Written by Shirley T
Wednesday, 07 March 2012 00:00
Flower Arrangement Ideas
Hobbyists or beginners often ask where are the best places to 'copy' fabulous flower arrangement ideas, and a quick answer for you is 'here and everywhere'! In a nutshell, this is the most accurate answer but perhaps not what you're looking for, so read on to find out more.
Florists are undoubtedly the ideal place to 'steal' fresh flower arrangement ideas but I would not advice you to do so. You can walk into the florists once or twice but not whenever you're looking for flower arrangement ideas. This is not only inconvenience to you but also to the florists and to the earth especially if you burn extra gas to reach the florists. However, there is no rule saying that you can't visit the online florists even if you're not serious to buy a bouquet. Just type 'online florist + flower arrangement style/theme (e.g. hand bouquet/wedding)' and you'll be surprised with dozens result on your screen the moment you hit 'Enter'. Surf as often as you like, stay as long as you wish, you certainly are not making anyone unhappy.
Flower Arrangement Ideas start from basic
Going back to the question that bother most beginners when they learn how to make flower arrangements - ideas and more ideas for floral designs. My flower arrangements guru told me once, when you're visiting book stores, spare a bit of time to go through flower arrangements books. Despite they may not fit the criteria for you to bring home, but often a few pages do offer great resources whether they are illustrated images or photographed pictures. If you'd some fundamentals on how to arrange flowers, these flower arrangements pictures certainly connect you to the basic designs or styles, be it a silk flower arrangements or wedding flower arrangements. Despite books sound a little old-fashion in this millennium, the rule of game doesn't change much over years and decades. What comes around goes around. And never forget magazines, they offer wonders featuring the latest style of flower arrangements ideas by season or by occasions. Though it is hard to spot a dedicated floral arrangement magazine on earth, bridal/flowers/gardens and home decoration magazines are plenty and there may have a few pages talking about flower arrangements. So, the next time you pass a magazine stand on your way to subway station, make sure you drop by to check out the front covers.
How to arrange flowers is an art and everything around you also serves as great flower arrangement ideas for your inspiration if you know how to tap on them. Look at shapes of the fruits, vegetables and groceries that you stock up at home. Their shapes whether it is circle, oval, triangular - these are the most basic structures in symmetrical flower arrangements. Alphabets such as L, S and T, these are the popular flower arrangement styles. Store's grand openings, parties, weddings, funerals, Halloween, Thanksgiving and festivities throughout the year, you may spot stunning flower arrangement ideas in some of these events whether they are composed from fake flowers or fresh flowers.
Experiment Your Flower Arrangement Ideas When you shop at boutiques or stores, scan through their silk flower arrangements or artificial flowers decoration, these certainly add up into the library of your flower arrangement ideas. Even if not, you still can create your own designs, by combining a few ideas that you found on the street or from books. The opportunity is almost endless. Experiment and practice, these are the best hints to generate more ideas as you march to arrange flowers like a pro!
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