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Meg Callahan
How to Care for Dried Flowers

How to Care for Dried Flowers

Your Guide For How to Care for Dried Flowers Whether you’re dreaming up a dried flower arrangement, unsure of how to store your dried bouquet, or just want to give your dried hydrangeas a refresh, this guide is for you. Before creating an arrangement or storing away your seasonal stems, follow a few pointers to keep your blooms beautiful. Avoid Humidity and Don’t Place in Water Although you may be tempted to drop these dried flowers in water, steer clear of any moisture. Dried flowers have been processed to remove all moisture. Preserved flowers have been processed to retain a...

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Meg C.
Flower Hairpins and Foam Free Flower Arrangements

Flower Hairpins and Foam-Free Flower Arrangements

Foam-free floral design may sound trendy and new age, but surprisingly, it's been all the rage since the 1930s. With a focus on sustainable swaps, many of today's floral designers have ditched flower foam in exchange for reusable, foam-free floral mechanics. At the front of this foam-free revolution is Floral Genius. A female-owned and operated company based out of Virginia. Floral Genius, a sister company to Harmony Harvest Farm, is the world's sole manufacturer of flower hairpins. Floral Genius is also the only U.S. manufacturer of flower frogs. We recently caught up with Stephanie Duncan, Co-Owner of Floral Genius and...

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Megan Callahan
How to Clean Silk Flowers and Artificial Plants

How to Clean Artificial Flowers

Before creating a fake flower arrangement or storing your artificial floral bouquet away, follow this guide on how to clean silk flowers. With a few simple how-to tips, you'll learn how to care for artificial flowers, prevent fake flowers from fading, and how to store artificial flowers so your floral investment can last for years! How to Clean Silk Flowers To clean silk flowers that combine fabric and plastic, dust the leaves and blooms with a damp cloth or feather duster. For small stems, or intricate spaces, use a dry craft or paint brush. If the artificial flower doesn't contain...

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Mikinna Martin
How To Arrange Flowers | Compote Styling 101

How To Arrange Flowers | Compote Styling 101

How To Arrange Flowers | Compote Styling 101 One of our most frequently asked questions is "how do you style flowers in a compote bowl?" We're giving you three eco-friendly ways to style your floral arrangements without using floral foam! Watch our quick tutorial below and find all the supplies you need for these different style methods here to get started.     What is a Compote Bowl? First, let's answer the big obvious question you might have. What is a compote bowl? You may have seen them before styled with florals or used as a decorative item and never realized that...

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