Category: Floral Design

3 Key Skills You Need To Make It As A Floral Stylist

floral stylist skills

Skill 1 – Understanding the basic florist skills so that you can handle and work with flowers correctly Becoming a floral stylist is easier than you think! There are a batch of key skills that you need to understand before you start. Things like how to handle flowers, how to condition flowers, and best practice… Read more »

3 Reasons Why I Believe Flowers Are The Future For Wedding Stylists

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Our UK Floral Design and Wedding/Event Styling Tutor and wedding business owner Dee McMeeking transformed her business when she added floral design. In this post, Dee reveals why she believes flowers are the future for wedding stylists. 1. The Wedding Market Place is Changing What we are seeing right now in the wedding industry is… Read more »

How to Become a Floral Designer

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Do you have a passion for flowers and all things botanical? Would you love a career that allows you to incorporate work with flowers? If you are a creative type looking for a fun and fulfilling career that ties in your love for florals then read on and find out more about the role of… Read more »

Floral Design Trends in 2018 Weddings with Lisa Gatenby

As part of the 2018 International Wedding Trend Report the Academy team travelled to a beautiful French Chateau, called Chateau de la Belle in the gorgeous Charente. This year we also spent time filming with some top wedding professionals for them to give us their inside knowledge on what’s in and what’s out in weddings… Read more »

Discounted Flowers for Students

One of the things that we teach our students is the power of building networks within the industry.  Every Wedding or Event is a team effort and a great Planner and Designer knows that an event’s success rests on their ability to pull together a great team of Suppliers for their clients.  At the Academy… Read more »

The Diploma In Floral & Event Styling – Meet Our Expert Tutor

Dee McMeeking

We are very excited to be launching our first blended learning course this May through the UK Academy of wedding & Event Planning. As part of The Diploma in Floral & Event Styling our students will spend two days at our London styling studio with expert Academy Tutor Dee McMeeking. Dee is a wedding stylist, wedding… Read more »

The Diploma In Floral & Event Styling – So What is a Floral Stylist?

Floral Stylist

Last month we bought you the launch of an exciting new addition to our UK campus course list, The Diploma in Floral & Event Styling.  This blended learning Level 4 Diploma course is the only one of its kind in the wedding industry and gives you the opportunity to combine a hands-on learning experience with… Read more »

New Course Alert – The Diploma in Floral & Event Styling

Diploma in Floral & Event Styling

Do want to learn how to style magazine worthy floral arrangements? Is it your dream to have a career as a pro floral and event stylist? I am so excited to announce the launch of our newest course, The Diploma in Floral and Event Styling. Currently this course is only available in the UK, but… Read more »

Wedding Trend Alert – Wild Bouquets

Wild bouquets are taking the flower world by storm, and I am welcoming this trend with open arms! Drawing inspiration from overgrown gardens, wild bouquets are oversized, unstructured, and organically asymmetrical. Cascading foliage and wandering blooms mimic the way that they would grow in nature. These bouquets appear effortlessly arranged, as if they have been… Read more »

Finding Inspiration for the Design of your Weddings and Events

You need to experiment with creativity and find those places and things that inspire you. In our latest Academy TV video we give you an insight into what we do, but this is also an area we cover in our courses at the Academy. We share our tips and tricks with you and show you… Read more »