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There are many flowers to choose from when deciding on textures and fragrant picks for your home.  Greenery: This depends on your style. Because traditional florist used a lot of greenery some consumers are afraid to discuss this in their arrangements. Ask your florist about new options.  Fillers: These are usually small to medium flowers used to fill spaces or add that extra pop to your design.  Focal flower: The star of the bouquet. In the example below roses and hydrangeas are my main focus in this arrangement. Since hydrangeas make a big impact it only takes a few to fill an arrangement. Be careful with hydrangeas. They drink a lot of water. The white roses are soft, fragrant and...

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My Monthly Project: " Magnolia Flower "

My project this month is to create several exquisite floral designs using magnolias. I know this isn't easy because of how sensitive this flower is. The slightest rough touch from your finger can negatively affect the look of it. I will post pictures of the results and my progress. Thanks,  Markeye 

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"Learning about Foliage"

Foliage works better in large arrangements to fill out and shape the design, while sculptural grasses create interest and height. Other foliage, usually of year-round varieties, works better in small designs to give added detail and color. Ultimately, the foliage that you choose for an arrangement will depend on its seasonal or year-round availability. Year-Round Foliage With the exception of ruscus, year-round foliage tends to be short and so is best used for medium-sized and compact arrangements. Choose foliage such as pittosporum, bear grass, snake grass, leather leaf and black ti and green ti leaves. Salal, shown at the far left, is a dense filler best used for small designs and bouquets. The unusual silver-green leaves, pleasant scent and handsome arching stems of...

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Welcome all lovers of Mikells Florist

  Welcome,      This blog is created to show upcoming events, teaching, and technicalities. Customers are welcomed to email me about any questions related to floral. Please stay tuned for our weekly creations and deals.  Thanks,  Owner: Markeye       

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