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WHAT’S TO COME Mikells Florist News May 4, 2020 FLORISTRY IN IT’S BEST FORM! It has definitely been crazy times. Mikells Florist has made a few new beautiful changes. Transforming it’s focus. I have a lot in store for my amazing  present and future clients. I’ve been moving in a creative way. Letting my art speak for itself and focusing on becoming…..  Since starting Mikells Florist I felt that I wanted to do things differently. Not conform to the traditional floral industry, but make needed critiques. My focus is to simply take care of your floral & interior needs. Whether you want an arrangement where you give me creative control. Explaining small details of where your design will be placed....

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Home Embellishments

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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