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Floral Design Elements: Wreath Centerpiece with Shawn Michael Foley

How To Floral Design: Holiday Wreath Centerpiece

For the final installment of his Mayesh Design Star series, Shawn leaves us with a beautiful winter wreath centerpiece. Stepping out of the traditional holiday color pallet of red and green, Shawn focuses on blue tones that represent the cold winter months.

We would like to thank Shawn for an awesome design series. He knocked it out of the park bringing us fresh and innovative design. You’re a rock star Shawn!

Featured product: Magnolia leaf, pine, cedar, dark blue delphinium (volkerfrieden), raspberries, anemone, dutch blue hydrangea.

*** Some items featured are not in season during the winter***

Materials used: Wire wreath form, Oasis foam, U-glu dashes, ribbon.

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Floral Design Elements: Holiday Topiary with Jerome Raska

How-to Floral Design: Fall Topiary

In the last installment of his Mayesh Design Star series, Jerome makes a not so traditional holiday topiary for the harvest time of year. This a great trans-seasonal design that will look perfect on any tablescape or buffet table.

We would like to thank Jerome for an incredible design series! We hope he has inspired you as he inspired us! It was a pleasure working with you, thank you Jerome!

Featured product: sheet moss, angel vine, apples (not sold by Mayesh), pincushion protea, hypericum berry, Confidential rose, hydrangea, rose hips, craspedia, scabiosa pods and cymbidium orchids.

Materials used: floral foam, hyacinth sticks, Design Master Rose Gold spray paint, pheasant feathers and water tubes.

 

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Floral Design Elements: Halloween Inspiration

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In this month’s Mayesh Design Star video, Shawn shows us a very cool technique on how to turn ti leaves into raven feathers to create a not so typical Halloween inspired design.

Featured product: Black ti leaves, burgundy tree peony, cymbidium orchids and mokara orchids.

Materials used: foam raquette and porcupine quills.

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Floral Design Elements: Fall Harvest with Jerome Raska

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In this edition of his Mayesh Design Star series, Jerome makes a beautiful harvest arrangement to kick off the fall season! This design is loaded with texture and has a lot of cool terracing effects! Enjoy!

Product featured: Birch branch, lotus pods, Milky Way aspidistra, millet, crocosmia pods, sunflowers, Jester leucadendron, transparent oak, hypericum berries and Matilda roses.

Materials used: oasis foam and chenille wire.

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Floral Design Elements: Pet Accessories with Shawn Michael Foley Part 2

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In part 2 of the pet accessories video, Shawn creates collar floral accessories for his pup, Bird. These are fun, simple and adorable adornments for pet collars for animals of all sizes!

Featured product: Ranunculus, thistle, cymbidium orchid, green trick and poppy pods.

Materials: Flat wire, yarn, feathers (optional) and cold glue.

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Floral Design Elements: Pet Accessories with Shawn Michael Foley Part 1

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In this edition of his Design Star series, Shawn makes an adorable flower crown for his pup, Olive. Pets in the wedding party have been trending for a while now and keep gaining popularity. We all love our fur babies and want them to be a part of the special day. Stay tuned for part two!

Featured product: Coral fern, green trick dianthus, scabiosa pods and yellow ranunculus.

Materials: Wire, floral tape, chenille and cold glue.

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Floral Design Elements: Memorial Wreath With Jerome Raska

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In this edition of his Mayesh Design Star Series, Jerome shows us a quick and easy way to make a memorial wreath using Aspidistra leaves to cover the foam with a ribboning technique.

Featured product: Aspidistra leaves, white chrysanthemum,

Materials: Floral foam ring.

Featured product: Aspidistra leaves, white chrysanthemum; Materials: Floral foam ring.

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Floral Design Elements: Body Botanicals with Shawn Michael Foley

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In this edition of his Mayesh Design Star series, Shawn shows us his tips and tricks for what he is most known for, adhering different botanicals to the body.  He demonstrates 3 different ways to attach flowers safely, securely and without causing breakouts. Have fun with this one!

Featured product: Dutch hydrangea, burgundy mokara orchids, air plant, coral fern,clarinervium leaves, green parrot tulips and yellow ranunculus.

Materials used: Cellophane, Oasis cold glue,  non-toxic school glue, ribbon or fabric and flexible fabric band-aid.

 

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Floral Design Elements: Flower Crowns with Jerome Raska

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In this edition of his Mayesh Design Star Series, Jerome Raska shows us how to make floral crowns. These crowns are wildly popular in wedding work and for summer festivals.

Featured product: Ivy, rosemary, delphinium, hypericum and hanging amaranthus.

Materials: bullion wire and cold glue.

Enjoy!

 

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Floral Design Elements: Utilizing Stems with Shawn

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In this edition of his Design Star series, Shawn shows us how to get more bang for our buck by using discarded stems in design work. Not only can you make a sturdy armature with interesting texture, but you can also add architectural lines as well to make your floral designs more modern. In addition, Shawn demonstrates how to make a rope out of inexpensive greens to weave throughout designs to really set them apart from the rest!

Enjoy!

 

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