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November 2013

Nov 28

Design PrinciplesYvette

Principles of design by bloom college

Principles of design – Floristry   The principles of design are the essence of creative design, they are the laws of relationship and allow designers an organised plan combining the elements of design All that is created on earth has the elements of design, whether it is man made or made by nature. The elements createRead more

Nov 26

Poinsettia – No plant says it’s Christmas quite like this oneYvette

Bloom College Christmas Flowers

Common name: Poinsettia, Christmas star Botanical name: Euphorbia pulcherrima Products or arrangements it’s suitable for: They look fantastic in table centrepieces but these guys really are beautiful left on the plant in a gorgeous pot. If you don’t have a gorgeous pot you can just decorate one or cover up a plastic pot, using hessian,Read more

Nov 21

Design elements – Floristry introductionYvette

Bloom College elements and principles of design

Elements of design – Floristry   All that is created on earth has the elements of design, whether it is man made or made by nature. The elements create emotional responses within us. When designers use the elements and principles to create order within a display they are evoking an emotional response whether it beRead more

Nov 21

Best wedding flower blogger award goes to FloweronaYvette

Congratulations to Rona Wheeldon for the award of best Wedding Flower blogger, a huge achievement. For those who are yet to be inspired and engaged by Rona’s posts you can find her on the following link http://flowerona.com/ Be sure to check her post tomorrow when she presents her interview with me. http://bloomcollege.com.au/shop/collingwood-vic/wedding-flowers/

Nov 13

Christmas Joy – it’s all about being organised thanks to Kikki-KYvette

Kikki.K Christmas organiser

Recently I attended a workshop at Kikki-K and absolutely loved it! It is so nice to be a participant at a workshop. The workshop covered everything you need to know to be prepared this Christmas, from gift giving to budgeting to menus, you name it the lovely host (Sophie) covered it. They have fantastic handbagRead more

Nov 12

Our App is now available on iphone – here’s a preview one of the videosYvette

Nov 06

Roses in full bloom – fact sheetYvette

Bloom College rose

Roses are by far the most well known flowers in the world.  Rose season is such an exciting time of year and one that makes me grateful I don’t live in tropical climates, which goes against what I have been wishing all winter!  Common name: Rose, Spray roses have several flowers per stem, hybrid teaRead more

Nov 05

Indigo Homewares by Aboubakar Fofana – Hermon & HermonYvette

Hermon and Hermon

Last Tuesday I had the privilege of attending the launch of Indigo Homewares by Aboubakar Fofana thanks to Hermon & Hermon in Richmond. I expected to be impressed as I am with everything I see at Hermon & Hermon and impressed I was. It was a great evening hosted by Barbara and John Hermon, heldRead more

Nov 01

Congratulations to Alyssa, Rosie and the team at Thrive FlowersYvette

  We’re excited and proud to announce that Bloom College team member Alyssa Goodall, Rosie MacKenzie and the crew at Thrive Flowers & Events in Melbourne (Collingwood) have just won The Australian Flower Industry Small Florist Business of the Year Award. They’ll be featuring in the AFI magazine in December. As a floristry business whichRead more