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Apr 04

Make a professional Glass Fish Bowl TerrariumYvette Timmins

Filmed Live at our Career Change course in Port Melbourne, learn how a professional florist designs and constructs a Glass Fish Bowl Terrarium. For more arrangement demos, recipe cards and other flower arranging advice, visit www.bloomonline.com.au Before you start making this arrangement, be sure to watch the video carefully and consider what materials you wantRead more

Mar 02

Urn Flower Arrangement Demo and Recipe CardYvette Timmins

Learn how to design and create a stunning urn flower arrangement for the hobbyist or professional florist, with this demonstration filmed as part of our live training course. You can download the recipe card (including alternate flowers to use) below… Urn Flower Arrangement

Aug 08

Elements and principles of design in relation to floristryYvette Timmins

The elements & principles of design are universal, absolutely everything we use or create from a single flower to large scale arrangements incorporate the use of the elements and of design.  Correct use of the elements and principles of design ensures a pleasing arrangement.  All arrangements include the elements of design almost by default, theRead more

Jul 18

What’s Hot? – Hanging InstallationsYvette Timmins

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Hanging Installations are by far the hottest flower arrangements at any event. So we have chosen it to be the next talking point at this months Budders Club event. Yvette & Alyssa will demonstrate creating a fresh flower hanging installation which they will use materials that will dry and look stunning for multiple use. YouRead more

Apr 29

Blooms We Love: HydrangeaYvette Timmins

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This weekend, Bloom College is once again teaming up with Porter Davis World of Style. This time, attendees will learn to make a beautiful ‘Tea Cups & Roses” arrangement – keeping in line with a Mother’s Day theme (that’s coming up very soon!). In preparation for this event, we’ve had these gorgeous hydrangea’s delivered today. Read more

Apr 01

Bloom LIVE: Flower WallYvette Timmins

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This week we held a free presentation for our flower loving community – the first of the monthly Bloom Live Events. Attendees joined us in person in our Port Melbourne classroom – and online – and were treated to a presentation on how to build a flower wall.  In just under 2 hours teachers fromRead more

Mar 04

Do You Pin?Yvette Timmins

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Here at Bloom College we LOVE Pinterest.  So much so, that we encourage all of our students (in particular the Career Change floristry students) to create an account and set up boards of things they love. Are you just starting out with Pinterest? Once set up, we suggest you start with broad keywords such asRead more

Jan 04

Flowers In The CityYvette Timmins

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WOW WOW WOW!! Flowers in the City…and by ‘City’ I mean the one and only Big Apple – New York City. Whenever I travel I am always drawn to check out the local flower industry – in particular seeing the difference between regions and how they trade. When I visited New York City in 2014/15 itRead more

Nov 19

Bring Your Event ALIVE with FlowersYvette Timmins

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We have a wide range of floristry courses and flower workshops here at Bloom College, and last Saturday saw a keen group of flower lovers learning all about using the beauty of fresh flowers to make their wedding or event come alive. In this special 6-hour workshop (which included a yummy lunch), our students learntRead more

Oct 03

Flower Workshops for ChristmasYvette Timmins

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With less than 3 months until Christmas (which is sure to fly!), now’s the time to start planning. Here at Bloom College, we’re here to help you have a Christmas filled with flowery fun – where you get to enjoy making beautiful decorations, attending great events, giving thoughtful gifts…and of course – making the mostRead more

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