17 Jan 2011
Not all of us are born naturally artistic but we can all learn, especially when it comes to silk flower arrangements. Floral designers just have this “eye” for flowers and uncannily can just tell which blossoms go with others. Some just seemingly haphazardly throw together different kinds of flowers and it results to a breathtaking arrangement. Well, if you are into floral arrangements and would like to be as artistic as some of these designers, you too can be just as great. What one may lack in natural talent, one can learn the skills instead.
Advantages of Silk Flower Arrangements
Of course, if you put your mind to it, most things can be learned. It may take time, lots of patience and practice, but in the long run, the result could well be worth it and this is just as true for floral arrangements. If you want to learn, the best way to start is with silk flowers to create simple silk bouquets at first.
Why artificial silk flowers? One of the important advantages of silk flowers is that they are very sturdy and flexible, making them the perfect choice when learning silk flower arrangements as well as other general floral arrangements. The flexibility allows you to experiment time and time again with different arrangements and still the blossoms look as perfect as the day they were created.
If you are truly serious about making a career out of floral arrangements then learn as much as you can about it. Learn the basic principles and move through to the more complex ones. Simply throwing flowers and leaves together with a lovely result is unlikely to happen if you have no basic understanding about the blossoms used in the arrangement. For example, if one is arranging silk bouquets for a funeral or memorial service, the flowers used should represent solemnity and sorrow. The right colors must also be used and the expected formal arrangement completed. Find out more about how to make silk flower arrangements at our post.