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How to Use Floral Foam

Using Floral Foam – The How & Why   So what is the most important thing to know about using floral foam? It was invented in 1954? That choosing the right density for stems makes designing easier and more secure? That…

Perfect Pew Ends LOMEY® Pew Holders

Perfect Pew Ends LOMEY® Pew Holders. This LOMEY® Pew Holder has been specially designed to ensure hanging designs are stable and also easy to fix. Its versatility and the ability to adjust its length means designs such as pew end…

33 Quick Tips to Keep Cut Flowers Fresh

33 Quick Tips to Keep Cut Flowers Fresh What is the No. 1 consumer objection to buying flowers? Longevity. Fresh is the key word to retaining repeat customers for flower arrangements. In addition to deterring people from buying flowers, wilted-too-soon…

4 Easy Steps for Creating Trend-Savvy Botanical Headpieces

4 Easy Steps for Creating Trend-Savvy Botanical Headpieces Reviving old ideas in new ways is fun, especially when doing so ignites a passion for something as creative as botanical headpieces. Françoise Weeks was inspired to try something new when an email…

Valentine’s Day Floral Design Checklist

 Valentine’s Day Floral Design Checklist – Two Weeks to go! Consumers imagine red roses and love. You see all-nighters and a rush to get every arrangement delivered on time! Valentine’s Day, the leading holiday for giving fresh flowers, is just…

Building a Foundation for Your Floral Designs

Building a Foundation for Your Floral Designs Need help instructing helpers on prepping containers, here’s a quick video: With Smithers-Oasis Floral Design Director Sharon McGukin. Oasis Home & Hobby stock a wide range of supplies for Professional florists & hobbyists Including…

How To Elevate Your Designs

How To Elevate Your Designs With Smithers-Oasis Floral Design Director Sharon McGukin. Oasis Home & Hobby stock a wide range of supplies for Professional florists & hobbyists Including a comprehensive range of wire products that offer everything a designer could need.…

Pear Leaf Boutonniere

Pear Leaf Boutonniere Flowers & Foliage  5 balls Brunia, Silver 3 pods Eryngium Blue Dynamite Blue 1 bloom Dendrobium Sabine Purple 1 cluster Privet Berry Black 1 piece Myrtle 1 cluster Viburnum Berries Green Sundries OASIS™ Natural Wrap, Pear Leaf…

How to Create and Display Circular Wedding Arches

How to Create and Display Circular Wedding Arches Wedding gates. Moon gates. Infinity arches. Circular wedding wreaths. Circular wedding arches. Whatever you call them, large circular floral arrangements are topping the wedding charts this year. Which three ways can circular…

11 Tips to Get Floral Wedding Garlands Right

11 Tips to Get Floral Wedding Garlands Right Which floral mechanics make floral wedding garland design and installation easier? What are the strongest choices for creating garlands with reusable individual designs? Which are the favorite flowers for garland? Garlands of…

Lace and Burlap Napkin Holders

Lace and Burlap Napkin Holders Combining rustic hessian or burlap with pretty white lace has been a popular choice for wedding decor this year, and these charming napkin holders are just the ticket to bring the trend to your tables. Our…

Cubed Chrysanthemums-Budget Designs in ceramics

Richards Inspiration – Designer Richard Go Richard has taken this Stylish cream & green ceramic container and turned it into a modern Floral design. With Chrysanthemums and Orchids standing tall over the vibrant Ficus leaves, it takes a moment for the…

Tin Pot and Peach Floral Arrangement

Tin Pot and Peach Floral Arrangement Flowers & Foliage 3 Peach Roses 3 Miniature Green Hydrangea 2 Miniature Pittosporum 4 Yellow Daisy 2 Salal Sundries OASIS™ Container Range OASIS® Floral Foam Brick OASIS™ Aluminum Wire OASIS™ Mega Beaded Wire, Ivory…

White Tulips and Oval Tin Floral Design

White Tulips and Oval Tin Floral Design Flowers & Foliage 7 White Tulips 3 Stems Yellow Spray Roses 3 Pale Pink Roses 3 Stems Hypericum 3 Stems Seeded Eucalyptus OASIS Ingredients OASIS™ Oval Tin Pot OASIS® Floral Foam Brick Sign…

Purple Orchid Wrist Corsage

Purple Orchid Wrist Corsage Flowers & Foliage 3 blooms & 3 buds Dendrobium Sabine Purple 1 stem Eucalyptus Seeded Green – leaves removed Sundries Atlantic® Mirrored Halo Bracelet, Silver OASIS® Floral Adhesive, Tube       Oasis Home & Hobby…

Secret Gift Handmade Cards

Secret Gift Handmade Cards These homemade Christmas cards are sure to put a smile on the face of their recipients; not only are they as pretty as a present, they even come with a built-in gift! These easy-to-make cards feature…

Antique Pink Cache Floral Centerpiece

Antique Pink Cache Floral Centerpiece Flowers & Foliage 7 Peach Roses 6 Pink Alstromeria 2 Stems Pink Wax 3 Stems Baby’s Breath Sundries Cache Pot, Antique Pink OASIS® Floral Foam Brick   Sign up to our newsletter When You Sign…

Houseplant Pot Wrap

Houseplant Pot Wrap These plant pot wraps are so simple yet SO effective! Use them to spruce up your houseplants when you decorate your home for Christmas, or use them as pretty, personalised presentation for plants you are giving as…

Spring Garden Bouquet

Spring Garden Bouquet Flowers & Foliage 5 pieces Rice-flower Light Pink 4 stems Rose Garden Beatrice Gold 40cm 4 small stems and a bud of Peony Coral 4 stems Tulips, Pink w/ yellow edge 3 stems Rose Amsterdam Salmon 60cm…

Stick-with-Pink Floral Design

Stick-with-Pink Floral Design Flowers & Foliage 3 Peach Gerbera 3 Stems Pink Alstromeria 6 Peach Roses 2 Stems Baby Breath 2 stems Salal Sundries OASIS™ Cache Dish, Antique Pink OASIS® Floral Foam Brick OASIS™ Midollino Sticks, Pink OASIS™ Cotton Lace…

Orange Rose Floral Wedding Cake Design

Orange Rose Floral Wedding Cake Design Flowers & Foliage 1 Bunch Orange Spray Roses 50 Orange Roses Sundries OASIS™ Flat Wire – Copper 12 OASIS™ Midollino Sticks – Black LOMEY ® Designer Dish – Black   Sign up to our…

Reinvent Wreaths like Laura Dowling in 8 Steps

Reinvent Wreaths like Laura Dowling in 8 Steps Are you and your customers ready for remarkable holiday wreaths? Laura Dowling, former chief floral designer at the White House, author and TED speaker, explains how in eight steps. Laura is the…

Cybidium Tin Pot Holiday Tree Floral Centerpiece

Cybidium Tin Pot Holiday Tree Floral Centerpiece Flowers & Foliage 4 Green Miniature Cymbidium Bloom 3 Stems White Spray Roses 7 Scabiosa Pods Holiday Greens Handful of Sheet Moss Sundries OASIS™ Tin Pot, Rust OASIS® Floral Foam Brick OASIS® Floral…

Create Magical Wands using Aluminium Wire and Skeleton Bayan Leaves

Create Magical Wands using Aluminium Wire and Skeleton Bayan Leaves Magical wands are back in fashion and making enchanting wands has never been simpler with OASIS® Home and Hobby Products.  You don’t have to be a wizard to follow our…

Vertical Bowls Queen’s Anne Lace Centerpiece

Vertical Bowls Queen’s Anne Lace Centerpiece Flowers & Foliage 2 Stems Queen Anne’s Lace 2 Stems Eryngium Sundries 3 Crimped Top Ivy Bowl 3′ OASIS™ Raw Muslin – Moss High Bond Adhesive Roll OASIS™ Bind Wire – Brown Oasis Home…

Cymbidium and Agonis Floral Vase

Cymbidium and Agonis Floral Vase Flowers & Foliage  1 Stem Pink Cymbidium 2 Stems Agonis Foliage 1 Stem Aspidistra Sundries  Cinch Vase       Sign up to our newsletter When You Sign Up you will not only receive our…

Orange, Willow and Cooper Flower Centerpiece

Orange, Willow and Cooper Flower Centerpiece Flowers & Foliage 1 Hydrangea 6 Orange Roses 2 Pink Alstromeria 1 Stem Lisianthus 2 Stems Dusty Miller 2 Stems Pussy Willow Sundries ECOssential™ Cylinder, Bark OASIS® Floral Foam Brick OASIS™ Sequin Wrap, Copper…

White and Pink Two Sphere Wedding Flower Centerpiece

White and Pink Two Sphere Wedding Flower Centerpiece Flowers & Foliage 13 Roses 16 Garden Roses 7 Hydrangea 11 Stems Spray Roses 14 Stems Ranunculus 1 Bunch Lambs Ear Sundries OASIS® Floral Foam Shape, 8″ Standing Sphere OASIS® Floral Foam…

Parrot Tulips Punch Bowl Floral Arrangement

Parrot Tulips Punch Bowl Floral Arrangement Flowers & Foliage 5 Clementines 10 Green Parrot Tulips 10 Orange Tulips 10 Orange Asiatic Lilies 1 Bunch Green Trick Dianthus 12 Eufloria Hypnose Roses 12 Orange Carnations 5 Orange Miniature Calla Lilies Birch…

Wish you a Merry Christmas!

Wish you a Merry Christmas! We have the perfect creation to celebrate on Christmas using some of our new products. It was made in a Red Romance Round Tin Pot and the red roses will contrast with the frosty pine…

Lavender and Purple Cinch Vase Floral Design

Lavender and Purple Cinch Vase Floral Design Flowers& Foliage 3 Stems Lavender Roses 5 Stems Purple Dendrobium 3 Stems Erynginum 2 Stems Wax Flower Sundries Cinch Vase   Sign up to our newsletter When You Sign Up you will not…

Floral Photo Booth Frame

Floral Photo Booth Frame A wedding day is all about making memories to last a lifetime, and having a photo booth has become a popular way of both entertaining guests and capturing some memorable pictures. Hiring a professional photo booth can be…

Pink and Green Embrace Flower Centerpiece

Pink and Green Embrace Flower Centerpiece Flowers & Foliage 5 Pink Gerbera 3 Bells of Ireland 1 Green Hydrangea Sundries OASIS™ Wok, Antique Pink OASIS® Floral Foam Brick OASIS™ Mega Beaded Wire, Iridescent Sign up to our newsletter When You…

Pink and Orange Cinch Vase Arrangement

Pink and Orange Cinch Vase Arrangement Flowers & Foliage 2 Umbrella Fern 3 Bird of Paradise 3 Orange Roses 2 Hot Pink Miniature Gerbera 2 Hot Pink Asters 2 stems Salal 2 Variegated Pittosporum Sundries  Cinch Vase 3 55mm Glitter…

Summertime Basket

Summertime Basket Pretty florals look gorgeous this time of year around the house or as a centerpiece for on outdoor event. The range of Balmoral Baskets couldn’t make things easier to create a perfect table display at a function or…

Don’t Wilt! How Fresh Flowers Can Survive Hot Wedding Days

Don’t Wilt! How Fresh Flowers Can Survive Hot Wedding Days When it’s so hot groomsmen chill their jackets in a walk-in cooler, can you keep fresh wedding flowers cool? This was the challenge facing three floral pros at a September…

Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh Vases

Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh Vases  Vases in three colours make the perfect start for a gold, frankincense and myrrh themed  flower display! Like the gifts of the nativity, we’ve made each arrangement different and charming in its own way, and…

Ring-bearer’s Plaid-Ruffled Pillow

Ring-bearer’s Plaid-Ruffled Pillow Flowers & Foliage 2 stems Hellebores Green 1 stem Astrantia Rosea 1 stem Berzillia Baubles Green 1 stem Eryngium Blue Dynamite Blue Sundries Atlantic® Rectangle Pillow, Linen & Lace OASIS® Floral Adhesive High Bond Adhesive, Strips OASIS™ Cotton…

Brighten Her Day Spring Bouquet

Brighten Her Day Spring Bouquet A timeless classic with a touch of modern bling. This arrangement is simple yet the contrast of Yellow and White Lillies brings it to life, announcing Spring and is sure to brightening any ones day.…

Why and How to Wire and Tape Flowers

Why and How to Wire and Tape Flowers If glue is great, why would you ever wire and tape flowers? Because wiring and taping individual flowers for corsages, boutonnieres or bouquets excels in certain applications. Hand-wiring, unlike Myspace and super…

Pearls and Porcelain Floral Corsage

Pearls and Porcelain Floral Corsage This spring racing carnival make a statement wearing this beautiful Floral Corsage. Our corsage bracelet range make creating stunning floral corsages a breeze. Available in a variety of colours and sizes. Also features attachment which…

Ghoulish Tricks and Tempting Treats

Ghoulish Tricks and Tempting Treats  These spooky, sensory baskets make Trick or Treat more fun than ever. There are two designs to make here, and you can use them in two ways. Present your sweets to Halloween callers and they will love…

15 Things You Need to Know About 2018 Wedding Trends

15 Things You Need to Know About 2018 Wedding Trends Today’s couples, even those far from any fashion center, can easily see wedding trends online. They want to know you’re familiar with the 2018 wedding trend they like and can…

Why and How to Glue Flowers

Why and How to Glue Flowers How to attach flowers? We used to tape and wire boutonnieres and corsages. Now we glue. Why glue? Which glue to use? And what should you do and not do to get the most…

Heart of Roses Wedding Bouquet

Heart of Roses Wedding Bouquet Design Flowers & Foliage 3 Bunch Spray Roses Sundries 2 OASIS® Floral Foam Shapes – Heart OASIS™  Flat Wire – Gold 1/2 Roll OASIS™ Mega Beaded Wire – Ivory OASIS™ Button Wire – Ivory  Looking…

Cosy Up and Get Creative

Cosy Up and Get Creative Cosy up and get creative with this winter warmer of a design.  Our new Fur Lined Bags give a hint of luxury to seasonal craft creations. Try your hand at this simple, yet effective design.…

Lilies and Dragons

Lilies and Dragons – with OASIS® Noir Ideal Floral Foam Maxlife  In this step-by-step guide you’ll see just how easily our new floral foam can be hidden within a design. Because of the light-absorbing properties of the black foam, gaps between flowers…

Wriggling Wreath

Wriggling Wreath  What better way to welcome Trick Or Treat callers to your door than with a Halloween wreath? This one is made using a woven wreath, and is both a trick and a treat; from a distance, passers-by will see a…

Cocktail Hour Table Design

Cocktail Hour Table Design Great for event work and table designs this stunning design made using a 30cm OASIS® Ideal Floral Foam Sphere is definitely a crowd pleaser made in dramatic purple, red and lime green colours, and then jazzed up…

Suitably Spring

Suitably Spring  These pretty pastel suitcases are a great addition to the home or for craft projects. Even better add flowers and give as a gift. The vintage print of flowers and birds gives a traditional feel whilst the pop…

Twiggy Tree Christmas Centerpiece

Twiggy Tree Christmas Centerpiece  This twiggy tree and foliage ring create the perfect centerpiece for your Christmas Dinner table.  A dusting of artificial snow and glitter add the ideal festive touch to this winter wonderland tree. Furthermore this design is simple…

Christmas present using a Winter Berry Hessian Star Container

Christmas present using a Winter Berry Hessian Star Container Create a lovely arrangement for Christmas to give your loved ones.  The new Winter Berry Hessian Star Container can be used as a center piece in a Christmas party, to decorate…

Purple Embrace Floral Vase

Purple Embrace Floral Vase Watch our video How to create wire flowers and learn how to make this Flower Frog in minutes. Flowers & Foliage  2 Fatsia 5 Yellow Gerbera Sundries 6″ Adorn Hurricane OASIS™ Flat Wire – Purple     Oasis…

Cappuccino Cubed Floral Design

Cappuccino Cubed Floral Design  Let the aroma of coffee beans blend with the delicate fragrances of fresh Roses & Gerberas in this Cubed Floral Design. Flowers & Foliage 2 Miniature Gerbera 2 Roses 1 Stem Spray Rose 3 Tulips 2…

Pom Poms

Pom Poms Based on an idea for a garden party, but the theme can be changed to suit any occasion using the wide range of Tissue Paper colours and Printed Film Roll Designs coming soon to OASIS® Home and Hobby. You’ll…

Twirls of Love

Twirls of Love  Vibrant parallel lines of decorative wire contrast perfectly with delicate trails of Spanish moss. Begin this design by twisting four peices of Aluminium Wire together to make 60cm strips. Wrap them with Olive green Metallic wire for…

OASIS® Bio Floral Foam Maxlife – PressRelease

The most recogonised and trusted brand for floriculture products introduces OASIS® Bio Floral Foam Maxlife Following years of development and in response to consumer trends and the demands of its customers, Smithers-Oasis is introducing the latest generation of OASIS® Bio Floral Foam…

Floral Headband

Floral Headband   Whether you’re designing your own bridal flower crown, flower crowns for your bridesmaids or flower girls, or if you just want a fun boho headdress for festival season. Follow our guide and once you know the basics the…

Whimsical Posy

Whimsical Posy Follow the 3 simple steps below to create this Whimsical wedding posy. Pretty  bouquets are so easy to create for a DIY wedding.  With a touch of decorative lace ribbon you can really create a simply beautiful vintage…

Ring of Roses

Ring of Roses Pretty as a picture this fragrant pomander of Roses and Gypsophila will delight a little bridesmaid at a summer wedding. Carry the theme through by hanging clusters of the OASIS® Netted Spheres above the wedding table and…

Memories

Memories Inject lightness and brightness into a sad occasion with a splash of illuminating white. This arrangement is suitable for anyone who has recently lost a loved one and diverges from the traditional wreath or sheath design. Whites and greens…

Framed for the Future

Framed for the Future    An open frame beneath a bouquet of white Anthuriums achieves lightness and space. Follow the steps below to create the airy frame which can be made well in advance. Incorporate Asparagus fern, Seeded Eucalyptus, Ivy…

Bold and Beautiful

Bold and Beautiful  Playful palms extend the boundaries of this bouquet to form a tropical halo. The collar is made first by unrolling silver Aluminium Wire and scrunching it into a large flat circular disc before attaching to the bouquet…

Cosmopolitan Connection

Cosmopolitan Connection Opposite ends of the colour spectrum create a multicultural effect. Weddings are often a melting pot of cultures and this bridesmaid’s design has been constructed to complement the Bouquet Swirls & Curls. Roses in pink, peach and purple…

Red for Romance

Red for Romance   Allow vibrant Gerberas to leap out of a pastel bouquet for a racy result. Surrounding the design are five wire petals. Each petal began with 120cm of Aluminium Wire that was folded in half then twisted…

Nest of Happiness

Both designs share a circular centre containing similar flowers with elements like gum leaves and coconut fibre repeated in the frames.

How to create wire flowers

How to create wire flowers This is a great tip. Easy and cheap to create wire flowers that become a unique reusable flower holder. Perfect for not only for Mothers Day but any day of the year. We have every thing you…

Wedding reception using a 12 cm OASIS® Floral Cupcake

Difficulty: Beginner Time Required: 15 minutes  This romantic OASIS® Floral Cupcake is a lovely creation as a center piece of your wedding reception. You will be making it in no time just follow these 3 simple steps. Available in 2 sizes (8cm and…

Create this vintage design

Difficulty: Beginner Time Required: 45 minutes   Create this vintage design Beautiful butterflies make this popular pot all of a flutter for spring and summer plant and floral designs. Complete with a plastic liner, this cream container comes in a range of shapes…

Tips for keeping Flowers fresh without a water source

 Flowers are alive. Like people, they need extra hydration. Especially if placed outdoors without a water source. Read our Tips for keeping Flowers fresh without a water source..      Tuck the tubes out of sight or place them strategically as a…

Floral Chair Back/Table Centre

Floral Chair Back/Table Centre  Difficulty: Beginner  Time Required: 15 minutes   Add a splash of colour to a dull chair back with this easy to create decoration. The same decoration can also be used as a table centre or to decorate venues and…

Blooming Buttonholes

Blooming Buttonholes Difficulty: Beginner Time Required: 30 Follow these 3 simple steps to create these crafty buttonholes which can  easily be customized to your own wedding colours and flowers. Give the men in your wedding party a floral touch of their own…

Snap Dragon Oval Tin Floral Centerpiece

Snap Dragon Oval Tin Floral Centerpiece is a simple little arrangement anyone can create. Use our Flower & Foliage suggestions below or choose a selection of your Favorite Flowers. Furthermore be sure and check out our Tips on How to soak Floral Foam. Fresh…

Make perfect circles with OASIS Aluminum Wire

Make perfect circles with Oasis Aluminum Wire Making perfect circles has never been easier. Watch as Loann Burke from Oasis shows you how to work with Aluminum Wire and in less then 4 minutes you to will Make perfect circles with…

How to soak Floral Foam

How to soak Floral Foam Ever wondered if there’s a right way to Soak OASIS® Floral Foam? or How to soak those big awkward pieces? Let Neville Mackay show you How to soak Floral Foam the right way. He also…

Tangeld Garden

A centre piece arrangement Tangled Garden can be created in a large ceramic container. With curling vines and miniature pumpkins as a result giving this arrangement a style of its own. You can use this centre piece arrangement for any occasion. Use…

Swirls and Curls

Swirls & Curls A quirky halo gives this bouncy bouquet a heavenly lift.  Create Swirls and Curls Using an OASIS® Ladynette bouquet holder.  Full of freshness and frivolity this design incorporates the muted tones that are currently fashionable. Peach Avalanche Roses snuggle…

Playful Petals

Playful Petals frozen in time A fun design Playful Petals uses the OASIS® Floral Foam Bricks in a  large ceramic container as the base. With a Disc of Ice in the arrangement to make it playful and the clever use of  Aluminium Wire and …

Thinking of You

Thinking of you When words are insufficient a carefully composed design gives great comfort. Centrally located Proteas symbolise a strong earthly connection while Zantedeschias float upwards in a heavenly direction. Gently swaying Cymbopogon draws attention even further away to a…

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