Artistic Foliage Adds Pizzazz to Floral Designsby Ardith Beveridge on March 10, 2013 at 7:33 am
The creative use of foliage gives floral arrangements incredible star power. Foliage is tremendously versatile with their shapes, surface structures and colors. Because there are so many ways to manipulate foliage — folding, binding, weaving, layering, collaring, and sewing — they offer a variety of design possibilities. Here are examples.
Packed and layered leaves randomly clustered among flowers and berries add texture.
Even the smallest bouquet turns heads when foliage is used dramatically; such as encircling a bouquet with aspidistra leaves.
Ask your florist to show you how foliage can enhance a floral arrangement.
What are some creative uses of foliage you’ve seen in floral designs?