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Leafy Couture

Online Flower School

Photography:  Arabella Smith

Photography: Arabella Smith

Welcome to the Leafy Couture Online Flower School, we’re so excited you’re here!

On this page you’ll find all of the videos and resources exclusively available to you as a member. You can access these 24/7 so you can come back and learn whenever you want.

Make sure you join our wonderful Leafy Community of supportive florists, growers and other creatives from the wedding industry. Join in to share your progress, ask questions and inspire others. Join our Facebook group.

 

Your videos and resources

 
 

How to make an urn flower arrangement

Learn how to make a large urn flower arrangement with Leafy Couture founder, teacher and Chapel designer, Sarah Richardson.

This wow factor installation is perfect for weddings, events or anywhere you want to make an impact!

 

Your floristry basics checklist

We cover everything you’ll need to start creating, playing and running your business.

Print off this checklist and take it with you on your next trip to the wholesalers.

 

How to create an autumn / winter floral arch installation

Follow Sarah as she creates a stunning sweeping floral arch.

This tutorial features seasonal flowers perfect for autumn and winter. The same mechanics can be applied all year round for stunning results.

 

A FLORIST’S GUIDE TO INSTAGRAM

Learn the tips and tricks that Sarah has used to create an Instagram that promotes her brand, sells her services and has a community following of almost 15,000 florists, creatives and flowers lovers.

In this guide we cover all the Instagram basics; from taking photos, to the best hashtags to use and the most beautiful businesses to follow.

 

A GUIDE TO SPRING FLOWERS

In this guide, guest written by florist Dan Atkinson, we teach you how to condition and care for three of Spring’s most beloved and inexpensive flowers.

 

How to create a bridal bouquet

Learn how to create a stunning Spring bridal bouquet with Leafy Couture founder, teacher and Chapel Designer, Sarah Richardson.

This tutorial includes lots of tips and tricks on creating the perfect bouquet as well as Sarah’s approach to running a profitable business.

 

How to create a table arrangement using chicken wire

In this video, Leafy Couture founder and Chapel Designer, Sarah Richardson creates a romantic, flowing table arrangement inspired by an English country garden.

Using spring flowers, a short shallow urn and chicken wire, you’ll learn how to create the perfect scented floral centrepiece.

 
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HOW TO MAKE A FRONT FACING HAND TIED GIFT BOUQUET

Learn how to help a customer’s budget go a little bit further in this week’s video. Here, Leafy Couture founder and tutor, Sarah Richardson, teaches you how to create the illusion of extra fullness despite working with limited resources.

This tutorial is great for those of your working in a shop who want to create beautiful, big gift bouquets on a budget.

 

A FLORIST’S GUIDE TO SELF CARE (AND HOW TO MAKE A FLAT LAY FOR INSTAGRAM)

Leafy Couture founder and Chapel Designer, Sarah Richardson, talks about the importance of being creative in creative industries.

As well as revealing how she uses play to create content for Instagram.

 

A FLORIST’S GUIDE TO PEONIES

In this guide, guest written by florist Dan Atkinson, we teach you about all things peony. From buying and conditioning, to how to make the most of these beautiful flowers on your social media.

 

HOW TO MAKE A FLOWER CROWN USING GLUE

Learn how to make a cost-effective and highly detailed flower crown using pipe cleaners, glue and succulents.

This tutorial is great for beginners working with glue and for those looking to make unique flower crowns, perfect for festivals, weddings and parties.

 
 

NEW! A GUIDE TO PRICING

In this video, Sarah teaches you how to set your pricing. From knowing your market, to using multiple wholesalers and when to make an exception to your basic pricing.

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New! ! In this video Sarah will show you how to make a wired wrist corsage.

 

Share and grow!

Don’t forget to share your creations on Instagram and with your new Facebook community!