Using Colorful Autumn Leaves in Your Floral Arrangements

Autumn is one of my favorite seasons, and being able to arrange with colorful fall leaves and branches is one of the reasons why. If you’ve followed my floral arranging business, you’ll know that I’ve used autumn leaves in some spectacularly beautiful fall weddings. Seriously. It’s just so much fun to play off of the gorgeous scenery and create a textural, stunning piece of fall for a bride to hold. 

I know everyone is loving the changing fall foliage right now, and if you’re like me, you want to bring a bit of the colorful fun inside. What feels more like fall than a vase full of autumn leaves?  

In our Flora Fun Autumn 2020 Box, I demonstrated how to make a beautiful autumn floral arrangement in a shallow vase (which you can see in the pic up above). One of the techniques I covered in the tutorial was how to care for and place branches that are thicker than your typical flower.  

To help those branches and leaves...

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5 Amazing Autumn Flowers for Arranging

It's nearly fall, and that means it's time to talk about some amazing autumn flowers that you can arrange with right now.

I love welcoming a new season, and fall is no exception. Here in the Pacific Northwest the days are getting shorter, a lovely mist sits low on the streets in the mornings, and gardens are giving up the last of their summer produce. I'm dusting off my pumpkin recipes and airing out my sweaters. This time of year is just so fresh and cool, and plays with all of your senses!

Being a florist, you may think spring would be my favorite season, but you’d be wrong. Don't get me wrong: I love anemones and quince, and you can check out more of my favorite spring blooms here. But I will always choose autumn flowers over spring ones. There are just so many awesome autumnal flowers for floral arranging! Quite a few in fact! So if you’re looking to put something together that plays with the seasonality of autumn, here are my...

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