What is Trending

Flower trends are constantly evolving. Here we link you with information and topics impacting the world of changing flower trends, flower types, floral varieties, flower colors and floral design styles and arrangements. Here is what is trending in flowers.

Pocket Square Boutonniers

Pocket Square Boutonniers

Are you selling pocket square boutonnieres?  A growing trend and these wearable flowers are larger, more elegant and bolder than traditional boutonnieres!  Leanne Kesler from Floral Design Institute shares the technique for creating these on-trend creations!  See the video!

Wed Luxe

WedLuxe Trend Report

The Fall Edition of the WedLuxe Trend Report is HERE!  Find endless décor inspiration from real wedding shots to styled shoots! Flowers and floral décor galore. See the report!

La Bella Sposa Video

La Bella Sposa

Florists’ Review releases La Bella Sposa video featuring wedding designs by Hitomi Gilliam and Susan Mcleary!  Inspiring video with more images coming in the November issue of Florists’ review.  Don’t miss this video!

We do Weddings

Three Videos To Share

Looking for videos to engage your clients?  Here’s three to share!  Oasis Floral We Do Weddings!  Flowers Create memories that Last Forever and Flowers Make Beautiful Stories!  Engage your customers with video!

Advancing Education

NAFAS: Advancing Education

The National Association of Flower Arrangement Societies (NAFAS) in the United Kingdom aims to advance education in the art of flower arranging, encouraging a love of flowers.

A Forest Walk

A Forest Walk Design

Here’s a Forest Walk design from Anthura, a specialists in Orchids and Anthurium breeding.  Anthura has created 12 inspiring boards incorporating the latest trends!  See the Anthura Inspiration pages!

Donald Yim: Autumn Ambience

Autumn Ambience by Donald Yim

Donald Yim, AIFD shares this design video appropriately entitled Autumn Ambience!  Masterfully designed, Autumn Ambiance provides intriguing artistic elements providing movement and depth that draws you in!  See the 1 Minute Miracle video!

Floral Headpieces When Flower Trends Forecast predicted more floral headpieces in 2018 we didn’t know the extent of the trend!  And although this is from The Big Fake Wedding Austin team to support their upcoming wedding show it sure is inspiring.  The stylings really bring out a lot of wedding trends from the Bohemian feel, the outdoor setting, the natural floral stylings using an antique muted palette with touches of purple and burgundy.  See the inspiration!
Midnight Floral Foam Midnight Floral Foam from Oasis is more than just an elegant appearance.  Suddenly a mechanic is part of the design, no materials to cover the foam and no time with extra placements!  See more designs in Oasis Midnight Floral Foam!
Country Living CountryLiving curated their favorite wedding bouquets for fall 2019!  View this fun gallery of bouquet styles sure to be seen this Fall!  See the Gallery!
Trend TV The next year will include unusual and exciting interior decorating trends The great news is that plants, especially plants with unique forms and blooms will continue to be sought by consumers in greater numbers!  See TrendTV’s video of Interior Trends For 2019!

The Flowers of Colombia –Bringing Flowers into your life every day! from JSchwanke on Vimeo.

J Schwanke presents The Flowers of Colombia – Bringing Flowers into your life every day!  Such a great reminder the flower industry really is special!  See the video!
Curry Spice Golden yellow  is showing up on many trend boards!  Here Pattern Curator shares a trend board they call Curry Spice and comprised of golden yellow, brown, tan and gray!   Where will golden yellow show up in your palettes?  See the Pattern Curator’s Curry Spice palette!
Floral Garlands Brides aspire to have their wedding exhibit their individuality. Stylish archways. Floral chandeliers and wall decorations are an excellent way for the bride to express her personality and aspirations.  Floral garlands make easy to install table decorations and archways.  Oasis Floral Products shares tips for making event floral garlands.  See the post!
Junebug Weddings Protea just might be the flower with the most increased popularity for weddings!  See the gorgeous impact of protea in the blush and navy boho wedding in Atlanta.  Junebug Weddings shares this fabulous pictorial, floral design, venue, and catering by Carl House!  See the post!
FTD American Cup

Here’s a tip for getting just the color your after in your next bouquet!  J Schwanke shares his insight on Mechanic Monday for making color shifts using Design Master ColorTool to expand your color palette with the colors you need.  See the video!

FTD American Cup The International Academy of Wedding and Event Planning publishes an annual Wedding Trend Report.  The full report with information from over 60 wedding professionals can be downloaded by registering at their web site.  See the 2018 trend video report!
FTD American Cup

Katharina Stuart, AIFD won the FTD America’s Cup and will represent the US at the FTD World Cup in 2019 after her creative and innovative ‘chopped’ crate design wows judges.  She how Katharina used the Oasis Floral Foam Tile in a completely new design mechanic!

Rock my Wedding Brides everywhere are connecting to nature!  For her wedding bouquet Faye carried a bouquet of protea, dahlias and pods nested in natural foliages!  See the pictorial of this grand barn wedding in the U.K at Rock My Wedding!
Donald Yim

Looking for some ideas to create event centerpieces?  Donald Yim, AIFD shares a behind the scenes look with some great ideas from the Accent Décor catalog photo shoot.  See the video!

Sun Valley Group Many brides elect to wear white and to carry white flowers!   The Sun Valley Group shares ideas on white flowers for creating dazzling wedding bouquets.  See both blog posts; Wedding Whites Part 1 & Wedding Whites Part2!
Royal Wedding Great story on the building of the Royal wedding arch.   Pictured here are the flowers adorning the organ loft in St. George’s Chapel in Windsor for the Royal Wedding.  See the Daily Mail behind the scenes story!
International Wedding Design Challenge Here’s chance to share your inspiring wedding designs and celebrate your Gypsophila-inspired creations!   Gypsophila breeder, Danziger has created the International Wedding Design Challenge, it is easy to enter and we expect the result to be an abundance of inspiring floral designs!  Let your creativity shine – register to enter!
FR Spring Branch Design Flowering branches and mixed-texture cut greens create a natural garden feel to this great spring design by Lori McNorton at Florists’ Review.  See the video and create your own masterpieces!
Pincushion Protea Stars at Field To Vase Dinner Pincushion protea were the stars at the Field To Vase dinner hosted by Resendiz Brothers Protea!  The table arrangements were designed by Rene van Rems with vessels provided by Syndicate Sales.  The setting and designs were truly ‘field to vase’, see more of the post!
Rock my wedding The trend for bridal bouquets to big flowing bouquets with drapey foliage continues. Not every bouquet has eucalyptus flowing from it but most all!  Using a mix of foliages will add depth and texture! See more shots of this beautiful bouquet and wedding at RockMyWedding!
Deliflor The world’s largest breeder of chrysanthemums; Deliflor, enthuses us with their new edition of the Joy inspiration magazine.  Chrysanthemums provide great value with long vase life and endless selection of forms and colors.  See the newest edition of Joy and be inspired!
Oasis Bracelet Rand Powell of Foley’s Florist created this inspiring prom cuff;  ‘This is the year of the trendy prom cuff’  says Powell.  See how this piece was designed at Oasis Flora Products Ideas page!
BBJ Linens Looking for more summer and fall wedding trends?  BBJ Linens shares a wedding lookbook of trending color palettes; including this beautiful Golden Apricot theme for fall in their 2018 wedding trend video!  See the video!
The Knot TheKnot.com shares the top ten ‘Tried -And-True’ wedding flowers.  Not many surprises from what you hear from brides every day but there are a few flowers making the list that might surprise you!  See the post!
Tomes Six inspiring galleries showcasing the combined artistry of floral designer Tomas De Bruyne and the painting and photography of Vincent Messelier.  Passionate, organic and inspiring; see the galleries!
Bridesmaids

Not all the flower girls in 2018 will be dropping petals! Martha Stewart Wedding shares some alternatives to the traditional petal toss! Think mini purses and pomanders!  See the post!

Bridesmaids Be ready for 2018 brides!  Coast UK shares their collection of bridesmaid dresses for 2018!  What flowers will you pair with these modern couture-worthy styles for 2018!  See the Coast Bridesmaids Edit!
Wedding trends from wedding wire 2018 wedding trends, straight from the experts!  WeddingWire.com shares 2018 wedding trends from a host of wedding experts!  Hanging floral just as predicted by Flower Trends Forecast!  See the trend article!
Peonies The Produce Marketing Association (PMA) suggest Peonies and other ‘old-fashioned’ flowers (chrysanthemum, zinnia and dahlias) as the emerging cut flowers of choice!  The locally-sourced and farmer-florist tendencies are expected to grow!  See the article!
Flower Crowns Flower crowns continue to grow in popularity!  This real wedding pictorial from RockMyWedding.com  shows how brides balance the healthy feel of nature with elegance!  See Kristy and Sam’s special day!
Inspiration Looking for some winter wedding bouquet inspiration???  Look no further, just visit the FlirtyFleurs Wedding Wednesday Winter Wedding Inspiration!
Event Show

Just in time for the 2018 The Special Event Show, Special Events features Design Forecast 2018 with insights into event design for 2018 with input from E=MC² Event’s Keri Miller, Angel City Design’s Mark Yumkas, Legendary Event’s Tony Conway, Kehoe Deisgns’ Bridget Frizzie and Deco Productions’  Isaac Ribas!  See the Winter 2018 issue page 38!

 

Oasis Ideas The Oasis Idea Weekly by Sharon McGukin, AIFD shows us flower crowns and wreaths are popular for 2018 weddings.  Find out how these crowns and wreaths were created!  See the Idea Weekly; Wedding promises kept: wreaths, crowns and bouquets!
15 Things Wedding clients want to know that your are familiar with popular wedding trends!  Oasis Floral Products shares 15 thing you need to know!  See the article!
Botanical Brouhaha

Botanical Brouhaha reminds us just how versatile and classic chrysanthemums can be!  See this inspiring pictorial of chrysanthemums used in glorious designs! It is very Positively Posh!  See the Botanical Brouhaha Chrysanthemum page!

Color Trends So what colors will brides be bringing you this coming spring to work with?  Might it be this mix of pink, silver, rose and smokey green?  MagnetStreet shares 8 wedding color trends for spring 2018!  See the palettes from this trend-forward stationary house!
David Austin David Austin Roses Edith is featured in this artful design of hanging chairs at the Festival of Flowers held at the Leeds Castle in Kent in the UK!  The floral enchantments were created by Dennis Kneepkens, Dr. Soloman Leong, the British Academy of Floral Arts and the Leeds Castle Floristry Team!  See the truly amazing flower decoration at us.davidaustin.com.
DIY Arch Flowers are certainly the best way to make a wedding ultra-romantic.  With the trend toward more diverse wedding venues the floral arch has become the go to decoration for creating the most romantic wedding scene!  Stylish Wedd shares their pictorial blog of the 30 best wedding alters and arches!  See the blog!
Seed Your Future The goal of IFD Flower Trends Forecast is to help the flower industry better serve consumers.  We all benefit when a positive perception of horticulture and it’s many aspects are promoted to the public!  Join us in supporting Seed Your Future as the horticulture industry works to engage and excite youth about horticulture.  See the new video and visit the SeedYourFuture.org web site!
Accent Decor The Elsa vases are happy little glass containers with a gold foil honeycomb detail on the exterior.  Accent Décor shared their top sellers from this summer’s markets.  See the Accent Décor Top Ten!
Eucalyptus Today’s brides are wanting freeform bouquets often with a garden or woodland look, nothing provides those looks quicker than the many types of eucalyptus available!   Dreisbach’s shares this great eucalyptus update!
Rock my wedding Lush and rich is easily achieved using heavily petaled flowers and woodland accents!  This wedding bouquet hits the sweet spot with brides wishing to combine their appreciation of nature and their femininity as they turn their wedding day into a romantic celebration!    See this beautiful pink peony bouquet at the RockMyWedding.com pictorial of Mai & Tristan’s real wedding!
Petal it Forward Makeba Giles at MelisaSource blogs about the positive affect of flowers and how florist Petal It Forward!  See the blog!
Flower Love Video Contest Show your love of flowers!  The American Floral Endowment has created the #FlowerLoveVideoContest!  Funded by the Floral Marketing Research Fund (FMRF) and sponsored by Asocolflores, the 2017 #FlowerLoveVideoContest aims to inspire creative videos from anyone and everyone who loves flowers, and promotes the use and giving of fresh flowers. Enter Now!
Flower Trends Forecast

Trend Book.  And don’t miss the video summary;  IFD Flower Trends Forecast 2018 Video!

 

Bridal Video Michael J. Skaff, AIFD, PFCI, AAF provided his expert insight into the upcoming year’s flower, color, and décor trends for weddings for IFD’s Flower Trends Forecast 2018!   See the video!
Florists' Review Wedding Trends 2018 Here is a look at what IFD discovered about 2018’s brides and what their wedding flowers are trending toward!  See the article!
Holly Chapel Flowers Dreamy, romantic and gorgeous!  See the pictorial of Holly & Evan Chapple’s (Holly Chapel Flowers) London event!  See the post!
Flower Trends Forecast 2018 Michael J. Skaff, AIFD, PFCI, AAF has forecasted the flower trends for 2018 and Flower Trends Forecast 2018 will be released on October 1st. Learn what is influencing consumer preferences in this article from IFD. Read the article.
Garden Trends Report Flower Trends Forecast 2018 will share consumer’s preferences for more living greenery and designs that showcase an appreciation of nature.  Garden Media Group’s Garden Trend Report provides great insight into the what is driving this movement.  See the trend report!
Selecta Selecta has developed a marketing tool for helping publicize their new potted plant varieties in trendy fun ways.  One trend reminds us of the Into The Jungle trend highlighted in Flower Trends Forecast 2017- See the Selecta brochure for some marketing inspiration!
Jo Hicks Jo Hicks is a florist in Hythe Southhampton in the U.K..  Her Pinterest page of 2017 wedding flower trends is a great pictorial of current trends.  Her trend board includes the big wonderful bouquet posted by The Knot pictured here.   See Jo’s Pinterest page!
Greenhouse Wedding Trend The greenhouse wedding trend is still going strong.  Working more plants into our everyday lives (and events)  allows us to connect with nature and find balance.  Junebug Weddings shares a romantic wedding at the Kingwood Center Gardens greenhouse in Mansfield, Ohio, see the post!
Millenial Pink Millennial Pink seems to be all the rave of many millennial brides.  See the Popsugar post on 9 Ways You Can Make Your Wedding Millennial Pink!
Headpieces Flower crowns are gaining popularity, have your headpiece skills ready!  Rock My Wedding shares a great array of crowns at the weeding of Alex & Dan!  See the post!
Lighting Options Which lighting options are best for my wedding work?  Find out more at the Kennicott Brothers Blog article on lighting options for weddings  See the blog!

 

  "Because One Word Just Doesn't Describe It", AIFD Symposium X delivers a recap form Seattle!
Wedding Arbors Sharon McGukin at Oasis Floral Products shares popular and on-trend ideas for floral wedding arbors!   Sharon’s post shares four designers tips and mechanics for decorating arbors in this post
Top Cut Flower Trends 2017 The Telegraph in the United Kingdom shares what they see as the top cut flower trends for 2017!  “fondness for looser, whimsical arrangements has been around for a few years now, and doesn’t seem to be going anywhere fast”,  see the article!
Floranext list Floranext has gathered lists of the most seen flowers and cut greens on Pinterest and Instagram!  See what is trending in flowers through the eyes of these social media platforms!  See the blog post!
Style me Pretty Junebug Weddings shares tips for helping brides choose their wedding colors providing great insight how to make floral décor just what the bride wants!  See the post at Junebug Weddings!
Style me Pretty Creating alluring settings never to be forgotten almost always includes flowers!  See this inspiring post from Style Me Pretty as they share a summer soiree that a bridal party would never forget!  See the post!
Junebug Weddings Junebug Wedding spots the trend that has emerged this spring of bride’s using more flowers to decorate for their wedding! See the wedding floral décor Junebug Wedding spotted this spring!
Peony Hotline Show off your peony designs at PeonyHotline.com’s Design Contest!  See 90 different cut peony varieties in corals, pinks. whites, burgundies, yellows, reds and more on the PeonyHotline variety page!
David Austin Catalog Spectacular and romantic, ever-changing yet timeless, David Austin Roses are flowers that truly do justice to special occasions.   See the new catalog featuring all David Austin’s 14 luxury cut roses created for weddings, events and special occasions.  Or request a printed copy!
Wedding Bouquet The Patternbank Print Trend Synopsis tells us consumer preferences are changing with this report on fall 2017 fall textile prints:  Overlaid Pattern  / Playful Geometrics   / Floral & Geo Mixes / Bold Vibrant Color Plays / Revived Archive Patterns / Clashing Geometrics / Bold Colour Mixes / Dazzle Prints!  See the Patternbank Blog!  
Wedding Bouquet From ‘swoon-worthy blooms’ to ‘sophisticated whimsy’ BridalGuide.com shares current wedding trends that today’s brides are opting for!  See the article!
Wedding Bouquet Debbie Strand, AIFD was just playing around when she created an inspirational wedding bouquet that turned out to be named the Most Inspirational Design by Oasis Floral Products!  See the design with how-to tips and accessories!
Fashion Week Dummen Orange is showing us the great connection between fashion design and innovative cut flower genetics in their partnership and sponsorship of Fashion Week Columbus!  See the inspiring video!
JuneBug Weddings

Peonies are as popular as ever!  JuneBugWeddings shared 38 different Peony Wedding Bouquets!  See the gallery!

Wedding Chicks WeddingChicks.com shared this Glam wedding pictorial.  It is full of pinks flowers and a gorgeous gold ballroom!  See the WeddingChicks blog!
Color is Critical

Seventy-five percent of snap judgements about consumer products are based on color. Cindy Hanauer at Grand Central Floral links us to Rhett Power’s article on just how critical color is at INC.com!

Davids Invitations by David’s shares wedding trends on their blog, including this post on Plan the Perfect Romantic Wedding!
SummerGreen MagnetStreet serves up wedding colors in the form of invitations and shares their list of top wedding colors for 2017, including the Fresh palette shown here!  See magnetStreet’s wedding color trends!
Feedspot

IFD’s Flower Trends Forecast Youtube Channel listed in Feedspot.com’s list of top 100 flower blogsSubscribe to the Flower Trends Forecast Channel!

Fashion Vignette The color palette for our Modern Wonders trend is expressed here is this color board shared on the Fashion Vignette Blog.  Pattern Curator created this color board they call Patina Effect.  See more color trend boards at PatternCurrator.org!
Graphic Flowers Are you prepared for all of your client’s questions regarding their wedding flowers?  HereComesTheGuide.com shares their list of questions for brides to ask their wedding flower expert!  See the questions!
The Knot The Knot shares wedding flower ideas that you may not have seen often.  Time to get creative!  See The Knot’s  20 Unexpected Wedding Flower Ideas!
David Austin The International Academy of Wedding and Event Planning released their third annual International Wedding Trend Report. See the video!
David Austin Inspirational floral artist and educator Hitomi Gilliam blends two David Austin Wedding Roses (Patience, Keira) with Hawaiian tropicals (anthurium, dendrobium and phaelanopsis orchids, jasmine vine) to create the Nouvelle-styled cascade. See the post at David Austin Wedding Roses Facebook page!
David's Bridal David’s Bridals always has great insight into bridal color trends.  Here is the link to David’s Bridal’s current Bridal Party book!
Key Largo Cater source Design trends Get Inspired in the New Year with Stylish Design Trends from Kevin Dana of CORT Furnishings as he shares his hottest trends in event décor.  See the article at Catersource!
Floral Management Magazine Floral Management magazine from SAF highlights Flower Trends Forecast in their 2017 trends article!  See the article!
C’est Le Bouquet French television network, TF1, launches C’est Le Bouquet!  Which features 11 floral artists competing for the title of who can make the loveliest creations with flowers and plants.  See the TF1 web site!
Dummen Orange Autumn 2017 Dummen Orange Report
Floral Ideas Magazine A source of inspiration!  Oasis Floral Products introduces their new digital magazine, Floral Ideas +!  See this issue and sign up for further editions!
Floratourism You may be suffering from “nature deficit disorder”!  ‘Floratourism’ is leading to record-breaking interest in visiting green spaces to rejuvenate and reconnect with nature.  See Monrovia’s trends influencing gardening!
Las Vegas Market Deep sea blues, lustrous greens and grounded purples, plus matte metals and stone embellishments, combine in 2017's NOURISHMENT theme on the Las Vegas Market First Look trend Pinterest board.  Right in step with Flower Trends Forecast Force of Nature trend- see the Pinterest Board!
Bridal Preferences Flower Trends Forecast reveals insights into evolving bridal preferences for wedding flowers and floral décor colors!  See the article!
Elegant Wedding Invites 2017 Color Trends Elegant Wedding Invites have selected their top 10 wedding color palettes for 2017!  See the color collections they have selected!