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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Oasis Idea Weekly

February 5, 2019
Popular Pretty Pampas Grass Ceremony Circles Made Easier
If you’re designing for weddings or events today, you’re hearing the words pampas grass and ceremony circle, often together. 

Glance through Pinterest and you’ll see pampas grass wedding d├ęcor and circle ceremony designs topping the trends.

And why not? It’s a great combination. 

But as a beautiful rose has thorns, pampas is not universally welcome, at least on the west coast. Plus designing, transporting and installing large circular floor arrangements with a reliable water source has its challenges.
Photo: Carlie Statsky @carliestatsky
Obstacles? Yes. Unsolvable? Absolutely not.

This week, Christine Cater of Christine Cater Wedding and Event Florals in Carmel shares with Smithers-Oasis Design Director Sharon McGukin AIFD, AAF, PFCI (and us!) how to overcome the challenges along with shortcuts to make ceremony circle designs easier.

Oh, yes—and a dozen or so photos of more of her pretty wedding designs. And she clearly believes in pretty.
To view the blog, click the image above or green button below. 
Floral Design Video IDEAS
Flower Freshness Step Two: Hydrate to Unclog Steps 
Hydrating cut flowers for lasting freshness takes more than water. In this 51 second video, Smithers-Oasis Design Director Frank Feysa AIFD, CFD, PFCI explains how easy it is to unclog stems for long-lasting freshness in the second of five steps.
Floral Design Recipe IDEAS
See Nearly 200 Valentine's Floral Recipe IDEAS
Looking for more Valentine's floral design inspiration? Just click the image above or the green button below. You'll find nearly 200 recipe ideas in more than a dozen styles.

Every OASIS Floral Products product in detail—and more! has the complete information you need on every available OASIS Floral Products product including sizes and colors. You'll all find floral recipes, how-to videos, design ideas and inspiration. If you have questions, ideas or concerns and for order support, contact customer service at 1-800-321-8286 or

Christina Burton-Fox AIFD floral artist & instructor

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