IMPORTANT: how to access your photo and video tutorials

Please watch this short video which explains how to access VIDEO and PHOTO tutorials and courses on my website. Demonstration recordings can be found in the VIDEO course section of the website. Downloadable files can be found in the relevant section of your account. Please log into your account here After that: Access the Video Tutorials here Access the downlodable files here I hope this helps. If you still have questions about this, please ask them in … Read More

Exclusive tutorials on Patreon

As part of FLORA FAN creative club membership on PATREON each month I prepare and share a mini video tutorial with my clubbers. Please note that this is only one of the benefits of being a member of the Club. Below you will find an overview of these mini tutorials, so you know what you are getting when you are joining my Patreon Creative Club. These exclusive video tutorials are available immediately upon joining and get added to monthly. These exclusive … Read More

Flower Making on a Budget

Often I hear that flower making tools (materials, tutorials etc.) are expensive. Can flower making be done on a budget at all or does one have  to invest a considerable amount of money to start the journey? A question of money is important, I get it more than anybody else probably, because when I started 11 years ago I also was on a very tight budget. But I fell in love with handmade flowers and really wanted to make it … Read More

Become a Patron on PATREON

Like any other artist in my work I constantly look for more opprotunities and new ideas. I also seek to improve my teaching and widen the range of ways I share my knowledge with you. One of the most recent opportinities I have started is PATREON, where I am working to establish a CREATIVE CLUB of FLORA FANS. Do you love flowers and wish to improve your flower making skills? Then this might be the right oprion for you. Read on to … Read More

Let’s mix Viva Magenta, Colour of the Year 2023

How can we mix Viva Magenta, colour of the year 2023?   Pantone’s Colour of the Year has been going for 24 years, influencing products across fashion, home furnishings, and industrial design. For 2023 Pantone has chosen Viva Magenta, a nuanced crimson red tone that presents a balance between warm and cool. Viva Magenta is brave and fearless, a pulsating color whose exuberance promotes a joyous and optimistic celebration, it is assertive yet not aggressive. It is a shade rooted … Read More

New Video Course on Fabric Flowers in partnership with Domestika

If you follow me on social media, you have probably already noticed some of my posts on the textile flower course I have been preparing in collaboration with Domestika, the largest global creative community. The filming and shooting for this course was done last July in London, where a team of professionals helped me create this beginner friendly yet exciting video tutorial on textile flowers made with denim. In the course I show and teach how to create two very … Read More

How to tie a neat bow

A pretty bow can enhance your design and make it look super smart. However simple it looks, a neat symmetrical bow is not so easy to tie. But there’s a method to the madness I have recorded this little video to help you make your bows look sharp and neat every time you need to do one, be it on a choker or on a Christmas present If you have any questions, feel free to ask in the comments below … Read More

Celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with our limited edition fabric pack

As you probably well know In 2022, Her Majesty The Queen will become the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee after 70 years of service. Many events and activities have been planned and will be happening throughout the UK and beyond to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee including a number of design contests. We can not stay away from the festivities and are offering to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with a timited edition fabric pack. Do read on to … Read More

Wild Leather Violets Tutorial

Free Wild Leather Violets Tutorial for beginners+ This is a fun free tutorial on stylised wild violet flowers made of genuine leather without the use of any specialist tools. The wild leather violet tutorial is suitable for all levels including complete beginners. Other no tool beginner friendly flower making tutorials can be found here. Here is a list of tools and supplies we will need for making our leather violets: 💜  thin genuine leather/ suede (lamb, goat, pig) in suitable … Read More

Welcome to Live Online Flower Making Demonstrations

In 2021 I introduced a new educational format to what PresentPerfect Creations Studio has already had to offer, mainly Live Online Demonstrations. These 90 or so minute long live Zoom meetings give me an opportunity to cover some topics and subjects that ae difficult to fit into a tutorial or a video course. For example, compare a tooled and no tool version of the same flower, or show how to make a design using both types of materials (leather and … Read More

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