Living Flowers

Creating a Threaded Lei

Creating a fresh flower lei is easier than you may think! Long a symbol of Hawaii’s “aloha sprit”, the lei is also a perfect choice for anniversaries, graduations – any celebration where you want to feel extra-special – and they make fabulous floral gifts. In this Flower School How-To Video Leanne takes you step-by-step as she creates a dendrobium orchid lei and shares professional care and handling tips for your creation, including how to make your own lei needle. Enjoy!

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Leanne Kesler
Leanne Kesler AIFD

Founded in 1969 and purchased by Leanne Kesler AIFD and David Kesler AIFD in 1988, Floral Design Institute has grown into one of the leading floral design schools in the world.