7 YouTube Channels With All Kinds of Inspiration

Get creative and feed your soul with energy

written by: Thursd. | 17-06-2020

A creative hobby or profession like floristry and gardening takes a lot of inspiration and knowledge. Like writers can have a writer’s block, florists can also face similar blocks where they have no ideas left.

That’s the perfect moment to take your mind to a good article on Thursd. or to a good magazine or to interesting YouTube channels to get creative again and feed your soul with energy!

Inspirational YouTube Channels

These are 7 YouTube channels with all kinds of inspiration: from flowers to gardening, to floral techniques.

1. Hitomi Gilliam

Youtube Hitomi Giliam - on Thursd

Hitomi Gilliam is one of the most brilliant minds in floristry! She is a Japanese Canadian floral designer, educator, influencer, developer and trendsetter.
Her techniques are never-ending and everyone that knows Hitomi loves her. She is warmhearted and extremely creative. Her purpose is to share!


2. McQueens Flowers

Youtube McQueens Flowers - on Thursd

McQueens Flowers has been creating beautiful and memorable designs since 1991, building a reputation around the world for colorful and creative floral creations perfectly matched to every occasion and setting.

What started out as a home of simple, stylish London flowers – beautifully presented, has grown to become one of the world’s most respected and admired floral design companies – setting the standard for floral quality, style, and elegance.

With creative studios, workshops and flower schools in London, New York and Seoul – and more international cities underway, McQueens is a truly international affair, with customers in Mexico, USA, Japan, France, Korea, Kuwait, Singapore, Hong Kong, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Italy, Spain & Australia.


3. Pim van den Akker

Youtube Flower Factor - on Thursd

Pim van den Akker (1976) is the driving force behind FlowerFactor. For years now, this internationally renowned floral designer has successfully drawn the attention of growers, florists, designers, the media and consumers to the pure beauty and emotional strength of flowers. With Pimdesigned, his design company in Delft, the renowned master florist belongs to the absolute top of the world of (floral) design.

“I believe it’s important to be able to share, and tell people or even better yet show them what our business is all about and how we are able to turn a beautiful product into beautiful creativity”, is how Pim describes it himself. “Our trade is much more than just putting together an arrangement or a bouquet; florists and designers have the talent of capturing a product’s emotion and translating that into an expressive floral design.”


4. Holly Chapple

Youtube Holly Heider Chapple Flowers - on Thursd

Once upon a time, a young mother named Holly Heider Chapple founded a small wedding and event design business. The business was created as a way for Holly to be home with her children; she was a true example of a mompreneur. 28 years later, the business is thriving and has multiple divisions. The lead designer, Holly Heider Chapple, has an endless passion and enthusiasm for all things flowers. She has become a visionary in the industry, a trendsetter, a mentor, an influencer, a developer, and an advocate for those with careers in floristry and farming. Dubbed the “Flower Mama” by her industry peers, she not only executes the most beautiful weddings and events but also operates Hope Flower Farm, while leading a collective of designers from all over the world via Chapel Designers. All of this is possible because of her endless drive and her committed team, including the “Flower Father”, Evan.


5. Royal Horticultural Society

Youtube RHS Royal Horticultural Society - on Thursd

Creating in patience…. gardening. As well for your kitchen garden as the beauty of your home garden, you can follow the YouTube channel of RHS ( Royal Horticultural Society). This channel is the right feed of mind to create something dazzling and new. They teach simple hacks, enhance the growth of various plants, adjust the feed of specific plants, try hands-on hybrids, grow rare breeds and more.



6. Intrigues Design by Sarah Campbell

Youtube Sarah Campbell intrigues Design - on Thursd

This intriguing lady also participated in “The Big Flower Fight” on Netflix. Sarah Campbell intrigues Design is based on Maryland’s eastern shore. She is an adventurous passionate designer and chases for a life loaded with beautiful blooms.
To share that passion she created a YouTube channel.


7. Jenny T Floristry by Jenny Thomasson

Youtube Jenny T Floristry - on Thursd

Floral Designers are on a constant search of creativity and inspiration in their lives and how to show this through their unique art form. In the 24 educational video series of Jenny Thomasson, you will find topics that will entice all levels of designers from the basic beginnings, 101 all the way to advanced floral design.

Jenny discusses the tools and supplies you will need when creating compositions as well as detailed instructions to achieve success in your designs.

A few things Jenny Thomasson can teach you:

  • Learning to correctly price your flowers and plants, building up the retail cost for an arrangement, and how you can make money in retail floristry.
  • Essential skills on how to create traditional offerings such as the classic dozen roses, underwater flowers, spiral hand-tied bouquets, bride and bridesmaids bouquets, boutonnieres and corsages as well as sympathy flower offerings.
  • More intermediate skills are taught such as: designing with tropical and preserved botanicals, interpreting art styles with flowers, building a trending classic- cascade bouquet, flower halos, terrarium building, and composite bouquets.
  • Expanding the diversity to advanced options there are videos on how to build a handmade wire armature base for intricate offerings in the bouquet world, avant-garde headpieces, contemporary column designs, upscale plant creations and one of a kind tablescapes.

Enjoying videos individually or in a bundle will enliven your unique spirit and inspire you to achieve bigger and more beautiful things with your creativity! There is an invincible artist inside of you that is unstoppable and you have to give yourself permission to explore and create unapologetically. Join Jenny’s classes in your journey, let her help you discover the world of floral design and how you can become a successful florist.


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