Principles of Flower Arrangement
Design: It is a visualized plan about the size and shape of the floral arrangement. The design is essentially determined by the structural pattern location, occasion, color of Flowers and the materials available.
Balance: It emphasizes on stability to the arrangement and color of the floral arrangement.
 Symmetrical Balance: Both sides of the arrangement have equal amount of materials placed on either side.
 Asymmetrical Balance: Both sides of the floral arrangement are not equal but sill have equal visual weight.
Colors also effect the balance. Dark colors give a visual effect of weight and used low in the arrangement. Lighter colors are more appropriate for outer and upper portions of the floral arrangements.
Scale: It deals a material and size of the container of arrangement.
Rhythm: It is directing viewer's eyes to the main line of arrangement so that the whole shape of the composition is properly followed
Focal Point: The centre of a floral arrangement from where the flowers and foliage of the arrangement appear to be emerging from, is known as the focal point of the arrangement. Larger and dark color flowers are used in the focal point of an arrangement.
Types of Arrangements
Professional florists use basic principles when arranging flowers. However, these principles are not steadfast rules. Be creative with your arrangements. Make the arrangement fit its surroundings. Decide how the arrangement will be seen from every angle. The basic types of Flower arranment are:
 Vertical Arrangment
 Horizonatal Arrangment
 Fan Arrangment
 Triangular Arrangment
 Circular Arrangment
 L shaped Arrangment