The Foam-Free Toolbox with Mabel M Florals

Team Flower show

Summary: Mabel is joining us all the way from Cape Town, South Africa, today! It is so exciting to hear from flower professionals around the world. You’ll hear about Mabel’s process when creating a bouquet—including how to tie it off and what type of ribbon she prefers. She is passionate about conducting her business sustainably, and is sharing what is in her foam-free toolbox! You’ll even hear her number one must-have tool. Lastly, you’ll receive some pointers on managing waste in your studio. Mabel is a floral art designer based in Cape Town, South Africa. Her approach to floral design is inspired by nature and all forms of art—which translates in her work to timeless, lush, romantic and naturally styled designs. She is an advocate and educator of sustainable floristry in Africa and abroad, sharing her experience and knowledge from successfully designed high-end events and weddings that are created using custom-designed, foam-free techniques. Visit her website at and follow her on instagram @mabelmflorals.