The April birth month flower is the daisy — beautiful, fun and long lasting. They have an innocence and simplicity about them that makes them perfect in an arrangement or alone in a vase by themselves. Did you know there are many different types of daisies? They each have their own individual personality to share. […]
The creative use of foliage gives floral arrangements incredible star power. Foliage is tremendously versatile with their shapes, surface structures and colors. Because there are so many ways to manipulate foliage — folding, binding, weaving, layering, collaring, and sewing — they offer a variety of design possibilities.
Many years ago, my friend’s father, an avid ice fisherman, died. My friend asked me to make the casket spray for the service, as I knew her father well. He loved fishing, and we collected ice fishing poles, a small bait bucket, an ice hole scooper and fishing hats — one said, “I fish with […]
Tangerine Tango was our favorite color of 2012. This strong orange hue was a big hit; and there are so many lovely flowers in orange. Wouldn’t you know it, 2013 is seeing green. That’s right, the Pantone Color for 2013 is Emerald. While trendy flower lovers in 2012 rejoiced for orange, the good news continues this year because there are lots of lovely flowers in tints, tones and shades of green.
Traditionally, one thinks of a wreath as the primary decoration for the front door to welcome guests for holiday and seasonal celebrations. Decide how you want to greet your guests and what you want to reveal about yourself.