Flowers 101

Published February 22, 2017

You don’t have to have professional training in floral design to put together an impressive arrangement. There are some very easy tricks to arrange a quick floral arrangement that you can master in minutes. Here are a few ideas to... Continue reading →

Pretty Floral Displays

Published May 21, 2016

Give your home a colour boost with these beautiful, eye-catching floral displays. Simple flowers, such as gerbera daisies and disbuds, may be found locally at many grocery stores and florist shops. Be sure to look for flowers that have been... Continue reading →

Bursts of Colour

Published February 19, 2016

Lemons are so versatile. They can be used for many purposes. I love lemons in the kitchen in clear apothecary jars and in large bowls on kitchen tables. They can replace or complement a flower arrangement as well. Here's a... Continue reading →

Monochromatic Floral

Published September 09, 2015

There is no written rule that all flower arrangements must be in colour. In fact, I find that some of the prettiest ones, especially in modern decors, are quite simple and monochromatic. I recently came across an all green flower... Continue reading →

Lovely Lavender

Published August 05, 2015

The hot and dry summer we have been experiencing this year has been wonderful for lavender in the garden. I love the versatility of this plant and how you can dry it for use in so many home decor ideas.... Continue reading →

Simple Summer Floral Arrangements

Published July 22, 2015

I have to admit, I do love this time of year when we can go into our own gardens and clip flowers to make simple summer flower arrangements. If you don't have a garden to clip from, then maybe ask... Continue reading →

Curvaceous Calla Lilies Impress

Published June 03, 2015

Calla lilies are beautiful in a simple arrangement. These deciduous perennials are able to stand on their own in modern and traditional displays. Here is a calla lily arrangement that you can put together in minutes once you have the... Continue reading →

Making the Most of summer: Hosta Coasters, Salal Chargers

Published April 27, 2015

[caption id="attachment_1444" align="alignright" width="300"] Pretty Placemats from fresh salal leaves[/caption] The summer seems to slip by so fast and it’s nice to enjoy some outdoor entertaining while we can. If you are planning a late summer barbeque then here are... Continue reading →

Brighten Up Your Easter Table

Published April 02, 2015

It's true that April showers bring May flowers but why wait until May to bring spring flowers indoors for a fabulous Easter centrepiece? Fresh cut tulips and other spring flowers are available in many grocery stores and floral shops at... Continue reading →

Painted Vintage Milk Bottles

Published March 25, 2015

Spring has arrived and what better way to welcome the season than to display some beautiful flowers inside the home. I love finding new containers and ways to display flowers so when Michaels introduced miniature glass milk bottles, I was... Continue reading →