Beating The January Blues

Published January 08, 2015

The decorations have all been put away and the tree is down. January can be a bit of a depressing month for some. The days are shorter and the weather is usually a little grey. Rather than succumb to the... Continue reading →

LED Outdoor/Indoor Decorative Balls

Published July 22, 2014

One of this year's hot products for summer entertaining is the indoor/outdoor LED light ball. This ball light is fantastic for entertaining on your outdoor deck or decorating a room for an indoor soiree. Illuminating your outdoor patio can be... Continue reading →

Pretty Flower Arrangement to beat the February Blues

Published February 19, 2014

This is the time of year when we could all use a little something in our homes to brighten things up. February fog and rain can at times be very grey and so it's nice to bring pretty flowers into... Continue reading →

Paula Pryke Flower School Installment

Published November 18, 2012

I can honestly say that in my experience there is nothing quite like riding the London tube in the early morning rush hour. Next to a penny under a train, this was the worst squish I could ever imagine. However,... Continue reading →

Flower Ball

[caption id="attachment_1782" align="alignright" width="200"] Be sure to secure the ball with the wire ahead of time to ensure it will hold. The ball will be quite heavy once wet and full of roses.[/caption] This is one of the easiest ideas... Continue reading →

Holiday Hostess Gift Ideas: Candy Cane Red Rose Arrangement

Published November 17, 2012

[caption id="attachment_1546" align="alignright" width="271"] Dollar Store Candy Canes may be transformed into a beautiful arrangement with roses from your local grocery store.[/caption] Bottles of wine and chocolates are nice, but why not try something new this year when planning your... Continue reading →

Paula Pryke Flower School Photos

Published November 15, 2012

Here are a couple more photos from the school. Continue reading →

Mason Jar Garden Ornaments

Published November 07, 2012

[caption id="attachment_1658" align="alignright" width="198"] Any kind of metal garden stick would work fine for this idea.[/caption] Mason Jar Garden Ornaments   Decorate your garden this summer with these pretty garden luminaries. Mason jars are available at your local grocery store... Continue reading →

Light Up Your Christmas Wreath

[caption id="attachment_1645" align="alignright" width="232"] Look for miniature LED lights at stores such as Canadian Tire and Walmart.[/caption] Holiday Ideas   There is something special about this time of year. Maybe it's in the way we decorate our homes for the... Continue reading →

Floating Candles in Cylinders

Published November 06, 2012

[caption id="attachment_1632" align="alignright" width="202"] Use hydrangea heads from your garden for this.[/caption] Floating Floral     Creating a beautiful table centerpiece doesn't have to be time-consuming or arduous. If you keep the basic items on hand you can assemble something in... Continue reading →