Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year!

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We will be back with a vengeance after the New Years holiday, but for now, I thought I would share a cool experience I had with everyone. I was lucky enough to score tickets to the White House Christmas tour, and man-oh-man was it a breath-taking tour! I’ll let the pictures do the talking since we all know pictures speak … Read More

jbryanMerry Christmas & a Happy New Year!

A Mini Holiday Tree: 3 Different Ways!

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I decided that this year I really wanted a miniature sized tree for my holiday table, and I was going to make it myself. Thanks to my healthy growing American boxwood shrubs that I planted a few years ago for just this purpose (holiday craftiness!) I had my greens just waiting to be cut. If you’d like to learn more … Read More

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Mastering the Art of Wreath Making at Monticello

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For as long as I can remember, my mom has gone to Monticello to make a Christmas wreath for our home. It’s her chance to get out of the house, get creative and come up with something new. Wreath making is also the unofficial sign that Christmas is coming in our household. I’ve always admired the wreaths she has come home with–they … Read More

Hannah BryanMastering the Art of Wreath Making at Monticello

Wreath time is here

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I spent a beautiful Thanksgiving morning in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. It’s seems strange to think about holiday wreathes at the beach, but I do start to think about wreathes almost as soon as the turkey is carved. There are so many ways to satisfy your wreath needs, from no effort to great effort and everything in between. Let’s … Read More

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A simple thank you will do

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This blog is about the flowers–that much is pretty laid out there–and the name of our blog sure seems to drive home that point. We write about a lot of interesting flowers, arranging techniques, clever ways to use flowers , etc. This week I am going to change it up a bit. Maybe it’s because I am fresh off of a … Read More

jbryanA simple thank you will do