How to find complementary floral color combinations

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The other day I wandered into an unfamiliar grocery store to fill a prescription (we’ve all been there, right?) and while killing time waiting for it to be filled, I (of course) gravitated to the flower department. It happens. With me, it always happens. I was pleasantly surprised by their “deal of the day”: large Ecuadorian roses, for $9.99/dozen. One look at … Read More

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NEW CLASS: Flower Power 101 – An Introduction to Flower Arranging

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Everyone loves flowers–it’s a fact of life! There’s something about blooms, their bright colors and unique shapes that draw the eye and bring happiness wherever they go. Here at You Do Flowers, we realize the power blooms can have and what they add to a home. The last thing we want is for anyone to feel like flowers are “out of reach” … Read More

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Dinner Parties and Dinner Guests

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As summer really gets going here in D.C., so do people’s social calendars. Between weddings, picnics, outdoor concerts, weekend getaways, lazy weekend nights, and more, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. Especially if you will be hosting any of these events. Beyond picking up the house and cleaning things up a bit, it’s hard to make your space feel new and … Read More

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How We Helped Girl Scouts Earn Their Flower Badges

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On a beautiful afternoon recently, Hannah and I had the great honor of working with a local Girl Scout troop as they worked towards earning their flower badges. The mission for the lesson was to “have fun with flowers”, so we stepped in to help teach our favorite lesson! Before we got to the troop-leader’s home, we made sure to … Read More

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Orchids Abound at the Smithsonian Gardens & U.S. Botanical Gardens 20th Annual Orchid Show

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You remember what Fruit Loops cereal smells like, right? Who can forget that smell? It’s woven like fiber into the cloth of most of our childhoods. Well, imagine my surprise when viewing and smelling the sights and scents of the Smithsonian Gardens and United States Botanical Gardens amazing Orchid Show that opened on January 25th. Tucked around the corner in … Read More

jbryanOrchids Abound at the Smithsonian Gardens & U.S. Botanical Gardens 20th Annual Orchid Show