Silver Linings

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51 months of planning. 201 posts published. 107 comments shared. 28,707 users from 146 countries came to visit. 90 subscribers followed along. 74 Pinterest boards cultivated. 700 Facebook posts published. 2,100+ Facebook likes shared. 10 classes and flower parties hosted. It’s all in the numbers. What started out as an offer from my tech savvy daughter to help me get writing about my love of flowers, … Read More

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Pantone Colors of the Year

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Surprising no one, snow is on our mind this week. As I sit here, about 4″ of fresh pow is settling nicely on the ground with approximately 24-34″ more coming to join it in the next 24 hours. The grocery stores are cleared out, the roads are covered in snow, all offices (and the government) are closed and now everyone can … Read More

Hannah BryanPantone Colors of the Year

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

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Focus on Fuchsia

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Vacation destinations have shoulder seasons, football teams have pre-seasons, new restaurants have soft openings, and movie theaters have discounted tickets for off-peak showings of movies. These are all great ways to bridge a unavoidable gap in time, popularity, attention or desirability. It’s really no different with flowers. Summer flowers were working hard, and everywhere you looked during July and August … Read More

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Moving Boxes and Housewarming Gifts

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When you’re a twenty-something, there are a lot of things that stay pretty consistent: your job, your friends, your favorite watering holes…the list goes on. But, there’s also one thing that you can count on to change: where and who you live with. Northern Virginia is a hot spot for young professionals, and while there are endless places to live, … Read More

Hannah BryanMoving Boxes and Housewarming Gifts