Boutonniere Bonus Round

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Whenever I arrange flowers, without fail there are dribs and drabs of bits and pieces of flowers, leaves and filler that usually get thrown to compost, or thrown into a little miniature vase or two that sit on my window sill in the kitchen. Here are a few that I have used in the past, and they are a little … Read More

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Enough of this snow, let’s force Spring!

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So I write these posts a little ahead a when they are actually posted, and as I sit here on March 14th looking at the impending St.Patty’s day weather forecast of 6-12 inches of snow here in DC, all I want to do is crumble into a puddle of sunlight deprived, flower loving despair. A green beer might cure that … Read More

jbryanEnough of this snow, let’s force Spring!

You DID flowers: Wreath-making workshop pt. 3

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Wow, part 3 guys?! You are blowing us away with your amazing wreath making skills! We love seeing all the variations between your wreaths, and how they all manage to compliment the artist who made it. Today, we feature wreaths from two women, Lauren and Anne, who used their wreaths to give to others; one as holiday gifts and the … Read More

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Squash the Pumpkin Stereotype with these pleasing arrangements

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A quick peek at Pinterest and I am sure you can find a bazillion ways to use pumpkins or squash in floral design. One of my favorite ways to use pumpkins or squash is to make them into vases. This lesson will focus on making squash into a vase, and you can add your own mad skills to add anything you want … Read More

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The Community Pumpkin Patch

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This post starts wayyyyyyy back in the Fall of 2007. I was driving my daughter back to her senior year of school after a weekend visit that held on for an extra day. Senior year of anything is stressful, and this senior year was no exception. We realized the healing properties of the Shenandoah Valley, and decided to take the … Read More

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