Category: Floral

A Simple Centerpiece

A Simple Centerpiece

Photography by Rebekah Burder. Flower supplies in Kilkenny can be hit and miss. Stop by the florists or grocer before they receive their weekly delivery, and you’ll find wilted roses and lilies. This week, I was unable to find anything…

Edible Centerpieces

Edible Centerpieces

Photography by Rebekah Burder. Throwing a dinner party but don’t want to spend a fortune on flowers for a centerpiece? Clip off bunches of basil, chives, or cilantro for an easy, cheap, and fragrant centerpiece. Guest can even use them…

Summer Centerpiece

Summer Centerpiece

Photography by Rebekah Burder. Do you ever get frustrated while viewing a pretty centerpiece online because you don’t know the name of every flower they’ve included? Or they’ve used exotic plants that you have no hope of finding easily? Maybe…

How Does Your Garden Grow

How Does Your Garden Grow

Photography by Kelly Cummings of Spindle Photography. A few weeks ago, a group of friends in Birmingham came together to learn a bit more about flower arrangements and styling. Katie of Cloth of Gold hosted the party at her lovely house in…

A Garden of Peonies

A Garden of Peonies

Photography by Lisa Hubbard for NY Times. Peonies are in bloom here in Ireland! I’ve so enjoyed finding them in flower stalls and markets, and in celebration, I’ve created a virtual garden for you to celebrate this amazingly fragrant and…

Roses Are Pink

Roses Are Pink

Photography by Kendra Smoot for A Cup of Jo. When I saw this DIY Flowers post on A Cup of Jo, I had to share! It’s such an easy way to arrange flowers, and it was a “Dur, why didn’t…

Winter Citrus

Winter Citrus

Photography by Amy Merrick. These photographs of beautiful Florida and citrus branches have me wishing for a week at my grandmother’s house. This is the Florida of my childhood winters. Grainy images,  sun, an abundance of trees, and all the…

Herb Bundles

Herb Bundles

Photography by Toast. We have a fire going almost every evening now. Baskets of wood and kindling surround our hearth. When I saw this tip from the author of “Gifts from the Garden” published in Image Interiors and Living, I…

A Sip of Fall

A Sip of Fall

Photography and floral by Amy Merrick of Emerson Merrick. From a fall wedding, these burgundy and ivory arrangements are like a properly aged wine for your eyes. Full of rich color, and cool neutrals.

Pale Pink and White

Pale Pink and White

Photography by Rylee Hitchner. Gorgeousness. Created by Katie of Cloth of Gold (formerly of Rosegolden).

Soft Peach and White

Soft Peach and White

Photography by A Bryan Photo. Love this peach and white bouquet carried by an Alabama bride. Full of roses, anemone, calla lilies, and classic Southern style.

Hydrangea Tutorial

Hydrangea Tutorial

One of the most beautiful parts of wedding decor is all the floral that you get to choose and create. With a little research and practice, doing your own isn’t that much trouble. Here’s an easy centerpiece that can be…

Vases By Arrangement

Vases By Arrangement

A helpful vase tutorial from Michelle Salazar of Crate and Barrel.  

Big Momma

Big Momma

There’s something about oversized floral arrangements that scream “luxury.” Like this centerpiece created by Amy Merrick for Cipriani in New York.

Pink & Turquoise

Pink & Turquoise

Pretty in Pink (and Turquoise) by Marianne Taylor.

Cherry Harvest

Cherry Harvest

Photography by Annabella Charles. Styling by Haute Horticulture. Long time readers know I’m a fan of herbs and produce used in unique ways. This cherry and herb bouquet is the perfect example. Who knew you could use that delicious fruit this way?…

Cloth of Gold

Cloth of Gold

Photography by Spindle Photography. Katie of Cloth of Gold Flowers was kind enough to create a few floral arrangements for the photo shoot at Holly’s house. As it turns out, it’s a small world. I know her sister, Alexa of…

Orange + Yellow

Orange + Yellow

Photography and Styling by Ruby and Willow Design and Press. Have you ever curated a collection from your home? Curating means to “select, organize, and look after the items in (a collection or exhibition).” It’s simple really. Gather a few…

Bright Centerpieces

Bright Centerpieces

Florals by Saipua. Oh summer, with your bright flowers and sunshine. Consider this my love letter to jewel tone florals, those rich colors of which my eyes can’t get enough. To giant, organic, flowing centerpieces full of dahlias and roses, lavender and…

Minty Fresh and Orangy Delicious

Minty Fresh and Orangy Delicious

Orange and Mint Green Party Inspiration by Style Unveiled. Photography by Theo Milo Photography. Bud vases are to me what shiny silver things are to crows, I just can’t resist. I have a dozen or so around the house, and I…

Simple Tulips

Simple Tulips

{Images via Honeysuckle Life} Tulips are one of the very few flowers that can achieve a true white, and they’re also easy to arrange. Simply strip the stems of the bottom leaf, or two if you want less green. Trim the…

Stock Up

Stock Up

A baby shower for a family member gave me a chance to make a few simple arrangements with roses and stock. I save glass bottles, removing the label by soaking them in hot water for a few minutes until I…

Southern Style

Southern Style

My mom and I have a love affair with hydrangeas. They’re such incredible flowers; huge, colorful and finicky, yet oddly easy to arrange.

Peaches and Cream

Peaches and Cream

One of my favorite things to do when we have houseguests is to place fresh flowers in their room. To create this simple arrangement, I stripped the stems of leaves, removed the outer petals, and used a tutorial from Amy…

Herb Tablescape

Herb Tablescape

{photography by Lane Dittoe Photography, styling by The Vine’s Leaf, via Elizabeth Anne Designs and The Wedding Chicks} This table is my dream. Simple, herb inspired centerpieces. A vintage table. Burlap table runner and vintage books. Cloth napkins wrapped in…

Veggie Centerpieces

Veggie Centerpieces

{Photography and styling by Green Wedding Shoes Blog} One of the most brilliant posts I’ve seen on food bouquets. These could easily be duplicated into centerpieces for dinner parties. Perfect for a low cost, easy to find decor.

Yellow and Purple

Yellow and Purple

Beauty doesn’t have to be expensive. Carnations and statice will do in a pinch.

Purple Haze

Purple Haze

{photography by Sara Gray Photography, floral by Lisa Martin of Studio del Fiore, via Elizabeth Anne Designs} Types of flowers used appear to be pink roses, creme spray roses, pink spray roses, green spray roses, heather, purple hydrangeas, pink sweet peas,…

Purple and Pink

Purple and Pink

Photography by Sarah Yates. Floral by unknown. The details: Mason jar used as vases, vintage window frames with escort cards, white votives in glasses, simple centerpieces bouquets of white spray roses, pink roses, purple heather and eucalyptus and field grass…

Winter Reds

Winter Reds

Photography by Jessica Peterson. Floral by Sarah Winward of Ea. We’re officially into Spring, but this winter bouquet made of red ranunculus, garden roses, succulents and eucalyptus makes me think maybe I could stand a few more weeks of cold…

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