Two years ago one of my students gave me a pot of succulents as a thank you gift. My love affair with succulents began. They did well that first summer, then over the winter one of the varieties died and the other two looked not far behind. I kept them
Zinnias are my favourite flower and they are finally in bloom! They were the stars of my wedding flowers so they will always hold a special place in my heart. Unfortunately, that means summer, and the bulk of flower season, is over. Until then, lets all make the best of
Despite my most positive thoughts, the dining room is not done this week for your viewing pleasure. It’s halfway there though! Just baseboard paint and a bit more wallpaper to remove. You would think that it would be so much easier because this stuff has paint under it. But it’s
I wasn’t going to do any more floral arrangements for awhile, but a trip to my Mom’s proved otherwise. The lilies were in bloom, there were a few good white peonies left, and I simply couldn’t resist. Do you have some peonies, lilies, yarrow, and ferns in your yard? If
Weddings are expensive! Save some money and get a creative friend to make your bouquets for your big day. (You can use this tutorial.) Here’s some inspiration to get you going. All of these bouquets were make with flowers literally sourced from my or my mothers backyard.
Today’s post is for all our brides and those helping them plan their weddings. If you’re lucky enough to have a wedding during peony season, it’s really easy to get a crafty friend to make this bridal bouquet for you. I originally planned to only post an arrangement for the