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Beginners Guide to Peonies: Growing Tips and Beautiful DIYs.

Peony season is finally here!  For two weeks in June peony lovers everywhere rejoice and furiously arrange and photograph their precious flowers. . . or maybe that’s just me.  There’s nothing like those delicate shades of pink and that glorious scent wafting from every bloom. But peonies aren’t always as

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Save Money and Make Your Own Boutonnieres

Looking to save a bit of money at your wedding or special event?  Make your own boutonnieres! Boutonnieres are an easy project that anyone can do.  All you need is a feature flower, medium sized flower, a bit of greenery, and a small flower like baby’s breath.

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Making Flower Crowns at WRKSHP Creative

Where can a grown woman make & wear a flower crown and have it be socially acceptable? At WRKSHP Creative. I was lucky to take part in the first Galentines Day event headed by the duo Karyn Kimberley and Crystal Brodeur, and taught by Joanne Morris of Twig and Bloom.

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5 Easy-to-Make Peony Floral Arrangements

Our peony week has come to an end!  If you missed any of the posts, here’s all the links. Plenty of peonies in your yard and no idea what to do with them?  You’ve come to the right place!  Here’s 5 Easy projects you can make with flowers you likely

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A Country Inspired Peony Arrangement

Last but not least, we’ll be making a large country-inspired peony arrangement.  This time around we’re going for a more unstructured look, so we get to pretty much skip the clean-your-greens step!

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Peony Table Centerpiece

Today we up the ante a little with a table centrepiece, featuring peonies and lilacs.  (Special thanks to my mother-in-law Barb for letting me grab some lilacs from her backyard!)  Arrangements for tables should be lower, so grab a short container and lets get started!

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Peonies+Mason Jar=Simple Perfection

Next up in our week of peony arrangements: peonies in a mason jar.  You could just cut 5 or so peonies and pop them in a mason jar, but strategically placed greenery bumps it up to the next level.

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Easy Peony Floral Arrangements from Your Backyard

Peonies are in full bloom in my backyard and I’m yearning to bring some of the prettiness indoors.  This week I’ll be posting different easy ways to arrange your peonies with things that are easily on hand in your yard. First up: a single peony in a teacup.  Super easy.

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Long-lasting Purple and Pink Bouquet

By now, a weekend at my Mom’s pretty much means that I will be raiding her backyard and making her a floral arrangement.  She’s a really good sport about it, helping me out and taking pictures or being an extra set of hands when I need her to.  She gets

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