Category: Floral Arrangements

Bringing Spring in Early with Tulips

February 17, 2018

I went to the local grocer today and I found tulips for sale! I was so excited because nothing says Spring like a vase of tulips:

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The only problem was picking which color to buy! All so pretty. I ended up with pink to use with my blue and white jars:Read More

Winter Centerpieces

January 14, 2018

With all of the Christmas decorations put away in my home, (well almost all), everything looks so bare and empty. So I have been trying to think of ideas to use for a centerpiece on my bare tables. When I google ‘winter centerpieces’ all I have found are Christmas decorations or extreme wedding table centerpieces. I even looked at the florist department at the market today- no flowers, no anything!

I thought I had one good idea- forcing Spring branches indoors. But after googling that subject, I found it is still too early for that here in the Northeast.  A few of the early bloomers I love is Forsythia, Magnolia, Flowering quince, Pussy willows, Flowering dogwood, Lilacs and of course Cherry blossom branches!

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There are no buds on our trees yet and normally will not be until late February- early March. I am definitely going to be on top of this project and will let you know all about it in a month or so!

One idea I have been seeing a lot of is cotton stems used in containers:

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I really like the look! They are referred to as a farmhouse accessory, but who says I can’t use in my home too? 🙂Read More

Thank You All!

November 21, 2017

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite days of the year because it reminds us to give thanks and to count our blessings. So I wanted to reach out today and wish you all a very safe and happy Thanksgiving Day!

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My floppy tulips and I hope you enjoy the long weekend. Thank you everyone!

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Simple and Beautiful Thanksgiving Centerpieces

November 18, 2017

Looking for ideas on putting together a quick and easy centerpiece to show off on your Thanksgiving table?:

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If you’re anything like me, by now you have barely wrapped your head around the idea that Thanksgiving is around the corner. I was searching for ideas to decorate my own table and here are a few ideas I  gathered together for tips and inspiration:

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Seems easy to make with a small basket of pine cones and greens. It looks so elegant, doesn’t it?

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Here are different sized candles layered on top of faux  leaves looking pretty.  I can do that:

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Love this idea!:

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I like that it is unique and because it is on a tray that you can easily pick up and move if you have to. Also looks pretty easy to put together.

This is one of my all time favorite table centerpieces:

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If you look closely, you can see how simple it really is to make. (Sure Kelly, why don’t you whip one up right now?)

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I like the above table setting, simple and easy to move if necessary.

I’ve always felt that a simple and natural approach feels both festive and genuine.

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Well, I was searching for ideas to make up my own table. Here is how far I have come:

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Better get going! Hopefully I will have a Thanksgiving table setting pretty enough to share with you this week.

Thanks everyone. Hope you all have a great weekend!

Just So You Know

September 29, 2016

Just a reminder that the October issue of my newsletter ‘Roominations’ will be published tomorrow, October 1st, 2016. This issue is packed with great content!

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                                                                                                                                                                            * Home Décor Trending for 2017

                                                                                                                                                                       * Quick Care Tip for Flower Arrangements

                                                                                                                                         * The ‘secret’ post this month is Five Simple Ways to get You Ready for Fall

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A Passion for Blue and White & Need Help Searching for a Lamp

September 13, 2016

Looking for a simple but gorgeous centerpiece for any table? Maybe you will also love my passion for using blue and white chinoiserie jars with flowers:

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Gorgeous, aren’t they? I am just crazy for this look:Read More