Category Archive for: ‘Flowers’

What Does Your Bouquet Say

What Does Your Bouquet Say? Flower Color Meaning and Symbolism

Giving flowers is a thoughtful sentiment but are your certain you are sending the right message? Learn about flower color meaning and symbolism to personalize your gift. Send an “I love you” with red gerbera daisies, an “I appreciate everything you do” with calla lilies or a “you’re a great friend” with yellow potted begonias. Or combine colors to share a truly …

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Haunting Ruse Black Lenten Rose Hellebore

5 Stunning Hellebore Varieties You MUST See!

Hellebores (Hellborus) are commonly known as Lenten Rose given their blooms are a late winter / early springtime staple in zone 4-9 shade gardens.  The toothed, green leaves are leathery and stay evergreen through a mild winter. Damaged leaves are quickly replaced in late winter to early spring adding a necessary lift to garden early in the year. Hellebore flower heads hang upside-down and their true beauty cannot be completely appreciated. …

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DIY Tulip Garden Lights 4

These DIY Outdoor Garden Lights Will Take Your Breath Away!

In months when the garden is asleep you can still have flowers that glow late into the night. Look closely at these stunning garden lights. The iridescent petals capture the light and create a graceful and enticing display in the garden. And then you see what they are made from and are a whole new level of impressed: these soda …

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DIY Holiday Flower Arrangement Using A Handy Arranging Tool

A Festively Frugal Holiday Flower Arrangement

Garden clippings make the perfect festive materials for a holiday flower arrangement both inside and out, particularly because you can get them for free from the garden! A variety of evergreen clippings from trees like cedar, laurel, and holly make for beautiful wreaths, outdoor planters, and indoor arrangements. After finishing my holiday wreath for this year I had plenty of …

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Goreous Pumpkin Flower Arrangenment

DIY Pumpkin Flower Arrangements

I keep seeing these gorgeous pumpkin flower arrangements at florist, farmers markets, and online. A collection of blooms tightly packed into a bright orange pumpkin just screams fall. It’s an elegant take on fall decorating: setting the table for Thanksgiving dinner, adorning the mantle for the season change, or even to give as gifts. I know I would love to receive …

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Dried Hydrangea Wreath Project

Easy to Make Hydrangea Wreath + Tips to Make it Last!

Dusty rose, chartreuse, and violet. These are the colors that make me think of fall decorating, at least when it comes to decorating with hydrangeas! They may be pink, purple, blue, or white on the shrub, but as they dry, they take on the muted romantic hues that grace my front door. Here is how to make this easy hydrangea …

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