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2020

Happy December to all!

Although I have spent an inordinate amount of time at home this year, decorating for Christmas really snuck up on me. I had barely made the turkey soup and went out with Olive and my neighbor had her mailbox decorated. What?? That’s how December goes! As I have been for the last 10 months, I…

Putting a bow on it!

It’s late August and I am still playing with flowers for fun and relaxation. On the top I reflexed the rose petals . Reflexing is a very old technique of flipping back the outer petals for a ruffled look. It works best to do this on roses that are well hydrated and several days open….

Summer in Naples!

I normally don’t have indoor orchids during the summer months since we are frequently gone or getting ready to go. However this summer, I am enjoying (not really) our hot humid weather with no foreseeable vacations on the horizon. So I am back to orchids. I wanted color and this fuschia is the very dark…

Jewelry & Flowers they Just Work!

Well, here we are early May and I think we have learned how to entertain ourselves more than we thought 6 weeks ago!  I  am sharing one of my recent projects. I chose yellow calla lilies because the color is so vibrant. I like to use flowers from the yard as the red ones are. They…

Let’s Smile in Spite of COVID

I needed to smile yesterday, so I quickly put together this monochromatic sunflower topiary with 2 ladybugs. Its doing the trick, each time I pass it, it makes me happy. Yes, this is a most unusual Spring. Been so busy cleaning door handles, I almost forgot it’s Easter this week. So in case any of…

February~March what’s new?

From your requests, I have added 2 colors of the ever popular hummingbirds – gold and milky white. I know many of you like to keep your orchids and botanistix white. The dragonflies are the best seller in hand blown glass, so it’s nice to have added colors to compliment your home design. Our topiary…

Vision for 2020

Sounds like the ideal vision not the year, right? Here in SW Florida we are enjoying beautiful spring weather so my vision for this year is very clear. We are expanding the classes to include a floral topiary class. After 1 lesson, I promise you will be able to do these for yourself very easily….