Floral Arrangements · Party/Tablescapes

Fall Harvest Tablescape

According to the calendar, it’s October. Unfortunately, it doesn’t feel the least little bit like fall in North Carolina this year. The thermostat hasn’t dropped below the mid-eighties, and the leaves are firmly clinging to their branches with no change of color in sight. However, even though Mother Nature hasn’t gotten the memo, autumn is upon… Continue reading Fall Harvest Tablescape

Floral Arrangements

Arranging Tulips With Flower Arranging Tools & Tulipieres

If you read last week’s post you know how wholly inspired I was by the spectacular display of thousands of multi-hued tulips which I had to opportunity to view during my recent visit to the Biltmore Estate Gardens. I would dearly love to be able to grow these showy bulbs in my yard but have learned, through… Continue reading Arranging Tulips With Flower Arranging Tools & Tulipieres

DIY · Floral Arrangements

How To Make A Live Grass Centerpiece For Your Spring Table No Need To Wait For Grass To Grow

As I was adding some Spring touches to my home this week, I decided to create a live grass centerpiece for my breakfast table. I had admired several images on Pinterest of Wheatgrass in Spring decor. Unfortunately, by the time I thought of it, it was too late to order Wheatgrass seeds, plant them, and… Continue reading How To Make A Live Grass Centerpiece For Your Spring Table No Need To Wait For Grass To Grow

DIY · Floral Arrangements · Interior Design

How To Polish Silver Naturally Without Hours Of Elbow Grease And A Spring Arrangement With Tulips And Crabapple Blossoms

Spring has come to the Carolinas. So, in order to get my Spring floral fix, I made a trip to Trader Joe’s (which is the best local source of flowers other than the wholesale flower market). Faced with their awesome selection of many different colors and types of tulips, I ultimately decided to purchase a… Continue reading How To Polish Silver Naturally Without Hours Of Elbow Grease And A Spring Arrangement With Tulips And Crabapple Blossoms

Floral Arrangements · Holidays

Easy Fall To Christmas Coffee Table Arrangements

When creating Fall to Christmas coffee table arrangements, there is no need to break the bank or reinvent the wheel. However, apparently, it is necessary to use a lot of idioms–but I digress. I start my coffee table arrangements with a shallow bowl. I love this black openwork metal bowl, but a dough bowl would also be… Continue reading Easy Fall To Christmas Coffee Table Arrangements