Find a year of flowers and round up of DIY floral arrangements and seasonal centerpiece inspiration. You’ll also find flower longevity tips, short cuts and techniques to create affordable arrangements using grocery store and garden flowers.
I hope your holidays were merry and bright and we’re all looking
at a happy and healthy new year ahead!
It’s always a joy to pick some Monday Morning Blooms on the third Mondays of every month
and to share them with YOU and my flower-loving friends, Lidy and Pam!
Thank you for all of your visits and kind comments this past year!
I hope that my little corner of the blogosphere provides you with some flower therapy and inspiration
in the coming year, whether you’re cutting flowers from your garden or
creating an arrangement from a grocery store bouquet.
We’re taking a look back at our year of flowers, with highlights from the months and seasons.
You’ll find my friends’ links and their floral inspiration at the bottom of this post.
Click on the links in highlighted in red if you’d like to see the post in full or for the tutorial or tips.
Beating the January Blues with some flower therapy and an arrangement of snowy white blooms
Red and white tulips and roses from the grocery store to fill a favorite pitcher
for an easy centerpiece for a *Bee* Mine table for Valentine’s Day
Tips to create an easy flower arrangement using hydrangeas and lemons
A favorite white ironstone pitcher is filled with an assortment of white and green blooms
with trio of petite Belleck vases are filled with mini blooms
Alstroemeria, Charmelia, Stock and Tulips fill a tureen for a ‘welcome spring’ table.
Tutorial and tips to make a floral arrangement for Easter, using everybunny’s favorite veggie, carrots.
A blooming vignette of blue and white transferware, Snowball Viburnum and Lenten Roses from the garden, paired with grocery store hydrangeas and tulips
Set a flower-filled alfresco table to celebrate Mother’s Day. You’ll find DIY pressed flower frames to honor ‘Mom’.
Garden roses. . .Earth Angel, Tea Clipper, Charles Darwin, Popcorn Drift and Pink Double Knock Out Roses
fill watering cans and join bunnies on the Potting Bench.
Garden bouquets fill mason jars and watering cans, with flower pot napkin rings and garden gloves holding flatware to add tabletop gardening notes.
Tutorial for a dog gone fun floral arrangement to create to celebrate the red, white and blue and puppy love
Create a flower arrangement for a door using garden flowers. Post includes a handy tip and upcycling an Amazon Prime envelope for a basket liner.
Sunflowers and alstroemeria from the grocery store, join coleus and vitex from the garden, for a transitional summer-to-fall arrangement. Cups serve as mini vases inside a larger container for easy flower arranging.
Welcoming October with a harvest of pumpkins, hydrangeas, Indian corn and mums
Add a harvest note to your Thanksgiving or seasonal fall décor with an Indian corn vase and centerpiece. An easy DIY floral arrangement centerpiece for your Thanksgiving or fall table.
Think outside the vase with a DIY flower arrangement using an ice bucket or wine chiller.
“Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.”
– Luther Burbank
*Buzz* over to visit my flower friends to see their year in review and floral inspiration:
Pam at Everyday Living
Lidy at FrenchGardenHouse