Category: Flowers

In Praise of Endless Summer Hydrangeas: Garden Flower Arrangement + Table

Create a flower arrangement using hydrangeas from the garden as a centerpiece for the table. You’ll also find flower arrangement longevity tips and additional floral inspiration. Happy Monday! It’s the first Monday of the month which means I’m joining my blogging friends for some flower therapy and Monday Morning Blooms. You can find my flower-loving…

Fresh Flower Market + Peonies in the Potting Shed

Happy Monday! It’s one of my favorite days of the month, when I join my blogging friends, Shirley, Pam and Lidy, for some flower therapy and Monday Morning Blooms! You can find my flower friends’ links and more floral inspiration at the bottom of this post. May is my favorite month in the garden and…

Garden Flowers Around the Potting Shed

Happy Thursday! We’ve had the most beautiful spring weather the last few weeks which has been very agreeable to me and the flowers! Join me for a stroll to see what’s in bloom around the Potting Shed. Knock-Out Roses have been blooming their hearts out for several weeks now. The double red variety is shockingly…

Garden Roses + Mother’s Day Flower Arrangement

Create a flower arrangement with garden roses and foliage for spring or to celebrate Mother’s Day. Happy Mother’s Day . . .I picked some flowers to share and to celebrate ‘Moms’!  Privet blooms in early May here in North Carolina. I cut some branches to fill an urn for an arrangement and added some boxwood…

Monday Morning Garden Blooms + Mother of Pearl Rose

Happy Monday! It’s the first Monday of the month which means I’m joining my blogging friends for some flower therapy and Monday Morning Blooms. You can find my flower friends’ links and more floral inspiration at the bottom of this post. For this week’s edition of Monday Morning Blooms, our theme was ‘anything goes’ with…

A Gift of Flowers

 I hope you’re enjoying some beautiful spring weather this weekend! We’re on a warming trend after a couple of very wet and blustery days this week with the mercury climbing to 85 degrees on Sunday. . .time to turn on the A/C! I had a birthday this week. . .Lola says birthdays are a lot…

Lakeside Table + Botanic Garden Blooms

Happy Wednesday! We’ve had some beautiful spring weather this past week and the pollen is starting to wane. . . *achoo* ;) I set a table in celebration to enjoy a little outdoor and lakeside dining! Have a seat by your favorite flower and join me as we dine with some botanic blooms. Portmeirion Botanic…

Floret Farm’s A Year in Flowers + Giveaway

Because we all could use a little flower therapy these days, I’m sharing some flower love with a giveaway: Floret Farm’s A Year in Flowers: Designing Gorgeous Arrangements for Every Season: Celebrated flower farmer and floral designer Erin Benzakein presents all the secrets to designing garden-fresh bouquets. In these stunning pages, you’ll find everything you…

DIY Watering Can Makeover with Decoupage and Napkins

Give a watering can a sprinkle of blooms and butterflies using napkins with decoupage! This easy and fun technique works on any surface that you want to refresh and give a spring or blooming makeover. Happy Thursday! I hope you’re staying sane while sheltering at home. I’ve found that having some projects to keep your…

White Blooms and Ball Jar Bouquets in the Potting Shed

Happy Monday! It’s the third Monday of the month which means I’m joining my blogging friends for some flower therapy and Monday Morning Blooms. I know I find myself in need of some flower therapy these days and my hope is these flowers will help brighten your day too. ♥ You can find my friends…