Tag: slow flowers

Creating Floral Magic with Your Slow Market Flowers

Creating Floral Magic with Your Slow Market Flowers

Ahhhhh, grocery store flowers. Hello, my old nemesis, hello. It’s been awhile. Let’s back up here, a bit…why are grocery store flowers my…let’s be nice and say ‘frenemies’? Because they’re usually crap. The mixed bouquets are usually a bunch of filler and maybe one or two good blooms. And most of […]

A Simple Garden Floral Arrangement

A Simple Garden Floral Arrangement

Gotta love a floral arrangement pulled straight from the garden–especially when it’s super easy, and when it uses a little something unexpected. This design, in particular, illustrates how you can apply the landscape design principle of ‘The Thriller, the Spiller, and the Filler’ to floral design. But first: can we […]

Boutonnières Made Simple

Boutonnières Made Simple

Since we had the bouquet how-to, let’s round it out with a boutonnière tutorial. A tutonnière. Sorry. I’m awkward. Sorry. Boutonnières really are a very simple thing to make–which is awesome, since bouquet-making tends to be fairly taxing on the old creative juices. The bits and pieces of scrap flowers […]

How to Make a Hand Tied Bouquet

How to Make a Hand Tied Bouquet

Wedding flowers–huzzah!! This is for all you DIY brides out there (I’m looking at YOU Garlic, My Soul). But let me start by stressing a little bit of advice here stemming from (ha! See what I did there?!) my experience in the wedding floral business: it’s all well and good […]