Don’t Add Water….
Because I am a ‘fly girl’ and gone all the time it is nice to have flowers around that require no maintenance. These crepe paper flowers are not only pretty and colorful, but simple to create. You need minimal and inexpensive materials and a little bit of patience. Whenever I have a spare [...]
Yep, we are having a snow storm outside today but inside my flat it is nice and cheery. The recipe for this is to add a few tulips. That will do the trick. They are abundant right now at my local market. It is tough to walk on by the colorful display located at the [...]
Happy Friday! I am busy decorating for the Easter weekend and these flowers are transforming my little flat into a Springtime oasis. I made these out of napkins. Yes, I did say napkins! So simple and beautiful! Play around with different sizes and colors. I attached a row of them to a floor mirror with [...]
I am not sure what says Easter more than a bunny, and he seems right at home nestled in tissue paper grass in a silver pail. Missing my kids at this time of year is matter of fact-enjoy your moment before they fly the coop. I like using a silver pail as my base. I [...]
Delicious St. Patrick’s Day Treats
And here is….yet another holiday and time to give again. My St. Patricks package consisted of savory and sweet edibles, a paper flower (always a great choice when you can’t send the real one), and a LUCKY card! (from my post ‘LUCKY IRISH BANNER’ yesterday).
How to on the paper flower:: Choose [...]
Pot of Color!
What a lovely centerpiece for your next celebration!
We love our girl! When it comes to “Coconut” (AKA: CoCo as in Chanel) my Taylor and I get a little fashion crazy because our darling is just sooooo cute. Fun to dress her up in all kind of goodies. PRECIOUS!
This is a priceless idea from the one and only Martha Stewart and perfect [...]
A Pocket Full of Posies….
Just a little beauty I spied while shopping in San Jose….what a shoe shop!! Love the combination of succulents and orchids. The color shouts fun!
Romantic and subtle!
I love the graduation of colors…..white blooms to a rich pink.
Purple and Orange
Great Color combination and I adore the big blooms.
a creative mint
Tuesday, 27 APRIL 2010
Wow! Walking around my garden today, I am struck with awe admiring my roses. They are gorgeous this year. Possibly, because this past winter was the coldest one since I moved here twelve years ago. Maybe they need a good freeze to be this attractive. I am not a Rose expert. As [...]
Tuesday, 30 MARCH 2010
There is a ‘secret garden’ that I love to visit whenever I feel I need an ounce of inspiration to get my wheels turning. It is a little place called ANTHROPOLOGIE! I come alive just admiring the creativity in their window displays. I have a little flower creation today [...]