Here are a few basic tips and ideas for creating your own wreaths either as a gift to yourself or for a friend.
Keep your eyes open for bargains with possibilities. I always check out the clearance section at various stores for items that can easily be transformed with a few fresh flowers or greens. [...]
Inspired by the ancient tradition of featuring a different floral arrangement in front of a home to identify the family and profession of the resident, I created these one of a kind designs. These are the kind of arrangements that I really like to create as gifts. They are so personal and take more thought [...]
The Christmas tree market was born in 1851 when Catskill farmer, Mark Carr, hauled two ox sleds of evergreens into New York City and sold them. By 1900, one in five American families had a Christmas tree, and 20 years later, the custom was nearly universal.
No one will have a tree quite likes yours when [...]
Now that we are in December I hardly know where to start. I have so much that I want to share with you, from ideas for decorating your home using what you already have to the hot new colors for Christmas, creative gifting ideas, and even more creative ways to wrap those gifts. One can [...]
1-800-FLOWERS.COM and I recently hosted a DIY Holiday Flower Tree Workshop for some of our friends and fellow bloggers! I am so proud to be a part of this amazing community of women. The workshop was low key and intimate, which gave us all a chance to get to know each other and catch [...]
Our “Warm Fuzzy Pay-It-Forward Experience” was a HUGE success. Everyone who attended really enjoyed themselves and best of all they will now keep that warm fuzzy feeling going when they share one of their floral creations with someone else. Conducting floral design workshops is one of my favorite things to do. I [...]
1-800 FLOWERS.COM is committed to helping everyone get that warm fuzzy feeling this holiday season, so they are sponsoring a “Share that Warm Fuzzy Feeling” event next Thursday night in their Bethpage, New York facility. I will be there along with other 1-800-FLOWERS.COM team members to help you create your own beautiful fresh flower [...]
My friend and kindred creative soul, Maggie Gray, recently asked if I would do a wreath-decorating workshop at her new space, New Leaf, in Rockville Centre, New York. I actually featured Maggie on my blog last Mother’s Day as part of 1-800-FLOWERS.COM’s Spot A Mom Campaign. Maggie designed an outdoor “classroom” garden at the [...]