2012 Color of the Year

As I’m sure most of you have heard this year’s pantone color is Tangerine Tango It’s a really fun and poppy color that can be combined with lots of other colors for a fresh look. Check out The Perfect Palette website for lots of color combinations using Tangerine Tango. If you’re not loving the idea of using Tangerine in your … Continued

Flowers Are Good For Your Health

Not only are flowers enjoyable a study by Rutgers University shows that flowers are beneficial to your mental health. “The presence of flowers triggers happy emotions, heightens feelings of life satisfaction and affects social behavior in a positive manner far beyond what is normally believed.” Everyone knows someone who is going through a rough time and … Continued

Flower Of The Week

Spring always makes me think of sweet smelling flowers and one of the sweetest is: Stock Stock is also sometimes known as Gilliflower. It comes in white, lavender, purple, pink, magenta, peach, and yellow. The blooms on Stock can can either be clustered at the top of the stem or more spread out along the stem. They are very sweet … Continued

Famous Wedding Flowers

In 2011 the two most talked about weddings were the Royal Wedding and the Wedding in the Twilight movie Breaking Dawn. Many brides have drawn inspiration from these weddings, and if you are one of them here are some helpful hints about the types of flowers used in each of them. The Royal Wedding Kate’s … Continued

Flower Of The Week

The first day of spring is on Wednesday so in honor of the beginning of the season this week’s flower is one that just has to remind you of spring. Ranunculus Ranunculus is also known as a persian buttercup. They can be white, pink, magenta, purple, red, burgundy, peach, orange, or yellow. The petal count … Continued

28,000 Flowers!?

This article is about a massive art installation piece called Bloom. What a beautiful way to use flowers as art. It’s a really interesting and sweet concept behind the project, but if you don’t have time to read it all at least look at the pictures. Bloom: 28,000 Potted Flowers Installed at the Massachusetts Mental … Continued

Flower Of The Week

This week’s flower is one that so many people love! Hydrangea Hydrangeas have tiny, papery flowers that form a large spherical bloom on a thick stem. They can be white, blue, lavender, purple, pink, red, or green. Hydrangeas are perfect for creating pavé arrangements like this one, or adding shape to larger arrangements. Hydrangeas mean perseverance … Continued

Wedding Fun

Having a modern wedding? Here’s another great article from the Etsy blog by the founder and editor of the Brooklyn Bride. She highlights items from Etsy shops that are great for modern weddings. A Thoroughly Modern Wedding ~ Also, the featured seller (Lovey by Isha) on Etsy right now makes wedding gowns. In the interview … Continued

Flower Of The Week: Happy March!

Can you believe it’s already March? Remember to get all your friends with a March birthday some flowers! The birth flower for the month of March is Daffodil. Daffodils are also associated with the 10th wedding anniversary. Daffodils are also known as Jonquil or Narcissus. They are a spring flower and can be white, yellow, … Continued