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Six Simple Steps to the Prettiest Party Florals

If your idea of do it yourself party florals is a quick run to Trader Joe's and a plop into whatever vase you can find then this post is for you (and me too). Learn how to make the prettiest party centerpiece in six simple steps from ...

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The Only Flower Arrangement You Need this Summer

Flowers are the easiest and maybe greatest gift; especially when they come prearranged in a cute little vase like this. No need for the gift receiver to cut, water, find a vase, etc It's a sure fire hit. With tips from Anthology Co. along with photographs by Alisa Ferris, craft your own little...

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Entertaining with Abby: How to Create a Quick & Pretty Centerpiece

The thought of creating your own table centerpiece can be somewhat intimidating but we're here to tell you to forget all that. Follow these simple steps for a quick and, might we add, insanely pretty floral arrangement using an 80/20 mix of straight from your garden flowers (or your neighbors, we won't tell!) and store bought blooms.

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Everything You Need to Host a Killer Dinner Party

Good food. Good Drinks. Good God...let's party. We're so excited to welcome the crew over at Printerette Press + Munster Rose + Easy & Oskey + The Vanilla Bean Blog + Laura Ivanova Photography who...

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Think You Can’t Make Your Own Spring Centerpiece? Think Again

Spring is all about blooms. From fashion to tabletop, flowers are a must and with Steve Moore of Sinclair And Moore Events' help, we're making sure that your Springtime centerpiece game is strong. Like floral freaking masterpiece strong. Get the dish on secrets to the perfect centerpiece from their...

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Party Idea: DIY Bouquet Bar

We all know what heart-filled holiday is gracing our calendars soon, but my opinion is that a little flower love can be shared any time of the year. For friends stopping by or a cocktail party just for the girls, a DIY bouquet bar is such a sweet gesture and a total cinch to put together. And if you find yourself throwing a little...

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Genius Fresh Flower Ideas for Your Next Party

Everywhere we turn, the cutest flower bars are popping up. Ahem 50 Shades of Blush Shower, we're looking at you. From full blown flower arranging stations, to flower crowns and sweet takeaway bouquets for guests, fresh flowers are a fun way to add a heaping dose of pretty to your party. Check out these genius tricks for incorporating your favorite blooms. Flower Market Bouquets A trip to your local farmer's market and a simple...

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DIY Summer Floral Wreath

Christmastime isn't for another six months, but that doesn't mean you have to forgo winter's (second) favorite piece of botanical decor: a wreath! Crafted out of summery greens and blossoms, this wreath, from Becca Olcott of Petal Floral Design, proves that a warm-weather wreath can be just as seasonally apropos as its winter counterpart. Wire...

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How to Create An Amazing Floral Centerpiece

With all the summertime entertaining and on-the-fly al fresco dining you'll surely be hosting this summer, it's always a good idea to be prepared, and that means making sure your dining table is ready for anything, 24/7. Take matters into your own hands with help from Abby and ...

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Party Idea: Floral Crown Bar

Floral Crowns have made their appearance at many a party as of late and we can't get enough of that fresh floral flair. Why not craft a floral crown making bar for your next party and get all your guests in on the festivities? It's the perfect activity for showers or girlfriend get-togethers. Case-in-point, this adorable baby shower where guests saddled up to a floral crown making station.

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How-To: Make a Garden Fabulous Centerpiece

A genius way to effortless entertaining is to find quick shortcuts; simple ways to make prep and decorating that much easier. Using store bought blooms and greenery from the garden, Myrtie Blue will have you well on your way to a gorgeous, party-ready centerpiece in no time. So go grab your favorite flowers and follow these easy steps to centerpiece perfection captured by ...

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Summer DIYs Infused with Florals

There's no doubt in my mind that -- no matter what else is happening -- fresh flowers always have the power to brighten your day. I habitually have a bunch of blooms on my desk here at work (currently displaying some white spider chrysanthemums in one of these pretty spring vases, of course!), but I'm...

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DIY Floral Centerpiece for Your 4th of July

If you're playing hostess this weekend for a 4th of July bash, you've likely got the weekend menu all set, iPod loaded up with our SMP-approved all-American playlist, and are gearing up for all the...

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DIY Summer Floral Halo

Add a dash of pretty to your hair in 10 minutes with this fresh floral halo from Anthology Co. + Miranda Hattie Photography. It's an easy summer accessory perfect for a special occasion or even a...

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The Perfect Recipe for Summer Florals

It's almost summer, summertime and with visions of bright florals and outdoor parties dancing through our heads, this inspiration from Petals, Ink. and Natalie Seeboth Photography is all we need to make it a warm-weathered reality. Using seasonal blooms and fruits plus the cutest accessories for a truly homespun feel, have...

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How To: A Simple Summer Floral Arrangement

A quick cheat, as we like to call them can take details from ho hum to crazy beautiful in a matter of minutes. We use these shortcuts for everything from decorating to last minute party preparation and now we can add florals to that mix thanks to AvaFlora. With store bought blooms and a sprinkling of foraged greenery from your own backyard, your summer flowers will be downright enviable. Spring and summer...

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Pop of Spring: A floral workshop

Flowers are not a particular strong suite for me even though I love em, love em. If you're in the same boat, this floral workshop is right up your alley. Crafted by Mint & Lovely Studios along with floral maven, Belle Fiori, and photographs by ...

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DIY Citrus Floral Centerpiece

I do believe this idea is pure genius and guaranteed you have most of the supplies on your grocery list. Meet the grapefruit vase centerpiece. A pretty little pop of citrus adorned with your favorite blooms. Think ranunculus, garden roses and orchids. This simple DIY comes courtesy of The Bloom of Time and ...

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DIY Floral Wine Glass Charm

Are you ready for a little DIY that will make your guests squeal with glee? Enter the pretty little floral wine glass charm from Daisy Rose Floral Design snapped up by Megan Clouse Photography. Just when you thought your glass of wine couldn't get any better, imagine it donning a gorgeous bloom. How fancy would you feel? I'm...

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DIY Paper Flowers

There are about a million and one ways to use these darling DIY crepe paper flowers whipped up by Lizzie Baker Designs, and not only are they cute as can be, they'll never wilt either. It's a complete win all around. Nicole Baas snapped up all the sweet deets so you can add these pretty blooms to your...

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