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DIY Fall Flower Arrangement

There's evidence out there that states waking up next to fresh flowers on your bedside table is a way to improve your energy throughout an entire day. When I saw that, I knew we had to save September's foraged arrangement for my bedside table. September's flower harvest is by farm my favorite! It's full of all sorts of goodies (and we're breaking them down below!) XO The girls at...

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Late Summer Flower Walk + DIY Wildflower Arrangement

I can't think of a better way to soak in the summer than a long walk in the fresh air, gathering all the blooms you can hold! For those of you stuck in the city, we've got Avenue Lifestyle's pretty wildflower walk in the Netherlands to tide you over. The gallery of Anouschka Rokebrand's images is so dreamy, you'll feel like you're walking onto the set of a Jane Austen film. Bonus: all the steps to making...

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DIY Late Summer Flower Arrangement

For this arrangement I wanted to use colors that reminded me of August evenings, right before the sun fades behind the horizon: golds, deep shades of pink, raspberry, and burgundy. The goal here is to soak in the last little bits of summer for as long as we possibly can! And what better way to do so than with an arrangement of seasonal flowers. Vase Floral Tape (only if you'd like) Floral Clippers...

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DIY Summer Flower Arrangement

Whether you're hosting an elaborate summer soiree in the very near future, or simply need something pretty to greet you in your foyer, this summery DIY is just the ticket. With seasonal blooms aplenty, this baby is guaranteed to turn heads. And we can thank Lorely Meza and Lavenders Flowers for that because they're spilling all...

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Foraged Flower Centerpiece

Happy June! One of the most satisfying things about this monthly foraging project is showing that you, our audience can find beauty from the outdoors to decorate your home or office all year long. Lucky us, June is maybe the most bountiful month of all thanks to summer stars like peonies. And who doesn't LOVE peonies? We headed over to our friend's gorgeous backyard and gathered fresh stems. For this...

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DIY Spring Bouquet

If there's one DIY skill that comes in handy time and time again, it's floral arranging. Whether for parties or gifts, it's always great to be able to whip up a little something fresh and gorgeous! Sonya Khegay's tutorial for a soft, delicate, pastel bouquet is exactly what you need to stun your friends and family. See more pretty petals right here! Tall vase or jar Garden shears Floral tape Twine Scissors Fresh Flowers, we used: •...

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DIY Lush Spring Centerpiece

I don't know about you, but my calendar is chock full of special occasions this spring- baby showers, graduations, weddings- you name it, I'm going to it! I love to help friends set up their events, so I always take note of any tutorials for flower arrangements. This fresh, luscious DIY centerpiece from Bare Root Flora & Laura Murray Photography is exactly what I'm looking for! Don't miss any of the pretty...

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DIY Dip Dye Vase & Foraged Spring Flowers

Spring has officially sprung in New England and we couldn't be more excited to bring you this stunning (and super easy) foraged arrangement this month. With each new day comes more vibrant colors and greenery which made it hard to not use everything we came upon in our foraging adventure. So, this wild arrangement has everything from daffodils, to grape hyacinths, to pieris (beautiful white draping flower), to cherry and apple blossoms...the list goes on but we'll let the gorgeous...

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Tips on Foraging for Flowers

When creating the look for my Easter table this year I knew I wanted everything to be very natural and feel like I literally brought the outdoors in. To accomplish that idea I enlisted the help of my friend, and amazing florist Lindsay Coletta. Lindsay is known for her flowing, organic arrangements which are largely made up of foraged flowers and plants. And while the idea of foraging can be quite intimidating, I promise you it's easier and more fun...

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DIY Copper Hanging Plants

As you may remember from one of my recent DIY's, copper has gotten a hold of my heart. And this hanging copper planter is so cute and so easy, I guarantee your friends will be asking about it left right and centre. It instantly spruces up a room, but also makes for a fantastic housewarming gift! Leather scrap...

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DIY Spring Flower Arrangement

I'm not going to lie... this DIY spring flower arrangement from Valley & Co. is making me all sorts of happy! Not only is it bright and vibrant and perfectly seasonally appropriate, is it not just the perfect thing to place atop your Easter table? With $4 candy-coloured vessels from ...

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DIY Succulent Garden + How to Take Care of Succulents

Don't get me wrong flowers are my thing, but lately I love making succulent gardens. I recently made about 20 gardens for my client, Alden & Harlow and now I find myself making them for everyone I know! You can see a few of the creations here, and find more floral inspiration over at Wildfolk Studio. I...

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Spring Brunch + Floral DIY

Today marks the official day of Spring, and we're all beyond excited about this development. I feel confident when I say that none of us are sad to see Winter go! To celebrate? A fresh, seasonally-infused brunch from Dana Worlock of course. One peek through the gallery, captured by...

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DIY Gilded Garden Markers

It was a whopping 3 degrees outside the other day which, if you ask anyone who experienced this brutal winter, is a huge, mega, massive win. I swear I saw people roaming the streets in shorts! What I'm getting at you ask? Spring is on it's way. I can feel it. It's in the air. Which means that it's now time to get started on those gardens. And step one on that garden to-do list? These DIY gilded garden markers, of course!

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DIY Herb Garden Pots

At just $1.99 per plant pot, this is one DIY that feels like a no brainer. It's amazing how a little white paint can totally and completely transform such a simple object. And by playing with different levels of opacity, layering on that paint will allow you to achieve this marbled look for less than the cost of your morning cup of coffee. That, right there, is a win as far as I'm concerned!

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DIY Foraged Florals & Gold Vase

This month’s foraging  excursion was as fun as ever! We kept it a little light-hearted with a nod to a St. Patty’s Day table arrangement. But truly, it’s just as beautiful to keep these rhodies (that’s what we call rhododendrons for short), and dried hydrangea in a vase around your house all year long. Having fresh greens around is sure to boost your winter blues! We also brought you two...

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What to Look for When Buying Flowers

We've talked a lot of flower shop on SMP.  Because we think flowers have the ability to totally transform not only your space - but your soul. And amidst tips on arranging flowers to those on making grocery store stock feel special,...

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DIY Floral Arrangement

If you ask me, the best way to beat the winter blues is to surround yourself with Spring inspired things. And that just became significantly easier with this handy-dandy DIY from Mimi Nicole Events and Paula Player Photography! Our suggestion? Next time it snows out there, close those dang drapes and get your...

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Flower Arranging Tips + Floral Pop Up Shop

It's official, in my next life I'm going to be a florist. Think about it: I'm fairly certain it'd be impossible to have a bad day when surrounded by fragrant blooms 'round the clock. And with Sinclair & Moore sharing their secret tips on floral arranging? Well I'm just one step closer to that dream job. Captured by the beautiful  Katie Parra, there's...

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DIY Valentine’s Day Mobile

Love is in the air this month and what's more fun than surprising your special someone with something you made with your own two hands? This DIY dip-dyed Valentine's Day mobile right here is a true labor of love. We're so obsessed that we now want to decorate every inch of our studio just like this! And check out more of our work right here! xo, The Petal Gals February...

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