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How To: 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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Spring Inspiration for Your Home

Sweet Annie Floral Design and Ruth Eileen are showing just how easy (and gorgeous) incorporating blooms into small vignettes in your home can be. Decorating with flowers and greenery is one of the easiest ways to celebrate a bygone winter. Say see ya later snow with these tips for crafting moments of beauty all...

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How To: Dutch Inspired Floral Arrangements

Oh the Dutch and their still life. They know a thing or two about painting gorgeous arrangements and now Calico Floriculture & Design is bringing those florals to life. Captured by Cambria Grace, this simple how to walks you through the steps of crafting an elegant, bountiful Spring arrangement complete with a list of...

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The Perfect DIY spring floral arrangement

It makes my heart so happy that Spring is finally starting to make an appearance. After a brutal winter, we are ready to throw open the windows and fill our homes with flowers, flowers, flowers.  And with the help of Veronica of Anthology Co. and Carolina Guzik Photography, that perfect DIY floral arrangement is at our...

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Whimsical Floral Centerpiece Tutorial

When it comes to party ideas, we've got those covered and florals are certainly a part of that mix but ask me how to craft the perfect centerpiece, one that's unstuffy yet insanely gorgeous and you'll probably get a big, blank stare. My go-to is a vase filled with one type of flower but there's a whole world of possibilities and Primary Petals and...

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DIY Valentine’s Day Mini Bouquets

Flowers and Valentine's Day just seem to go hand in hand, but the blooms below will surely get you a gold star from your loved one. They say good things come in small packages, and these itty bitty bouquets snapped up by Ruth Eileen prove that point in the prettiest of ways. Oh, and you can whip these up in no time. Promise. Fresh flowers with small to tiny blossoms (think spray roses and wax flowers) Fresh...

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DIY Fresh Floral Mandala Backdrop

Combining the uber stylish talents of The Shift Creative with the prettiest blooms by Lavenders Flowers, the idea for a fresh floral mandala backdrop was born. It's simple, seriously beautiful and all it takes are fresh blooms, a bare wall and a little time. It's taking the Valentine's party (or any event really) to a...

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DIY Floral Wall Sconces

We have a fresh take on a Valentine's Party coming up from the masterminds at The Shift Creative. It's infused with super approachable projects and a fun, modern feel. But first, we're tackling four of those DIY's starting with this floral wall sconce. With paper, paint and fresh flowers you can whip up the perfect decor to accompany a Valentine's...

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DIY Rose Sugar Gifts

If you’re anything like me, you may have a billion more gifts to find before the big holiday. Normally, I’m so on top of these things but between writing my new cookbook and sending thousands of food gifts so far this season (through Eat Boutique), well, I’m just a wee bit behind. This weekend, I’m mixing up one of my easiest food gifts that delight the ladies, brides, mixologists and bakers in my life. This rose sugar is effortless; it’s so easy, it’s almost a non-recipe. I...

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DIY Metallic Pipe Vases

We are always on the hunt for something new to paint gold. Tah Dah... DIY bud vases are just the thing to add a bit of sparkle and fun into your centerpieces, especially with gorgeous Fall florals. Or maybe a few peonies. We love a good gold and peony moment. Check out these pipes turned vases, by Alexis from ...

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DIY Organic Holiday Wreath

I love using fresh greenery on the front door, or even the mantle during the holiday season. A simple re-usable grapevine wreath plus some favorite seasonal flowers and you have yourself a wreath the neighbors will envy. Hoot and Holler is showing us how to create an organic holiday wreath that is modern and custom all rolled into one. Make sure you check out the whole...

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Keep Your Hydrangeas Fresh with These Tips

We’re strong believers that fresh flowers are a must have around your home. One of our favorite flowers to have around the house is hydrangeas. You can find them anywhere, and they are super easy to arrange. Unfortunately, hydrangeas are a...

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DIY Herb Drink Stirrers with Pier 1 Imports

We've partnered with Pier 1 Imports to bring you a series of festive entertaining ideas perfect for the upcoming holidays. First up was...

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DIY Foraged Thanksgiving Arrangement

A floral arrangement can completely transform a holiday table. No question. But that doesn't necessarily mean forking over beaucoup bucks. This how-to is all about sprucing up your store bought blooms and turning wildflowers into centerpiece gold. Have a look at six simple steps from Anthology Co and ...

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DIY Foraged Garland

Winter is quickly approaching but the upside is holidays spent round the fire are too and what better way to bring the outdoors in then with foraged evergreen decor to spruce things up? This month we're bringing you a rustic fireplace mantle display that is super easy to construct, requires minimal supplies, and can be done with just about any thing you can find in your backyard. Evergreens are an easy-to-find and hardy option for indoor floral arrangements and can last quite a while...

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Decorating Cakes with Real Flowers

Seeing that crafting sugar flowers takes time and patience (read: which I don't have) - I am always one to place a few real flowers atop a cake. I usually just insert the stem into the cake but today Caprice Decor & Design is sharing the legit way to affix pretty flowers atop pretty cakes. With cakes by The Cocoa Cakery, planning by...

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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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Foraged Flowers

If you can't beat the July heat, why not enjoy the best parts of it? That's just what we did this month on our mini-getaway to the Lake in Maine. We set out for an afternoon of foraging, lake-side picnic-ing and swimming. This month we found favorites like maine lupine, foxglove, blueberries, hellebore, fever few, scabiosa and grasses. It resulted in a wonderful, wildly romantic bouquet and we highly recommend you do the same!

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