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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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DIY Valentine’s Day Bouquet

This next DIY project falls under the "why didn't I think of that?" category. A do-it-yourself Valentine's Day Bouquet? It's kind of brilliant! Not only is it easier on the wallet, the lady (or gent) in your life is guaranteed to be swept of their feet as a result of your craftiness. Not crafty you say? Have no fear, Pollen Floral Design and Zac Wolf Photography are here to share...

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DIY Winter Terarrium

Confession: up until a few months ago, I thought these were called teraniums. I know. Total blogger fail. Especially because these little globes of lovely are ALL the rage throughout internet land. And lucky for all of us, Pollen Floral Design and Cambria Grace Photography are here today sharing a wee little guide to a wintry version of your very own! Ps -...

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DIY Holiday Wreaths, 3 Ways

With Christmas merely days away, it's more than time to firm up those final plans. And whether you deck your halls from top to bottom, or opt for a simpler approach there's one thing I know for sure: every home needs a wreath. It's simply Christmas embodied, and Molly of En Fleur Event Design is spilling all her insider secrets. Captured by Katie Parra, there's...

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A Foraged Centerpiece from Petal

Here at Petal, we believe that no matter what time of year it is, you can step outside of your house and find beauty in nature. Whether it’s a highly designed wedding or simple family gathering we are inspired by, and love to incorporate, what’s in our own backyard. Lucky for us, Newburyport, Massachusetts, is quite amazing and always ripe for the picking! Photographed by ...

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DIY Thanksgiving Centerpiece

Allow me to introduce you to Erin of Foret Design. Because this girl? Well, you really need to know her. Not only is she as sweet as pie, she also happens to be the genius behind this incredible, show-stopping, over-the-top centerpiece that graced our Thanksgiving table. And guess what?! She's breaking it all down for each and everyone of...

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Fall Wreath DIY

For Thanksgiving this year I decided to take my floral game up a notch. Instead of showing up with a bouquet as a hostess gift, I'll be bringing a collection of fall wreaths to show my appreciation. They're surprisingly simple to make, and really give you the flexibility to be creative and use ingredients you really love. For more floral inspiration, head on over to my shop...

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DIY Farmers’ Market Inspired Floral Arrangement

I've become well acquainted with farmers' markets over the course of the last few years, making it my weekly mission to pick up some local bounty. But the thought of incorporating some of my goods into a beautiful arrangement never really occurred to me. One peek through the gallery, however, and you can consider me convinced. Captured by ...

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