Soft Pink Roses and the First Stocks from the Garden: A Flower Arrangement

Since I know that I've been totally obsessed with the chantilly snapdragons the past few weeks, I thought that it would be a nice change of pace to look at a flower arrangement that is a little bit different. While compiling all of the vase "ingredients" for this one, I couldn't help but imagine how…

Dreamy David Austin Roses: A Flower Arrangement

This year has been a really great season for roses here in my garden. Even though they were a little bit late to arrive, they've been blooming like crazy. Most of this, I can attribute to the weather, but I did seem to do a very good job of pruning this year. I have such…

Light Apricot Chantilly Snapdragons and Feverfew: The Perfect Match

I've been playing with arranging these gorgeous light apricot chantilly snapdragons all this week. The bright, peachy stems are so lovely alone - but work exceptionally well with nearly every other flower that I'm able to combine them with in a vase. However, one of my absolute favorite combinations involves the single feverfew. Let's take…

Rose Madame Butterfly Snapdragons: Cut Flower Arrangement

There are several pros and cons to growing seeds from a mix packet. By doing so, I can quickly find my favorite flowers, even when I'm growing in a small space. It's also really friendly for my garden budget. However, it's always a bummer when I don't have ENOUGH of a certain color flower that…

Red Madame Butterfly Snapdragon Flower Arrangements

Snapdragons are hands down one of my favorite early season flowers. The colors, the shape - everything about them seems so perfect to me. Over the next few weeks, I'm hoping that we'll be able to take a closer look at some of the snaps that are blooming in the garden, as well as the…

The Last Pansies and Sweet Peas – Cut Flower Garden Arrangement

In continuing our theme of closing out the hardy annual season, we are now faced with the last of the pansies and sweet peas. In making an arrangement, I can't help but feel that this combination turned out so well. These adorable, ruffled pansies are from the Victorian Posy pansy mix from Renee's Garden. Even…

The Last of the Garden Blues: A Flower Arrangement

As the blooming hardy annual flowers finally begin to draw to a close, so too do the shades of true blue in the garden. This arrangement features some of my favorite flowers - including bells of Ireland. Let's take a closer look - Here's a quick look at the different flower types that we'll be…

Kitchen Sink Flower Arrangements

I absolutely love flowers, but wouldn't consider flower arranging to be my strong point. In fact, that's the main reason I post so many arrangements. In order to truly get better at something, I believe that you have to keep practicing. Today, we'll be arranging what I like to call a "Kitchen Sink" vase. This…

A Week’s Worth of Cut Flowers

I know that I've been posting tons of different cut flower arrangements lately, but I just can't help it. Let's take a closer look at some of the cut flower vases that were arranged - These are the Zeolights calendula that I planted last fall. They don't have the longest stems. In fact, using them…