Posts from 'Gardening & Floral'

Happiness In A Sunflower



Watching a plant grow from a seed can be very exciting for a child (and an adult). Those first signs of green life emerging from all of that brown soil brings on screams of delight in our home. This could possibly be the least expensive way to make a child happy – give it a try…


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Apple Branch Centerpiece



Small lady apples (available in some supermarkets – I purchased mine at Jewel) are hot glued to a branch to create an interesting horizontal centerpiece for the table.


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Sweater Vase



I cut off the cuff of an old sweater, felted it and slipped it over a jar to create a more interesting vase.


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Birthday Flowers For Children



Small birthday arrangements add charm to a table setting. Carnations are the perfect flower for a child – so bright and airy – they look good enough to eat…


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Using Newspaper As A Filler In Floral Arrangements



Contrasts interest me – I enjoy the surprise of unlikely duos. I used newspaper and wrapped it around the stems of these Gerbera daisies and also tucked it in between the stems.


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