One of the things I always wonder when I see a beautiful, filled in garden in the magazines or in books, is how did they get it that way? By the time we are seeing these inspiring gardens, the owners have probably been working on them for at least 5 years or more (unless they are on a TV show on HGTV). Most people’s garden evolve over time.
For the longest time I have been wanting to do a photo shoot featuring a bike full of summer blooms. This summer I got the chance to do that with my daughters and son in law. My daughters, who run You Make Me Shutter Photography, agreed to both photograph and be the model along with […]
In July, I had the pleasure of making a floral crown for Chelsea for her maternity pictures taken by You Make Me Shutter. For this crown I used lavender as the base on wired jute along with sage, roses, echinacea, scabosia, zinnia and veronica. All of the crowns are adjustable by rebending the two ends […]
I had been wanting to write a few posts this year that documented what flowers are growing locally here in which months in North Carolina. I am going to seperate them in to a well-known classification of: Thrillers, Fillers, and Spillers. Most commonly known as a way to fill containers in the garden, I think […]
This weekend I decided to make a flower crown with all of the wonderful ranunculus in bloom in the garden. All the bright colors reminded me of a fiesta. The anemones are still hanging in there despite the heat, but its exciting to see the roses are finally starting to bloom. I also added some […]