Category Archives: Flower Arrangements

5 Minute Decorating and Home Styling Tricks

Slip a narrow vase into a big vase to hold arrangement together.

  Over the years, there have been so many little decorating and accessorizing tricks that I use throughout my home that I thought I would pull them together and share them with you.  These are little home styling tricks take … Continue reading

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Creative Spring Garden Pots and Planters

Clay Pot Pansies

It’s finally spring, and I’m eager to say so long to cold and dreary winter and hello to warmer, brighter, springier days and the colorful flowers they bring. Daffodils, crocuses, hyacinths, and tulips already are out here, but if, like … Continue reading

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Use these Creative Christmas Decorating Tricks this Year

Christmas tree decorating tricks

      As you begin to think about Christmas decorating this year, I wanted to share some easy and creative Christmas decorating tricks that we used over the years when I was a department store visual designer and merchandiser. … Continue reading

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Easy Decorating with Palm Fronds, Branches and Greenery

Magnolia Leaves in a Jug

There are so many quick and easy ways for decorating with palm fronds, branches and greenery and you may be surprised by greenery treasures hiding in your own yard.  Today, I wanted to share a few tips and tricks for … Continue reading

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Creative DIY Flower Arrangements and Unique Vessels

Tinted mason jars are perfect for small floral centerpieces

    Having fresh flowers in the house is an instant mood-lifter, especially in the spring when the flowerbeds just begin to wake up from winter and burst with bright colors. Vases are a classic container to hold fresh blooms, and … Continue reading

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Decorating with Orchids and a Great Trick for Growing Them

Creative container ideas for real or faux orchids.

InLinkz.com   I have an obsession with orchids and always have, especially when it comes to decorating around my home. There are so many creative containers and ways to decorate with real or silk orchids that inspire me so much … Continue reading

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Holiday Table Decorating Tricks Using What You Have

Easy tips and tricks for holiday table decorating using what you have.  The Creativity Exchange

    I can’t believe that out of all of the years I have been blogging that I have never done a “table tricks” post for decorating a holiday table using what you have.  Layering a table for the is … Continue reading

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Weekend Mix: Fall Color Trends

Weekend Mix.  The Creativity Exchange

I love seeing all the colors coming out in fashion for fall.  I look forward to seeing what colors are going to be big in fashion each season because it gives me a better feel for where we are heading in … Continue reading

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Turn Yard and Plant Clippings Into an Easy Summer Arrangement

Mix different sizes of vases for yard clippings for a pretty summer arrangement.  The Creativity Exchange

  Summer is the best time of year to really take advantage of all of the great stuff growing around your yard.  You may not think you have the right stuff growing to pull together a summer arrangement but really … Continue reading

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Turn a Garden Box Planter into a Beautiful Holiday Table Arrangement.

Fall table arrangement by layering plants and fresh flowers in a garden box {The Creativity Exchange}

    My cousin Frank and my neighbor (crafty Jane) were married this last weekend and it was such a wonderful celebration!  I have shared projects in the past on the blog from cousin Frank and crafty Jane and it’s … Continue reading

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