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As a designer (and gardener,) I always find myself thinking outside the box, and looking for inspiration and unexpected resources everywhere I go. With spring around the corner and Mother's Day not far away, I wondered: "Why show up with cut flowers?"Read more
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A nice bottle of wine is always a perfect gift for a host or hostess. We have all seen the velvet wine bags sold in stores these days—they're nice, but they lack individuality. Even worse are the plastic or foil bags that your liquor store will offer. Don't do it! A few years ago, I created a wine bouquet that can be wrapped around any bottle of...Read more
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Anyone can purchase a wreath for the holiday, but other than that ready-made red bow, what real interest does it have? A wreath represents warmth and cheer on your front door that are just a knock away.Read more
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With Pee Gee Hydrangeas now past their full blooms, these amazing flowers are the perfect resource to get inspired to create something both festive and timely. This year I decided to make something new and interesting with my abundance of spent hydrangea flowers. For anyone who adores the hydrangea flowers when in full season, autumn brings new...Read more
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Halloween is arguably the most paradoxical of American Holidays despite its ever-increasing popularity. Since the mid-1980s, we have begun to accept that Halloween's unique place in modern society (especially American society) merits attention beyond horror fiction and children's books. Early celebrations of Halloween were filled with fear...Read more
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You can bring your garden indoors using a small pumpkin to create a festive splash of fall color.Read more
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I'm a master guru when it comes to spaces and maximizing their full potential. Whether it be a closet, family room or garage, rest assured I’ll come up with several clever and resourceful ways to make the space functional and beautiful while being smart about the plan.Read more
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I know lots of people who wish they could develop a “green thumb” but who have given up because they don’t have a house or garden space. This article is for you—and, frankly, for anyone who works! Office plants can be the perfect way to introduce “being green” into your life as they offer a great way to brighten up your workspace and improve your...Read more
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Some people go stir-crazy waiting for Spring to come. After you read this you might decide it’s better to “go nuts” instead! A bright floral spring display and fragrant aroma is always welcoming when snow is on the ground and old man winter keeps reminding us that he is still in charge.Read more
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Moonlight, twilight, and now Marlight, with my MAR-Light bouquet-in-a-glass.Read more