Category Archives: Flower Designs

Psst – this succulent container garden isn’t really stone!

This DIY Succulent Planter looks like stone, but here’s the secret – it’s made from a ball of STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam and stone-like paint. Brilliant and easy, and thank you to designer Kathleen George for sharing her tutorial to make … Continue reading

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DIY a succulent container garden in a vintage book planter

Earlier this week, the Altered Book by Becca Malone inspired me to try something new – a DIY succulent container garden in a vintage book planter. The first time I saw a vintage book planter was at Maker Faire last … Continue reading

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DIY wall art: How to make a family photo garden

How does your family grow? Document it and display your family photos in a lush and beautiful way with This Blooming Family Photo Garden. It’s pretty enough to display on its own, or you can add it to your photo … Continue reading

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How would you make this DIY spring wreath or wall art?

When I shared the Framed Orchids last week, I couldn’t wait to make this DIY wall art/spring wreath my own. Here’s how I made my Framed Flowers, along with tips to make your own Framed Flowers. First, pick a bouquet … Continue reading

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Elegant orchids & a faux bois frame – is it wall art or a wreath?

Is it wall art? Or a spring wreath? I’m not really sure, but I do know that these Framed Orchids are an easy, elegant home accent made in just five steps. I stopped in at Jo-Ann Stores and Michaels yesterday, and … Continue reading

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Carnation Cupcake Centerpiece celebrates special times

Oftentimes, when we have good news to celebrate, I head to the cupcake store for a special treat. Cupcakes make it festive, and these adorable, Carnation Cupcakes kick it up a notch, too. If you need a special occasion centerpiece … Continue reading

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DIY four Big & Easy Mardi Gras Wreaths

It’s a blue sky day, but so cold with wind chills in the -15º range – and that’s reason enough to make not one but four DIY Mardi Gras Wreaths. The bright, festive colors really warm up a day like … Continue reading

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Presto-change-o: A Thanksgiving Turkey Wreath transformed into a seasonal Deco Mesh Harvest Wreath

Do you remember the Thanksgiving Turkey Deco Mesh Wreath Patty Schaffer made? The colors of the Deco Mesh were beautiful, and I wanted to adapt it and make a season-spanning Deco Mesh wreath for fall. So, I got to work … Continue reading

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A crafty week and the prettiest, Coffee Filter Flower Wreath

It’s been a fun and busy week around here. The highlight was a visit from designer Eileen Hull, who is driving across the country with her vintage camper, teaching classes and inspiring crafters as she goes. How lucky was I … Continue reading

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Make this blooming, Flower Garden Topiary for indoors

The gardens have been blooming for a while now, and I have my pots planted. Phew! It puts me in the frame of mind to share Patty Schaffer’s Flower Garden Topiary. I love the bright colors and button accents Patty … Continue reading

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