Category Archives: Art

How to press flowers


Pressing flowers and/or leaves is a fairly simple process, you just have to be a little bit patient! 1) Use absorbent paper like newspaper or paper towel. Don’t use paper with an embossed pattern as that will give a waffle … Continue reading

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A WW1 Soldiers Pressed Flowers


This beautiful album full of pressed flowers documents one soldiers travels on the front lines of Europe during World War One.  As this is the centenary year for WW1, items from the time period are becoming quite popular with collectors. … Continue reading

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Making Moss in your Garden


Adding moss to your garden can make a pretty unique look. It’s pretty easy to create moss and it can be “added” to a variety of items, like these clay posts… Or this purse that has been re-purposed as a … Continue reading

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Bill Bracket’s Steel Flowers


Natures beauty can be captured in so many ways & Bill Bracket has nailed it with his stunning metal blooms! Each and every piece is hand crafted without heat using a variety of tools to create the shapes and textures … Continue reading

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Flowers created with code


Daniel Brown is a programmer, designer, & artist who creates stunning flowers from code.  Yes code! All of these images are computer generated and one things for sure, he’s darn good at it! Daniels work is showcased in some very … Continue reading

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Learn to Carve Flowers From Fruits & Vegetables


Nothing says Halloween quite like a carved pumpkin! October is definitely the month of the pumpkin, but that doesn’t mean the other foods in the Produce Department should be left out! Carrots, onions, radishes, watermelons, apples, and oranges, are just … Continue reading

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How to Create Moss Graffiti


What is moss graffiti? In recent years, moss graffiti has been quite popular, appearing on walls around the world. Moss Graffiti is an environmentally-friendly alternative to creating graffiti on walls. Instead of using the toxic spray paints that are bad … Continue reading

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Flower Tattoo Ideas


Did you know that one of our all time most popular search terms for our Fun Flower Facts blog is the phrase “flower tattoos?” About a year ago, we wrote a blog post on flower tattoos  and thought we would … Continue reading

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Cute Flower Art! Blossom Buddies by Elsa Mora


This is an oldie, but a goodie. In 2009, inspired by her autistic son who loves plants, Cuban artist, Elsa Mora created a series of quirky, whimsical characters using flower petals, leaves and branches from her garden.  Each of the … Continue reading

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A Portrait of Aung San Suu Kyi Made with 2000 Carnations


“You should never let your fears prevent you from doing what you think is right.” – Aung San Suu Kyi, 1991 Nobel Peace Prize Winner Happy International Women’s Day! March 8th is a day to celebrate the women, both past … Continue reading

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