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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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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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Red on Green: The Life and Death of 10 000 Roses

Psst! The roses you’ve received for Valentine’s Day will die at some point, if they haven’t already. For many, it’s sad to see something so beautiful fade away.  But not for London-based artist, Anya Gallacio. As an artist that enjoys … Continue reading

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Must See Flower Graffiti!

“Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable.”- Bansky Bansky, famed British graffiti artist and political activist, is right. Good art is controversial and should elicit emotional responses from the viewers. Whether you like it or not is a … Continue reading

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Amazing Flower Contructions by Anne Ten Donkelaar

Know what I love more than flowers? Art! Much like flowers, art adds beauty and life to our world. I especially enjoy artwork that is inspired by flowers, like the artwork by Dutch artist Anne Ten Donkelaar.” Inspired by her … Continue reading

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A Wardrobe Fit For a Garden Fairy!

Flowers are beautiful and inspiring. Artists, designers and other creative types have been using flowers as source of inspiration. Some have even taken up using fresh flowers in their creations; there have been appearances on the fashion runway as haute … Continue reading

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5000 Poppies to Commemorate Remembrance Day

Today is Remembrance Day, a memorial holiday for Commonwealth nations, such as Canada, Australia, and the UK  to honour the lives lost during battle. Many citizens show their support for the soldiers by wearing a single red poppy. But artist … Continue reading

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Beautiful Photographs of Decaying Flowers by Billy Kidd

There’s no doubt about it. Roses are breathtakingly beautiful and have inspired amazing works of art from playwrights, poets, painters and photographers for centuries. But once they start to wilt and brown, they are thrown away without a second thought. … Continue reading

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Flowers in Art: Kari Herer’s Mixed Media Prints

Kari Herer is an American photographer with a background in fine arts and graphic design. Her love of nature is beautifully expressed through these mixed media images, in which she artfully combines flowers with line drawings. These quirky, yet sophisticated … Continue reading

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