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Queen of all the Flower Crowns!

Flower crowns are all the rage these days. Fresh flowers in your hair just simply put a pep in your step. Brides, festival goers, graduates, birthday celebrators- there are many reasons to sport little lovelies around your tête.     … Continue reading

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Flowers and Ice

Earlier this year, a talented Japanese artist, Azuma Makoto, put on an exhibit titled “ICED FLOWERS”. The exhibition featured compositions of beautiful flowers encased inside massive blocks of ice. Cymbidium orchids, anthurium, and helliconia were just a few of the … Continue reading

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New Trend Alert: Fairy Gardens

Summer of 2014 is here and I have discovered a new “little” trend, made up of small plants and imagination. I have discovered the “Fairy Garden”. Don’t let the term scare you; there are no fairies needed. A “fairy garden” … 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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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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