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Zinnias and sunflowers
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To demonstrate the importance of the vase in which I place a floral arrangement, I crafted a zinnia and sunflower arrangement and showcased it in three different containers. The vibe or mood that can be created with a container for a floral arrangement largely depends on the characteristics of the

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Basket of spring bulbs
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Spring is here! Although my outdoor decor is still very wintery, I am revisiting some of my past spring floral arrangements posted on Instagram over the years. Tulips and a few other bulbs. either garden grown or store bought, add instant springtime vibe. One can style them simply, a bunch

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Dahlia arrangement
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Dahlias, dahlias, in testimony of the hundreds of dahlias, painstakingly planted every spring, cared for during summer, dug in the fall, stored in winter… Such beauty they bring and the more you cut their flowers, the more they bloom. Here is a retrospective, in no particular order, of 30 of

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Beautiful peonies
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Flowers are the trademarks of my Country Home and Blooms Instagram account. No wonder some of the arrangements crafted with peony flowers from my garden are among my followers’ favorites. In no particular order… See this publication on Instagram A publication shared by CĂ©line| Country Home & Blooms (@countryhomeandblooms) See

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Display fresh cut flowers with a vintage flair. Here are some more examples of my arrangements from Instagram in this second part of Out of the glass vase 1. Served cold in soup tureens Soup tureens are the easiest to transform into country style vases because they are usually low.

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Use chicken wire to build an overflowing cottage style peony arrangement I’ve been asked many times how I construct some arrangements with chicken wire as a flower holder. Chicken wire is durable, recyclable and a great alternative to floral foam which in fact is petroleum derived material and which decomposes

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Red tulips in an antique English brown transferware tureen.
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As my garden is slowly awakening, I cannot resist bringing some happy blooms indoor. A Spring arrangement with flowers from the borders is the easiest to put together. Here are 9 inspirations for simple bouquets in vintage pitchers or original containers. 1- Tulips with a rustic twist A bunch of

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Antique sign at a flea market
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Follow these 7 simple advices when shopping for antiques to add to your decor 1 – Know what you like and ONLY buy what you like One of the first mistakes everyone tends to make is to buy stuff you do not really like only because it seems to be

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Flower arrangements

5 steps to fill a beautiful vintage basket with perennial blooms Material Cut flowers from the garden: annuals, perennials or shrub/tree blooms A bucket of cold water to condition and preserve the cut flowers A large basket chosen accordingly to the quantity of flowers available A bucket or leak-proof container

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