Floral Experiment

Rainbow roses! They are unmistakably bold, exuberant and harsh. We florists see these roses every visit to the Wholesaler. They sit in the corner, usually untouched by the likes of me. But I decided to buy a bunch and take a closer look. A little background: I was...

How to throw a Party

Hosting a terrific party can be an art form. Especially when the hosts are impeccably stylish, and the professionals involved are committed to a flawless execution. I created flowers for a two-part event, complete with an afternoon boat ride and dinner party to...

Casual Gardening Pt 1, late summer

I love gardening. And I know I could grow to love it even more if I dedicated proper time to it. However in building this business these last several years, it seems that I’ve spent more time in front of the computer than out in the dirt. My husband & I...

Hawai’i with Aloha

My husband & I went to the north shore of Oahu recently. Our intent was to relax and soak up the sights and warmth of sun and surf. Taking time away from the everyday is good for the soul. And I am always looking for inspiration- new scenery is a great place to...

A Tradition

Every year, well most years, I attend the Northwest Flower & Garden Show with dear my Mother. It’s our tradition. She’s the one who dragged me in as a teenager, who convinced me to volunteer as a budding plant enthusiast college student, and now years...