Types of Sunflowers

15 Most Beautiful Types of Sunflowers

Summer is finally here and nothing says summer quite like the sunflower! With petals to match the sun’s glowing rays, it is no wonder these flowers are one of the most popular. Sunflowers make up the genus Helianthus which contains almost 70 different species. The meaning of sunflower is rooted in it’s genus Helianthus- helios meaning sun and anthos meaning flower.
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macrame plant hangers

How to Make A Macramé Plant Hanger

Macramé, the art of knotting rope, is a trendy way to make your own boho-chic inspired plant hangers. It’s a trend that’s been resurrected from the 70s and it’s even better than before. If you’re a plant lover, you’ll love the way these hangers will put your plants on display both indoors and outdoors.

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Flower Walls

14 Flower Wall Ideas for an Unforgettable Wedding

If you’ve attended a wedding recently, chances are that you saw a flower wall or two. This trend is quickly sweeping the wedding world, and for good reason—it’s beautiful! If you’re considering a flower wall for your own ceremony, but are concerned that it’s overdone, don’t worry! There are plenty of unique ways to create the flower wall of your dreams on your big day, and we’ve rounded up 14 of them below:
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Bonsai Tree Care for Beginners

What is a Bonsai Tree?

A bonsai tree is a miniature tree that is planted within a container. In fact, the term “bonsai” literally means “planted in a container” in Japanese.

Bonsai refers to the art of cultivating these small trees and is an integral part of Japanese culture dating back to the early 14th century. Once enjoyed by only the wealthiest aristocrats and high-ranking members of Japanese society, bonsai is now an art form that is enjoyed by people from all around the world. read more

Types of Roses: A Visual Compendium

As Valentine’s Day approaches, romance is on our minds. And what flowers are more romantic than roses? Red roses have become the icon of love and romance, but there are so many other varieties that are equally meaningful. For example, purple roses signify enchantment and love at first sight, while orange roses exemplify passion.

With over 150 species of roses and thousands of hybrids, roses can be found in nearly every color and a variety of shapes. To show you just how expansive the rose family is, we created a compendium of popular garden roses containing over 100 different types of blooms. read more

Tropical Ideas for the Modern Tiki Party

A tiki party may be a classic theme, but it’s one that never feels tired. Evocative of lazy and luxurious island life, it encourages guests to let loose and relax. With the warm summer nights upon us, it’s the perfect time to transform your backyard into the ultimate island retreat and spend a relaxing evening under the stars with your party guests. read more

Corsage Etiquette for Prom and Wedding

Corsage Etiquette For Proms and Weddings

Many formal occasions such as proms, formal dances, graduations and weddings, call for the wearing of a corsage or boutonniere. Like most traditions, there are certain customs that go along with wearing a corsage. This can seem intimidating if it’s your first time purchasing a corsage, but don’t worry! We’ve answered the most frequently asked questions on corsage etiquette to help you choose the perfect corsage and present it to your date with confidence.
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Hand Lettering Basics: A Simple Tutorial

What is Hand Lettering?

Many people compare hand lettering to calligraphy. However, there are important distinctions between the two. Calligraphy is a form of handwriting where letters are formed in a deliberate and rhythmic fashion using a nib pen. Hand lettering is a form of drawing to create decorative letters.

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