Nothing says Christmas quite like the poinsettia. Bold and beautiful, the poinsettia plant (Euphorbia pulcherrima) has bright petals that contain small flowers of green and yellow at the center. Poinsettias come in a range of colors from white to orange, but are most popular in their red variety.
A new year always seems like a fresh start. It’s a time when we reflect on the triumphs and tribulations of the past twelve months and make resolutions for the coming year. We think about where we have room to grow and celebrate all that we have learned and accomplished. It’s like flipping the page to a new chapter of our story. read more
The narcissus is the December birth flower and symbolizes good wishes, faithfulness and respect. The narcissus can often be confused with the daffodil, the birth flower for March, which is a type of narcissus. Although most narcissus flowers are spring flowers, there are several species that bloom in the winter, such as the paperwhite narcissus — making it appropriate as the birth flower for December.
Comforting someone who is grieving is not an easy task. While there is nothing you can do that can take their pain away, there are some ways that you can help to lessen it. Expressing your sympathy through cards or letters is one way to provide comfort and peace of mind to someone who is mourning. However, finding the right words is tricky and deciding what to write in a condolence card can be difficult.
Whether you live where there is snow or where there is sand, there is something to be said about winter weddings. Not only does winter give us an excuse to cuddle up with our loved ones, but it also reminds us why we are thankful for them. It is one of the most romantic seasons of the year and a great time to plan your wedding. read more
Step up your decor game by creating your own hanging centerpiece! They are exciting, unique and extremely fun to make! Not only do they make for a wonderful decor element, but they save space on your table for other fun fall decorations. In just four easy steps, you can create an eye-catching centerpiece that will leave your guests in awe. read more
Influenced by our fall 2017 color palette, we are giving you Autumn inspiration with a natural twist. The florals featured in these mood boards are inspired by natural colors and are presented in an array of earthy neutrals, paired with bold color statements and patterns. This year’s colors include: Amber and Flame, Fig and Chestnut and Indigo and Persimmon. read more
Succulents are now seen in everything from boutonnieres to hanging planters. They are a trend that is taking over not just gardens, but wedding and home decor as well. Succulents are a type of plant that thrives in dry climates. Most succulents come from areas in Africa or Central America where it is hot and there is little humidity. Because they store water in their leaves,they can withstand long hours in the sun and little watering. read more