10 Stunning Floral Arrangements Made With Supermarket Flowers

10 Stunning Floral Arrangements You Can Make At Home

It’s no secret that fresh flowers can brighten anyone’s day. A custom arrangement is even better! Save those dollar bills and delve into your creative side with inspiration from one of these 10 DIY bouquets and arrangements made from flowers straight from the grocery store! 

 

 

1. I love seeing the before and after with this grocery store bouquet! See it on Earnest Home Co. 

2. A little tape is the trick with this arrangement of budget blooms!  Continue Reading

Roundup: 10 Easy DIY Floral Projects For Your Home

10 Ways To Use The Floral Trend At Home

The floral trend is big in the fashion world these days, and it is quickly moving into home decor as well. And after a long, cold winter, these colorful patterns feel cheerful and incredibly inviting. Here are ten ways to jump on the botanical bandwagon.   

 

DIY Floral Projects For Your Home

1. Paint a “cross stitch” rose mural on your wall. Here’s the how-to and pattern. [Photo: The Cheekiest Monkey Of All]

2. Cover old terra cotta pots with bright floral fabric. Continue Reading

Make It: DIY Floral Cocktail Coasters

diy floral coasters made from cork

Spring. Color. Coasters. In that order. These fabulous floral coasters are easy to make and are perfect for your next brunch party! Can you tell what they’re made of?       

 

Mandy of Fabric Paper Glue is constantly punching out fun DIY projects that are simple, but make a super fun statement. I’m loving these coasters and think they’ll make an appearance at every party I throw throughout the summer! Visit Oh So Beautiful Paper for the full tutorial! Continue Reading

Round Up: 6 Napkin Flower Tutorials

Cloth napkins are just waiting to be blossomed into flowers, and with spring, Easter and Mother’s Day just around the corner, I thought a round up might be in order! All entrants include links to tutorials…of course.

Pictured above is StoneGable’s gorgeous rosette napkin.

For something more exotic, check out this elegant Bird of Paradise:

created at: 03/12/2012

Nothing announces spring quite like an iris.

created at: 03/12/2012

This lily blossom looks just as charming without its pad!

This lovely lotus blossom is folded in a similar way:

And, finally, another rose by any other name would look as sweet. Continue Reading

How To: Make DIY Anthropologie-Inspired Blooms

created at: 05/24/2011

On a recent visit to on-demand clothing and home goods store Anthropologie, Megan spied the stylized faux flowers above.

“How did they make these?” she, like any good DIYer wondered.

So, she looked closer. And the unexpected material emerged in an a-ha!-now-I-can-totally-make-these moment of delight. Can you guess what they’re made from?  

How about now?

Ta-da! Q-tips. Clever, very inexpensive, and a craft supply staple, done up in a whole new way. Fantastic.

Anthropologie-Inspired Blooms [Homemade Ginger] 

How To: Upcycled Wine Bottle Vases.

A few weeks ago, these brilliant wine bottle vases designed by Erik Anderson made their way around the craft and style web world. But this time of year, we’re not apt to spending much time outside, and then wind isn’t apt to let you keep ’em lit.

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So, check out this translation from Lindsay and Taylor from purr design – “We loved the idea of reusing old wine bottles, and thought a reinterpretation of the Erik’s recycled wine bottle torches, adapted for indoor use, would be perfect for the space. Continue Reading

Make a Poinsettia Pillow

created at: 2009/12/11

Centsational Girl was inspired to try her hand at making felt poinsettia pillows this holiday season. The outcome is gorgeous! And although they might not look like it, Centsational Girl assures us that they are quite easy to make. Supplies to make one 14″ to 18″ pillow include the following:

  • pillow insert
  • 2/3 yard of felt for the pillow cover
  • 1/2 yard of felt for the pillows and center button
  • button cover kit or pre-purchased button to match
  • zipper
  • thread

Check out the detailed how-to by following this link. Continue Reading

Organic Pendants From Toothpicks and Plastic Spoons

created at: 2009-05-19

image: designboom

Oh, the design ingenuity of the gifted and talented! Made from glued and what looks like stitched together toothpicks, the stamen light is one of the bendable organic designs of daisuke hiraiwg that was shown in the british section of the ICFF this past week. This talented Tokyo born designer uses humble materials to form organic expressions.

created at: 2009-05-19

image: designboom

Here, 300 plastic spoons were patterned and textured using a soldering gun to drill holes and then artfully joining them together to form a simple yet sophisticated use of the ordinary to form an extraordinary petal pendant light.  Continue Reading