Triadic Arrangement!
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by bradadmin
5d ago
Today’s color lesson is created using Triadic colors…We have two choices, primary colors or secondary colors! I chose the primary colors yellow, red and blue (the basic colors that start the color wheel)…The combination of the primary colors creates the secondary colors. The primary colors are classic and are the first colors we learn and thus, will give us a feeling of familiarity (*secondary colors are always seen as upscale).  I also share some helpful hints on the elements and principles of design for creating flower arrangements. I’m featuring a Foliage Bouquet from FernTrust Inc, Ye ..read more
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Hummingbird Cocktail- #FlowerCocktailHour
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by jadmin
1w ago
There are many Hummingbird Cocktail Recipes- however I chose this one for my Visit with Donna- where she shared tips for photographing hummingbirds!  I hope you enjoy this recipe! I think it might leave you “humming” around the garden- looking for sweet flying birds! Hummingbird Cocktail 3/4 oz of Gin 3/4 oz of campari 1/2 oz of St Germain (or Elderflower Cordial) 1/4 oz of sweet vermouth 1 wedge of orange Soda water to top off Combine in Collins Glass, fill with crushed ice, top with soda water, swizzle, garnish with orange wheel. Another Hummingbird C ..read more
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Complimentary Arrangement!
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by bradadmin
1w ago
Our color lessons for today will help us cause excitement…I’ll be creating a complimentary arrangement with my Dramm Tools: The Bypass Cutter and Compact Pruner (in coordinating colors no less!). Complimentary colors are colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel. Complimentary colors cause excitement and today, I’ve chosen blue and orange for this arrangement! We’ll be creating this arrangement in a Rose Gold Vase from Accent Décor…and it’s important to set the stage for any vase arrangement with Fabulous Foliage from FernTrust. I’m using one of their Green Bouquets which makes it ..read more
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Minty Frozen Dog Treats – #recipeinbloom
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by jadmin
2w ago
Minty Frozen Treat for Dogs “This Minty Frozen dog treat recipe has the added benefit of a fresh scent for you pup’s breath… my sweet pups love them- and it’s an ideal way to cool off and treat your own Patron Saints of Merriment- with an icy flavor-filled bite! Here’s the recipe… Minty  Frozen Dog Treats Recipe – that results in Fresh Breath!  INGREDIENTS: 1 cup Plain Greek yogurt 1/4 cup mint 1/4 cup parsley 1/4 cup coconut oil 1/2 cup green apple chopped small INSTRUCTIONS: Blend together the yogurt, mint, parsley and coconut oil. Mix in chopped apples. Pour mixture into an ice c ..read more
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Analogous Arrangement!
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by bradadmin
2w ago
Let’s continue our color lessons by creating an Analogous Arrangement! Analogous colors are colors that are next to one another on the color wheel. I think of them as neighboring colors and how friendly neighbors often talk over the fence. It’s the same with analogous colors…they create a “friendly” atmosphere and are welcoming and inviting. This arrangement is created with hot pink and orange flowers (neighbor colors on the color wheel)…using Orange Parasol spray roses from Eufloria Flowers, hot pink and orange Gerbera Daisies from Ocean Breeze International, Two Tone Pin Cushion Protea from ..read more
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Monochromatic Arrangement!
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by bradadmin
3w ago
To Kick off the NEW Year, let’s talk about COLOR Theory… including different ways we can “turn our feelings into flowers” or better yet, affect our or others feelings with our flower color choices! Different color combinations evoke different feelings and we can magnify that with our choice in flowers. Today we’ll cover Monochromatic Colors, using the color pink as our base color! A Monochromatic color palette based on pink allows us to use flowers in pink that are influenced by white, grey and black…and there are so many different colors of pink flowers. In fact, pink is the most prolific col ..read more
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Lisanthus Collection!
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by bradadmin
1M ago
Today I’m creating a collection of different colors of Lisianthus for one of our upcoming Flower Features…in a wonderful Vase from Accent Décor. It features Lisanthus (or the “Poor Man’s Rose”) from several different flower growers…Kitayama Brothers, Golden State Flower Growers, and Kennicott Brothers. I’ll tell you about the different colors and styles of “Lizzy” as I make the collection… Enjoy! The post Lisanthus Collection! appeared first on uBloom ..read more
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Eucalyptus Bouquet!
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by bradadmin
1M ago
Let’s create a bouquet of Eucalyptus! I love Eucalyptus…it’s fragrant and it has such wonderful texture. There are so many varieties of Eucalyptus too…so we can mix and match Baby Blue, Upright, Silver Dollar and Gunnii together in this bouquet. I’m sharing my tips for making your Eucalyptus last longer…and that includes a treat that will result in a little “spa” day fun as well! Enjoy! The post Eucalyptus Bouquet! appeared first on uBloom ..read more
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Elderberry Purple Bouquet!
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by bradadmin
1M ago
Today I’m creating a bouquet that will be part of my segment with my friend Taryn Nance for Season 4 of “Life in Bloom”, Flowers Care (You can watch it here). Taryn is joining me to make Elderberry Syrup, so I thought it would be great to create a bouquet that is Elderberry color. I’m using Hydrangea, Burning Bush Foliage, Astilbe, Spray and Globe Chrysanthemums, Astrantia, Cosmos and Snapdragons in a lovely pedestal vase. I’m going to share my favorite tips as we arrange together…Enjoy! The post Elderberry Purple Bouquet! appeared first on uBloom ..read more
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Green Grass Arrangement!
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by bradadmin
1M ago
Today I’m creating a Green Grass Arrangement to welcome my Friend Laurie Keller, famous children’s book author of Arnie the Doughnut and We are Growing…who is visiting to be a part of Episode 402- Bein’ Green – of Life in Bloom. Watch it here!  I wanted to incorporate Growing Grass into the arrangement in honor of her Award Winning Book “We are Growing”…I’m using all kinds of flowers from the garden and green inspired flowers. Join me as I share a few tips and tricks for creating the Green Grass Arrangement which is a wonderful way to bring the color green into our home and lives! The pos ..read more
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