Weave a Palm Leaf into a Nautilus Shell…
Would you like to learn how to make this…. It’s a Palm Leaf (*actually TeePee Foliage – a type of Palm)… that I braided into a “nautilus shell” type shape… It’s Easy… and surprising similar to making a French Braid… Only with a Palm Leaf….. Even my Take 5 Friend Stephanie got into it…. Stephanie … Read J’s Complete PostRead More
The oldest living “Thing” on earth.. and it Flowers!
Presumed to be the the Oldest Living “thing” on earth… The Creosote Bush (larrea divaricata) -found in the Mojave Desert is estimated to have grown from a seed nearly 12,000 years ago… (that’s the actual bush in the photo) I find it very interesting that the oldest living “thing” on earth is a plant.. and … Read J’s Complete PostRead More
Flower Power Wedding- 70s Throwback!
One of the Very First Weddings I helped create flowers for… was for my Cousin Richard… and his wife Nancy…they got married in her parents garden… and their dog was an attendant at the wedding… he had a collar of flowers… that don’t seem to be visible in this picture… I also remember him digging … Read J’s Complete PostRead More
Flower Inspiration- on the Menu Tonight!
When you start to take notice of flowers- you begin to see them turning up in unexpected places… I always look for flowers- in fabric patterns, on signs, in advertising… and Flowers Never Disappoint… they pop up everywhere! Sometimes Flower Inspiration shows up in the oddest places… On of Kelly and My favorite restaurants is … Read J’s Complete PostRead More
Mother Nature- Dances in Flowers!
I loved watching cartoons as child… it was an afternoon ritual.. and certainly appointment Television every Saturday morning… Many times… the features included music and flowers… I don’t know if it was intentional… but since my family was in the flower business… it seemed natural that flowers played a starring role in so many cartoons… … Read J’s Complete PostRead More
I don’t know about you…but I feel better with there are flowers in the house… whether it’s cut flowers, or a blooming plant… Actually I love having any type of plant material around… so foliage is another option I adore… Honestly… I feel Better…with living things surrounding me… and being able to look around… and … Read J’s Complete PostRead More