Rose, Lily and Artichoke Centerpiece – Step by Step DIY Guide

Did you know that artichokes are actually flowers? Artichokes, considered a gourmet vegetable due to the delicate flavor of the ball-like flowerheads, are picked and eaten before they have a chance to bloom.  Continue reading “Rose, Lily and Artichoke Centerpiece – Step by Step DIY Guide”

How to Decorate a Christmas Tree with Ribbon Using Different Methods

I often get asked about the ribbon methods I use to decorate my Christmas trees. Each year, I try something new. A few years ago, I decorated our fraser fir using a criss cross pattern. I used 2 ribbons, a burgundy velvet ribbon on top of a wider, gold ribbon. I attached red magnolia flowers at each intersection. For the tree topper, I made a large bow using the same two ribbons. Continue reading “How to Decorate a Christmas Tree with Ribbon Using Different Methods”