Decorating for Spring

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I know spring doesn’t officially start for another 20 days but with temperatures forecasted to be in the low 80′s this weekend, it’s hard to believe it’s still winter. I have been loving all the spring inspired pins floating around Pinterest and couldn’t help but get in on the action.

One of the best parts of spring is the …

Thanksgiving Floral Ideas

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Easily the most impactful element of a beautiful table scape is the floral arrangement. Fall flowers are especially beautiful and surprisingly easy to mix together.  I always like to make my arrangements one or two days before a party since there is never enough time the day-of. Today would be the perfect day to drop by your …

Happy Halloween!

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I’ve been seeing a lot of pumpkin round-ups feature some variation of a pumpkin vase. Looking at the images above, it’s easy to see why they are getting so much attention. This is something I really wanted to try out this year but ran out of time. They could easily translate into a stunning Thanksgiving …

A Flowery Midsummer Party

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FLOWER CROWNS. They’re all the rage right now aren’t they? And why shouldn’t they be- they are beautiful, summery, and surprisingly easy to make. Back in June, one of my best friends hosted a fantastic Midsummer Party to celebrate her birthday. In a fitting nod to her love of the sun, the party was held …

Little Things

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Sometimes amongst all the chaos in our lives, it’s hard to remember to slow down and appreciate the little things. This morning I had the chance to take a long walk with my dog and for the first time in a while- I stopped to smell some flowers. It’s amazing how refreshing natural beauty can …

Flower Prints by Lulu De Kwiatkowski

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I am loving these new floral paintings from Lulu De Kwiatkowski!  The textile design genius behind Lulu DK gave us a sneak peak of some of her newest summer prints on her blog. The lovely acrylic on paper paintings will be available as framed prints on One Kings Lane. I could totally see these beauties hung …

Inorganic Flora by Macoto Murayama

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In his debut collection of digital prints, Japanese artist Macoto Murayama combines artistic design, historical study, and biological investigation to create stunningly technical images. The art is the result of a time consuming process that involves photographing, sketching, digital rendering, and 3D modeling. When the print is finished, Murayama completes the piece by framing it …

Decanter Vase

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Today I came home to a bouquet of flowers from my favorite local floral shop, a bottle of Pinot Noir, and a nice thank you card.  As I mentioned before, my sister lived with us this summer and surprised us with a nice departing gift! I love having smaller arrangements around the house but unfortunately most …