When I first got The Flower Chef to page through before we started this project, this arrangement was one of the first to grab my attention. The wooden flowers, pairing of elegant and rustic, and overall “Magnolia-esque” feel was one that I couldn’t wait to create.
A few days ago, we “sat down” (via email) with Carly Cylinder, the author of The Flower Chef and the “Julia” to our Julie-and-Julia-inspired project. It has truly been a pleasure getting to know Carly through this project, and now it’s time to share the wealth with you!
While our flowers, by nature, tend to last longer, there are still a few tips and tricks that you can use to extend their life even further. Here are our favorite three!
If you’ve ever wondered how florists get succulents to stay perfectly placed in bouquets, this post is for you! They say the third time’s a charm, and this bouquet certainly re-ignited my love for learning from The Flower Chef.
After our last tutorial post, we have been totally crushing on all things pink and white. When inspiration strikes, we do what everyone else does: head straight to Pinterest!
This time, we’re working with another difficulty of 2 from the book: the “Light and Lovely” bouquet. The arrangement turned out beautiful, despite my initial insecurities – and even taught me a couple life lessons along the way. Let’s get to it!
Since handmade crafts and hand-picked dandelion bouquets only pass as “gifts” when you’re a kid, we’ve found five great items that moms will actually want for Mother’s Day.
Today is the big day… tackling the first “Recipe” from The Flower Chef, the Grocery Store Spiral. Let’s jump right in. I’ll show you the steps and tell you what I experienced along the away: the good, the bad, and the beautiful results!
Whether you’re a bride-to-be in search of a DIY, a hostess looking for a way to provide your guests with a wow factor, or a budding event planner, follow along to learn the art of floral arranging with me!