Category Archives: flowers

weighted beauty in floral crowns

Over the years we have produced hundreds of DIY projects. I love creating and sharing projects here – but one thing I’ve learned along the way is that no amount of crafting can ever replicate the...

air plant favors

Air plants are one of my favorite kinds of plants. They don’t need soil, or much water (just a little spritz here and there) all the plants really need to live is water! That is my...

floral print party vases

Brightening up a room for a summer soiree just got really fun! These bloom worthy vases are a great way to add pretty color and design to a space. Make them for summer brunch and leave...

paper leaf party garland

Making party garland out of a simple piece of paper is such a great way to brighten up a room. Paper is super affordable and cutting is a skill we’ve all learned how to master. Plus,...

miniature {may day} rose bouquets

Tis’ the season for gifting flowers. Mother’s Day is coming up, the end of the school year is almost here, and May Day is next week. May! One of my favorite traditions is to sit down with...

painted terracotta pots

Whether you’re celebrating earth week, Mother’s day, or planning out thank you gifts for the end of the year… these painted terracotta pots are a great way to craft a gift that will be treasured. Planted...

dip dyed bouquet holders

Spring is a favorite around here for many reasons. The sun, the light, the flowers… The Flowers! To show off your flowers in pretty style these dip dyed bouquet holders are a great addition to any...

faux floral lights

It’s that time of year when I desperately want bright flowers lining my walls and this strand of faux floral lights is such a pretty way to make that happen. I am obsessed with it! A...

floral cup wraps

It’s that time of year when everything is romantically sweet (Valentine’s Day is 48 hours days away!) and I find myself twiddling my thumbs in anticipation of spring. You can give me smooches and candy hearts, but...

12 bouquets that will not wilt

A colorful bouquet is the perfect icing to make any room party ready. While I’m stocking up on fresh flowers to make our snowy weekend feel special, it can be sad to say goodbye when their...

crepe paper fringe bouquet

As the days begin to grow shorter, I know the life of our beautiful summer flowers will quickly come to an end. This has inspired me to create a new type of bouquet. One that will...

single bloom concrete vases

We’ve been having so much fun playing with some new materials this summer as we’re finishing up the book. This project could be considered a bit of an out-take if you will. Concrete is something I’ve...

plaster flower seating cards

Creating seating cards for a party or wedding that look like mini-pieces of art is easy with a stash of faux flowers (you can find great ones at the dollar store) and air dry plaster. Be...

bouquet of gorgeousness

Steph Loves Ben is a favorite Etsy shop of mine mostly because any item in stock can be ordered in a multitude of colors (the joy of handmade!). Perfect for designing a bouquet of gorgeousness this summer,...

paper floral wall cones

Inspired by these pretty ceramic wall cones, I thought a temporary paper floral cone display for the house would be a perfect welcome to this first day of the summer season. A very simple display to put up, the...

succulent garden table runner

In the new house we have aquired something that I am over the moon excited about – a 10 foot dining table! It is HUGE, and gorgeous, and will be the setting of so much fun this...

typography garden

I wanted to create a personal bouquet for mom that was easy for my very black thumb. The hard thing about bouquets is they are very temporary and quite hard to personalize. Instead, I purchased a grouping of potted flowers and created this...

Colored Sand

Although spring is right around the corner, the weather here is not warm enough for garden work just yet. To update my house and quench my desire for floral work this month – I made a...

Floral party backdrop

Lines of floral flowers make a pretty backdrop for parties of all kinds this spring. They make a simple DIY party instillation that is a great option for the wall behind a brunch buffet, a beautiful...

No sew fabric flowers

This is the week that flowers start their season, from red roses for Valentines – through peonies in May. It is the time of year when everything floral feels fresh and pretty. Make a bouquet that will...

Florals for your man (in the form of meat)

Valentine’s Day is less than a week away, which has me feeling all lovey dovey. And, if that wasn’t enough, yesterday Matt landed himself in the ER with some scary medical symptoms. It has left me...

Washi tape dixie cup vase

Making Valentine gifts that are kid friendly, but not filled with candy – can be quite the challenge. I love the simple idea of covering small dixie cups with layers of washi tape and filling them...

Ordered by color

I am excited to introduce you to a new site sponsor today, the Etsy shop steph loves ben! It is a shop filled with pretty decorations and handmade things. What I love about the shop is that...

Scarf wrapped floral bouquet

No one will treasure a thoughtful bouquet quite like your mother. Pick up a gorgeous textured scarf, a handful of pretty blooms, and give her this creative arrangement for Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day or any important day. To...