Our April weather in the Pacific Northwest has brought to mind the springtime rhyme, "April showers bring may flowers". Things are blooming, and there is color budding everywhere!
This month, I thought it would be fun to explore, "decorating with flowers"!
Not only can you bring in beautiful bouquets, flowers can be brought into our homes with artwork, pillows and even food!
Bring flowers to your decor with your candles! Quick and easy DIY! Simply layer wax paper over desired dried, pressed floral arrangement, hold paper in place and blow with craft heat gun. When wax is transferred, remove!
Don't you love a good coffee table book?
Well bring in the flower power to your home with 100 Flowers, by famed artist Georgia O'Keefe! Just leave open at your favorite flower!
Full color pages of flowers from the Georgia O'Keefe Collection!
Collector Book found here:
Wreaths are an easy way to bring in the florals!
DIY Hydrangea Wreath, below is so easy! I love that it is all one color, and the faux blossoms are so realistic! Put it on the door, above the mantel or hang over your bed!
Get your easy DIY wreath instructions from DansLakeHouse. here 👇
Bring flowers in with beautiful artwork!!
I love the vibrant poppy red in this canvas! Passion Red Poppy Canvas, by Marion Rose,
found here at
Great Big Canvas; where they offer hundreds of artworks, where you can customize the canvas to fit your needs!
Martha Stewart shows us how to create our own 3D floral art instructions here 👇
🌼🌺🌸Add the colors of flowers to your decor with our Randi K. Mandala Pillow Covers here
Don't you love this flower pillow?
You can make this no sew pillow from
Stone Gate here
Visit any Farmer's Market, and for certain you will find hand crafted soap
filled with natural flower petals. 🌸
Beautiful vegan, hand crafted soaps, from
Perch Home found here
Bring in the fresh scent of Provence into your home with lavender, which has calming qualities.
Williams Sonoma offers a wonderful lavender diffuser. It is worth spending a little more to get a high quality oil. Some artificial lavender oils are a bit harsh. When the scent gets weak, simply turn the rods over, no flames!
I keep one in my bedroom, it is such a lovely fragrance to fall asleep to.
French Lavender diffuser here
Add flowers to your food!🌼🌼🌼
Do your research and make sure your flowers are edible before consuming.
Here is a useful article form
Doesn't this salad look divine? 🌿
Floral Peach Chicken Salad here
from Sumptuous Spoonfuls.
Pansy Shortbread Cookies!
🌸Mother's Day idea? Almost too beautiful to eat!
recipe From the View of Great Island
🌹Flower arranging can be intimidating, but it doesn't have to be!
Here are some flower arrangement tips from
The Peaceful Haven here
A simple, modern take on arranging tulips, from A Pretty DIY Home here
Of course a rug sets the tone for any room!
🌹I hate to throw away bouquets when they get tired. So every now and again I will dry the buds out and display them in a wall hanging. As they dry they give off a rosie scent and retain their color by hanging upside down.
🌸Wallpaper has made a comeback!
What a wonderful way to bring in florals!
Anthropologie has a variety of floral or chinoiserie patterns to choose from.
Shop Anthropologie here
Wonderful floral garnishes and cocktail recipes from supercall here
This bed is so appealing!
🌺Bold, bright, large scale florals say, "climb in and get cozy"! There are so many bedding prints available on the markets today, from Cottagecore style to Hawaiian prints .
Make your Flower Power statement with bedding!
🌺🌸And of course bring the flowers into our "other room", our decks and patios!
No better place to decorate with flowers than our outdoor living spaces! This terrace is flower power goals!
Spring has sprung!
Learn 65 Creative DIY Flower Gardens from Prudent Penny Pincher here
Thanks for joining me this month on my journey, exploring the "power of the flower"!
Amazon; Georgia O'keefe book, Great Big Canvas; poppy canvas by Marion Rose, Lakeside; flower pillow, Randikcollection.com; Mandala Pillow Covers, Perch Home:soap, Williams Sonoma; diffuser, Urbaki Gardening; edible flowers, Sumptuous Spoonfuls; salad recipe, The Peaceful Haven; arrangement tips, A Pretty DIY; tulip arrangement, Rugs.com; floral rug , Anthropologie; floral wallpaper, supercall;floral cocktails, topinspired; patio, Prudent Penny Pincher; 65 garden ideas
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