Tag: Hana Kubari

365 Days of Ikebana-Day 254

This green glass vase is one that I love, it has a great shape and the glowing green from the light going through the vase gives me a lift. I think using the lemon as the hana kubari works quite well, it uses form and function to add value to the design. With the addition of the yellow/red tulip the…

365 Days of Ikebana-Day 122

Today is the completion of one third of my project. It’s getting a bit harder, some days it’s easy and other days I struggle to come up with something. Each day I do manage and I’m feeling pretty good about that. At this point I really need to look back at what I have done and see what direction I…

365 Days of Ikebana-Day 63

Autumn leaves called me today, and I collected them one by one. They were massed on a branch to create a hana kubari (flower holder) and a sinble sunflower was placed in it. The branch created a contrasting movement to the self made vase I used. It’s a simple arrangement really, but it captures the feeling of a crisp autumn…

365 Days of Ikebana-Day 47

My starting point for today’s arrangement was a long, low ceramic contianer that I received as a gift from my partner Frederick. Several ideas went thru my head, and I settled on one in particular. I had wanted to do a hana kubari (a natural means of supporting flowers) and I wanted to expand on a smaller arrangment I made…