Tag: anthurium

365 Days of Ikebana-Day 232

My design today is using dried, fresh, and unconventional materials. The packing material is one that has fascinated me for a while, so today when I came across some I brought it home to use. AfterI looking at it and twisting, folding and manipulating the shape I had an idea. A dried stem of strelitzia seemed so be a good…

365 Days of Ikebana-Day 214

Here is the other ceramic piece that I bought at Manassas Clay, it’s a sweet little piece by Linda Becketti. It’s really small, a cup that you can hold in your had comfortably. In it I used one of the “Mickey Mouse” anthuriums, fading and drying but they still have some beauty and a single craspedia. The colors of the…

365 Days of Ikebana-Day 190

The only fresh material I had today to work with was the “Mickey Mouse” anthuriums from Saturday’s workshop. I had a long list of things to do today, and I really should have put getting some fresh flowers and foliage at the top. But sometimes you have to work with what you have, and I did. I have a great…

365 Days of Ikebana-Day 61

Miniature ikebana facinates me, it seem so simple but it is hard to do. It takes skill to make something so small look so good. I’m alsways on the hunt for small containers to work with, little vases and bottles of all sorts, they just fuel my desire to make these delicate gems. The late Kasumi Teshigahara, who was Iemoto…