Tag: aspidistra

Ikebana International Exhibition at the U.S. National Arboretum

Today the third and last exhibition installation of ikebana by the Washington,DC Chapter of Ikebana International opened at the U.S. National Arboretum. All of the ikebana arrangements are on view from 10AM until 4PM thru Monday, April 21. At the exhibition you can see the piece I did using bamboo, colored contorted filbert branches, craspedia, mosses, and aspidistra leaves.

Giving Thanks

With Thanksgiving Day being celebrated here in the United States tomorrow I wanted to share my gratitude with you. This arrangement of aspidistra, balloon flower and a pear suggests to me abundance. It’s rich in color and texture, and it is just enough to give me a feeling of being full and satisfied. That’s true abundance, and I an very…

365 Days of Ikebana-Day 296

This horizontal moribana was done tonight after my last yoga class (which has been absolutely fantastic). Many thanks to my wonderful and awesome teachers Jen and Liz for expanding my horizons and sharing their love of yoga with me. It has taught me about being grounded and helped me so much to continue my daily ikebana work.