Tag: calla lilies

365 Days of Ikebana-Day 323

After a few week hiatus our Sogetsu ikebana class resumed tonight, everyone was eager to get back into our ikebana work. We were given our choice of several materials to work with and asked to choose a lesson based on those materials. I opted for the sunflowers, sanseveria, equisetum and calla lillies to do mass and line. The ikebana was…

365 Days of Ikebana-Day 204

Tonight I went to my Sogetsu ikebana class to take a lesson. We were given calla liles, strelitzia leaves and galax to work with and asked to choose a lesson that would suit the materials. We chose to do “vertical composition”. After class I brought the materials home and remade it to photograph, not easy considering how tall it is.…

365 Days of Ikebana-Day 154

In this design I used a blue container with some large garden calla lilies, white ginestra and some painted silver eucalyptus (I didn’t paint it, it was recycled material). The color blue can symbolize peace, calm, stability, security, loyalty, sky, water, and cold. White is a sacred and pure color and can also represent reverence, purity, simplicity,humility,winter, snow, good, and…

365 Days of Ikebana-Day 96

My arrangement started out very flashy and, very honestly, overworked. I think I may at some point post selections of the ikebana pieces that got a thumbs down, just for fun. For today it was better to be simple and work in a small ikebana vase. The materials are black calla lilies, a begonia leaf and asclepias physocarpa. It a…