Tag: cherry blossoms

365 Days of Ikebana-Day 260

Our material for our Sogetsu ikebana class tonight was cherry branches and azalea, and we were asked to do a either a horizontal nagiere or moribana. Luckily I took a tall vase for nagiere, and I think it’s much easier to make a truly horizontal design in. The cherry gives it a great horizontal line, but the azalea brings a…

365 Days of Ikebana-Day 246

Once again I thought I wanted to try working with some gypsophila, a material that I still don’t quite understand. It’s an unruly puff of tiny white blooms that I keep trying to use in a pleasing way. maybe it’s that I need to just keep at it until I “get it” . That’s probably the best way to get…