Tag: floral design

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 188

Today the Sogetsu Washington,DC branch held a workshop with member demonstrator Yoko Sprague leading the workshop with the theme of “Celebrations in Red and White”. She gave a really creative and interesting demonstration and then members had 30 minutes to create their own ikebana works based on this theme with the materials they had brought themselves. This provided quite a…

365 Days of Ikebana-Day 186

I’m away from home today, but still working on daily ikebana. Luckily my partner’s mother has a large selection of vases to work with, and some quince branches in bud. Quince is such great material if you have it, and this time of year it is widely available in wholesale and retail florists. Lots of people have it in their…