Tag: narcissus

365 Days of Ikebana-Day 227

With some dry time in between heavy rains today I was able to gather a few things in the neighborhood to make my arrangement. A couple of cherry branches, one branches of winged euonymus( I MUST get more of it to work with later) and a few narcissus from our garden out back. Together it made this ikebana without using…

365 Days of Ikebana-Day 220

After a very low energy day yesterday, I am hoping that this arrangement shows a more energetic day. Maybe the warmer weather and sunshine today helped. I had more open materials to work with today and felt spring in the air, and this is my attempt to bring a bit of that indoors. While I love the tulip magnolia and…

365 Days of Ikebana-Day 215

Some of the materials from two days ago, narcissus and lily grass, have been reworked for today’s ikebana. I am anxiouly awaiting the narcissus in the garden to start blooming so I can use the different varieties in combination. A short walk in the nearby monastery was great for viewing early spirng camellias, snowdrops and tête-à-tête narcissus, and perhaps influenced…

365 Days of Ikebana-Day 213

A few weeks ago I bought a few new ceramic pieces at Manassas Clay and today I used one of them for my ikebana arrangement. I love slab built pieces and this one has a great shape and color too. It’s perfect for spring/summer ikebana! In it I placed some budded magnolia tulip branches first, then some yellow narcissus and…