Tag: roses

365 Days of Ikebana-Day 60

Autumn blew in this evening dropping the temperature to more seasonal levels, and so I wanted to do an arrangement that echoed that change. I selected some burr oak branches that had been spotted during an walk earlier in the week. They have a great acorn with a fuzzy cap and I removed of the leaves to give it a…

365 Days of Ikebana-Day 39

Today was partly rainy and was mostly spent getting out and enjoying the day before the winds of hurricane Irene arrive on Saturday. Gathering some provisions for the weekend was a part of the day too. later I was able to gather some lovely gypsophilia (baby’s breath) , pink garden roses, and some dark red forsythia from our neighbor Juanita’s…

365 Days of Ikebana-Day 29

This freestyle ikebana arrangement was done with some quickly gathered materials this evening. We’re on an artist’s “retreat” for a while. I found some variegated euonymus, roses, porcelain berry, crape myrtle, and a few bay grasses. Rains and thunderstorms kept me from getting out and really looking for more materials, but still I found quite a bit to work with.…