Tag: tulips

Dancing Into Spring

A step in the right direction with one of my favorite springtime flowers, tulips! This is one of the arrangements I did during my demonstration of ikebana last month for the wonderful ladies of the Calvert Garden Club. I used one of my Hana dome constructions made of cherry and two low triangle containers in white and brown with a…

365 Days of Ikebana-Day 270

The last of the spring tulips from the garden are fading, I used one today with some pink azalea, hosta leaves and winged euonymous. The combination of pink, green and brown looks pretty good together. Not bad for odds and ends from the garden. I have lots coming up, but the severe lack of rain is a concern. During the…

365 Days of Ikebana-Day 256

My ikebana today is some work with curved lines using tulips and a painted branch. The last half of the week has been hard for me creatively, I’m just not inspired and I don’t know why. It could be the pollen, or that I am waiting for more variteies of flowers to come into bloom. Perhaps my well of creativity…

365 Days of Ikebana-Day 254

This green glass vase is one that I love, it has a great shape and the glowing green from the light going through the vase gives me a lift. I think using the lemon as the hana kubari works quite well, it uses form and function to add value to the design. With the addition of the yellow/red tulip the…

365 Days of Ikebana-Day 253

I used manipulated ti leaves that is curled for this arrangment, one of the leaf curls holds the tulips and narcissus in place in the container. It’s a concept I wanted to try, just to see if it would work and further my ideas. There are two containers, one to hold the leaves and one for the water for the…

365 Days of Ikebana-Day 243

The abundance of pollen in the air has left me feeling a little under the weather. I was determined to get an ikebana arrangement done this evening. To start it I had several red ranunculus and tulips, and I used a blue container that is higher on one side. Yellow craspedia was added to make it a combination of primary…