Happy Hour : Bold Bouquets

March 22, 2020

 

Are you under a "shelter in place" order like we are in California?  Around here, we're all for doing everything we can to prevent this virus from spreading but I'd say we need a little cheering up!  Nothing says spring like an oversized bouquet. A trip to your backyard or the grocery store (as we can make essential trips to get food) should provide you with some branches or flowers.  You might even have some artificial flowers around.  Just keep the bouquet light and frothy, balanced in a large container.  Here's to a cheerful Happy Hour! Let's take a look at some inspirational bouquets.

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Forsythia branches reflect the yellow in the painting.

mydomaine.com

 

Leafy branches bring in a natural look that can last through several seasons.

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Flowers mimic blue and white ginger jars.

waitingonmartha.com

 

A classic entry, updated with branches, bare wood table and jute rug.

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Spring branches and flowered slipcovered chair seats. 

kathy@TBD.TGG.DYSS

 

Less is more - a perfect arrangement.  

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If you're all in - clear off a table or counter or bench and go all out with related containers

and spring branches.  Take care and Happy Spring!  

 

PS. If you have a minute, please let me know what you're doing around the house.  You can comment below or send me a photo (kathleen@decorbook.com).  

 

Life goes on in Oakland, CA.  I've spotted spring arriving in our neighborhood.

Jade plants near our front porch.

 Flowering trees Safeway's parking lot.

 A little lemon tree working overtime in a neighbor's yard.

Manzanita tree flowers next door. 

And the glorious California State Flower - the Golden Poppy - is everywhere.  Along side freeways, in weed patches and as hedges in our neighborhood.  While you're out walking, say "hello" to Spring.  A reminder that Mother Nature isn't standing still and life will go on.

 

top photo : deptoftheinteriorc.blogspot.com

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