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Monday, March 31, 2014
At Yellow Canary, we are preparing for some warm weather and "planting" opportunities for truly original arrangements this summer! Herbs aren't just for bringing drama to dinner, they bring depth, texture and fragrance to floral decor as well!
Thursday, March 27, 2014
A rose by any other name is a rose. Red, however, is a different story: scarlet, crimson, vermillion, burgundy, rust, ruby, I could go on...
Monday, March 24, 2014
Craspedia is a genus of flowering plants in the daisy family commonly known as billy buttons and woollyheads. No matter what they are called, they are a Yellow Canary favorite for their texture, substance and, of course, their dazzling color! They bring a "pop" to a subtle floral or pump up a vibrant arrangement. Take a look at some of the many ways they can be used...
Monday, March 17, 2014
"Romeo and Juliet" spawned a trend of Shakespearean inspired wedding dresses in the last 1960's and early 1970's. The film, however tragic, kindled dreams of romance and lace.
Empire waist and poet sleeves were center stage for many bridal parties of the era. The long, trailing, veils are also a nod to this popular film and style.
Take a look at family members' wedding albums from that time and odds are increasingly good that you will be able to recognize the influence of the tragic "star-crossed lovers".
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Monday, March 10, 2014
The daffodil stands for unequaled love, rebirth and rejuvenation. Those of us in the Northern Hemisphere know the daffodil as the harbinger of spring! The vibrant and sunny aura the daffodil exudes cheers any yard or room.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
There are countless romantic and kind sentiments to be express through the language of flowers. The Victorians let the flowers "do the talking" for them; the Oak leaf stood for bravery, the rose for love and so on... Here are some flowers that may express some less lofty or sweet feelings.
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Just in time for the 86th AcademyAwards, Yellow Canary worked with Viva Bella Events on a Tinsel Town themed Bat Mitzvah for for Haley and voilà Hooray for HALEYWOOD!
|photo by Viva Bella|
An event rich in texture and imagination will not soon be forgotten. Gone are the days of matchy-matchy decor; people want depth and individuality! The perfect blend of "smooth" and "rough" is a great platform for texturizing the decor plan. The materials used are imperative! Stout succulents and delicate orchids mix well with the richly textured hydrangia or the impossible whorls of the garden rose or ranunculus.