Tag Archives: Christmas

Floral Design Class | Vintage Holiday Centerpiece Tutorial

We will be offering another Holiday Centerpiece Tutorial this year and this times it will be vintage and fun! 🙂 We will be re-creating the design in this photo for the class (isn’t it fabulous?!) The design includes a grapevine wreath, charger plate, 3 mini mixed arrangements with holiday foliage and flowers, ornaments, 3 cylinder [read more]

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DIY Holiday Decor

I recently held a DIY holiday decor session at our studio to teach volunteers how to make some holiday ornaments and decor for a charity holiday tree to be displayed at the Robert R. McCormick Museum at Cantigny Park. The organization I was working with is called Giving DuPage, and we worked their logo and [read more]

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NEW! Holiday Centerpiece Tutorial on December 18th

Our second new tutorial we are offering at the Studio will be a Holiday Centerpiece Tutorial held on Sunday, December 18th from 5-7:30pm. Learn how to make a beautiful, textural Christmas-inspired centerpiece using seasonal flowers and foliage that should last through the holidays. Cost for the tutorial is $75 which covers the cost of flowers, foliage, [read more]

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Balboa Park Point of Interest: San Diego Zoo

The San Diego Zoo is located on the edge of Balboa Park so I included it as a point of interest… The San Diego Zoo was cool, but since we have the Brookfield Zoo here, I would say its not a MUST VISIT if you’ve been to our zoo recently. The nicest things about the [read more]

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Kio Visit to Mellano & Co.

I recently got back from a trip to San Diego, California which was fantastic! On the final day of our vacation I had prearranged for us to take a tour of a flower grower in Oceanside, California called Mellano & Co. This family-owned company has been growing flowers since 1925 and are still going strong! [read more]

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