Flowers for the kitchen
Having guests to my home is something I truly enjoy. I like to cook, set a nice table and fuss over small details that show my guests that I am excited they came. One of those very special details is fresh flowers. For me, that is as important as planning the menu or making sure the house is in order. I am one of those people that have at least a small vase of fresh flowers in my home all the time. Usually placed on the kitchen table, they make me feel good and things just don’t feel right if they are not there. So you can imagine that when I am having company I “kick it up a notch.”
The dinner table is always a focal point and I usually put some extra effort there. It could be formal in the dining room or more casual out on the porch but either way I would never consider not having flowers as part of the setting.
Fill a collection of bottles with blooms
A collection of vases or bottles is my favorite choice of containers and I fill them with individual blooms depending on the time of year or what color theme I am working with. Sometimes I pick the flowers first and then work everything else to match or I could do it the other way around. Setting the table is the fun part. Working with different combinations of linens, flowers, dishes and glassware is creatively challenging and the end result usually turns out beautifully. Read More