Category Archives: Flowers for events and holidays

Event at the Art Museum

Flower Garland for an Engagement Party


Another favorite! Especially the deep purple ones. Like most woody stems, they often have a difficult time hydrating. The best remedy is to use ‘Quick Dip’: pour about 1″ in a small plastic container; after re-cutting the stems, dip them for a few seconds in this product, which magically helps flowers hydrate much more easily. […]

Flower Purses for Mom!

A few weeks ago I found some moss covered purses; what  perfect containers for flower arrangements for Mother’s Day! As always, any types of flowers or colors can be used; the choice is yours! To place your order, please call 503-236-5929 or send an email to The purses van also be embellished with leaves

Mother’s Day Special!

I am partnering with Joni Photo to offer you a very special Mother’s Day Gift Package! Your Mom receives: – Portrait Session  of her kids or furry best friend(s) from Joni Photo – Designer Photo Cosmetic Bag  to show off her kids (even the furry ones) – Set of 8 notecards of Françoise’s  designs – […]

Flowers and Citrus: A Great Combo!

Art of Weddings Bridal Show

In January Alexis Achten, owner of Jasmine Photography, fabulously organized the Art of Weddings Bridal Show at the Gerding Theater at the Armory. It was the perfect site for this successful event! Lincoln Barbour graciously provided pictures of the flower arrangements. Thank you Lincoln!

Chartreuse Table Flowers

In late winter, there aren’t many chartreuse flowers or greenery to be harvested in the garden yet , except for the fabulous  hellebore and euphorbia. However, blossoms of cymbidiums and  glads as well as hypericum berries, succulents and foliage of favorite houseplants like maidenhair and begonias, offer plenty of choice for chartreuse table arrangements at […]

Flower Garlands

Flower garlands embellish gazebos, archways, chuppas and partial walls beautifully. They are striking centerpieces for long tables ; you can also hang small garlands on the chairs  the Bride and the Groom!

Spring Flowers and Artichokes

Schoolhouse Supplies, a free store for teachers that offers a wealth of resources, organized a fundraiser at the Art Museum on February 5th. The 10th Annual Wells Fargo Spelling Bee took place in the Sunken Ballroom; dinner was served in the Grand Ballroom. arrangements in artichokes for the bistro tables