Category Archives: Classes

Splendors of the Woods

Come join us and learn how to make stunning Woodland Arrangements on November 2nd or 3rd. Be inspired by the botanical treasures of the Pacific Northwest! Begin this textural arrangement with lichen-covered branches and moss. Mix in seedpods and berries, miniature artichokes and eggplants, lush foliage, succulents, fragrant herbs and seasonal flowers. Gather ideas to […]

Jannette & Charlie

September 26,2009 Clear, sunny weather was delightful on Jannette and Charlie’s wedding day! The ceremony took place in the quaint chapel at Camp Colton and the rustic reception hall was fabulous for the reception. Rebecca Dryer captured all the beauty and joy of the day perfectly. Jannette’s parents, who own a nursery, provided lots of […]


In every culture around the world, wreaths always have been associated  symbolism of eternal love. They can be designed around walls and doors and used in a variety of ways as centerpieces. Or they can be worn as head dresses by brides or flower girls alike. This wreath, covered with dahlias, roses, chocolate cosmos, scabiosa, […]

“Live” Holiday Class in the Studio

When I first started to teach seasonal classes in 2003, I asked my friend Joni if she could take some pictures during the class. So here are some pictures of a class in action! Everyone created a topiary tree by magically combining a gilded terra cotta pot, cinnamon sticks, seasonal greens, cones, seedheads and a […]