Posts Labeled ‘newlywed’

Perfect artwork for the newlywed’s nest.

Finding the perfect artwork for a new home can be such a challenge. (My husband and I have lived in our home together for four years and there are still some bare walls!) Australian-based company, Castle, has some gorgeous solutions for that dilemma.

I adore these prints — each of which would be perfect gracing a wall of a newlywed’s home.

"Mr & Mrs" hand-screen printed artwork from Castle

"Mr & Mrs" hand-screen printed artwork from Castle

"For Ever and Ever" print from Castle

"For Ever and Ever" print from Castle

"For Ever and a Day" print from Castle

"For Ever and a Day" print from Castle

While you are on the site, be sure to check out Castle’s beautiful collection of bright, cheery bed linens — another perfect item for the newlywed’s nest!

Castle bed linens

Castle bed linens

A Not-to-be-missed Opportunity: Floral Workshops with Petal’s Edge

Whether you are a bride hoping to save money by doing flowers yourself or a newlywed wanting to dress up yournest for the holidays, one of my favorite DC-area floral design studios has the perfect solution: fabulous and fun workshops!

Petal’s Edge recently announced the following upcoming floral design classes. To register call 703.518.8488.  Space is limited so reserve your spot soon!

Petal's Edge centerpieces from a Rex & Regina wedding; photo courtesy of Chris Baltazar

Petal's Edge centerpieces from a Rex & Regina wedding; photo courtesy of Chris Baltazar

Bridal Bootcamp. Want to save money but feel insecure about your ability to provide a professional look to your wedding flowers?  Join this intense one-day, weekend workshop and learn how to arrange flowers with industry experts.  Course covers flower selection and care, design tips, and common mistakes.  $150 per person, which includes the cost of flowers and box lunch.

Flower School. Love flowers and want more experience?  This series of classes takes place over three evenings and is appropriate to the person who wants to learn about how to buy, care for, and arrange flowers.  Several methods of flower arranging will be covered.  Classes are hands-on with flowers that students take home after class.  $250 per person. Wednesday – Friday, December 2 – 4 or December 9 – 11.  6 – 9 pm.

Winter Workshop. Join us for holiday-inspired flower arranging projects.  Take one class or both.  Course includes the cost of flowers, all supplies, and a holiday masterpiece to take home.  $100 per session or $150 for two.Floral Topiary: November 30, 6 pm. Use an uninterrupted mass of carnations to create a festive tabletop tree. Dining table centerpiece: December 7, 6 p.m. Winter fruits and vegetables add a conversation piece to this unusual pairing of flowers and holiday greens.