Ikea Hack – Reko Painted Glass Flower Pot

Ikea hack

Today I have an Ikea hack for you to try with the Ikea Reko glass.  The glasses are small, but they are a perfect size for popping in a seedling or a small pretty bouquet and I was about to throw them out and thought I could do something pretty with them. What you will […]

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David Austin Roses to Plant in your Garden

David Austin roses

I love Spring, and I can’t wait until my roses bloom this season, new growth is slowly starting to appear.  If you are looking to add some beautiful roses to your garden, but have no idea where to start with all the many colours and varieties to choose from I have some beautiful David Austin […]

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Make Your Own Flower Food

Make Your Own Flower Food Recipe

When you go to the trouble and expense of buying beautiful fresh cut flowers, you want them to last as long as possible, but what’s the best way to do that?  Well here are our top tips for keeping flowers fresher longer and a homemade recipe for flower food. Have you ever wondered what’s in […]

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DIY – Flower Napkin Rings

Today we are celebrating the beginning of Spring with this simple flower napkin ring tutorial. What you will need Gold rings, florist tape, flowers and scissors.  I purchased the gold rings and florist tape from Spotlight.  Use flowers from your garden or local florist.  Many stores have a stunning range of faux flowers you can […]

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How to Change the Colour of your Hydrangeas

Hydrangeas would have to be one of my favourite flowering shrubs, they are one of the things I really love about summer.  I have planted six hydrangeas along the back of my house, and they are thriving, they must really love the spot they are planted in.  Have you ever wondered how to keep that […]

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Choosing the Right Flowers for Mother’s Day

mother's day flowers carnations

In Australia, we celebrate Mother’s Day on the second Sunday of May, which is the 10th of May this year.  It is traditional to give flowers for Mother’s Day, but which flowers should you choose and what do they mean?  Let’s take a look at some of the options. 1. Crysanthemums Traditionally in Australia, Chrysanthemums […]

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Beautiful Orchids in your Home

Houseplants bring life to your home.  Orchids are an elegant plant to decorate your home with, creating a display in your entrance, bathroom or living room, and of course in a blue and white pot from Botticelli House.  Here are some helpful tips to follow to care for your Orchid and they will provide you […]

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