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June 2014 Calendar

June 2014 Calendar

With Memorial Day weekend behind us that means it’s almost June and summer is coming! That means a whole new batch of flowers will be coming into season like dahlias! But the birth flower for June is a flower that is available year round. Do you know what it is? It’s a Rose! Roses are...
Pink Bouquet with Peonies and Lilies

Pink Bouquet with Peonies and Lilies

With peonies now in season, I thought it would be nice to put together a DIY bouquet that features these beautiful blooms. Peonies are pricier than other flowers; however, that doesn’t mean you need to forgo having them at your wedding or event! You can splurge on a few peonies and create something beautiful by...
Is this a peony?

Is this a peony?

Peonies are a favorite flower for so many people, but sometimes the pictures that people share with us or point out as peonies are not actually peonies at all! They often get confused with garden roses, double tulips, and even ranunculus. For those who grew up around peonies, this might seem crazy…how can you mistake...
Peony Care and Handling

Peony Care and Handling

Peony season is here and if you follow us on Instagram, you can see that we’ve been all about these exquisite blooms! There is just something so special about peonies that they make people swoon!  It’s no wonder that it’s a favorite flower for gifts and weddings. Given all this, we thought we would share...
May 2014 Calendar

May 2014 Calendar

Can you believe that it’s the last day of April already? We’re now well into spring, but I know many parts of the US are still having gloomy weather (while we’re having a mini heat wave here in Southern California!). Either way, one thing that always helps any mood is peonies! Who doesn’t love these...
Spring Pastels DIY Centerpiece

Spring Pastels DIY Centerpiece

We’re well into the spring season and with Easter around the corner, the color palettes I see everywhere are soft pastels like pink, peach, lavender, pale yellow and green. I love the combination of these diffused colors and that is the inspiration for this easy spring pastels DIY centerpiece that I’ll show you how to...
Lavender Purple Spring Bouquet

Lavender Purple Spring Bouquet

A couple of months ago, I was lucky to attend a Flower Wild workshop. For those who may not be familiar with Flower Wild, you’ve nonetheless probably seen her work if you read any of the major wedding blogs or magazines. Kate Holt is the creative force behind Flower Wild and an absolutely wonderful instructor....
April 2014 Calendar

April 2014 Calendar

Can you believe that a quarter of the year has already passed? Wow! Spring is here and while not everyone is experiencing spring weather yet, there is that saying that “April showers bring May flowers”! Here at Flower Muse we’re seeing beautiful spring flowers that are coming back into season – like more tulip varieties,...
Yellow and White Spring Flowers Centerpiece

Yellow and White Spring Flowers Centerpiece

We are so excited that spring is here! It’s one of our favorite times of the year because of all the spring flowers and their colorful blooms that come into season like unique tulip varieties, daffodils, peonies, and so many more. We’ve been testing and shooting new flower images like crazy recently (follow us on...
Spring Flowers – Pantone Inspiration

Spring Flowers – Pantone Inspiration

Today is officially the first day of spring! While not everyone is experiencing sunny spring weather yet, the spring equinox is a signal that soon gardens all around will blossom with flowers (if they haven’t already)! Last fall, we put together a board of Fall Flowers all inspired by Pantone’s picks for fall colors of...
Pink Peach Bouquet with Tulips

Pink Peach Bouquet with Tulips

If you follow us on Instagram, then you’ve probably seen all the tulips in our feed. We can’t help it….it’s almost spring which means A LOT more tulip varieties are now in season from our Dutch farm! Last month, I shared a purple bouquet with tulips that featured one of my favorite parrot tulips called...
Our Favorite: Yellow Flowers

Our Favorite: Yellow Flowers

It has been a while since we shared our favorite flowers in a color series and so in honor of Daylight Savings Time this weekend, and as a sign of the coming spring season, we’re sharing our favorite yellow flowers today! When I picture the color yellow, I think of sunshine, lemons, and of course...