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Our Favorite: Coral Flowers

Our Favorite: Coral Flowers

Can you believe that summer officially starts this Saturday? It’s one of my favorite times of year since we get to enjoy longer sunny days. I love the things that are quintessential summer: beach days, BBQs, sweet summer fruit and of course bright colorful flowers! When I think of summer colors, I think of bright...
Light Pink and Cream DIY Centerpiece

Light Pink and Cream DIY Centerpiece

We’ve been all about peonies lately, but late spring/early summer is when some of our other favorite flowers come into season like dahlias and astrantia! (If you’re not familiar with astrantia, check out our last post from our “What’s that flower?” series.) We had a beautiful mix of these blooms in the studio for a...
WTF? (What's That Flower?): Astrantia

WTF? (What’s That Flower?): Astrantia

Have you noticed a small star shaped flower recently that gets tucked into a lot of bouquets and arrangements you see on Pinterest or bridal blogs? You might be looking at astrantia which is one of the newest flowers that we’ve added to our line up. It’s a flower that is more common in Europe...
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...