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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....
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...
DIY Blush Peony Bouquet

DIY Blush Peony Bouquet

If you’re new to Flower Muse, then you probably haven’t yet seen how much we love peonies!  We’re ECSTATIC that we now have them available again! It’s a little earlier than normal so it’s a real treat to have them! To kick off the return of these beautiful blooms, I thought I would how you...
Behind the Scenes: Testing Flowers

Behind the Scenes: Testing Flowers

If you follow us on Instagram, Facebook or any of our other social media sites, you’ve probably seen some behind the scenes snapshots of flowers in our studio. We’re constantly bringing in flowers for testing and quality control.  So what does that mean exactly?  I thought I would share with you what we do to...
Peonies, Peonies and STILL More Peonies!

Peonies, Peonies and STILL More Peonies!

For those who grow peonies in your garden, you’re probably having withdrawal if your plants have stopped blooming.  Peony season is coming to a close in most parts of the US; however, don’t be depressed! We still have a strong supply of peonies! Our East Coast farms are still putting out some peonies and our...
Fading Peony Color

Fading Peony Color

Very little can match the natural beauty of peonies and one of our favorite things about them is watching the blooming process, from bud to huge bloom, and seeing the petals change color.  For some varieties the fading of the flower’s color is much more pronounced than others. If you’ve thrown away your peonies when...
Bouquet Recipe: Spring Pink Peonies

Bouquet Recipe: Spring Pink Peonies

We know a lot of our Flower Muse customers are brides planning to DIY their wedding flowers.  Sometimes the choices of flowers to use can be overwhelming!  To help with some inspiration, we’re starting a blog series showcasing bouquet recipes that we’ve put together to help you get some ideas and maybe narrow down the...
How Peonies Are Shipped

How Peonies Are Shipped

Peony season is getting into full swing! My friends have seen beautiful images of peonies and a question that has popped up a few times is how do we ship them without damaging the blooms? It’s a great question and not everyone is familiar with how peonies ship, so I’m going to show you! A...
Peony Fever!

Peony Fever!

It is peony fever over here at Flower Muse!  We’re gearing up for the season to get underway in the US.  If you’re wondering why you’re not yet seeing peonies for sale everywhere, the East Coast weather hasn’t been as warm as usual so the crop is coming in a little later.  However, we have...
Quick and Easy Flower Arranging Tips

Quick and Easy Flower Arranging Tips

Last week, FJ, our flower expert did a floral demonstration at the Simon Pearce store in Greenwich, CT.  We love showing people how easy it can be to arrange flowers for gifting or for decorating your home.  It doesn’t have to be a daunting task and really in the end, it’s pretty hard to mess...
Choosing Flowers For Mother's Day

Choosing Flowers For Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is around the corner and it’s one of the busiest times of year for us at Flower Muse. Everyone is working hard to make sure that we’re ready to send out the best flowers to your mom in the coming weeks so that her Mother’s Day is a memorable one! For some people,...
Behind the Scenes at a Peony Farm

Behind the Scenes at a Peony Farm

I often get asked, what’s your favorite flower? It’s really a tough question because there are just so many that I love, but peonies are definitely at the top of the list. There is just something about peonies that make me happy. You can’t help but just stare at them for a bit and sigh...