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Make Your Own Body Scrub With Flowers

 Basic homemade body scrub recipes start with a carrier oil. You can use the oils in the recipes we’ll give you or swap them out with an oil of your choice. Some of the best oils include almond, coconut, apricot and olive. For the scrubbing ingredients, use sugar or salt of you want something that will exfoliate gently and eventually liquefy, which is good because you don’t want large particles of your body scrub clogging up your drain. Finally, pick your favorite flower essences and Continue reading [...]
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It’s Almost Time for the Portland Rose Festival

The annual Portland Rose Festival takes place this year from May 26th to June 11th, in Portland, Oregon. The flower-filled event will give tourists and residents the chance to enjoy parades, marathons and, of course, roses like never before. Continue reading [...]
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How to Make a Hibiscus Agua Fresca

Hibiscus flowers are beautiful to keep in the house or to give as a gift. They’re also stunning as decorations on cakes and cupcakes, and they taste amazing in a traditional Hispanic drink known as a Jamaica agua fresca. Continue reading [...]
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3 More Weeks of the 2017 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

Every spring at Epcot Walt Disney World Resort, the theme park blooms with color and inspiring shapes as the International Flower & Garden Festival takes over. This event typically runs from the beginning of March until the end of May, and it allows flower lovers and Disney guests to delight in a seasonal explosion of brilliant blooms and interactive exhibits. Continue reading [...]
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Flower Ideas for Mother’s Day 2017

It’s Mother’s Day in just a few weeks, which means there will likely be much exchanging of flowers as gifts. If you’re one of the many who are planning to give flowers to your mother, wife, sister, or other mom in your life, you have several options to choose from. Continue reading [...]
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Flowers in Seattle: Terra Bella Flowers and Mercantile

If you find yourself shopping for flowers in Seattle, either for yourself or to give as a gift, pop into Terra Bella Flowers and Mercantile. This florist runs an earthy little shop that finds inspiration from the “nearby woodlands where we collect moss covered branches, fallen lichen, and mushroom fronts.” Shop owner, Melissa, searches for “jewel toned blooms,” “soft grasses,” and “berry laden branches” to combine them into stunning arrangements that are unlike anything we’ve seen.Welcome Continue reading [...]