Monthly Archives: August 2016

Raffish stand

In “Be Mine, Valentine” earlier this year, a raffia covered stand of tubes was created for a Valentine’s Day centerpiece (see Archives, Feb 14, 2016).  It’s time to redecorate this stand for summer. In the original instructions, sitting on the … Continue reading

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Pollinators, the Queen and the botanist

On our last day in London in June, I went off to the Queen’s Gallery at Buckingham Palace.  This museum, which showcases all aspects of the Royal Collection, is a hidden gem.  It’s shop, with the ubiquitous “Buckingham Palace” shopping … Continue reading

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