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Blue Egg

Blue Egg

Flowers for my Father’s birthday around Easter 2012. The idea is to continue the vertical lines of the vase with upward movement; also, light contrasted colours work together to create a soft pastel impression.

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Christmas Reds and Whites

A classic Christmas composition with carnations, greens, red berries, decorative plants and a white amaryllis.

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White Amaryllis

Image2081[1]A Christmas bouquet with a white amaryllis stem as the main flower, supported by pink miniature roses and a white carnation. The idea was to combine the triangular shape of the amaryllis with circular-shaped flowers and to place the flowers on different levels. The first option was to use a red or white germini, but I felt like replacing it with the roses. A silver cone and ribbon, and a white angel bring a bit of Christmas feeling to this otherwise neutral/romantic composition. Teacher: R.Raita.

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A Christmas tabletop decoration with moss, some thin, strongly aromatic and exotic spruce twigs, ornaments, star aniseeds, cones garnished with a pink miniature-size wrinkly-leaved poinsettia and a white orchid. Teacher: R.Raita.

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Autumnal contrast

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Dark leaves embrace the pink roses while the orange jushi reminds the viewer of the season.

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Here’s the result of my first ikebana lesson as a teacher. I explained some basics of Japanese flower arrangement to senior high school students. We made this moribana as team work: one student placed the kenzan in the suiban, another covered it with water, the next one cut the first stem, someone else placed it and so on… The gap in the restless background is covered with a folded decoration.

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Kitchen

Kitchen

Around Christmas 2011 in my kitchen

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