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Valentine's Day at Home

I gathered almost all my Valentine’s Day flowers into this picture. Still there were more around the house, but I kept this trio on the kitchen table. It created a wonderful atmosphere to cook and eat fresh fruit and drink a glass of wine by the flowers.

The heart-shaped glass vase was a wedding gift from the Danish Gribskov kommune, where we got married. The ceramic egg is Finnish clay design artefact from Orivesi. The tall white ceramic vase is from Stockmann.

In real life there’s a window behind these flowers, but I covered it to give the picture a more harmonious background. There were even more pink tulips and dyed pink baby’s breath with stars-of-bethlehem in the living room.

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Stargazing

Stargazing

Star-of-bethlehem, tulip leaves and ornamental grass in a Finnish design glass vase, which was bought second-hand previously on the same day. The orbiting lines and the white stars made me think of space and orbits. Too bad the flower stems were so short. They could have reached further out in my opinion.

Teacher: Shunran

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The Frog and the Princess

Making use of the Valentine’s Day orchid leftovers after it was pruned. The flowers follow the edges of the plastic container, mimicking its shape.

Teacher: Shunran

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Looking After the Little Ones

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Another pink set for Valentine’s Day.

Teacher: Shunran

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Tilted Mass

Preparing for Valentine’s Day with all kinds of pinks. The second-hand vase was bought on the same day I made this arrangement, so this was the first time I used it.

Teacher: Shunran

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The Light Pours In

I got some beautifully ethereal chaenomeles japonica branches as a gift, so this is how I intend to store them for the time being – to see if they will keep blooming.

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A Slightly Worn-out Traveller

A team work composed by a bunch of people from our ikebana group in February 2014. The material was mostly nasty and spiky, but we tamed it.

Teacher: Ranka

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