Posts Tagged ‘white’

Vasta Experiments


Arranging with midsummer in mind.

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My solo arrangement in Café Four Seasons. It is a nageire made of cherry blossom and roses.

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I created my this year’s first exhibition piece out of fresh green bamboo. The stalks are from Gardenia greenhouse center, which has been shut down. I was both happy and sad to maneuver this material, which has special sentimental value to me. The pieces are joined together by bast fiber. It was clear from the start that theflowers would be either calla lily or Peruvian lily, white at any rate.

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The best thing about the festive Christmas season is the perfect excuse to make abundant bouquets and tabletop arrangements any way I like! The pleasure of giving and creating is overwhelming. I want to thank all of my friends and family who have made this year as good as it has been for me.

Not all of the above techniques are ikebana, but variety is a spice of life.

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This is a dark winter compilation seen from above. Dyed black and white materials stand in a dark, almost blackish bamboo vase. A touch of glittery red reminds us of Christmas time.

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Single material: baby’s breath.

A new vase from Illum Bolighus, Copenhagen.

Teacher: Ranka

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Our team arrangement at Sogetsu Ikebana Fnland’s fall exhibition 2015 in STOA gallery, Helsinki. Designed, painted, and assembled by Shunran, L.Talikka, and myself.

Teacher: Shunran

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