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diy eucalyptus floral garland (+ video tutorial!)

  Last weekend was the annual ‘lose your mind at the flower market, make 47 wreaths and eat loads of food‘ day! The obligatory 47 wreaths were indeed made (more on that later), and banana split was eaten. After everyone left my place I decided to put together a festive garland with my floral leftovers. A garland makes a great alternative to a wreath when you need something to fill a bigger wall space, and if you can’t hang things you can use it on a sideboard or table. It is festive but not super-Christmassy, y’know? In fact I could see myself making these throughout the seasons. This garland is still hanging in my lounge room a week later, and although it has mostly dried it still looks good. I also decided to make my first ever video tutorial, which I am slightly nervous about… Please watch it and tell me what you think. Is it too long/short/weird? It was fun to put together so I expect I’ll do a few more in the future. This first …

Instagram challenge: #myseasonof_florals

The lovely Laura and I have started an Instagram challenge, and we’d love you all to join in. Inspired by the beauty of each season, we are asking you to add #myseasonof_florals to you floral photos for the rest of November. Each week we will be posting our favourites to Instagram and at the end of November we will pick a lucky winner to receive a mystery prize (to be announced next week!). We are only able to post the prize to Australia or New Zealand but welcome everyone to take part. You can tag as many photos as you like, please be sure to also tag @hellolaurajane and @claireyclaire on your images. Looking forward to seeing what everyone posts.