I love making collages out of images that interest me from magazines. This is made with photos and pastel.
Why are succulents so widely used in California? They are drought tolerant, colorful, amazing for the eye to see and they continue to sprout new plants. This arrangement will explode within a year, spilling over and up a wonderland of texture and life.
My client lost her husband last year and asked me to create something bright and uplifting for her front door.
I incorporated this harlequin ribbon and colorful ornaments to spice up her mood.
Velvet ribbon, snowy branches, winter berries, magnolia blooms, hydrangeas and shinny ornaments fill this fresh oversized wreath.
A view of this magical urn from inside the main living room.
I spent the afternoon working with my dear friend Heidi Santschi at her client’s residence in Bel Air last month. Every year we deck this European cast iron urn with Christmas splendor! You can see more of Heidi’s Landscape Design projects here: http://www.hsgardeness.com