Thursday, November 27, 2014

Happy Thanksgiving - Free Style

Happy Thanksgiving! Many many thanks to all of you!
I am so grateful for all of your support and help.
This arrangement was done in class. It will be my Thanksgiving dinner table centerpiece.
Holly, Nandina, dried root, twig and rose
Gold rimmed ceramic vase

Using Dried Branches

Maple branches, baby breath and a rose in the ceramic vase.
(11/25/2014 done in Ms. Lin's class)

Thursday, November 20, 2014

MWGC - November Little Show

1) I was asked to arrange the centerpiece for the food table (finger food and sweet dessert) that was raffled away after the meeting.

2) "Thanksgiving welcome" Exhibition Table Type 1. Must use a floral design. Done by Jeremy.
 I am not familiar with this type of arrangement. I should learn more about it.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Hata Sensei's Class - Three Lessons in book 2 and book 4

Since September, I have joined Hata Sensei's "Main Line Sogetsu Study Group". It was my 2nd time in the class yesterday (11/17/2014). We had three lessons:
1) Slanting Style Variation #3 Moribana or Nageire ( book 2-3 or 4)
2) Morimono or Using fruits or vegetables (book 2-16 or 4-10)
3) Disassembling and Rearranging the materials (book 4-9)
Here are my arrangements, Hata Sensei's demo and few other classmates' work. 
Hata Sensei's demo arrangement for #2

Arranged at home the day before class

Arranged in the class 
A branch of Nandina, cut the berries and leaves and rearrangement
Basic slanting style (#1)
Classmate's arrangement (#3)
Classmate's arrangement for #3
Classmate's arrangement for #3

Friday, November 7, 2014

November Orchid Blooms

My indoor orchid garden.  All the blooming orchids are placed together here.
A frog has made his home here.
Oncedium "Xenia"
Oncedium "Xenia"
Spider Orchid.
Cat. This one was divided.

Cat. The 2nd bud bloomed.
Cat. I divided this one too.