Wanders and Flowers

because the world is beautiful...

Painted Ruscus Leaves in Silver and Blue

It was almost a month ago when I saw some painted Ruscus leaves at our local flower shop. They were in silver and royal blue colors. It is quite early for some winter colors but I could not resist on buying some stems. Artificially-colored fresh materials are not detested in Ikebana. However, most practitioners still prefer to showcase the natural colors of the plants. On one hand, I also understand.. Read More

Celebrating Women’s Day

March 8th is International Women’s Day. People from allover the world give pride to women and their critical role in our society. To celebrate this day, I made two Ikebana arrangements that would somehow describe today’s ladies.   Women from Different Perspectives Men always complain about the difficulty of defining women. Oftentimes women are being compared to the weather – sometimes warm, sometimes cold, always unpredictable. But I think this is what makes.. Read More