Virginia This Morning!

I just returned from a little field trip down to the WTVR CBS6 studios here in Richmond, where I was honored to be a guest on Virginia This Morning. This was my first appearance on TV where I wasn’t playing basketball and ran a real risk of accidentally swearing on live TV. So all things considered, I think it went beyond great!

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R•Home Magazine!

Back in October R•Home Magazine’s editor asked me if I’d like to do a Q & A for their upcoming issue. Flattered, I agreed (of course!). I love talking about paper flowers (or really all flowers!) to anyone who will listen.

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Introducing the Valentine's Day Collection!

In November I was interviewed for R•Home Magazine, and one of the questions they asked me was why I thought the tradition of giving flowers for Valentine's Day was such a time-honored one? I stumbled a bit, and I'm not even sure I answered the question that clearly, but the point I tried to make is because flowers make people happy. They show that you're thinking about someone, that you care—that you are caring for yourself!

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A Succulent Anniversary Bouquet

Had Santolo sent me the photos of his wife Daryll's bouquet one year ago, I might have been too intimidated to take on the challenge. At first glance this piece seemed like it was an armload of peonies—my hands practically make these on their own anymore! But once I got past all of that fluffy goodness, I discovered the real gems hidden in the details: succulents, ferns, and lilacs. This one was going to be fun!

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