Vintage trophy arrangement. #bluestemdesign

Vintage trophy arrangement. #bluestemdesign

Blue Stem textural arrangements.

Recent floral creations.

Recent projects.

Mexico inspired florals from last weekend.

Mexico inspired florals from last weekend.

I have been working on updating my portfolio these past few weeks. Here are a few of the boutonnières I created.

Plants are finally starting to show some life here in Portland. Just got these cheerful hostas to brighten up my shade garden.

Plants are finally starting to show some life here in Portland. Just got these cheerful hostas to brighten up my shade garden.

Bringing the outdoors in! Putting together some terrariums today for my clients office space.

Bringing the outdoors in! Putting together some terrariums today for my clients office space.

This winter I have been fortunate enough to visit several tropical gardens for design inspiration, please check back soon for more photos from my travels.

This winter I have been fortunate enough to visit several tropical gardens for design inspiration, please check back soon for more photos from my travels.

When planning a garden it is always important to add plants with winter interest. Here is a picture I took of a beautiful winter king hawthorn in Bend, Oregon. Trees or shrubs that produce winter berries make a great addition to any garden.

When planning a garden it is always important to add plants with winter interest. Here is a picture I took of a beautiful winter king hawthorn in Bend, Oregon. Trees or shrubs that produce winter berries make a great addition to any garden.