Creative Inspiration Using Flowers Available at Lakeside
Cathy Sheehan hosted the October 2018 meeting and also gave a wonderful program on “Creative Inspiration Using Flowers Available at Lakeside”. Margaret Quinn brought pastries and Justine Bertram fruit. Our floral arrangement was all of the beautiful flowers used in the program. In attendance were 25 regular members and one prospective member, Connie Hayes. Afterwards we went to lunch at Casa Linda.
Twig, Georgia & Joyce
Cathy inspiring us with new techniques & ideas.
Margaret's wonderful pastries
Justine's beautiful fruit arrangement
Helen's first meeting as a member!
We had a great turnout for a wonderful lunch at Casa Linda after the meeting.
Making Flower Jewelry to Wear
Cathy Sheehan and Margaret Quinn gave a wonderful program on “Flowers to Wear”. Sharron King hosted us in her beautiful home. Leslie Martin brought pastries and Vickie Christensen fruit. Our floral arrangement was all of the beautiful flowers used in the program. After the program Cathy and Margaret sold beads, feathers, wrist bands and other accouterments we can use in making our own jewelry to wear to our 50th Anniversary Floral Show in November! In attendance were 22 regular members (including Melinda Layton who became a member at that meeting) and one prospective member, Connie Hayes. Afterwards we went to lunch at Arileo.
Margaret brought beads, feathers, bracelets, necklaces, etc to use in making jewelry. She helped us see all sorts of possibilities & realize that making jewelry is easy & fun to do!
Cathy explained the logistics of when to use cold glue, UGlu strips, cardboard backings & much more. She made us realize we could do it too!
Our gracious host Sharron King!
Thank you, Leslie & Vickie for bringing the delicious pastries & fruit!
Twig welcoming Melinda into the guild & giving her a membership book. Welcome, Melinda!!
Kari, Cathy & Allegra
August 16, 2018 General Meeting
Jose Luis gave a wonderful program on “All About Orchids”. Allegra Willis hosted us in her beautiful home. Phyllis Middleton brought pastries and Linda Williams fruit. Mary O'Leary created a beautiful floral arrangement with flowers from her garden. Afterwards we went to lunch at Casa Linda. Thank you, Sharon Smith, for taking photos! Jose had orchids for sale so that was a real treat!
Flowers from Mary O'Leary's garden.
Cathy with Jose Luis, our program presenter
Celina, Barb, Mary & Cathy
Mary with her arrangement
Melinda, Twig & Linda
Joyce & Sharon. Thank you, Sharon, for taking photos!
Phyllis & Georgia
Justine with Jose
Thank you, Allegra, for hosting!
Joyce & her guest Connie
Vickie with Georgia
Jose with some of the orchids he brought
July 19, 2018 General Meeting
Cathy Sheehan gave a wonderful program on "Unusual Flowers". She had a handout that gave the name of the flower and other information on growing, caring for, and using the flower in floral arrangements. Sue Williams hosted us in her beautiful home. Kari Higgins brought pastries and Carmen Bentivoglio fruit. Afterwards we went to lunch at El Fogon de Charlotte. Thank you, Jan Quarton, for sharing your photos!
Merelyn, Mary and Linda
Cathy with one of her wonderful creations!
Melinda and Linda
Vickie and Mary
Cathy, Karen, Georgia and Bonnie
June 21, 2018 General Meeting
We had a wonderful program on Contemporary Floral Design presented by Linda Williams and assisted by Cathy Sheehan. Shirley West hosted us in her beautiful home. Irene Suto brought fruit and Sue Williams pastries. Afterwards we went to lunch at El Fogon de Charlotte.
Linda Williams presented our wonderful program today!
Just one of the many examples of Contemporary Floral Design that Linda had prepared for us.
Sue Williams brought the delicious pastries.
Irene Suto brought a gorgeous fruit tray.
Cathy Sheehan assisted Linda from the purchasing of flowers through final design.
MAY 17, 2018 MEETING Hostess: Bonnie Newman Program: “Cooking with Edible Flowers & Herbs” by Chef Robert Baked goods: Mary O'Leary Fruit: Leslie Martin Flowers: Bonnie Newman