A Vivid Display

Summer is the perfect time to find inspiration in the world around you. This year turn that inspiration into a practice of mindfulness through the art of flower arranging.

Photographs by Marvin Moore, Styling by Miyako Ballesteros. Materials used: Hydrangea, Solidaster, Kangaroo paw, Pincushion, Billy button, Kiwi vine

The peak of summer, when the sun beams down and flowers abound, is the perfect time to find inspiration in the world around you. This year, why not turn that inspiration into a practice of mindfulness through a vivid display art of flower arranging? It’s fun, pretty, and full of opportunities to tune in to your surroundings. Here are a few basic guidelines, along with some gorgeous floral creations by 20-year veteran ikebana artist Miyako Ballesteros, to get you s