Holidays & Entertaining

A Sweet & Sparkly New Year’s Eve Candy Buffet

A Sweet & Sparkly New Year’s Eve Candy Buffet

Hi, friends! It’s been such a long time since my last post that I feel I should be singing “should old acquaintance be forgot and never brought to mind… and days of auld lang syne.” I am so glad to be back here with you […]
Vibrant Thanksgiving Table | Thanksgiving Centerpiece DIY | Year of Feasting

Vibrant Thanksgiving Table | Thanksgiving Centerpiece DIY | Year of Feasting

Hard to believe that it’s already October! For us Canadians, that means that Thanksgiving is right around the corner (like, next weekend – yikes! Better order my turkey!). I am really looking forward to Thanksgiving this year because we will host it in our home, […]
Canada Day Celebrations on the Deck | A Year of Feasting

Canada Day Celebrations on the Deck | A Year of Feasting

Canada is turning 150 years old on July 1st, and in honour of the big day, a group of Canadian bloggers has put together a series of Canada Day celebrations to inspire you! As part of our Year of Feasting blog hop, We’re sharing our […]
DIY Silk Floral Hair Comb | DIY Hair Accessories

DIY Silk Floral Hair Comb | DIY Hair Accessories

They say that the first step towards progress is admitting you have a problem, right? Well, I’m Sarah and I LOVE flowers. Flowers of all kinds! The more, the brighter, the ruffly-er, the better! But I definitely don’t have any plans to ditch this particular addiction; […]
Doing Your Own Wedding Flowers (Without Tears!)

Doing Your Own Wedding Flowers (Without Tears!)

“I want to do my own wedding flowers.” *A hush falls over the crowd. The trepidation and doubt are palpable. Will she prevail or will she fold like a garage sale card table?* YES YOU CAN! (And without tears or tantrums!) Doing your own wedding flowers […]
A Sugar Shack Lunch | Cabane à sucre! | Year of Feasting

A Sugar Shack Lunch | Cabane à sucre! | Year of Feasting

In springtime in Québec, Canada, we have one BIG tradition: “la cabane à sucre”, also known as the SUGAR SHACK! Cabane à sucre is a quintessential Québec experience (though I know that other parts of Canada also do the sugar shack thing), and I LOVE everything […]
DIY Glittered Candles | Create & Share Challenge

DIY Glittered Candles | Create & Share Challenge

The title of this post really should be “Easiest DIY EVER”. Or maybe “Prettiest, easiest DIY EVER”. Who knew that a little glitter could add such style and charm to plain-Jane taper candles? For this month’s Create & Share Challenge, Stephanie of Casa Watkins Living and Cat […]
A DIY painted pumpkin for Día de Muertos & Halloween

A DIY painted pumpkin for Día de Muertos & Halloween

Family traditions are so important! Here on Flourish & Knot, I’ve talked a lot about our family traditions. From the Scottish quaich ceremony at our wedding to the ornaments we put on our Christmas tree year after year, these rituals are at the heart of […]
A Rustic & Whimsical Autumn Tablescape

A Rustic & Whimsical Autumn Tablescape

Something about autumn just makes people want to gather. Perhaps it is the cooler temperatures or simply the bounty of fresh produce we enjoy, but coming together for a meal is part and parcel of fall. A beautifully set table is one of the pleasures of this […]
Bright, Global, Fresh Tablescape | Al Fresco Tablescape Hop

Bright, Global, Fresh Tablescape | Al Fresco Tablescape Hop

I’ve been looking forward to this post for a while now. Today, I am joining 23 other bloggers to share an outdoor tablescape with you. Outdoor entertaining is one of the great pleasures of summer, and we so enjoy eating on our deck as frequently […]
A Scottish Holiday Table | November Create & Share

A Scottish Holiday Table | November Create & Share

American Thanksgiving and St Andrew’s Day are just around the corner (November 26th and 30th, respectively), so when the November Create & Share challenge was announced, I jumped at the chance to create a tablescape in honour of these events. Since we Canadians celebrated Thanksgiving a […]
A Poe-etic Pillow | Create & Share with Cutting Edge Stencils

A Poe-etic Pillow | Create & Share with Cutting Edge Stencils

For the October Create & Share Challenge, I teamed up with Cutting Edge Stencils to create a Poe-etically inspired raven pillow. Perfect for a spooky literary soirée! (And a giveaway!)
Friday Faves: Handmade Halloween

Friday Faves: Handmade Halloween

Happy Friday! Halloween is fast approaching and it is one of my favourite holidays. I love any event that involves costumes, so Halloween is like a field day for me! What I do NOT love about Halloween (and most holidays in general) is all the […]
Día de Muertos Luminaries | Halloween Craft Hop

Día de Muertos Luminaries | Halloween Craft Hop

These past few weeks, I’ve had the pleasure of co-hosting an autumnal Instagram game called #HomeForTheFallidays, along with fifteen other lovely bloggers. I’ve really been enjoying seeing their creativity and ingenuity shine during each week’s fall-themed challenge. (And I admit that it makes me want to […]
How to create a cascade bouquet

How to create a cascade bouquet

It’s time to unleash the cascade bouquet from the captivity of the beauty pageant! Cascade bouquets can be so much more! So today I’m going to show you how you can create your own. Wedding, concert, lounging in your bathrobe… Nothing quite (delicately) shouts “I’m both classy and whimsical” […]
Birds of a feather | A rustic wedding cake topper

Birds of a feather | A rustic wedding cake topper

They say that it’s the journey that counts, not the destination. Well, this is one project whose journey had some serious bumps in the road. But then again, Shakespeare did say: “all’s well that ends well.” Patience Brewster, a company that creates whimsical hand-made and […]
Da mi basia mille… an Outlander wedding

Da mi basia mille… an Outlander wedding

The wonderful thing about having friends who are also crafters/DIYers/general awesome human beings is that you call them up and say “I want to do an Outlander wedding inspiration shoot” and they answer with “Let me get my cake bible and my camera”. My friend […]
DIY Flowers for a Summer Wedding

DIY Flowers for a Summer Wedding

If you’re planning a wedding or event during the summertime, you might be thinking “look at all the beautiful flowers available! I have so many choices!” and you’d be right. Summer in Canada is the perfect time for gorgeous floral arrangements because so many beautiful blooms are […]
Anniversary weekend: the important stuff

Anniversary weekend: the important stuff

One year ago today, I married the kindest, most intelligent and creative man I could have ever have imagined I would have the privilege of spending my life with. One year of marriage has taught me more than I could have thought possible. I’ve learned to see […]
Our hand-made wedding

Our hand-made wedding

I’ve talked about my husband, Erick, many times in this blog but I’ve never told the story of how he became my partner in crime life. We met just over five years ago, only two days after he had arrived in here from Mexico. Knowing that he is a musician, […]
It’s wedding (anniversary) weekend!

It’s wedding (anniversary) weekend!

It’s our first wedding anniversary on Sunday! YEEEEEEEEEEAAAYYYYYY! (That’s pronounced /jiej/ for anyone needing the IPA transcription.) This weekend is a special event on the blog, because I’ll be posting not once, not twice, but THREE times! Since I wasn’t blogging at the time of our […]
DIY All-White Floral Centrepiece

DIY All-White Floral Centrepiece

As I said in my previous post, my fiancé and I had a wonderful, romantic New Year’s Eve dinner at home this year. Here is what our table looked like: To really set the ambiance, I created a lush, all-white floral centrepiece for our table. […]