Ivy is a vigorous and versatile plant; English ivy, in particular, is a favorite. Ivy can be enjoyed in a multitude of shapes, sizes, and colors. By adhering to a few basics, you can depend on ivy throughout the year. Buying hint: Plants should have shiny, firm leaves and signs of vigorous growth such as […]

DIY Night: 5 Minute Ideas

Summer is all about fresh and simple! Walk your way through five stations for a taste of the season’s most popular food and flower ideas – created in 5 minutes! Move through the Tempietto at your own pace with a complimentary glass of wine (or beer…or soda), while we demo seasonal tabletop designs, playful cube-in-cube […]

Vendor Spotlight: Kathy & Company

Twenty-four years ago, Kathy Norris began “Cakes by Kathy” with brilliantly designed cakes from her home kitchen. A few years later, Cakes by Kathy developed into the local business: Kathy and Company. Kathy and Company is known throughout the upstate for wedding and specialty cakes that are not only beautiful but taste amazing, with a […]

Jump Into Spring with Twigs – WIN a $50 Gift Card Contest

The “Jump Into Spring with Twigs – WIN a $50 Gift Card” Contest (the “Contest”) begins on April 1, 2014 at 12:01 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on April 22, 2014 9:00 AM ET (the “Contest Period”). 1.    ELIGIBILITY: Contest is open to all legal residents of the United States of America who have […]

Vendor Spotlight: J. Jones Photography

Whether shooting the bridal party before the ceremony, or the newlywed’s first dance, Josh Jones Photography captures the life and emotion of your wedding day, while preserving a couple’s most important moments of life.  Josh’s beautiful black and white photos offer a wistful touch, while full-color shots highlight natural beauty. The professional photographer completed his extensive training near his hometown in New […]

Botanical Charm

It’s no secret that succulents are currently one of the hottest trends in landscaping and interior design.  Their earthy appeal offers a natural look to any container while adding color and texture to indoor environments.  Traditional favorites include jade plant, hens-and-chicks, aloe vera, ponytail palm, and the ever-popular orchid. So why not grab a handful […]

A Twigs Guide to Wedding Flowers

It is your wedding day….A day to be remembered above all others…..A day and a time to leave your signature and make your individuality known.  Your ceremony and reception venue are your frame work, your setting.  Let Twigs help you with the finishing appointments that will transform your venue into the backdrop that makes you […]

Find Your Happy Plate (in Greenville)

Greenville has developed into quite a charming city over the past decade.  Award winning restaurants, shops (including Twigs at the West End!), and the infamous Falls Park grace the area, attracting residents and tourists from all over.  The city offers the perfect combination of old and new with the Historic West End and the modernly […]

A Tisket, A Tasket, A Spring Door Basket!

As I walked into the store this morning, it was pretty obvious that the designers have caught a serious case of spring fever.  Everytime I blink, there’s a new, bright silk design on display.  My camera just isn’t fast enough to keep up with the designers here!  However, I am doing my best to capture each custom […]

Growing Orchids – 5 Points for Success

If you can grow houseplants, you can grow orchids! 1. TEMPERATURE Orchids such as Phalaenopsis, Dendrobium and oncidiums will adapt to normal temperatures of 70 to 90 degrees Farenheit during the day and 60 to 70 degrees at night.  Cooler-growing types can be grown outdoors on porches in coastal southern regions, or indoors under lights. 2. LIGHT […]