Friday, September 30, 2011

Which Bouquet?

The Dress…

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…a magenta silky taffeta strapless ball bridesmaid gown with sweetheart neckline, black grosgrain ribbon belt at natural waist and “side pockets”… from Jim Hjelm Occasions

The Bouquets…

Bouquet #1 (Jacqueline Ahne)

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Bouquet #2 (Ashley Fox Designs)

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Bouquet #3 (Janie Medley Flora Design)

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Which would you choose?

Note: Today’s dress was a special request from Sarah at Divine Order. Feel free to send your special request in the future!

Have a great weekend…

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Working Designer Wednesday: Cool Studio Spaces

I think it’s about time we take a look at some fellow designers’ studio spaces for inspiration. So, let’s start with the brand new studio space of Garden Party Flowers…notice they even created a photography booth inside the studio…to photograph their arrangements for the Garden Party website…and to take pictures to send to clients of the bouquets they order…brilliant!

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all photos above via Garden Party Flowers

Next, take a look at Ariel Dearie’s Brooklyn studio…and then check out her website if you’re not familiar with her work…you’ll love the natural vibe of her arrangements…and I love her old wood floors and tall metal windows…

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image via Ariel Dearie Flowers

Now, take a look at the client meeting space at Stephanie Grace…love it!

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Now, let me ask you a question. If you had the opportunity to design a brand new studio space, what would be on your “must have” list of features? What would be on your “splurge” list?

Have a great Wednesday!

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Monday, September 26, 2011


Here’s a flower I thought I disliked…until I saw these designs…yet another reason I enjoy writing this blog!

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image via Floral Art

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image via Jacqueline Ahne

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image via Gilly Flowers

image via Designs by Ahn

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image via Bloom by Anuschka

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image via Eddie Zaratsian


image via Roa Floral & Event Design

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image via Viera Photographics

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image via Soiree Floral

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image via Jacqueline Ahne

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image via Bloomers Flowers

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image via Jacqueline Ahne

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image via Tic Tock Couture Florals

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image via Denise Fasanello

Your thoughts?

Welcome to a brand new week…