Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Working Designer Wednesday

Do you ever look back at photos of your first attempts at floral design and chuckle? A couple of weeks ago one of the Chapel Designers shared a photo of one of her “early years” designs and it got so much attention that we decided to share it with you…along with some “early years” designs from her fellow Chapel Designers. Even though we’ve all been in the “you’ve got to start somewhere” phase, I think these designers are especially brave to share these photos. I’ve agreed to list the designers who are sharing these designs, but I will leave it to you to imagine which designer created which arrangement. We have to protect their dignity somehow ;) They’ve been referring to these photos as the Wall of Shame…

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(the picture that started it all…)

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As they say, “You’ve come a long way, baby!” Here’s some recent work by the same designers…in no particular order…

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Thanks for sharing your work with us today:

Sebesta Design

Courtenay Lambert Florals 

Petals & Promises LLC

Holly Heider Chapple Flowers 

Alicia Jayne Florals

Alluring Blooms 

Posh Floral Designs 

Celebration Florals

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Hope you’re inspired to keep creating, keep evolving and keep taking pictures of your work!

Happy Wednesday…

9 comments:

Anonymous said...

that is what I love about flowers.. there is always growth! thanks for a lovely start to my Wednesday!

Lisa said...

Great to know that everybody has photos like these. It's funny, when you first start out, your knowledge of what's really out there is so small - be it because of what we only see from grocery stores or icky cheap on-line sites. So glad to be consistently evolving!

Margot Madison Creative said...

I love this concept of posting the process! It's so good to remember that greatness is the product of practice AND talent!

Mood Flowers said...

Genius post! I'll dig out some photos of my early efforts.

Jenny N said...

hahaha! Amazing - love this!

Mimi said...

I guess we all have those early memories. Luckily I took very few pictures of them. they're etched in my memory forever. I applaud the brave souls who shared those "before" pictures.

Susan said...

Hilarious! I have quite a few similar
wince-inducing photos myself!

Great flower lady said...

Oh Lord I have some of those pics too.. UGH thanks for sharing..

Paula said...

So awesome. Thanks for sharing!