Thursday, February 27, 2014

Bird Of Paradise (Strelitzia)

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Cebolla Fine Flowers

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La Petite Fleur 

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Cebolla Fine Flowers

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Jay Archer Floral Design (you’ll have to look closely)

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JP Parker Flowers 

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Form & Flora 

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Sophisticated Floral

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Maxit Flower Design and Frank White Photography

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La Petite Fleur

Sorry the post is rather short today. Bird of Paradise if not one of my favorite flowers and it was difficult to find designs that made the cut today, but these proved to me that there is a beautiful way to use this wildly exotic flower. Artistry at its best!

Happy Thursday!

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Working Designer Wednesday

It’s Wednesday again! Can you believe how fast these weeks fly by? Hope your week has been productive so far. Here’s what I’m loving this week…

1. A jar of happiness…from Darling & Wild

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2. Studios on wheels…

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Gypsy Floral & Events (Sunni & Emily)

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By the Bloom (Tara Grand)

3. The most incredible presentation of professional images from a photographer (Jodi Miller) to a floral designer (Holly Chapple) that I’ve ever seen….complete with a beautifully lettered card and a CD of Holly’s floral designs…

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4. A flowered tree trunk…from By Appointment Only Design

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5. Rustic studio spaces…

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The Garden Gate Flower Company

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Broadturn Farm 

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Chestnut & Vine 

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Ashley Fox Designs and Erin Bell Photography 

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Sinclair & Moore Events and Belathee Photography

6. Sweet shop dogs…

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Posh Floral Designs

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7. Beautiful presentations…

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Floressence and Tim Robison Creative

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Glorious Twelve (card with flower meaning)

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Cori Cook Floral Design and Azuree Wiitala Photography 

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Blue Eye Brown Eye

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Bows and Arrows 

Happy Wednesday!