Monthly Archives: September 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)

Janie + Steve; July 11, 2010

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…

Color Inspiration: Apricot


image via Alante Photography and Emily Carter Floral Design

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image via Krista Jon

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image via Rhonda Patton Designs

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image via Ariella Chezar and Jose Villa Photography

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image via Laura Miller Design and Jennifer Eileen Photography


image via Amy Merrick

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image via Ariel Dearie Flowers

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image via Flowers on Chestnut

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image via Our Labor of Love by Heidi

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image via Meg Smith Photography

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image via Missy Photography

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image via Aileen Tran and Pam Scott Photography

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image via Flora Bella

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image via JL Designs

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image via Anastasia Ehlers Floral Design

Happy Thursday!


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!


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image via Bows and Arrows

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image via Nine Photography

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image via Samuel Lippke Photography

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image via Clayton Austin Photography

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image via Flowerwild

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image via April Flowers

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image via Jennifer Skog Photography

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image via Brandon Kidd Photography

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image via Elizabeth Anne Designs

Bouquets by Cori Cook Floral Designs

image via Cori Cook Floral Design 

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image via The Schultzes Photography

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image Justin & Mary Marantz Photography

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image via Eric J. Photographer

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image via Jenny Yoo Collection

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image via Branches 

Happy Tuesday!



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…