Monthly Archives: October 2011

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4 poppies and posies

image via Poppies and Posies

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image via Just Bloomed

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image via Yasmin Khajavi Photography

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image via JL Designs


image via Aileen Tran and Joseph Matthew Photography

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image via Style Me Pretty

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image via Holly Heider Chapple Flowers

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image via Holly Heider Chapple Flowers

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image via Ashley Fox Designs 

Happy Monday…oh, and Happy Halloween…

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image via Nine Photography

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image via Untamed Floral Designs

Have a great day!


Which Bouquet?

The Dress…

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…the Tulle Era Dress from Bhldn…a Swarovski-dotted, floral-appliqued number from Tracy Reese…appliqued and beaded by hand, with jeweled buttons dotting the V-back and three-quarter sleeves…ruched band of silk taffeta at the waist and a voluminous, below-the-knee scalloped skirt…

The Bouquets…

Bouquet #1 (Birch Blooms)

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Bouquet #2 (The Flower Studio)

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Bouquet #3 (JL Designs)

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Which would you choose?

Have a great weekend and I’ll meet you back here on Monday with more flowers!

Tall Centerpieces

Ever see a large-scale arrangement and wonder how many stems you would need to order to create a similar look? Let’s have a little fun…take a look at the arrangement of French tulips by Stoneblossom (below) and guess how many stems were used. I’ll give you the answer at the end of the post…

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image via Stoneblossom

More amazing tall designs…

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image via Sarah Rhoads Photography

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image via Hacman Floral

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image via Justin and Mary Marantz Photography

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image via White Lilac Inc.

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image via Hilary Miles Flowers

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image via Jessica’s Country Flowers

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image via White Lilac Inc.

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image via The Flower House

karamarc308 beautiful blooms

image via Beautiful Blooms Events

Modern-head-table-wedding-flowers karen tran

image via Karen Tran and Darin Fong Photography

Purple-magenta-wedding karen tyran

image via Karen Tran and Pam Scott Photography

(answer: each centerpiece by Stoneblossom has 110-120 stems of French tulips)

How close did you get with your guess?

Happy Thursday!

Working Designer Wednesday: Labeling, Packaging And Transporting Flowers

I always get so much feedback when I post on this subject…so I continue to share ideas as I see them. Hope you’re inspired…

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image via Rountree Flowers and Karen Wise Photography

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image via Sweet Pea Floral Design

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image via Birch Blooms

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image via The Cutting Garden

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image via Peony and Plum

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image via Flora Nova

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image via Bunch Studio and Lane Dittoe

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image via Amy Merrick

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image via Katie Pollard @ Color My World

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image via Holly Heider Chapple Flowers

Tam_GardenRosePeonyRanunculaOrangeAndPink_Bridesmaids.6.2011 blush custom floral

image via Blush Custom Floral

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image via Bows and Arrows

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image via Saipua

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image via Pixie’s Petals

MFGBuck the monkey flower group

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images via The Monkey Flower Group

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image via Honey of a Thousand Flowers

And, finally, someone who knows how to wrap a bouquet…

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images via Kate Hill Flowers

Hope you have a great Wednesday!

Citrus + Blooms

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image via Bows and Arrows

8 JL Designs

image via JL Designs

13 heavenly blooms and sweet and saucy

image via Heavenly Blooms

13scott_janelle_wedding_1911 krista jon

image via Krista Jon

15 heavanly blooms and sweet and saucy

image via Heavenly Blooms and Sweet and Saucy

110 JL Designs

image via JL Designs

110 sweet and saucy

image via Sweet and Saucy

19 heavenly blooms and sweet and saucy

image via Heavenly Blooms and Sweet and Saucy

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image via Branch Out

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image via Chestnuts in the Tuileries

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image via Branch Out


image via LMD

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image via R. Jack Balthazar

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image via Love and Splendor

yellow-black-white-escort-table-decor karen tran

image via Karen Tran

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image via Quatre Coeur

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image via Green in Bloom and Sara Gray Photography

So glad you stopped by today!

If you have a few extra minutes and you’re a designer (or would-be designer), I urge you to visit Flirty Fleurs this week for a 5-part series on making changes in your business…very interesting and relatable…