These gorgeous varieties are all just coming into season. We particularly love striking the blue Delphinium, soft pink Dogwood and of course Peonies! Although it can be difficult to find at the market, whenever we can source Dogwood we love using it in our “London” collection to give it additional height, especially when it is delivered in a tall vase.
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The name of our new floral design, which we call “Fiji”, was inspired those gorgeous sky blue waters and pure white sands. But that’s only half the story. Two weeks ago we received an order for a bespoke arrangement featuring just-in-season Delphiniums. Alba, one of our senior designers, put together this exact arrangement which was to be delivered to the Epworth Freemasons hospital in East Melbourne. It was at the Epworth that this story really began.
Weddings are expensive, there’s no denying that. By the time you’ve paid for all the high-priced items, you still have to pay the photographer and other miscellaneous items and you’ve already flipped the couch cushions for spare change. Have we mentioned you still don’t have any table decor? No worries! We found a quick fix to nix an expensive item on your to-do list & your guests will love it.
“What’s the point of paying all this money for something that’s just going to die in a few days?” Don’t worry, if you’re someone who thinks flowers are pointless, you’re not alone. The irony here is that flowers’ pointlessness is one of the things that women love about them. Though the idea of love is infinite, the gesture of giving a woman flowers is ephemeral and exciting.
Cotton’s growth process starts off much like a flower does with a flower bud appearing sometime within the first 35 days of being planted. Then, a seedling emerges and flower buds shortly after, followed by the actual flowering of the plant. We know what you’re thinking. Everything that was just mentioned has the word “flower” in it. So, what makes cotton a plant and not a flower? Well, that is a good question.
Whether or not you believe in astrology, horoscopes have always been quite fascinating. From Virgo’s typically being the quiet, sensitive type to Leo’s usually being known as the loud, cheerful bunch, your astrological sign is usually quite accurate. Which is why we thought we would do some research and match each of your horoscope signs to a designated flower.
Built in 2014, the four interactive and motion-activated flowers go by the name of ‘Warde’ and are over 30-feet-high and 30-feet-wide. Perfect for all passengers exiting the nearby tram, Warde’s colorful installation gives the city residents a touch of spring year-round. HQ Architects chose Vallero Square as the site of the installation because of the area’s poor condition.
What if we told you there was a way that you actually could live like a celebrity for a day? What if we even told you that you could live like a celebrity on one of the biggest days of your life? Let’s take a look at some inspired floral ideas that will help you present beautiful space to your guests and make you feel every bit of the celebrity you deserve to feel like on your big day.
These are only a few of the flowers we consider to be the most beautiful but we are sure there are many more. Do you know of a few we might have missed?
Choosing the right flowers to carefully place in and around your home can be as tough of a decision as any. Now, factor in the fact that even flowers and plants go in and out of season and it just made that decision making process even harder, didn’t it?