Flowers

I met with one of the ladies, M,  from W********* for D******* P******* last week, and she was hands down one of the sweetest persons I have ever met in my life! I highly suspect plants secrete huge amounts of pheromones, because I have yet to meet a cross or disagreeable florist!

While M is doing up a tentative quotation based on my very bare and unimaginative requirements, I thought I’d share some floral arrangements that I really like.


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One can never go wrong with pale colours. I like how the dark anemone centres and blueberry like bits provide some contrast.


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This has equal amounts of foliage and pales which I approve of. I like exposed stems, they embody the “looks effortless but took a lot of effort to assemble” idea and gives the impression that you just spontaneously plucked a bunch of wild flowers from your backyard.


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Baby’s breath is a staple for rustic themed weddings nowadays, which is why I didn’t opt for them. I like them in small quantities – in a huge bunch they just look like a giant cauliflower.

So during my tête-à-tête with the lovely lady M, she expanded my horizon to beyond roses and sunflowers, and since this is an educational space, I shall share my newfound knowledge as well.


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This leaf is awesomely named dusty miller. They looked so good I was sure they were artificial! It’s a nice departure from the usual deep greens like hydrangeas and bells of Ireland.


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This is the ranunculus flower, and ridonculous name aside, it is breathtakingly beautiful and comes in many different colours! It is a good alternative for overplayed roses.

I profess to having found a new favourite florist (despite not having actually bought anything from M yet), and that makes me guilty for abandoning the equally sweet uncle J. 😦

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