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High Contrast Flowers

Dec 22, 2011

I fell hard for this room…

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image via Brooke Giannetti

When I started contemplating why I’m so drawn to the room, I noticed the contrast between the light walls and dark trim. I started wondering how the same look might translate into a floral arrangement and if it would be as appealing when using flowers as the medium…


image via Fleurish

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image via Laura Dowling 

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image via Valley Flower Company

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image via Flowers by Carolyn

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image via Bella Fiori

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image via Soulflower

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image via Bastian + Skoog

image via Chestnuts in the Tuileries

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image via Veranda 

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image via SMS Photography and Merveille Floral & Design Atelier


image via Honey of a Thousand Flowers

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image via Sweet and Saucy

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image via Krista Jon

What do you think?



  1. Mimi says:

    What a beautiful post! I love the bouquet by Fleurish and the flower arrangement by Laura Dowling. It takes a great eye to make this palette really work

  2. Amazing selection… thank you for this post! And Happy Holidays Amy… thanks for sharing your passion with us all year round :o)

  3. Janet says:

    Love, love, love that bouquet from Veranda!


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