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Storefront Botanicals

Sep 20, 2009

Anyone else love storefronts? I know I’m not the only one who can be buzzing down the road at 50 mph and involuntarily slam on the brakes at the sight of a quaint storefront! My husband and sons still don’t understand this urge, but have come to accept it as a quirky part of my personality. Storefronts are never fully dressed to me without the addition of a botanical element.

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Rachel Ashwell included this picture of the new (but original) location of her Shabby Chic store on her blog last week. I adore everything about Shabby Chic Couture…

(image via Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic blog)

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Robbie Honey designed this Dior storefront…amazing! Love the precision of the design.

(image via Robbie Honey)

Ralph Lauren evening 001wild at heart …baskets of botanicals and a perfect lawn at Ralph Lauren..

(image via Wild at Heart)


DSC_8841wild at heart …straight red hedge, topiaries and nickel lanterns…

(image via Wild at Heart)

Bamfords-Chelsea_lg wild at heart shop covered in turf A shop covered in turf?! Add two square pave arrangements of (what looks to me like) white roses and…I am impressed…

(image via Wild at Heart)

Hope everyone is enjoying a restful weekend. I’m so thankful for the opportunity to share with you the botanical things that inspire me…it’s always more fun when you share with a friend! Thanks for stopping by…

See you back here on Monday with a new week of flowers…




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