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Working Designer Wednesday

Nov 27, 2013

Hello again! It’s Wednesday…you know what that means…fun stuff!

1. Love this Red Floral Architecture video created by Marry Me Films….

2. Before and after from Planet Flowers

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3. Behind the scenes…

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Dr. Delphinium

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Soiree Floral

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Cornelia McNamara

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Nancy Liu Chin

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LA Premier

4. Check out this great interview with Sherry Donnelly (Gertie Mae’s) on the Buffy Dekmar Photography blog…

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5. Clare Day and Susan Ramsey will be hosting their second New York Flower Tour in April 2014. Susan is a gifted floral designer and flower teacher, one of Victoria’s most popular flower personalities and the exclusive florist for the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. Clare Day is a floral designer and flower grower. Clare is also a member of the Botanical Brouhaha Expert Panel. For tour highlights, itinerary, pricing and registration click here.

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6. Talented design teams…

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The Zest Team

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The Flora Fetish Team

7. A few goodies from a favorite Etsy shop named InTheClear

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Burlap Twine in purple

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Baker’s Twine

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Rayon Binding Tape in Peacock

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Chevron Twill Herringbone ribbon

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Metallic Twine in Gold Shimmer and Platinum Shimmer

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Three Color Striped Stitched ribbon

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Washi Tape – White Lace on Black

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Lace Crochet Fabric Tape in Muted Lavender

8. Beautiful buttonhole presentations…

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Oleander and Jennifer Sosa Photography

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Ashley Fox Designs

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Au Courant and Pound Photography

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Jo Flowers and Ross Harvey Photography

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Finch & Thistle and Jenny Jimenez Photography

Hope you have a wonderful and RELAXING Thanksgiving tomorrow!



  1. Michelle Elwell says:

    Ohh ribbons, I ought to be distracted for the next hour at least.

  2. Alice Ross says:

    Those are very well designed flowers and seeing all of them working on it is just so much fun and exciting! Moreover, the ribbons shown above are also very nice. I wonder where to get those ribbons. –


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