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Working Designer Wednesday

Sep 25, 2013

Welcome to another fun Wednesday! Take off your shoes and stay a while…

1. Love this video from The Byrd Collective


2. Behind the scenes with some talented designers …

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Holly Heider Chapple Flowers (with help from a couple of Chapel Designers…Janet (Floral Verde) and Daevid (Daevid’s), is that you?) For more on the story behind this amazing weekend collaboration, click here.

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Floret Cadet 

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Balushka Paper Floral Artistry

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Mondo Floral Designs 

3. Learn how to wear flowers in your hair from Miss PickeringPart 1 & Part 2

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4. Ever thought of putting your logo on merchandise?

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The Seasonal Bouquet Project

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Lotte & Bloom

5. Head over to Chancey Charm to see what Sherry Donnelly (Gertie Mae’s) has to say about her key to success.

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6. Designers to inspire you…

designer isari studio1185760_10151804295334600_917257516_n lunaphoto Tam Ashworth @ Isari Flower Studio (Luna Photo)

designer KSW27 kim starr wise Kim Starr Wise 

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Ivie Joy @ Ivie Joy Floral Arts (Angelica Criscuolo Photography)


Rebecca Bruhjell @ Rebecca Dawn Flower Design 

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Samantha Jensen @ Bricolage Curated Florals

6. Watch Dr. Delphinium create a floral halo…

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7. Labeling ideas…

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Bows and Arrows and Nine Photography 

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Stems and Matt Montalvo Photography 

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Floral Occasions 

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Planet Flowers 

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Blue Lotus and Apryl Ann Photography 

8. Great outdoor spaces…

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Velvet & Linen

outdoor 9 troy rhone gardens at alys beach Troy Rhone Gardens

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The Creeping Fig 

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Molly Wood Garden Design

9. Some special canine helpers…

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Little Bill @ Clare Day Flowers 

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Mackie @ Planet Flowers 

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Blue @ Green and Gorgeous 

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Dexter @ Roberts Flowers of Hanover

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Frosty @ Florisity 

10. Have a great Wednesday, Y’all!

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I Love Trailers 



  1. Lori

    September 25th, 2013 at 9:43 am

    What a great collection of inspiration!! Wonderful WDW!


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