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Working Designer Wednesday

Jul 3, 2013

Favorites this week…

1. Odorantes…a dreamy shop in Paris…read more about it here

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image via Liza Bliss via Flickr and Remodelista

2. Flower Wrapping Station by The Bouquets of Ascha Jolie

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Wildberry Studio + Design

3. Heliotrope for Hospice in San Diego, California…a non-profit providing fresh weekly bedside flower arrangements for people in hospice care through donations of fresh flowers and vases from local retail, wholesale and event floral businesses.

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…a generous donation from Adrienne Smith Floral Design

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…made into beautiful arrangements by volunteers…

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…and ready for delivery to hospice patients…

Be sure to check out the Heliotrope for Hospice Facebook page.

4. Even though it’s been nearly a year since the first time I saw this video, I still enjoy going back and watching it from time to time. The whole set is still unbelievable to me…


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5. Royal Botanicals…a new line of bath and beauty products from Ariel Dearie Flowers


…Botanical Bath Soak…available in three scents (Original, Vetiver, and Rose Geranium)…

6. Beautiful presentations…

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 Stems and Matt Montalvo Photography (love the monogrammed hand towels)

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Clare Day Flowers and Ophelia Photography

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Sachi Rose and Julie Napear Photography

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Au Courant 

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Take a Whiff

7. The first annual (inter)National Lonely Bouquet Day was a smashing success…thank you!

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Au Courant

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Tallulah Rose Flower School

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Madame Love

I have a feeling many of you will be adding next year’s (inter)National Lonely Bouquet Day to the calendar!

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Thanks for your beautiful vision, Emily.

Happy Wednesday!



  1. Emily says:

    Thanks so much, Amy!! What a beautiful floral tour around the world courtesy of the many talented and thoughtful florists who participated. How fabulous!! I can’t wait for next year!
    xx Emily

  2. Thank you so much for adding my lonely bouquet to your blogpost!


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