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Working Designer Wednesday

Apr 2, 2014

It’s been too long since we’ve done this!! The last month has been crazy, but I’ve been saving a few things along the way to share with you…

1. Behind the scenes…

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Fleuriste Flowers by Rebecca Uhlmann and Jen Huang Photography

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Preston Bailey team member

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Love ‘n Fresh Flowers

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Laura Kuy Flowers

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 BouQuet Fleuriste

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Carmel of Mt. Lebanon Floral

2. Super sophisticated business cards from The Nouveau Romantics…read about them here.


3. Check out these designers…

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Alex Jusino of Exquisite Designs and The Flower School of Chicago

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Janna at Callista Designs

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Mike Hines Signature

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Shannon at Thistle and Honey

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Adam & Alicia at Bows and Arrows

4. Florrie & Eve, the new collaboration between Nadia Di Tullio  and Penelope Mitchell…offers perpetual headpieces, halos and corsages.

Florrie & Eve co-Founder Nadia Di Tullio says…

“Many of my brides wear a fresh floral hair piece created just a few hours before the wedding ceremony, and while these provide the ultimate finishing touch to the brides attire there is no way of knowing what the piece will be like until it arrives that morning. The designs created at Florrie & Eve mean each bride can try her accessories ahead of the big day, ensuring that the hair and gown can be styled to her exact wishes. Our perpetual pieces benefit from the flexibility of floristry techniques that allow the pieces to be manipulated to fit and their look ensured on the big day and beyond.”

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5. A few famous moments…

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Oprah & Gayle tweeting the day of Tina Turner’s wedding…flowers by Jeff Leatham

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Shenae Grimes…whoa!


Elizabeth Taylor’s flower crown of white hyacinth and lily of the valley (with Richard Burton)

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Pink and Andy Cohen with Florisity flowers at the Billboard Women in Music event

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The ultra romantic wedding of Justin Timberlake & Jessica Biel

6. A favorite quote this week:

“If you can hear it, then by definition it’s been done before. My best albums have been my writing what I wanted to hear. I feel that again.” – John Mayer

I bet your best designs come when you design what you want to see rather than what you’ve already seen!

7. Signage…

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Mondo Floral Designs

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Janie Medley Flora Design pop-up shop at Pottery Barn

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Epoch Floral

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Floret Flower Farm

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 Chanele Rose

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Jo Flowers

8. Beautiful rose varieties…

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‘Sombreuil’ (The Fisherman’s Cottage)

varieties Silverstone


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‘Keira’ David Austin rose (Tulip)

Hope you have a wonderful Wednesday!




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