Artichokes // Peonies // Kumquats

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  • Artichokes
  • Kumquats
  • Peonies
  • Spray Roses
  • Anemones
  • Poppy Pods
  • Unidentified #2

I recently produced this vibrant arrangement for a pitch we had with a major Cable Network. The event would be for one of my favorite foodcentric shows. The thought of presenting and winning the business beyond excited me!  I needed this arrangement to be unforgettable! Needless to say, I wanted to capture the essence of the show and the network with a unique floral arrangement that featured non-floral elements, interesting fruits and/or vegetables of some sort  along with some beautiful bold, modern and vibrant colors. I was first drawn to the delectable artichoke which served as the inspiration for the colors. Next I saw a bunch of kumquats which I knew just had to be included. Mix in the magenta and purple peonies and anemones and I was almost done. I then added these incredibly unique stems that featured these hard shells that looked like bells and poppy pods. While you cannot see it in this picture I put the flowers in a sage green colander and accented it with a wooden spoon.

What do you think the reaction will be at the Critics’ Table???? I guess you’ll just have to wait and see!

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide – Flowers

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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and while a dozen red roses are nice, quite frankly it’s overdone, overpriced and well….not creative. Nothing says BE MINE  better than an arrangement created with your special someone specifically in mind. We at pop! don’t do boring. Step your game up and do something extraordinary.  We promise you’ll be thanked in very special and memorable ways…. Puuurrrr!

Final Tip: Since V-Day is on Thursday send the flowers on Monday so your sweetheart can have a week-long of swooning and cooing from her co-workers. Yum!

  1. RUSTIC ROMANTIC
    www.krislyndesign.com
    Floral couture for the rustic inclined. How romantic is this vase made from wood, etched with your initials, to personalize your love?
  2. SOFT & SWEET
    www.tictock.com
    The Fashionista in your life will go crazy over Soft and Sweet which is bursting with beautiful gifts for your sweetie!
  3. LOVE ALIGNED
    www.ovandonyfloraldesign.com
    Tulips are needed for kissing! This lovable arrangement features rich pink tulips and playful heart shaped grass loops.
  4. SCARLET OMBRE
    www.designsbyahn.com
    Chock full of the most amazing blooms Peonies, Orchids, Ranunculus and more! Your sweetheart will fall in love upon first sight.
  5. SEDUCTIVE
    www.bloomflowers.com
    Surprise and indulge your special someone with Bloom’s hot red lucite gift box filled with an elegant mixed bouquet of flowers in pink and red, Bloom’s exclusive scented candle, Veuve Clicquot champagne, and Pierre Marcolini hearts with dark chocolate raspberry ganache in a white chocolate shell.
  6. SEXY & SLENDER
    www.gabrielawakeham.com
    Sexy, slender and seductive. Three different shades of calla lilies arranged in a twist inside a clear rectangle.