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It's All in the Details

I know what people think... "It must be fun to play with flowers all day long". hahaha, those of us in the Flower Biz always laugh at that because yes, we do enjoy our jobs and let's face it, who wouldn't want to be surrounded with gorgeous flowers day in and day out. The part that most folks find surprising is how truly hard it is to perform at 100% day in and day out. Being creative yes, but also detailed. There are so many important details that one miss and you just might ruin someones birthday, wedding or make them even more sad at a loved ones funeral.
 This photo below shows how we plan ahead and advise our clients to do the same. This floral arrangement was designed to fit no matter what the wedding day weather was. In this case, it rained and these flowers fit this nook above a huge fireplace to help decorate the ceremony site. If the sun was out, this piece was made in two pieces and would have been placed on each side of the bride and groom on a ledge to decorate for the ceremony. The lesson here is be prepared for the worst case scenario and in this case, the rain was no bother at all, allowing us to still create a gorgeous wedding ceremony display for this bride and groom.
 Here's another example of being detail oriented. These balloons below were ordered in the colors of the rainbow. Bright and colorful, had they been arranged "out of order" the rainbow effect would not really have come through in the design concept. :o)
 Take this pretty brides maids bouquet below. How sweet, rustic and natural right. Notice the twine on the stems? Imagine this in a satin ribbon. Wouldn't quite have the same look and feel so that simple addition to this bouquet, takes it from being common to being extraordinary. It's all in the details and we pride ourselves on thinking them through and giving them attention they deserve!! 
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