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Story Book Themed Baby Shower

We love doing floral decor for events, especially baby shower, like this one from last weekend. The Mother of the Mother to Be did not want the typical baby decor and so this "Story Book" Themed event was elegant and whimsical. Floral centerpieces in creams and green using hydrangea, roses, veronica, ivy, mosses and fresh mint smelled heavenly in the room.  Working with Mary from Mary Bradley Events is always wonderful. She is dedicated, detailed and a dream come true as far as event planners go. I could not have done this event without her!  Loved these mini centerpieces that went onto the cocktail tables.    This story book tree graced the gift table at the Westin Hotel in Princeton. This party is a perfect example of how to blend natural elements with great success! 

How Many Different Ones are There?

My friend Patti always cracks me up... "I'm going to return in another life and sell widgets!" She's my friend but also the person who finds the flowers I need for the shop and they come from all over the world.  I love my job, I love flowers but sometimes I completely understand Patti's battle cry to sell a product that is not: Made by Nature Perishable Subjective and.... Misunderstood Don't get me wrong, the flower biz is just about the best career ever but it can be a bit of an uphill battle. Take for instance a call I had 2 weeks ago.. Ring, ring, ring... Georgianne: Hi, How can I help you? Customer: I just got yellow roses delivered and I think there is something wrong with them. I think they are old. Georgianne:  Oh my, what's wrong with them, are they wilted? Are they drooping? Customer: No, but they are brown along the edge and they look bumpy and they don't look like the yellow roses I've gotten before. The petals look we

Cool Colored Carnations

I love carnations. Ok, I just said that out loud and I'm not embarrassed or ashamed. What does the world have against carnations anyway. Look at these cool green ones that are now available. At one time if you wanted green carnations for St. Patrick's day you had to dye them but that's not longer the case. These awesome carnations are called "Prado" and are naturally a soft, minty green. What a wonderful shade used alone or with other colors. This cute "Beer Mug" created by Designer Holly is the perfect floral gift for St. Patrick's Day, don't you think? Here we are using the same Carnations to make pretty corsages for a corporate event. A touch of wax flowers and soft ribbon make for a very sweet corsage. Here is another shade of carnation that has almost an antique feel to them. A soft pink, with green margins, these corsages are for the winners of the Tribute to Women in Industry event being held at the Hyatt - Princeton today. How cute is