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Rustic-meets-refined at Blackbery Farm

Monday, September 30th, 2013

These simple, elegant arrangements of Dahlias, Roses and  Montbretia, in late summer/fall tones, add just the right touches of color to Sam Beall’s  rustic-meets-refined dinner party at Blackberry Farm in the idyllic Smoky Mountain foothils.  As seen in Southern Living magazine, October 2013 issue.







Floral Crowns from Celadon & Celery

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

CeladonCelery-RmineBespoke-CeciStyle-Cover“I was so inspired by the gorgeous, ornate details found throughout Alice & Jason’s nuptials I decided to play off the theme and get really artsy for our cover shoot with Brian Marcus of Fred Marcus Photography. So I enlisted the help of Bess Wyrick of Celadon & Celery, who along with Arminé Ohanessian of R-Mine Bespoke created the stunning floral crown I’m wearing in the image below.  (Would you believe we originally connected via Instagram? Amazing what connections can be made on social media.) Head to Expert Style Tips to see how such a unique piece went from concept to reality.”  ~ Ceci

As seen in CeciStyle September 2013.

Flowers Claire Marie – Maximizing Nature’s Beauty

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

fcm.dog Claire Marie Johnston, of SF-based Flowers Claire Marie, is praised by her clients in this lovely write-up from August 30th, SFGate online.


“You know when you see a Claire Marie,” said San Francisco Symphony President Sakurako Fisher, who’s had Johnston create floral displays on her front gate for years.

“I’m famous for that gate now,” Fisher said. “I’m on people’s Tumblrs.”