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Archive for January, 2014

Yelp! It’s a good thing!

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

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Chinese Fireworks!

Monday, January 27th, 2014

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Elegant Designs Floral Art Studio, our new member in Sarasota, FL created these gorgeous table arrangements of gold painted palmetto palm fronds accenting a showy mix of  orchid stems, including James Story, Vanda and Mokara, in shades of Burgundy, Red and Yellow, elevated and displayed on black bamboo tripods.

These gorgeous centerpieces were designed for  the Sarasota Opera Gala 2013 performance of Turandot.


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Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

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Florals above by Eddie Zaratsian, CA.

Florals at left by Cebolla Fine Flowers, TX

Designlab Events of Dubai

Monday, January 20th, 2014

This amazing event is entitled “Lucid Dream”.  Spectacular!

The creative team of Designlab Events in Dubai specializes in transforming wedding and event dreams into spectacular reality for refined clientele.

Odorantes ~ Scentual Parisian Chic

Friday, January 17th, 2014

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Odorantes: Where the flowers are arranged by scent. It is said to be a favorite of such young trendsetters as Sofia Coppola.

A black awning hints at the color scheme that waits for you.  Inside the Odorantes shop, chalkboard gray walls are a perfect foil for the riot of color that fills vases, covers tabletops, and overwhelms you in the best possible way.

Ixia SF – 30 Years of Innovative Design

Monday, January 13th, 2014

ixiared.2Gary Weiss, of Ixia in San Francisco can recall when Peruvian Lilies (alstromeria) and Mini Carnations were hot commodities in the floral industry. Times and tastes have changed through the years. And, Ixia has been an innovator throughout every phase, for over 30 years!  Happy Anniversary Ixia!


Long known and sought after for their textural designs of unique and interesting elements, Ixia frequently creates arrangements entirely devoid of florals.   As Gary says, “I think we have more sticks and wood in the shop than the entire flower market.  You can never have too many sticks and stones!”

What is Lobiloo?

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

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Lobiloo is a software program that creates beautiful, fast and accurate image-based price estimates for clients.  Offering a library of over 2,500 floral images provided by Florabundance with unique finder tools (by season, color, etc.), as well as the capability for florists to upload their own gallery of images of flowers and rental items.  Plus, it calculates the number of stems needed of each flower and creates an order form for your wholesaler.  Sweet!!!

Korto Momolu’s Radiant Orchid

Friday, January 3rd, 2014

Project Runway contestant Korto Momolu won a recent fashion challenge with a sleek white pantsuit, utilizing the vibrant pink hue “Radiant Orchid” in stylish panels on the jacket front.


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Contestants Seth Aaron Henderson and Elena Slivnyak, as well as, Viktor Luna and Christopher Palu, also designed outfits featuring Pantone’s trending “Color of the Year”.

2014 Pantone Color Inspirations

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

Each year the Pantone color experts research and follow trends in pop culture, media, and new technology formulating what will be the popular  color palette of the coming year.  Our bbrooks member Floral Art, in Venice, CA shares some of their favorites on a recent blogspot!