Chrysanthemum Musings

Chrysanthemum Musings

Chrysanthemum MusingsWhen I think of flowers for the Thanksgiving holiday one of the first ones that comes to mind are the Chrysanthemums, commonly referred to as mums, in all it’s various hues of autumn colors. From the tiny button mum to the huge football mum, so...
Create for the Sake of Creating

Create for the Sake of Creating

Create for the Sake of CreatingCreating for the pure sake of CreatingOften as floral designers who are normally focused on filling orders, designing weddings, tending to business– it can be very easy to forget to stop and create for oneself on occasion.I’ve dreamt of...
Colorado Flower Collective

Colorado Flower Collective

Colorado Flower CollectiveBringing you a guest post today from Mandy Hess of MJM Designs in Denver, Colorado. Mandy interviewed Stefanie Hofmeister, owner and founder of the Colorado Flower Collective in Denver, Colorado. The Collective brings together many flower...
An Ode To Juliet

An Ode To Juliet

An Ode To JulietWhen you hear the name David Austin Garden Roses which variety of his roses are the first to come your mind? For me it is Juliet. Always Juliet. I had never heard of David Austin Roses until one fateful day when I was perusing the aisles of flowers at...
Floral Industry Podcasts

Floral Industry Podcasts

Floral Industry PodcastsCategoriesCategories Check Out Alicia’s Floral Design Book Perfect peonies, gorgeous garden roses and sweetest sweet peas are a few of the flowers shown on these pages, affectionately designed into a variety of bridal & bridesmaids...
Announcing FLOWERSTOCK 2020

Announcing FLOWERSTOCK 2020

Announcing FLOWERSTOCK 2020 FLOWERSTOCK 2020 — OCTOBER 16, 2020 Flowerstock originated out of Holly Heider Chapple’s desire to connect with flower friends in a less formal setting and inspire creativity through a relaxed approach to floral design. For the past 4 years...
Flower Chat with Holly Chapple

Flower Chat with Holly Chapple

Flower Chat with Holly ChappleThis past January while in Santa Barbara, California for the annual Florabundance Inspirational Design Days I caught up with Holly Chapple for a ‘flower chat’. [photograph shown here was Holly, Joost, Ian, and I are Design Days 2013]...