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design of the MONTH

            romantic garden

              These charming arrangements will appeal not only
             to sweethearts but also to any customers looking to

               share sentiments of love with family and friends.

                                                            DESIGNS BY DEBORAH DE LA FLOR, AIFD, PFCI

                                                                fragrance, color
                                                                and texture

                                                                                                                  Inspired by the muted pastels of the lacy
                                                                                                              vase design, this hand-tied bouquet bursts
                                                                                                              with color, texture and romance. Design-
                                                                                                              er Deborah De La Flor emphasizes that
                                                                                                              arrangements should offer an invitation
                                                                                                              to the eye, and the tightly massed blooms
                                                                                                              here do just that. She incorporates blooms
                                                                                                              in every stage — from the yet-to-open bud
                                                                                                              of the Lisianthus to the lush, fully bloomed
                                                                                                              garden roses. Cloudlike Queen Anne’s lace
                                                                                                              and velvety dusty miller add to the inviting
                                                                                                              aura of this touchable bouquet.

                                                                                                                  The rustic garland that accompanies the
                                                                                                              vignette can be crafted quickly from twine,
                                                                                                              burlap, ribbons and buttons, all of which
                                                                                                              are fastened together with adhesive dashes.
                                                                                                              The garland adds an antique sensibility
                                                                                                              and can be used in many ways in your
                                                                                                              merchandising or within your holiday floral
                                                                                                              designs themselves.

                                                                                                                                                     MATERIALS: ‘Pink O’Hara’ garden roses, stocks,
                                                                                                                                                     Lisianthuses, Delphiniums, Chrysanthemums,
                                                                                                                                                     Dianthuses, Queen Anne’s lace and dusty miller
                                                                                                                                                     from FTD Flower Exchange; So Very Loved vase
                                                                                                                                                     from FTD Marketplace; Ticking 2 (Hot Pink) and
                                                                                                                                                     Linen Life (Pink) ribbons from Reliant Ribbons
                                                                                                                                                     Bows & Trims; UGlu Adhesive Dashes from
                                                                                                                                                     Smithers-Oasis North America; buttons, burlap
                                                                                                                                                     and twine from suppliers of your choice.

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