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paptircinoitcicdesign of the month  Simple florals stand out with
                                    fun ribbon accents.

                                    DESIGN BY LORI MCNORTON

   Gingham checks and sweet red-and-blue florals and ribbons offer a casual alterna-       MATERIALS: ‘Nadya’ Alstroemerias, Delphiniums,
tive to the stars and stripes in this picnic-ready tableau perfect for Memorial Day, Flag  ‘Matsumoto’ China asters, spray stocks, and
Day or the Fourth of July.                                                                 ‘Mirabella’ and ‘Snowball’ Gypsophila from Ball
                                                                                           SB; ‘Lady Ingreen’ Dianthuses from Selecta Cut
    This spread is easily displayed within the floral department – make sure to            Flowers; heath asters (Aster ericoides ‘Monte
cross-merchandise with plenty of picnic foods and wares – or near the home goods or        Cassino’) from supplier of your choice; ribbons
meat departments to showcase your store’s grill-ready stock.                               from Reliant Ribbons Bows & Trims; Oasis
                                                                                           Instant Floral Foam Maxlife and ECOssentials
    The tiered floral designs are quick to create and can be sold individually or as a     Cubes from Smithers-Oasis North America.
full ensemble for those hosting a summer soirée. Have fun with coordinating ribbons
to capture the mood. sf

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