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design of the month

                                               Vivid Phalaenopsis orchids inspire this
                                                   stylish take on the holiday season.


   Copper and bronze metallics combine to mirror the golden petals of the pair of fuch-     MATERIALS: miniature Hydrangeas and salal foliage
sia-throated potted Phalaenopsis orchids in this singular plant design. A few fuchsia and   from FTD Flower Exchange; Phalaenopsis
gold holiday ornaments picked into the pots also unite the glitzy palette. The decorative   orchid plants, pine cones and evergreens from
trefoil-shaped container features three wells to hold the potted orchids as well as a bat-  favorite suppliers; glass ball ornaments from The
tery-operated candle, cut flowers and greenery.                                              Whitehurst Company; Simplux Flameless Can-
                                                                                            dle from Melrose International; Oasis Etched
   Designer Lori McNorton taped off the base of the container and sprayed it with bronze    Wire (Copper Matte) and Oasis Floral Foam Max-
paint to create a glamorous custom vessel. The same spray gilds the pine cones, which       life from Smithers-Oasis North America; Bronze
are then encased in copper wire that spirals upward among the blooms and leads the eyes     Premium Metals spray from Design Master
between the floral elements. sf                                                              Color Tool; and 9¾-inch Panna Pot (Black) from
                                                                                            Scheurich, distributed by Syndicate Sales.
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