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design of the month                    A few short-stemmed items from the design room com-
                                    bine into attractive fall gifts for a hostess or as individual
titnoykens                          party favors. Small sections of floral foam are wrapped in
     Small arrangements are packed  plastic wrap to seal in the flower-food solution, and the
     with fall personality.         foam is hidden behind wood-grained ribbon tied with a
        DESIGN BY LORI MCNORTON     variety of trims. Designer Lori McNorton plays with dif-
                                    ferent moods here: a romantic cluster of ‘Quicksand’ roses;
                                    a quintessentially fall collection of mums, leaves and pine
                                    cones; and a fashion-forward grouping of blooms, herbs
                                    and Hypericum berries, tied off with two stalks of wheat.
                                    Experiment with your own combinations for fast and easy
                                    fall gift options. sf

      MATERIALS: Rio ‘Quicksand’ roses from Rio Roses / Equiflor Corporation;
      miniature Hydrangeas from Fresca Farms; white strawflowers (Heli-
      chrysum) and silver-dollar Eucalyptus from Mellano & Company; peach
      Hypericum and daisy spray chrysanthemums from The Sun Valley Group;
      mountain ash berry, rosemary, thyme, basil, sage, pine cone and leaves
      from favorite suppliers; wheat from Knud Nielsen Company; Cortex
      Woody Collection ribbon from Nova Packaging Solutions; Sisal Wire
      Rope (Orange) and Faux Linen Braided Cord (Black) from Harvest
      Import; Oasis Rustic Wire (Green) and Oasis Floral Foam Maxlife from
      Smithers-Oasis North America.

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