Wednesday, September 14, 2011

flowers a-z: b is for brassica

October 18, 2010 by · 10 Comments 

Hello, lovely readers! This post for the letter “B” was such an easy call — the indomitable brassica. I am a huge fan of this gorgeous cabbage. Brassica gives you lots of bang for your buck, is strong and stabilizing in arrangements, looks sophisticated and unusual and kicks up the drama factor. Brassica is a broad [...]

from flowers to fashion with poppies and posies

October 11, 2010 by · 14 Comments 

The Studio Choo girls are taking a break this week, so I’m thrilled to welcome Sierra and Juliet from Poppies and Posies for a guest post. Take it away, ladies! Recently, we started a little something on our blog called “From Flowers to Fashion” and we’ve been having a blast with it. We put together [...]

diy project: peaches’ coffee filter flowers

August 19, 2010 by · 10 Comments 

turning humble materials into something beautiful is an admirable skill. whenever you think you’ve seen the prettiest thing, something else comes along and blows your mind! these gorgeous blossoms are similar to the ones sold in kits that are made with tissue paper, but even tissue paper can be kind of pricey, and it doesn’t [...]

Luxist Gets an Education in Flowers at Camelback Flowershop

August 2, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

While enduring basking in the solarific heat of a Phoenix summer we stumbled upon the Camelback Flowershop. Tucked in between a cafe and a Cuban restaurant there was little on the outside to give away the splendor within, but once inside we knew we had found another portal through the looking glass. After the first [...]

Smells Like A Unique Idea. Blue & Blooms Prints On Fresh Flowers.

July 9, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

This certainly smells interesting. Blue & Blooms of the UK has patented a way to transfer original artwork with metallic or opaque inks on fresh flowers. The result is a unique way to communicate your corporate brand at various events or to commemorate such special occasions as weddings. Whether you want a personal message, monogram [...]

A Bowl Of Lumen Flowers

June 23, 2010 by · 4 Comments 

In Chinese Jing Hua means flowers in the mirror, but here it’s an interactive installation with visual treats. A bowl that captures creative images of flowers, as projected from an overhead birdhouse. By moving and tilting the bowl, the image of an archetypical flower changes: its color, form, size and structure may be manipulated directly. [...]

friday food how-to: sugared flowers

May 31, 2010 by · 10 Comments 

we are super excited to welcome jaime giorgi from the monkey flower group and jen smith of the nomadic oven back to d*s. i’m always excited by the abundance of flowers in the summer and i’d take a side a sugar with pretty much anything, so this project is right up my alley. i’m already [...]