This past Saturday some friends and I had a great day downtown: First stop was the flower mart, then, of course, a coffee at Handsome Guys, a quick peek at Kelly Wearstler's warehouse sale, the most delicious lunch at Bar Ama, and finally some time to arrange all the beautiful flora we purchased. budsI love utilizing the 'scraps' and making these mini arrangements for bud vases and spontaneous gifts.


This one was for my mom, so I wanted to capture a mix of sweetness, serenity, beauty and strength. flowers

These were a few I made for the office.


Our workstation included sparkling rose to fuel the creativity.

thistlesAnd this arrangement was made for my home because of my current obsession with thistles. Especially these purple-blue ones!