19 August 2013

Florets - Floral Quote by Alethea Harampolis and Jill Rizzo of Studio Choo

"When it comes to color, the rule is don't follow the rules. Use what you like, try new things, and welcome the happy accident. We tend to favor hues that lie close to each other on the color wheel rather than opposite, so our arrangements usually end up with subtle, blended palettes rather than starkly contrasting ones. Color is a very personal choice, though, so keep an open mind when selecting your palette. Combine a few blooms in your hand to see what they look like together before adding anything to the vase."

~ Alethea Harampolis and Jill Rizzo ~

[Quote by Alethea Harampolis and Jill Rizzo founders of Studio Choo, a San Francisco-based floral design studio and authors of The Flower Recipe Book.]
[Quote from The Flower Recipe Book by Alethea Harampolis and Jill Rizzo.]
[Flowers:Anemone x hybrida 'Honorine Jobert', Hydrangea arborescens 'Annabelle', Solanum jasminoides 'Album' and Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Variegata'.]
[Vase:Vintage brown glass apothecary jar.]
[Vintage props: Garden secateurs, fork and floral pattern blanket.]
[Styling and photography by Ingrid Henningsson for Of Spring and Summer.] 


Frances said...

I very much like the quote, and the photo is very inventive with its combination of elements, both delicate and sturdy.

Your imagination is always so inspiring. I like the idea of giving the unexpected a try. Playing with colors can be so much fun!


Mimi said...

Love this quote. As a florist there are certainly so many ways to combine the colors of flowers.

Madelief said...

Such a sweet bouquet!

Madelief x

NinaH said...

Bra råd!;-) Och vacker bild!!

Nat L. said...

J'adore les anémones blanches ! mais je n'ai que des roses dans mon jardin...

Lisa Gordon said...

This is beautiful, Ingrid!

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