25 September 2016

Florets - Floral Quote - # 122 - by Tricia Guild

"Flowers in themselves are neither old-fashioned nor new. Like clothes, it is the way in which they are used that lets them be seen in new ways. Displayed singly, in a simple glass vase, even traditional, cottage-garden flowers such as pansies, nasturtiums and love-in-the-mist can be seen in all their startling, sculptural beauty. Gerberas or cultivated orchids have the graphic impact of an abstract painting. Be brave. Use clashing colours. Play with patterns and textures. The boldest blooms will stand out against the brightest colours."
~ Tricia Guild and Elspeth Thompson ~ 

[Tricia Guild OBE: British interior designer, founder and Creative Director of Designers Guild; and author of fifteen books.]
[Elspeth Thompson (1961-2010) British author of fifteen books on gardening, interiors and crafts; and journalist for The Sunday Telegraph, the Guardian and the observer - writing on gardening and interiors.]
[Quote from: Flowers by Tricia Guild.]
[Flowers: Colourful clashing Zinnias.]
[Ribbons from Jane Means' Ribbon Collection.]
[Styling and photography © Ingrid Henningsson/Of Spring and Summer.]

Enjoy your flower arranging and have a fabulous and floral Sunday!

Thank you for visiting 'Of Spring and Summer' - I'll be back on Monday with another Floral Media - a short video all about a new book. 

~ xoxo ~

[Styling and Photography © Ingrid Henningsson/Of Spring and Summer.]

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HWIT BLOGG said...

Underbara färger!
Ha en skön söndag vännen...
Kram Titti

Frances said...

Dear Ingrid, I like this quote very much, and it was nice to see Ms Thompson's name also attached to the wise words.

The colors in the photograph are very much the combination I associate with Tricia Guild. Happy Sunday for sure! xo

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