26 March 2017

Florets - Floral Quote - # 145 - by Selina Lake

'Florets - Floral Quote' is a series of blog posts where I feature quotes by authors - mostly well known - but you will also find some obscure ones.

All of them have written one or several books about flowers, gardening, interior styling or interior design. Many are experts in their field but what is the most important is that they are all passionate about flowers.

I love books and in my ever growing library I look for quotes that I hope will be both helpful and useful while arranging and styling flowers.  

"Spring - We welcome the first signs of spring as the bulbs planted the previous autumn bursts into flower, giving an array of sunny yellow daffodils, hyacinths tulips and giant alliums. The white magnolia and cherry blossom trees begin to bloom and for a few weeks the blossom is heavenly - I always cut a few stems to enjoy indoors."

~ Selina Lake ~ 

[Selina Lake: British, freelance interior stylist and author of seven books.]

[Quote from: Botanical Style by Selina Lake, 2016.]

[Flowering branches: Pink cherry blossoms - from my local street flower stall in North West London.]

[Container and vase: Vintage tall cylindrical clear glass container and small pink vase with a heavily textured surface.]

[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 will be back on Monday morning with another 'Floral Media' - showing a video featuring a botanical spring brunch - that I think we can all find inspiration from.


~ xoxo ~

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P. S. If you are looking for more floral inspiration you can go over and have a look at my Pinterest boards. I have just over 200 boards all relating to flowers, floral styling and flower arranging. There are boards on individual flowers and shows how to arrange them. Other boards show different ways of using vases and containers. Simply click on the link below and it will take you straight there.

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