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  • White House Chief Floral Designer Named

    It was reported by the Washington Post last week that the White House has named a new Chief Floral Designer after many months of searching to replace former designer, Laura Dowling. Hedieh Ghaffarian, an Iranian-born immigrant who was raised in California and built a successful floral design business, will become the next chief White House […]

  • Wedding Floral Pergolas – Flower Duet Featured on

    We were very pleased to find out many recent wedding pergolas we designed were featured today on! Wedding Flower-Draped Pergolas Check out the article to by HGTV writer Lynn Coulter on the site! Here is one of the flower draped pergolas of ours that was featured on the site today!  

  • Flower Duet Featured on

    We are very pleased to be featured today in an article on focusing on the Pantone Color of the Year, Marsala. This lovely wedding bouquet was created with the deep earthy rich reds and pinks that the color evokes. We used silver dollar eucalyptus, scabiosa pods, poppy pods, astrantia, leucadendron and astible to highlight […]

  • Wedding Flowers Arch at Bel Air Bay Club

    In May, we created this gorgeous aisle for a lucky bride and groom. The flowers were hydrangeas, all types of garden roses, standard roses, spray roses, dusty miller, lisianthus, ruscus, salal and more.

  • Beautiful Bride at La Quinta Resort

      Here are some wonderful photos of a beautiful bride and her groom from a recent wedding where we provided all the florals with Boutique Event Planning by Melissa Rizk out at the lovely La Quinta Resort & Club and PGA WEST. Great job by Focused in Photography.

  • Flower Duet at Pasadena Playhouse

    We are very excited to be part of the Pygmalion production by Pasadena Playhouse next month. We’ll be giving a flower demo and lecture for the April 4th performance at the Playhouse. After you come, you’ll be singing, “I could design flowers all night….I could design flowers all night and still have made some more!!!!”

  • Huntington Library Floral Design Class: Celebrate Pinkie & The Blue Boy

    It’s our eighth year teaching flower design classes at The Huntington Library! There is still time to sign up for our class this Saturday at The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens. We’ll be featuring flowers to complement the famous Pinkie and Blue Boy paintings at the museum! You choose your color design, we’ll […]

  • Wedding Sofreh Flowers

    Last weekend, we created flowers for the wedding sofreh at Los Verdes Golf Course in Rancho Palos Verdes. We create two floral sprays that served as tie-back decor in the front of the sofreh. We created two tall floral designs that went inside the sofreh as well as a decorative petal aisle. This Persian wedding […]

  • March Newsletter Live

    Flower Show Season & More! It’s Flower Show season so we created an interactive map of world flower shows and dates for 2015 in this month’s news! We are also gearing up for lots of spring weddings this month and thought we’d write about what it takes to be a florist. Enjoy our own info […]