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  • 2018 American Flowers Week Announced -

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    What is Amer­i­can Flow­ers Week? Launched in 2015, AFW is a week-long cel­e­bra­tion of domes­tic flow­ers to raise con­sumer aware­ness and unite America’s flower farm­ers with the U.S. flo­ral indus­try. The dates coin­cide with Inde­pen­dence Day (June 28-July 4, 2018). What is the pur­pose? The goal of Amer­i­can Flow­ers Week is to engage the pub­lic, pol­i­cy­mak­ers and the […]

  • Flower Duet Nominated for Best Wedding Florist in Los Angeles

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    Casey and I were nom­i­nat­ed for the 2nd year in a row for BEST WEDDING FLORIST in Los Ange­les by read­ers of Cal­i­for­nia Wed­ding Day Mag­a­zine! If you are in the indus­try you can vote for us! Win­ners will be announced in May. Thanks for your sup­port!

  • Flower Duet to Speak at the 2nd Annual Slow Flowers Summit

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    What is the Slow Flow­ers Sum­mit? Called a “TED Talk for Flower Lovers,” the SUMMIT is a one-day lec­ture series for cre­ative pro­fes­sion­als, thought lead­ers and pio­neer­ing voic­es in the pro­gres­sive Amer­i­­can-grown flo­ral com­mu­ni­ty. Designed to stim­u­late curios­i­ty, exam­ine con­ven­tion­al assump­tions and explore con­scious and eth­i­cal prac­tices in the flo­ral indus­try, the Sum­mit agen­da asks speak­ers and audi­ence mem­bers […]

  • Crazy about Kokedama Balls!

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    We have long admired the ancient botan­i­cal prac­tices of Bon­sai & Ike­bana. After all, our par­ents were mar­ried in Japan, our broth­er was born in Japan and so we feel an affec­tion and con­nec­tion to this cul­ture. We won­dered to our­selves, “Could we make an Arty-Mossy Japan­ese Ball whose ori­gins dat­ed back to the ear­ly 1600s?” Our […]

  • Pantone’s Color of the Year is Ultra Violet!

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    First, let’s talk about Pantone’s Col­or of the Year 2018 — Ultra Vio­let! It’s fabulous…luxurious…and pairs so well with oth­er bright col­ors like green, yel­low and orange as well as mut­ed tones like mauve and gray. What is not to love? From the Pan­tone press release: “Com­plex and con­tem­pla­tive, Ultra Vio­let sug­gests the mys­ter­ies of the […]

  • Flower Duet Announces New Online Flower Classes!

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    Gain from Our Unmatched Expe­ri­ence We are Kit and Casey, the sis­ter design team and founders of Flower Duet in Los Ange­les. Wel­come! Because Flower Duet is a flo­ral design stu­dio spe­cial­iz­ing in cus­tom wed­ding and event flow­ers in Los Ange­les AND we’ve taught flower arrang­ing to thou­sands of stu­dents over the past 18 years, we HAVE the flo­ral […]

  • 2017 Holiday Gift Guide for Flower Lovers

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    Each year, Casey and I gath­er our ideas for gifts we think you’d like to receive. Here are our choic­es for 2017 and this year, we’ve divid­ed them by a vari­ety of flo­ral themes: Flower Lover, Spa Lover, Vase Lover, Kids Flower Gifts, Host­ess Gifts, and Gar­den Lover. Links to each sec­tion fea­tured below the […]

  • Unique Fall Wreath Ideas

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    This month’s inspi­ra­tion comes from a friend of Kit’s who want­ed to learn how to make a wreath using for­aged foliage, seed­pods and grass­es. In a pri­vate les­son at our stu­dio, Kit showed her friend Hei­di which mate­ri­als will dry well and what oth­er flow­ers to use that are already in a dried state to […]

  • Hello to Fall Florals!

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    The fall offers a won­der­ful array of flo­ral design oppor­tu­ni­ties from suc­cu­lent pump­kins to rich jew­­el-toned flower arrange­ments. If you are local to Los Ange­les, please join us for some fun fall flo­ral instruc­tion and enjoy this month’s flo­ral news from Flower Duet! Read our Octo­ber newslet­ter to view a selec­tion of flo­ral pump­kin selec­tions […]

  • The Hitman’s Bodyguard comes to Flower Duet’s Studio

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    In ear­ly August, days before the lat­est action thriller star­ring Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jack­son called The Hitman’s Body­guard pre­miered in the­aters, Casey host­ed a group of 45 media folks and three “Body­guards” for an after­noon of flower arrang­ing. You might be think­ing, “What does flower arrang­ing have to do with a Hol­ly­wood action movie?” This […]