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Recently on Instagram:

Pretty pale shades continue to be a client favorite

We helped a family celebrate their 100 day old baby with tons of flowers

Loving the color of these Blue Lagoon Dahlias

A recent bridal bouquet that thrilled our bride!

We created 7 incredible entry pieces for the Urban home office at the Navy Yard, we had a blast working on these!

You can find us on Instagram @sullivan_owen

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After a flower emergency, I had to make a second 4AM trip to NYC-one should not buy flowers while sleep deprived!

Pretty pale shades

A custom balloon for a little birthday boy

Sunset shades for a bridal bouquet

Channelling van Gogh for a rare sunflowers design

My Mondays are now spent at my new house getting renovations organized.

You can find us on Instagram @sullivan_owen

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Friday Instagram 8

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We don't often make samples but this one was majorly fun!

Lots of Protea in recent designs!

We had oodles of gorgeous local blooms in the studio this week.

You can find us on Instagram @sullivan_owen

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Birthday flowers for one of our past brides, happy 30th!

We worked on a majorly gorgeous wedding, can't get enough of these colors!

You can find us on Instagram @sullivan_owen

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Though we try not to have too many leftovers, I've been experimenting with what we have to try new shapes and designs

We had to trick out one of our chuppahs for a very tall rabbi, no one likes a low rider chuppah cover

Sammi got to work on her dream project, fancy balloons for a VIB-very important baby!

A sweet bridal bouquet with lovely local hydrangea and clematis

We got our first local Dinner Plate Dahlias this week and pitted them against the standard, they both are gorgeous!

You can find us on Instagram @sullivan_owen

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We designed florals for the PAWS annual chef's dinner for El Vez this year, so much fun and the event raised close to $300,000 for a great cause

My brother & sister in law welcomed their son Cooper on 6/26, my first nephew is adorable!

A couple of designs in pre fall colors

A sweet sorbet bridal bouquet for a recent wedding...

and the shakes from Shake Shack we rewarded ourselves with for a job well done!

You can find us on Instagram @sullivan_owen

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We had 4 (!) weddings on Saturday, this bouquet was for our Audubon Center wedding

This is my Dad in 1965, hope all the dads out there had a very happy Father's Day!

My favorite Protea 'Green Niobe' is back in season! It's the focal flower in this design

This is a GIANT  design for a huge fountain for this weekend's woodsy wedding

We had a private class at a client's fabulous Malvern home, this is her 1880's restored historic house used for guests. Lucky guests & us!

This was my demonstration design for a class full of fun women, they are financial whizzes and some were very analytical about their designs!

You can find us on Instagram @sullivan_owen

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Friday Photos on a Saturday? Ok, I could say it was a technical glitch but really it was my glitch...I scheduled the post incorrectly in Wordpress!

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Lots of textural designs this week

Crazy Pincushion Protea that looks like an owl, beware brides-this is a rare 2 headed mutant and your poor florist will not be able to find this for you for your wedding : )

Pretty pinks and more texture

Our cooler was bursting with designs this week as we had 4 weddings!

Lastly, one of the bridal bouquets for a Saturday bride.

You can find us on Instagram @sullivan_owen

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Friday-Photos-Sullivan-Owen

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Awesome escort design from a wedding at the Hort Center, I've been dying to use this monster driftwood piece

Tablescape from a Bartram's Garden wedding

& the dramatic cascade bouquet for our garden bride

I got a sneak peek at one of our two features in the new Philadelphia Wedding out next week

while I was away in Las Vegas attending Engage! at the fabulous Mandarin Oriental

Watching the sunset while flying home from an inspiring week.

You can find us on Instagram @sullivan_owen

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This post is normally "Recently on Instagram" but apparently besides the bazzillion photos of the Kinfolk dinner I just posted, I missed a lot of photo ops last week because we were busy!

So, for our singular photo this week we have a lovely design featuring awesome fresh Mint and purple

Next week I'm travelling to Vegas for Engage and I'm really excited. There should be lots of photos to share!

You can find us on Instagram @sullivan_owen (I promise, there's usually tons of floral eye candy)

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It's been an insanely good couple of weeks for flowers

I've never seen this Pink Orchid before, it looked like a Pink & Yellow Oncidium maybe?

New this week: gorgeous Intersectional Tree Peony from upstate New York

and the design I made with them

We also hosted two Peony classes and these were my demonstration designs, click classes below to see what's next!

You can find us on Instagram @sullivan_owen

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Woohoo, it's peony season and these Coral Charms were lookin' good

A dramatic dark red & purple design to say Happy Birthday, these are her favorites and we aim to please!

I made two GIANT designs for A Date with A Plate, in the workroom and at Peche

I also designed for a mother's day brunch party at Jonathan Adler, lucky me to get to design in such fabulous vases!

You can find us on Instagram @sullivan_owen

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A super sweet mini bridal bouquet for a blessing ceremony

Soft peach and pink shades

When you turn 100 you really ought to have an awesome party, these are all the birthday girl's  favorite flowers

A giant welcome to the world first granddaughter design from her proud new Grandpa

Our Saturday wedding ceremony at The Arts Ballroom...

followed by the reception, the colors of this wedding were so awesome with the fabulous linens the couple selected

You can find us on Instagram @sullivan_owen

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My "thank you" flowers to Braydon & Nadine Coburn! Plus, I took Adriene to the practice when we delivered them and she was SOOO excited!

I like experimenting with very "modern" flowers like this Phalaenopsis Orchid

I foraged this lovely copper-y foliage from our yard...

and then made this pale pink & copper design which was very popular

The cut clematis we've been getting lately is so very beautiful, a new favorite around here

A peek at the hundreds of roses we'll be using in our Arts Ballroom wedding tomorrow

You can find us on Instagram @sullivan_owen

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Totally enjoying coral & peach shades this week

Loving our new cork & glass vases

Fancy safety shades while making a new chuppah

A lovely embroidered fabric for the new chuppah cover

Picking up Flyers playoff tickets at PAWS, we won them in their raffle. You can enter for Round 2 here and support a great cause!

Watching the Flyers win their series in spectacular fashion in awesome seats donated by Braydon & Nadine Coburn to PAWS! Go Flyers!!

You can find us on Instagram @sullivan_owen

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Recently on Instagram:

A slightly wild design of white & green

Sweet pastel shades

Our table at Dig into Spring at terrain this past Saturday

The four most asked about flowers at terrain

T.O. and I enjoyed an early bird dinner at terrain's cafe after the event

To celebrate the super warm weather on Monday, we all paused for a Rita's break

You can find us on Instagram @sullivan_owen

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Spring-y pink and green

A 1st anniversary design to remind the bride of her bridal bouquet which you can see here

Another stunning new Japanese Ranunculus, 5 inches in diameter!

A pretty leftover Phalaenopsis stem in cobalt blue glass

T.O. and I ventured south to see my grandparents, this is my Grandmother Joan in the early 40's

We always go antiquing when we go south, I loved this ship but it was too much $$$

You can find us on Instagram @sullivan_owen

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Gorgeous shades of purple

Pretty pink tropicals from my demo at Macy's Flower Show

Sometimes you just need to chill in the park for 15 minutes

Our newly expanded Project Wall in the studio

Stunning Japanese Ranunculus

The bridal bouquet I made for Borrowed with the Japanese Ranunculus

You can find us on Instagram @sullivan_owen