Colonial House of Flowers (@colonialhouseofflowers) — Whimsical, garden-style brand. Est 1968. Joyful, Seasonal, Bespoke Workshops, Demos + Events. Worldwide. Christy was the Mayesh Design Star (2017).
The Flower Podcast latest episode includes REAL little known facts like - how China is just like home, you guys. 😍 Seriously, now. Spanish Moss, Poke Weed, humidity and all. At about the 24:00 mark — @cutflowerscott included the story of when I met my FAVORITE: @americangrownflowers farmers! and the @usda in #Beijing,#Shanghai and #Kunming on a trade mission. 🍃🇺🇸 🇨🇳 🌻 I loved seeing the home team score in that pretty place! 🔍 Listen to it by searching for Christy Hulsey or Colonial House of Flowers plus the @theflowerpodcast on @stitcherpodcasts@spotify@apple@itunes!
Literally turn your Easter eggs into works of art! 🥚✨ Inspired by nature and the fresh cut tulips and the style of @designstudiosouth, we used @rustoleum stone textured paint to spray these up-cycled plastic eggs into these pretties! 😍 Grab the full tutorial on the @potterybarn blog at the link in bio! 👆🏼📷: @rachlovestroy#projectoftheday#celebratetheseason#spraynewlife
keeping on, keeping on doing flower-y things! 🌺 booked an interview with @meredithryncarz to talk bouquet trends. 💕 she’s moving to Richmond Hill shortly... and that’s cool! love this bouquet made in #Charleston with the #roses showing out in pinkish coral! #lifeiscolorful photographed by @corbingurkin
Although my time in Paris is shorter than I wish, it was thorough - enough to live deep. That spirit, you know? I believe that effortless and distinctiveness — that French Girl is who I reach for when designing. she is who comes about when the flowers come out — discreet, less-is-more, uniformity with an element of surprise, relaxed, effortless, dressy and casual — does that sound like my approach to floral? You can laugh. But it does to me. Notre Dame is where we retreated for a quiet space a few times with Beatrice to that little public space with flowers and a swing. Today is a sad day, yet a season to celebrate. From the ashes comes strength. Rebuilding is tough. But rebirth is beautiful. #mybeautifulparis@dessinateurs
Oh, look, more flowers from @intrigue_designs that we’ll be drooling over all day long! 🌸👌✨ Artfully captured by @jenweinman at Intrigued Experience Conference 2019 via @styledshootsacrossamerica! #livemoremagic#reclaimthehappy Photographer: @jenweinman Venue: @nottowayweddings Concept, Planning & Design: @bluegardeniaevents Styling & Shoot Planning: @heatherbengeevents Wedding Gowns:@kellyfaetanini Vintage Gown: @centurygirlvintage Wedding Cake: @chasingwang Butterfly Cake & Sweets: @bittersweetnola Paper Goods: @momental Hair & Makeup: @verdebeauty Linens: @nuagedesigns Rentals: @eventrental@prophousebirmingham@golddusteventco Parasols: @bellaumbrellas Fairy Models: @trixieminxproductions Jazz Band: @pontchartrain_playboys@annabelle_swell Models: @theforbesagency@taytayjordan@_jenai_gallien_@lakin_wood@thecreolekidd@firstname.lastname@example.org@thenabilakhan@amber_elizabeth_
A dinner-party dream come true 🌷perfectly captured by @jenweinman at #IntriguedExperience this week. Venue | @nottowayweddings Concept & Planning | @bluegardeniaevents Styling | @heatherbengeevents@styledshootsacrossamerica Florals | @intriguedexperience@greenleafwholesale Paper Goods | @momental Linens | @nuagedesignsinc Rentals | @prophousebirmingham
Since this year in my business has been one of leaning in, and I’ve honestly enjoyed it, been thinking about ways to maintain the simplicity and we rebuild moving forward. Intertwining flower work to important parts of my personal life bring so much joy. I love the color palette and use of garden blooms from the bride’s mothers own garden here. I hope to keep doing more like this - I’m in heaven! #chofweddings#momentsthatmatter
Happy spring friends! You know, I live for family, tradition and intentional moments - today my Grandmother is working on her angel wings. There’s a statue called The Butterfly Girl that her hometown, Nashville, Georgia placed in honor of her cheerful life long delivery of blooms from her garden. She loves this statue - today is the first day of Spring and time some butterflies fly through our area. It’s a time in our part of the world when lots of flowers begin to change and grow, after a winter. The sun begins to shine. It’s transitional, metamorphosis-like. Beauty and life are fleeting as there’s astounding fascination in all stages. I wish all you lovely people a very happy season of beautiful moments, prosperity and strength in celebration of the the natural beauty in all life’s seasons for people, fauna and this world. Plus a powerful knowing that there’s a time and a place for all seasons - with beauty in it all. Sent to you with lots of warmth and love from #CHOF. Also, this is how I make a flower recipe - every part has significance. And, intention. Often a grouping that’s not what people expect - every element means something to me. Gathered with grace and too much thought for my own good I choose what I choose because it doesn’t have to be perfect to be beautiful to me.
feeling myself again today. so many transitions last year that i wasn't sure when things would feel just right. leaving old space. resigning the retail, moving, changing the business model. exhaustion from doing it all. but, one of the great things about 2019 is keeping the CHOF schedule a happy one, more workshops, spending time with people i love and also a lot of peaceful time just working by myself or with just a feeew people (which is my all time favorite thing. being around so many people at all times is something that was hard before.) evolving with a flower shop is weird, and cool. so, now - full circle - back to that happy schedule! 😀 booked room. #Intrigued2019 is just ELEVEN days away. in lousiana. and, i am so HAPPY to be on this year's educator list!! plus, i'm gonna to to allll the things on the agenda! can't wait! :) #chooselovely#choftravels // photo, @corbingurkin with @lnowakstyle
working hard on upcoming workshops today... and in honor of #NationalDressDay its only fitting we share the day our Peony + Garden Rose #chof bouquet got to stand beside @courtney_hooks_butler’s stunning @marchesafashion gown in Jekyll Island. @sarah___ingram captured in a perfect way that landed it all on @stylemepretty front page!
this would be my DREAM spot on Sea Island! went to a gathering celebrating the entrepreneurial South right there last week with the @thesouthernc and i’m in love with the magical friendships and good information they share at these things! 💛 photo by the deliciously talented and kind @kelliboydphotography! #choftravels#downsouth