at home with: ayla gurganus of soulflowers.

today we’re dropping in on the bright, light and very charming abode of Ayla Gurganus. ayla is a floral designer who runs soulflowers in Atlanta, Georgia specializing in everyday bouquets, intimate weddings, and events, as well as designing home parties. energized by the elegance and beauty from florals, ayla combines that with a passion for foraging in nature to compose... 
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good reads: foraged flora.

what happens when one of your favorite floral designers and the co-founder of remodelista team up with one of your photography idols? a beautiful new book: Foraged Flora: A Year of Gathering and Arranging Wild Plants and Flowers by Louesa Roebuck and Sarah Lonsdale and gorgeously photographed by Laurie Frankel. i’m so inspired by this kind of rogue flower arranging that... 
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pssst. most moms love flowers.

mother’s day is just around the corner. i never forget, because i was actually born on mother’s day — such a nice gift, eh, mum? this year i thought it might be nice to create some DIY bouquets myself, for so many of my deserving, hard-working mom friends out there. i was invited by flower muse to offer you some special deals, a reader discount, and to select... 
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flower arranging 101.

one of my favorite foodie websites, food52 is also a great resource for entertaining and decorating. everything food52 styles and shoots i find most inspiring, including three blog posts they just published on easy spring floral arrangements, including tips on trimming your flowers so they last longer and arranging like a pro (always helpful!). these are super simple, but... 
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vintage finds for a modern world: glassworks.

beautiful chemistry, via ethanollie. i’ve been looking for some new, but vintage, accessories for the house, and i remembered a lot of wonderful industrial-like glassworks i’ve been seeing in the vintage etsy shops and around the design blogs these days. i love the contrast of the somewhat sterile, industrial looking glass partnered with some pretty flowers, single... 
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