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Some like it hot. Pink.

Monday, March 23, 2009 Chintz and Co. colour floral

The colour saturation in the last post's tulips really stayed with me, inspiring me to dedicate this post to several pink arrangements I've done.Above, is a deep, deep pink magnolia that recently came in. I love how the blush of the petals contrasts with the yellow and green of the stigma, the ...

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The Bigger Picture: Zen and the art of tulipomania

Friday, March 20, 2009 Chintz and Co. floral The Bigger Picture

I have pictures of the finished arrangements for the Government House ladies and gents washrooms, and I admit I'm very tempted to show them to you. And while I think most people who know me know that I am not the most patient person, and that I have trouble keeping surprises a surprise and not ...

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Memoir: A remembrance of birds and mushrooms past

Friday, March 13, 2009 blogs we like Memoir photography writing

Not much time to write today, but I thought I'd share this photo that I took about 6 years ago.For a really long time after I started making art and thinking about it as a career path, I chose not to hang my paintings drawings photographs whathaveyou in my living space. I thought of the things I ...

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Not quite 36 views of a historic building

Tuesday, March 10, 2009 Chintz and Co. floral Government House

Well, I said I'd post photos of my previous projects for the Government of Alberta and here they are.Three views of Mount Fuji. Wait...of the table arrangements in the dining room.From top to bottom: front view, the arrangements in their natural habitat, and rear closeup.Unable to find the quantity ...

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A modest {bathroom} proposal

Thursday, March 5, 2009 Chintz and Co. floral Government House

I just sent off a proposal to Margaret for two floral arrangements for Government House. These will go in the ladies and gents washrooms. We'll see what she has to say about the proposal, but regardless, it's really rewarding working with her. It's not often that someone gets to be a part of the ...

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