Flower Magazine

MAR-APR 2019

Browse "flower" to learn techniques from established and up-and-coming designers, be inspired by the floral decor of weddings, galas, and flower and garden shows, and infuse your lifestyle with chic floral fashion and home decor.

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36 | M A R C H /A P R I L 2 0 1 9 FRESH STYLE I entertain Charlotte Moss hosts a party in New York to celebrate Natasja Sadi of Cake Atelier Amsterdam and her magical creations By CHARLOTTE MOSS Photography by JEAN-PIERRE UYS Y HER OWN ADMISSION, Natasja Sadi is a cake designer. Sounds pretty straightforward, right? Well, not really. With more than 72,000 devotees and flower addicts as followers, her Instagram account, @cakeatelierofamsterdam, has caused quite a sensation. The sugar flowers she sculpts, tints, and magically makes indistinguishable from the real thing give her designs their unique character. In a previous life, Sadi was a couture wedding dress designer, but now she devotes her sensitive, elegant eye to the decoration of wedding cakes. From the tiered lace and satin trains of wedding dresses to the towering sugar flower–draped confections she makes for that important day in your life, Sadi now feels at home in her new métier. It is one thing to find that creative force within; it is another to tap it, explore it, experiment, and be determined to B CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT: A welcoming tray of drinks at Moss's town house • Interior designer Charlotte Moss • The dinner table sparkles with silver, candlelight, and abundant flowers. • Sadi discusses her process for making sugar flowers, while guests marvel at the individual flowerpots and flowers in front of them. When they wonder aloud where and how to start, Sadi responds, "Wherever you wish—maybe the moss cookie, maybe the chocolate-filled pot—but save the flower for last." Sugary Sleight of Hand

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