Flower Magazine

JUL-AUG 2019

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Party guests dine on Latin-fusion fare beneath a canopy of antiqued mirror stars. OPPOSITE: Miller and Barrie love to mix metals, such as lustrous gold flatware, hammered copper napkin rings, and mercury glass votive holders. escort cards, guests were given wooden maracas with copper tags directing them to tables marked with numbered paper fans handmade in Mexico. Natural oak farm tables and round skirted tables with crocheted overlays were set with gold-toned flatware, shimmery clear glass goblets, white porcelain plates, and fringed apricot napkins. Humble terra-cotta pots held a festive mix of parrot tulips, ranunculus, gloriosa lilies, asclepias 'Beatrix,' hellebores, viburnum and, of course, peonies. The feature flower was represented in nearly every variety, including 'Command Performance,' 'Coral Sunset,' 'Odile,' 'Paula Fay,' 'Pink Hawaiian Coral,' and 'Red Charm.' "One of the things we love most about working with this client is that she truly trusts our vision," Miller says. "Others might have snubbed the idea of using common terra-cotta garden pots for such extravagant arrangements, but she embraced it. The simplicity of the container and the complex mix of textures, colors, and forms of the flowers that spilled out of them presented a beautiful juxtaposition along with the rustic and refined styles and natural and luxe finishes we incorporated throughout the d├ęcor." For more information, see Sources, page 86 J U LY/A U G U S T 2 0 1 9 | 45

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