Putting colors together with flowers is one of my favorite things to do, period. Color palette is often a couple's first consideration as they begin to plan and visualize the look and feel of their wedding celebration. As it should be. Color evokes an immediate emotional response from people. And what colors make us most happy when combined is very individual.
Color is what drives my floral choices when I enter the flower market for my weekly flower subscription clients. If I am not buying for a specific event, I go to the market without a palette in mind. I first just look for one beautiful bloom that I know I need to use that week because it is so special. From that one bloom, the week’s color palette begins to develop. This week it was one of the 10 anemone blooms in the bunch. From there I found the seeded eucalyptus that was especially red that week. Scabiosa, in a beautiful raspberry hue, was available for the first time after a long, barren winter. I had never seen that pale yellow' cream leucadendron before. If you look closely, the tips are tinged with cherry.
I added a few creamy, limey hellebore stems from my own garden and designed in this great ceramic my friend spotted for me as we were antiquing together in Snohomish a few weeks ago.