Bouquet of the Month

Posted by on Jul 29, 2020 in INFLORESCENCE | No Comments

I have been tracing seasonal shifts and changes through my bouquet subscription from Snell Farm. My pickup day falls at the end of each month, and Carolyn curates the batches of bouquets based on what is at its prime in that moment. I love the color stories she creates as well, and they pull me […]

Carolyn Snell’s Arrangement

Posted by on Jul 5, 2020 in INFLORESCENCE | No Comments

For the first collaboration, I commissioned an arrangement from Carolyn Snell — an incredible local flower grower and designer. I had the pleasure of working with Carolyn last season, and she brings so much inspiration, energy, kindness, and generosity to our local flower community. I had worked in flower shops for several years and it […]

Where the idea came from.

Posted by on Jun 22, 2020 in INFLORESCENCE | No Comments

I’m not sure exactly when it first occurred to me, but the idea for this project has been in the back of my mind for some time now, and I do have a clearer memory of the places and people who shaped it. My first flower shop job, in 2016, was at Fleurant in Kennebunk, […]

Tulips & Daffodils

Posted by on Jun 14, 2020 in INFLORESCENCE | No Comments

In the fall I bought tulip and daffodil bulbs from Carolyn Snell — special varieties for cutting such as billowy ‘Apricot Parrot’ tulips and blousy ‘British Gamble’ daffs. Bulbs are these little gifts for your future self, carefully tucked in at the end of the fall, to surprise you with the arrival of spring. I […]

Inflorescence . . .

Posted by on Jun 5, 2020 in INFLORESCENCE | No Comments

Inflorescence is a project that collaborates across mediums to celebrate our thriving local flower community here in Maine. It is a series of paintings, based on floral arrangements created by a handful of innovative designers, across the course of this growing season. I hope to expand the project in the future, but here is where […]