CORAL & CITRUS up and away for Valentines Day @stonesoftheyarravalley with clever pals @lilyinfusionweddings @georgia_ko_floral_design @clarejamesartist @valley_maker 🍊🍑🍊🍑and definitely #nofloralfoam ✌
Very lucky to have a 70 year old in charge of table arrangements. This mum knows her way around chicken wire.
Feb going field wild
FIGS + APPLES = BACK TO WORK 💚 #nofloralfoam . . . Thanks to the mirror @thestablesatstones for doubling our fig haul and to the girls for just being excellent.
Happy new year! Back to the flowers 1st Feb, back on the emails on the 21st Jan.
Raindrops and barn doors @zonzoestate. Unbelievable shot @jessica_mason_photo. It is about to be raining enquiries in your inbox 😍 strategic leaf placement by us.
@nood_blooms is back in the game. Giant, perfect blooms every time. Incredible work Michael 👏👏👏 . . . . Superb modelling from Miss Healesville 2018, @clarejamesartist 👑
Morning delivery downstairs @flowerslakeside 💥
Aretha Franklin 👂🎤💓 #nofloralfoam
Roadside honesty box goodness #hippeastrum
Was thrilled to be interviewed by the UK @sundaytimeshomes for a story on the Insta page @nofloralfoam and foam free floristry - published yesterday. Special thanks to all my fantastic clients over the many years who have given me the opportunity to develop my skills and designs in new directions without foam. It is often more labour intensive than using floral foam and the tight bump ins with event work have made it challenging at times, but generally the only non-compostable waste we produce now is from the plastic sleeves surrounding the bunched flowers. The wedding and event industry can produce so much terrible landfill for one night, but it doesn't need to. Excellent work by @freyalatona for her brilliant story earlier this year on @theplanthunter and kicking this off 👊
Jasmine trails with mock orange and fair bianca 👃👌
Dog bless you all. . Thanks Ellen and Sean for getting married and liking dogwood and @shawn.mitchell and @valley_maker for helping to get this up so smoothly and quickly and just generally being awesome human beans. #nofloralfoam #dogwood #weddingarch #stonesoftheyarravalley
The best of spring for Vanessa and Jackson: homegrown snowball and dogwood and definitely #nofloralfoam . Thank you @warrenphotographyx you are the bomb.
Spring garden tables at @coombeyarravalley yesterday. Love the history of the venue and the gallery and that pool with wisteria!
Mollis, maple and leucospermum on the bin, out the back.
It was an early Christmas at @artscentremelbourne yesterday. A very sad day too as we were locked out of the heart of the city as the city lost a big heart. It seems like everyone has a kind word and a Sisto/Pellegrini story to tell.
Back to work. For a Christmas party. Tomorrow.
Back home after a wonderful break. Was a pleasure to speak at a sustainable floristry event with @shaneconnollyandco in London last week at the @gardenmuseum on the subject of floral foam and why this product has no place in sustainable floral design. It was very encouraging to see so much discussion around the subject of imported flowers happening simultaneously in the media back home. We have the best flowers (and drinking water) in this part of the world and flying cut flowers from the opposite side of the world, loading them with chemicals and leaving a giant carbon footprint, is madness. This #nofloralfoam chuppah starring homegrown snowball marks a year of married bliss for Alexa and Moshe. Thank you for the beautiful images by @erinandtara
Autumn for the second time this year! On the other side of the equator looking forward to speaking at a sustainable floristry event with @shaneconnollyandco in London next month. We'll be discussing the critical changes our industry must make to reduce the often large environmental footprint floral design leaves behind, in particular, plastic waste. Abandoning the use of plastic floral foam is paramount to the practice of sustainable floristry until a compostable alternative made from natural materials is available. So thrilled to be so involved with this fast-growing global movement of such enormously talented florists committed to never using foam @nofloralfoam
For Rebecca and Chris. Scary doing flowers for a florist... but an honour too. Thank you @theposystory #nofloralfoam
A (big) hint of spring above Rebecca and Chris last night #nofloralfoam
Huge thanks to Jess from @_sassafraswedding_ for saving the wedding with magnets this weekend 😘
🐼🐼 happy birthday my birthday friends 😘
Local heaven right there
Our neighbourhood. Rob Endesby's daffodil paddock and wallaby hot spot. Image via bnb hotspot @treetop_getaway_kallista ☉
Morning hello friends 👋 😀 Quiet in flowerland but very busy working on multiple writing projects. Back to flower work in November 🌹 photo ❤ @sar_collins
Every year, one name appears in the booking schedule multiple times. One year we had 4 x Jess. Another we had 3 x Emily. This year has been the year of the Ana with one n. And here it is again ❤ as a handmade placesetting by @signor_mont_events. Thank you Anas 😘😘😘 photo @sar_collins 😉
YOU ARE THE BEST THING dear clients who have not only supported this little business, but sent photos for the website update too. Thank you. Nearly there 🍂🍁☘
Corsage for a very special birthday chicken. Thanks to the most junior Cooks at Gembrook Vet Clinic for collecting the peacock feathers.
Anne and Stefano 😚😚 loving the Melbourne Town Hall with @signor_mont @lumiereweddings
Winter with clematis and the final trickle of fair bianca garden roses
Camellia and roses for the Chapel 🌹 🏵 🏩 #stonesoftheyarravalley #nofloralfoam
Love how the tree silhouette on the window tells what time of year it is @stonesoftheyarravalley
Good sticks and roses last winter for this arch in chapel @stonesoftheyarravalley. We designed the base so we could move it to the reception after the ceremony for dance floor archery 💃
Ana's bouquet. . Roses and roses @lostinlove_photography thank you for the beautiful shots
Lucky couple sitting there @stonesoftheyarravalley
Flora . 📷@sar_collins 🍰🍰
Those glasses need to be filled with something red. Let's do it again @signor_mont_events @annemontesano 😁 . 📷 @sar_collins 🍰🍰
So good to see poppies about again #stonesoftheyarravalley