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Paris flower market

Guest blogger:  Susan Estabrook  aka ‘E’

Leaving before dawn to arrive at the market by 6 am.

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A virtual city of endless vendors offering flowers from all over the world.

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Anything flower, greenery or floral accessory is in great supply.  It’s all business, in that the vendors are doing a brisk trade with their regular customers.

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The very best kind of overwhelm for a lover of flowers!

 

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Meanwhile back at the ranch…episode 2

Previously, in episode 1, dirt was delivered to level the proposed cocktail area.  The dirt is now in place and rocks have been delivered to form the retaining wall.

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The wall is partially complete – can’t wait to see the finished project!!!

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We have also been experimenting with table decor for the fiesta-themed rehearsal dinner.

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Postcard from Paris

“Good morning from Paris”.

“Walking home from class with all my daily assignments, stopped to rest at a park by my flat.  Put this bouquet down…loved how it looked…decided to leave for others to enjoy…”

xxoo E

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– a postcard that speaks volumes –

xxoo W

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A day in the life of Parisian ‘E’

morning coffee at her flat…

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flowers!!!!

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a bit of lunch, perhaps…

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more flowers…

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the requisite baguette…

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‘let them eat macaroons’!!!

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yum!!!

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School in Paris – Day 1

floral design school, that is!

“a dream day!”

Assignments:

GARDEN BOUQUET

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POETIC ENTRY ARRANGEMENT

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GRAPHICAL BOUQUET

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“My tiny flat now looks like a tiny funeral home…no vases…hence the graphical arrangement in a saucepan…”

Arrangements and quotes – Susan Estabrook

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Parisian blossoms

My friend ‘E’ has arrived!!!  “April in Paris does not disappoint……….”

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of course she has already replanted the window box at her flat!

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