Saturday, March 19, 2011

Architectural Digest Home Design Show




A beautiful sunny day on Friday so my thoughts turned to spring.


A friend had tickets to the design show at Pier 94. The flowers 
 were far more interesting than most of the design elements.


So herewith a grand tour of flowers I enjoyed.


Tulips and amyrillis so bold they assault you.


A restrained arrangement at the booth where you could get booze.


Tulips rather lovely and almost on their last legs --or petals....


Lots of New York-y designery types with fabulous eye glasses etc.
and............ lo and behold.......


an Amish couple.......who knew...


Bridal and lush with spring-like pussy willow.





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17 comments:

  1. I like the tulips the best, just as they are - they are gorgeous!

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  2. I just came from that show!..Did you go to the Dining by Design area? I took tons of pics to post later on but that'll take some take a chunk of time, lol...your flower pictures are very pretty :-)

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  3. Wow, thanks Elizabeth! I take my floral art very seriously, and that was a treat.

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  4. That was gorgeous!
    I can't wait to see what decor items the Amish couple have chosen for their home.
    Barbara

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  5. I just Adored all the flowers !

    Thank You so much for this wonderful post

    cheers, parsnip

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  6. I just love the Amish couple photos sprinkled in! No shortage of humor in your blog.

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  7. The "plain folk' probably got really high from all of the colour that nature provided! Flowers showing off!Thanks for taking us along- Especially loving the tulips and the pink/green bouquet at the top!

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  8. All wonderful and refreshing. What would the world be without flowers? They are a gift to us who survive the dreary winter drabs with eyes aching for anything vibrant.

    The Amish couple have their own designer look in that crowd.

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  9. We often see Amish here in Ohio. They always stand out in a crowd, like they arrived from time travel.

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  10. I can almost feel the smell-great!

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  11. Your blog is so beautiful! I love the way you "look at" things in such a peculiar way... My dream is to know NY city, and each time I "see" it through your pictures I fall in love for the city even more! Greetings from Brazil ;-)

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  12. Beautiful flowers! I love the Peonies, my favorite. I like the Amish womans splash of color with the purple dress.

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  13. These flowers are beautiful! I love the Amish couple wandering in for a look too. I remember a few years ago finding three Amish women playing in the water at the beach. That was a surprise!

    xo

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  14. I would love to visit an Amish village somewhere, sometime. Life seems so simple.

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  15. Loved the picture of the Amish. Even got my husband and showed him. Brought back memories of walking past the Amish Market near the World Trade Center.

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