Byrd Collective :: Georgia On My Mind

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There is just no place quite like downtown Savannah, GA… the old historic homes with secret gardens in hidden courtyards, the inviting squares full of children playing and students creating, and Forsyth Park, in all its splendor. I (Ashley) had just returned from a wonderfully inspirational trip to Savannah when the lovely Ana of Grown Up Shoes was coming to work with me, and I drew all my inspiration from my recent travels to create something special for her.

Walking into Austin Flower Company, I was greeted by gorgeous tulip magnolia branches and just knew it was a purple kind of day. Deep red ranunculus (and you know how I feel about ranunculus), purple lilac, parrot tulips and camellia filled my arms and put a twinkle in my eye, and I rushed home to fill one of my favorite containers: a black glass urn from the 1934 World’s Fair, found at the Austin Antique Mall. With such stunning blooms, it was easy to make an arrangement that might actually be found in the parlor of one of those beautiful old Savannah homes in the 1930′s. Follow the jump for a few more images of the final product, and I’d love to know… what city inspires you?

savannah georgia florals florist purple flower arrangement red green black glass container urn the byrd collective florist austin

savannah georgia ranunculus florals florist purple flower arrangement red green black glass container urn the byrd collective florist austin

savannah georgia ranunculus florals florist purple flower arrangement red green black glass container urn the byrd collective florist austin

*photos by She-n-He Photography

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18 Responses to “Byrd Collective :: Georgia On My Mind”

  1. Marie R. Kosalko

    Love those gorgeous magnolias and ‘velvet’ ranunculus …. nice way to start my Friday morning . . thanks for the inspiration!!!

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    • ash

      Marie-So glad you are inspired!

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  2. Kimberly

    Stunning!! I really want to make a trip to Savannah in the near future. Any tips or recommendations?

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  3. Michelle Torres

    I LOVE Savannah GA, I am so lucky to have two sister’s who live there…. I look foward to loading up my daughter’s and heading their during the summer!!!!!! Such a Beautiful place I agree!

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    • ash

      Michelle-Lucky you! Savannah is such a great mother-daughter spot. I was happy to have spend the first few years of my daughter’s life there-she LOVES Savannah!

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  4. Claire Z.

    LOVE this bouquet! Your story of inspiration makes me want to start planning my trip to Savannah soon. Thanks, Ash!

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    • ash

      Claire-
      You MUST go. You would be so super inspired.

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  5. katherine sandoz

    gorgeous flowers. gorgeous arrangement. gorgeous photography!

    wish I could transport them here this instant!

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    • ash

      Thank you dear friend. Wish I could hand deliver them to you in Vernonburg.

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  6. Kristi Wright

    These are so beautiful! I love the color combination!!

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    • ash

      Thanks Kristi!

      Reply
  7. Ashley @ Any Lovely Thing

    Wow, Ashley. These colors are stunning! That urn is such a cool find and looks perfect with your noiresque (completely made up that word) arrangement ;)

    xo,
    Ashley
    anylovelything.com

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    • ash

      Thanks Ashley!

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  8. Kelly

    Perfect flowers as usual ash!

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    • ash

      thanks kelly!!!

      Reply

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