Ash of The Byrd Collective here with this week’s dose of floral inspiration, and today it’s all about my favorite flower in the world. Although it may sound strange, I fell in love with ranunculus about 16 years ago. My heart skipped a beat when I first laid eyes on the delicious layers of petals that made up this stunning bloom. The evidence of my total adoration? I eventually gave eternal gratitude to this flower by having a blush version tattooed on my ankle. The ranunculus is, simply put, my happy place. I try to showcase her as often as I can, usually standing tall above the rest of the flowers in my arrangements. For this look, my client wanted red roses, which I combined with hydrangea, lilac, Juliet garden roses, Queen Anne’s lace, anemones, bush ivy…and I must say, the ranunculus steals the show, peaking out above it all. Keep reading for more eye candy!