w h i t e

White flowers are always so beautiful and lend elegance and sophistication to any event.  Whether for a simple summertime dinner party with friends or for a full scale wedding, white flowers combine effortlessly to any atmosphere. 

Here they are arranged in simple white glazed pottery from the Pottery Barn.  This design was created for an all-white birthday party using white hydrangea and globe allium with textured greens such as spirea, false Solomon's  seal , ferns and myrtle. 

 

For a table setting, low square vases filled with white flowers also make an understated yet sophisticated choice.

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 To achieve this look I took a small square vase and added white lavender sprigs, a white hydrangea, lisianthus, stock, sweet peas and lambs ear. 

 

White flowers foraged from the garden

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The garden can also be a source of inspiration for white flower arrangements.  Right now all the garden roses are in full bloom.  I picked a few stems this morning along with white lavender, astilbe, and dried hydrangea blooms. 

 

The possibilities, as the saying goes... are endless.

 

 all images by Flowers and Company

all images by Flowers and Company

                          

                                       "Flowers are the music of the ground

                                                                       From earth's lips spoken without sound." 

                                                                                                                               Edwin Curran