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About avantgardenia

Art lover, flower enthusiast & chocoholic!

Red Haute Couture Dress Made with 1000 roses!


Haute Couture dresses continue to make a statement. Designer Joe Massie, three-time winner of the RHS Chelsea Young Florist of the Year award, released this dress last month. This stunning gown is covered with petals from 1,000 Naomi red roses, … Continue reading

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Snowdrop Mania


Snowdrops, Latin name Galanthus, which mean ‘milk-white flowers’, are a gene of about 20 species of bulbous perennials that bloom from late winter to mid-spring depending on the region. They are the earliest flowering spring bulb, and are known to start … Continue reading

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Love is in the Air!


Flowers have so many wonderful qualities, but one of my favorites is their scent. Hundreds of years ago, when daily hygiene routines were not as thorough as they are today, weddings were held during the spring and summer seasons for … Continue reading

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Posie Inspired Haute Couture


In a fashion forward movement, flowers are taking over high fashion runways. Decadent colour, innovative design and inspiring vision, these dresses are top notch in artistic design. Here are my top five favorite picks for posie-inspired gowns. 1.Coming in at number one is this … Continue reading

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