Jul 8, 2012

~ a wine gathering

I had a little get-together at my house last week for a small group of dynamic ladies, in hopes of sparking new interest and spreading the word about the Lauritzen Gardens Antique Show here in Omaha. I am chairing the event for its 10th anniversary, September 2013, with my friend Kyle. (aka flower woman extraordinaire)
Once everyone was out the door, and a collection of dirty glasses and napkins was all that remained, I remembered to take photos.. 
So I present you with the flowers... still stunning and beautiful! Kyle, my co-chair, is also a florist. She owns Habitat in the Old Market in downtown Omaha. She is super amazing at everything she does. 

Here's what I tell Kyle: Orange, peach and yellow please.
Here's what I get: Total and complete gorgeousness.

I did some sprucing with a few new ivys and kalanche plants also...

The evening seems to have been a success. If we prompted new excitement about the show, it was worthwhile. I believe I can say with certainty, mission accomplished.

Thank you Kyle! 

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carolyn bradford said...

These are truly beautiful! I love seeing someone else use their McKenzie-Childs pieces for arrangements! It's my favorite thing to use when I'm entertaining as well!

Acquired Objects said...

At least you took pictures of some stunning flowers. I love orange too one of my favorite colors and I LOVE YOUR MIX!


helen tilston said...

Hello Jan

The setting and flowers are just spectacular - wishing you much success with your Event


Town and Country Mom said...

Gorgeous flowers and setting! And congratulations for taking on the chairmanship of the gardens' antiques show. Our art museum here will host its 24th antiques show this October, and it is probably my favorite event in town. Last year Suzanne Kastler was our guest along with Andrew Wyeth's granddaughter, Victoria. I wish you lots of success!

Wild Oak Designs said...

Wonderful! I love to see what others do with flowers! Great fun....good luck with your function.

pretty pink tulips said...

The flowers are stunning! Love that you are taking the helm of such a big event. It is such to be a success!!!

Hope you had a wonderful 4th holiday and are enjoying summer!

xoxo Elizabeth

Fashion-isha said...

It's amazing how endless the creative possibilites are with whimsical pieces and flowers!

Princess Fingers Glued Together said...

Beautiful (and I love the pear mosaic)

Tartan Terrace said...

Gorgeous! What a great friend to have. Does Kyle happen to have a sister or any relative who lives in Dallas? I need a friend like that!