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In this episode, Christy shows 4 different price points for the garden style arrangement in a retail setting – a single bud vase, small, medium, and large designs. She also gives some insight on how she made her shop stand apart from other floral retailers in her area by finding her “purple cow”.
Featured product: eucalyptus, camellia, maiden hair fern, olive, Quicksand rose, fox glove, ranunculus, fever few, Bikini rose, Free Spirit rose, Juliet garden rose, tulips and godetia.
In this episode of Mayesh Design Star, Christy teaches us how to make a bridal bouquet in the freeform garden style. She also shows come cool techniques for keeping your bouquet in place without losing its shape.This beautiful bouquet also doubles as a centerpiece for the sweetheart table. So charming!
Featured product: Russian olive, camellia leaf, protea, White Ohara garden rose, Juliet garden rose, Cafe Late rose, explosion grass, white spray rose, Putumayo carnation, Cafe Au Lait Dahlia, tulips, scabiosa pods, white scabiosa and blush peony.
Container: Gatsby from Accent Decor
Supplies used: rubber bands and zip ties.
Videographer: Justin Peay Productions
Photographer: Kelli Boyd Photography
Flowers: Rosaprima, Sande Flowers
Floral Supplies: Accent Decor, Eco Fresh Bouquet, Oasis Floral Products, Design Master
Ribbon: Silk & Willow
In this episode of her Mayesh Design Star series, Christy Hulsey shows us how she dresses arbors using smilax. Arbors are perfect for wedding ceremonies, event decor and photo backdrops. Smilax is a great greenery to use on large-scale pieces like arbors and chuppahs. Christy gives us tips on keeping it fresh to get the longest life out of it and in some cases reuse it.
For this particular design, Christy used about half a box of Southern Smilax.
Availability: Typically Souther Smilax is available August through March with a slight chance of getting some in April and July.
Don’t forget to pin these images to your boards to keep your prospective clients inspired!
For May, Christy Hulsey will be kicking off the wedding and prom season by showing us her techniques on making beautiful garden style floral rings, flat lay halos, and corsages. She also has great tips on pricing ribbon. Since it’s the month of Mother’s day, Christy invited her adorable daughter Beatrice to help out and get creative with these stunning Mayesh Luxe Blooms!
Featured product: Spanish moss, mood moss, light pink ranunculus, white hellebore, succulents, camellia leaf, burgundy dahlia, light pink mini gerbera, Clooney ranunculus, Japanese allium, eryngium, fritillaria, dendrobium orchids, vanda orchids, Icelandic poppies and scabiosa pods
Hardgoods: your favorite floral jewelry, Oasis cold glue, ribbon, wire and floral tape.
This month, Christy Hulsey of Colonial House of Flowers demonstrates the softer side of tropical flowers by incorporating them into her signature garden style design. The video begins by Christy showing you a completed compote design and then uses the same color scheme and flowers designed in a woodland planter.
It doesn’t have to be perfect, to be beautiful. Happy designing!
White clooney ranunculus
Light pink ranunculus
Sea Star Fern
Ti Leaves Stock – ti tops
Brown Cymbidium Orchids
White Mini Cymbidium Orchids
Anthuriums – choco, terra, pistache, white
Charity Garden Roses
Green eryngium – Sirius questar
Blush Tulips standard
Ornithogalum Star of Bethlehem
Black knight scabiosa
Icelandic poppy – white
Have a basket, cake stand or favorite gift item in your studio that would be a perfect setting for flowers? Christy makes a garden wild statement piece, a loose organic “unbouquet”, using a container, which may be a little unexpected, that you love and can also be a gift on its own! Watch the video below and let us know what you would like to see in the upcoming months in the comments below.
Oasis Floral Products
Olli Ella Belly Basket from Karen Alweil Studio
Flowers from Mayesh:
Dutch lisianthus black pearl
Navy privet berry
Vuvuzela garden roses
Moonstone garden spray roses
Café latte garden roses
Mini green berzillia
Chippendale garden roses
Café Au Lait dahlias
Blush Hanoi Clooney ranunculus
And don’t forget to keep on scrolling to view the gorgeous pictures that Justin Brown of The Happy Bloom captured of Christy’s floral design.
We are kicking off the New Year with a bang! We are proud to present to you our 2017 Mayesh Design Star video series featuring Christy Hulsey! In the first installment of her series, Christy is going to show us how to make a classic Valentine’s Day design with a wild garden style spin!
If you love this video, then be sure to check our workshop dates to see if Christy will be in your city and get to work with her in real life!
Containers & Vases: all of those amazing containers you see throughout the video are provided by Accent Decor!
Product used: Product used: Gardenia foliage, dutch black pearl lisianthus, xerographica air plants, white Japanese sweet peas, Italian Clooney ranuculus: blush hanoi and black, beige mocca amaryllis, Kahala rose, Nature’s Cherry rose, Chippendale garden roses, antigua carnations, black privet berries, mini green berzillia, panda anemones, white hyacinth, mauve astrantia, baby pineapples, blush moonstone garden spray roses, Icelandic poppies, white nerines, coral gerrondo gerberas and daisy chamomile/feverfew.
BONUS: Enjoy a similar design using a different mix of flowers below.
Our fabulous 2017 Mayesh Design Star Christy Hulsey is always up to something fun, and today she’s over on the Pottery Barn blog with friend & stylist Tristan Needham discussing stress-free holiday entertaining!
Christy used an abundance of fresh greens & succulents from Mayesh to create unique & beautiful party décor – from succulent wreaths to dog collars, there’s something festive for everyone, pets included! Read more of Christy & Tristan’s tips and tricks for hosting a fabulous party here.
And if you’re inspired by Christy’s designs and want to create your own, connect with your Mayesh sales rep to get your hands on some beautiful succulents and greens to up your holiday game. If you don’t already have a Mayesh rep, get started here!