I am finding this soothing today. Continue reading watery-slash-papery
At university there was a boy called Gustav who came from Cannes and lived a high life. Not needing any encouragement, I discovered that my favourite Champagne is Perrier Jouet Belle Epoque – it’s the one with the flowers on the bottle. Later, my husband and I had a magnum of it for the millennium … Continue reading A boy from Cannes and a Japanese genius
Normally, colour is one of the last elements I think about. It’s probably line, then texture, maybe even smell before colour. But two lovely blog posts inspired me today and got me thinking about the colour combinations I am drawn to. Juliette McKee writing about bouquet colour palates and Saipua explaining awe-inspiring things about colour….The … Continue reading Playing with colour
Sometimes the flowers need to be a bit Byrd. Ms Byrd and Ms Spry are my two invented flower muses. Byrd flowers are elegant, glamourous, decadent. Maybe you’re thinking French Riviera or Palm Springs, maybe it’s more Bianca Jagger at Studio 54 or something gothic and fabulous. We can do that… Other times the occasion … Continue reading Are you thinking Ms Byrd or Ms Spry?
I am so excited about my beautiful new website. I am drowning in computer jargon and completely failing to move it to my lovely domain byrdandspry.co.uk so for now, check it out here. [UPDATE!! Website is now up and running in its proper place: http://www.byrdandspry.co.uk] It you have any feedback, suggestions or would like to … Continue reading Website and tea set