Thursday Thank You

Thursday Thank You

A True Southern Gent

A True Southern Gent

… to Barry Dixon who said in an interview for Flower Magazine, “There hasn’t been a civilization in all of history that doesn’t celebrate flowers and look to nature for inspiration.”  Though he grew up in the Far East and South Africa, Barry’s a Southern gentleman at heart.  His interiors exude elegance and beauty, yet remain relevant and true to the clients who commission them.  Who wouldn’t want to come home to such loveliness?

Fabulous Florals

Fabulous Florals

Barry Sets a Table

Barry Sets a Table

 Photos via Flower Magazine and Barry Dixon

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  • Reply pve February 3, 2011 at 5:39 am

    Every one needs a “flower budget” – just a few to add a touch of grace to any home.
    I shall never tire of flowers or lovely scented candles 🙂

  • Reply The Zhush February 3, 2011 at 8:20 am

    Lovely arrangements! Interesting quote…but of course, if you think about it, it just makes perfect sense! Flowers really are the one consistent decor item in time and taste through the centuries!

  • Reply quintessence February 3, 2011 at 8:45 am

    Lovely – and so true!! Flowers are a total deal maker for any room!

  • Reply Kelly February 3, 2011 at 11:14 am

    Lovely quote – always fun to think about the perspective of other civilizations and countries. Have a nice day!! xo Kelly

  • Reply pretty pink tulips February 3, 2011 at 11:50 am

    Barry is a class act! You know I believe flowers are next to oxygen!! xoxo

  • Reply Stitchfork February 3, 2011 at 3:10 pm

    Flowers are a necessity around here!
    xo Cathy

  • Reply hallie February 3, 2011 at 3:18 pm

    Beautiful spread!!
    Also – Random question – are you designing any of the arrangements with that ombre effect to it?


  • Reply Abby @5thjoy February 3, 2011 at 3:50 pm

    You have me thinking of flowers in a whole new light!

    P.S. I just posted my favorites from NYIGF over on my blog, including your gorgeous work!

  • Reply Victoria February 3, 2011 at 11:50 pm

    Flowers make any room happy, even happier if they are lovely scented ones!

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