You can read more about Constance Spry’s incredible life in the
recently published book written by Sue Shephard The Surprising Life
of Constance Spry. A totally enjoyable read!
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I don't want to give away too much, BUT this book pretty much tells
all about the famed florist, social activist and educator Constance
What I really loved most about this book was discovering how
Constance handled and overcame the challenges of carving out a
creative career. Its wonderfully inspirational and a fun read for those
who share her passion for the romance of life and flowers!
I can’t stop drooling over these luscious floral paintings by Lulie Wallace. The dynamic floral arrangements and unique colors make each one
worth every penny. And with new paintings added weekly, you’ll be sure to find one you
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INSPIRED BY … LULIE WALLACE
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If you adore antique garden roses as much as I do, you have
Constance to thank! She spent a lot of time cultivating antique
varieties and caught the attention of the amazing British rose breeder David Austin. He named his first rose after her in 1963. Steve Jobs
planted 100 yards of this beautiful rose outside the Pixar studios!
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ANTIQUE GARDEN ROSES
I’m prepping for a photo shoot that I’m styling this week! Who knew AstroTurf could be so appealing?
BEHIND THE SCENES: PHOTO SHOOT
A teacher at heart, Constance Spry began her career teaching
underprivileged children and ended teaching her unique style to
hundreds through her books, floral workshops and domestic science
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Her first flower shop “Flower Decoration” opened doors in 1929 and
was an immediate success gaining business from clients like Queen
Elizabeth II and Elizabeth Arden. It was during this time she caused a
stir among the stylish elite with a Bond Street window display of
scarlet roses and red kale leaves. So many people gathered around
this display, the police were called to help traffic flow!
CONSTANCE SPRY’S START