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Makoto Azuma

Makoto Azuma, space, flowers in space, sculpture

In these colder winter months, we spend a lot of time finding new sources for inspiration. It is easy to get into a routine when you work with flowers all year long, but it is so important to find new ways to think about the material that we are so familiar with. Enter Makoto Azuma, a self-described […]

Installation Art

christina watka installation art

Christina Watka is a very talented and creative lady of many trades. We’re lucky enough to call her our Creative Coordinator here at Poppies & Posies, but her talents don’t stop at the end of our work day. Christina is always pursuing her murmuration projects and has traveled as far as Anguilla to install a […]

Day Trip: Mass MoCA


If  you enjoy art and you’re looking for a quick day trip or even a weekend excursion within driving distance to NYC check out Mass MoCA. While visiting home, our Creative Coordinator, Christina took a quick detour to see artist Teresita Fernandez’s breathtaking show at Mass MoCA. Fernandez’s exhibit, As Above, So Below featured two […]

Lorna Simpson

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I don’t know too much about art, but always wished that I knew more. I’ve been on the hunt for affordable art lately to fill the walls of our apartment. It’s something I’ve wanted to start collecting for a long time now, but always hold back in fear that I’ll commit to the wrong pieces. […]

On a boat…


I think Pia Jane Bijkerk is one incredibly talented lady.  Her styling, books, and kitchen adventures having me swooning. Perhaps most inspiring, is her lovely little houseboat in Amsterdam.  The ‘petit batuea vert’ was featured a few years back in Anthology Magazine.  I still look back at this spread when I want to dream a […]

Windsor Terrace Antiques and Ephemera


I love vintage educational posters, you know the pull down charts from when there was no “online” and everything needed for a report was in an encyclopedia.  That's why I was so excited when Windsor Terrace Antiques opened up a few months ago. Filled with old globes, colored glass bottles, typewrites, and SO MANY old […]

A Wish List…


I have my eye on a few things at the moment and so to quell the urge to go on a serious shopping spree I thought why not share them with others.  I am loving this artisan apron made from waxed canvas and leather.  Think how hardcore we would look working on flowers in these! […]

Elisabeth Lecourt

I came across these dresses inspired from perfectly folded vintage maps on The Jealous Curator blog and had to find out more for myself. There just so happens to be an entire series designed by the London based artist Elisabeth Lecour’s. The series is titled Les Robes Geographiques. Click here to check out more from this […]