Before & After

A picture is worth a thousand words! Browse through the photos below to see the dramatic changes from the BEFORE to the AFTER photos.

BEFORE

C Behrens Before

C Behrens Var Yucca & Trailing Sedum

 

My client wanted the ability to swap out the Succulents & Cacti arrangements during the Holidays, so I found sturdy plastic tubs that
were the exact size of the pot opening. 

The Cholla and Yucca arrangements look
stunning in this beautiful Entry.

AFTER

C Behrens After

BEFORE

Chilies & Succulents Centerpiece

 

 

Client requested a complete remake
of her tired Eucalyptus & Chili Peppers
Centerpiece, utilizing only the Silk 
Tulips and faux Chili Peppers in the final design.

AFTER

Chili Pepper & Eucayptus cropped

BEFORE

Grasses Basket x1 Before

 

My client wanted to fill the space between the cabinets and ceiling in her kitchen with three natural botanical baskets, each with a unique design yet complementing each other. 

AFTER

Grasses Basket x1 In Home

BEFORE

Grasses Baskets x2 Before

 

To see the baskets in detail, click on Grasses, Foliage & Botanicals and scroll down to Grasses Baskets.

AFTER

Grasses Baskets x2 In Home

BEFORE

Talavera Pot Before1

 

 

 

This beautiful talavera pot of succulents welcomes everyone that enters my Client's home. . . it was a gift to her husband for his birthday.

AFTER

Talavera Pot After1

 

BEFORE

Four Seasons Before1

 

In my Client's Dining Room, she requested an arrangement that would represent all four seasons, so my design included Eremurus, Forsythia, Amaranthus and Succulents.

AFTER

Four Seasons After1

 

BEFORE

3.  Metal Container Before

 

 

 

Client requested an updated Southwest design, and where possible, utilizing their existing
metal container, succulents
and cacti.

AFTER

3.  Metal Container after

 

LIVE SUCCULENTS WALL ART FROM INTERNET PHOTO

Succulents Wall Live A

My Clients found this photo of a LIVE Succulents Garden Wall Hanging on the Web and asked me to duplicate it…they loved  my Faux version!

REPLICATED FAUX DESIGN

Succulents Wall Faux C

BEFORE

5.  Before

In this beautiful red lacquered vase, my Client requested a design that would complement the unique design of the vase and integrate the large wall art as well.

AFTER

5.  After

 

ORIGINAL FRESH FLOWERS

Protea & Berries Before 1

 

This was an unusual request in that my Client received a fresh flower arrangement of Proteas and Berries as a gift and asked me to recreate a silk version.

CUSTOM DESIGN IN SILKS

Protea & Berries After1

 

BEFORE

Lavendar Grasses Before1

 

For my Client's Master Bedroom, I replaced the existing cattail and twig arrangement with a lavender accent design to complement the wall and decor.The existing glass vase was painted a contrasting shade of lavender and highlighted with silver webbing.

AFTER

Lavendar Grasses After1

 

BEFORE

8 Before

 

 

For this Kitchen Island, these two small
air ferns were replaced with a 20" long ceramic tray filled with a variety of mini-succulents.

AFTER

8 After

BEFORE

9 Before

 

 

To replace the existing basket of twigs in the Entry, my Client requested a tall silk floral to complement the colors in the framed art.

AFTER

9 After

BEFORE

Dried Protea & Succulents Before1

 

 

 

This dried protea and succulents arrangement was literally falling apart! My Client asked me to reuse what I could, add some color and, if possible, keep the little Quail!

AFTER

Dried Protea & Succulents After1

 

BEFORE

11 Before

 

This family had accumulated hundreds of sea shells over the years and I was asked to create a sea shell collage in a glass terrarium that had housed silk roses.

AFTER

11 After

BEFORE

Succulents in Terra Cotta Before1

 

 

 

This was an on-site installation, as my Client's terra cotta sconce was permanently attached to the outside wall of her house, requiring an 8' ladder to complete the design!

AFTER

 

Succulents in Terra Cotta After1

BEFORE

BEFORE Sunflowers & Sedum in Metal Hanging Basket

 

 

Client asked for a completely new design her metal hanging basket, requesting orange Protea as the
focal and trailing sedum.

AFTER

AFTER Protea & Guzmania in Metal Hanging Basket

BEFORE

2_Before_200

 

 

Client requested an updated Southwest design, using the existing bromeliads
and ceramic dish.

AFTER

2_After_350

FAUX SUCCULENTS FROM OFFICEDIRECT.COM

BEFORE Aeoniums & Sedum in Glass1

 

 

 

My client found this arrangement in an OfficeDirect.com catalog and asked me to recreate it using a brown ceramic pot to match her decor. She saved about 10% on the arrangement plus no shipping charges!

REPLICATED CUSTOM DESIGN

AFTER Aeoniums & Sedum in Brown 2

 

BEFORE

BEFORE Floral Centerpiece in Asian Bowl

 

Client wanted to replace these pastel silk florals with an Asian-inspired design in his beautiful ceramic bowl from Indonesia to complement his décor.

AFTER

AFTER Birds of Paradise & Anthuriums in Asian Bowl

BEFORE

C Wild Protea & Grasses in  Metal Vase B4

 

 

Client requested a total redesign of this tired Silk & Natural Botanical arrangement, so I retained the Pods and Palm Spears and recreated a design with similar characteristics.

AFTER

C Wild Protea & Lotus Pods in Metal Wall Vase After