Sarah and Eric, founders of flower shop Saipua in Red Hook, bought a 100+ acre home and farm upstate and are slowly but surely restoring the land. It looks so beautiful! Their aim is to grow unusual flowers for their business and others, and one day establish Worlds End, as they’ve fondly nicknamed it, as a place to come and learn about botanicals. Check it out here.
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Photographer Jon Shireman soaks flowers in liquid nitrogen until they become as fragile as glass. He then catapults them onto a white surface and photographs the shattered remains.
via Laughing Squid
We just arrived home from Cambodia yesterday. It was an epic + amazing + life-altering trip. We had a beautiful time.
I’ll be sharing lots more photos and thoughts over the coming weeks. For now I thought I’d post the image above, of some floral inspiration: jasmine sambac bracelets for entering the temple, a folded lotus flower, and a Spider Lily.
Last night was the opening of Saipua and Nicolette Camille’s Valentine pop-up shop. There was a bounty of gorgeous flowers: poppies (my fave!), roses, anemones (another fave), helleborus, ranunculas, and the most mind-blowing gardenias. The scent of that gardenia will haunt me…
If you want the best Valentine’s bouquet ever, get over to 223 Mott Street by Tuesday, February 14th.