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A Sunny Escape

We, perhaps like most of you, are very ready for warmer days! A mirage of peonies, dahlias and Casablanca lilies will soon be before us, but in the interim, we do what we can get through the artic thaw.

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Conde Nast Traveler recently proposed a pretty fantastic idea: Escape to Florida in New York! Ovando’s arrangements were dressed to the nines in tropical wear: dazzling birds of paradise accented with luminous pink vanda orchids and finished with pleated variegated leaves.

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Each composition offered the prescribed the perfect tropical illusion…or perhaps it was those delicious hibiscus martinis?

All images courtesy of Conde Nast Traveler