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Love is…

By Hermina Bevilacqua / February 7, 2015

Long stem red rose bouquet an emotion you can’t control.  It overwhelms logic and common sense.  It’s a flutter of electricity running through your body.  It’s that velvety red colour. Or deep pink. It’s warm and comforting. Whatever your thoughts are of love, the time to celebrate love is this Saturday, 14 February Valentine’s Day. It’s time to do something new and different to declare your love. Show your gratitude.  Just by telling someone you appreciate who they are and […]

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At Grossi Florentino

By Hermina Bevilacqua / February 11, 2013
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A Heartful of Thanks

By Hermina Bevilacqua / August 22, 2012

There are some people that you meet and instantly know they have a great heart.  As a charity, Breast Cancer Network Australia, relies on great hearts all the time! When we met Joe and Hermina we had an instant connection.  They were warm, compassionate and so very generous.  Every Monday morning our team looks forward to the door bell ringing, when a staff member from Camberwell Market Florist arrives with our weekly floral arrangement.  For an organisation that supports women […]

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Royal Wedding

By Hermina Bevilacqua / September 7, 2011

  Prince Georg of Prussia and Princess Sophie of Isenbergwere married recently.    Princess Sophie carries an elegant, high domed bouquet consisting mainly of whiteroses in full bloom and in bud. A classic style that compliments thePrincess beautifully.

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Royal Wedding – Catherine’s Flowers

By Hermina Bevilacqua / April 29, 2011

Gorgeous flowers, it draws on the traditions of flowersof significance for the Royal Family, the Middleton familyand on the language of flowers. The bouquet was petit, but the tiny blooms echo thedelicate lace on the bodice of the dress.  The flowerscomplimented the gown perfectly. Catherine Middleton’s wedding bouquet was a shield-shaped wired bouquet consisting of:Lily-of-the-valley symbolising return of happinessSweet William for gallantry (and a charming tribute to her husband)Hyacinth for constancy of loveIvy for fidelity, marriage, friendship and affectionMyrtle, the […]

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Winter reflections & hints of Springtime

By Hermina Bevilacqua / August 11, 2010

Large Magnolia flower in pink on tall branches With this branch of Magnolia blooms we’ve added a flower constructed from dried Coccinea leaves Pink Peach Blossom Magnificent white Magnolia flower I am really feeling the crisp, cold Winter weather at the moment. Looking up I see skeletal branches of big old oak trees and beyond skies in woolly shades of grey. On my early morning walks I feel the cold of Winter, but see hints of the next season approaching – sprigs of […]

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Creating High Style for Client’s Charity Event

By Hermina Bevilacqua / June 11, 2010

Our client offered her residence to host the Geelong Grammar Equestrian Committee charity dinner this evening.  We were invited to decorate the house with fresh flowers for the occasion.  After discussions and onsite consultations our brief was produced in response to client’s precise request, but with Camberwell Florist’s signature style-quality, classical simplicity.  Entrance Hall  was florally decorated with scented white Oriental Lilies and Magnolia Grandilflora immaculately arranged atop a tall cylinder vase.  Guests enjoy canapes in the Blue Room before […]

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Wrist Corsages for Formals

By Hermina Bevilacqua / June 3, 2010

Here are some pics of fresh flower wrist corsages. They are beautifully presented in a clear, solid box and crisp white carry bag. Corsages can be attached to a ribbon or to an elasticised pearl bracelet. Both look lovely, however the bracelet is much easier to slip over the wrist and sits nicely. Bracelet choices are pearl, in either white or black, and encrusted diamante. Corsages can be made from many different flowers and foliage. Each flower is wired and […]

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Heralding the arrival of Violets

By Hermina Bevilacqua / May 27, 2010

Violets are gorgeous seasonal flowers which are in bloom right now.  Ladies are lining up to breathe in their heavenly scent.  This pic features a large posy of Violets constructed from 7 bunches of blooms surrounded by Violet leaves. Violets were then impeccably presented to client in white embossed textured paper and lux violet satin bow. Violets have been cultivated and used in cooking and medicine for thousands of years.  Grown in gardens as an attractive ground cover, they come […]

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Formals + Flowers = Corsages

By Hermina Bevilacqua / April 19, 2010

Giving and wearing corsages makes the evening special and memorable.

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