key flowers to consider
Botanicals that draw one back to the earth are important, such as
grasses, mosses and pods. More traditional flowers, such as
roses, callas and Hydrangeas, are incorporated in key colors
Groupings of elements bring attention to the ingredients, as do
single-bloom displays reminiscent of a botanist’s specimen
display. Classic English tussies seem at home in “Habitat.” And
Wardian cases and glass cloches are perfect mini-environments
within which to display “specimen” florals.
bookcase as a backdrop upon which to replicate an English study,
where these designs would be at home. Incorporate classic bird
and botanical prints; old books; nests; and butterfly, bug or egg
collections along with the florals.
birds, nests and eggs
British floral patterns
cases and cloches