the type that often seems to live in Maine. It costs more than the two options above. It’s an investment. But you greatly value artistry and having something so truly unique and special. The chair will be made out of hundred year old solid oak. The craftsman will have walked his/her woodland, knowing each tree in it, and picked the perfect specimen for the project. They will have cut the tree down themself and milled the lumber by hand. They will have waited patiently for the lumber to cure to avoid any cracks or flaws. They will then spend hours sawing, whittling, carving, sanding and joining the pieces together. It becomes a one-of-a-kind piece of art. It couldn’t be duplicated if he tried. When company comes to your house, they notice it immediately. You feel proud to have it and love sharing its story with your guests. After all, you really enjoyed getting to know the craftsman who took such care in creating it. It’s a cherished piece. It makes the room. It’s timeless. It’s worth every pretty penny.
And then you can buy a chair from a master craftsman,
All the options are valid. The results, however, are drastically different.Use a Walmart florist and you’ll get a poof of babys breath and standard/bodega roses, not dissimilar to bouquets in every grocery store across America.Use an Ikea florist and you’ll get a trendy bouquet of garden roses and maybe some succulents, not dissimilar to bouquets popping up on Pinterest every minute.Use a master craftsman and you’ll get a bouquet that is grown specifically for you, crafted with dozens of varieties of blooms and foliage you may have never even known existed. It’s exquisite. It’s truly one-of-a-kind. There are no Pins that look just like it, and you certainly would never find it in a grocery store. You’ll love sharing its unique story with your guests who will be commenting continually on how beautiful your flowers are and how “you” they are. Because they are.
It’s up to you to choose with whom to source and trust your floral designs with and why.