Gorgeous Glamelias! Perhaps that's what I should have named this series of posts on this unusual handmade flower.
The Glamelia Series
Anyway, this is Part 4 on my series on Glamelias. In Part 1 you learned about the origin of the glamelia. Part 2 was a gallery of glorious glamelias. And Part 3 focused on the experiences of floral designers who've made glamelias.
Image: via Studio Blomst
Glamelias Aren't Only Hard To Make
As I mentioned in Part 1 of this series on glamelias, I was actually learning as I was writing. I don't usually do that. When I write a series of posts on one topic, I generally have them all researched, planned and written mostly written before one post is published.
I've been pretty busy here at the shop. So once I decided to write the series I just jumped right in.
Problem was, that unlike the other series I've written, it was pretty difficult finding info on glamelias. Nearly all the articles I found pointed back to the same 3 posts. Beautiful pictures, but not much info.
Image:via The Wedding Bee
The Glamelia Project
Though I don't think I'll ever make a glamelia, I'd like to help further the available information on this subject. So I figured I'd start small, by continuing to build on my glamelia pinboard, which I just renamed "The Glamelia Project" on Pinterest.
The Goal of The Glamelia Project
To increase the accessibility to information about the glamelia for those interested in buying, making or simply learning about this magnificent floral creation.
Image: International Floral Blogs
Please Help Me Collect Information About Glamelias
I was hoping to make The Glamelia Project pinboard open to the public, but my understanding is that I can only add select contributors to the page.
You Can Contribute To The Glamelia Project By:
1. Leaving me comments with links to glamelia information and pictures
2. Emailing me at firstcomeflowers.typepad.com
- links to good information and great pictures
- links to pinboards with great images of glamelias
I'd greatly appreciate your help with this project.
Image: Black Orchid Floral Design
Search Beyond the United States
I got a significant amount of information on glamelias from florists and floral designers in other countries. I also had to wade past a lot of junk that used the word glamelia, but had nothing at all to do it.
Remember, you can also search for these other terms for glamelias: composite bouquets, rose duchesse and malmaison.
Image: Flora Verde
I'm going to make every effort to keep the board attractive and informative. Please send me links to great new pictures whenever you can
Looking forward to your help with this!
What do you think of this idea? Have any suggestions for keeping it simple?