Inspired florals from Dandelion Ranch

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They had us with their name. And their insanely beautiful, textured, landscape-like floral arrangements of course. We made a pilgrimage to their studio a few weeks ago and seriously, their space is just as inspiring as their work with flowers and plants.

First a little peek into their portfolio:






We cannot get over their way with color and form and texture. Each arrangement looks like a little ark, crammed full of enough pretty plants to populate a needy, undiscovered island. Maybe we’re getting a little obsessed… but you know???

And then there’s the studio. Massive chalkboard walls, vintage french flower cans stuffed full of fresh branches and blooms, a back patio-cum-succulent nursery, and in every corner is a sweet little story made from objects and vessels and petals and color… We’ll just let the photos do the talking here…


That’s Clover Chadwick, proprietress and green thumb extraordinaire. We tried to get the scoop on her inspiration and her process but she gave all the credit to the flowers themselves. She goes to the flower market downtown every morning and then literally builds arrangements around the shape of the branches and the size of the blooms. Poetry, no?




Little snippets from her army of living material on the back patio. We found her interest in growing her own plants to be truly inspiring. She’s really not just a florist, but a horticulturist who happens to have an uncanny ability in the flower arranging department.


See?? Exceptional work, we thinks. For LA locals, Dandelion Ranch offers once a month classes on floral arranging. How fun would that be with your bridesmaids? Especially if you’re thinking of doing your own flowers for your wedding.

For lots more pretty portfolio shots and to contact them about your event or their classes, go to their website:

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nole @ oh so beautiful paper on Apr 6, 2009


Shelby on Apr 6, 2009

I love their natural, earthy vibe. Thanks for sharing!

Meg on Apr 6, 2009

Yum, girls, yum.

Brittany on Apr 6, 2009

wow. wow wow. I wish I lived in LA just for this spot. Gorgeous, just gorgeous.

aruna b. photography on Apr 6, 2009

wow...are you kidding me! their stuff is beyond breathtaking.

madeleine brown on Apr 6, 2009

Just beautiful. I want my house to look like that.

RhiannonM on Apr 6, 2009

I am definitely adding this to my list of "must visit places" for LA. The flowers just made my day 100% brighter. Thanks so much for sharing!

Bree on Apr 6, 2009

Yay, Clover! I can't wait to see what she cooks up for our wedding in a few weeks.

michelle on Apr 7, 2009

wow, my dream job....and dream talent!

Emily @ Peach & Pearl on Apr 7, 2009

Amazing! Gorgeous! Beautiful! ...and I love the chalkboards.

Heather-one love photo on Apr 7, 2009

Oh, amazing! It's flower fine art. The pink one is tooo beautiful for words.

edyta szyszlo photo on Apr 7, 2009

sensational! everything about the arrangements is breathtaking...can i move into your space?!

kelley lewis venturo on Apr 7, 2009

Those floral arrangements are so different and earthy. Just lovely. And a great idea to do a class with your bridesmaids!

Melissa on Apr 7, 2009

So pretty! It would be so amazing to be able to take a class with them. I would love to have a room in my house that looks like their studio :)

K @ Blog Goggles on Apr 8, 2009

Gorgeous! But where are the dandelions? :)

fresh365 on Apr 8, 2009

Just gorgeous! And I love that oversized chalkboard!

mint on Apr 10, 2009

WOW. in my next life, i want to be a florist for sure. maybe in my next life i'll have a greener thumb as well :)

Michelle May on Apr 13, 2009

Amazing post, a fantastic designer with a very cool and inviting workshop. Your photos and your capture of the essence bring it all to life! I love how eclectic and artistic it all feels. UN- believable!!

simon nickell on Apr 13, 2009

As a florist (and a really hard to please one at that!) if I had a shop I'd want one like this! Truly beautiful.

Gabrielle from a Summer Picnic Wedding on Apr 16, 2009

oh. WOW!

didi on Apr 16, 2009


Heidi@TrulyEngaging on Apr 20, 2009

Unbelieveable! I'm moving to LA for one month just to take a class. Stunning and beyond...

JEAN SNYDER on Jan 29, 2010

would love to take one or more of your classes what is your address HOPE T HEAR FROM YOU SOON

JEAN SNYDER on Jan 29, 2010


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I am definitely adding this to my list of “must visit places” for LA. The flowers just made my day 100% brighter. Thanks so much for sharing!

Plastic Greenhouse on Aug 9, 2010

wow incredibly beautiful, id be very very happy!

Daily Trading System Review on May 24, 2011

Great....the flower arrangement is so i wish i can do one..

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