Well, the 2016 RockStar Florists entries are all in and the competition is now CLOSED to new entries! Now, over 9 days (from November 2nd to the 10th) our judges will be doing the difficult work of choosing their RockStar Florists finalists from the total pool of entries. Read on to see Melanie Stapleton’s first 3 selections…
In the 2016 RockStar Florists competition we have 3 expert judges, Holly, Mel & Julia-rose, all bone-fide floral industry rock stars in their own right! Today’s judge is Melanie Stapleton.
Q: What Does 3 x 3 x 3 Equal? A: 27 RockStar Florists!
Over 9 days, our judges will be doing the difficult work of choosing their RockStar Florists finalists from the total pool of entries.
They will do this in lots of three, over three days, one from each of the three categories. This will result in all kinds of fancy numerical fun, but all you need to know is that it will total 27 RockStar Florist finalists who will then go into the public vote over at the Tesselaars Facebook community, battling it out to win in their category!
Today’s Judge Is: Melanie Stapleton from Cecilia Fox
Melanie is the founder and head honcho at Cecilia Fox, a thriving bespoke floral studio based in Melbourne. Cecilia Fox are nationally renowned for their super hip, often large scale, botanical styling for events and special occasions. View her profile page.
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Here are Mel’s first 3 selections into the 2016 RockStar Florists finals!
(The following words in italics are Melanie’s)
Flowers To Carry
Lyndal Gubbels from The Flower Dispensary
Mel says: This colour combo and flower choice is just something else – so wild and abundant and brimming with spring energy while still remaining elegant and chic.
Flowers To Wear
Jasmine Christie from Jasmine Christie Flowers
Mel says: I absolutely love the scale and drama of this head piece. So awesome to see something with character and guts!
Flowers To Decorate
Kiri Holly from The Ivy Forager
Mel says: Love the use of fruits and berries and flowers. An autumnal beauty with stunning movement and a most refined composition.
Thanks Melanie – no doubt you’ve made 3 florists very excited indeed!
Come back tomorrow folks as we reveal our next 3 judge’s selections – tomorrow it’s Julia-rose’s turn…VIEW FINALISTS GALLERY
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