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 11th) our judges will be doing the difficult work of choosing their RockStar Florists finalists from the total pool of entries. Read on to see Julia-rose’s second 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 Julia-rose.
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!
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Today’s Judge Is: Julia-rose of Flowers By Julia-rose
With over 20 years industry experience, Julia-rose is a celebrated floral artist with an international reputation for her sumptuous organic and naturally eclectic designs. View her profile page.
Here are Julia-rose’s first 3 selections into the 2016 RockStar Florists finals!
(The following words in italics are Julia-rose’s)
Flowers To Carry
Jappalin Manning from Flowertalk
Julia-rose says: Beautiful in every way. This beautiful little creation looks simple & sweet due to great technique. I can see there must be a very patient florist behind this piece, who loves wiring (or at least cleaning the stems to detail) all of those fiddly little details that make things look perfect on the other side of the design.
Flowers To Wear
Julia Hails from Ginger Lily & Rose
Julia-rose says: I love this piece. It as though it could sit in the pages of this seasons latest wedding magazine. The delicate asparagus ferns, mixed with Jasmine and geranium and just beautiful. Modern and traditional garden in one. The beautiful little hard edged petals of of the dahlia against the soft belly ruffles of the Roses is exactly what everyone is screaming for this season. The color palette’s, is the “whats hot this spring’ colours of wedding flowers to have. Beautifully made and totally wearable for this seasons bride to be. Gorgeous work.
Flowers To Decorate
Jacqueline Griffiths from Two Hearts Club
Julia-rose says: Stunning in every way. Opulent – with the over abundance of fresh florals. Wild – introduced by the magnificent use of greenery and movement. Modern – the grouping and blocking = yummo, and still classic in a sense. I love the simple bouquet and sweet flower crown too. Extraordinary.
Thanks Julia-rose – 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 back to Holly!VIEW FINALISTS GALLERY