June 21, 2010

Twigery

I knew the moment I walked through this courtyard, some beautiful artwork would await me. Twigery, located in the heart of Carmel by the Sea, is the design studio of Michael Merritt, a renowned master in the world of floral art, a visionary in his field with a unique style in floral creations. Michael's art creations have been showcased in respectable garden clubs, museums and political events in Washington, DC. As a member of AIFD (American Institute of Floral Designers), Michael has been in the forefront of promoting the art industry through his involvement in training seminars for upcoming designers. His recent work has graced the pages of Sunset Magazine , June 2010 and Le Soleil Magazine, Spring 2010.
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47 comments:

Debby said...

How gorgeous! Yes, this seems like your type of place!! Great find. xo

Rosie@Journey to Charm said...

He's a true artist. What beautiful work. Thanks for sharing.

Becca said...

Oh what a lovely little shop, and I love Carmel!

Lynda @ Happenstance Home said...

This looks like one of those shops that just gives a peaceful and happy feeling to all who enter. Beautiful!

the gardeners cottage said...

what gorgeous arrangements. i could live there! is this close to your home?

~janet

g.suzie said...

He is a 'floral wizzard' great arrangements. Very creative and interesting designs! I love curly willow, it gives an interesting element to any creation! You always have inspiring posts!

Paris Pastry said...

How amazing! He's really good! I love the white floral bouquet.

♥ Daniëlle

Style Attic said...

What is amazing about his work is "twigs" in general are not easy to work with! All those speak volumes and look effortless but stunning. That's really cool.

Jammer said...

wow that white bouquet is gorgeous!! What great designs.

http://jammer10am.blogspot.com/

Everton Terrace said...

Truly works of art indeed. My friends from Carmel were just here for a visit, must ask them next time if they know of Twigery (they must).

this free bird said...

Carmel by the Sea AND these wonderful twiggy arrangements?? Sounds like a blissful day to me!! :)

shari @ little blue deer said...

Oh, these are so gorgeous, MaryAnn! I LOVE flower arrangements, they are such an important part of decor, just lovely!

~*~ saskia ~*~ said...

What pretty arrangements, MaryAnn. looking so so pretty against the yellow wall!
Wishing you a wonderful **Summer**

Les Cotrions said...

What gorgeous arrangements! He's a true artist! Thanks for sharing!
How are you Mary Ann???
Wish you a nice start of the week!
Vale

daniela rota nodari said...

WOWWWWWW!!!!!Mary Ann!!!
I LOVE !!! These works are so gorgeous!!!
Kisssssssss <3
Daniela Dream Shabby Chic Milano

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

What wonderful arrangements and I would love to browse in a shop like that. Your photos are great.

Kristin said...

So beautiful! The third image - oh I would love that one on my table!! Wishing you a wonderful new week!

Kristin xoxo

Kerri said...

Just gorgeous Mary Ann! Lovely post, and such beautiful work. K xx

Cathy~Mille Fleur said...

Oh my! What beeauty! These are fabulous works of art! Love love love!

Enjoy!
Cathy

Poppies and Sunshine said...

Oh I will have to check this out next time I'm in Carmel! Thanks for sharing this. I really love that table with twigs has legs. So creative!

OneCraftyFox said...

What an amazing artist! Every piece is so unique.

charmaine said...

Beautiful! Both the shop and Carmel!

Brenda@Cozy Little House said...

Oh, I do truly love things of beauty born of twigs!
Brenda

Roses, Lace and Brocante said...

OH isn't he just such a talented artist. The beauty of twigs.

And don't we all just LOVE flowers.
I've always dreamed of having my own florist shoppe after seeing the beautiful ones in PARIS!!

Thankyou so much for sharing Maryann.
I would love you to come over and visit me and I'll get out my pretty teacups and make YOU very welcome!

SPLENDEROSA said...

A true artist.

The Zhush said...

Gorgeous! Bet it smelled like heaven in there as well!

Jen said...

Look at those beautiful arrangements!! See, this is exactly why I'd love to own a flower shop some day!

BonjourRomance said...

Bonjour Mary Ann,
What a beautiful shop and his creations are works of art. Glad you had a good afternoon.
Hope your week is off to a good start!
Mimi

The Homesteading Apartment said...

So beautiful and truly an art form! Thank you so much for stopping by my blog and becoming a follower (: Regarding your question, I am working on several books...not sure what God has in mind, but I'm forging ahead (: Thank you for your kind words of encouragement. I've enjoyed reading through your blog and look forward to coming back for future posts (:

Michele
XOXO

Kendall said...

He has some very unique floral designs! Super pretty.

Burlap Luxe said...

hello MaryAnn,
Thank you for your visit, ad your place is so beautiful, love all the pretties :) Wish I were there
xx
Dore

SweetOnVeg said...

Everything looks gorgeous. It looks like it's made with love.

Mackenzie {Design Darling} said...

that white bouquet is exquisite! thank you for introducing me to his wonderful work.

The Shiny Pebble said...

This is just my kinda place, so this is the talent behind my party flowers? ;)

You California girls have the best resources.

Hoping you are recovering quickly.

Hugs and kisses
Catherine

Millie said...

Just such an eye for style. They'd have to throw me out at closing time or I'd stay forever!
Millie ^_^

Struggler said...

How wonderful to work with such beautiful things on a daily basis... makes my spreadsheets look very dull!

Pemberley said...

Ok I LOVE all these photos. Such a talented floral designer! What a great life to work with this medium as an artist, surrounded by beauty all day.

Housewife Bliss said...

after surfing around your blog indeed this is your kind of place -- stunning finds as well. It seems we know so many bloggers in common, so happy we finally met and thank you for following my blog. I am finally back online after a few long weeks of moving...looking forward to getting to know you. All the best, Coryanne

Kellie Collis said...

Such darling blooms! Have a lovely weekend! x

Vintage French Hen said...

I just found your blog, and as I was scrolling down I saw Michael and I said "hey, I know him!" I used to work for him in Modesto when he owned the Thoughtful Flower! He is an amazing artist, I learned so much from him. I'm glad I know where to find him, next time I am in Carmel I will check out his shop. Thanks for the update, your blog is beautiful! Marcia in Turlock.

libys11 said...

stunning arrangements!!!

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daniela rota nodari said...

HI Mary Ann,
J'adore your shop!!!!
Kissssssssssssss ;)
Daniela Dream Shabby Chic Milano

Absolutely Ladylike said...

Oh, those flowers...such gorgeousness!

Have a great week, cheers: Evi

Heather {A Measure Of...} said...

What lovely photos and flower arrangements! And Carmel by the Sea, a beautiful place. Enjoy your 4th!

Charlotta Ward said...

A job to dream of for sure!
Love the way he layers the textures and colours. Very inspirational. Thanks for the intro.

Also a big thank you for becoming a follower of Space for Inspiration. I am so glad to have you and hope to receive your feedback on my posts.

Lots of love from Sydney.
xx Charlotta

Tina said...

Hi Mary Ann. These arrangements are amazing! I hope you are doing well and having a fabulous week ~ Tina x

Jen said...

Oh my gosh, look at those twig table legs!! How cool are those??

Happy Monday Dearie!! xo

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