Grand Opening!  We have arrived.

One recent freezing April night, we invited a few friends, ok, a lot of friends, to celebrate our new home turf.  Frances Palmer created a collection of incredible, flamboyant vases just for the occasion, so there were many reasons to rejoice. We couldn’t help but indulge in some delectable sweets from the great pastry chef Amadou Ly, Read More

HOME in the fresh salty sea air

The journey is over.  Our new home is a sunny corner in Manhattan’s old Seaport. The building was built in 1865 by George B. Post (architect of the Stock Exchange) and is adorned with cast iron starfish and terra cotta seamonsters. Please join us for our GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION, this Thursday, April 17th, 6-9 pm. Read More

Flowers in Snow for Veranda Magazine

This chilly day is reminding me of my numb, frozen appendages last February, when we shot a feature for this month’s Veranda Magazine.  We built some ambitious pieces, blizzard and all.  This first one was at least twenty feet across.  I hung from an enormous ladder and tried not to drop any crumbs in the freshly Read More

26 August 2013



We are excited to announce our big move into Manhattan! This means our shop at 57 Jay Street in Brooklyn will close on September 1st. It’s a bittersweet occasion. We will miss our wild, little hovel and all of our neighbors and clients and friends who have wandered in over the past 4 years and Read More

Brooklyn Botanic Garden Spring Gala 2013

To celebrate the Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s recent expansion of their Native Flora Garden, Emily Thompson Flowers was invited to design the Garden’s Spring Gala. From my first conversations with the Gala’s organizers, I felt this project was made for me- I love working with materials that reflect our native landscape, I live near the garden and Read More

Floral design class at Japan Society April 6th

Join me Saturday, April 6th, for a class inspired by the current exhibition at Japan Society, Edo Pop. Tickets are available here. We’ll be working with the most beautiful spring branches and flowers to evoke the colorful, humorous graphic impact of Edo prints. Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849), Hydrangea and Swallow from the Large Flower Series, 1832. Color woodblock print (nishiki-e). 17 1/2 Read More

13 February 2013

A Very Vogue Valentine.

A Very Vogue Valentine.

We were asked to design flowers for’s Valentine spread’s tabletop vignettes … This first image is meant to represent young love in its bohemian frenzy.  This woodland arrangement’s little thorny quince branch speaks to what lies ahead for this lovely couple. The married couple have a lush arrangement of two-toned VERY luxurious “tigre” anemones and clown Read More