Can flowers evoke an escape to the coast? These six beach inspired flower arrangements from Christina Springfield of Nouveau Events and Flowers bring home the summery vibe of the surf, pools, and vistas at Alys Beach, Florida.

Christina Springfield, Nouveau Flowers

Flowers on the half shell emerging from the sea recall Botticelli and his Venus. FLOWER LIST: ‘Carolina Sapphire’ cypress foliage, cymbidium orchids,  muscari,  sweet peas

Christina Springfield, Nouveau Flowers

Lounging by the pool, these purple blossoms can take the heat. FLOWER LIST: anemones, muscari

Christina Springfield, Nouveau Flowers

Inspector Poirot would be proud to display this edgy creation of summer floral fare and magnifying glasses perched on top of a Modern Man base. FLOWER LIST: cymbidium orchids, echeveria succulents, flaxleaves, hellebores, hydrangeas, pieris

Christina Springfield, Nouveau Flowers

As if the bride will be right back to claim her bouquet, an arrangement of beachy blooms gets a splash of refreshing water from the fountain. FLOWER LIST: ‘Carolina Sapphire’ cypress foliage, cattleya orchids, echeveria succulents, fringed ‘Aladdin’ tulips, hydrangeas, phalaenopsis orchids

Christina Springfield, Nouveau Flowers

A symphony of blues, complete with batons, is set in a bower of palms and breezy white linen. FLOWER LIST: clematis, echeveria succulents, graperoot vine, hydrangeas, pieris, yucca poles

Christina Springfield, Nouveau Flowers

These kidney-shaped, water- pod vases will float your succulents and your boat. FLOWER LIST: echeveria succulents

Photography by Paul Johnson Photography

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