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Summer Blooms with Kate Holt

Exploring a range of summery palettes, Kate Holt of Flower Wild arranges bursting blooms and garden-green vines to echo the dialogue they have in nature

The romantic, garden-style arrangements created by floral and event designer Kate Holt for Flower‘s May/June 2014 issue are an all-time favorite. Revisit our Q&A with Kate to learn more about her inspirations and flower-filled life.

large summer floral arrangement with pastel pinks, purples, white and green, designed by Kate Holt in a clay vessel, displayed on an antique metal garden chair beside a metal watering can, against a pale gray-green wall

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“Layers, lines, shapes—all of it to me is like a soft, sculptural, breathing puzzle.” — Kate Holt
a garden-style arrangement featuring purple, violet, and white blooms by Kate Holt

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“My style is totally borrowed from nature, as if I went in her closet and pulled out a nice dress and tried it on.” — Kate Holt
fruited floral arrangement featuring orange, peach, and coral hues

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  • Crown Imperial fritillarias
  • Ranunculus
  • Clematis vine
  • Kumquats
soft pink, romantic arrangement by Kate Holt, featuring tulips that have been manually opened

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Floral design by Kate Holt, flowerwild.com | Photography by Elizabeth Messina