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October 24, 2016

orchid

 

In the ninth grade, Terry Furuta started working in florist shop and discovered her love of flowers and plants. Today, the award-winning orchid designer is well known in the Atlanta area for her real and faux arrangements.

The company: Atlanta-based Terry Furuta Designs started in 2010. The shop offers both cut and potted (and fragrant) orchid arrangements, faux orchid (permanent botanical) arrangements and terrariums.

The founder/designer: Furuta grew up in Thomasville and attended the University of Georgia. She has a master’s certificate in Ikebana from the Ikenobo school, based in Kyoto, Japan.

What’s popular: Orchid arrangements using exotic as well as Phalaenopsis  orchids (the most commonly grown orchid) in white and other colors for homes, offices, restaurants and client gifts ($65 and up). Also terrariums start ($65 and up).

Other favorites: Faux orchid and succulent arrangements ($75 and up) and aeriums ($25 to $65).

Fun (or unusual) requests: Private terrarium parties.

What’s new: Handcrafted moss paintings.

Where to buy: Terry Furuta Designs, 2970 Peachtree Road NW, Suite 160, in Atlanta (www.terryfurutadesigns.com). Also at Atlanta Made, 1187 Howell Mill Road NW (atlantamade.us).

 

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