Makin' It: Emily Thompson, Floral Designer

"White House curators ok'd some designs I thought were fairly outrageous... dumping giant moss and lichen-covered rocks all over their mantelpieces."

Emily Thompson is a floral designer based in Brooklyn. Her fantastical creations have graced everything from weddings to the White House during the holiday season. She recently spoke with us about the business of blossoms, the inspiration of mythic landscapes and how a month in a flower shop during college got her where she is today.

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