Bouquets for every occasion
By Esther Williams
Custom made floral bouquets to co-ordi-nate with costumes or interiors
for all those special occasions are Sandamali Talayaratne's speciality.
Sprigs, on High Level Road, Gangodawila, Nugegoda,
has a wide range of designs in bouquets for offices, homes and memorable
events like weddings. Coordinated sets for brides, bridesmaids and flower
girls together with head-dresses and other decorations are their forte.
Sprigs Proprietor, Sandamali says that her distinctive designs are tailor-made
to suit a variety of occasions.
She enjoys trying out new ideas to cater to individual requirements or
taste. "I like to give something new for every customer," she says. Sandamali
has also had experience in making decorations for hotels and churches.
Having had professional training in flower arranging she enjoys creating
impressive looking arrangements. "What could be more satisfying than working
with flowers; they add beauty to life," she smiles.
At a recent promotion jointly organized by Sprigs and Chalani Model
Brides, some of her unique styles were displayed. Indian and Kandyan brides
carried her creations of madonna lilies with orchids, and extravagant blue,
pink and mauve bouquets.