The End of Summer

This poem by Edna St. Vincent Millay inspired me to create these floral pieces.

By: KATYA HUTTER | 06-09-2023 | 1 min read
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A poem by Edna St. Vincent Millay


When poppies in the garden bleed,
And coreopsis goes to seed,

And pansies, blossoming past their prime,
Grow small and smaller all the time,

When on the mown field, shrunk and dry,
Brown dock and purple thistle lie,

And smoke from forest fires at noon
Can make the sun appear the moon,

When apple seeds, all white before,
Begin to darken in the core,

I know that summer, scarcely here,
Is gone until another year.


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Edna St. Vincent Millay (February 22, 1892 – October 19, 1950) was an American lyrical poet and playwright.


Floral Design and Photography: Katya Hutter, @katyahutterfloraldesign, garden roses by Verse Rozen, sweet peas by, supporting flowers by Dobbe Flowers and Marginpar, silk by Pomegranate Colours.

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Katya Hutter

Katya Hutter is a floral designer based in Amsterdam, specialized in creating luxury and artistic floral decors for private clients, weddings & events, and the fashion industry. Her style is lush, nature-inspired, abundant and surprising. Katya believes that nature inspires better designs, it's a source of great inspiration for her. She received her training in Aalsmeer, The Netherlands, in the very heart of the world’s floral industry and has received private lessons and master classes from a brilliant Japanese florist Atsushi Taniguchi in his flower school in Paris. Atsushi’s work has greatly influenced Katya’s ever-evolving style as she continues to refine her skills through continued study. ​Her background, as a fashion stylist, a photo producer and an agent of award winning photographers undoubtably adds an extra dimension to her floristry, successfully balancing commercial considerations whilst maintaining artistic integrity, assuring that her clients get the best possible quality and impeccable service. Katya speaks three languages: Russian, English, Dutch and welcomes clients from Europe and further afield to her creative floral atelier in the heart of Amsterdam.Katya has worked and collaborated with a broad range of companies, private clients, celebrities, magazines and brands including but not limited to Cosmopolitan, Glamour, GQ, In Style, Viva, Collezioni, Wedding, Playboy, Shape, Burda, L’Oreal, Dove, BBDO, Saatchi&Saatchi, Publicis, Sofitel Legend The Grand, Conservatorium Hotel, dancers from The Dutch National Ballet Company.



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