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Design Division Winners

Special Exhibits Division Winners

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DESIGN DIVISION:
Section I: "Up and Down Park Avenue"

Class 1
"High Hats and Arrow Collars"


A Design in multiple containers staged on a 24" square x 36" high sage-gray pedestal

Designer,
Gretchen Collins
Nell McGinnis Award

COMMENT:
To the point.

Class 2
"Pants with Stripes
"

Design staged on a 12" square x 42" high black pedestal

Designer, Sherry Sanelli
Blue Ribbon and Designer's Choice Award

COMMENT:
Trouserific!

Class 3
"Rockefellers Walk with Sticks"


A  Design staged on a 20" square x 34" high sage-gray pedestal

Designer, Tracy Cugini
Blue Ribbon

Comment:
High society!

Section II: "Spending Every Dime"
All designs in this section must be small [see HB p.142]. Designs will be staged on a shelf 48" from the floor.     

Class 4
Tiffany Treasures


A Small Design staged against a 10"square Tiffany Blue background, provided by the committee, using fresh and dried plant material.

Designer, Pat Pfurr
Blue Ribbon

Comment:
A true treasure!

Class 5
Stupendous Steuben


A Small Design staged against a 10" square black velvet background, provided by the committee, using fresh and dried plant material.

Designer, Barbara Bosco
Blue Ribbon

Comment:
Dazzling!

Class 6
Bloomingdale's Fashions


A Small Design with all dried plant material. Exhibitor must provide a 10" square background.

Designer,
Gretchen Collins
Blue Ribbon - Petite Award

Comment:
Striking!

Section III: "You'll Declare It's Simply Topping"

Class 7
Brunch at the Carlyle

An Exhibition Table Type 1 [see HB p. 151] staged with a black  frame 40" x 30" x 6" deep on a black skirted table 4' x 30" deep x 29"high.

Designer, Lois Nichols
Blue Ribbon

Comment:
Yum! Yum!

Class 8
Cocktails at the Pierre


An Exhibition Table Type 2 [see HB p. 151] staged on a 24" diameter x 27 ½" high white skirted table

Designer, Maria Nahom
Blue Ribbon


Class 9
Dinner at the Russian Tea Room

A Functional Table for two [see HB p.149] set for dinner.  Staged on a 36" round, 29" high table, skirted in white. Exhibitormust provide overlay.

Designer, Ronnie Schoelzel
Blue Ribbon, Table Artistry Award

Comment:
Nicholas and Alexandra dine here.

Section IV: "With Their Noses in the Air"

Class 10
A Reception at the Chrysler Building

A Functional Buffet Table for six, staged on a 6' x 42" x 30" high, white skirted table.

Long Hill Garden Club of Trumbull
Blue Ribbon

Comment:
Art Deco at its Best!

Class 11
Have You Seen the Well-to-Do?

A Vignette [see HB p. 146] representing a shop window viewed while strolling. Staged in a sage-gray triangular space with walls 4' deep x 6' high.  Design must include some fresh plant material.

Evergreen Garden Club
Blue Ribbon & Club Competition Award

Comment:
Elegant Adrien's Boutique!

Section V: "Super-Duper, Let's Mix"

Class 12
Let's Take a Spin in the Duesy

A Design staged on one half of a 6' x 30" x 36" high table skirted in white. Exhibitor must provide a 24" x 30" background.

Designer, Donna Nowak
Blue Ribbon

Comment:
Let's Take a Spin!

Class 13
Coney Island Weekend Fun

A Design staged on one half of a 6' x 30" x 36" high table skirted in white. Exhibitor must provide a 24" x 30" background.

This class is not open tomembers of CT Judges Council or other NGC Judges.

Designer, Trish Manfredi
Blue Ribbon

Comment:
"Let's Take a Ride!"

 

Class 14
The Lindy Hop!

A Design staged on 12" square x 42" high sage-gray pedestal.

Designer, Brenda Connor
Blue Ribbon and Connecticut Judges Design Award

Comment:
"Let's Dance!"

Special Exhibits Division - Artistic Crafts
Section I: "Why Don't You Go Where Fashion Sits"

Class 1
In Their Mitts

A decorated evening purse including some plant material. To be staged on a mannequin.

Designer, Gretchen Collins
Blue Ribbon

Comment:
Exquisite!

Class 2
Tips His Hat

A decorated hat including some plant material. To be staged on a mannequin.

Designer, Susan Gass
Blue Ribbon

Comment:
Exotica

 

Class 3
Smart Tidbits

A necklace created from all dried plant material. Staging details available from consultant.

Designer, Kymrie Zaslow
Blue Ribbon and Artistic Crafts Award

Comment:
Dazzling! 24 Karat

Section II: "On That Famous Thoroughfare"
(This class is open as a club competition.)

Class 4
A Grand Central Station Welcome

A carpet of plant material contained within a 3' by 4' black wood frame, provided by the committee, staged on the floor.

West Haven Garden Club
Blue Ribbon

Comment:
Spectacular!