About Philomena Kwok

Philomena is the founder of Bloombox Co, occasional hatmaker and pickle aficionado. She lives in Melbourne where she works to get locally grown flowers into homes and businesses.

Hello Sunshine – Sunflower and Ivy arrangement

Hello Sunshine - Sunflower and Ivy Arrangement with Bud Wax and Ranunculus When sometimes it seems all a bit Too Much, there's nothing wrong with turning to the simplest of pleasures to restore your soul. Shrug off for a moment, a day, or a week what's happening out there. Taking the [...]

Under a Blue Moon – Kale and Peach Sticks Arrangement

Under a Blue Moon - Kale and Peach Sticks Arrangement with Snapdragon, Lisianthus, and Magnolia Foliage Let’s be honest, it’s a dreary and frustrating situation. It can be hard to find the silver lining when you find yourself hanging out in the bathroom for a change of scenery. But we [...]

Thinking Inside The Box – Lisianthus and Snapdragon Arrangement

Thinking Inside the Box! - Lisianthus and Snapdragon Arrangement with Ivy Berry and Wax Flower This one’s a breath of fresh air for our friends in lockdown this week! Sometimes thinking outside the box is a frustrating impossibility, so this week we’re thinking inside the box with a modern, fresh, [...]

Crimson Sunset – Poppy and Tulip Arrangement

Crimson Sunset - Poppy and Tulip Arrangement with Rust Chryssies, Copper Glow and Black Tea Tree Well this one's a bit bloody gorge, isn't it? Totally blown away by the vivid contrast between these bright crimson and orange flowers against dusky Copper glow. Like a blazing sunset putting on its [...]

Cool Delicates – Kale and Lisianthus Arrangement

Ooops! We're having an issue with this week's video 🙈  Check in later this afternoon. In the meantime, enjoy this one below for kale-icious inspiration. Cool Delicates - Ornamental Kale Arrangement With Spinning Gum and Lisianthus We're used to the warmer months stealing the show with their easy abundance [...]

Merci Bouquet – Tulips and Lisianthus Arrangement

Merci Bouquet These flowers bear a striking resemblance to our Mums, no? Hear us out. We’ve got Dusty Miller - she might be grey, but her cheeks are soft enough to stroke! Lacey, silvery leaves, furry to the touch. Comforting. Just like her best hugs. Then we have Lisianthus, once [...]

A Heady Romance – Paperwhites and Gymea leaf Arrangement

A Heady Romance - Fragrant Paperwhite Arrangement with Gymea leaves, Dusty Miller and Virburnum The name of this week’s box is inspired by the paper white flower and its origins! A Mediterranean native, it belongs to the Narcissus family (ah Narc, remember him? Totally in love with himself!) and has [...]

Autumnal Homage – Autumn inspired sunflower arrangement

Autumnal Homage - Autumn Inspired Sunflower Arrangement with Nandina, Magnolia and Tulips It’s getting a little bit nippy! In Melbourne, perhaps more than a little, where temperatures when we were up this morning picking and packing were ooooh, about 8 degrees! Seems fitting that this week's arrestingly autumnal homage coincides [...]

Stay Golden – Rustic Sunflower arrangement

Escape to the Country - Rustic Sunflower Arrangement with Sedge Grass, Grevillea and Queen Anne's Lace Craving a little country getaway? Well we’re bringing some rustling rustic beauty to your doorstep this week. Vibrant sunflowers bring a ray of sunshine into your home all on their own, but teamed up [...]

DIY Australian Easter Flower Arrangement

There's so much to love about Easter - friends, family, chocolate, a proliferation of bunny themed things, and of course, a much needed long weekend! It's the perfect time to crack out those crafty talents and dive into some egg decorating (or lets be honest, some chocolate egg eating!)     [...]