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Dr. Delphinium Designs & Events to provide the floral for the Marshall home in Lancaster

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EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION GETS DR DELPHINIUM TO DESIGN FLORAL FOR CARLTON MARSHALL'S HOME IN LANCASTER 

 

DALLAS (Nov. 9, 2009) - ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition selected Dr. Delphinium Designs & Events to provide the floral for the Marshall home in Lancaster.
 
The home was renovated in late July for disabled Dallas police officer Carlton Marshall and his family.  Marshall suffered injuries after being shot during a raid in 2007 and could no longer navigate his Lancaster home.
 
A Dallas police SWAT crew demolished the old home, and in less than a week, more than 2,000 volunteers and crew members of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition built a spacious, wheelchair-accessible house for the family of four, according to The Dallas Morning News. 

"It Is an honor to be selected by the show and to help bring joy to the Marshall family," said Charles Ingrum, owner and general manager of Dr Delphinium.  
 

Dr Delphinium Designs & Events worked closely with designer Minh Nguyen on the interior floral for the home, volunteering both the floral and numerous man-hours for the project.

 

Photo courtesy ABC-TV.
 

The Extreme Makeover Home Edition team took a "modern ranch" design approach to the Marshall home - with rustic and modern structure and influences.  With that in mind, Minh and his colleagues created arrangements with sunflowers, driftwoods, giant succulents, persimmons, fruits on the vine, and red dahlias for vibrancy. 
 
"Strong color and form are very important to how we made our selections for the Marshalls," said Minh.
 
"It was so exciting to arrive on the set and have the energy and creativity of ideas generated right on the spot," said Minh.  "And wonderful to bring the beauty of floral to the Marshall's home to add even more to the gift! Wow."
 
The Marshall home episode aired Sunday, Oct. 18 on the Dallas ABC affiliate, WFAA-TV, Channel 8.
 
Additional photos of the Dr. Delphinium Designs & Events team at work on the Marshall home follow this announcement.Additional photos follow this announcement. 

 

About Extreme Makeover: Home Edition

Each week, "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" selects a different family in need as the recipient of a new or significantly refurbished residence. In seven seasons, "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" has come to the aid of more than 160 deserving families and dozens of communities, transforming homes and beautifying neighborhoods. The show attracts approximately 11 million viewers every Sunday.

The Emmy-award winning reality program "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition," now in its seventh season, is produced by Endemol USA, a division of Endemol Holding. It is executive-produced by Anthony Dominici. David Goldberg is chairman of Endemol North America. The show airs Sundays from 8 - 9 p.m., ET on ABC. 
 

About Dr Delphinium Designs and Events
Dr Delphinium Designs & Events, based in Dallas, Texas, is a full service florist that has served customers worldwide. Founded in 1988, Dr Delphinium Designs & Events was the first European flower market in the United States. The company is known for carrying high quality arrangements, unique flowers and plants. A wide range of distinctive glass and ceramic vases are always available. The company also operates an extensive special events business for weddings, parties and corporate events. Along with the special events side, Dr Delphinium  provides a high-caliber interior landscaping service for your home or office.

The company operates two retail locations: the main store at Lovers Lane and a second location at MedicalCity. Dr Delphinium was nominated by The Dallas Business Journal in 2007 and in 2008 as one of the best places to work. The company also received Best Florist 2008 from Dallas Observer readership.

The highest-quality customer service is Dr Delphinium's trademark. We offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee. We accept orders 24 hours a day via www.DrDelphinium.com

 

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For more information, contact:
Fran Gallagher                  
Praestar Public Relations
214-762-6193
fran@praestarpr.com

www.drdelphinium.com Photo courtesy ABC-TV.

 

www.drdelphinium.com Photo courtesy ABC-TV

 

www.drdelphinium.com Photo courtesy ABC-TV

 

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Designer Minh Nguyen (left) and Suzie Gosko, Chris Morris and Melody Neff of Dr Delphinium Designs & Events.
 

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Unloading the floral for the Marshall home.

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Getting ready to put the finishing touches on the interior floral.


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