ISSUE 59  |  L'Amour

World’s Most Beautiful Flower Shop?

February 13, 2013 12:00 PM

BY Alexa Hotz

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Located on Værndamsvej, a street that dissects Copenhagen from Frederiksberg, Martin Reinicke's Blomsterskuret (meaning "flower shed" in Danish) is overflowing with starter plants, topiaries, and fresh cut flowers.

Reinicke, a floral designer and potter, began Blomsterskuret shortly after establishing his workshop-in-shop, Krukkeriet, where he sells his earthenware planters. The flower shop is built out of a small shed, painted black, and illuminated with rustic gooseneck lighting outside. Both Krukkeriet and Blomsterskuret are located on the same street in the popular Vesterbro district. For more information, visit Blomsterskuret.

Above: Reinicke arranges potted plants in the shop window.

Above: A group of pale lavender stands out against the shop's black exterior. A draw of allium blossoms reveals the mix of black and chalkboard paint.

Above: Located at Værndedamsvej 3 A, 1819 in Frederiksberg.

Above: A rustic flower shop essential: chalkboard signs display daily offerings.

Above: One of Reinicke's planters holds bunches of dried eucalyptus pods.

Above: Reinicke creates driftwood wreaths sold in the shop. Similarly, Kinfolk magazine editor Nathan Kinfolk designs wreaths in Framed and Foraged: DIY Wall Hangings.

Above: Interior shop windows are painted in a pastel blue.

Above: A Scandinavian-style wreath, with trails of sphagnum moss, holds four green tapers —a custom, seasonal arrangement.

Wondering how to recreate the world's most beautiful—and simple—floral arrangement in a vase? See Tulip Magnolia Branches: Just Add Water.

N.B.: Traveling to Denmark? See all 21 locations to visit in our Copenhagen City Guide.