The Good Life: Obsession May 2006

Spring showers have finally brought May flowers—and we can’t stop ooh-ing at the 1950s-inspired ­special event ­arrangements Shelby Fraser dreams up at Sweet Pea florist’s new Grays Ferry outpost. Here, Fraser breathed ­rainbow-bright life into a classic Biedermeier-style bouquet of ranunculus, Israeli ruscus, and roses with names like “Orange Babe,” “Yellow Sun City” and, fittingly, “Miracle” (arrangements from $85-$450; 2227 Grays Ferry Avenue, 215-732-3454;