I recently had a consultation with a lovely bride-to-be; we’ll call her Eucalyptus Bride. Eucalyptus Bride came in armed with her Pinterest boards (I trust you all know what those are) and a fresh green focal point for her vision: garland of seeded eucalyptus, silver dollar eucalyptus, and spiral eucalyptus. Just gorgeous! And Eucalyptus Bride wanted this garland everywhere: on the welcome sign...
So, let’s talk about Baby’s Breath, also known as gypsophilia. Ever since I opened my floral studio I had a healthy disdain for Baby’s Breath, much like some people strongly dislike carnations. I refer to carnations as “the red headed step child” of the flower world. (I feel very comfortable saying that, as I am [...]
Carnations, The Red Headed Step Child of the Flower World. I can say that because I too am a red head. When sitting with brides discussing flower options for their bouquets I have often bought up the carnation and it’s pretty much the 80 / 20 rule. 80% of the people don’t like them and [...]
Sorry to rain on your bridal parade but let’s talk about the Budget. That dreaded “B” word that we have to address, preferably sooner rather than later. So before Pinterest has sold you a bouquet that is not in your wedding flower budget, let’s break this down bloom by bloom. Gertrude Stein was wrong, a [...]
Take it Outside! Size Does Matter More and more wedding couples are choosing larger centerpieces to add impact to their venue, drawing the eye up to the wedding venue’s space. These tall centerpieces are often made with the wedding flowers and curly willow branches. Flip [...]