Seasonal Blooms for Your Bouquet – Part 2: Winter

Hello, Readers! As promised, this week we give you the second installment of our series Seasonal Blooms for Your Bouquet. Enjoy! Winter Blooms to Leave You Wonderstruck  Remember how much we love Roses? You might say it’s a love affair. For winter, use the Hybrid Tea Rose – probably the most common variety – and sprays of miniature roses. For colors, whites, creams, pale yellows and red roses are popular choices. We also love using Read more…

Seasonal Blooms for Your Bouquet – Part 1: Fall

We’ve noticed that not many couples are in the know about which varieties of flowers are available at certain times of year in the Pacific Northwest. “Why is this important to know,” you may wonder? Well… because knowing a little bit about seasonal flowers and their local availability can translate into big cash savings when designing your wedding flowers.  (Peonies in November? Really?!)  Your local flower vendors are experts in knowing what is seasonally available Read more…

Harvest Celebration Ideas

​We’re really inspired by fall in Seattle right now. The crisp, cold air, the crunchy leaves (Admit it, you walk through them purposefully, too, because you love that crunch, crunch, crunch sound.), and even this beautiful sun we are lucky to have for a few days. With autumn all around us, we thought we would share 10 ideas for a harvest-themed wedding that will leave your guests Wonderstruck. 1. Use colorful fall leaves to toss Read more…

A Garden Color Pop Wedding

Photo Shoot: A Garden Color Pop Wedding in Seattle What do you love most about late summer in Seattle? One of my favorite things about the end of summer in Western Washington is the abundance of vibrant, locally grown dahlias. I can’t get enough. They are full of energy and available in so many vibrant colors. For me, dahlias represent a perfect blend of boldness, happiness, and youthful celebration – and they provide a fresh Read more…

Be Inspired – A Garden Color Pop Wedding

A few weeks ago I had the wildly fun job of designing a ‘color’ pop wedding photo – shoot. I was inspired to bring this vision to life by the vibrant dahlias that reach the height of their beauty in August around Seattle, and also by picturesque Parson’s Garden — a favorite neighborhood pocket park of mine. I envisioned clean, white furniture in a lush green garden, accented by bright oranges, reds, fuchsias, and purples. Read more…