Monday, January 9, 2012

A Haven Lane Wedding

This spectacular early autumn wedding goes on the top of my list of weddings I did this year. It was in the yard of an unbelievable home in the Walker Lane area. We used sunflowers, roses, calla lilies, coxcomb, hanging amaranthus, and other favorites. The colors were deep for fall, but the variety of colors gave it a vibrant feeling. We constructed probably the longest garland of fresh floral and leaves I've ever done, to wrap around the lighting pole in the center of the dining area. With the other decor that was brought in by family and friends it was truly an event to remember.

Holiday Decor

Some of you may not know that I do a lot of holiday decor. Everything from Christmas trees to mantles to lights - I've done it all. Above is a sample of one of the houses I did this year. In this particular case, the client already had the decor she wanted used (which is not necessary), so all I did was sort it out and design a look using what was provided. The huge pine cones were my favorite this season - they were literally the size of a persons head! This crystal, gold, green, and purple theme turned out beautifully!

Tuesday, October 18, 2011


Flowers are always a welcome way to tell your lady that you love her. What girl doesn't love a beautiful bouquet. On the other hand, some might get tired of the same old arrangement every birthday, anniversary or mothers day. Why not spice it up a bit. Still using flowers, get a little creative. I helped a friend the other day by simply using bush branches from the yard, hydrangea petals and flower heads strung together to have a little fun and express themselves in a unique way. I HEART U on the front doorstep made the recipient of this flower gift gush. Think about doing something more unique with flowers the next time you want to tell someone how you feel.

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Weekly Pinterest Love: Feathers

Autumn weddings can be frustrating for brides who did not realize that their favorite flowers are not available year round. It can be a hard season to find that stylish look that isn't the typical autumn rustic theme. The addition of feathers to a fall wedding style can class up your event and and adds such a beautiful texture. The softness makes for a cozy feeling, which is a nice touch as the air is starting to get crisp and cool.

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Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Monthly Inspiration: October Leaves

Thank goodness this year I was able to carve a day away at just the right time to catch the beautiful fall leaves in the Wasatch Mountains. Often these bright leaves appear overnight and disappear just as fast.  

 Using old tea tins is a fun way to create a unique look for a mixture of colorful leaves and late season garden flowers. By matching the base color scheme of the arrangement with the color of the tin, you end up with arrangements that take on lots of character.  

 Utilizing colorful cloth napkins and vintage wicker chairs helps bring out the individuality of these kinds of arrangements.
 My little pup Bindy was a great doggy assistant for the afternoon.

 Try different backdrops for all sorts of photo ops and styling.
This could be the last week of these beautiful fall leaves, so get yourself up the canyons and take advantage of what very few people get to experience!

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Weekly Pinterest Fixation: Flower Photography

Over the past couple of weeks the weather has begun to shift, which always gives me an itch to travel, and explore new floral scenes. Since I can't get away, Pinterest has, once again, come along to offer me the visual stimulation I have needed. I found some amazing photos on my favorite blogs of flowers packed on boats - yes please, I'll take an order of that - and tightly packed flowers brimming with texture and color. I just want to curl up on top of all those colorful petals and be rowed down a river.


Peek HERE for a look into my 'Flower Photography' Pinterest album. 

Monday, September 26, 2011

Utah Bride Blog - Kathryn & Larry

How exciting! I just found out that some wedding flowers I did, earlier this month, were part of 'Friday Flower Feature' on Utah Bride Blog. It was a lovely backyard wedding with colorful blooms in pink, purple, blue and cream.

Please take a peek at the link below!

Image Source: Utah Bride Blog
Photographer: Elizabeth Taylor Frandsen

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