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Honey & Lace wedding

So glad we were a part of this lovely wedding designed by Jesi Haack & beautifully shot by Braedon Photography. LOVE the honeycomb wrapped vases, vintage lace, wax leaves, balsa wood details. I’ve blogged floral details but please enjoy the rest of the wedding details on Jesi’s blog HERE. This wedding was also featured on Ruffled blog HERE.

 

Here are some more pics shot by our Marisa:

 

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My own personal excitement

Ever since we’ve been engaged, and as a floral designer, everyone has asked me, ‘What kind of flowers are you doing for your wedding?’ my inner response to that is of course, panic. i just smirk and tell people, ‘i don’t know yet!’ and try to run away from the conversation…. because really, i have no clue. well, at least i have a color scheme. which reincarnated plenty of times.

It’s a blessing to be in the industry and know all my options… but it’s also kind of a problem for me. i am constantly inspired and seeing cool things here and there. and of course i LOVE everything i see and cannot make a decision for myself (much easier for clients!). but last night folks, as i was using left over flowers to dress up my home, i had an epiphany.

I think i created what looks to be the beginning of my own bouquet! it was a big DUH… some of my favorite flowers! Silver brunia, white mini carnations, scabiosa pods, and a collar of blue virburnum berries. i will probably add more greens as well as a splash of color in the tying of it… otherwise, i think this is it! Weird because i thought i wanted fancy varieties with showy blooms… ‘special’ flowers such as cattleya orchids and beardless irises, or a bouquet of fringed & parrot tulips with a collar of garden roses.. you know, there are high expectations to be met (oh the pressure). sigh. this makes me happy. and it’s very much me.

i honestly believe people who can’t appreciate the beauty of carnations are  c r a z y! (read about my gripe on that HERE). i mean, can you not see the frilly ruffly beauty of these blooms? Heaven!  i can’t stop staring at my left over flowers…

Ps. Speaking of Beardless irises, i have a few gorgeous stems on my balcony waiting to bloom. I will definitely share when they flower.