Spring blooms are out in full force and I love it! I shared some tips on bringing spring blooms inside last week. You can read more about that by clicking here. I've compiled some of my favorite spring arrangements in this post. I hope it leaves you inspired. Let me know your favorite in the comments! Photo by Shillawna Ruffner Photography Photo by Shillawna
City View at Sterling Square opened in Evansville last fall and I was excited to work with a lovely couple for the first wedding in the space. Mikelle and Jon's wedding was simple yet detailed, classic yet contemporary, and it perfectly fit this new venue. Wedding reception at City View at Sterling Square Mikelle chose a classic white floral palette with lots of
It's the big announcement! I'm starting a flower farm! This has been one of my worst kept secrets. The planning for this started in December and it has been something I have been too excited about to hide from many I talk to regularly. So, what are the details? I will be growing flowers at Farm 57. If you not familiar with Farm 57, it is near the airport on the
Greenery has been trending for several years and I believe that trend will continue. Personally, I love it! But, I do hear some myths about the all greenery trend. So, today I hope to provide a little help for anyone who is interested in using all (or a lot) of greenery for decor at their event. The number one question I get about event florals is pricing. Many think
Wedding season hasn't started for me quite yet but I have still been very busy preparing for it, completing custom designs, and providing flowers for a few other small events. There have been single custom orders, parties, and showers but I have also gotten to do something I love--share flowers with others! In February I co-hosted a Galentine's Party at
Valentine's Day is the largest floral holiday of the year. It seems like every shop becomes a florist this time of year. Big box stores, gas stations... Everyone has flowers out. But, they are not all treated equally. There are reasons you should buy your flowers from a local flower shop. Photo by Shillawna Ruffner
Join me on Friday evening for a Galentine's Party from 6:30-8:00ish at Sweet Emotions in downtown Newburgh. What is a Galentine's Party? It's a fun night out for the ladies. We will have food and drinks for you and you will have a chance to get creative with your friends. I will be there with flowers and these adorable vases to help you create your own custom
While I don't have any events scheduled in January, I am certainly busy! This is the time of year when I am meeting with a lot of clients, writing a lot of proposals, and also working to streamline the business end of what I do. While I wish I could design with beautiful flowers all day, the truth is that the business part of owning a small business takes a lot of time.
I am honored to be a preferred venue at The Bauerhaus. Their staff is some of the friendliest and easiest to work with in the area. So when they asked me to participate in their bridal open house, I was happy to participate. My task was to decorate three tables. I had to ask myself, "What do brides want to see?" I debated with myself. Large or small arrangements?
The beginning of a new year brings a plethora of forecasts about all subjects. The wedding industry is no exception. I read many of these because I am interested in what others are seeing trending in their markets and how it may apply to my own market. There are things I also notice in talking with couples and other vendors. So, here is my 2019 wedding trend forecast.