Why I Chose Flowers

When I was in 8th grade, we took a test that recommended a career for us.  My results said I should be a florist.  I remember thinking, “What?! That’s not what I’m supposed to do! I’m supposed to go to college and have a powerful career!”   I did go to college.  I earned a […]

Fall Wedding Featuring Cool Blues

When you ask someone to name fall colors, they will probably list the traditional warm tones of reds, oranges, and yellows.  Think beyond that though and there is another palette we often see this time of year with cool blues, grays, and brown wood tones.  This is the palette we used for Christine and Adam’s […]

Burgundy Floral Inspiration

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Burgundy is huge in today’s wedding palettes.  It is popular throughout the year but especially in the fall.  There are not a lot of flowers available in burgundy but you can change the look by pairing them in different ways.  Read on for a few ideas and inspiration. Many may argue that blush is the […]

The Creative Process

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What inspires you? I have noticed a lot of articles lately asking creatives this question and talking about the creative process.  While I have glanced through some, I’ll admit that I haven’t read many.  To me, the creative process is personal and specific to the person. I love brainstorming with other creative people.  This is […]

What Did Flower Arrangements Look Like in 1908?

What did flower arrangements look like in 1908? If you are familiar with Dutch Master oil paintings, you may have an idea.  Painters in this period often painted still lifes of lush, opulent flower arrangements.  Roses and dahlias were popular, as were jewel tones mixed with light pastels.  Arrangements were often loose, asymmetrical, in a […]

Do You Offer That?

“What do you offer?” This is a question that we are asked often. The short answer is that we will help you with everything decor related for your event. We have great relationships with area businesses. So, if we don’t have/offer what you are looking for, we can find someone who does. There are a […]

Our First Flower Bar

Our first flower bar was this past Saturday and it was very successful! Everyone enjoyed themselves, which is what it was all about.  It was a time for fun, creativity, and celebrating the beauty around us. I am grateful for Amber and Josh who opened up their store, Sweet Emotions, to us. Amber offers a […]

What is a Flower Bar?

What is a flower bar? It’s a chance for you to work with flowers. Looking at beautiful flowers is a lovely experience but interacting with them yourself is even better. There are two ways I am planning on designing a flower bar. DIY Flower Bar Think of this as the bar cart sitting out at […]

Blush and Burgundy Wedding, Revisited

Megan and Logan were married in May at St. Peter and Paul in Fort Branch with a reception at Cambridge Golf Club on the north side of Evansville.  You can find the original post about their wedding here.  Today though, I am excited to share some of the beautiful photos from the event from Shillawna […]

Working with Summer Flowers

We are in the heart of summer and with it all the bold and vibrant colors that summer flowers bring us. It isn’t a secret that I enjoy using local, seasonal flowers.  So, what is available in southern Indiana this time of year? To me, the quintessential midwestern summer flower is the zinnia.  Easy to […]