I listen to a lot of podcasts. During 2018, I was listening to my favorite podcasts (SLOW Flowers, for anyone interested) and the host and designer being interviewed were talking about a series of photo shoots she had designed at the same venue but during each season to show what flowers and foliages are available during a particular time. Seasonality can change the style
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 don't hide that I prefer to use seasonal ingredients in my designs. November can be a tough month, though. When Mary told me that she liked the muted tones of November and dried flowers, I was excited! This was the first wedding I have been able to design with dried elements and I love the look of both the dried flowers and ornamental grass
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 grow from seed for home gardeners and grown by flower farms as