Fall Wedding Flowers

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” -Albert Camus Fall weddings really do feel like a breath of fresh air when a busy summer season turns to autumn. I absolutely adore this photo my bride, Gabriella, shared with me from her wedding on Saturday at Whiteface Country Club. Two of Us

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hydrangea wreath

August Wedding in Vermont at The Ponds

By now it may be obvious that I L-O-V-E a white, pink, peach and burgundy palette. I mean love it. The addition of deep plum/burgundy takes a classic wedding palette and just adds a touch of contrast and depth. Susanna and Andreas were married this August in Burlington, VT and then headed up to The

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Floral Artistry, Vermont Wedding Flowers, Peony centerpiece, Topnotch Resort, Wedding in Stowe

Stowe Wedding at Topnotch Resort

June weddings mean that peonies at their peak. Meredith and Jonathan’s wedding at Topnotch Resort in Stowe featured peonies, roses, ranunculus, sweet peas, lisianthus, freesia, rice flower, hydrangea and mock-orange & lady’s mantle from my garden. I’ll share 2 shots of the bridal bouquet…first, a view from the front and then, a view from the

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Coral peony, orange ranunculus and roses

Colorful Summer Wedding In Stowe, Vermont

A burst of color is a welcome addition to any summertime wedding and the colors for Leah and Mike’s wedding at Stowehof are so fun, bold and bright. The bride was very clear that she wanted color, but she did not want it to look “childish”. (A completely valid concern when choosing colors.) With a mix

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Romantic, Unkempt Style At The Round Barn

I don’t often get the chance to design in a peach, white, pink and lavender palette, but when I do, I always love it. There’s something about a soft lavender that really works when added to the more traditional wedding palette of white, blush and peach. Lauren & Kevin’s July wedding was filled with thoughtful details

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Vermont Wedding Flowers, Sophisticated palette

Sophisticated Elegance: Vermont Wedding Flowers

I LOVE this wedding. When the bride presented this color palette to me almost a year ago, I was tickled. I could not wait to design the flowers for Trista and Mike’s destination wedding at The Mountaintop Inn. This couple is simply too cool. Their flowers reflect a sophisticated elegance that’s both romantic, yet non-traditional.

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Bridal bouquet, Wedding flowers in Vermont, Floral Artistry, Vermont wedding flowers by Alison Ellis

Got a whole lotta love for The Floral Artistry Blog

Hello, Floral Artistry Blog. It me, Alison. I’m sorry I’ve been ignoring you. I really do love you. Very much. It’s just…well, I’ve been busy. I know everyone’s busy. I’m a grownup. I’m supposed to be busy. It’s no excuse. Ya see, there’s this thing called Instagram. I’ve been hanging out there…a lot. So I’m

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My Amazing Week in NYC: Chapel Designers NYC 2016 Conference

I’m so excited to share today’s post with you. I recently returned from what was easily the most inspiring week of my life. In fact, it was so good that it’s hard to put into words. The creativity, generosity, friendship, camaraderie, mutual admiration, jaw dropping awe and sheer beauty I took part in was once-in-a-lifetime

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You’re engaged! It’s exciting. (And a lot of work.)

You’re getting married! Congratulations. Now, it’s time to get to work! Newly engaged couples experience a unique combination of pressure + excitement + overwhelm when the logistics of planning a once-in-a-lifetime event start to sink in. Couples are confronted with “suggestions” from friends and loved ones on a daily basis. The same people who wish you

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Floral Artistry

A Florist In The Making

One of the perks of being a florist is leftovers! The cream of the crop are always used for a wedding, of course, but from time to time the leftover blooms can be quite lovely. I posted some photos from my first wedding of 2016 and when my not-quite-4-year old son saw some leftovers he asked

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