Category: Eco-chic

Are In Season Flowers Right For You?

Over my 20 years in the floral industry there’s been one tip that’s a perennial favorite when it comes to weddings: Use “in season” flowers. But what does this REALLY mean?  Does it save money?  Is it the right choice for everyone planning a summer wedding? Today I want to help clarify what “in season”

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Vermont Farm-Style Wedding With Hydrangea

I’m so happy to share Nicolina and Dan’s Vermont wedding today. Their reception took place on Dan’s family farm where both Dan and Nicolina grew & sold organic veggies before moving to California.  This wedding was a destination/at-home wedding with so many personalized details (including table runners made by the bride’s grandmother!). Nicolina wanted a

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How To Keep Your Flower Budget In Check

Everyone knows that the costs of planning your wedding add up quickly.  If flowers are a priority for your wedding, but you still want to keep things “in check” here are a few tips to help keep you on track: 1.  The biggest portion of your flower budget is usually dedicated to centerpieces.  If you

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Vermont Vows 2011 Fall-Winter Issue Is Here!

The new Vermont Vows Magazine is here!  It’s eco-friendly and it’s awesome…I rave about it here… Check out my behind the scenes feature on page 62!  Get your copy at vtvows.com and get inspired!  

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Eco-friendly Vermont wedding dresses

Tara Lynn Bridal creates custom wedding dresses with eco-friendly fabrics right here in Vermont and her recent design for American Idol, Crystal Bowersox has been making news.  Tara Lynn works with hemp/cotton, hemp/silk, natural cotton and unique hemp blends and she not only wants to make a dress for your wedding day, but she wants

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Do you know about Inlu.com?

Inlu.com is the brainchild of two Burlington-based moms who are tired of “too much stuff”.  The earth-friendly site promotes streamlined giving with the motto “less stuff, more love” and collects gift monies from your guests in lieu of excessive gifts (get it?… Inlu!) for your wedding, birthday or special event to put toward your favorite charitable cause or to purchase a

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April is Greener Wedding Awareness Month

April has come to an end, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t keep Greener Wedding Awareness Month in mind the rest of the year.  With a huge oil spill off the Louisiana coast this week I think there is no denying that we have room for improvement in the earth-friendly department!  There are Earth

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It’s easy being green.

“…But green’s the color of spring And green can be cool and friendly-like And green can be big like a mountain Or important like a river Or tall like a tree… I am green, and it’ll do fine It’s beautiful, and I think it’s what I want to be.” -Kermit the Frog, It’s Not Easy

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Eco-chic Vermont Weddings

The spectrum of green weddings ranges from fashion-forward eco-couture events with an intentionally small guest list and seasonal localvore ingredients to casual, tented affairs with DIY details and a vegan meal option, but you’ll find many shades of green in between. No matter what shade of green suits you every couple could use a few good eco-friendly wedding tips.  When planning your Vermont wedding I think

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Green, nature-inspired wedding flowers

Whether you are planning an environmentally friendly green wedding or are moved by nature-inspired designs there are many shades of green you can consider for your wedding. I tend to be drawn toward designs that feel natural and, even though my spellcheck doesn’t recognize it as a word, Vermonty. Consider doing at least one eco-friendly element for your wedding–if not

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