Category: Trends

Floral Artistry, Alison Ellis, Vermont Wedding Flowers, UVM Alumni House

Photoshoot at UVM Alumni House

One stand out moment from my 15th year in business was working for my alma mater, The University of Vermont, this season. I designed the arrangements for a very special dinner at The Fleming Museum as well as some accent pieces for the newly renovated Alumni House which was officially unveiled in time for Alumni Weekend.

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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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ranunculus, astilbe, freesia, clematis, Floral Artistry, Vermont Wedding Flowers

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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Blush pink and white wedding flowers, Vermont Wedding Flowers, Floral Artistry

Beautiful Blush. Pink And White Flowers for Vermont Wedding.

Blush. Pink. These have been the two most popular words in weddings for years now and when you see how soft and sweet today’s wedding is….well, it’s easy to understand why. Since we’re talking about what’s popular I’ll also point out some of the more beloved blooms of modern day weddings which are featured here…

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Burgundy, Peach And White Wedding Flowers

There is something about the peach, burgundy and white color palette that makes my heart smile. I love it. And I L-O-V-E this flower combo from a small wedding I did a few weeks ago. It was a rainy day so the bouquets had their photo-op on my workbench. The bride’s bouquet included burgundy dahlias, callas,

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An expert’s guide to your Vermont wedding

I do Vermont weddings. I had a Vermont wedding. I love Vermont weddings. Because of this love I put together a guide to planning your Vermont wedding. I’m sharing my insider tips based on over 15 years as a wedding professional. It’s free…And I hope it will help guide and jumpstart your planning process! Get it here:  10

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photo by Ashley Largesse

My Week With Weeks: Françoise Weeks in VT

I do flowers. I don’t know what you do for work (or pleasure), but I do flowers (for both work & pleasure). I’ve enjoyed this work for so long it’s hard to remember a time before I had my hands dirty. Most professions have education & advanced training, but in the flower world these opportunities

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Feel Smarter & Stress Less: How to Fix Your Wedding Timeline

Trend alert! Couples are booking their vendors later…and later…and it’s going to be a problem. There’s a misconception found in the “timelines” that national mags and blogs recommend. 6 months before your wedding is not “ample time” to book a florist, photographer or caterer. There’s a lot to keep track of when planning a destination

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Flowers for wedding at Grand Isle Lake House

How To Add Color To Your Wedding Day

Flowers create the ambiance for your wedding and the colors you choose can do more than simply reflect the season. Color can enhance a reception space and infuse some of your own personal style into the day. (Photographers love to work with color, too!) Today I’m talking about reasons that you should not be afraid of

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