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Floral Artistry’s 16th Season!

2017 marks my sixteenth season in business! I must say that 16 feels pretty sweet. Each year in business is an adventure. I never take for granted the trust that my clients bestow upon me; being a part of a couple’s wedding day is a tremendous honor. Every season brings new opportunities to bloom and

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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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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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How To Pick Perfect Sunflowers

Sunflowers are one of the most summery flowers. You know it’s August when you drive past a huge sunflower field in Vermont or cruise through a farmers’ market to find hundreds of happy yellow flowers in beautiful 5 stem bunches. There are some tricks to picking the very best sunflowers so here’s the scoop: The

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photo of peonies grown in Vermont

Peony Season In VT

Peonies. June in Vermont means peonies. It feels like I wait all winter long just for these babies to pop. It’s a special time in my garden and if you want peonies for your wedding you’d be wise to plan to marry in mid-June to ensure availability. So today I’ve got pictures of peonies for

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When Spring Comes To Vermont

When Vermonters are ready for spring we are believers. We believe in warmer weather. We have to believe because a 65 degree day in March or April can easily be followed by a foot of snow…just to keep us humble. When spring finally comes to Vermont, you know it. How? Easy. People wear shorts &

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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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Defining Valentine’s Day And My Valentine to You

Valentine’s day. Have I lost you already? I know it can be polarizing. As someone who’s in the love business and also in the flower business I’ve had a long history with Valentine’s day. (In short, we’ve had our ups and downs.) So consider this definition for “Valentine.” def. An artistic work, message or token

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Hopes for Spring

The last day of February.  It’s most definitely still winter in Vermont, but as I look out my kitchen window I see the hopeful signs of spring. Busy birds at my feeder and a sunny morning bring me peace of mind that the inevitable transition will come. I’ve heard that the sap has been flowing

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Wedding Planning Tips: Your Vermont Wedding

Whether you’re planning a destination wedding in Vermont or you’re a local couple getting hitched close to home there are many details to address and I think a few short-cuts through the process wouldn’t hurt anybody!   Today I’ve put together a collection of some of my personal planning tips to help you cross your

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