Vermont Wedding Flowers, Bridal bouquet, Weddings in Vermont, The Round Barn

Winter Wedding at The Round Barn

There’s not much I can say about weddings at The Round Barn that I haven’t said before….it’s one of the best locations for a Vermont wedding. Period.

I have this tradition of always photographing my bridal bouquets in the same spot upon my arrival on the wedding day. With snow on the ground for Christin & Chris’s wedding, well, this shot has quickly become one of my favorites.

Flowers included in the bride’s bouquet include plum ranunculus, roses, scabiosa, lavender tulips, dusty miller, silver brunnia, white freesia, royal purple stock, trachellium, seeded eucalyptus & succulents.
Vermont Wedding Flowers, Floral Artistry, Vermont wedding at The Round Barn

Here’s another look at the bridal bouquet…

Vermont Wedding Flowers, Floral Artistry, Wedding at The Round Barn

Two bridesmaids carried white roses, lavender spray roses, dusty miller, succulents, seeded eucalyptus, scabiosa & trachellium.

Vermont Wedding Flowers by Alison Ellis

The centerpieces were designed in wooden boxes to keep in step with the rustic-elegance of The Round Barn.

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The ceremony took place just a few miles down the road at Our Lady of The Snows.

I have to just give a shout-out to this incredible scabiosa, ‘cherry vanilla’. It really was the perfect touch!

It’s always a pleasure to take a simple suggestion from a client who says “anything in this palette of plum, purple, white and grey with green” and run with it. Finding these super sweet scabiosa when I arrived to pick up my flower order, well, that’s priceless!

xo. -Alison

Vermont Wedding Flowers, Wedding at The Lang Barn, Essex, VT

August Wedding Flowers At The Lang Barn

A big thanks to Amy Bennett for sharing these beautiful photos of Kelsey and Anthony’s destination wedding at The Lang Barn Farm in Essex, VT. The inspiration for this wedding was a natural, romantic vibe with lots of greenery and a palette of whites, pinks and touches of lilac. A fresh table runner on the

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Pantone’s Color of the Year

Each year Pantone selects a “color of the year” and in truth, I don’t find that it often has much of an impact on the floral choices I see in Vermont weddings, however, Pantone’s color of the year for 2018 is “Ultra Violet”, which I must say does not come as a surprise to me!

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Floral jewelry

I learned about floral couture when I attended my first Chapel Designer Workshop where Francoise Weeks was teaching. She was so patient and strategic about her work. It was truly inspiring. A few years ago when I decided to make a concerted effort to “perfect” my corsage and boutonniere work, I drew upon what I

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Vermont Wedding Flowers, Roses, Peonies, clematis, wedding at The Round Barn

Long after the real flowers have faded

“The flowers will continue to live on brilliantly in people’s hearts long after the real flowers have faded.” -Makoto Azuma I heard these words spoken in an interview with Makoto Azuma and they really struck a chord. His words ring true for me as a wedding florist where the plans we make (sometimes for a year!)

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Wedding at The Round Barn, Flowers by Alison Ellis

August Wedding at The Round Barn

I never take a beautiful wedding day for granted. It was a truly lovely day for this wedding at The Round Barn in Waitsfield, VT. Featured here are some of the most beautiful anemones. I rarely rely on anemones to come in “just so perfectly”, but lucky for me, they came in 2 weeks in

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flowers by Alison Ellis of Floral Artistry

September Wedding at Mansfield Barn

Labor Day weekend brought us one beautiful sunny Saturday for a wedding at The Mansfield Barn. This blush pink, peach, burgundy palette with touches of blue just seems meant to be. I love it. Included here are dahlias, ranunculus, delphinium, snapdragons, stock, roses, spray roses, callas, scabiosa, eucalyptus and summer sweet. The maid of honor’s

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Wedding at Mad River Barn, Flowers by Alison Ellis of Floral Artistry

June Wedding at Mad River Barn

It was a beautiful (and warm!) June day for Hannah and Kofi’s wedding at Mad River Barn. This was my first time working at Mad River Barn and it is absolutely awesome. The setting is beautiful, the owner and staff were so friendly, and the venue is a fabulous balance of outdoor/indoor which is so

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floral artistry, Alison Ellis, Wedding at The Coach Barn, Shelburne Farms

Wedding Flowers At The Coach Barn

June weddings were packed full o’ peonies this year. I’ve got something pretty (and pink!) to share with you from a recent wedding at The Coach Barn at Shelburne Farms. If you love a soft, romanic palette of blush pinks, whites, champagnes and peach, this one’s for you! We added a few touches of a

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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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