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Bouquet for June wedding

June Wedding at Whiteface Club

June is usually when I officially kick off my wedding season in Vermont, but for my first wedding this June I took a little trip across the lake to Whiteface Club in Lake Placid, NY, for a beautiful wedding in a soft, romantic palette of whites, greens, pale pinks, buttery yellows, and a few touches

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Wedding at Shelburne Farms

Beautiful June Wedding At The Coach Barn at Shelburne Farms

June weddings are classic and a wedding at The Coach Barn at Shelburne Farms is not only classic, but it’s quintessential Vermont. I am so head-over-heels for this wedding and these flowers (and this couple….and the bride’s mom!…and the wedding planner…and the photographer who got the shot above with the cows!…and the caterer). Some of my

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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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Choosing a bouquet

Do you deserve to wear white on your wedding day?

Will you wear white on your wedding day? Or will it be ivory? Or champagne? No matter what you wear you’ll have an important decision to make; should you carry white flowers or colored blooms? For some this is an obvious decision, but for others the choice to carry a white or colorful bouquet is

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Grand Isle Lake House Wedding, Floral Artistry, Vermont Wedding

How To Handle Stage Fright On Your Wedding Day

Walking down the aisle surrounded by your friends and family is such a happy occasion, but thinking about it can cause anxiety. I didn’t take much time to imagine about how I’d feel walking down the aisle.  I think I accepted early on that it was going to happen. But I can clearly recall feeling

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Dead Flowers For Your Wedding?

As a floral designer I am freshness obsessed. For this reason I find myself torn between understanding the practicality of scheduling “first look” photos prior to your ceremony and the risk of wilted blooms as you walk down the aisle. On my Love it/Hate it list I’d file it under both columns! So this post

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Floral Artistry Wedding Flowers

Last Minute Floral Details Check List

When your wedding day is fast approaching there are logistical details that can easily fall through the cracks. Here are a few things to button up with your florist a few weeks before your big day… Timing. What time will your photographer arrive to take photos?  You’ll want to make sure your florist is aware

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What’s A Toss Bouquet?

A toss bouquet is a small bouquet (oftentimes a smaller version of the bride’s bouquet) that is considered a “throw away bouquet”.  We’ve all seen a bride throw a bouquet over her shoulder at the end of the night to all the single ladies as a symbol of “luck” that whoever catches the bouquet will

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Wedding Anniversary Traditions

My 2010 couples have started to celebrate their first wedding anniversaries which got me thinking about a friend of mine who’s been married for over 30 years and has a pretty sweet anniversary tradition.  Each year she and her husband share a bottle of champagne, then they save the bottle and write a label describing

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5 Wedding Bouquet Handling Tips

Here are 5 simple tips for handling fresh wedding bouquets: Leave bouquets in water (in the florist’s box) when you are not using them for photographs prior to the ceremony.  Most flowers will last reliably for about 2 hours out of water before they start to wilt. An attendant should blot the stems with a towel before handing

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