A Sophisticated Succulent Wedding at Hotel Arista

I loved working with Lisa and her mom to plan the beautiful succulents & florals for her and Mark’s wedding at Hotel Arista. Lisa totally reminded me of my sister Amy (in all good ways) as she is really smart, she has “art major glasses” and curly hair, and she was not your typical bride. Lisa was really open to awesome textures and succulents mixed in with flowers and just wanted a beautiful wedding that would not be like everyone else’s. We achieved a look that was totally chic and unique and all of the wedding attendees loved it!

Lisa’s bouquet was easily one of my favorite bouquets EVER–so many beautiful textures–it was just so unexpected and such a work of art–I have never made one quite like it!

I also enjoyed working with Davina at Hotel Arista–we’ve done a bunch of wedding there this year and all of them have been just beautiful…I can’t wait until our next wedding there next month…should be another awesome one!

Couple: Lisa & Mark
Wedding Date: mid September 2011
Ceremony & Reception Site: Hotel Arista in Naperville
Colors: Peacock Blue, Shades of Green, and Ivory
Flowers Used: Succulents, Cymbidium Orchids, Lisianthus, Freesia, Bells of Ireland, Silver Sage, Kiwi branch, Manzanita branch, moss, hanging amaranthus, curly willow branches, dendrobium orchids, callas, hydrangea, kale, and spray roses.
Pieces Designed: Personal flowers, altarpieces, aisle decor, escort card table decor, cocktail area decor, & table numbers

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  1. Mary Ann Hospodar
    Posted November 3, 2011 at 5:22 pm | Permalink

    These are great! Beautiful job….my friend Jan was very happy with your work!

  2. Davina Arceneaux
    Posted September 23, 2011 at 11:05 am | Permalink

    Lisa and Mark’s wedding was absolutly stunning! It was beautifuI and I enjoyed working with you as always. Looking forward to next month.

  3. Jan Ejsmont
    Posted September 21, 2011 at 5:01 pm | Permalink

    Thank you for making my son and new daughter’s wedding flowers and decorations the talk of the evening, they were so elegant and unusual! Certainly not the typical wedding arrangement, I think they have started (along with your help) a new trend in florals!