Mother’s Day Centerpiece Class | Learn Floral Design | Naperville Event Florist

Our last class of spring is coming up soon! Sign up by Monday, April 28th for our Mother’s Day Centerpiece Class!!!
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Mother’s Day Centerpiece Class

Thursday, May 8, 2014 from 6:30-8:15pm
Cost: $80
Register by: Monday, April 28, 2014

Give Mom the gift of flowers that YOU DESIGNED FOR HER or bring Mom with and design a floral arrangement together! How awesome would that be?! We’ll use better materials than the mixed bouquets at the grocery store and you’ll be able to say “I MADE this for you” or “we made this together!” Your arrangement will be filled with lovely floral goodness including roses, tulips, sweet pea and other flowers of the season.

Fill out our contact form or email me directly at kristen(at)kiokreations.com to register. Paypal Accepted.

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Featured Bouquet | Romantic White Orchids, Peonies, + Garden Roses | Chicago Wedding Florist

white bouquet with ostrich feathers

Katie’s bouquet for her Harold Washington Library winter wedding was SOOO chic and romantic. This all-white/ivory beauty featured phaleanopsis orchids, peonies, garden roses, and a huge cluster of brooches in the middle. Tulle from her dress, marabou feather trim and a huge vintage brooch accented the handle.

white bridal bouquets
Thanks to Hazelton Photography for these photos!

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Gorgeous Langham Hotel Wedding | Blue and Magenta Flowers | Chicago Wedding Florist

I love that most of my January 2014 weddings’ photographers have all already shared images with us! It is the best thing ever getting back beautiful photos of our hard work! A big thank you to Colin Lyons for sharing images from Dana and Jacob’s Langham Hotel wedding with us. Now scroll down and take in all of the beauty!!!

langham hotel wedding

Dana and Jacob’s wedding was just awesome. It was at a stunning new location, The Langham Hotel, (I think they had the 7th or 8th wedding EVER at this venue) and the colors were totally atypical for January which made things a lot of fun for us! I had to throw some cute flower girl shots in the mix with all of these decor and personal flower photos as she is expertly modeling her floral wand in them. This little cutie is the daughter of one of my past couples who are actually the brother (Brian) and sister-in-law (Monica) of the Dana (the bride). I am so glad that Monica and Brian recommended us to Dana and Jacob as we loved doing their wedding back in 2009 and it was nice to work with their family again this time around!

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For the ceremony, we used our brown architectural post simple chuppah for their wedding which matched the chairs at the Langham perfectly. The aisle was decorated with cylinders filled with petals and floating candles which we repurposed on the head table after the room flip.

magenta wedding flowers

The bridesmaids dresses were half peacock blue and half sapphire blue–which is a combo I had never seen before–but the bright mostly magenta bouquets worked perfectly across both palettes. Dana’s bouquet was one of my most favorites–filled with texture and stunning flowers–it was like nothing I’ve designed before!!! Peonies, anemones, callas, craspedia, ranunculus, veronica, delphinium, brunia and spray roses–her magenta and white bouquet with blue, gray and yellow accents was just fabulous!

magenta blue wedding flowers

Speaking of fabulous–The Langham Hotel–is just that. So chic. So unique. I loved it. Everything was top of the line and we really enjoyed working with the staff. I cannot always say that about Chicago hotel venues–so it is a high compliment! Of course Anthony Navarro of Liven it Up Events was there overseeing everything for the couple so that certainly helped move things along. In addition to my talented vendor friends Anthony and Colin being a part of this one, Elysia Root Cakes also brought their cake magic to the event as well (which I topped with some lovely flowers) and our friend and former groom/client Mike Hendzel of Hendzel Productions did the videography. It was a bit if a dream team if I do say so myself. :)

The reception space was completely transformed after the ceremony (which previously had taken up 2/3 of the space) and the views from the room really make you feel like you are in the heart of the city. I really enjoyed doing this wedding and I had a great team with me that day to make all of the magic happen–and I am so pleased with the results! This wedding was chic and romantic without being ostentatious or over-the-top. It was exactly what the couple wanted–and that is what we always strive for!

reception centerpieces

Thanks again to Colin Lyons for these beautiful images. You really captured our work beautifully (as always!)

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Featured Bouquet | Chic Vintage Bridal Bouquet | Geneva Wedding Florist

peach champagne white bouquet

SWOON! It’s okay. Go ahead. I did.
Amazing bouquet captured by the amazing Hazelton Photography.
I LOVED making this bouquet for Nicole. It was the perfect chic vintage-inspired bridal bouquet for her nuptials at Riverside Receptions. It was made with silver sage, lisianthus, champagne roses, peach garden roses, cream hypericum berries, white ranunculus, succulents, ivory dahlias, and ivory spray roses. LOVED it.

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Children’s Book Baby Shower | Featured on ON TO BABY! | Naperville Wedding Florist

book theme baby shower

We are SO happy to announce that the beautiful Children’s Book Baby Shower we did for our past couple Missy + Dan is featured on the ON TO BABY blog today! Take a look at how fabulous it is and PLEASE leave a comment on the blogpost, Pin it and share on Facebook!!! We are SOO proud of this one! Make sure to read the full story about this shower on On To Baby today!!!

Vendors:
Flowers, Props, Invitations, Games, Banners, Event Design & Coordination: Kio Kreations
Photography: Hazelton Photography
Venue: Cress Creek Country Club
Cookie Favors: Chris’ Creative Confections
Cupcakes: Chicago Cupcake

colorful gender neutral shower

So many details! I made banners, table numbers, pockets, game cards and of course beautiful flower arrangements! There were vintage toys, blocks and lots of fun natural materials too…it was sheer perfection!!!

children's book theme shower

Please enjoy some more amazingness below…and you have to check out Chris’ Creative Confections and Chicago Cupcake. Perfect for showers, parties, weddings–and really any and every event you have!!!

baby shower games

Want to see another beautiful Children’s Book themed baby shower? We did the same theme for MY baby shower almost 2 years ago–it is featured on Hostess with the Mostess here!

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