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Mayslake Peabody Estate Wedding | Natural Fall Bird Wedding | Oak Brook/Naperville Florist

Bethanne and Mike are a great couple with a lot of wonderful, creative ideas. They wanted vintage bird table numbers so they found a book of vintage bird illustrations which I scanned and made into fabulous table numbers. They wanted unique, nature-inspired looks for all of their decor…we came up with a ton of beautiful [read more]

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NEW! Easter Centerpiece Tutorial

Another addition to our 2012 Floral Design Tutorial List is our Easter Centerpiece Tutorial which will be held Wednesday, April 4th from 6-8pm at our studio. This class will cover two designs: the main, larger design was partially inspired by some photo ideas floating around Pinterest that included using Peep bunnies and jelly beans in [read more]

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Mantles at Cantigny–Decorated!

I volunteer at the Robert R. McCormick Museum at Cantigny Park and was asked to decorated the mantles in my favorite room of the house, Freedom Hall. The large tree in the room was decorated by another florist in burgundy, gold and ivory tones so I wanted to pull from those colors for the mantle. [read more]

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My Top 10 Obsessions for 2012

My Top 10 Obsessions for 2012 are the following awesome things (in no particular order)… Assorted Paper Flowers, Puffs, Lanterns and Other Clustered Hanging/Wall Decor Birch Bark Vases & Birch Branch Accents Hanging Letter Signs for Use in Photos (and as sweet table decor) Air Plants! Baby’s Breath is BACK & More Chic than Ever [read more]

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A Beautiful Pink, Champagne & Black Wedding at Jacob Henry Mansion

I loved Laura! She is a fun teacher who had this past summer before her wedding to do a million amazing DIY projects for her wedding. Included in the awesome projects was the guest book–which was dueling baseball jerseys–for guests to pick their team (Cubs or Sox) and sign a message for the newlyweds. I [read more]

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