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A Beautiful Purple, Green and Ivory Event at Germania Place

Sarah and Joe’s wedding was held at St. Alphonsus Church in Chicago with a beautiful reception at Germania Place afterward. Their colors were warm purple ad green and flowers included dendrobiums, vandas, cymbidiums, bells of Ireland, hydrangea, tulips, callas, dianthus, hypericum berries, spider mums, lisianthus and stock. For the personal flowers Sarah carried a bouquet [read more]

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Bold and Bright Flowers for a Hugo’s Frog Bar Shower

I had the pleasure of doing some bold and bright (and stunning!) flowers for Kristin’s shower at Hugo’s Frog Bar in Naperville this past Sunday. Kristin is one of my past floral design students so I was honored when she asked me to do her shower flowers. I was even happier when she told me [read more]

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A Quaint Jewel-Toned Affair at Arrowhead

We just did a beautiful, quaint wedding at Arrowhead Golf Club in jewel-tones of garnet, ruby and emerald. The small ceremony was held in the Sun Room and the reception was held in the Clock Tower Room. The colors we chose fit perfectly with the colors of the rooms and the venue’s burgundy chairs. For [read more]

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NEW! Wooden Crate and Wine Glass Centerpiece Tutorial

We’ve had a successful bunch of classes at the studio and brainstormed some new classes to take us into Spring. The first of which is our Wooden Crate and Wine Glass Centerpiece Tutorial, to be held Wednesday, March 21st from 6-8 pm at our Naperville studio. Learn how to make two beautiful floral arrangements–one in [read more]

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My Top 10 Obsessions for 2011: Recap

As an annual tradition, I like to post my top obsessions for the coming year and see how well I do at predicting trends. For 2011, I was obsessed with a variety of things, including some wedding themes: Dia De Los Meurtos, Steampunk and 1920’s Glam; the vintage/garden collected vase look, mercury glass, typewriter guest [read more]

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