Skip to main content

Katie's Wedding at Holly Hedge

 It rained and it rained but that did not stop our team from creating a pretty setting at the Holly Hedge Barn for Katie and Derrick's Wedding this weekend. Two large Eugenia Topiary frame the fire place perfectly. This photo is deceiving as the were over 6 feet tall! Now that's a large fireplace. The flowers up in the nook really soften the feel of all the stone and add a pop of her peach and pink floral tones to the room.
 The tables were decorated with a burlap square and a mixture of drinking bottles, both provided by the bride. We add some pops of color with fresh Flowers such as spray roses, snapdragons, waxflowers, Queen Ann's lace, solidago and hypericum berries.
 Each table was named after an animal. A sweet touch and added to the home down country farm, rustic feel. Nothing to matchie, match here. Keeping the guest guessing at every turn. :o)
 The escort cards were each nestled inside a "wheel" of wheat grass lined with burlap ribbon. The K & D provided by the bride and groom were settle in an old country terra cotta pot.
 The bride carried a natural and loose mixture of garden roses, hypericum and berzillia berries, seeded eucalyptus, ranuculus and spray roses.
The stems were wrapped in burlap and then a thick twine was wrapped round and round to complete the rustic design of the bouquets. To see these and more of our design work, visit our website at www.sendingsmiles.com or www.perfectweddingflowers.com or go to our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/localflorist
Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

All of Your Prom Corsage and Boutonniere Questions- Answered!

All of Your Prom Corsage and Boutonniere Questions- Answered!
What is a prom corsage? A prom corsage is a small floral arrangement to be worn on a female’s wrist or collar. The prom corsage is typically purchased and given to her by her prom date. The wrist corsage is the most common kind, and is typically chosen to match the prom dress.
What is a boutonniere? A boutonniere is a floral design worn by a male on the lapel of a suit or tux. The boutonniere is typically bought for him by his prom date and is chosen to match the prom corsage.
What wrist is the corsage worn on? Proper etiquette calls for the corsage to be worn on the left wrist, unless the person wearing it is left-handed. If left-handed, the corsage can be worn on the right wrist.

Do the corsage and boutonniere have to match? It is not a rule that they match, however the couple will look more put together if they do. The boutonniere gives a touch of color to match the male to his prom date though a simple flower.
How do I get…

How to Make a Flower Puppy

It's amazing what you can do with 12 carnations and a little bit of creativity. Our Floral Designer Rocio loves making puppy arrangements so here she shares her tips with you! Here's what you will need ~ 12 full size carnations, floral glue, floral tape, a floral container, 1/3 of a block of floral foam and some assorted greenery.  First take your wet floral foam and tape it securely into your floral container.  Slowly start adding the 12 carnations starting with the top to form the head, the ears, the face and the 2 front legs. Keep going, adding carnations but only using 12 total! 
Now he has his 2 front legs, sitting over the edge of the container.  Using the floral glue, add the eyes and the nose. Be creative here. We use eyes and noses for the floral industry but you can use felt, screws or even a pip cleaner to form these facial features.   Next, start filling in with assorted greenery and mosses. This will become his little bed!  Be sure to fill in along the back. Reme…

Fall Sunflowers and Rose Wedding Bouquets

It's another busy weekend here at the shop and had to share one of this weekends wedding bouquets. The bouquet below is for the bride and is made using cream garden roses, beige colored Sahara roses, craspedia and chocolate cosmos. Not only is this bouquet pretty, it smells amazing!  I personally am in love with these bouquets of "ring of fire" sunflowers, hypericum berries and Black Bacara roses for the brides maids.  Wow, talk about drama!  These are going to look amazing in the photos, wouldn't you agree?   To see these and more of our Fall Wedding Designs be sure to visit our wedding website at www.perfectweddingflowers.com and if you are getting married in 2014, now is the time to book your wedding date with us before they are all gone!