DIY’ing your Wedding Flowers Part 2: Tips, Tricks and Warnings. February 10, 2019 / Tips for brides If you haven’t read Part 1 of this blog then backtrack and get to reading! I outline 4 reasons why you should go down the DIY path. In my professional experience as a wedding florist and my personal/anecdotal experience as a DIY bride, I really believe you need to start by asking yourself “Why do […] DIYing your Wedding Flowers Part 1: Three reasons I DIYed my flowers February 9, 2019 / Tips for brides Before I go any further, I have to let you know that I am a professional wedding florist (surprise?). That gives me a serious leg up over most brides who are considering doing their own flowers – I have 1000’s of hours of experience working as a florist and have been specializing in weddings for […] Leslie + Michael’s Rosewater Room Wedding, Toronto, ON February 8, 2019 / Real Wedding I get to work with the coolest couples. Without a doubt, I feel like I attract couples who are down-to-earth yet so stylish and chic. Leslie + Michael are the epitome of that. They tied the knot back in 2016 and I can’t believe I haven’t blogged their wedding until now. The flowers were in […] Christy + Adam’s Hotel Depot Restaurant Wedding, Sonoma, CA February 7, 2019 / Destination Wedding About 6 years ago my older brother Adam quit his job in New Jersey (he worked for a wine importer), packed up his car and moved across the country to California. He wanted to experience a new aspect of the wine industry and decided it was time to take a leap. He didn’t have anything […] Seasonality Series: Buy Locally Grown Flowers! February 3, 2019 / Budgeting Buying local flowers opens up some amazing doors when it comes to your wedding flowers. From economical filler flowers to statement focal blooms that will knock your socks off, locally grown flowers are the bee's knees. South Asian Wedding Inspiration with a Modern Twist at Langdon Hall February 1, 2019 / Outdoor Wedding I first started chatting with Joanne Rehine of June Bloom Events, about planning a South Asian wedding shoot last spring. I had done a few South Asian weddings the previous wedding season and I was excited to see what Joanne’s expert planner and stylist brain thought.