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 […] READ ON 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. READ ON Esther + Nathan say ‘I Do’, Toronto, ON January 30, 2019 / Real Wedding Esther + Nathan’s 2016 Toronto wedding is the source of one of my most requested bouquets. I can’t blame people. Esther’s September bouquet featured some of my all time favourite ingredients: pieris, dahlias, ranunculus, garden roses and even some blooms from my own garden – hydrangeas and wisteria vine. This is the reason that September […] READ ON Victoria + Marc’s Art Gallery of Hamilton Wedding, Hamilton, ON January 30, 2019 / Greenery Victoria + Marc’s wedding was my first ever Art Gallery of Hamilton wedding and it happens to feature one of my all time favourite bouquets. The heart of this design was the gorgeous white king protea with a supporting cast of garden favourites in white, cream, subtle blush and lush greenery. I accented of the […] READ ON Why I never promise peonies: What happens when they don’t come in? January 27, 2019 / Tips for brides One of the most common questions I get from couples during our consultation is, “What kinds of flowers will you use?” or “What flowers can we expect?” My answer is pretty consistent: it depends. The truth is, even if I plan your entire flower order to the T, your actual arrangements might be slightly different. […] READ ON Monica + Chris’ Grand Victorian Wedding, Niagara-on-the-lake January 24, 2019 / Greenery Sometimes you get last minute bookings and sometimes people are so in love with your work, that they book you more than a year in advance. Monica + Chris were my first 2018 booking… way back toward the beginning of 2016. Monica wanted classic wedding florals in whites and greens for her August, Niagara-on-the-lake wedding. […] READ ON
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