How much to budget – greenery debunked! February 25, 2018 / Budgeting If I had a loony for every time I’ve read, “Save money on your wedding florals by going heavy on greenery and light on florals,” I’d be much richer than my bank account reflects. This is some of the most common mis-information about choosing wedding florals. I wouldn’t say this is entirely bunk but it […] READ ON How Much to Budget for Garlands for your Wedding February 18, 2018 / Budgeting   If your wedding’s reception layout includes rectangular tables then I bet you lush foliage garlands crossed your mind. Am I right? They’ve been super big the last few years and I’ve gotten more than a few requests for them this year. They are lovely and definitely help achieve a lush, gardeny feel in any […] READ ON Pinterest Pros + Cons February 11, 2018 / Planning Pinterest has become an indispensable tool for organizing visual ideas and inspiration. I love Pinterest and always ask my couples to send me a Pinterest board, if they have one devoted to their wedding. It helps me get a sense of what you’re attracted to, what shapes or styles or colour palettes you are drawn […] READ ON Seasonality Series: year-round, semi-seasonal and seasonal specialties January 5, 2018 / Flower Facts In the last blog in the Seasonality Series, I talked about how the modern day flower trade as affected our idea of what “seasonal flowers” are. Today I’ll be talking about some of my favourite flowers broken down by how often they are available: year-round, semi-seasonally, or only during a short growing season, ie. my […] READ ON Seasonality Series: Choosing a wedding date with particular flowers in mind December 29, 2017 / Flower Facts Engagement season is around the corner! If you’re recently engaged and have your heart set on having some specialty blooms, then you’re in the right place! Today on the blog I’ll be talking all about your favourite heirloom or specialty blooms and when Southern Ontario brides can expect to see them available. If you are […] READ ON Seasonality Series: What the heck are seasonal flowers? December 22, 2017 / Seasonality I’m sure you’ve heard this a million times – save money by buying seasonal flowers! I’m not exactly here to call bullshit, but I am here to give some insider perspective…  This advice has been around For. EVER. And while it’s not entirely wrong, the globalized economy has made it a little bit more complicated. […] READ ON
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