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A seemingly small detail at first, boutonnieres provide just the moment for a pop of color or unexpected foliage, such as a fern. Here are some shots from Pollen’s Inspiration Files to help you make sense of the plethora of ideas, proving that boutonnieres offer one more way to make your day memorable, down to […]

5/6/2020 – 5/9/2020. For a limited time and with limited stock. Pre-order available now for contact-free pick-up or delivery. With our spring weddings postponed, we’re itching to fill your lives with nature’s beauty! We’re offering a curated selection of green plants for Mothers’ Day weekend. If you already have a pretty pot to pop the […]

All photography by Sprung Photo. The Details: A bold and colorful array of spring flowers for a lively April wedding at Revolution Brewing‘s Kedzie Taproom. Color Palette: Coral, yellow, pink, peach, lilac, and blue. Flower Palette:  Peonies, ranunculus, poppies, astilbe, tweedia, craspedia, and yarrow. Team Photographer: Sprung Photo Ceremony, Reception, and Catering: Revolution Brewing

Sadly, my first introduction to one of our hens is also a memorial. We lost Myrtle yesterday to a hepatic fracture. She went quickly. Huge thanks to Dr. Kline and the very kind folks at Niles Animal Hospital. Myrtle was a bold girl. As you can see in the video above, even at two days […]

The Details: The sweet scent of peonies and a soft palette of ivory and dusty purples marked a day to remember at this spring wedding at Hotel Palomar in Chicago. That, and snow in April. 😉 Color Palette: Mauve, pale pink, dusty lavender, lilac, ivory, and sage green. Flower Palette: Ranunculus, peonies, astilbe, stock, majolica […]

As a florist, I’d love to have access to all the flowers all the time, but their ephemeral nature makes me appreciate what each season has to offer.  For my clients, working with the seasons when selecting their wedding flowers ensures they’ll receive the best quality flowers available for their wedding. Each season has blooms […]

The Details: A soft-toned wedding on a beautiful late-September day at Bridgeport Art Center Sculpture Garden. Color Palette: Peach, blush, soft yellow, ivory, bright pink, pale green. Flower Palette: Dahlias, ranunculus, hydrangea, veronica, tanacetum, white majolica roses, garden roses, clematis, and stock. All photography by Dana Ann Photography. Event Team Photographer: Dana Ann Photography Coordinator: […]

We have some catching up to do! Last spring, we welcomed the youngest-ever members of the Pollen team.  In May, our crew grew by four…baby chicks! Here they are at just a couple of days old. They quickly won our hearts, and have provided the most enjoyable breaks from work. (volume on, trust me!) We […]

Links about sustainable floristry for ILEA panel on sustainability

Summer wedding flowers in white, dusty blue, navy, sage green, and grey. Ceremony and reception at Revolution Brewing in Chicago. Flowers by Pollen.

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