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All Photography by Studio Finch. The Details: Spring wedding editorial at Lovely Bake Shop in Chicago. Color Palette: tangerine, pink, turquoise, gold, and touches of pale blue. Flower Palette: Gloriosa lilies, peonies, snowball viburnum, eucalyptus. See the full Style Me Pretty feature here.

In my previous post, I shared why I eliminated the use of floral foam from our studio.  Now, I’d like to share how we did it, a bit generally, and I’ll add with future posts with more technical details for each type of design, geared toward florists interested in transitioning away from floral foam.  I’ll […]

I’m often asked what it means to be an eco-friendly florist. To answer the question more specifically, this is the first of a series of posts about how we are an environmentally and socially conscious florist, as well as a lot of my own thoughts about the balance between running a profitable business and being […]

All photography by Britta Marie Photography. The Details: Spring wedding in May at Bridgeport Art Center Skyline Loft in Chicago. Color Palette: White, ivory, blush, sage green, taupe.  Neutrals. Flower Palette: Peonies, garden roses, double tulips, mock orange, silver dollar eucalyptus. Photography: Britta Marie Photography  

Inspired by Saint Patrick’s Day, this editorial shoot featured lush greenery evocative of the Irish countryside, along with sheepskin rugs, Guinness, and an emerald ring. As seen on Burnett’s Boards. CREATIVE TEAM: Photography: Tiffaney Childs Photography Planning: Once Upon a Wedding Venue: Bridgeport Art Center, Sculpture Garden Stationary: Design Voyage Stationary Wedding Dress: Sarah Varca […]

All photography by Laura Fisher Photography.  See her more comprehensive blog post here. The Details:  Late summer wedding at Galleria Marchetti in Chicago. Color Palette:  Crimson, red, coral, peach, blush, cream, navy. Flower Palette: Dahlias, garden roses, spray roses, viburnum berries, stock, autumn clematis. Wedding Team: Photographer: Laura Fisher Photography Florist: Pollen Venue: Galleria Marchetti

All photography by xo azuree. The Details:  Fall wedding at Room 1520 in Chicago. Color palette: Caramel, burgundy, burnt orange, blush, eggplant, dusty blue, and sage green. Flower palette: Dahlias, Camel roses, blue thistle, scabiosa, cymbidium orchids.   Wedding team: Photographer: xo azuree Florist: Pollen Coordination: Jayne Weddings & Events Venue: Room 1520 Caterer:  Cocina […]

All photography by Sally O’Donnell Photography The details: Late summer wedding at Assumption Catholic Church and Prairie Production in Chicago.  Color palette: White, sage, and navy.  Flower palette: Dahlias, garden roses, panda anemone, ranunculus, lisianthus, clematis, silver dollar eucalyptus. Event Team: Photographer: Sally O’Donnell Photography Coordination: Honey Bee Weddings Venue: Assumption Catholic Church and Prairie […]

All photography by T & C Photographie. J&J were married in spring during Memorial Day weekend. For their farm-to-table inspired wedding, planned by La Belle Fleur Events, we included fruits, berries, and herbs to stay on theme.  Loose and gardeny bouquets in blush, white and a touch of burgundy, coordinated with the blush attendants’ dresses.  The […]

I’ve been thinking about the photo below (by Tim Tab Studios) for the past year or two.  The composition, the feeling of anticipation, the gorgeous dress… and that bouquet isn’t so bad, either, if I do say so myself. And while I generally don’t show photos where people faces are recognizable, I’ll tell you that […]

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