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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 […]

All photography courtesy of Kyle John Photography.   Photography: Kyle John Photography Venues:  Saint Peter’s Catholic Church and University Club of Chicago Planning:  LOLA Event Productions

Since getting into the wedding flower business, I’ve become a big fan of the old school private clubs in Chicago. The architecture and artwork is usually jaw-dropping, and the University Club of Chicago is no exception!  Big thanks to our clients, M&M, and to Christy Tyler Photography for sharing their gorgeous images.  I’m focusing on […]

All photography by Gabrielle Cheikh Photography.  See more on her much more comprehensive blog post! The details:  May wedding at Saint George Serbian Orthodox Church and Halls of Saint George.  Color palette:  All of them!  Peach, coral, pink, red burgundy, lavender, navy, ivory…  Flower palette:  Keira garden roses, red peonies, pink peonies, burgundy ranunculus, blush […]

After years of talking about doing it, earlier this fall, I finally attended a floral design workshop.  Don’t get me wrong: I studied floral design in college and while in grad school I was a teaching assistant for the same floral design classes I took as an undergrad, so I’ve REALLY studied floral design.  But […]

I’ve often said that after a wedding or event, the flowers are only six hours older than they were at the start of the event, and they still have a lot of life left in them. As a florist, one of the more painful parts of the event industry is seeing all of our work […]

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Past and present clients of Pollen are invited for a floral design workshop on Sunday, August 21, 2016. Clients are invited to bring a guest, and can get more information and reserve a spot here: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2589998

All photography by Studio Finch.    

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