2013 was an amazing year at Pollen! We worked on some truly lovely weddings, and got to work mostly in our signature style of loose and gardeny design (with a touch of whimsy). I just love working in a style that “goes” without being too matchy-matchy. In the hustle to get our work out the […]
When I deliver weddings, people are often REALLY relieved when I offer to pin on the corsages and boutonnieres. It’s become clear that people really aren’t comfortable with this task, and I’ve seen so many strangely and/or precariously pinned boutonnieres, that I’ve decided to provide some tips on how to pin a boutonniere. First, where […]
Pollen was lucky enough to be selected to display at Indie Wed not just once, but twice! I have described last year’s display as “showing off.” I created a bouquet, centerpiece, and boutonniere for three different looks, showing the range of styles Pollen can do. Intimidated by a sophomore effort, and no longer feeling the […]
I loved this all pink, all peony wedding. Okay, okay… I used some white orchids for the boutonnieres and corsages. Peonies would be a bit large for pinning on, after all! This was a day wedding for a bride who was truly a dream to work with. At the initial consultation, we talked about keeping […]
Recap of Pollen’s experience of and floral display at Indie Wed, an alternative wedding expo held at the Ravenswood Event Center on January 30, 2010.
I’m really excited to have a display at Indie Wed later this month (January 30th at the Ravenswood Event Center). After some deliberation, I’ve decided to have a few vignettes on my table with different wedding themes. Each vignette will have a bridal bouquet, boutonniere, centerpiece, and placecard holder. Along with these items, I’ll have […]