can we please fast forward to june so i can have buckets full of bearded iris again? the scent just slays me, and i love the pure seasonality of the blooms–they are only available for a few weeks, and really, one should only procure them locally. these were from one of my favorite farms in [...]
Heidi’s beautiful purple bouquet is featured on Wedding Chicks today as part of their popular bouquet recipe series. Check it out here!
there’s those ocean songs i promised. aren’t they achingly perfect? some folks would take off those outer petals with the pretty pink trim. tragic. the topiary was part of the decor for ailun and karsten’s riverside ceremony at eagle rock lodge. the couple and everybody setting up were so relaxed that day–just enjoying themselves [...]
“it stays really cool in the cellar and i set up a couple of tables for some things. you could stash the flowers in there until the bridal party is ready for them,” offered the gal working at silvan ridge winery on saturday. i don’t know what i was expecting, but i was almost [...]
clockwise from top right: sweetapolita, ann taylor, elements in bloom, sylviahelen, the knot, the disaster that is tumblr. inset: succulent favors/escort cards by kelly via the knotty bride it’s been a little while since i shared an inspiration board, hasn’t it? i actually put this board and another one together for an upcoming wedding. the [...]
on friday, i locked my keys in my car. this was made especially foolish by the fact that i was a thousand feet down a dirt road and most certainly alone. my car had no real business being locked. but it’s a habit. tuck keys in purse, exit car, push lock, close door. usually, my [...]
i came to floral design in a roundabout sort of way. before i snipped stems and made bouquets, i trekked through the forests and wetlands around oregon staring wide-eyed at wildflowers. my major in college was biology, but only because the university didn’t have a botany program. much of my focus was given over to [...]
on sunday afternoon, we hiked to the top of mt. pisgah. the day was perfect for it, not raining, but not too hot. predictably, i wanted to do nothing but ogle the flowers. western buttercups oregon iris fawn lily shooting stars and camas houndstongue and some fantastic fungus for good measure all the usual [...]