On the final evening of the workshop attendees arranged florals for an evening designed by Ariella. Warm, colorful, beautiful and delicious it was the perfect way to end the stay.READ MORE
In September I traveled to the beautiful Berkshires in western Massachusetts to attend a floral workshop with Ariella Chezar and Max Gill. It was wonderful to spend a few days slowing down to play with flowers simply for the sake of playing with flowers. I also thoroughly enjoyed spending time with like minded florists from all over the country to talk about our similarities, and differences, in running small floral design businesses. Here are some behind the scenes shots by photographer Corbin Gurkin!READ MORE
Jen and Vic were married in July at beautiful St Mary’s Cathedral in NW Portland with a celebratory reception to follow at the Portland Art Museum. Classic and glamorous the wedding featured the bride’s favorite roses accented with touches of hydrangea, orchids, ranunculus and gardenias in soft shades of white, cream and ivory with gold accents.READ MORE
Every year Oregon Bride Magazine holds their annual “Best of Bride” contest and first round voting is currently open! This first round is open to all and from there the top three finalists in each category will be named. After those are announced a second and final round of voting (vendor only) will determine the winners. Winners are announced at a party unveiling the Summer/Fall issue of the magazine.
We’ve been so honored to be a finalist in the Floral category for each of the last 8 years and have won the top honor four times. This recognition is not only fun but has also been a huge boost to our little business! We would so appreciate you taking a few minutes to place a vote for us in both the “Best All Around” and “Best Florist” categories of the Portland ballot! Please note that you do need to fill in at least 6 categories so this is a great opportunity to support your other favorite local small businesses.
Thank you so very much for your continued support!READ MORE
Thanksgiving brings three things to mind for me… family, food and football. Elizabeth and Mike’s Villa Catalana wedding may not have featured a lot of pigskin but it did feature a delicious meal served family style, sunshine, smiles, kind hearts, long lengths of garland and an unbelievably beautiful setting caught on film by the talented Amanda Marie.
Here’s to holding those we love close and a weekend dedicated to celebrating gratitude, food, family (and football.) HAPPY THANKSGIVING!READ MORE
Alix and Cameron’s wedding was held in July at Illahee Hills Country Club in Salem, Oregon. The theme was classic and romantic in shades of white and green… a look that I always love! A variety of different centerpieces style and a lush floral chandelier of garden roses, ranunculus, clematis, green blueberries and blackberries, smilax vines and herbs set the tone.
Congratulations Alix and Cameron! Thank you for letting us be a part of your wedding!READ MORE
Will and Nicole are not only two gorgeous people but also two of the sweetest people we’ve had the pleasure to work with. Their classic white and green wedding at the Ecotrust Building reflected not only their love of beautiful flowers but also a thoughtful approach to sourcing locally and seasonally flowers and food. On a lighter note, may we all bow down to Nicole’s incredible style!
Congratulations Mr and Mrs Naito!READ MORE
Susie and Nick’s September wedding at Waverly Country Club was one of my favorites of the season! Classic and pretty with loads of charm the flowers matched the venue, and the clients, perfectly. Congratulations Susie and Nick! And thank you for letting us take a part in your day!READ MORE
How adorable are Kelly and Johnmark on their misty wedding day? Oftentimes rainy day wedding day photos are some of my favorite! So glad we chose a cheery and seasonal mix of peonies, mint, hosta, ranunculus, anemones and sweet peas to reflect their spirits on their wedding day!READ MORE
Molly and Lance were married just this past Saturday at the GORGEOUS Maysara vineyard in McMinnville, Oregon. For their flowers we went with a classic, romantic look of blush peonies and tall maple and flowering branch centerpieces. Massive thank you’s to Yasmin Khajavi Photography for sharing this sneak peek with us!READ MORE