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  • Sentinel Wedding with Jessica Hill!

    There are few things I love more than a wedding that combines a classic venue with thoroughly modern details. Ande and Michael’s hit that note perfectly when they married at downtown Portland’s First Presbyterian Church with a reception following at nearby at the Sentinel Hotel. Loads of seasonal sweet autumn clematis, smilax, smokebush,japanese maple, dahlias and roses added a richness and texture to the grand white ballroom. Simple, clean details in their paper products, place settings and the coolest impressionist cake by Dream Cakes kept the decor thoroughly new. Oh, and can we talk about the dresses and tuxes?! I’m in love. Congratulations Ande and Michael! Thank you for letting us take part in your gorgeous day!

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  • We’ve Moved!

    After 12 years in our old space on Naito Parkway we’re moving! As of April 1st we’ll be operating out of our new space in Lair Hill. I’m so excited for this new era and can’t wait to share our light filled, historic new studio with you.

    Our new address (both physical and mailing) is 3508 SW Corbett Ave, Portland, OR 97239.

    All of our other contact info has remained the same.

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  • Sentinel Hotel Wedding Flowers with Mosca Studio!

    Lauren and Damin were married last Spring at the Oregon Historical Society with a reception immediately following in the Sentinel Hotel. With the ceremony set alongside the beautiful South Park Blocks they wanted to continue the feel with a reception inspired by Parisian parks. 16′ tall maple trees were carried up 4 flights of steps and set around the ballroom. Striped accents, the most adorable flower girl squad, classic Spring blooms and whimsical accents including a crepe food cart (in the ballroom!) brought the theme to life.

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  • Oregon Golf Club Open House!

    Come join us at the Oregon Golf Club Open house! This is a great opportunity to meet some vendors, get wedding inspo and see a beautiful venue. Unlike most wedding “shows” admittance is free and open to everyone. Also unlike most other wedding shows the aura at this Open House is calm and fun and lacking that frenetic pushy feeling that can be seriously overwhelming. We hope to see you there!

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  • Sentinel Hotel Wedding with Bryan Rupp Photography!

    Brooke and Tom were married last June in downtown Portland’s First Presbyterian church and celebrated immediately after at neighboring Sentinel Hotel. Peonies, hydrangea, roses, ranunculus and jasmine ruled the day and kept the romantic, classic theme alive!

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  • Storybook Woodland Wedding

    Last Spring we had the privilege of providing flowers for a very special event. Located at a private residence tucked away in the forests outside of Portland our client’s wanted their wedding celebration to be reminiscent of the settings in their favorite fables and childhood stories. A village of heavily timbered structures was constructed and guests were taken on a journey through different settings filled with candles, ferns, moss, incense, towering oaks and fire pits. As florists I felt our job was to add the delicate whimsy and color from the lighter side of those stories as well as to infuse the early Spring season. Garlands were strung through the trees above guests heads, thousands of stems of jasmine vine scented the air, natural beeswax candles were clustered on tables and tucked in rocky hillsides, masses of delicate spring blooms hung overhead dining tables and hundreds of helleborus, ferns, and hyacinth nodded alongside pathways weaving through the woods. Here are a few highlights from one of the most challenging, inspiring and creatively fulfilling weeks of my life.

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  • Oregon Best of Bride!

    Wow! We’re so honored and excited to announce we’re finalists for “Best Florist” in Oregon Bride Magazine’s annual Best of Bride awards! The final round of voting is for industry professionals only and winners will be announced in the upcoming Summer edition of the magazine.

    Thank you so,so much for your support!

    This charming photo is by Mosca Photography!

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  • Waverly Country Club Wedding with Amanda K! Part 2!

    Ann and Rob’s wedding ceremony was moved indoors to the ballroom of the country club at the last moment to avoid fleeting rain showers. Not a bad move when you have such a lovely space available! A classic arch dripped with delicate sweet autumn clematis while roses, dahlias and hydrangea added color and texture.

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  • Waverly Country Club Wedding with Amanda K Photography! Part 1!

    Ann and Rob held their wedding this autumn and the beautiful Waverly Country Club in SE Portland. I was so, so excited about their vibrant color scheme of vivid reds mixed with blush, burgundy, green, cream and taupe and I absolutely LOVE how those same colors shine in this beautiful photos by Amanda. Lacecap hydrangea, sweet autumn clematis, garden roses, smilax, and dahlias added a very seasonal feel to the blooms. Congratulations to a couple who are as gracious on the inside as they are gorgeous on the outside!

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  • Blum Sock Drive!

    pdx0515-socksOur annual holiday sock drive is happening now and will run until January 8th.  This is the fourth year that we’ve held the drive and I’m so excited to be partnering with Bridal Bliss to expand our reach! The last three seasons we’ve collected over 1500 pairs of socks which we’ve donated to the Portland Rescue Mission.  The mission is located just a few blocks from our studio in Old Town Portland and I’ve been so impressed with the work and services they provide our homeless neighbors.  

    WOW!! Thank you so much to everyone who donated! With your help we were able to donate 1158 pairs of sucks (plus an assortment of blankets, hats, diapers and other goodies) to the Portland Rescue Mission. Your generosity has been both heartwarming and overwhelming. Thank you.

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