Not talking about your memory of prom day clown flower... contemporary boutonnieres have personality and make a statement. Even if ya'all aren't wearing jackets with the customary lapel, vests and even suspenders can rock a little organic flair. A touch of nature adds the pizzaz on wedding day!
Can't get enough fresh hops for decorating it seems; the best ones go to the brew. I am attempting to transplant some and fertilizing the rest in hopes of an exceptional harvest this year. Who doesn't love hops and lavender combinations in wedding designs?
Let's celebrate Spring by doing just one "extra" kind thing for our good earth. Reduce, reuse, recycle has long been a way of life for most of us... repurpose is the new trend that includes prompts us to "share" and I especially like that. I did a small tv segment [...]
Taking a slight diversion from strictly "weddings" to encompass all events scheduled around the Christmas holidays - here is the same secret: keep it lovingly manageable so you can enjoy your own celebration! Traditions and rituals converge but you don't have to do them all, just the ones that have [...]
Of all events in the course of our human life, a wedding commitment may be the richest... it is certainly monumental. Huge dreams are extended and big funds expended! It is curious to think that the ceremony can last as little as a few quick minutes and almost always less [...]
Wedding expo today in Longmont; it's free and there are lots of little give-a-ways and big prizes! EllenCara Boulder won't be displaying but there will be dozens of local wedding professionals showcasing. Caterers, bakers, photographers, make up artists... fashion shows, balloon drops and food and beverages to keep the guests [...]
Valentine's Day is so commercialized that has become pretty cheesy. But still, any holiday that is based on love is all in all a good day to celebrate. Cute plush animals, decadent "forget the diet" chocolate, a perfect flower presented with a kiss, candle lit dinner of take out or [...]
"only a night from old to new; only a sleep from night to morn. The new is but the old come true; Each sunrise sees a new year born." Helen Hunt Jackson 1892 I don't often quote poetry but have loved the reminder from the New Year's Morn- (google to [...]
"I have the simplest of tastes; I am always satisfied with the best." Oscar Wilde, Irish Playwright I am looking for the "best". The best planners and coordinators, the best venues, the best caterers, the best photographers, the best bands and DJs, the best bartenders, the best bakers... the best, [...]
The winding down of another great year prompts reflection of special people and the joyful moments we've shared. It's no wonder that I have a full heart; under the umbrella of my "job", is such passion, love, laughter and heartfelt sentiment... Big shout out of thanks to each and every [...]
It's hard to believe that winter has arrived. There are stubborn roses still clinging to their branches just because they can. Winter whites continue to be my favorite palette in December. It's clean elegance fills me with calm and hopes of peace. I've especially enjoyed collaborating with my December brides [...]
"Many people think of changing the world, but few think of changing themselves." (Leo Tolstoy said this first, I believe) So a slight deviation from flowers to contemplate what change in the world I would like to see... and how I can contribute, even in the smallest way. (After all, [...]