A Romantic Blush Wedding

Romantic pastels and an elegant rustic style set the stage for this November wedding.

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Bridal Bouquet

Full and fragrant!  The bouquets were filled with hydrangea, roses, stock, calla lilies, wax flower, hypericum berries, and eucalyptus.

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Wedding at Trinity UMC

Guests were greeted with flowing fabric, greenery, and flowers at Trinity United Methodist Church in downtown Evansville.

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Altar Arrangement

Little decor is needed at such a grand church, but this altar arrangement tied in perfectly to the style of the wedding.

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Reception at Old Post Office Place

Tables were set with white table cloths and chair covers, burlap runners and chair ties, and coordinating floral arrangements.

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Table Arrangement

Tall arrangements were sprinkled around the room.

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Cigar Box Arrangement

Some tables displayed arrangements in our popular cigar boxes.

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Table Arrangement

Wood accents were seen throughout the event including trays with a flower arrangement and candles.

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Cake and Toss Bouquet
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Entry Table

Two entry tables in different areas displayed the couples photos and other memorabilia as well as some of our vintage items, candles, lanterns, and flowers.  The pots of curly willow branches add drama and draw attention to the table.

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Entry Table into Reception Hall

Signs are popular touches at events.  This one was painted by a local business, 5 Pink Peonies.

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Entry Table Arrangement

Congratulations Patrick and Tammy!  Thank you for letting us be part of your special day!

 

A Classic Wedding

White with touches of burgundy never goes out of style–especially in November.  This classic wedding was held at Bethlehem United Church of Christ with the reception at 20 West.

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Bridal Bouquet

An all white bridal bouquet in a loose garden style is a modern take on a classic.

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Bridesmaid bouquets incorporated purples and burgundies to blend with their plum dresses.

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Boutonniere

Spray roses, wax flower, and greenery.  Simple and classic.

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Wedding at Bethlehem UCC

The wedding was at Bethlehem United Church of Christ.  We tied tulle across the pews and sprinkled the aisle runner with greenery.  Tying off entry to the aisle is a good idea if you have an aisle runner to avoid getting the runner dirty or torn.

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Window Sill Decor

Candles and greenery were added to the window sills.  Many think to add candles to the reception but for a winter wedding, when the sun is setting earlier in the day, candles are a good idea for the ceremony also.

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Altar arrangement

Greenery was abundant at this wedding but flowers were added to the altar arrangement for a touch of color.

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Reception at 20 West

The reception was held at 20 West in downtown Newburgh.

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Head Table

We added a lush greenery garland to the head table.  The couple had the table set with vintage china and jars of honey at each place setting.  Mercury glass candles were placed along the table as well.

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Table Vignette

The couple provided provided potted plants for most of the tables but we added vignettes on some with candles, our trays and vintage items, and a small vase with flowers and greenery.

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Reception at 20 West

Congratulations!  We wish you all the best!

 

Seasonal Autumn Beauty

Fall is the favorite season of the year for many.  How can you not like the gorgeous, rich autumn colors?  This October wedding highlighted the reds, oranges, and yellows of the month as well as fun, personal details.

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Bridal Bouquet

Isn’t she gorgeous?!  Red and orange roses, red alstroemeria lilies, burgundy safari sunset, peach stock, yellow-peach hypericum berries, yellow solidago and billy balls, and a plethora of greenery were a perfect combination.

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Bouquets for Attendants

Both the bride and groom had male and female attendants.  Why should gender determine who stands with you on your special day?!  Bridesmaids and Grooms Girls carried these lovely bouquets which coordinated with the bridal bouquet.

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Wrist Corsage

Our cuff corsages are so comfortable!

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Wedding venue

The wedding was held in the backyard of the bride’s parents home on Evansville’s north side.

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Ceremony Arch
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Arch Detail
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Aisle Vignette
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Aisle Vignette

Vignettes at the end of the aisle provided color and set the rustic theme.

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Reception at Vanderburgh County 4-H Center

Family and friends lit one of the barns at the Vanderburgh County 4-H Center.

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Cigar Box Arrangement

We created three types of arrangements for the guest tables using the fall tones.

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Candle and Greenery Vignette

We have quality LED candles available to rent.  Here, they worked perfectly with greenery on one of our log rounds.

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Tray Vignette

A mason jar and jam jar arrangement on one of our trays created another tablescape.  The couple provided fun photos as table numbers, an I-Spy game for guests, gold painted animal figurines, and additional candles for the evening.

I regret that I did not take more photos of this event!  There were so many fun details–a pie bar, tattoo station, and more!  Sometimes we get busy setting up and simply run out of time.  We were so happy to be a part of this fun wedding full of personal details.

Congratulations Hannah and Brandon!

Classic with Color

I go to a lot of weddings.  Of course there are the weddings that I am working on with couples, but weddings of friends and family, too.  My husband has a huge family and there were six weddings in his family alone last year.  This was the first time I was asked to flower an event for his family, though, and it was great!

 

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Bridal Bouquet

The bride wanted color and these enormous purple hydrangeas did not disappoint!

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Bridesmaid Bouquet

The bridesmaid bouquets complimented the bride with more purple, red, and white.

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Corsages

Mini carnations, hypericum berries, and wax flower are classic choices for corsages and boutonnieres.

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Ceremony at Methodist Temple

Two arrangements flanked the altar for symmetrical style.

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Altar arrangement
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Reception at Old Post Office Place

The Old Post Office Place is a popular place for a reception for the classic style, yet simplicity that works for almost every event.

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Old Post Office entry

Having a small touch of decor in the entry sets a tone for guests.  The lanterns provided a warm glow in the evening.

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Head Table

We have decorated for many receptions at the Old Post Office Place but each event is different.  This was the first time we have added anything to the window sills.  It may have been our favorite detail!

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Window Decor

LED pillar candles and fresh greenery were the perfect touch and looked especially great in the evening.

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Table Arrangement

Table arrangements echoed the look of the bouquets with purple hydrangeas and lisianthus, red roses and hypericum berries, white wax flower, and greenery.  Classic flowers in bold colors bring interest to an event.

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Table Arrangement

The bride and her family made picture frames and candles for many of the table arrangements.  We added fresh greenery to their decorations.  We are happy to add to the couple’s own creations.

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Cake and Toss Bouquet
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Old Post Office Place

Congratulations John and Audrey!

 

Elegant Fall Jewel Tones

We worked with the nicest family on this colorful September wedding.  We have been lucky to work with so many great families but it is especially great to work with such  gracious and appreciative clients.  And these beautiful colors!

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Bridal bouquet
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Bridesmaid bouquet
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Bouquets for mothers
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Corsages
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Flower girl basket

The ceremony and reception were held at Oak Meadow Country Club on Evansville’s north side.

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Oak Meadow Country Club

Four different but coordinating arrangements were on the guest tables.

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Table arrangement in one of our gold compotes with roses, lisianthus, thistle, celosia, hypericum, and greenery.
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Terrariums with one of our LED candles and a touch of green and burgundy
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Table arrangement in one of our popular cigar boxes with roses, lisianthus, celosia, hypericum, and greenery
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Roses, lisianthus, thistle, celosia, hypericum, and greenery in a stone container

Gorgeous purples and pinks with lush greenery were the perfect accent to this beautiful wedding.

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Entry arrangement with roses, dahlias, lisianthus, thistle, celosia, hypericum, and greenery

Congratulations Stephanie and Morgan!

 

Garden Brights

Audubon State Park in Henderson, KY is such a beautiful venue.  We had a wedding there last year as well.  Some may think a designer would tire of designing the same venues but it’s fun to recreate each unique event.  This September wedding was full of beautiful color!

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Garden style bridal bouquet featuring dahlias, zinnias, snapdragons, solidago, celosia, eucalyptus, dusty miller, and plumosa
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Garden style bridesmaid bouquet featuring zinnias, spray roses, snapdragons, celosia, solidago, eucalyptus, dusty miller, and plumosa
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Bouquets for mothers featuring zinnias, celosia, solidago, eucalyptus, dusty miller, and plumosa
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Corsages and boutonnieres created with spray roses, celosia, solidago, eucalyptus, plumosa, and a copper wire wrap

The ceremony was held under a tent on the museum grounds.  Guests moved to the museum patio for a cocktail hour while the tent was reset for dinner and dancing.

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Cones bursting with flowers were tied to aisle chairs and a flowered arch framed where the couple would stand.
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The local zinnias really shined at this event! The solidago, celosia, and dahlias were local as well.  We love supporting local flower farmers!

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The fun colors reflected the fun reception.  A fantastic live band and beer custom brewed by the couple were details that set this wedding apart from others.

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Two types of arrangements were on display at the reception. These glass cube vases overflowing with flowers and greenery were set on long tables.
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The couples growlers (peeking out from behind the flowers), filled with copper fairy lights, provided a warm glow on the tables as the sun began to set.
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Round tables were set with three of our large bud vases and the couple’s lighted growlers. We also repurposed the flower cones from the ceremony by hanging them on the chairs of special guests.

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This wedding was featured in the Fall 2016 edition of Engaged! River Valley.  To see more, including beautiful images from the photographer, visit https://issuu.com/engagedrivervalley/docs/engaged__river_valley_fall_2016_fin

Congratulations Aaron and Jill!

Jade Anniversary

Once again we were privileged to create decor for the annual Mayor’s Arts Awards with the Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana.  Following the symbols of traditional wedding anniversaries, this year’s 35th anniversary of the awards called for a jade theme.

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Victory Theater Stage

Guests begin their night in the lobby of the Victory Theater, mingling with and watching local artists create within their art form.  The crowd moves backstage to the buffet before moving to the stage for dinner.  The night ends with the awards in auditorium.

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Victory Theater Stage

Many local residents may recognize the view of the stage seen in the first photo but this is a gorgeous look of what the theater looks like to those performing on the stage.

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Bud vases and candles are a perfect touch for bistro tables.

Bistro tables were decorated with a bud vase with green and white flowers, to follow along with the jade theme, and candles.  The white rose-like flower is a lisianthus and is one of our favorite flowers to use.  The fiber-optic look of the frosted explosion grass creates an interesting texture.

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Vignette created with vintage arts related items

Dining table vignettes were adorned with vintage arts memorabilia from our inventory and from Civic Theater.

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Vignette created with vintage arts related items
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Vignette created with vintage arts related items
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Vignette created with vintage arts related items
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Bar arrangement created with dahlias, sedum, green mist ammi, tuberose, and greenery.

Almost all of the flowers and greenery used for this event were from local flower farms.  We are proud of our effort to shop local whenever we can.  Buying from local farms is good for both the local economy and the environment.  And fresher is always better!

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Buffet arrangement created with dahlia, tuberose, green mist ammi, sedum, and greenery

Dahlia season is a great time of year.  The large white dahlia in the center of this arrangement is about the size of a salad plate.  Nothing beats a fresh, local bloom like this one!

While this was a fundraising and awards event for a non-profit organization, we are also seeing this natural style with a lot of green gain popularity in wedding florals.  What is your favorite style?

~Whitney