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Entries from April 2008

The Bell of the Ball-Centerpieces

April 30th, 2008 · 5 Comments

The centerpiece is at the heart of your design and can be composed of a single flower or a mix of many different blooms. The container or vessel you use can greatly influence the final design. I often like to have a slightly taller center arrangement surrounded by smaller satellite arrangements. Remember that good lighting […]

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Shells , shells and more things from the sea.

April 22nd, 2008 · 3 Comments

Once you get to know me-you will learn that there isn’t a shell I have met that I didn’t like!! My staff teases me when we are stuck on a design by saying…”just hotglue some shells to it-she’ll love it!” This shell mobile was the perfect substitution to the ever expected flower arrangement for a destination […]

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Destination Fridays – A Passage to India

April 19th, 2008 · 5 Comments

As I reported in an earlier posting, in December we had the privilege of designing a beautiful wedding in New Delhi. A unique aspect of this destination wedding was that although the bride is Indian and was having her wedding in India, she did not want the overall design of the wedding to be too traditional. One of the biggest challenges, as well as […]

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Manzanita Redux

April 15th, 2008 · 21 Comments

I love to use the versatile Manzanita branch to add a sense of drama to any arrangement or centerpiece. Their unique shape, smooth finish, and surprising strength allow me to easily drape flowers or hang ornaments for a beautiful and different effect. Indigenous to the western part of North America and Mexico, these unusual branches can be […]

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Inspiration Tuesday-Simple Seating Card Concepts

April 8th, 2008 · 4 Comments

Your seating card display gives you a great opportunity to add a touch of creativity to an aspect of your wedding that each one of your guests will see and interact with. It’s also a perfect place to add a little fun and whimsy to your overall theme. These design details go a long way to […]

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