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Entries from July 2008

My new favorite flower

July 28th, 2008 · 3 Comments

I love re-discovering a flower. My current love affair is the fuchsia Vanda Orchid. Its vibrant color gives the perfect accent to any arrangement. The flower’s perfect scale works well in either low centerpieces or bouquets. The smooth texture and hot color pallette also gives a nice contrast to other flowers.

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Destination Friday-Seating card table redux

July 11th, 2008 · 1 Comment

As I have mentioned in past posts-aspects of the wedding design are “destinations” for your guests and often serve double duty. We recently produced a wedding in the Hamptons and I want to share the seating card table concept with you. We had our master builder, Wallace, craft this beautiful table-then white washed it. We also […]

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Inspiration Tuesday-And the dog days of summer are here.

July 7th, 2008 · 3 Comments

The garden rose is a true harbinger of summer. They are one of the most spectacular flowers and have an amazing range of colors and shapes. I am reading a wonderful book called Ahab’s Wife by Sena Jeter Naslund and she writes……. “These roses were the first time nature surprised me; for the first time she […]

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And the back gate is open for good.

July 6th, 2008 · 8 Comments

July 6, 2008  Today I said goodbye to Lola. She has left an indelible paw-print on my heart. Hopefully she and my pop are snuggled up reading the New York Times together somewhere. 1992-2008

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Destination Friday-Cabin Fever

July 3rd, 2008 · 2 Comments

Minnesota’s land of 10,000 lakes was the perfect setting for last weekend’s woodland wedding.  The bride had gone to Camp Hubert as a little girl and always loved the natural setting of the camp.  The design elements were all around us. From this amazing forest of birch trees….     …..to the lush fern growing throughout […]

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