June
21st

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April
7th

Pocketbook Friendly Wedding Flowers at the Edgewater

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It was kind of an overcast day in autumn but we just keep going in Seattle even if it is a wedding. Our amazing bride chose blue and burgundy as her  color palate which I thought would be much harder than it was but since red is in abundance in the fall it was pretty easy. With the back drop of grey skies and cold water, the warm colors were perfect at the Edgewater Hotel. We used garden roses, spray roses, scabiosa and a mix of local flowers for the brides “Lexy” bouquet. She wanted trailing ribbons too so of course thats what we did. The ceremony was flanked with tall branches of fall foliage, gold urns and log pedestals provided by the planner. The aisle was lined with pillar candles for a romantic glow. Guest tables, dressed with blue linens, were decorated with our gold vase arrangements and a few pumpkin jars of flowers. Spice jars, pumpkin jars and the brides bouquet were perfect on the sweet heart table. Little jars were used on the escort card table as well. Lots of details were provided by the bride and Amber from A Rene. It doesn’t look like a budget friendly wedding but it was.

 

The bride chose our Pocketbook line of wedding flowers, beautiful flowers at a great price. The items she chose were our Lexy brides bouquet, Ceci bridesmaids bouquet, pumpkin jars, spice jars, gold vase centerpieces, large arrangements. The bride and Planner provided all the additional decor to make this pretty wedding the best ever.

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Sweetheart table using the brides bouquet and pumpkin jars

 

 

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Amber Sooter of A Rene Weddings

Barrie Anne of Barrie Anne Photography

a million thanks

March
7th

Kiana Lodge Fall Wedding

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Beautiful autumn flowers are blooming in abundance this time of year. We especially love the trailing hops available only in the fall. Vines with their loose, twisting, trailing nature give the relaxed garden feel we are always longing for. Our Brides billowy veil and gorgeous custom gown, made with gold thread, is the perfect foil for a bit of hops and lush cafe dahlia, garden rose bouquet. Maris events handles all the many details from Pashmina shawls to carnival games, even a fortune teller. Kiana lodge is always the perfect backdrop for a northwest wedding, the lodge, the sound, the garden, the forest, you have it all. View More: http://rickplusanna.pass.us/caraplusedmund

 

the brides bouquet made for garden roses, lisianthus, hops, snowberries, cafe a laut dahlias and ranunculus

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The ceremony backdrop was the sound itself so we added a bit of drama to the beginning of the aisle with large arrangements in grey urns and rustic farm house lanterns.

 

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The atrium at Kiana lodge was set with farm tables, vintage china and neutral table runners. Long tables need lots of decor so we started with compote arrangements filled with garden roses, vines, crabapple branches, rusty mums, lisianthus and lots of foliage. Between the compotes we placed terra cotta and wire baskets with masses of cafe dahlias. Little bottles of ranunculus and gold votive candles finish the look.

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October
20th

Pocketbook Friendly Wedding Flowers at Red Cedar Farm

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Red Cedar Farm in Poulsbo was the setting for this sweet wedding last spring. Our bride chose her personal flowers from our line of Pocketbook Friendly Flowers. We worked with our bride to select her favorite flowers including peonies and babies breath, MBF chose the other flowers from the freshest local blooms available to use in her Lexy brides bouquet. Kari chose dusty blush bridesmaids dresses for her girls and selected our most petit and affordable Myra bouquets for them to carry. Her groom and groomsmen wore boutonnieres of small white roses. Friend and family pitched in to create the ceremony and reception decor.

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Jenny Storment Photography

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January
16th

Summer at the Farm Kitchen

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Peachy pink flowers fresh from the garden are what we used for this super sweet Farm Kitchen wedding. The Farm Kitchen has a relaxed country feel with display and working gardens, orchards and a bachelors cabin. For this wedding we chose locally grown flowers and some from our own cutting garden. Blush garden roses, fruit, clematis, cafe dahlias, vines and sage hydrangeas in pale shades are some of the flowers we used in Sarah’s bridal bouquet. We took inspiration from her bouquet and used them for the ceremony aisle and for the reception tables. Sarah’s beautiful dress from the dress theory in Seattle, we love them. Photos by Kristen Marie, what can I say…Cake, Black Bird Bakery on Bainbridge Island.

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July
7th

Mollie and Graham

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Last summer just about this time we were involved with amazing wedding of Mollie and Graham. The ceremony and reception took place at the home of Mollies parents on a super hot, scorching day. The beautiful old home sits on Lake Washington with views of the lake and Mt Rainier. Mollies mother is an artist, extraordinary gardener and in love with all things beautiful. She opened her “Martha closet” to us and we got to choose from her collection of vintage containers. To those we added aged terra cotta, vintage brass accents, natural flax linens, vintage french china, mismatched sliver flatware and vineyard chairs. Mollie loves rich plum colors so we used a combination of field grown roses, foxgloves, scented geranium, herbs, local dahlias and fruit in all the arrangements. I spent one afternoon picking pears at the families weekend home on Vashon Island which were a perfect shape and color to use with the flowers.

The ceremony took place lakeside  on the former tennis court. Its now a lovely gravel terrace with a timber frame pergola. If you take the long narrow switch back trail or the tram down the steep cliff a winding stone path leads to the boat dock and terrace. The colors were neutral for this portion of the wedding. A collection of milk glass, cast iron and pale flowers were used during the ceremony and cocktail hour.

 

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the brides bouquet bound with vintage ribbon

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January
12th

Valentines Day Flowers

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Valentines Day is one of those holidays that has its own day, not the first or second Monday of the month But its very own day. Every year on February 14 we send bits of pink or red, just what we need on these grey days. Cards and chocolate and flowers go to those we love or just like to help make them feel cherished, thought of, important, to help make them smile. Our favorite color for Valentines Day is pink but we will do red with pleasure or white or purple too. Just a few of our special flowers artfully arranged and delivered to special people in your life is so appreciated by the recipient.

Here are some of our beautiful flower arrangements, but really we love to create any arrangement your heart desires. Our delivery is always free, complementary, no charge to any address on Bainbridge Island.valentines day arrangement 025this is a sweet way to think of someone this February 14, primroses, spring blooming plant in a wood box

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This little arrangement full of roses and spring blooms is perfect for almost any Valentine

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A yummy mix Valentines Day flowers in pink or any color

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Large and full of love, roses and tulips

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January
5th

Lily of the Valley Bridal Bouquet

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One of my favorite flowers is Lily of the Valley, the quintessential flower of British wedding flowers. I had never seen one until we moved to a new home when I was about 12. A tiny patch bloomed by the front door every May, somewhat hidden by baby tears and camellia bushes. Now that I live on Bainbridge Island, where Lily of the Valley are easy to grow, my patch of flowers is spreading like mad. But if you want them in your brides bouquet they are still quite special.

The tiny white bells are sold in bunches of 10 with their bright green leaves, they wilt like mad and are super expensive. So  when a bride getting married in August wants a brides bouquet just like Catherine Middelton carried any florist would cringe just a little. But we are always up for a challenge especially if it is a flower close to our heart. For our version of the famous bouquet we used 80 stems of individually wired lilies, freesia, sweet william, myrtle and a few rose buds.

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Of course we have may people to thank for such a wonderful day

A Beautiful Day Photography

MG Davis Events

SODO Park-Herban Feast

 

December
19th

Winter Flowers

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If you look out your window its hard to see any flowers in bloom, but there are so many wonderful textures to be found right in you own garden, or maybe your neighbors. In this wintery arrangement we used a birch box and filled it with greenery from our garden; fir, cedar, boxwood, ivy and hellebore foliage. There was so much more to find like holy, lichen branches, redwood, pieris, two kinds of huckleberry and many other wonderful greens and textures. Especially in winter its easy to use fewer flowers and give each bloom some space to contrast with all the interesting greens and textures available in winter. Monochromatic is always a great choice for a flower arrangement making a restful and interesting bouquet. Since we used all white flowers we were able to use many different floral varieties without the arrangement becoming  fussy. Using just a few of each bloom we chose were mini green hydrangeas, hellebore, spray roses, freesia, mini carnation, amaryllis, football mums and roses.

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December
9th

Winter Flowers

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During the winter so many of our favorite flowers are unavailable or so expensive we have to use the with care. So we look around at what nature has to offer during the season and so many things come to mind. Boxwood, cedar, fir, holly, mossy branches create a base of much loved texture for our precious blooms.

 

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For this  floral display we startled with a sweet mercury glass votive holder and filled it with privet berries, bay leaves, scented geranium, seeded eucalyptus and pieris japonica. That is five different textures in one small vase. Of course we needed flowers to finish it off with a few stems of the very special ranunculus and a smattering of spray roses.

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A birch bark tube is filled to overflowing with wintery textures, pine, fir, cones, privet berries, boxwood and pieris buds are a good start for the base of the unusual arrangement. To add some color we used mini green hydrangeas, white ranunculus, stargazer lilies, kale, roses, and peonies. We used candles hoping the recipient would light them for additional Christmas sparkle.

Our flower delivery page has more photos including prices for holiday arrangements. To send flowers on Bainbridge Island fill out out form, on our delivery page, or give us a call and we will make something magical for you or someone you love.