Planning on wearing a floral crown at your wedding? We have some advice for you. 1) Do you have seasonal allergies, do some flowers make you itch? Know the answer to this question before ordering a floral crown. You know when you buy a box of home hair dye (not that we aren't all naturally … Continue reading Floral Crowns, things to consider
There are some things you can do on or after your wedding to show your appreciation to friends, loved ones, and vendors who are taking part in your special day. Giving a thank you gift to your bridal party, each other (bride and groom), your immediate family, and favors for your guests: You absolutely should … Continue reading A Bride’s Guide to Tipping and Thank You Etiquette
Spring is an amazing time to get married. For starters, it's a lot easier to book a venue than the summer - of course, in Portland it better be indoors or you need a back up rain plan. You'll still want to plan months ahead, if it isn't an elopement, but if you're planning now … Continue reading Spring Weddings
It’s been a time filled with lots of quotes and consultations. Engagement season leads to booking season. And we’re busy and living it! Here are some tips for those looking to hire a wedding floral designer. Be as detailed as possible if you are fishing for rates, or you may miss out on the right … Continue reading Time to Book A Florist: How To Guide
It's 2018 and we're pretty sure, other than professionals and some moms who've done a lot of pre-high school dance pinnings in their day - nobody knows how to pin on a boutonniere the right way! Also let's face it, unless you are doing a cute buttonhole design they flop around, weigh down on … Continue reading The Pocket Square Boutonniere
The holidays are engagement season, and since weddings are our business we love this time of year even more than your average person! Everyone we talk to is excited and happy. After the initial excitement wares off, a lot of times, the stress begins to kick in. Planning a wedding is easy. I'm sorry, it … Continue reading It’s Engagement Season – Congratulations!
To obtain a marriage license, you need to know the requirements for the state you are getting married in. Here are the easy steps to getting legally wed in Oregon. Step 1: Visit your county Clerk's office. You can go to any County Clerks office in the state if you plan to get married anywhere … Continue reading Making it Official
English Ivy is a noxious weed, yet still many Portland area homes incorporate English Ivy in their landscaping. The reason it is considered a dangerous pest - the birds spread their seeds to our local urban forest, and those seedlings turn to vines that crawl up our deciduous trees. A bare tree in winter can … Continue reading Helping the environment with your wedding flower choices
We've read a lot of blog posts lately about all the ways you can try to get your guests to put their phones away at your wedding. So as the parents of teenagers, let us tell you the only way to get them to put their phones away is to take them, put them in … Continue reading Your guests are not going to put their phones away. So now what?