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Floral Crowns, things to consider

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

A Bride’s Guide to Tipping and Thank You Etiquette

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

Time to Book A Florist: How To Guide

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 Engagement Season – Congratulations!

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!

Helping the environment with your wedding flower choices

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

Your guests are not going to put their phones away. So now what?

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?