Amanda Schelin is no stranger to party planning.
Artisan Bloom was born in 2000 by Kellie Jackstein. She is the owner and creator and is completely obsessed with flowers.
I had to make do with the always friendly—and free—alternative: Pinterest.
Grassy fields and soaring mountains provided the ceremony’s natural décor.
Jaime (a plastic surgeon) and Danielle (a preschool teacher) met on a blind date. The Los Angelenos dated for seven months before Jaime popped the question over the Fourth of July weekend. He proposed to Danielle with Champagne and roses in the same spot they subsequently were married a year later.
Take it from the Parisians: Don’t overdo it. “There’s an art to arranging,” says Shelly Huynh of Orchid Dynasty, who just returned from Paris, “but I’m not doing anything over-manipulative.” Huynh’s approach is simple, yet yields bouquet wow factor. She heads to her 9th & 9th neighborhood greenhouse to find the stars of her bouquet—lime […]
“You can really focus on texture and foliage with monochromatic colors,” explains Soil & Stem’s Nicole Land, who just recently returned from a floral workshop in New Zealand. “You don’t need a green-base bouquet. This plum branch is that special element you can’t buy.” Ornamental plum foliage—foraged straight from Land’s garden—not only adds a shade […]
No lace. No beads. No problem. This simple sheath walks down the aisle, then waltzes into the reception with uncomplicated elegance. Phalaenopsis orchids add interest and a pop color.
We’re not talking bubbly, either. This golden color proves that beige is anything but boring. Plus, it pairs well with dramatic cascades of cymbidium orchids, hanging amaranthus, grasses and pomegranates. See some of the other looks: Channel Your Inner Goddess, Cap It and Think Pink. Guipure lace overlay with scallop detail and chiffon skirt with champagne lining, […]