Saturday, January 30, 2010

Champagne & Crystals

It is interesting to follow color trends as the years progress. As a designer you notice the colors that stick around, almost in a sense becoming timeless, staples to any type of design. A few years ago turqouise and chocolate made it's big day view, and although turqouise has shifted from a predominant home decor color it's making its way into fashion. Last year we saw the addition of green in everything. Kitchens, flowers, fashion, it was all "going green" in more ways than one. This season purple has made a royal come back, with all it's luster and depth. But there are certian colors that will always be around. The Chocolate family is here to stay. As an alternate to black, which can sometimes be too harsh chocolate or espresso colors are a perfect formal substitue. On the opposite end of the color spectrum white can also be a little blinding. Thus, creams, champagnes, and ivories have taken center stage.

The bouquet we did for C.L. this last december was a beautiful piece inspired by a vintage lace dress in a true champagne hue. She loved the timeless nature of the dress and wanted to replicate it in her bouquet. We used a combination of creams, ivories, and champagne colors to get a rich depth. The variety of blooms mimiced the intricate lace she loved so much and the crystals were a fun touch to coordinate with the Brides jewelry. A combination of Quicksand roses, Vendella roses, miniature garden roses, lisianthus and stock added just the right amount of visual interest and a light and fresh aroma.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Red and White

Sometimes a simple combination of beautiful flowers just speak for themselves.

Monday, January 25, 2010

D. W. at Augusta Pines

Talk about a bride that was truly glowing on her wedding day. It's brides like her that make you love this business. She was so excited to see her flowers and couldn't stop smiling and saying thank you. The funny thing is that I was really the one who should be saying thank you to her for caring enough to pick a professional florist to be a part of one of the biggest days of her life.

We used a classic color scheme of all white and green to brighten up the sanctuary. A slightly contemporary urn arrangement with all white gladiolas creates a beautiful vertical statement and a more intimate setting in such a tall venue. The Mothers wrist corsages were made on customer silver wire cuffs with different coordinating white blooms. The wire cuffs are extremly comfortable and they can be fitted as tight as you would like, no slipping, no sliding around on your wrist, plus they are light weight.

Augusta Pines was the choosen venue for this blushing bride. As you enter their reception hall you are greeted by a beautiful grand staircase that surrounds a giant crystal chandelier. The iron work on the staircase is truly breathtaking. Since this is the central focal point for the room the bride elected to dress it up, making everything feel more custom. Using a shimmery organza fabric to drape down the banister every few feet we attached a handtied cluster of flowers with a beautiful silver ribbon. The clusters included tibet roses, white dendrobium orchids, white stock, white miniature garden roses, and mixed greenery. The white flowers, silver fabric, and beautiful curve of the staircase set the tone for a very romantic ambiance to celebrate the begining of a beautiful life together.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Not Your Average Boutonniere

Boutonnieres have come a long way from the traditional white rose, babys breath, and ivy. Now orchids, wire, and interesting blooms are all the craze. Boutonnieres are becoming more masculine in style. Whether that means incorporating strong lines and interesting filler accents, or using just pods, seeds, and twigs, as long as you love it, that's all that matters!
Due to their tropical nature, orchids are a great flower to accent any occasion. They are unique, interesting and hold up very well in warm weather. We carry a wide variety of different types of orchids including Phalaenopsis, Dendrobium, Oncidium, James Storii, and Cymbidium; in an even larger array of colors! Come in to see our idea book filled with a design that sure to perfectly suit your style.

Friday, January 15, 2010

Contemporary Design

Floral trends are shifting towards more masculine, minimal, and contemporary designs. The word "contemporary" has many different meanings, but mainly when a design is referred to as contemporary it means it is non-traditional. Usually a non-traditional design includes more focus on line, structure, texture, and interesting details as opposed to a full all around design. Sometimes we like to incorporate elements of wire, beads, curly willow, birch branches, and other interesting accents. We love to show off our contemporary design, so give us a call, we'll gladly create something that event the most "interesting and creative" person in your life will appreciate!

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Avia - The Woodlands

Avia Hotels has opened another location in Market Street right here in The Woodlands. The hotel is a beautiful mix of contemporary style with modern flare. From crystal chandeliers to river rock walls the hip, young, and modern ambiance of the entire location lends itself to becoming a very popular get away with all the modern luxuries the rising generation will expect.

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Deck the Halls

Kelly's wedding at the Woodlands United Methodist Church is the Robb Chapel was a beautiful combination of Christmas accents and gorgeous colors, creating a beautiful wedding day filled with a blushing bride and beautiful flowers.
Her bouquet was a combination of hydrangea, roses, lisianthus, and ranunculas wrapped in an off white satin ribbon with a keepsake locket as her something old.
Poinsettia blooms were the star of these tall centerpieces creating big focal areas of beautiful color. They coordinated beautifully with her lower arrangements of white hydrangea and white spider mums with a mixture of different seasonal greens. Overall it was a stunning event with rich colors and a beautiful soft fragrance from the pine; the perfect setting for a romantic reception in the Emerald Ballroom at The Woodlands Resort and Conference Center.

Champagne & Roses Anyone?

Ashelynn Manor was the perfect setting for a reception hall filled with champagne flutes and dozens of roses. Classic black, white and red is a timeless colorscheme filled with passion and romance. The bride chose 3 different designs for her tables. The first design included a floating Black Magic rose over black pebbles in a clear glass cylinder, the second design included champagne flutes and tilting roses, while the remaining tables had crystal lanterns. All the tables had red rose petals sprinkled around the mirrors. Balance and prescision in perfect form, wouldn't you agree?

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Green Goddess

There is something truly refreshing about green and white flowers. They are energetic, vibrant, lively, and fitting for the beginning of another decade! Green roses come in a variety of shades; from a soft jade green to a more prominent lime green roses are being grown in more shades now than ever before. Have something specific you would like? Come pay us a visit, we are sure to soar beyond your expectations, we promise!

Friday, January 1, 2010

Happy New Year

We would like to take a second to wish all of you a very Happy New Year! May all your aspirations be within your grasp. Each year it is important to take time to celebrate moments of success, remembrance, and congratulations. Let us help you properly celebrate your wonderful occasions with those you love and care for; we'll gladly take the stress off your hands and create a wonderful floral ambiance for your event. Leaving you with one less thing to worry about and more time to spend with those who mean the most.
From all of us, to all of you, our loyal customers, Happy New Year! Remember to leave a comment for a chance to be entered to win a free bouquet of beautiful flowers!