Hi friends! I’m so excited to share about this new adventure with you. But first, let's start from the beginning... In the back of my mind, I loved the idea of being a florist. A cute little shop where people come to make their loved one's day brighter. After seeing the movie, “Love Happens,” I got hooked on the idea of having my own flower shop, someday. The movie is set in Seattle (already earning extra points there), and the female character (Jennifer Aniston) is a florist. She has the perfect little shop in downtown Seattle (not to mention she meets Aaron Eckhart)- it's a pretty cute movie.
Our flower status at home is on a much smaller scale. I did some potted flowers this year but other than our free-growing rose bush, you'd have absolutely no idea that I like flowers. If that isn't motivating, I don't know what is! We have set a goal of having more of a flower garden in the future. I’ve already planted bulbs for a spring bloom and have made it my mission to have a cutting garden next year.
Anyway, back to my main point. The point is, I love flowers! So when the opportunity arose for me to do the florals for a friend’s wedding, I jumped at the chance! I’ve been able to help out with creating the florals for a few weddings, so it was a fairly easy transition to doing on my own. The thing I love about flowers that you just keep moving pieces around until you’ve achieved your vision. I'd say they turned out pretty well!
The bouquets were simple, white roses and baby’s breath surrounded by a variety of greenery, with the addition of fresh florals from Pike’s Place Market in the Bride’s bouquet. I’d say the arbor was probably the most challenging part, but it turned out to be my favorite. I was thankful to have my trusty assistant by my side! The Bride wanted delicate florals, touches of cream interlaced with greenery to compliment the girls's dresses.
We kept the tables classic, greens with accents of white. The bridal party sat at this long rustic wood table, which we decorated with eucalyptus, candles and other greenery.
I want to thank the Carlson’s for allowing me to be involved in the biggest day of their lives. If you want to read more about the Carlson’s newest adventures, check out their blog HERE.
I also wanted to give a huge shout out to their incredible wedding photographer, Alex White. Check out her work HERE.
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-The Happy Egg