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I love a happy bride!

I always aim to please; sounds like I hit the mark this time!  Thanks to Jennifer for a great review!  And to Diane Ahern for the beautiful photo. I highly recommend Vases […]


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Colorful and wild on Whidbey Island!

I had the great pleasure of working with Sarah and Mike for their nuptuals at Fireseed Catering on Whidbey Island.  This relaxed, fun-loving couple created a fun wedding with lots of fun touches […]


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Pretty Barn Doors

A grand old barn like this one is the quintessential Whidbey Island wedding setting.  To make a lovely entrance, we installed elegant cream draping and created beautiful floral tie-backs with peach Dahlias and Roses, white Hydrangeas and […]


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Thank you, Photographers!

Where would we florists be without a good photographer? One thing 2013 taught me is just how important a good picture is. I can pore over the perfect placement of a bloom in a […]


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Flowers Onstage!

Flowers for FusionSpark Media There’s a great media company on Whidbey Island called FusionSpark Media.  They recently held their Strategic Video Storytelling Content Marketing Retreat at WICA, and I was lucky to […]


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Flowers for Fundraising!

I love partnering with local groups on fundraising events.  Arranging flowers to help raise money – it’s great!  Last weekend I helped out with the florals for the Wellington Day School’s annual fundraiser auction, which […]


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Baby’s Breath Is Back!

Baby’s Breath has been around the block.  It was fashionable many generations ago when the variety of cut flowers available was limited.  It fell out of fashion during the 60s, 70s, 80s, […]


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Vases Wild at Seattle Wedding Show!

I enjoyed a professional adventure last weekend.  I helped out Perfect Harmony Events as well as Kaspar’s Catering and Special Events and did the flowers for their Seattle Wedding Show booths. It was great fun! […]