Courtney and Aaron were married at Calamigos Ranch in The Malibu Hills. Courtney loves ranunculas and I was thrilled that we could get ranunculas at this time of year as they are a spring variety. We combined colors of peaches, corals, oranges, whites and creams for an elegant vintage look. The garden roses, specifically “Patience,” were amazing, they opened so beautifully. I felt like I had gone into an English garden and picked the roses right from the rose bush – the scent was that incredible. Needless to say, the... Read the Rest →
The floral design for Katie and PJ’s wedding reception at Pasadena’s Athenaeum was simple yet elegant, but the peony flower was definitely the focal point and gave the arrangements a romantic look and feel. We combined Juliette roses, ranunculas, Sarah Bernhardt peonies, sweet peas, blue muscari, and herbs in clear glass containers on each table. The bouquets for the bride and bridesmaids had these same flowers but with the addition of a white anenome. They opened perfectly and had a blue center similar to that of the bridesmaid dresses. The... Read the Rest →
Danielle and Dan were married at Brookside Equestrian Center. Think “Old California” and you will have a good picture in your mind of this property where “National Velvet” was filmed in 1944. With its massive pepper trees, citrus, and yes of course, horses, this wedding venue gave you the feeling of stepping back in time which created a very elegant yet relaxed feel. Danielle loves kumquats and anything having to do with citrus. With her citrus love in mind, I sort of went citrus crazy. The wedding took on a... Read the Rest →
Michelle and Dan were married at a private estate that captured the old world charm and elegance of this beautiful couple. Michelle wanted to incorporate lots of yellow sunshine hues along with lemons. I added textures with billy balls, garden roses, anenomes, ranunculas, daffodils, thistle, hyacinths, and dusty miller. Photography by Lehua Noelle and Karen Crabb.