Kirah & Paul- Springtime Williamsburg Winery Wedding!

Kirah & Paul- Springtime Williamsburg Winery Wedding!

Kirah and Paul were absolutely radiant on their sunshine-filled spring wedding day at the Williamsburg Winery a few weekends ago! They drove here to Virginia all the way from Pennsylvania with their close family and friends, and made their wedding a destination weekend for all! It was SO fun working with them and planning their floral designs! Kirah dreamt of organic, natural and herb-inspired floral designs, and I used fragrant lavender, rosemary, eucalyptus, jasmine vine and lots of blooms like peonies and garden roses to bring her vision to life!

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Email tip: Utilizing Gmail + the "Zeroed-Inbox" Strategy!

Email tip: Utilizing Gmail + the "Zeroed-Inbox" Strategy!

Happy Friday!!! I wanted to drop in today to share a quick "productivity" tip with you. First- I have a confession to make. I have FIVE EMAIL ADDRESSES that I maintain. Yikes. Even typing that is scary-sounding. 1 is my "promos email", so the one I go to when I'm searching for the latest J. Crew coupon. 2 is my school email, that I use as a teacher to communicate with other teachers and parents. 3 is my biz email. 4 is my "professional but non-business" email. So I use this one for things like communicating with my family and friends. 5 is my old college email- which I know I'm crazy to hold onto, but every now and then I get an email on there!!

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Brides: 7 Things That Your Wedding Florist Wants You to Know

Brides: 7 Things That Your Wedding Florist Wants You to Know

Your wedding florist plays a key role in your wedding planning process. Traditionally, flowers are the most expensive and customized décor you have invested in for your wedding and flowers can enhance your wedding and bring it to a whole new level!!! Wedding Floral Designers have the unique task of seeing your inspirational images, getting to know you and your wedding vision, and then using their creativity, knowledge of floral design and personal style to create the wedding flowers of your DREAMS!! That all being said… there are a few things that your floral designer would want you to know about your wedding:

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How to Use Pinterest as a Wedding Planning Tool!

How to Use Pinterest as a Wedding Planning Tool!

Pinterest. This website has become an absolutely massive source of inspiration and creativity for women and men all over the globe, and a the most popular topic searched on Pinterest is weddings!! Now don't get me wrong- I LOVE Pinterest. I'm on it way too much, and I love looking at all things weddings, and house decor, summer drink recipes, fashion, DIY projects... The list goes on.  As much as I use Pinterest, there is a slight issue with it for brides browsing for wedding inspiration. Pinterest can (unknowingly) "set the bar" way too high for brides!! 

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CIE Behind the Scenes: 15 Items I Bring to Weddings!

CIE Behind the Scenes: 15 Items I Bring to Weddings!

Well the first CIE wedding of the season was this past weekend, and it was a STUNNER!! Raise the Ruth Events did a fabulous job creating a gorgeous reception and curating lovely details to transform a church gymnasium into a gorgeous, classy space!!! I was honored to be able to design the flowers for Sarah, and Chelsea Anderson Photography captured all the beautiful details.

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CIE Bride Chat: Meet Sarah!

CIE Bride Chat: Meet Sarah!

I am SO excited to be writing this post today about Sarah and Eric! Sarah is the sister of one of my wedding vendor besties, Ruth, of Raise the Ruth Events, so I knew when she approached me about being in charge of her wedding flowers I was going to be in for an amazing wedding!! Sarah and Eric have the most beautiful love story, and I teared up reading this- I bet some of you will too! ;) Sarah has the most stunning color palette and theme for her wedding, and I can't WAIT for you to see all the pictures captured by Chelsea Anderson Photography! Chelsea did such a phenomenal job with their engagement photos, so I had to include a few in this post too! :) So... Meet Sarah and her almost-husband, Eric!! 

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