Author Archives: Kathleen

Christ Episcopal Church-Campbell Hall, Sausalito, California

Translated, our bride’s name means “Laurel,” and the groom’s, “Oak.” As such, these two botanicals were featured in each and every floral design at the wedding of D and J. In addition, the couple’s interest, and a particular vocation, focused … Continue reading

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An Intimate Napa Valley Wedding Celebration

The intimate Napa Valley wedding does not get much more charmingly exquisite than this late summer celebration: ceremony at the Napa Valley courthouse, followed by a dinner reception at a private estate located in the Atlas Peak appellation, Howell Mountain … Continue reading

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Ralston White Retreat, Mill Valley, California

Surrounded by giant redwood trees and shadowed by magical Mount Tamalpais, this beautiful property was a wedding gift from Ralston White to his bride, Ruth Boericke. Completed in 1915, and home to the White family for many years, this estate … Continue reading

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…Brilliant Botanicals and Floral Designs to Complement the Occasion, Season, Location and Recipient

I am frequently asked by the family, after the design of their event or wedding, if we “do other things besides large events.” If, we design and deliver flowers for smaller occasions, such as a holiday centerpieces, a bouquet for … Continue reading

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On This Harvest Moon…

Likely attributed to a lengthy, July vacation in the Pacific Northwest, I have been drafting “this Harvest Moon” tale since that time. On this moon, a notable day and evening for me, it is a tribute to my Mom and … Continue reading

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August’s Sturgeon Moon

I know it, I shouldn’t be that surprised upon discovery of what inspires the design process, specifically, the one of my hands and mind. Taking a moment here in the studio, to reflect upon last night’s moon rise, and its … Continue reading

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Passionately Pink Peonies, at the Marin Art & Garden Center

When it comes to the magic, beauty, and pure allure of spring peonies, from the fields of Napa, Calistoga, Southern Oregon, and Eastern Washington, I always chuckle to myself as I design these robust, remarkable, and reverent stems into centerpieces … Continue reading

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