Category Archives: Weddings, Centerpieces & Display Designs

Sausalito Wedding, Bar Bocce

Late Winter, 2016. At the studio, we look ahead, with our coordinations and readiness to zoom South through Marin with a van load of flowers, to this year’s wedding days in the seaside town of Sausalito. Flowers and botanicals, vines, … Continue reading

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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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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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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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The Wild Roses of West Marin

On any given day, no matter how lively the tasks ebb and flow, there comes a moment where I step back and I smell the roses, as the quote reads, figuratively, and literally, because of what I do for my … Continue reading

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Nessy Rose and Michael, Marin Art and Garden Center

Once in a time, a wedding will happen along where I can’t muster the true, full, and proper words to share the story of the wedding day. I wouldn’t do the wedding’s loveliness and purity its full due — with … Continue reading

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Simi Winery, Soft October Pinks and Greens

October is one of the loveliest months for a wedding in wine country. Large, rumbling trucks filled with flats of sweet, late harvest grapes keep you company on the roads during wedding-day deliveries, pumpkins and gourds greet you at every … Continue reading

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