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Justin and Ben contacted me in late winter regarding their July wedding at Thorpewood.  This venue is snuggled at the top of the Catoctin Mountain range in Western Maryland.  The ceremony would be at the Pine Cathedral with the reception in the timber-lined rustic lodge.  The designs were comprised of natural greenery of vines and […]

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Jun 25, 2020

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French for “buttonhole” the Boutonniere has a long history through the ages, but is now a staple of the floral design for modern weddings. When one thinks of a flowers for a wedding, the bridal bouquet immediately comes to mind.  There is a lot of focus on the colors, style, and type of blooms that […]

The Role of the Boutonniere

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May 13, 2020

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On October 26, 2019, Carmela and James celebrated their marriage with a vibrant autumn wedding at 1757 Golf Club, featuring the season’s best tones and florals.  The color palette they chose incorporated all the tones of orange and red and were reflected by the trees surrounding their ceremony.  Thank you, Mother Nature! We were able […]

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May 8, 2020

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Andrew and Cara were married on the Eastern shore of Maryland.  A perfect summer day, which was captured by Lauren Myers Photography.  Cara chose a blush and lavender color palette, which perfectly complimented her bridesmaid’s gowns.  The couple was married at a nearby church with the reception held at The Oaks Waterford Inn located in […]

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Apr 18, 2020

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Couples preparing for their wedding will need to make multiple decisions regarding their wedding day and the choices and options may seem overwhelming.  We suggest an initial consultation after your venue has been chosen and advise as early as 9-12 months in advance for busy months such as May, June, September, and October.  We generally […]

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Apr 2, 2020

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Jessica and Andrew’s intimate fall wedding at the Meridian House took place in the gorgeous garden located on the property, which is an excellent example of 18th century French architecture.  Jessica opted for an eclectic palette of blues, peach, and burgundy accented with a beautiful rose from Grace Rose Farm in California, known as Koko […]

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Mar 11, 2020

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Antonio and Amelia’s City Winery Wedding was just the right touch of Industrial Chic meets timeless elegance.  The floral design featured beautiful textural greenery with pops of berry-colored roses and other blooms accented with fig, dark blue viburnum berries and fruit.  Their theme extended to the cake, which tied all the elements together for a […]

Petals and Promises Winery Wedding Washington, DC

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Mar 8, 2020

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Wedding Photography has evolved over the years.  From the stiff formal poses of brides and grooms of yesteryear to the photojournalistic style that depicted a much more natural look that included unscripted moments.  Recently, a style of photography known as “fine art” has become popular for the beautiful light, ethereal style, and frequent film medium. […]

Wedding Flat Lay by East Made Events Co.

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Feb 12, 2020

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Some years ago I was contacted by a photographer whose best friend was about to be engaged.  The bride-to-be had requested a beautiful bouquet for her photo session and the photographer contacted me.  With a photo for inspiration of her gown, I designed this lovely bouquet for the engagement photography session. The end result was […]

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Jan 24, 2020

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This lush greenhouse wedding had all the elements of a secret garden.  Livia and Amir dreamt of a whimsical greenhouse theme for their intimate, romantic wedding.  The greenhouse on the grounds of the historic Oatlands plantation in Leesburg, Virginia was a dream to design.  Fun fact: it is one of the oldest greenhouses in America […]

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Jan 5, 2020

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