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Reaganne and Phillip’s stunning wedding in the Virginia countryside of Middleburg, Va was the perfect fall day!  The ceremony, which included 6 little flower girls, cocktail hour poolside, and the reception under a Sail Cloth Tent was full of stunning details.  Although they kept their original date the guest list of 150 was pared down […]

Nov 4, 2020


This shoot was inspired by the work of Annapolis-based artist Kim Hovell to inspire the bride who loves the shore.  As a lifelong Maryland native, Kim’s strong connection to the Chesapeake Bay and her love of the eastern shore lifestyle provide the foundation for her artwork! Kim Hovell is primarily known for her oyster paintings […]

Sep 23, 2020


I have always had a strong interest in Historic Preservation so when Manda Weaver of Amanda Weaver Photography inquired if I was available to design at the Teackle Mansion in Princess Ann, Maryland on the Eastern Shore, I was all in!!  The Teackle Mansion, a historic U.S. Mansion, was built between 1802 to 1819 and […]

Jul 30, 2020


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 […]

Jun 25, 2020


The Role of the Boutonniere

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 […]

May 13, 2020


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 […]

May 8, 2020


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 […]

Apr 18, 2020


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 […]

Apr 2, 2020


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 […]

Mar 11, 2020


Petals and Promises Winery Wedding Washington, DC

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 […]

Mar 8, 2020