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Jessica & Anthony’s Mystic Aquarium Wedding

We had so much fun designing this playful aquarium wedding for Jessica and Anthony – and probably just as much fun delivering it and having the opportunity to play with some of the marine animals. We just love a wedding with a theme and how can you go wrong with one like this? First off, meet Jessica and Anthony, looking gorgeous in the entryway, which we draped in yards and yards of ivory organza.

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For bouquets, we incorporated seashells and starfish into this lovely cascade for Jessica:

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Her Maids carried natural, round bouquets in deeper hues:

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And her flower girl may be my favorite of all with her adorable crown!

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And, because I can’t help it — just look how these glorious creatures help to create ambiance:

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Now, on to centerpieces. We created three distinct designs for Jessica and Anthony – I’m not sure I can pick a favorite. What do you think?

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And here’s my favorite part — a hanging screen we created for the dance floor using suspended bubble vases with petals and flowers, along with gold glittery ‘seaweed’ accented with ferns:

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I hope you enjoyed looking at these images as much as we loved designing the flowers! Let us know what you think.

And big thanks to Jerome and Jen at Studio 1923 for these gorgeous images! For their blog post with more images from the wedding, click here!

Nicole & Travis Featured in Bliss Celebrations Magazine

Our second feature in Bliss Celebrations Magazine is the wedding of Nicole and Travis at the New Haven Lawn Club, one of the most beautiful venues in Çonnecticut. I love that the two weddings Bliss chose to feature were so wildly different. While Sophie and Mike‘s wedding was a contemporary fairy tale, Nicole and Mike’s was classic, elegant and traditional in style. Nicole was so lovely, we were honored to create the perfect bouquet of hydrangea, peony, anemone, lisianthus and dusty miller to complement her personality.

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For her maids, we designed these bright bouquets of peony, garden roses, lisianthus and scabiosa pods to accent their navy gowns.

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The Lawn Club’s classic Art Deco style was the inspiration for these spring centerpieces, which consisted of several styles of mercury glass vessels complemented with vintage glassware featuring delphinium, roses, cymbidium orchids, snapdragons, lisianthus, Queen Anne’s lace, callas and scabiosa pods in pale blues, peaches, oranges and pinks.

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To see Nicole and Travis’ gorgeous wedding film, click here.

Credit Reel:

Photography: Carla Ten Eyck
Venue: New Haven Lawn Club
Jewelry: The White Dress by the Shore
Hair and Makeup: Dana Bartone and Company
Videography: Jim Altieri’s Vintage Cinema

Steampunk Editorial Shoot

We are happy to announce that we provided flowers for a steampunk wedding shoot that was recently picked up by Rock and Roll Bride! You can see the full post here, but in the meantime, we wanted to show you some of the flowers in detail!

First, a keyring bouquet that Cat and Tony collaborated on — a real twist on the traditional cascade using found objects and featuring local hellebore, bronze cymbidium orchids and mokara orchids.

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Next up, a porthole-inspired bouquet that Cat created using local osage orange branch, clematis buds, green trick dianthus and an uluhe fern shoot.

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Here is another collaboration between Cat and Tony – our take on a more traditional bouquet, which features Amnesia roses, callas, succulents, scabiosa pods, local spirea, foxtail fern, ti leaves, string-of-pearls, aralia leaves, cymbidium orchids and various gears and gaskets.

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A Turkish cooking pot becomes the base for this centerpiece, created by Cat, and featuring purple monkshood, sahara roses, spirea, parrot tulips, frittilaria, osage orange branches, cymbidium orchid blooms and a variety of gears.
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We had a great time working on this shoot and enjoying the creative freedom provided by the exceptional team involved.

Photography: Jewel Photography
Planner: Amy Lu
Venue: The Dirt Salon, Hartford CT
Bride’s Dress: The Wedding Dress
Bride’s Jewelry: Fern Street Designs
Hats: SD Parent Designs
Hair & Make Up: Tara’s Beauty Studio
Groom’s Attire: Modern Formals
Cake: NoRA Cupcake Co
Flowers: Green Dahlia
Stationery: The Birch Papery
Moonshine: Onyx Moonshine
Props: Blaze and Bloom
Steampunk Weapons: Thee-Gartisan Works