Thankful

Thankful

Currently sitting in my living room staring at a Christmas tree that is up before Thanksgiving (totally against my #oneholidayatatime policy). But we have a toddler that is really into “tree-z” so why not enjoy the warm coziness a little longer in our first home. A...

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1:1 Floral Design Workshop | 2

1:1 Floral Design Workshop | 2

There’s a story behind why I’m passionate about teaching floral design but the idea came to life simply because I was being asked - “Do you offer workshops?”. It started with wreaths, then flower centerpieces and now 1:1 workshops. It wasn’t easy in the beginning but...

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Becoming A Mother

Becoming A Mother

"The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new." --- Osho I thought Mother's Day would be the perfect time to share this quote that I had found a while back....

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Tanya + Frank ~ Blue Hill At Stone Barns Wedding

Tanya + Frank ~ Blue Hill At Stone Barns Wedding

Blue Hill At Stones Barns has become one of those venues that pulls at our heart strings. Located in the country, outdoor ceremony space, organic (yet elegant) details, natural light, caters to one couple at a time - it's the total package and we are in love! This...

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Spring Is Coming

Spring Is Coming

Winter as a North Eastern Florist...it's mostly dreadful. December is decent and festive (referring to retail), January is awful (as usual), and February is well, awful (yet shorter, with the exception of the Valentine's Day hustle, and really it's expected). This...

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1:1 Floral Design Workshop

1:1 Floral Design Workshop

For the past several years Mike and I have been really enjoying hosting small group workshops in our Cold Spring Harbor shop. Not going to lie, while small, they are a TON of work to plan and organize. Between cleaning and reorganizing the entire store (to comfortably...

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Our Sleep Story

Our Sleep Story

“It wasn’t till I became a Mother when I realized how important sleep was” - wish I could relate to that common statement. I do know the importance of sleep. Working through wedding season, as a Florist, teaches you that in no time. What really took me by surprise, as...

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Floral Design Workshop ~ Spring Peony

Floral Design Workshop ~ Spring Peony

We created this workshop with a different approach in mind - designing our signature organic centerpiece using only lush focal flowers. With peonies being the main focus, attendees chose from some of our favorite varieties including Coral Charm, Alertie, Festiva,...

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What Pregnancy Has Taught Me

What Pregnancy Has Taught Me

These past 9 months have by far been the most gratitude filled of my life. More than I ever could've expected or imagined. Even through all the heartburn, shortness of breath, and my personal favorite, itchy belly (yes this is a real thing!) I've had a very smooth and...

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Christine + Ed ~ Bedell Cellars Vineyard Wedding

Christine + Ed ~ Bedell Cellars Vineyard Wedding

We're so drawn to color lately and 2017 was by far our most color filled season yet. What better way to bring originality into your wedding? Needless to say, we love couples who love color! Today we are so pleased to share a look at Christine and Ed's Bedell Cellars...

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We are Lori and Mike, a husband and wife floral and event design team in Long Island, New York. Our mission is to create organically designed, unique floral arrangements for sophisticated and romantic weddings by being attentive to detail and maintaining intimate customer service.

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