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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Floral Design Workshop ~ A Fall Centerpiece

Floral Design Workshop ~ A Fall Centerpiece

Harvest Moon Farm & Orchard is a apple orchard located in North Salem, New York. It is family owned and operated much like our own flower shop. They sell their very own hard cider (Hardscrabble Cider), their own farm fresh free-range eggs, local honey, local dairy &...

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Danielle & Nick ~ Carltun Long Island Wedding

Danielle & Nick ~ Carltun Long Island Wedding

One year ago today we were getting ready to set up one of the most anticipated weddings of the season for this sweet couple. And it seems like just yesterday Danielle and I first met and immediately clicked. Danielle's vision of a romantic and classic wedding was...

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Floral Design Workshop ~ A Spring Centerpiece

Floral Design Workshop ~ A Spring Centerpiece

Spring happens to be one of our favorite flower seasons so Mike and I thought it would be the perfect time to host our very first floral design workshop. We welcomed 11 women into our Cold Spring Harbor boutique and it turned out to be an incredibly beautiful day....

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Kristen + James ~ Kontokosta Winery Wedding

Kristen + James ~ Kontokosta Winery Wedding

From the beginning Kristen mentioned she really loved peach tones (which I immediately became super excited about - more peach weddings please!). From there we balanced the vibrancy of the peach with soft shades of cream, champagne, and blush. We used fluffy peonies...

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Brianna + Evan – Garrison Wedding

Brianna + Evan – Garrison Wedding

The welcoming back of Spring continues as we share photos from Brianna and Evan's Garrison, New York wedding. It was our first trip to The Garrison and we immediately fell in love with the venue. The outdoor ceremony garden was simply beautiful, with the scenic...

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Spring Flower Workshop

Spring Flower Workshop

It's always been a dream of mine to teach floral design. Perhaps once I retire, write a book about flowers and travel the world teaching. While that sounds like a good plan for the future it also seems so far away. My main goal behind opening the shop was to inspire...

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Creative Simplicity ~ Hellebore

Creative Simplicity ~ Hellebore

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication” ~ Leonardo da Vinci Today I'd like to share some photos from another shoot Cadence Kennedy and I had worked on together this past Spring. The second from a series of creative collaborations inspired by simplicity, this time...

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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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153 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor, New York 11724

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