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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Ashley + Terence ~ Oheka Castle Wedding

Ashley + Terence ~ Oheka Castle Wedding

Ashley and Terance's autumn wedding was truly breaktaking. My favorite part about designing the flowers for this couple was creating the rich, berry toned color palette. Normally I find mixed color palettes a challenge as every detail and color choice has to be just...

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Creative Simplicity ~ Early Spring

Creative Simplicity ~ Early Spring

"Don't use a lot where a little will do" ~ Proverb Simplicity has set the tone for my inspiration these past few months - feeling a sense of peace and appreciation when things are less complicated. Whether its through fashion, interior design, relationships I have, my...

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Mallory + Travis ~ Seawanhaka Yacht Club Wedding

Mallory + Travis ~ Seawanhaka Yacht Club Wedding

Nautical weddings...it's no secret we simply adore them. With an outdoor tented reception overlooking Oyster Bay, the Seawanhaka Yacht Club was the perfect setting for Mallory and Travis's summer wedding. Charming nautical details paired with a soft color palette of...

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Carolyn + Daniel ~ Centerport Yacht Club Wedding

Carolyn + Daniel ~ Centerport Yacht Club Wedding

Carolyn + Daniel's wedding photos have me excited for the warm, fleeting days of summer. They couldn't have asked for a more beautiful July day. As I look back at their flowers now I see how "summery" they really were. The vibrant shades of yellow, peach, orange, and...

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Notes from Valentine’s Day

Notes from Valentine’s Day

We just survived our 4th Valentine's Day here at our Cold Spring Harbor boutique. Thankfully, each year we have experienced steady growth on the retail side of the business, even with each Valentine's Day. Last year we had a lot of red roses left over and I thought I...

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Valentine’s Day 2016

Valentine’s Day 2016

...and with Valentine's Day just 2 weeks away, we are pleased to share a look at the delicious designs we are offering. This year we are celebrating love with soft shades of cream, smokey grey, and antiqued lavender. This soft palette gives these Spring blooms a sense...

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Marlena + Michael ~ Frank Melville Park

Marlena + Michael ~ Frank Melville Park

This bride and her groom...the sweetest couple ever! It was such a pleasure to work with Marlena and Michael on their wedding flowers and then again for their "Happily Ever After" session, which took place at Frank Melville Park. Even their adorably stylish son made...

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