hana willow design

We’re loving Hana Willow Design and their beautiful bouquet preservation artwork! Hana Willow Design (Hana meaning flower in Japanese and Willow representing the words everlasting, graceful, and nature) was created by floral designer Tanti Lina. She wanted to provide couples with an alternative way to preserve their bridal bouquets and wedding flowers. Hana Willow Design […]

lovesick 2014 recap

We had so much fun at Lovesick on Sunday! Where else can you meet cool wedding professionals while catching a burlesque show on a Sunday morning? We chatted with some great new couples and vendors. Check out the beautiful pink and red floral backdrop designed by Sullivan Owen in the Posey Booth shot below. I […]

denise fike designs

I had the pleasure of meeting Philadelphia artist Denise Fike in 2006 when she was my PR client. She’s sweet, fun, extremely talented, and is always wearing a gorgeous hat. Denise is a painter, illustrator, metal etcher, and collage artist who beautifully captures fashion, bridal, floral, and nude subjects. She’s even created fashion portraits for […]

lovesick 2014

We get a lot of calls to exhibit at bridal shows, but there is only one in which we proudly participate… Lovesick. “Lovesick features an elite array of local talent, unique wedding ideas, hand-crafted, and eco-friendly goods, appealing to indie-minded couples. This allows soon-to-be-weds to experience the full-spectrum of options available to them, especially those beyond […]

best of the best: 16 pieces of advice from experts in all areas

We’re excited to be included in the Huffington Post Weddings advice article by Flour LA owner Carly Cylinder: 16 Insider Tips You’ll Want to Know on Your Big Day! Last year I wrote about what vendors don’t want you to know on your big day, and boy, did that spark a lot of controversy! Some people in the industry weren’t […]

anticipate invitations

An invitation to a wedding is much more than just a statement of date and time. Wedding invitations set the tone and mood of the wedding itself. Everyone knows that first impressions are everything, so why not set the precedent with an invite capturing the spirit of your big day? We had the pleasure of […]

a delicious dish for two

Staying in and making a beautiful meal together can be just as romantic as going out to dinner to celebrate Valentine’s Day. So we asked our friend, award-winning chef, food writer, and cookbook author Lorna Yee to share a delicious dish for two. This tasty slow-cooked lamb ragu recipe comes from her cookbook, The Newlywed Kitchen, […]