My sweet niece picked out these cheerful sunflowers for her wedding bouquet. What a cutie! I have since used the sunflower for thousands of bouquets, corsages and boutonnieres. I’ve made many variations, some with twine or burlap for a rustic feel. Others with baby’s breath or satin bows and lots with royal blue flowers or ribbons. Probably the most popular is the twine wrapped sunflower. … Continue reading Sunflowers!


This joyous little flower has brought me so much pleasure. They make the most beautiful corsages. I’ve come up with all of these designs using these faux African violets, but the one below is the most popular. These corsages are available in my Southcastle Creations Etsy shop. The cute little plant in a pot is in the Love’s Banner shop.   Continue reading Violets!!

Coral Rose and Succulent Wedding

These wedding flowers were a joy to make because I am so in love with the colors and flowers. The succulent bouquets with the seeded eucalyptus are my favorites but they are very difficult to make. Especially the cascading bouquets. Here are some of the cascading succulent bouquets I’ve made. The succulent chicks and hens are very unyielding and need to be padded so they … Continue reading Coral Rose and Succulent Wedding

Halloween Corsages, Zombie Prom

A few years ago I was asked to make corsages for a Zombie Prom. Imagine, flowers I love so much with spiders I abhor.  Read about my first attempts here. I’ve had fun accessing my dark side with spiders, worms, skulls and wilted flowers. I even did a spooky wedding. Here are some photos. And here are the bride’s bouquet and boutonnieres for the Halloween … Continue reading Halloween Corsages, Zombie Prom