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!!
Of all the bouquets I do, this is the one I love best. I consider this my signature bouquet. I love the peach and sage green colors and the texture of the succulents and seeded eucalyptus. This bride was so sweet to send me photos from her wedding. The photo above is the cascading bridal bouquet lined up with the bridesmaids’ nosegays and kissing balls. … Continue reading My Signature Bouquet
The brides I work with have such great taste. I designed this daisy and rose set for a spring wedding. The white orchids look lovely on dark bridesmaids’ dresses. Custom orders are available on my Etsy shop. Continue reading Sunny and Sparkly Flowers
More lovely blue and yellow flowers. This time with baby’s breath. Continue reading Blue and Yellow Nosegay
Here’s flowers from another wedding. I found these wonderful purple succulents which the bride loved. (I’m on a search for more of these if anyone knows where I can get them.) Add the perfect white orchid, some seeded eucalyptus and some twine. Lovely! Continue reading Purple Succulent and White Orchids
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
I consider these wedding flowers to be LUSCIOUS, which means richly appealing. very physically attractive. I’m always glad when my brides have such good taste and choose such gorgeous flowers. Here’s a little of my process and photos of the luscious flowers. First, I consulted with the bride and showed her several combinations of blush and succulents we could use. These are the flowers she … Continue reading Succulent and Blush Wedding
I never realized that blue and yellow could be so stunning together until I was asked to create these floral designs for a wedding. This is the ‘Blaze Collection’ named after the delightful bride who commissioned the pieces. Blaze Collection ________________________________ It took some creative thinking to figure out how to add the novelty handle to the bridesmaids bouquets. Here are some photos from the … Continue reading Royal Blue and Sunflower Yellow
Here are some fresh floral arrangements I made for a friend for her daughter’s wedding. She decorated the jars and candle holders and the little pails with LOVE. It was such a beautiful reception. Continue reading Centerpieces with Fresh Flowers