Holiday Notice

Hello flower loving friend! 

If you're waiting to hear from me, please know that I'm currently on vacation, celebrating my sister's wedding in the tropics and soaking up some relaxation time. I can't wait to come back to meeting with 2018 couples, filled up with great new ideas to share with you. 

I'll be back at my desk answering your emails on October 23. Talk to you soon!

2018 Wedding Flower Consulations

Hello all brides and grooms to be! 

This past weekend, I wrapped up my crazy busy spring/summer/fall wedding stretch. Here in Manitoba, we have such a distinct wedding season thanks to the weather, so I just have to push through it. And now that it's over, I'm looking forward to meeting with more and more 2018 couples and dreaming up amazing ideas for your weddings!

Photo by Ariana Tennyson

Photo by Ariana Tennyson

So, if you're looking for...

creative, uniquely inspired wedding flowers
a wedding that looks and feels differently than what your friends have had
a well thought-out colour palette that is a lot more interesting than just what you see on Pinterest
 

And if you're getting married in Winnipeg and the surrounding areas, or Kenora/Lake of the Woods area...

Then I might just be the right floral designer for your wedding! My 2018 season is booking up, but I still have plenty of spring and fall availability with summer dates booking very quickly. Please don't hesitate to reach out and we'll schedule an appointment to brainstorm some fantastic ideas!

Photo by Brittany Mahood

Want to see if I'm still available for your date? Click the button below. I'll respond back promptly and outline how the whole process works. Can't wait to hear from you!

Stephanie and Jay's Gorgeous Flower-Filled Wedding

Sometimes, as a floral designer, the flowers come together as though they were meant to be together. It's like they just find their place together. Making Stephanie's bridal bouquet was one of those times. Let me show you a little more.

Photos: Brittany Mahood | Ceremony Venue: Manitoba Club | Reception Venue: Fort Garry Hotel | Bakery: Jenna Rae Cakes | Calligraphy: Jennifer Bianca Calligraphy | Groom's Suit: Eph Apparel 

Floral Wedding Invitations - Winnipeg Weddings
Blush and White Bridal Bouquets - Stone House Creative

Bridal Bouquet Ingredients: peonies, quicksand roses, earl grey roses, lisianthus, astrantia, riceflower, olive, white popular, and huechera foliage with an accent of stephanotis vine.

Rose and Peony Bridal Bouquet - Winnipeg wedding Florist
Upper Fort Garry Wedding Photo - Winnipeg Weddings
Garden Inspired Wedding Bouquet - Winnipeg Wedding Florist

I loved adding this simple, minimal hair comb for Stephanie! Placed slightly off centred, it was so pretty with her low updo.

Manitoba Club Weddings - Stone House Creative
Garden Inspired Wedding Flowers - Winnipeg Wedding Florists

Stephanie asked for two of these big beauties for her ceremony. We placed two tall wood stands on either side of the couple, each with a large gold urn and full floral arrangement, to create an altar of sorts for them.

Wedding Musicians - Winnipeg Weddings
Elegant Wedding in Winnipeg - Manitoba Club Weddings
Elegant Winnipeg Wedding - Wedding Photography Winnipeg

Interested in seeing beautiful flowers like this on your wedding day? Let me know by clicking the button below!

The Most Dreamy Wedding of 2017

The most dreamy wedding of 2017: that might seem like an overstatement, but I assure you, it's not. Kaylah and Jason's wedding was a literal dream. When I look back on it, in my mind I see it with a hazy sort of quality, like a dream sequence in a movie. Hold on, because this will be a long post. It took me a very long time to decide which images were my favourites and would tell their story best - they're all so beautiful!

Dreamy Wedding in Winnipeg - Winnipeg Wedding Florist

It was pure kismet that I was available to do their wedding flowers. Kaylah reached out a few months before her wedding and it was the only date of the summer that I still had available. Then when we sat down together, she showed me a picture of the dress she had bought from this incredible online boutique that I've been following for a few years. You guys, you won't believe this, but I had been dreaming about doing a wedding with that dress and knew that it was never going to happen. So you see? It was ate. A fairytale. A dream. 

Photos: Ariana Tennyson | Venue: Cielo's Garden | Dress: Gossamer | Bridesmaid Dresses: Theodora James Inc | Veil: All About Romance

Elegant Wedding Veil - Wedding Planning in Winnipeg
Garden Inspired Wedding Flowers - Stone House Creative
Whimsical Bridal Hair Flowers - Flowers in Braid

It's quite obvious that Kaylah has incredible style. These stunning images Ariana took could have been ripped straight out of the pages of Vogue, with that dress, her incredible veil and hairpiece, the blooms scattered through her loose braid. We tossed around a few different colour palette options, each unique and beautiful. In the end, we landed on soft shades of pink, lavender, butter yellow, light blues, sage greens, and a touch of magenta.

Bridal bouquet ingredients: amnesia and quicksand roses, delphinium, tweedia, spray roses, rice flower, stock, anemones, delphinium, several varieties of eucalyptus, and some locally grown vine things that I don't know the name of but were the perfect wild touch, all wrapped up in this soft blue velvet ribbon that I had been saving for the perfect bouquet. I went kind of wilder with the shape, really allowing the flowers to tell me where they wanted to be. I couldn't have loved this bouquet more.

Cielo's Garden Wedding - Stone House Creative
Pastel Bridal Bouquet - Wedding Flowers Winnipeg
Organic Bridal Bouquet - Wedding Flowers Winnipeg
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Organic Wedding Flowers - Winnipeg Wedding Florists
Garden Wedding Flowers - Wedding Florists in Winnipeg
Hanging Flower Installation - Cielo's Garden Wedding

The ceremony was just breathtaking. The chapel at Cielo's Garden is always beautiful, and Kaylah and I wanted to do something simple to create an altar, while maintaining a whimsical feel. She left it up to me to decide what to do, and knowing that we were using a lot of greenery, I thought a garland that could be re-purposed for the head table would be a beautiful idea. I decided to drape it almost like curtains, when you pull them back, and tucked in a few floral spotlights for some soft colour.

Cielo's Garden Wedding - Stone House Creative
Cielo's Garden Wedding - Romantic Wedding Ceremony Photo
Forest Wedding Photos - Winnipeg Wedding Photographer
Clear Top Tent Wedding - Tent Wedding Decor

Then we move on to the reception! Budget was a factor here, as it usually is: any number multiplied by 15-20 tables adds up very quickly! We decided on loose greenery down the table, which in my opinion is just as good as any garland but much, much more cost-effective. I tucked in loose roses, petals, and the heads of some small flowers for whimsy, colour, and texture. I love how it turned out! Kaylah had ordered these cute napkins to alternate colours and while I normally wouldn't suggest that alternating colours like this would look good, I thought this design was so charming.

Cost-Effective Wedding Centrepieces - Wedding Florists Winnipeg
Romantic Wedding Centrepiece Ideas - Stone House Creative
Sunset Wedding Photos - Winnipeg Wedding Florist

I couldn't end without sharing a few more of their gorgeous portraits. Obviously they're incredibly photogenic, but Ariana Tennyson is truly an incredible photographer who I love love LOVE working with. Find a photographer who you get along with and whose work makes your heart explode a little bit!

Dreamy Wedding Photos - WEdding Flowers in WInnipeg
Dreamy Wedding Photos - Winnipeg Wedding Photos

Looking for your wedding florist? I'm currently booking 2018 wedding dates, and prime summer dates are booking up pretty quickly. You don't need to have every answer about what you want, but if you know that you want wedding flowers that are garden-inspired, unique, and to have a lot of fun planning them, then you might want to send me an email soon!

Elegant Garden Wedding at Cielo's Garden

I can't believe that Nicole and Chris' wedding was already 3 months ago! This gorgeous celebration was an elegant, garden-inspired wedding at Cielo's Garden, beautifully planned by Amanda of Amanda Douglas Events. I loved planning and designing the flowers for their wedding - we kept the designs lush, natural, and simple. Nothing was over the top or too much. All of the details were just right, and that allowed the couple to celebrate in a way that was really them!

Casey Nolin Photography ~ Amanda Douglas Events ~ Cielo's Garden ~ Planned Perfectly

Winnipeg Wedding Florist - Wedding Planning in Winnipeg
White and Peach Spring Wedding Bouquet - Stone House Creative

Bridal bouquet ingredients: peonies (woah momma, these peonies were perfect!), locally grown tulips and ranunculus, rice flower, bleeding heart from my own garden, larkspur, and spray roses along with several varieties of eucalyptus and ivy. I looped the ivy in and around the bouquet and I just love the way that added some natural whimsy.

White Peony Bridal Bouquet - Winnipeg Wedding Flowers
Garden Inspired Wedding Bouquet - Wedding Florist in Winnipeg
Cielo's Garden Wedding - Winnipeg Wedding Florist
Peony and Ranunculus Bridal Bouquet - Stone House Creative
Wedding Welcome Sign - Wedding Florist in Winnipeg
Cielo's Garden Wedding Ceremony - Stone House Creative

The ceremony decor was perfectly simple. Beautiful panels of voile fabric were draped like a curtain altar, and then we simply added in my wood box stands with pillar candles on a base of greenery. See what I mean? Simple, elegant, garden-inspired, and pretty much perfect!

Simple Wedding Ceremony Decor - Elegant Wedding at Cielo's Garden
Elegant Garden Wedding Centrepieces - Wedding Flowers Winnipeg

The tabletop details at the reception were also simple and lovely. Long wood planters of white hydrangea and greenery took centre stage, and then we added in stem vases with light pink spray roses, rice flower, Queen Anne's Lace, and other fillers and greenery.

Garden-Inspired Wedding Decorations - Wedding Florist in Winnipeg
Buttercream and Greenery Wedding Cake - Winnipeg Weddings

And finally, the cake! I don't normally add flowers or greenery to the cakes as most bakers prefer to do it themselves, but this wedding day had a bit of an emergency and I was more than happy to step in and do what I could! I really liked the way it turned out!

Black Bridesmaid Dresses - Wedding Florists Winnipeg