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Weekend Wedding Project: Make Your Own Lilliputian Dipped Vases

Weekend Wedding Project: Make Your Own Lilliputian Dipped Vases

Transform vintage spice jars into miniature DIY centrepieces in just a few simple steps.
Make Your Own Colourful Candy Table Numbers

Make Your Own Colourful Candy Table Numbers

Welcome your guests with these simply sweet DIY table numbers, which double as centrepieces.
Fall Centrepiece Ideas You’ll Love

Fall Centrepiece Ideas You’ll Love

Nine ways to transform your wedding into a gorgeous autumnal affair.
10 Non-Floral Centrepiece Ideas for Your Reception

10 Non-Floral Centrepiece Ideas for Your Reception

Who says your centrepieces have to be made of flowers? There are lots of fun (and budget-friendly!) alternatives that will look just as great topping your reception tables.
Vibrant Centrepieces In Every Colour Imaginable

Vibrant Centrepieces In Every Colour Imaginable

These tempting table toppers are sure to liven up your reception space.

Wedding Deal of the Day

These Ikea frames (which are only $0.99) would make for pretty and budget-savvy table numbers, don’t you agree?

Purple Posies

Symbolizing both luxury and royalty, it’s no wonder that purple is a popular colour choice amongst brides.

It’s a Party!

So, it turns out the word ‘wedding’ is totally overwhelming me. I’ve decided I just have to change the word and in doing so I change the psychology.  We’re having a ‘party.’ There, that’s way more manageable! Not that I’m

Jenna Von Oy’s Florist

If you want beautiful floral inspiration, try Just for Your Floral Design. With their romantic and gorgeous array of wedding arrangements, it’s no wonder that Jenna Von Oy (most notably remembered as Six on Blossom) chose them to create her

My Hydrangea Addiction

I totally love hydrangea! I think I may have mentioned this before, but its lush, full, spectacular blooms put a huge smile on my face. I love to design with it in every aspect of a wedding, right down to

Black Is So Sexy

Bridesmaids in black dresses, a black sash on a stunning white wedding gown, black vases, black napkins, and even a black calla lily bouquet—no colour just black & white—timeless, stunning, and yes… sexy. Classic Graydon Hall was the back drop

Summer Sedum

Sedum is an amazing flower that changes colour as the season progresses. It starts to become available in early August in a fresh green colour.  As the season progress it changes to a soft pink, then a rosy pink, and

Terrific Terrariums

{image via a cup of jo} It wasn’t until I brought a terrarium home for my mom (courtesy of a video shoot that we filmed earlier this year) that I became fascinated with them. I think they would make the

A Casual Affair

When longtime customer, turned friend, emailed me late July to say that he and his girlfriend had decided to get married August 21st, it was a welcomed surprise!  We had a little over three weeks to transform their beautiful beach

Current Obsession: Beeswax Candles

Bees may not be my favourite insects, but I do love them for their honeycomb-inspired patterns and the natural goodness that they provide for beeswax candles. I’m a huge fan of Big Dipper Wax Works for two reasons a) their

Awesome Agapanthus

Is blue your colour theme? Agapanthus is a fun and unique flower with a warm blue hue. It’s funnel-shaped florets create a firework cluster giving arrangements texture. To help show off their splendor, in this particular wedding, I designed them

The CG&S McDreamy

As I’m sure you all know by now, I love, love, love whites and creams. I would even say this event could easily be our CG&S Signature wedding. White hydrangea, lisianthus and creamy Vandella roses in a low, lush mounded

Tying up the Loose Ends so We can Tie the Knot!

I guess when you’re just a little over two months away from your wedding, that’s when everything really starts coming together. Over the past couple of weeks I’ve had more appointments than I can count. To give an update on

The Summer of Purple has just Begun

I have said it before, but I’m going to say it again: Purple is the HOT colour for 2010. The season has barely started and I have already had the pleasure of designing three purple-themed weddings! This past weekend’s was

Peonies Squared

If you think vases are boring … a low casserole dish may be the perfect vessel for a modern centrepiece! One trendy way to design is with a low arrangement like the one pictured. Peonies are famous for their beautiful

Playing with Mother Nature

I love the true natural beauty that all flowers have to offer. I am not a huge fan of stem died product or paints. But I also love a consistent theme to a wedding. Colours that coordinate the linens, the

Wedding Season is Back!

There is no better way to kick off the beginning of wedding season, than doing flowers for a friend. Lindsay, from HRM Photography, was married on April 17th. What made this so fun, is a couple of years ago when

vintage wedding mock-up

I’m still swooning over how beautiful this vintage wedding mock-up is. The details are simply stunning. From the gorgeous orchard table display to the mismatched floral centrepieces–not to mention the flower pin bouquet–there’s definitely some steal-worthy ideas here for your

may flowers

I love the month of May–especially for all the gorgeous blooms. Found this cute terra cotta pot from Crate & Barrel (it was under their Mother’s Day section–which reminds me I have to start thinking of what to get my

Heavenly Hydrangeas

I love hydrangeas and currently have the most beautiful blue ones at home, an Easter gift from Mom and Dad. Looking at it immediately takes me back to when I was choosing flowers for my wedding last February—I wanted an

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