All posts under flowers in focus

Heart-Throbbing Colour

{All photography courtesy Michael Moore Photography}  Hues, tones, textures… they can say so much. When my long time childhood friend, talent artist, graphic designer, and in my humble opinion colour expert, asked me to do her flowers, I admit I

Dreaming of Summer

I feel like this snowy winter day calls for a floral eye candy blog post! Fest your eyes on this pretty wedding we designed last August, let the soft hues warm you. Each bridesmaid’s bouquet was a unique cluster of

Embrace Halloween

What a fun weekend to have a marriage celebration! You may not want your guests wearing costumes, but there is subtle ways to celebrate this holiday, while keeping your wedding an elegant event. Pumpkin centrepieces are always a hit! I

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

Quintessential Rose

I love this time of year! Here are more photos that a wonderful bride just sent to me, to add to our portfolio, and more importantly to blog and share with all of you! This wedding was on June 11th,

Looking forward to tulip season!

I just had these amazing pictures sent to me by photographer Kevin Lam, from a wedding we did together at the Carlu in the spring. They made me miss tulips! I have been meeting with plenty of spring 2011 brides

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

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

Wreaths are Wonderful

On the front of the chapel door, on the reception windows, or hanging from the middle of the fireplace, a wreath is a classy addition that will make your guests so glad that they wore their very best wedding attire!

Country never looked so good!

Great long time friends of ours recently got married in the beautiful country setting of Price Edward County. They were married right beside the water under a quaint trellis, with the reception in a big beautiful red barn. If was

Oh so pretty!

I have never been one to update my computer background, but I had this picture on my phone background within 10 minutes of getting it off my camera. It is just such a darn pretty bouquet!

The Perfect Rose

In my humble opinion, fat open roses that squish together with no space in-between, creating a perfect sphere of flawless petals is magnificent. These are circus roses. It’s OK, you can stare.

The Teardrop

Want a little more drama added to your dress, without overdoing it? The classic, yet bold teardrop bouquet may be the perfect fit. Absolutely stunning with all roses, the bouquet will make the most impact by using a single colour.

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

The Swoosh

Go ahead and order a plain fondant cake! The Swoosh will take care of the rest. :) This Swoosh consists of mini and large pink cymbidium orchids with some white dendrobium blooms in-between for depth. Since orchids are the hardiest

Express Yourself

{All photography courtesy Ikonika} A wedding is a snapshot of a couple for all their guests to see. Their taste, likes, loves is all captured in a wonderful celebration. Don’t be afraid to show your guests who you are!  A

The “Manly” Bout

Is your man not particularly keen on a fantastic floral boutonnière? He is not alone! Here are a couple of options that will encourage him from not only wearing a pocket square on your special day. The man’s man seems

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