All posts under hydrangea

Everything You Need to Know About Hydrangeas

This morning the Internet is all abuzz with the news that Madonna hates hydrangeas. Madge was given a bouquet of hydrangeas by a fan at the Venice Film Festival, and her microphone picked up the following quote: “I absolutely loathe

Finding Your Perfect Bouquet

As a florist, in the summer months I’m dealing with weddings on a daily basis. The process can be simplified when a couple knows what they want. However, it’s also very rewarding providing ideas for people having hard time in

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

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

Monika Schnarre’s Wedding!

She’s featured in the current issue of Weddingbells and was one of our first covergirls back in 1986. Canada’s first supermodel Monika Schnarre and Weddingbells definitely have a history and we could not be happier to share photos of her

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 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

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

How Taboo!

I always love the opportunity to take a road trip! This one led me to the beautiful Muskoka resort of Taboo. This lovely couple had a definite idea of what they wanted their flowers to be: elegant and luxurious, with

Welcome Heat Wave

There is nothing better than a warm yellow palate to usher in the heat of the summer.  This bright wedding over looked our beautiful city from the skyscraper restaurant Canoe. I had fun using a variety of flowers to get

White Haute

I know Rosie did a blog a while back about white flowers and the simple beauty of them. I completely agree! In fact, I went for an all-white collection of blooms for my February wedding and love how clean and