Eryn + Nial | The Colony

Eryn + Nial were married this past April at The Colony in St. Johns. Eryn chose a color palette of whites/ivory, peach, blush and emerald green. We used some of my favorite blooms- white lilac, Juliet garden roses, and ranunculus. The arrangements and bouquets had an organic, garden style feel, which I love!

The ceremony backdrop was so beautiful and fun to design. It was truly a statement and was even repurposed at a photos booth backdrop after the ceremony.

The reception was stunning with farm tables and wood cross back chairs. We placed jasmine vine and rose blooms down the spine of the table and then lush arrangements in silver pedestal bowls. I loved the contrast of the dark wood with the fresh, light colored flowers.

There were so many beautiful and thoughtful details in this wedding. Thank you Emily G Photography for the beautiful photos!

Vendors:

Photography: Emily G Photography

Coordination and Design: Misty Damico of Luxe Event Productions

Makeup + Hair: Cassandra Kennedy

Rentals: Classic Vintage Rentals + Something Borrowed

Photo Booth: Happymatic

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12 Months of Eden Jade

My sweet Eden girl,

It’s hard to believe you have been in my life for 1 whole year. I can barely remember life before you. You bring so much joy to my life and I’m so thankful God has chosen me to love you, care for you, teach you, and protect you. Being your mom will always be my greatest joy and the best job I could ever have.

I want to thank you for the many ways you have impacted my life just in your first year of life. Because of you…

  • I am a better person.
  • I am challenged every single day.
  • I’m learning to go through life slower, and soak in the little moments.
  • I will never take sleep for grantedūüėČ
  • I have different priorities and goals.
  • I am quickly learning, I can’t control everything.
  • I try to pray more and worry less.
  • I better understand how much my parents, grandparents, and Jesus love me.
  • I love and respect your dad more than ever.
  • I am the happiest I’ve ever been.
  • I am a mom. Something I’ve always wanted to be.

Watching you grow this year has been amazing, eye opening, and made me so so proud! I pray that God will help your dad and I raise you according to His Word and that you will be a strong, confident, God-fearing lady.

Love you forever,

Mommy

 

Chelsea + Shane | Coopers Hall

Chelsea and Shane were married on a rather blustery November day at one of our favorite urban venues, Coopers Hall in SE Portland. They chose a palette of ivory, blush and navy, with lots of greenery mixed in.

Chelsea’s bouquet featured garden roses, anemone, privet berry, ranunculus, eucalyptus and lisianthus.

The family style dinner reception took place in an intimate space created by stacked wine barrels. For the tables we created garland with pops of ivory and blush roses and scabiosa pods for a little more texture.

Vendors:
Photography: Sweetlife Photography
MUAH: Makeup by Whit
Getting Ready Venue: The Sentinel
Dress: Maggie Sottero from Charolette’s Weddings

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15 Favorite Bouquets of 2015

It’s hard to believe in less than 24 hours 2015 will be completely behind us. This year has been one for the books both personally and professionally.

Personally, the best moment of 2015 was welcoming our daughter (and future assistant), Eden, into the world in June. My life is forever changed. Being a mom is making me a better person and is changing me for the better.  I am grateful that I have the opportunity to be a SAHM while simultaneously following my passion of being a floral designer.

Professionally, this year has been fun, challenging and rewarding. I am so grateful for all my clients and peers that I have had the chance to work with. So much magic was created; so many beautiful events came to fruition. The amount of creativity in this industry constantly blows me away, and I’m thankful to be a small part of it.

2016 is going to bring some exciting changes to Swoon, and I can’t wait to share more down the road!

Enjoy my 15 favorite bouquets of 2015 (in no particular order). Happy New Year!

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Photo by Jamie Rae Photo

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Photo by Dylan and Sara

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Photo by Aubree Lynn

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Photo by Sweetlife Photography

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Photo by Joshua Rainey

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Photo by Jenni Kupelian

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Photo by Hazelwood Photo

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Photo by Sweetlife Photography

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Photo by Kimberly Kay Photography

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Photo by Shelby Brakken

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