When I was a little girl, my mom’s wedding bouquet sat in a vase on her dresser. While the dried flowers looked pretty, they would sometimes become brittle and leave little pieces of flower on the top of her dresser. It was also difficult to dust. But my mom wanted to keep her wedding bouquet […]

March 16, 2023

Flowers Are Forever – Wedding Bouquet Preservation


Kaitlyn and Luke met in perhaps the cutest way possible. Their mutual friends set them up on a blind date at the roller-skating rink. Kaitlyn told us that she and Luke clicked instantly. They complement each other even though they don’t share the same interests. “He is my biggest blessing, and I am so blessed […]

March 4, 2023

Kaitlyn & Luke 4/30/2022


Picture yourself walking into work for your shift. As the automatic double doors part, you walk into the store and are greeted by the smell of fresh flowers and produce. The bright fluorescent lights slightly blind you. And then, you see her. A gorgeous blonde girl standing behind the apple bin. Between the fragrance, the […]

February 26, 2023

Angela & Brandon [Take Two] 4/27/2022


If 2022 was the year of many weddings (and it was), Destination Wedding Planner Congress says 2023 is the year of the destination wedding. This year, expect weddings in both domestic and exotic locations. Some may be over the top in extravagance, and some may be curated wedding trips, but all will be full of […]

February 14, 2023

Destination Wedding Packing List


Shreyasi and Pranav met on Bumble and quickly fell in love. Shreyasi told us that they are perfectly compatible. They love to read, eat food, and have fun together. Pranav proposed on a trip to Hawaii and Shreyasi couldn’t have been more surprised and delighted. The Wedding The couple was married in a weekend-long micro […]

February 7, 2023

Shreyasi & Pranav 3/31/22-4/1/22


Last year I reconnected with a childhood family friend who had just recently gotten married. I happened to be at his parent’s house when he showed them his wedding photos for the first time. As I remarked about how pretty the decorations and flowers were, his bride said, “I got them on Amazon”. Flowers from […]

February 5, 2023

A Prime Place to Shop for Your Wedding


It was love at first Talavera. Caroline & Bradley met in the way that so many 21st-century couples do, online. After meeting on Bumble, the two had their first date at La Caretta in Lynchburg. Caroline says “I fell in love with Bradley’s selflessness and the fact that he would do anything for me. He […]

January 24, 2023

Caroline & Bradley 3/26/2022


And the winner is… VIVA MAGENTA. That’s right, this year’s color of the year is “pink, pink, and more pink” (Steel Magnolias… if you know, you know). Pantone describes this color as “This year’s Color of the Year is powerful and empowering. It is a new animated red that revels in pure joy, encouraging experimentation […]

January 19, 2023

Pantone Color of the Year – 2023


“It’s autumn in New York that brings the promise of new love” – Billie Holiday It’s a classic American love story. Girl goes off to college and her friend introduces her to the boy of her dreams. The fact that this love story takes place in New York City makes it even more magical. And […]

January 9, 2023

Ty & Dime 3/12/2022


In the new year, we’re often greeted with resolutions, words of the year, a new color (more on that later this month), and trends. 2023 seems to be all about the visually pleasing wedding and we are here for it. Read on for some of the 2023 wedding trends that inspire us. Texture This year […]

January 6, 2023

2023 Wedding Trends that Inspire Us