Posts tagged floral design
Botanical Installation & Photography for AOKI's Inaugural Fundraiser: SEEN / UNSEEN

On September 30, 2018, Chicago’s non-profit arts organization AOKI hosted it’s inaugural fundraiser event SEEN / UNSEEN at The Frances Chicago.

AOKI’s Founder and Executive Director Aiyana Taylor invited me and my friend Alicia to be among the artists showcasing their work. There were painters, a textile artist, a ceramicist, a musician, a spoken word artist a chef, a baker, a dancer, and we were asked to create a “botanical installation.”

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Florals, Photography, & Film for Carrie & Dan's Backyard Wedding

Carrie and Dan’s September wedding was for the books. Not only did I photograph this wedding, I also did their floral design, and my husband Andrew did their videography.

From Carrie’s shimmering champagne gown #1 (she had an evening one, too!) to their Pampas Grass installations, their family’s backyard wedding was uniquely theirs.

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White Florals & Greenery Galore for Meredith & Tony's July Wedding

Meredith and Tony’s venue Prairie Production was an incredible space to work in. With it’s historic charm, natural light, high ceilings, and white canvas, the flowers, greenery, and details were able to speak for themselves. All in all, Meredith and Tony’s wedding was a wonderful experience for me – as their floral designer and their friend. Without further adieu, here are gorgeous photos from Meredith and Tony’s special day captured by the wonderful Louie Abellera and Tony’s sister Meghan Bradley.

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Florals for Friends' Nashville Wedding

Becca and Nicky's wedding was held at the Pick Inn in Gallatin, Tennessee. And while their ceremony was brought inside due to rain, it was still such a lovely wedding. I've been longing to use my love for flowers, and Becca just called me up and out into it. Working with her on the stem choices and greenery was so enjoyable for me, and then working with my hands the day of to bring our vision to life was truly a gift to me. 

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Splendor of Eden | Floral Design

Today I'm sharing my interview with 27-year-old floral designer Brie Pflederer of Splendor of Eden. I discovered Brie's textural and garden-inspired florals through the Rising Tide Society. With my own adoration of flowers, I was drawn to her organic and varied arrangements. From peonies to poppies, jasmine to scabiosa, and our favorite: ranunculus, I've been so inspired (hello heart eyes emoji!) by Brie's work.

On a gorgeous April afternoon, she invited me down to her Pilsen abode to document her design and prepare for a wedding.

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