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Blooms & Bliss floral showcase: A romantic Chicago cathedral wedding

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Blooms & Bliss floral showcase:  A romantic Chicago cathedral wedding

When bride Natalia, asked me to create the cascade bouquet and florals for her and groom, David's Chicago cathedral wedding--I was overjoyed at the thought because there is nothing more romantic than a cascading showcase of amazing flowers being carried by a beautiful bride.  Their ceremony took place in one of Chicago's most stunning historic cathedrals--St. Mary of the Angels Church, and the florals for the church included pink and blush roses, apple snap dragons and the bride's favorites: anemones.  Their reception in downtown Elgin (IL) was equally romantic and decked out in golden compotes of summer's most beautiful blooms.  Enjoy these photos by Kristen...

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Transforming an urban courtyard with flowers and vintage charm

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Transforming an urban courtyard with flowers and vintage charm

When Olala! and Luxe Urbanista contacted me to help them transform an urban courtyard in downtown Elgin, Illinois, with vintage treasures from Elements Preserved Vintage Rental, it sounded like just the type of styled wedding vision that dreams are made of!  It's our hope that these beautiful images of our stunning bridal model as captured by the talented Maha Studios will provide some colorful inspiration for your wedding celebration.

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Bespoke Garden Design Style

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Bespoke Garden Design Style

"Bespoke" (one-of-a-kind, artisan), garden style design is a current buzzword in fresh floral arranging and hearkens back to the history of floral design when floral foam was not available for designing. Many flowers work well in this design style that incorporates beautiful full blooms that could come straight from "grandmother's garden" including garden roses, peonies, lisianthus, lilies, hydrangea, hellabores and fritillaria as well as textural draping flowers, grasses and foliage flowing from vintage compotes.  For more inspiration and insight into the garden style design you may want to view the work of British florist, author and educator, Constance Spry, (florist to...

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Blooms & Bliss Floral and Event Design--bringing every bloomin' thing to Chicagoland events, weddings and homes!

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Blooms & Bliss Floral and Event Design--bringing every bloomin' thing to Chicagoland events, weddings and homes!

Welcome to the home for Blooms & Bliss Floral and Event Design where we'll share what's new and exciting in the world of flowers, events and giftware.  We are dedicated to bringing you inspired, unique floral artistry and invite you to contact us about your floral and event needs at 630-440-3079. Please visit our portfolio page to see our newest line of fresh floral crowns, jewelry and personal wear.   If you're in Illinois and love to celebrate life in flowers, we hope to be your first choice for every bloomin' thing for your event or wedding, home or office! photo credit: ...

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