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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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