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Malorie and Cody's Oak Hill Weddings celebration - a dream in garden roses!

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Malorie and Cody's Oak Hill Weddings celebration - a dream in garden roses!

The 2016 wedding season kicked off with an amazing celebration with Malorie and Cody at Oak Hill Weddings in Apple River, Illinois.  Malorie's wedding floral vision included a stunning peony and garden rose bouquet and rose-laden bridesmaid bouquets with a touch of babies' breath.  Many thanks to Maria Mola Photography for sharing these beautiful moments from their special day!  

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Spring 2016 Floral Bee - DIY Fresh floral fun!

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Spring 2016 Floral Bee - DIY Fresh floral fun!

Ladies from all around Chicagoland gathered at Bartlett Nature Center for the Blooms & Bliss Floral Design 2016 Spring Floral Bee. The DIY ladies designed Spring fresh floral baskets and the results were bee-utiful!  Next floral bee:  November 2016 -- just in time for Thanksgiving.  Stay tuned for more info and registration opportunities to be a part of the next DIY gathering!

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2016 Spring Floral Bee--A make-it-&-take-it workshop

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2016 Spring Floral Bee--A make-it-&-take-it workshop

Bring a friend and join us for the first floral bee of 2016 on Saturday, March 26, 2016, from 1:30-4:30 pm at Bartlett Nature Center.  Cost to make a fresh floral spring basket:  $40 / includes all materials and instruction.  Space is limited and registration is required.  Please register by March 19, 2016, on the contact page or by phoning: 630-440-3079. 

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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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Registration is open for the Blooms & Bliss Holiday Make-it-&-Take-It Floral Bee!

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Registration is open for the Blooms & Bliss Holiday Make-it-&-Take-It Floral Bee!

Join us for an evening of fun and learning basic floral design at a holiday Make-it-&-Take-it workshop on Friday evening, December 18 in St. Charles IL at the Belding Lodge at Brewster Creek Forest preserve.  Bring a friend and bring your garden clippers and leave with a beautiful holiday arrangement CREATED BY YOU!  Get earlybird ticket discounts through December 7, 2015 by visiting the link below to register at Eventbrite: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/blooms-bliss-holiday-make-it-take-it-floral-bee-tickets-19812002232  

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