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Wedding Flowers.


(Photo copyright of CLC Photography)


So, I ran into our florist (Bloomin' Buckets) right after Christmas while we were in the STL and it totally made my day (well, that and the fact that Zach and I were enjoying a day in St. Louis together :).  She is one of those people from the wedding who we simply "clicked" with all around.  From the time my mom and I entered the door at our first appointment, it was clear we were in good hands.  Her little studio consisted of a wonderful white couch and inviting, bright ribbons hanging everywhere. Here were some of the inspirations we gave her for the wedding. 

They started like this...





    
(Image 1: J. Crew, Image 2: Artfool, Image 3: via StyleMePretty, Images 4, 5 by Livia Cetti of The Green Vase via Martha Stewart Weddings)

Barb was so easy to work with and to be honest, I don't really remember worrying about how the flowers would turn out because she had such a similar aesthetic.  Everything was just as fresh looking as I had hoped it would be and she even found peonies, which I never thought we would have!  Lastly, she and her daughter knew exactly where to find that blue French ribbon in the photo above, which was one of my favorite details of all.  Although there were some changes (lily of the valley happens to be very expensive...bummer), here were the end results... 






(Photo 1 copyright of CLC Photography, others from friends)

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