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Monthly Archives: December 2010

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Inside Weddings Winter 2011 wedding feature

Happy New Year Everyone!!!  Karen Tran Florals would like to wish you a prosperous New Year!  We feel so blessed!  2010 has been a stellar year for us.  We had the opportunity to work with the finest Venues and Vendors.  We are also so grateful for all our past clients this year.  Thank you to […]

Vintage wedding of Shawn and Zack in Rancho Santa fe

I love the wedding of Shawn and Zack.  Everything about this wedding was Rockin’!  The setting is ever so unique!  I will write about the details of this gorgeous couple in another post.  For this post, I want to focus on the floral details of their wedding. The theme of the wedding is ‘FRENCH VINTAGE’. […]

Bouquet Monday: Natural Bouquet

Last week we featured a naturalistic Lady Slipper bridesmaid bouquet. This bridal bouquet was a compliment to the same organic inspired wedding at the Hotel Del Coronado.  The bride, Loan was enamored with all things organic, and wanted a loosely arranged bouquet of hand wired gardenias, Charlie Brown cymbidium orchids, and sahara roses. I love […]

Happy Anniversary Susanne and Mathew: Wedding at Santaluz Country Club

Christmas is a very special time to be with your close friends and family.  A Christmas wedding is even more special during this happy time of the year.  Last year we delighted in designing a special wedding for Susanne and Matthew at the beautiful Santaluz Country Club.  This venue is gorgeous if you are looking […]

The Art of Celebration Book: Southern California

The long awaited book is here!  The Art of Celebration Southern California edition:  The making of the Gala.  We are so honored to be one of the few chosen vendors in Southern California to be showcased in this fine coffee table style book.  This book is a compilation of exquisite photographs from gorgeous weddings and […]

The Grand Del Mar: An opulent extravagant wedding

I am over the moon excited!  Just saw some outrageously gorgeous photos from the talented Aaron at True Photography.  This ‘over the top’ gorgeous wedding of Linda and Steven took place at the Grand Del Mar.  Their theme?  Opulent, extravagant and everything gorgeous! The refined details of this wedding was exquisite!  Everything from the custom […]

Bouquet Monday: Earthy Lady Slipper Bouquet

Call me a flower dork, but I can endlessly stare at a lady slipper orchid. These little beauties are a surreal product of Mother Nature, and I never grow tired of them. The bold brown and green colors of the orchid paired perfectly with Charlie Brown and green cymbidium orchids. Sahara roses add an element […]

Design from an inspiration: What inspires you?

I marvel those who get their inspirations from just about anything.  As a designer in the wedding industry, I often encourage my brides to look into fashion magazine, Home decor magazine, their closet or even their surroundings for inspirations. I remember one day Aileen went to the studio with a cut-out of a tulle dress […]

A classic Vintage inspired wedding: La Valencia Hotel

Aileen recently designed a beautiful classic and  Vintage-inspired wedding at La Valencia Hotel in La Jolla.  It’s no secret that La Valencia is one of San Diego Favorite wedding hot spot.  Known for it’s Mediterranean character and spectacular ocean view, it’s no wonder this beautiful venue is popular!  We are always excited when we have […]

Destination wedding ~ Florida

Several weeks ago we had a wonderful opportunity to design a wedding in Orlando Florida.  Kelly and Fabio’s vision was  to have a dreamy fairy tale wedding. What better place to have it then Orlando?  We are so honor to be able to design this wedding for them.  The entire week was simply ‘Magical’. Kelly […]

Red and Jewel-toned wedding wedding at the Hotel Del Coronado

We had the opportunity of collaborating with the marvelous Coronado wedding planner Susanne Duffy of Crown Weddings for an intimate wedding at the Hotel Del Coronado. When we found out that the bride wanted brilliant colors of ruby red and amethyst, we could barely contain ourselves. Diane centered her decor around her stunning red dress, […]

Bouquet Monday: Light pink peony bouquet

Maybe its the holiday season that makes me wish I was a graceful ballerina. I dug up this photo of a light pink peony and tulle bouquet that was made during the height of the season. The delicate petals of the peonies reminded me of ethereal ballerina tutus. This bouquet was a compliment to a […]

The Ritz Carlton Kapalua Maui wedding ~ photos by Mike Adrian

I was very excited to received these gorgeous images from Maui photographer Mike Adrian today.  The wedding of Hien and Paul took place at the Ritz Carlton Kapalua in Maui.  The day could not have been more perfect.  The bride had chosen muted blush tones for  her wedding.  She carried  an ALL ‘Gardenia’ bouquet.  As […]

Peacock teal and fuchsia wedding at the Hotel Del Coronado

Another fun wedding at the Hotel Del Coronado!  Rachel was absolutely stunning on her wedding day!  She carried a elegant gathering of long white phalaenopsis orchids with stems completely wrapped with rhinestone strands.  The ceremony for this beautiful couple took place on the Vista Walk at the Hotel Del Coronado follow with a reception in […]

Bouquet Monday: Plum purple magenta bouquet

Purple prevails in this richly colored and textural bouquet. Ruffly cattlya orchids, fuchsia phalaenopsis, striking calla lilies, and lavender roses all join together to create a colorful statement. Each bouquet is finished with satin eggplant  ribbon and adorned with an adorable crystal brooch. ~Aileen