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Monthly Archives: January 2011

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Reconsidering Silk

I’ve always thought that the words “silk” and “flowers” should never go together, but when I came across these gorgeous dupioni silks, I immediately digressed. Once I got my hands on this mocha and antique aqua fabric, I paired them with Charlie Brown Cymbidium orchids. Their striking red throats gave a lovely subtle contrast to […]

Featured on Nancy Liu Chin’s ‘Brown Bag’ blog

We are so honored to be featured on the gracious and most fabulous Nancy Liu Chin’s blog.  Of course to be mentioned on her blog is a treat in itself but to be nominated for ‘Best thing ever’???? We are definitely tickled!  Thank you Nancy!  If you haven’t visit The Brown Bag blog, please check […]

Inspiration board: Champagne and gold

We just love it when one of our design is included in an inspiration board weave together by talented bloggers.  We came across this yesterday and thought it  blended beautifully together.  Kudos to Noteworthy Impressions.  Thank you for using our tabletop.  It’s great to be in the spot light with great designers such as Michi […]

Ceremony Magazine feature: Vintage inspired wedding at La Valencia Hotel

Weddings are instinctively romantic.  In the case of Darby and Rod, it is more than Romantic.  It was Classy, elegant and Timeless.  The sweet Darby planned her wedding from Las Vegas and made a wonderful choice of selecting La Valencia Hotel in La Jolla as their romantic Venue.  The day can not be more perfect […]

Bouquet Monday: Vintage Ivory Bouquet

How can you go wrong with a elegant white and ivory bridal bouquet? Fully bloomed spray roses are complimented with white ranunculus and calla lilies for angularity. A couture crystal band and brooch adorn the handle, but my favorite accent is the vintage lace peeking through the collar. It’s the simple and subtle details like […]

Ceremony Magazine: L’auberge Seaside Wedding

Another one of our favorite wedding of the year also made the cut in Ceremony Magazine 2011.  At first glance one may think this wedding was taken place in Hawaii.  The majestic ocean view backdrop can’t get any better.  Destination wedding in San Diego anyone? The ceremony was on the lawn at Seagrove Park Del […]

Ceremony Magazine 2011 San Diego: Four Seasons Maui wedding

Well, the long awaited Ceremony Magazine San Diego is hot off the press and we could not be more excited.   Our vintage bouquet made the front cover!   Outstanding job Aileen!  Also feature in this current issue is one of our favorite wedding that took place in Maui at the Four Seasons Resort Maui […]

Bouquet Monday: Phalaenopsis Bouquet

When I want a clean and elegant flower, I think of the phalaenopsis orchid. Its pure white blooms cascade down a dramatic stem and is accented with yellow throats. Phalaenopsis are perfect for a flowing bouquet, such as the ones below, which we wrapped in rhinestones and embellished with a stunning brooch. For a striking […]

Chloe and Ben: Estancia Resort La Jolla Wedding

As a long time fan of Wayne Foster Entertainment, I was honored when asked to design the wedding for Wayne’s grandson Ben and his beloved Chloe. Ben and Chloe wisely chose the Estancia Resort in La Jolla to celebrate their marriage which provided all the inspiration our design team needed to create a truly magical […]

How sweet it is….

We are gearing up for Valentine’s Day.  What could be sweeter than a gorgeous display of mouth watering desserts and color coordinated candies? Now this is the real eye-candy!  Please hop over to Aileen’s blog, where you can feast your eyes with delicious images of a vintage style dessert table.

Bouquet Monday: Peacock ring bearer box and flower girl basket

The trendiest wedding theme of 2010 was the peacock feather. Who can deny the charms of these intriguing plumes? Here is a moss covered ring bearer box adorned with eyed and sword peacock feathers. A flower girl basket filled with lilac, viburnum, and anemone is a reminder or spring. Theses floral pieces were from Dennis […]

Ben and Chloe’s wedding at Estancia from Modern 8 films

Just received this video clip from the talented couple at Modern 8 films.  Ben and Chloe’s wedding took place at the gorgeous Estancia Resort in La Jolla.  Their wedding post is coming up next week!  Scrumptious photograph by the talented Darin Fong! Here’s a video clip of their wedding: Ben + Chloe from Modern 8 […]

Purple plum Rustic wedding at Temecula Creek Inn

This was my first wedding at the Temecula Creek Inn.  I must say, I really like it!  It’s very charming and so unique.  Nettled in Temecula and surrounded by a golf course, Temecula Creek Inn offers a quaint and rustic spot for a very unique wedding.  Jessica and Matthew included some modern twist into their […]

Bouquet Monday: Peacock wedding bouquet

There is so much versatility with the peacock feather. Here is a bridesmaid bouquet we did for Simone and Dennis’ wedding on VH1’s Tough Love. We used vibrant springtime flowers such as lilac, sweetpea, ranunculus, anemones, kale, and viburnum to create eye-catching bouquets. Using both eyed and sword peacock feathers gave the bouquets incredible texture […]