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Monthly Archives: March 2011

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Rustic elegance at The Hotel Del Coronado ~ Coronet Ballroom

The Coronet Room is known for its dramatic sugar-pine ceiling and striking chandelier. So when we received the opportunity to design an opulent and rustic corporate event, we naturally paired it with dark chocolate linens, fruitwood chiavari chairs, and richly colored florals of purple, red and green. Tall wrought iron candelabras were teeming with a […]

Purple Spring Bouquet

It’s no surprise that Spring is my favorite season for flowers. But with blooms like eye popping tulips, delicate sweet pea, and gorgeous lisianthus, can you blame me? Here is a tour de force of purple in a wild, yet romantically fashioned bouquet. ~ Aileen Tran

Pale Toned Wedding Bouquet

Soft blush hues and Spring blossoms reign supreme in this romantic bouquet. White lilac, pale yellow David Austen roses, and parrot tulips? I feel faint just thinking about it! This vintage crystal brooch makes this bouquet to die for…~Aileen Tran

A Soolip Wedding Event 2011 Bel Air Bay Club

We were honored to display our table at A Soolip Wedding Event at the Bel Air Bay Club last week.  What a gorgeous venue to host your wedding!  Shades of soft pinks, whites and buttercream graced our tabletop.  Each monochromatic color nestled in beautifully wrapped base.  Vintage brooches, feathers and fine rhinestone trimmings added  soft […]

CW ‘Shedding for the Wedding’ Reality TV show

If you have missed Episode 3 of  Shedding for the Wedding’ last week.  You can now view it on The CWTV website.  Karen Tran was featured as the flower expert.  Watch her as she consult with each couple and help design their dream wedding.   Please also tune in on April 13 as we will […]

US Grant Royal Wedding Show

San Diego experienced its first white Winter at the historic US Grant Bridal Show. Inspired by snow, ice queens, and crystals, we set out to create a modern and chic booth of pure white and silver tones. Crisp white orchids, chrome grape wood, and icy acrylic were unexpected twists. Gleaming chandeliers, crystal embellishments, and tufted […]

Shedding for the Wedding tonight at 9pm/pst on CW

Tonight’s episode is all about the flowers! Please tune in tonight for the 3rd episode of ‘Shedding for the Wedding’ on CW.  Each couple will be meeting with me as we discuss the  design for their ‘DREAM’ wedding.  The physical challenge will  bemore intense as they compete to win their wedding flowers.

Bouquet Monday: White and Orange Bouquet

Vibrant orange ranunculus, white tulips, and orchids are blended together like a refreshing Orange Julius. Refreshing hints of flame calla lilies and roses give texture and color to this delectable bouquet. And my new favorite accent? A chic frog enclosure to grace the handle. This bouquet was part of our Swanky White and Orange Photo […]