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Author Archives: Aileen

Aileen’s bouquet Monday: Red amaryillis bouquet

Amaryllis means “to sparkle” in Latin, and it does indeed in this bouquet. I have a nostalgic attachment to them. Every winter my mother would get a bulb for me and my sisters. Come spring, we diligently went to the backyard to see how much they’d sprout and eventually burst into a stunning funnel shaped […]

Aileen’s bouquet Monday: Winter bouquet

In the holiday spirit, I decided to make a bouquet that would reflect the seasons. Dusty Miller are like classy snow covered evergreens. I paired them with pink Charming Unique roses, which have a touch of brown and green and blend nicely with the frosty greens while adding a feminine flair. The combination of the […]

Aileen’s bouquet monday: ‘Flame’ calla lilies

Now that the color changing of the leaves are in full effect, I’m reminded that San Diego does indeed get a taste of the seasons. A dramatic statement is made by comprising the entire bouquet of these stunning and elegant flowers. These calla lilies make the quitessential autumn bouquet; the colors are so vibrant and rich, especially against a bride’s […]

Aileen’s Bouquet Monday: floral handbag

A wonderful alternative to the traditional flower baskets and halos are floral purses. They’re suitable for the young flower girls, as well as the junior bridesmaids. A chic purse covered in makara orchids, with contemporary accents like a sleek wooden handle, orange crystals, and embossed leather can make any girl feel grown up and special […]