Joy & Sadness: my tips to find balance

I love to share my weddings and floral projects on my blog.  I’m not one to talk about personal stuff on here really, but lately, being an adult is hard.  Being a girl is hard.  Being a small business owner is hard and balancing a(n unexpectedly demanding new) day job is hard.  And just think…

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One-on-one with Ashley Beyer – Tinge Floral

I love how connections are made in the creative world.  Meeting one person can lead to an incredible opportunity which leads to meeting more incredible people which leads to….. You just never know what kind of doors each person will open in your world.  You may have read my post about Flower Camp (i.e. Team…

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Team Flower workshop with Kelly Perry of Philosophy Flowers

We called it Flower Camp:  A hands-on floral workshop hosted by Philosophy Flowers in North Carolina. I discussed and pondered it and had scary dreams at night. “You’re gonna go to North Carolina, alone, to a flower workshop?!”, my friends would ask.  I don’t like doing things alone.  I have an irrational fear of “alone”….

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Styled Shoot with The Collection: Belle Meade Plantation

When the ladies of The Collection email and ask if you want to play at Belle Meade Plantation for a styled shoot, you try not to geek out where people can see you. 🙂 A great chance to update our portfolios and stage something beautiful, we jumped in and the final creation was definitely my…

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Bloom Bash: a Valentine’s giveaway

As two creatives awaiting the start of a busy spring wedding season, Meagan Fisher of M.Fisher Imagery and I were dying to do something entirely for fun.  After receiving a copy of The Flower Recipe from my sister for Christmas, I’ve spent lots of time flipping through those pages and daydreaming about flowers and beautiful…

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Brides & Bouquets

This year has started off with a bang!  New clients, new listings, and fun marketing (possibly branding!) plans in the works!  It’s going to be an exciting year with weddings at new venues, out of state brides, lakeside weddings, etc. and I can’t wait to see what other exciting events this year brings! One thing…

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A colorful picnic at Belle Meadows Farm – style shoot

I know, I know. I’m behind on blogging. Honestly, it’s not a strong point and sometimes I DREAD the idea of uploading pictures, tagging them and bragging about an event.  However, September has been a rough month.  To be completely honest, it nearly did me in.  My stress level reached an entirely new, unprecedented level, my…

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Silver linings

This week has been pretty crappy; full of frustration, tears and disappointment.  Sometimes, it’s hard to find the silver lining. I recently read “Silver Linings Playbook” and was encouraged by how positive Pat remained, despite his trials, setbacks and challenges.  It is upon the heels of this recent read that I am able to remain…

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