Tweet The past several months have been filled with blessings and challenges both personally and professionally and updating the blog has fallen woefully behind. Whereas I used to send out monthly newsletters keeping folks up-to-date on our wanderings, I’ve switched … Continue reading
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Tweet Danielle and Joe Portelli were married in Burlingame, California in August, 2012. In an exciting twist, I did not do the floral arrangements for the day, but was brought on board as a wedding coordinator and decorator for the … Continue reading
Tweet Whether you’re like me, and the thought of having large groups of people over gives you hives, or you’re the frequently entertaining-type, it’s the time of year to invite folks over to fill our homes with the love, laughter … Continue reading
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Tagged bar carts, bar set-up, Christmas dinner, contemporary design, design on a budget, eclectic decor, eclectic design, entertaining, entertaining at home, entertaining on a budget, floral arrangements, Floral Design, get-together, Holiday decor, holiday entertaining, impromptu bar, modern design, new year's decor, new year's entertaining, san mateo floral design, san mateo interior designer, soiree, succulents, table settings, thanksgiving decor, thanksgiving dinner, vintage containers, vintage glasses, vintage glassware, vintage silver
Tweet There’s a romantic crispness to the air right now. Night comes earlier and it’s the perfect time to cocoon under warm blankets in candlelit rooms. It’s my favorite season of the year. As the last days of summer disappear, … Continue reading
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Tagged Air plants, anthropologie, apothecary cabinets, apothecary jars, Bibliotèque centrale du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, bizarre, Bonnier de la Mosson, cabinets, collections, curios, Curiosities, curiosity shop, curiosity Shoppe, eclectic design, Etsy, Fall decor, Floral Design, Halloween, Halloween decor, Industrial Design, interior design, Lindsey Carr, Little Robot, Louisiana, modern design, natural collections, natural history, nature collections, Paris., Real Simple, san mateo floral design, san mateo interior designer, Society 6, spanish moss, Specimen bottles, specimens, spooky vintage, steampunk, victorian, vignettes, vintage art, vintage containers, Vintage Spooky
Tweet Desiree and Jeremy were married at Crystal Springs in Burlingame, California, in June 2012. We are so grateful to Carlos Hernandez for taking such awesome photos and for allowing us to use them on our site. The ceremony overlooked … Continue reading
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Tagged bridal bouquet, Crystal Springs Golf Course Weddings, Day of the Dead wedding, Etsy, Ex voto, floral arrangements, Floral Design, Frida Kahlo, Frida Kahlo wedding, Mexican wedding, san mateo florist, succulents, Vintage style wedding, vintage wedding, Wedding design, Wedding flowers, Wedgewood Banquet Center
Tweet Marlene and Robert were married in Pleasanton in May, 2012, at the gorgeous Palm Event Center. We are so fortunate to have had the day, (and our floral designs), captured in the stunning images provided by Duy Ho Photography.
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Tweet Changing the format of our blog meant shifting content into specific buckets. While this makes things so much easier to find, it also means that unless you’re looking, you may miss our latest work!
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Tweet All art is subjective. I may not love velvet Elvis tapestries that much – but there are thousands that do. The same impulse that drives someone to purchase a print of the Eiffel tower from Target is the same … Continue reading
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Tagged botanical drawings, Botanical prints, cabinet of curiousities, contemporary design, eclectic design, European design, Floral Design, gothic art, interior design, modern art, modern design, san mateo interior designer, Victorian Art, Wildflowers
Tweet I can hardly believe it’s “that” time of year again but yes, yes it is indeed! Wedding season snuck up on me in the form of lovely Anel “Nellie” Resendez and her upcoming uber colorful and equally large wedding. … Continue reading
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