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Last week I got the chance to live out my Gossip Girl floral fantasies with a pink and gold themed bridal shower, inspired by Blake Lively’s oh-my-gorgeous bridal bouquet. {Sidebar: In my dreams, I get to create those no-budget-limit stunners for the kitchen counter in Lily and Rufus’ swanky penthouse apartment; in the good days, before Bart came back from the dead and spoiled everything, blech…}.


Armed with an inspiration photo from Mah-tha (she masterminded Blake and Ryan’s big day; can you imagine?!) and several beautiful gold and silver containers from my friend and shower hostess, Anita, I set to work designing with a delicate mix of peonies, roses, cushions, lisanthis, ginestra, and dusty miller.



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When Anita and I chatted about the bride’s vision for the flowers, we agreed that keeping it simple and a little wild was the way to go. I love how feminine and dainty these turned out. Makes me want to have a garden tea party! Who’s bringing the chocolate scones?




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  1. 2.24.13

    Perfect bouqets!

  2. 2.10.13

    Beautiful! Love it!

  3. 2.6.13

    so beautiful!

  4. 2.5.13
    varellano said:

    I love dusty miller. Beautiful arrangements!

  5. 2.5.13

    Soooo pretty! I have such a soft spot for flowers, and these are totally, unbelievably beautiful just wow

  6. 2.5.13

    I love those frosty greens with the gold! Stunning and subtle!!

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  8. 2.5.13

    How beautiful these arrangements are! I’m sure the bride will love them!! =)

  9. 2.5.13

    Great pics. I love that you used Linda’s illustration of you on your blog. Looks great!

    • 2.5.13

      Isn’t it the cutest?! I just love Linda to bits.

  10. 2.5.13
    bowtalks said:

    its so pweettyyy <3