Archives for September 2011

Wedding Bouquets at Knox College

A favourite location for weddings in Toronto is Knox Collegeat the U of T. It is a beautiful neo-gothic building with a grassy courtyard and cloistered passages. Opened by the Presbyterian Church in Canada in 1915, it has trained generations of students for ministry. This historic building was the scene of a wedding in July. […]

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September Wedding Flowers

We recently created bridal party flowers for a wedding near the lakeshore . The bride loves hydrangeas! So we were pleased to bring in “antique” hydrangeas from Holland for the bouquets. Here is how the Bride’s bouquet looked: The shades of colour in these hydrangeas are breathtaking. We added “Cool Water” roses that are a […]

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New Bridal Bouquet Designs

In the quieter summer months, we have had some fun trying new techniques for bridal bouquets. Inspired by Rene van Rems‘ new book, Rene’s Bouquets for Brides, we created these stylish designs: This took quite some time, as lily petals were glued in concentric circles to form one large “flower.” The handle is made of […]

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Wedding Flowers for the End of Summer

It was our pleasure to design flowers for Josh and Amy’s wedding at Jarvis Street Baptist Church. What a beautiful day it was! There was a casual-yet-sophisticated theme to the day. The bride and groom have great taste, and helping them make the wedding reflect their vision was our goal. The flowers were to look […]

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Floral Art Demonstration at AIFD Symposium 2011

Natasha Lisitsa demonstrated floral art in ‘Exuberant Floral Art on a Large Scale’. Natasha studied Sogetsu, a free and creative style of Ikebana. Then she developed¬† her own style, a fusion of Eastern and Western design. Her company Waterlily Pond Floral Design Studio is based in the San Francisco Bay area. Her work at the […]

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