Tags archives: DK Designs and clay wedding flowers

Rustic Themed Wedding….

Rustic Themed Wedding....
During my first Etsy sale back during the holidays, a bride contacted me and asked if I could create her wedding flowers. She wanted my white and black anemones, white tulips, purple violets, lily of the valley, snowdrops, blue delphiniums, and forget me nots. She also wanted more of a rustic look so we went with a twine rope finish for the stems and boutonnieres. [...]

Creamy Yellow, Single Bloom Peony Bouquets for a Destination Wedding

Creamy Yellow, Single Bloom Peony Bouquets for a Destination  Wedding
 A client contacted me last year to see if I could create single bloom peonies for her 8 bridesmaids for her 2013 destination wedding. Her colors are yellow and gray. After some discussion she had really wanted the stems to be longer, but it was discussed after the flowers were already created. So instead of trying to redo the stems, we agreed to add reall[...]

1920s Vintage Glam Inspired Wedding Flowers

1920s Vintage Glam Inspired Wedding Flowers
My client, Susan, contacted me to see if I could create her wedding flowers for her wedding later this month in beautiful Cambria. Her dress is breathtaking. A 1920s vintage inspired gown. She told me that the colors she wanted were a deep eggplant purple and a burgundy red. She wasn't really picky about the flowers, but had a few favorites. Since it was vintage/gl[...]

Vow Renewal Bouquets

Vow Renewal Bouquets
I was recently contacted by my client who is having a vow renewal and going on a Disney cruise. She wanted to know if I could create a bridal bouquet for their vow renewal as well as two petite bouquets for her daughters to also carry down the aisle. She asked me for white cymbidium orchids. Her original wedding bouquet contained these orchids as well as white d[...]

Lots of hard work and multiple tries….

Lots of hard work and multiple tries....
 I am not sure if you recall my mentioning that I was working on an order of 10 bouquets, 11 boutonnieres and 3 corsages. Well, that order is finally all complete. Sometimes between what the bride wants and what I understand what her needs are might be two different things. I think the lesson learned is I need to ask my clients to be more specific about what t[...]

More Items for my retailer…

More Items for my retailer...
As my Australian retailer prepares for the upcoming bridal expo in Melbourne in January, I was feverishly trying to finish all the items for her order. I just wanted to share pictures of the other items. I created everything from centerpieces, bouquet/boutonniere/corsage sets, cake toppers, hair flowers and favors.This is the cake topper she requested I make for her[...]

Products for my retailer in Australia

Products for my retailer in Australia
I've been pretty busy trying to work on an order for the Australian retailer I'm working with. She's participating in a popular bridal expo in January and wants items to showcase in her booth.She asked for several things from bouquets, centerpieces, hair flowers and cake toppers. Lots more still to do, but I thought I'd share some pictures of some of the pieces she or[...]

Butter Yellow, Ivory and Blues…

Butter Yellow, Ivory and Blues...
My client, Kim contacted me a while back and asked if I could create her wedding flowers. She wanted to tie in the colors of her wedding and the inspiration was this wonderful oriental vase lid that tied in their blue color palette as well as their ethnic background of French and Vietnamese. They did these lovely wooden, Asian inspired wedding invitations which also h[...]

Plum, Brown, Green and White Wedding

Plum, Brown, Green and White Wedding
I'm finally done with my big wedding order today! This bride's colors are a plum purple and a hint of orange with greens and browns. She opted for her bouquet to have spotted white and plum phaleanopsis orchids with whitish ivory roses, fern curls and hipericum berries. To add a bit more plum she requested lilacs to be added.Amanda has 1 maid of honor and 4 bridesmaid[...]

Corsages and Wedding Thank You Gifts

Corsages and Wedding Thank You Gifts
My client Nicole, wanted open pink peony wrist corsages for the moms and sisters of the bride and groom. Initially I had made them closed peonies, but she liked the look of the open peonies better so I had to remake the flowers. The last set of photos are the thank you gifts Nicole intends to give to both sets of parents as a thank you and to honor them at the wedding[...]