Tags archives: Centerpieces

Heather and Paniti

Heather and Paniti
Boy am I behind on the blogs! I have a ton of new weddings to share and will try to get the blogs up in the next week or two. First up was the elegant wedding of Heather and Paniti which was held in early June at the Pittsburgh Athletic Association in Oakland. http://www.paaclub.com/Club/Scripts/Home/home.asp Heather and Paniti were married on site at the PAA and[...]

Meghan and Ben at the History Center

Meghan and Ben at the History Center
Our second wedding of the weekend was for Meghan and Ben at the Heinz History Center. They were another wonderful family to work with and had a great sense of style. If I could define this wedding in four words, they would be urban, intimate, chic and green.The Heinz History Center is such a fun venue and Maura was so great to work with. The ceremony was in the Great[...]

Chelsea and Brad at Hartwood Acres

Chelsea and Brad at Hartwood Acres
This past Saturday, we did two amazing weddings. The first was the marriage of Chelsea and Brad with a gorgeous outdoor ceremony at Hartwood Acres, followed by a reception at the Mount Troy Ballroom.The theme was vintage Hollywood romance and we focused on soft, romantic flowers in seasonal blushy pink and cream. The Hartwood Mansion is truly spectacular! The weather[...]

Sneak Peek: 2009 Wedding Season

Sneak Peek: 2009 Wedding Season
It has been BUSY here with the start of 2009 wedding season, but I wanted to share a few pictures of what we've been cooking up at the studio. I love these pastels for Tara's wedding centerpieces.Carrie's Tall Centerpiece.The Backyard Chic table from the "Say I Do" Eco Friendly Bridal cocktail party, hosted by Simone from http://www.5sensesevents.com/ I will post[...]

10 Ways to Plan Eco Friendly Wedding Flowers

10 Ways to Plan Eco Friendly Wedding Flowers
10 Ways to Plan Eco Friendly Wedding Flowers1. Rent your vasesMost florists will offer a line of rental vases for you to use at your wedding. Not only will you save some cash, but you are not going to be stuck with throwing 30 containers in a dumpster after your wedding.2. Hire an Eco Friendly Florist It doesn't hurt to ask your florist if they are Eco friendly. Our [...]

Eye Candy from Joanna Fassinger

Eye Candy from Joanna Fassinger
I received a packet in the mail this week from the talented Pittsburgh photographer Joanna Fassinger. http://www.joannafassinger.com/ I had the pleasure of working with Joanna at four weddings this year. The package was a CD of the floral images from these weddings and the cutest little album of the following wedding. My next few blog entries will feature these w[...]

Lots of Pictures

Lots of Pictures
I just wanted to share some of the recent arrangements we have made for our customers and events.This was one of the large centerpieces we made for the Union Project's Annual Unwrapped Party. How cool is this pot?They let me do what ever I wanted so of course I had to build something funky and sculptural like this impaled rose orb.And Lincoln needed a hat.This was o[...]

Unwrapped 2008

I wanted to share photos from an amazing event that I had the opportunity to be a part of last Saturday. The Union Project: www.unionproject.org held it's annual Unwrapped fundraiser. When I first heard of the Union Project, I knew I had to be a part of Unwrapped and decided to donate all of the floral arrangements. It's rare that I have the opportunity to be a gue[...]

Leslie and Ben

Leslie and Ben
Leslie and Ben are probably still enjoying their wedding dinner at the Fox Chapel Golf Club, but I just got home and had to post shots from their gorgeous wedding. This was Leslie's bridal bouquet of roses, double white freesia, white scabiosa, lily of the valley, sweet pea and white mini calla lilies.Leslie's only requests for her bouquet were that it should be all w[...]

Submerged Centerpiece 101

Submerged Centerpiece 101
I get an incredible amount of people who find my blog and website while searching for submerged centerpieces. We do a lot of this type of arrangement at Mocha Rose so I figured it was time for Submerged Centerpiece 101.First, what exactly is a submerged arrangement? As the name suggests, it is a flower that is literally underwater and it is showcased in glassware an[...]