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Shop ‘Til You Drop!

Sunday, November 6, 2011 weddings ID Bohemia Design Lesson events garden floral

Our friend Jenna at Flowers by Jenna is taking part in the Shop Till You Drop Expo,  a pre-Christmas shopping event happening today at the Delta Edmonton South. You may remember Jenna as the designer who created the stunningly romantic floral arrangements for ID Bohemia's "Beauty & The ...

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Beauty & The Beast: The Art Director’s Cut

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 weddings ID Bohemia events set design inspiration board floral Beauty and The Beast fashion

The Inspiration Board we put together - via WedLuxe.comWell, my dears, the day has arrived! Beauty & The Beast - A Modern Interpretation of a Classic Fairy Tale is available for your viewing pleasure on the WedLuxe Couture Chronicles!Putting together a photo shoot is a complicated undertaking, ...

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For your eyes only VI: An Idea on Centerpieces and other Table Accoutrements

Wednesday, May 6, 2009 weddings ID Bohemia new project floral

For the tables, Aaron and I found these Moroccan-style lanterns. They will make beautiful centerpieces.We would like to do something like this with the lanterns, covering the tops with lush green moss (alluding to the temperate rainforest outside the wedding venue)but with this orchid stem.We'll ...

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For your eyes only V: An Idea on Flowers

Tuesday, May 5, 2009 weddings ID Bohemia new project floral

We have these vases. The tall one is 24” x 6” and the short one is 10” x 5”. Their simple shapes open them to a range of treatments with flowers or candles. Ryan asked for some sort of stair treatment, so we’d like to do a line of vases going up the stairs , with alternating arrangements ...

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For your eyes only (but especially for Ryan and Melissa)

Friday, May 1, 2009 weddings ID Bohemia events new project floral business Chintz and Co.

It’s a bit tricky starting out in this business, feeling out how to brand our company, refining what to tell prospective clients when I’m asked, “So what is it that you do?” Essentially, ID Bohemia is a full-service event design and planning company, but our specialty is art direction. What ...

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Some like it hot. Pink.

Monday, March 23, 2009 colour floral Chintz and Co.

The colour saturation in the last post's tulips really stayed with me, inspiring me to dedicate this post to several pink arrangements I've done.Above, is a deep, deep pink magnolia that recently came in. I love how the blush of the petals contrasts with the yellow and green of the stigma, the ...

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The Bigger Picture: Zen and the art of tulipomania

Friday, March 20, 2009 The Bigger Picture floral Chintz and Co.

I have pictures of the finished arrangements for the Government House ladies and gents washrooms, and I admit I'm very tempted to show them to you. And while I think most people who know me know that I am not the most patient person, and that I have trouble keeping surprises a surprise and not ...

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Not quite 36 views of a historic building

Tuesday, March 10, 2009 floral Chintz and Co. Government House

Well, I said I'd post photos of my previous projects for the Government of Alberta and here they are.Three views of Mount Fuji. Wait...of the table arrangements in the dining room.From top to bottom: front view, the arrangements in their natural habitat, and rear closeup.Unable to find the quantity ...

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A modest {bathroom} proposal

Thursday, March 5, 2009 floral Chintz and Co. Government House

I just sent off a proposal to Margaret for two floral arrangements for Government House. These will go in the ladies and gents washrooms. We'll see what she has to say about the proposal, but regardless, it's really rewarding working with her. It's not often that someone gets to be a part of the ...

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