Flowers for Amanda and Alex’s Wedding

Amanda asked me to use pear-colored tones in her bouquet with some rustic burlap accents and I couldn’t be happier with how it all turned out. I made this bouquet with the help of my new worker, Lila. She’s in high school and she’s mighty handy with a needle and thread and super eager to learn. She drops by once a week and we work on flowers together, and it’s so fun to see her improving.

See the rest of the flowers I made for Amanda and Alex’s wedding on Flickr, or contact me about working on your own custom bridal bouquet, boutonnieres, and corsages. Or just leave a comment. :)

All my best wishes to you two, Amanda and Alex! I can’t wait to see the photos!

xx
meg

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  • Karli Brooke

    These colors give me life. Holy heck, super rad.

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