August 2010


We found the most beautiful lavender clematis for my friend Katherine’s wedding a few weeks ago at the flower market which we incorporated into the table centerpieces for the reception. But, not all flowers make the cut due to small spots or imperfections. This means lovely leftovers  like this little beauty which graced my mantle for close to a week before it passed by:

Lavender Clematis with Ivory Peony. Petalena, 2010.

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Such loveliness. Over the 4th of July weekend we did florals for a wonderful bride and groom – two very unique, creative, and cool individuals- who married at the MIT Chapel and celebrated afterwards at the always delicious Oleana in Cambridge.

Bride's Bouquet. Photo by Lisa Rigby Photography, 2010.

Bride’s bouquet, above, was a delight to create with full summer color of peach, deep pinks, lavenders, and garden greens. We were gorgeously lucky to still catch a few spring blossoms for Elizabeth’s bouquet like sweet peas, but also the mid-summer flowers like pom-pom dahlias, luscious garden roses. Jason’s boutonniere matched as well with bright pink “Bachelor Buttons” flowers and sprigs of “Lady’s Mantle” and fresh lavender.

Groom's Boutonniere. Photo by Lisa Rigby Photography, 2010.

The MIT Chapel is an incredible space, and if you haven’t seen it, you must. A beautiful, non-denominational chapel designed by the Finnish American architect and industrial designer Eero Saarinen.

Interior of the MIT Chapel. Photo courtesy of WikiCommons.

Onward to the ceremony at Oleana, where the incredible eye and talent of Lisa Rigby captured these amazing shots, that we will forever, forever love!

Bridesmaid Bouquet. Photo by Lisa Rigby Photography, 2010.

Bride's Bouquet at Oleana. Photo by Lisa Rigby Photography, 2010.

If you would like to see more of Lisa’s gorgeous work and her great post on this incrediblely unique and personal wedding, check it here. Many thanks again to Lisa for sharing her incredible work with us!

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