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People may wonder how you can still get the beauty of wedding florals without having to have flowers coming out of every inch of a venue. While I love the beauty of flowers as far as the eye can see, there’s something to be said for subtly. There’s a reason for that phrase “less is […]

Weddings

Gorgeous Greens at 718

July 31, 2020

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Victorian-Mod Farm Wedding Elizabeth & Richard May 14 ◊ Glasgow Farm ◊ Fredericksburg, VA This week I want to feature my FAVORITE wedding from 2016, which the Washingtonian Bride and Groom called “the most magical thing you see all week”! Elizabeth and Richard were such a wonderful couple to work with, and I adored their […]

Weddings

October 20, 2019

Victorian- Mod Farm Wedding

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When the owners of Belle’s Pleasure Farm reached out to collaborate on a marketing editorial photoshoot I knew I had to take it! Belle’s Pleasure offered an abundance of opportunities for me to show some amazing florals. From the historic farmhouse dating back to 1769 accompanied by a big beautiful white barn and  horse stables  […]

Inspiration, Weddings

August 26, 2019

Farms, Barns, and Horses…. Oh My!

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I love incorporating exotic, textured flora in my work to create arrangements that are both fresh and unique. On our recent Industrial Chic photoshoot, I went wild with my latest obsession, tillandsia. When used in arrangements, these air plants are a perfect marriage of ethereal texture and soft shades of mint. To create an architectural […]

Inspiration, Weddings

Take Me to Tillandsia

June 21, 2019

blue and white wedding bouquet

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  I know that every bride wants to look beautiful on her wedding day, but I also know she wants to feel sexy too. So, how do you bridge the gap between naughty and nice to create a super romantic look for your special day? Our inspiration veered away from the traditional wedding bouquet to […]

Inspiration

June 17, 2019

Inspiration for a Dark and Romantic Bridal Bouquet

Bridal portait in garden

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Like most women, I have the greatest dad in the world. He is always there when I need him, he gives the same advice now that he gave when I was five (and it is still true!), and he makes awesome cheesy potatoes upon request. I appreciate my dad more every year as I grow […]

Weddings

June 14, 2019

To Dad, with Love

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Hi Bloom Babes! ​​ I am Jamie Butcher, the owner and creative madwoman of Blushing Blooms. My goal for 2017 is to start blogging about flowers, family, and my floral hijinks so that you can get to know me a little better. I realize that a wedding is one of the most special days of […]

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Blooms (and Blogs) Away

June 14, 2019