Kirah & Paul- Springtime Williamsburg Winery Wedding!

Kirah & Paul- Springtime Williamsburg Winery Wedding!

Kirah and Paul were absolutely radiant on their sunshine-filled spring wedding day at the Williamsburg Winery a few weekends ago! They drove here to Virginia all the way from Pennsylvania with their close family and friends, and made their wedding a destination weekend for all! It was SO fun working with them and planning their floral designs! Kirah dreamt of organic, natural and herb-inspired floral designs, and I used fragrant lavender, rosemary, eucalyptus, jasmine vine and lots of blooms like peonies and garden roses to bring her vision to life!

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8 Ideas for Enjoying Your Wedding Flowers for a Lifetime!

8 Ideas for Enjoying Your Wedding Flowers for a Lifetime!

People say that flowers don't last forever, but the way they make you feel does! Flowers truly have a way of transforming a wedding, and whether you are having an outdoor fall wedding or an indoor elegant soiree, florals always enhance the wedding space with their beauty! However, most couples don't often think of flowers as being long-lasting days, weeks and even years after their wedding. While the actual flowers may not be around in 20 years, the memories, the scent and maybe even the actual plants themselves (see my tip about succulents below) will be!! Enjoy these tips on how to enjoy your wedding flowers long after your wedding has come and gone!

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How to Create a Positive Client Experience from the Initial Inquiry!

Booking weddings can be a challenge for any up-and-coming wedding vendor who is passionate about working with couples and making their day beautiful. There are SO many ways to find couples who are a perfect fit for your services, but once you find them, how do you book their wedding?! There are several different philosophies around this question, but I truly believe that providing an unparalleled level of customer service and care is the best way to book clients and find new ones too! Creating a positive experience for a client, from the very first interaction with your company, will elevate your professionalism and hopefully create excitement within the client to move forward with you! Here are some practical tips on how to give a positive experience to clients from their initial inquiry!

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Email Essentials for Your Creative Small Business!

Email Essentials for Your Creative Small Business!

When I first started my business, I was shocked by the flood of emails that came my way! knew I needed a system to make sure my brides always felt well-taken care of, and even though I have shared my goals to disconnect from the technology overload, staying on top of email is still SO important! I conduct so much of my business over email, and sometimes an email might be a client’s first impression of your business, so having the proper “email etiquette” is essential to keep in contact with my brides! Here are my 3 best tips to blow your clients away with your speedy and effective communication- enjoy!

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Aaliyah and Shane's Historic Post Office Wedding!

Aaliyah and Shane's Historic Post Office Wedding!

Aaliyah and Shane were married a few weekends ago at the beautiful Historic Post Office, in downtown Hampton, Virginia. They were the winners of the Beautiful Beginnings Wedding Giftaway that we hosted last year, along with an amazing team of vendors, who all joined forces to give away a free wedding! Aaliyah and Shane's love story captured all of our hearts, (get to know them in this blog post) and I loved being able to design their flowers for their wedding day!

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5 Tips For Managing Your Small Business Finances!

5 Tips For Managing Your Small Business Finances!

Creating financial systems that work for you and your business is a crucial part of running a successful, sustainable business! For me, I knew it couldn't go at it alone, and I have outsourced a majority of financial management to professionals, which has been an investment that is worth its weight in gold! That being said, here are 5 financial management tips, things that I have personally implemented into my small business, that I have found extremely helpful!! Cheers to doing business better friends! :)

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