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A Story of Love and Resilience | Spring Williamsburg Winery Wedding

After Mara lost her first husband, it was two years before she was ready to date again. A friend set her up on a blind date with Matt in March of 2016. That first blind date ended up being her last. She fell in love with Matt, and he proposed to her behind the Governor’s...

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    What it’s Like to Be a Floral Designer | Part 2: Design Plan Meeting

    In Part 1 of this series, we talked about the process of booking your floral designer for your wedding. Once you officially book our services, then it’s on to the fun part: the Design Plan Meeting. This step is everyone’s favorite! It’s the part of the process where we move from Pinterest boards to real...

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      Sunflower Summer Wedding | Williamsburg Winery, Williamsburg Virginia

      Zenia and Tim’s cheerful summer wedding at Williamsburg Winery featured lush greenery and blooms inspired by the Scottish landscape. Sunflowers provided a vibrant pop of color in the bridal bouquet and the lavish arrangements. Florals with a Scottish Flair Shortly after Zenia and Tim began their relationship, Zenia moved to London to attend the Royal...

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        Our Favorite Venues: Ford’s Colony Country Club

        If you’re looking for a chic, sophisticated venue for your Williamsburg, VA wedding, Ford’s Colony Country Club fits the bill. This venue provides a variety of sites to choose from for the ceremony, cocktail hour and reception, making it extremely versatile. And with its scenic views and elegant colonial atmosphere, Ford’s Colony is an ideal...

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          A River Wedding with Southern Charm | Two Rivers Country Club, Williamsburg VA

          Caroline and Mark tied the knot on June 23, 2018, at Two Rivers Country Club in Williamsburg, VA. Their gorgeous river wedding was full of southern charm and featured classic round garden floral design. If you’re planning a summer wedding with a classic country club aesthetic, you might find some inspiration from this gorgeous river...

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            Get Creative and Make New Friends at our Floral Workshops

            As we shared in our first Core Values blog post, one of our most important values at Aleen Design is hospitality. We want to create a space where people can belong and feel like they’re at home. That’s why we are opening our studio doors a few times each month for floral workshops.  If you...

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              What it’s Like to Be a Floral Designer | Part 1: Getting Booked

              As a floral designer, I often get asked what it’s like to do what I do. Do I just play with flowers all day? Well, as fun as that would be, there is a bit more to it than that. So, I thought it would be fun and helpful to share some of the details...

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                Our Core Values | Hospitality: Creating a Space for Belonging

                As Aleen Design heads into this new decade, we’ve been reflecting on our core values as a business. Hospitality quickly came to the forefront as one of our most important values. That’s because our purpose at Aleen Design is to make people feel welcomed and create a sense of belonging. In everything we do, we...

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                Beauty and the Beast Wedding | Mill at Fine Creek | Richmond, VA

                The Mill at Fine Creek is the perfect wedding venue for nature-loving romantics. We were thrilled to be a part of Anna and Matt’s romantic Beauty and the Beast inspired celebration at this elegant venue this past May. Although the couple planned the wedding from a distance, the day turned out absolutely beautifully. You would...

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                  High Style Ballroom Wedding | Williamsburg Inn & Lodge, Williamsburg VA

                  Last week, Laura and David celebrated six months of marriage. Their wedding on May 25th was such a beautiful event, and we were so glad we were able to help bring their high style ballroom floral design vision to life! Every bride has her own priorities for her wedding day. For Laura, the floral design...

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