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Creative at Heart Round 9: WinMock at Kinderton | Conference & Event Floral Design

Creative at Heart is a 3-day conference for creative small business owners. Aleen Floral Design had the honor of designing for Round 9 of the conference; it was a dream come true for our team. Designing for a corporate event or conference requires a different thought process than a wedding. It offers us a fun...

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    Vibrant Williamsburg Inn Summer Wedding

    One year ago, Tyler and Kate said “I do” at Williamsburg’s beautiful and historic Bruton Parish Church. They followed it up with a lively reception at The Williamsburg Inn. It was an absolutely gorgeous day, and we had a grand time designing the classic white and green florals for this beautiful couple. A Love Story...

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      Creative @ Heart: The Creative Process… Planning for a long distance event

      Imagine my shock! Opening my inbox to find an email from Kat Schmoyer on that cool March morning was the surprise of my year!  Not even a month prior, I sat soaking in the rich teachings at the IF: Gathering in Dallas, TX thinking, “I want to be that gal. I want to be that...

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        A Southern Wedding: The Inn at Warner Hall, Gloucester, VA

        A Happy ONE YEAR Anniversary is in order for Ashley & Wythe, who tied the knot at The Inn at Warner Hall in Gloucester, Virginia a year ago this Sunday. To celebrate their first anniversary, I wanted to take you back to their special day last May. An Unlikely Encounter Ashley and Wythe met three...

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          Autumn Wedding at Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards, Charlottesville, VA

          A birthday party, a couples massage, and nine years later they are married! As soon as Ernest jumped on the initial floral design consultation call along with Erin, I had an inkling they would be a fun couple to work with. They do not disappoint! They approach every decision as a team, upholding their deep love for family and friends along the way.

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            A Brave Question Changed Her Life

            It started by being brave, it started  with vulnerability, it started with taking a risk, it started by asking a question… as a result her life was forever changed. A Brave Question The summer of 2015 found LawraLynn embarking  on an adventure to CO with two girlfriends (I was one of them).  Little did she...

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              A Floral Design Budget: Making the Most of your Flowers

              Let’s talk budgets.  Every couple planning a wedding has a budget, it may be $15,000, $50,000 or $75,000 plus.  In whatever range your budget falls, there are ways to plan your floral design decor for a positive impact both aesthetically and economically.  As we talk through these tips, keep in mind that the average wedding...

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              • […] Princess Kate’s bouquet was composed mostly of Lilly of the Valley—a flower that is quite scarce in September. It’s also on the pricey side. To replicate the look of the Kate Middleton bouquet, we substituted white freesia and lisianthus flowers. We were able to mimic the look for a fraction of the cost, with flowers that were in season. In memory of her grandfather, Lindsay attached his class ring to the bouquet as her “something old.” Lindsay’s bouquet is a great example of how florists can help brides choose flowers to achieve the look they want without the high price tag. […]ReplyCancel

              A Two Rivers Country Club Garden Rose Wedding

              As the winners of our wedding giveaway last year, Jeremy and Shannon’s Two Rivers Country club wedding was filled with lush garden roses, shimmering dresses, and notes of rustic touches.  Their many years of friendship and dating added great depth to the details of their wedding. How they Met Jeremy first spotted Shannon in high...

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                A Seed Planted: The Start of Aleen Floral Design

                A Seed Planted The seed that would later grow to become Aleen Floral Design was planted the summer of 2000.  As an impressionable teen working for my aunt in her San Diego-based floral design studio, I fell in love with the artistry, organization and relationships involved in the floral design world. The seed lay dormant,...

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