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Bright and sunny summer wedding at the Boylston Rooms

Bright and sunny summer wedding at the Boylston Rooms

When I was setting up the arch installation for Caitlyn and Justin’s wedding, someone – probably photographer Trish Kemp – said it was pretty and sunny, just like the bride’s personality. I thought this was so sweet! And since I already knew Caitlyn (as did 

All the flowers are blooming – a springtime wedding at Gedney Farm!

All the flowers are blooming – a springtime wedding at Gedney Farm!

Frannie and Colby’s early spring wedding at the beautiful Gedney Farm in the Berkshires was a family-centered, DIY affair. For this wedding I just did the personal flowers, meaning those that the couple and their wedding party held personally, as well as a larger arrangement 

Springtime wedding in the Berkshires: Eisner Camp, Great Barrington

Springtime wedding in the Berkshires: Eisner Camp, Great Barrington

Amira and Nathan’s wedding at URJ Eiener Camp at Great Barrington was long-awaited! My 2nd to last reschedule of the covid years, it was so wonderful to see all their friends and family convene on the spacious and historical grounds of this Berkshire summer camp. 

In springtime, love is in the air at Valley View Farm!

In springtime, love is in the air at Valley View Farm!

If you think pastels are the only choice for a spring wedding, Liz and Corey (and I) have a bone to pick with you! Spring weddings can be ALL the colors! That’s what Liz and Corey wanted, and that’s what they got. Hot pinks, corals, 

What is a Flower Share?

What is a Flower Share?

  A Flower Share, also known as a Flower Subscription, also known as a Flower CSA (CSA=Community Supported Agriculture), benefits both consumers and growers. A Flower Share is a weekly or monthly “share” of locally grown flowers, paid for ahead of time, provided (either through 

Winter wreath workshops at Passalongs Farm

Winter wreath workshops at Passalongs Farm

I started hosting wreath making workshops about 4 winters ago and they are now one of the things I look forward to the most all year! It’s so fun to see folks take my simple instructions and make amazing, truly one-of-a-kind evergreen wreaths. Here’s how 

Ch..ch…ch…changes! For 2023: moving to growing season (fresh) floral work only!

Ch..ch…ch…changes! For 2023: moving to growing season (fresh) floral work only!

I’m writing this post spring, 2022 about a decision I’ve made for 2023 and probably beyond! It may seem early to make this announcement but a) I want to give folks fair warning, b) it applies to weddings I book for 2023, and they are 

Fundraiser Flowers!

Fundraiser Flowers!

You may not know this about me, but I haven’t always been a flower farmer and designer. I spent 17 years working in (mostly) public schools and also founded and have been running a nonprofit to help families impacted by a neurobehavioral disorder (FAFASD) for 

Classic burgandy, blush, and pops of pink for fall – at Valley View Farm in Haydenville

Classic burgandy, blush, and pops of pink for fall – at Valley View Farm in Haydenville

Annie and Kevin’s wedding flowers were in a very classic color scheme: burgandy and blush with pops of pink for fun. Annie wanted a draping bridal bouquet, so I used weeping amaranth as well as foliage to create the shape. All photos by Kelly F. 

Sunshine-y fall flowers at a light-filled Valley View Wedding

Sunshine-y fall flowers at a light-filled Valley View Wedding

I am not exaggerating when I say that 99% of the pictures of Colleen and Matt at their lovely fall wedding are of her laughing or smiling, and him looking at her like he’s just won the lottery. Look – I appreciate all the images