Be True to You...Or It Can Kill You!

The summer is the time of year where I get to reflect, reevaluate, and rejuvenate my life, self, and business. It is is also the time where I do what I like to call "encore reads". I select the top books that have created movement in my life and reread them with intention. Meaning, I read them again to refresh and focus on select topics and come up with a wa[...]

Motivation Monday: How FEAR Allowed My Passion to Bloom

FEAR. We all have it at some point. It grabs hold of you and keeps you from following dreams or making things happen. We let it get the best of us and most often times, it wins. It is a toxic state of mind that can often hold us back at the risk of being wrong or failing. But guess what my friends? Fear can help you succeed! Fear can encourage entrepreneurs [...]

The Studio: Workshops

Being an educator is a huge part of my life. I have been teaching elementary education for almost ten years now and the gratification I get is pretty priceless. There is something about helping others that really fires me up. No matter the age group, teaching and watching others learn and apply their knowledge is truly a reward on its own. Aside from teac[...]

Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach: A Blush and Gold Glam Wedding

This beautiful couple picked the perfect venue to start their new chapter in life. This day was filled with love, roses, kisses and all things gold.  They tied the knot at the Hyatt Regency in Huntington Beach, CA.  The gorgeous Pacific ocean made a beautiful backdrop where the ceremony was held.  The bride hand picked the lush pink and gold accents to t[...]

Garden Tea Party Bridal Shower Brunch

It isn't every day that you have the honor of planning and creating a custom bridal shower for one of your best friends of all time. When my friend got engaged, myself along with the other MOH (who happens to be the third BFF in this trio of "comadres" and my assistant floral designer) knew that we had to step up our game and honor and spoil her in every-whi[...]

Los Willows Fallbrook Wedding: Pretty in Pink

I am so excited to share my favorite pictures of Stacy and Anthony! Their beautiful wedding took place at Los Willows in Fallbrook, CA. This wedding was breathtaking in lavish pinks and blush tones. I had so much  fun helping execute this magical day.    How stunning is this bridal party?! The soft pink bridesmaid dresses wer[...]

Belair Bay Club: Peaches and Cream Perfection

Laura and Michael were a DREAM couple to work with! The moment we met, I knew that we were going to create a magical day for them. You can see the love between them and the happiness the oozed out of them every time they shared details about their relationship. I LOVE when couples are fully immersed in the planning process together! As soon as I heard that t[...]

Serendipity Gardens: Anthropologie Inspired Wedding

When I first met our bride, I was overjoyed to hear that she was looking for a wedding that was completely inspired by her personal style. She loved the natural and bohemian styles behind the Anthropology brand. This of course, was music to my ears! After our consultation and the exchange of several inspirational photos, we were able to design a colorful can[...]

Casa Romantica: Southern Charm Wedding

Casa Romantica in gorgeous San Clemente CA, is truly one of the most beautiful ocean-front venues we have been so fortunate to design at. The spectacular Chara Nicole of Open Box Designs brought the lovely Dedra and William our way to see if we can make their Southern Louisiana infused wedding a reality. Corals, blush tones, mercury glass, and accents of gol[...]

Disneyland Resort: A Magical Day to Remember

John and Debbie hosted their nuptials at the Disneyland Resort, hey why not have your happiest day at the happiest place alive. We felt the love and magic all around us! This was such a fun and colorful event to design for the wonderful bride and groom. Not to mention who wouldn't love to visit Disney while they were at work! We provided John and Debbie with[...]