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A Wedding In The Woods

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 The morning of Emma and Patrick’s wedding opened with a brooding sky of threatening rain clouds. But this would not dampen the celebration for this winsome couple.  If anything, it added to the lush and verdant theme of the day.

Every detail reflected the fresh natural surrounds of Clinton Hills which created a handsome backdrop for the enchanted gathering.

From broad expansive views to charming footpaths leading to a cathedral of towering trees and mossy forest floors.

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Emma’s bouquet was an endearing combination of David Austin garden roses, lisianthus, dahlias, sweet pea and mint, accompanied by other darling garden textures.  Her bridal party carried sweet nosegays of similar flowers.

Sweet and simple scabiosa pod coupled with myrtle for the boutonnieres; wrapped with hemp twine in keeping with the fresh natural theme.

I use the word lovely a great deal…but this wedding was indeed one of the most enchanting and most lovely weddings to be a part of.

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Thank you Emma and Patrick for letting Gatherings Flower Studio be a part of your amazing day!

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Please contact us by phone, email or through our website. We look forward to talking to you about your inspired event.

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Thank you to the ever talented:

Photography : Len Currie ( www.lencurrie.com )

Wedding Planner: Kiss The Bride ( www.kiss-the-bride.net )

Venue: Clinton Hills ( www.clintonhills.ca )

Panache Magazine Photo Shoot

Since the snow is flying today, I thought I would reminisce on one of the warmer days of last summer.

Back in August I had the pleasure of working with a creative and inspiring group of women on a whimsical photo shoot for Panache Magazine.   There is a first time for everything and I have to say that working with a horse can now be checked off the list!

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Please contact us by phone, email or through our website. We look forward to talking to you about your inspired event.

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~ Photo Shoot Credits ~

PHOTOGRAPHER: Michelle Olsen; MODEL: Mackenzie @ Panache PEI Models; MUA: Savannah Belsher-Maclean; HAIR: Sharon Keller; WARDROBE STYLIST: Jenny Dunphy; Flower Design: Marcella Ryan / Gatherings Flower Studio

A Breezy Cottage Wedding

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A fresh sea breeze greeted guests to Jennifer and Terry’s intimate cottage wedding.  The day was perfect, with the billowing clouds that lingered after the previous day’s rain.  The sun shone bright as the couple celebrated with their closest family and friends.  And I am delighted to say that I also had the privilege of attending this charmed event.

 

The boutonnieres were created with dahlia buds, sage, dusty miller and button ferns.

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It was a pleasure to work with Cheryl MacKinnon from Five Design on making Jennifer’s vision come to light.

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As owner of City View Bakehouse,  Jennifer knows a thing or two about fine details.  Guests were graciously treated to her amazing artistry; which is always pleasing for your eyes as much as your taste buds.  You can experience it for yourself at the Charlottetown Farmer’s Market every Saturday!

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Please contact us by phone, email or through our website. We look forward to talking to you about your inspired event.

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With much thanks to Rachel Peters / iamrachelpeters.com for the outstanding photography!

 

Chantel & Jason ~ An August Wedding in Full Bloom.

Dare I say that Chantel and Jason’s wedding was one of my favourites to work on?  We created bouquets with the season and the Island in mind; from texture-driven bouquets to the finely detailed vintage lace and burlap. Locally sourced textures and flowers always make our hearts swoon as these bouquets truly reflect what is growing on the Island in late August.  Many, many heartfelt thanks to Chantel and Jason for letting Gatherings be a part of their spectacular day.

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The Bride’s Bouquet

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The Bridesmaid’s Bouquets

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Vintage crochet and lace details.

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Dahlia boutonnieres with textured tucked in for the groom and his men.

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Corsages; fresh picked from the garden.

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So many beautiful flower and textures.

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Please contact us by phone, email or through our website. We look forward to talking to you about your inspired event.

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(902)659.2677

Flower design and photography by Marcella Ryan.

Over Hill & Dale…A Prince Edward Island Barn Wedding

A quintessential Island wedding for this sweet Scottish couple with Island roots; Gen and Lee said their vows on the beach by the sparking Gulf of Saint Lawrence, followed by an intimate reception at Clinton Hills.  The rolling hills of Clinton, Prince Edward Island make the perfect backdrop to the refurbished barn at Clinton Hills.  A perfect place to celebrate!

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Gen held a cluster of Queen Anne’s Lace while Lee carried a nosegay of picasso calla lilies.  Simple and sweet.

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Globe thistle and ivy were worn by the men to honour Scotland.

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Picasso calla lilies were worn by the ladies.

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Modern clean lines of submerged Picasso calla lilies for the centrepieces.

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Gen and Lee’s wedding was coordinated and planned by the ever talented Jennifer Clark @ Kiss the Bride.  Simply click on her logo to see other great events she has created!

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Please contact us by phone, email or through our website. We look forward to talking to you about your inspired event.

http://www.gatheringsflowerstudio.com

info@gatheringsflowerstudio.com

(902)659.2677

Flower design and photography by Marcella Ryan.

Megan & Matt…A Beach Wedding

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Couples come from far and wide to be surrounded by this lovely and enchanting Island on their special day.  This particular affair was windswept and breathtaking with the best elements that the island has to offer; pristine farmlands bordered by red cliffs and an endless shoreline.  With a tent perched on the edge of a field, a sandy path invites family and friends to the ceremony on the beach.  Swaying beach grass, billowing clouds and a celebration with those nearest and dearest.  Congratulations Megan and Matt!

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Megan and Matt’s wedding was  coordinated and planned by the ever talented Jennifer Clark @ Kiss the Bride.  Simply click on her logo to see other great events she has created!

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Please contact us by phone, email or through our website. We look forward to talking to you about your inspired event.

http://www.gatheringsflowerstudio.com

info@gatheringsflowerstudio.com

(902)659.2677

Flower design and photography by Marcella Ryan.

Meredith Lynn & Dave

This wedding was a pure pleasure to work on. Lavender callas mixed with voluptuous snow white roses, dainty Eskimo roses, bupleurum and wild oregano were carried by the ladies. The men wore the most charming star fish boutonnieres coupled with bear grass and galax leaves. Perfect in every way!

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Delicate wrist corsages for the mothers and bride’s nanny.

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Congratulations Meredith Lynn and Dave!  Thank you for letting Gatherings be a part of your spectacular day.

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Meredith Lynn and Dave’s wedding was coordinated and planned by the ever talented Jennifer Clark @ Kiss the Bride.  Simply click on her logo to see other great events she has created!

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Please contact us by phone, email or through our website. We look forward to talking to you about your inspired event.

http://www.gatheringsflowerstudio.com

info@gatheringsflowerstudio.com

(902)659.2677

Flower design and photography by Marcella Ryan.

Wild Blueberry Boutonniere

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Some designs are a bit more adventurous than others. A trek through a bog with bugs a-buzzing and thorny wild rose bushes waiting to claw at whoever dares get too near is what this florist will endure to get one of her favourite textures. Bogs are always interesting undertakings but I may have to find a cultivated source without the hazards of bugs, beasts and thorns. But on this cool cloudy day in July, it was well worth the effort to make these charming little boutonnieres.

Please contact us by phone, email or through our website. We look forward to talking to you about your inspired event.
http://www.gatheringsflowerstudio.com
info@gatheringsflowerstudio.com

(902)659.2677

Flower design and photography by Marcella Ryan.

Well, Hello There Summer

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With wedding season in full swing I am still able to get out and play in the garden; or the gardens of others, as I was able to do this past week. Peonies are in full bloom and all manner of lovely little textures are bursting from every flower bed.  Old fashioned garden roses are heavy with perfume and petals and the light scent of mock orange is the sweetest scent in this whole wide world.

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Intoxicating to all the senses, summer is finally here and is dressed in the most charming of flowers.

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Please contact us by phone, email or through our website. We look forward to talking to you about your inspired event.
 http://www.gatheringsflowerstudio.com

info@gatheringsflowerstudio.com

(902)659.2677

Flower design and photography by Marcella Ryan.

Have Flowers, Will Travel ~ A Charming Boston Wedding

Here is one from the archives.

This classic wedding brought simple garden sensibility to the heart of Boston.  A backdrop of historic Boston brownstones made this wedding a delight to work on!  Sahara roses, hydrangea, dahlia, calla lily and sedum in lush posies dressed the tables while the bride and her ladies carried simple rose and hydrangea nosegays.  Simple understated elegance in one of the best little cities in the world.  We love you Boston!

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Please contact us by phone, email or through our website. We look forward to talking to you about your inspired event.

http://www.gatheringsflowerstudio.com

info@gatheringsflowerstudio.com

(902)659.2677

Flower design by Marcella Ryan.