4 Mother’s Day tables during quarantine (using what we have)

For most of us, this Mother’s Day will be unlike any other we have ever celebrated. We won’t be doing the things that we usually do, like traveling, visiting, gathering, or entertaining. In the world of social distancing our tables are smaller and less crowded, but they can still be pretty. So, the four of… Continue reading 4 Mother’s Day tables during quarantine (using what we have)

what we love about November…

Falling leaves in shades of red, orange, and yellow, country walks, apple orchards, mulled wine, heirloom chrysanthemums, cornucopias, cozy sweaters, planting bulbs, Thanksgiving, pheasants, afternoon naps, sheaves of wheat, plaid everything on these “soft-dying days” as Keats called them…   We hope you are enjoying these November days… Cheers! Holly and Brooke

September wedding flowers

We were honored to design the flowers for our niece’s mid-September wedding at the Old Westminster Winery.  The romantic spirit of the vineyards and the glimpses of rural life in the distance were the perfect backdrop for the simple, elegant, and seasonal atmosphere the bride and groom hoped to create.  Our role in this wedding… Continue reading September wedding flowers

weekend style: the art of the scarf

Town or country, I love a scarf. When I see a woman wearing a scarf, I notice. I remember my mother in a scarf. And my grandmother and aunt. Perhaps in old photographs. Somewhere along the line I picked up the habit. My first scarf was a triangle of material (flimsy and trendy) that matched… Continue reading weekend style: the art of the scarf

into the garden: a book by artist Christian Peltenburg-Brechneff

Every now and then a book comes along that speaks to me in an unexpected way.  Into the Garden by artist Christian Peltenburg-Brechneff is just that kind of book. It’s a collection of paintings by one artist of gardens all over the world. This idea in and of itself is quite fascinating: an artist sits… Continue reading into the garden: a book by artist Christian Peltenburg-Brechneff