Flowers

The Location... Tunnel Springs Park "The slight rolling of the hills creates an undeniable dimension and depth against the wide open sky," says photographer, Angela Marie. "When the sun hits it just right, you can even spot subtle reflections of The Great Salt Lake from certain angles! All these natural elements come together to create a truly majestic location that promotes...
Vendors... Photography: Rachel Jensen | @rachsummerphoto Hats: Gigi Pip | @gigipip Florist: Claras Floral Company | @clarasfloralco Model: Tia | @tia.bloom
Photos by: Kate Osborne Photography The Gatherist's design in this stylized shoot is a lesson in push-and-pull from top to bottom. Ember's floor-to-ceiling windows–paned in iron–provide bright, natural light and create shadows along the concrete floor that photographer, Kate Osborne uses to create depth. And, the simplicity of the space compliments the classic silhouette of the Jann Marie Bridal shift gown. Finally, to top it all off,...
The arrangement pictured above captures the exuberance of a garden, explains Pam Olson, whose Native Flower Company is the go-to shop for those seeking one-of-a-kind floral designs, lush centerpieces and sophisticated, nature-inspired bouquets. Clients range from brides and CEOs to hostesses, event planners and those celebrating life’s special moments. So what’s the secret behind creating this lavish arrangement? “It has...
Abby Bengtzen, owner of Forever La Fleur on turning floral arrangements into pressed flower keepsakes. Abby Bengtzen, owner and operator of Forever La Fleur, first started pressing flowers alongside her grandmother. In the summer months, the two would go out into the garden and create homemade bouquets before returning home to press them into cards and wall decor.  These special moments...
Against all odds, Artisan Bloom's new brick-and-mortar opened during COVID-19.  Luckily, Kellie Jackstein is no stranger to running a successful floral business. For 20 years, she's been making a splash at luxury venues with her signature lush blossoms, dramatic ceiling treatments, romantic tablescapes and petal-carpeted aisles. It's no wonder that two years ago, Jackstien was outgrowing her workshop and began...
Good morning from the desert. A gentle light creeps over the dry earth. Pinks, blues, oranges and greens blur the skyline. Stop, breathe. This is it. These are the hues your wedding bouquet is waiting for. Photographer Heather Nan gathers her favorite florists for a day of floral fun at the Natural History Museum of Utah. “Finally, color is coming...
Sarah & Tyler August 31, 2019  Private Residence Tamarack, ID After a sealing at the Meridian Idaho Temple, Sarah and Tyler celebrated with a dreamy, meadow-magic ceremony at a private residence in Tamarack, ID. Bubbling over with elegant, organic and nearly whimsical  foraged wedding floral placements, the berry-accented décor immediately draws the eye. THE DÉCOR The largely Utah-based party pro team (including Kindred Rising Events,...
Leave those princess ballgowns and soft lines behind: this session is for the bold and modern bride.  When most think of a bridal "look," they think of European-inspired flowing gowns, soft pink florals and sweeping updos. Not anymore. Photographer Michael Cozzens and Stylist Britt Warnick teamed up on this shoot to create something different. "By playing with stark contrast, we were...
Want to put some tropical heat into classic white bridal florals? Heres what to do: add heart-shaped anthuriums. They’re not just for tiki parties. These shapely, tropical blooms are transforming traditional wedding bouquets from blah to ahhh, as designer Kelly Jackstien of Artisan Bloom proves with this freshly-fashioned arrangement. She chose the sleek waxy bloom for the contrast it...