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On Styled Shoots, Exclusivity and Exploitation

On Styled Shoots, Exclusivity and Exploitation

With the recent surge in folks speaking out against racism in the wedding industry, there will likely be an increase in highlighting BIPOC folks in styled shoots. Here are some things I have learned and guidelines I’ve made for myself as a white person and wedding vendor.

Weddings Amid COVID: The Unexpected Joys of Revision

Catherine and Dylan had originally planned a large indoor wedding but ended up with a guest list of 20 in the backyard of their home. Read our Q&A with the couple to see what made this change of plans extra special. Had you ever considered…

Flower Club FAQs

Is Flower Club like a CSA? It’s only like a CSA in that 100% of the flowers come from small, nearby, sustainable farms. It is *not* like a CSA in a few ways: it’s not farm-direct. I purchase materials from many different farms to curate…

Ten Colorful Early Spring Plants for Your Minnesota Garden

Ten Colorful Early Spring Plants for Your Minnesota Garden

How to get the most colorful, early spring garden in northern climates. Plants that bloom in May in Minnesota. Zone 4 Spring Flowers.

Grateful for Gardening

Sunshine pushes leaves up out of their stems, leaves that have been slow-motion reaching though dark soil in their sprout form, and then color bursts forth. It’s truly a miracle, it’s sacred, it’s magic. We are in the stage of green being my (everyone’s?) favorite…

Plant-Dyed Easter Eggs

Plant-Dyed Easter Eggs

Many of us are home now, either with more time on our hands, or scrambling to balance working from home while the kids are home. I published this post two years ago, but wanted to refresh it and share it all again, hoping that it…

Jasmine & Kurt: September 20, 2019

Jasmine & Kurt: September 20, 2019

September wedding in St. Paul, MN: Jasmine & Kurt celebrate their love at the JJ Hill Center Library – with local and sustainable flowers.

Ink Sweets: Minneapolis Wedding Cake Designer

Ink Sweets: Minneapolis Wedding Cake Designer

Leah Horcher is the one-woman show that is Ink Sweets. Personally, I think she makes the most beautiful wedding cakes in Minnesota. Her sugar flowers, marbling and just overall sculptural/botanical style breaks my heart! /// Read below about the flavors she loves, how to properly…

buck & rose: Minneapolis Wedding Planner

buck & rose: Minneapolis Wedding Planner

Minneapolis wedding planner buck & rose shares some perspective on DIYing your wedding, inclusivity and budgeting.

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