The Cliffs

I was fortunate to partner with Elizabeth Thacker Photography on a portrait shoot on the edge of the cliffs on Possum Kingdom Lake in north Texas. We were blessed with clear and cool weather after what seemed like endless days of rain. Mirroring the dried grasses and subdued tones of a Texas fall, I worked with native flora and soft pinks to create pieces with drama and movement.

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Ranch Wedding

I was honored when my friends, Matt and Scott, asked me to create arrangements for their wedding day. This was the largest event I had done and the venue was expansive. West of Austin is Star Hill Ranch, a replica Old West town complete with a chapel, schoolhouse, barn, dance hall, saloon, and Sears, Roebuck & Co. homes.

I dragged my mother, a former florist and shop owner herself, along for the ride. I look to her for direction. We transported most of the florals and supplies from Dallas to Austin. Two hotels, a few flower runs, and many hours later, it all came together just in time. And not without the help of my good friend, photographer, and florist, Elizabeth Thacker, who came through in the clutch.

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