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SO x Poseybooth + Friends

Poseybooth, Rabbit Rabbit Crew and I recently got together with Love Me Do Photography & Lovely Bride Philly to have some fun and shoot a whole bunch of photos. I'll share photos and Amanda's video of my gown inspired bouquets in the new few weeks but today we're revealing the 3 floral backdrops I designed exclusively for Poseybooth.

Any color combo is possible and there are prices for every budget. To get one for your event is super simple. Just get in touch with the team at Poseybooth to book your booth package and let them know which style you're interested in. They'll take care of the details and we'll make you a fabulous floral photo booth! Bonus points if you can say that 3 times fast.

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SO, Anthro and the New Potato

We recently designed a wild Moroccan inspired centerpiece for Anthropologie and the New Potato. You can read more about Danielle and Laura here and shop the products here!Enjoy! SO

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photos courtesy of Anthropolgie

Sullivan Owen for Poseybooth

I don’t know about you, but I LOVE Instagram. Probably because what I do is so easy to communicate through a quick snapshot. It's become my go-to social media outlet and I love the network of peers and friends I’ve discovered because of it. You can see my feed here @sullivan_owen

I found my new friends Poseybooth (@poseybooth) via Instagram. By following them, I discovered that they wanted to have a floral backdrop for their Lovesick Expo booth. Backdrops have turned out to be a specialty of mine, so I reached out to offer some assistance.

The Poseybooth team is a blast to work with and the photos speak to the quality and attention to detail they put into every booth and event. The backdrop was such a hit that Poseybooth is going to add a few versions of it to their already amazing photobooth packages. We’re still working out the details on that, but you should get in touch to book them soon. They’re booking up fast!

Poseybooth is also a founding member of Rabbit Rabbit Crew, a growing collective of awesome wedding professionals. You can read more about the RRC here. All opinions expressed here are my own. I like supporting new talent and so do my clients!

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The lovely ladies of Poseybooth and Rabbit Rabbit Crew

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two out of three of the Love Me Do Photography ladies

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me and my pal Jennie from Love n Fresh trying to look cool but we just look like we're trying not to laugh

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Blogshop Philly

We had an absolute blast designing & styling the studio space for blogshop in Philadelphia. blogshop is a 2 day Photoshop bootcamp for bloggers taught by Bri & Angela of designlovefest and angela & ithyle. Here are a few images from the day by Angela and you can see the whole post here on designlovefest. To see where blogshop is headed next visit iheartblogshop.com

A huge thanks to Maggpie Vintage Rentals for pulling together some great pieces and working with me on the vignettes and thanks to BHLDN for the poms and garlands! See Bri's post for all the other contributors

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PS-the fresh floral backdrop has been a huge hit, I've already designed about 20 new versions so if you are interested in having it at your event please get in touch!

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Wednesday Wedding-Cairnwood

Remember when it snowed in October? We do because our awesome couple R & J celebrated their wedding the following day so they got to have Fall & Winter photos all in one! They celebrated at Cairnwood and we provided a few spectacular floral pieces and a bannister installation. They LOVED everything! See what the bride had to say here and take a peek at these lovely images by Wren & Field...

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100 Layer Cake

Our bespoke floral hair pieces and crowns were just featured on 100 Layer Cake! This shoot was so much fun because we were working with friends, talented friends at that!

Photography: Jillian McGrath Photography / Makeup: April Chatman-Royce / Hair: Brianna Adams / Model: Meghan Christmas / Dress & accessories: BHLDN &Anthropologie

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Photography: Jillian McGrath Photography / Makeup: April Chatman-Royce / Hair: Brianna Adams / Model: Meghan Christmas / Dress & accessories: BHLDN &Anthropologie 

Terrain Bridal Open House

We're so happy to share that we'll be showcasing inspiring new designs at the Terrain Bridal Open House next Thursday March 1st as their preferred floral partner. Terrain will be unveiling their newly redesigned event space and serving up their delicious hors d'oeuvres while we mix, mingle and answer questions.  For all you brides out there who have been wanting to see our work in person, this event is a great opportunity to do so and you'll also get to meet the fabulous Alison Conkin, be dazzled by Two Paperdolls' innovative designs, scope out an apparel preview by BHLDN and sample tasty treats from Coco Love Homemade and our favorite treat tricycle Little Baby's Ice Cream.

We will be unveiling more floral adventures with Terrain in the coming months so stay tuned! See below for RSVP information and we hope to see you there!

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Happy Valentine's Day!

The studio is open from 9AM-7PM today for all you last minute cupids to pick up some last minute bouquets or readymade designs.

While we're between delivery runs I wanted to say a quick Happy Valentine's Day to my husband T.O.

These photos by Lorraine Daley are from our wedding and since our wedding is what kicked off my floral career, I thought I'd share my bridal bouquet as well. I love making bridal bouquets and while I get to make all kinds  these days, I still love looking at this one!

First Year

70,000 flowers processed
37,000 miles driven
6200 photos taken
4500 buckets washed
3900 emails sent
1800 varieties of blooms used
687 spam comments on the blog
560 locally grown succulents used
430 vintage containers collected
350 orders delivered to happy clients
300 facebook fans
215 twitter followers
160 instagram photos
125 air plants used
65 fabulous vendors worked with
44 flower crowns made
36 trips to The Navy Yard
30 weddings for happy couples
25 venues worked in 14 inches our lemon tree grew
11 months since opening
9 classes taught 6 magazine features
1 person who finally found her place in the world

Happy Holidays everyone and thank you for an amazing first year!

Dahlia Farm

Today Sammi & I were lucky enough to visit an amazing Dahlia farm outside of Philadelphia. We met Jack, the 73 year old farmer of the most sought after Dinner Plate Dahlias on the East Coast. We were picking up dozens of the coveted Cafe au Lait cream dinner plate variety but Jack let us troop around his gorgeously overgrown property to take photos. It was worth getting frizzy hair to take these photos!

Jack only sells his dahlias to one wholesaler in NYC.  He had 3000 stems ready to go up in a truck tomorrow morning and he drives them 3 times a week during the season. Fortunately, he and my wholesaler allowed me to pick them up today! The season is ending, last year he cut the last flowers the first week of November. Getting to visit the farms really gives you a new appreciation for the work and passion that goes into growing such amazing flowers.

So Fresh & So Green

Maybe it’s the suddenly warm temps or the fact that every day the trees around town look a lot bigger but we’re really into green around the studio this week. We have some killer local Dogwood branches, fresh local mint, a ton of blooms from Cali and spectacular Spirea. Here are few orders from yesterday, yeah Spring!