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Love Expressed with Sustainable Beauty

February 21, 2011
Posted by in wedding

One of the seasons most delightful celebrations took place at on the rolling hills in Northern California.  A fully organic venue, thousands of redwood and douglas fir seedlings were planted throughout the lands as part of a responsible forest management plan.

Everyone agreed there could be no better place to hang bell jars filled with moss and flameless flickering tea lights for the wedding celebration of Kevin DePalmer & Elizabeth Mooney.

This was an event that integrated the talents of both friends and family.  We placed magnolia leaves preserved with glycerin that had been hand-picked by the bride’s grandmother on over 200 feet of burlap elegantly draping the single table winding between the trees and hillsides.  Outstanding in the Field, known for setting up magical and completely local “farm dinners” all over the United States, set the table with farm fresh tomatoes, grits, Burrata cheese, grilled meats and marinated figs. The delectable cake was provided by the brilliant…

Wrapped in Glass

June 4, 2010
Posted by in Inspiration

We just read the NY Times article about terrariums  ~ wow, they are IN! If you are itchin’ for just one more idea of what you can do at your home check out the terrarium in the photo above.

Interior design by Gil Mendez ~ glass container by Roost ~ organically filled by Sophie at Lila B. Design with plants from Succulent Gardens.

photo by www.macdonaldphoto.com

Underwater Melody

August 20, 2009
Posted by in Events

If you’ve not been to the California Academy of Sciences, it is worth a visit. It is filled with wonder. See a Leafy Seadragon, a white Alligator, and a living roof. And if you attended Rachel’s wedding last weekend, Lila B’s – floral fish tanks.

Terrarium August 2009

Making beautiful statements with living things