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Thursday, December 8, 2011

36th Annual GLA Gala - Favorite Silent Auction Bid

John Folsom:  Auberge

As expected, the 36th Annual Georgia Lawyers for the Arts Gala at the King Plow Arts Center was a huge success! 

Favorite Silent Auction Artwork: 
Sadly, I did not win, but what a rare opportunity it was to bid on one of John Folsom's hauntingly beautiful and ethereal Southern landscapes during the silent auction! 

Thank you again to all who came out to support such a valuable organization, and we hope to share our floral designs with you next year as well!

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Save the Date - Georgia Lawyers for the Arts 36th Annual Gala!

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Georgia Lawyers for the Arts is such an important organization, especially for those in the art, design, media, and entertainment industries.  So it is always an incredible honor when they select our Floral Design services for their Annual Gala.   

Purchase your tickets or sponsorships today, as we showcase our newest signature designs at the King Plow Arts Center on December 7, 2011!

Monday, November 14, 2011

Zygopetalum - A New Favorite Orchid!

Photo courtesy of sharkbait on Flickr

Last weekend's Bride had requested a unique, textured bouquet of deep purple flowers with magenta accents, so we were ECSTATIC to come across these zygopetalum orchids, that were JUST perfect!

We can't wait to share the images and video of Amy and Josh's gorgeous outdoor wedding at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens with you!

Monday, November 7, 2011

Mario & Whitney - Biltmore Wedding

Congratulations to the Miners, whose beautiful black, yellow, and damask wedding took place at the Biltmore Ballrooms.  Special thanks to Erika Leigh Photography for her gorgeous images!


The couple stood in a circle of yellow rose petals to take their vows and to perform the sand ceremony.


Yellow cymbidium orchid and rose cake topper on a damask cake.

Yellow ranunculus and rose toss bouquet.


The Bride carried a bouquet of solidago, and yellow and orange parrot tulips, that had been stem-wrapped with a damask patterned ribbon.

Yellow calla lilies.

Yellow cymbidium orchids.

Yellow Gerbera Daisies.

The guest table centerpieces were clusters of yellow calla lilies, cymbidium orchids, tulips, daffodils, mokara orchids, or chyrsanthemums designed in various sizes and shapes of modern, urban plate glass vases.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

New Rental Decor - Candle Holders!

Check out the new additions to our Atlanta Rental Decor Inventory!

24" Five Light Silver Table Candelabras with Crystal Accents

20" Mercury Glass Candle Sticks

16" and 20" Clear Glass Goblet Candle Holders

Friday, September 30, 2011

Purple Wedding Flowers!

My past five clients have requested purple for their color palette...so I thought it might be a nice time to introduce some of the most popular purple and lavender wedding flowers:

Purple Hydrangea
Photo Credit:  Landscapedia
Purple Vanda Orchid (My favorite!)
Purple Tulip
Photo Found on:  Purple Dreamy
Purple Mini Calla Lily
Photo Found on:  Whole Blossoms
Purple Lisianthus
Purple Japanese Iris
Dark Purple Stock
Light Purple Stock
Lavender Rose
"Lavender" roses often tend toward a more "Mauve" shade with a pinkish hue, as shown here.
Purple Gladiolas
Photo Credit: Mike Cullen
Purple Freesia
Purple Sweet Pea
Purple Anemone
Dark Purple Carnation (Moonvista)
Florigene Moon Series 
Purple Carnation (Moonshade)
Florigene Moon Series
Purple Carnation (Moonlite)
Florigene Moon Series

Please note that these images are intended for visualization purposes only!  Actual size, shade, and color are always dependent on Mother Nature!

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Bridal Portraits - Coral Roses

Very special thanks to the beautiful Ragin and the incredibly talented Ross Oscar Knight Photography for inviting me to design this bouquet for Ragin's Bridal Portrait Shoot!

Coral Roses, White Cymbidium Orchids, White Jeweled Mini-Calla Lilies, and an Aspidistra Collar.

Here are a few more of my favorites:
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Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Erica Angeline & Fashion's Night Out

Speaking of dresses...

Industry friend and designer phenom, Erica Angeline, has moved to a new location in Phipps Plaza!  Join her for a showing of her gorgeous line at Fashion's Night Out this Thursday.


The last time SHOSHO Designs and Erica Angeline were paired together was for Kara and John's wedding.  Check out this Fall 2010 back issue of the Atlanta Weddings Magazine as a reminder.  :)


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Thursday, August 25, 2011

Manaluchi Fall/Winter 2011 Cover

Check out Preston Bailey's gorgeous phalaenopsis dress, inspired by a Marchesa gown, on the cover of Manaluchi Bridal's Fall/Winter 2011 issue!  

You just can't go wrong with 250 white phalaenopsis orchids, 400 white hydrangea, 300 tibet roses, and 100 pink rosita vandela roses.

Thanks to the folks at Elly B Events for sharing the original post. :)

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Kerri and Greshon - Old Decatur Courthouse Wedding


Congratulations to Kerri and Greshon, whose beautiful wedding took place over the July 4th weekend at the Old Decatur Courthouse!  

Petals in a crisscross pattern line the aisle, and bring fresh design to an old tradition.
Magenta dendrobium orchids intertwined with a spray of curly willow branches.  Our most popular signature design!
Curved calla lilies and dendrobium ochid blooms accent the contours of a pomander ball.
Detail arrangements in contemporary designs run the length of the estate tables.
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A special thanks to the very talented Alan Jay of Love 4 Life Photos for these gorgeous images!