My friend, Valerie, got married this weekend on the beautiful grounds of the Oatlands Plantation in Leesburg, VA. Helping her devise items for the wedding was quite a treat. This was one of our “concoctions” so to speak. We found this amazing vintage washstand at Chartreuse & Co, a monthly vintage tag sale up in Fredrick, MD. There’ll be a post on that soon too. Inside the upper bowl are little bottles of bubbles, and in the bottom, flowers floating in water. The side pockets were designed to hold the programs using all materials I had on hand – linen from … Continue reading
Be sure to bring a quilt. So I have these two friends. And they are good friends. And for the last couple years they’ve been living in Frankfurt, Germany. I missed them. A lot. Last May, I guess it was, we got a call from Frankfurt that they were finally going to get married! Hip, hip hooray! In September, they returned stateside for a short stint and began planning. May would be the date, California would be the place; in a lavendar field not far from Davis. My husband and I were asked to do a reading: i carry your … Continue reading
floral purse Originally uploaded by alyson_olander Made a little purse for a little girl. Will post a tutorial soon. Maybe even tomorrow.