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Pastel Garden Wedding at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Center

Elizabeth and Adam exchanged their vows a second time at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Center last summer! Their first wedding took place in their hometown in Minnesota, but because of COVID, their family couldn’t make it. This time around, they were so glad to invite a small group of their closest loved ones to […]

June 28, 2022

Kirstie Veatch Photography - Des Moines, Iowa Wedding Photography

Weddings

Groovy Boho Wedding at Prairie Moon Winery

Morgan and Blake’s wedding at Prairie Moon Winery was a long-anticipated boho bash! The two met during their college days at Iowa State University, at the bar where they both worked. It was only fitting that they return to the place they fell in love for their wedding since the campus and the winery are […]

June 14, 2022

Outdoor wedding ceremony at Prairie Moon Winery

Weddings

Reasons to Hire a Stylist for Your Photo Shoot

As an experienced photographer, you may say,” why do I need a stylist, I know how to set up a photo session!” Working with another creative can uplevel your final results by leaps! When more than one creative join their ideas and vision, the results are magic! A good stylist is a good listener, that […]

August 1, 2020

Behind the Scenes, Photo Shoots

THE MICRO WEDDING: How less is becoming more for modern couples

Elope: run away secretly to get married, especially without parental consent, as in: “later he eloped with one of the maids.” While this definition may have been relevant for the 16th-century bride, elopement weddings have come a long way, and are not just for those escaping condemnation, or running off to Vegas. Elopement weddings, also […]

May 16, 2020

Weddings

TOP TEN REASONS TO HIRE A PROFESSIONAL FLORIST FOR YOUR WEDDING

Are you wavering between a DIY (do it yourself) approach or hiring a professional florist for your wedding? There is so much more for you to consider than just the cost of the investment. Below, I have compiled the top ten reasons you should hire a professional. Number One:Testimonials You will be able to view […]

May 1, 2020

Weddings

IRISHMAN ACRES WEDDING: Des Moines, IA

Samantha and Kyle celebrated a wonderful holiday-themed wedding at Irishman Acres Venue in Bondurant, Iowa. All of the wonderful little details created a beautiful background for their special day and Lavender Blue Floral was so honored to be a part of the celebration. One of many little personal touches is the Christmas tree in a […]

February 15, 2020

Weddings

HOW TO PRESERVE YOUR WEDDING BOUQUET

Don’t Toss your Bouquet… Preserve it! After all the time and expense in selecting the perfect flowers for your wedding… don’t toss them, preserve them! Suspended In Time® will professionally preserve your bridal bouquet and other wedding memorabilia allowing those memories to be cherished for a lifetime. The Suspended In Time® drying and preservation process […]

February 3, 2020

Flower Care, Weddings

KATIE & ANDY’S WEDDING // Iowa Arboretum

DES MOINES GARDEN WEDDING Katie and Andrew celebrated their love story at a beautiful Iowa Botanical Center. It was one of our absolute Favorite weddings in 2019! Katie and Andrew incorporated their love of friends and family at their wedding. They worked hard to make it a celebration of everyone coming together! The carved wood […]

January 30, 2020

Weddings

Prom Time! // VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL // Des Moines

Proms in Iowa need to include more than just a great dress and a tux that matches. Prom flowers are a must for the student who wants to be noticed on a special night. High school is a time of discovery and adventure and there are just certain moments that call for the whole package! […]

January 18, 2020

Photo Shoots

SUNSET RIDGE BARN // Prole, IA

Chacha’s Confections created this cake and were one of the wedding vendors at the show this day. She was so friendly and I was excited to get to decorate the cake with floral for the photos! We placed different greenery and a burgundy accent flower around the yummy confection and Elizabeth (ChaCha) placed it on […]

January 15, 2020

Weddings