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JORDAN & JEREMY’S WEDDING // Country Lane Lodge

Another Lavender Blue Bride! Jordan started making plans to marry her fiance, Jeremy, months before the event, and reached out to local vendors. They decided upon Country Lane Lodge, set amongst the trees in Adel Iowa. Jordan knew right away what her preferred color palette and style were going to be. She talked to Lavender […]

September 9, 2019

Weddings

MODERN STUDIO WEDDING // Des Moines, IA // PHOTO SHOOT

Des Moines Iowa holds many wonderful spaces to create a unique styled wedding shoot. And that is exactly what photographer Megan Taylor thought about when she started planning for this beautiful look. It came alive in a restored building in downtown Des Moines Iowa called The Studio at One Source All the beautiful elements were […]

June 19, 2019

Photo Shoots, Weddings

LAVENDER BLUE CLASS // Flower Crowns

Curious about what a flower crown making party looks like? Check out this party set up for her 2019 brides by Amelia Renee Photography! What a fun idea. She set up a “macaroon and mimosa” bar for the gals, complete with fresh fruit and macaroons from local La Mie. The girls mingled as they arrived, […]

April 16, 2019

Flower Care

FLOWER CROWNS // Des Moines, IA

“I would rather wear flowers in my hair than diamonds around my neck.” Iowa boasts some beautiful opportunities for displaying flower crown love, true to the signature style of Lavender Blue. We pride ourselves on being experts at pairing the best elements and accents to bring your vision to life, always sprinkled with a bit […]

April 16, 2019

Photo Shoots

PROM CORSAGES // Lavender Blue Floral

Prom will be here as soon as spring break is over, believe it or not! If you have your dress picked out, the next step is flowers. Lavender Blue Floral Artistry offers a variety of options for local Des Moines high school prom attendees. Keep on reading to hear about our fun and unique corsage […]

March 18, 2019

Flower Care

BOHO DOWNTOWN WEDDING SHOOT // Des Moines, IA

Bohemian Rhapsody should have been playing over the speakers during this fun photoshoot in downtown Des Moines! Photographer Riley Glenn and Lavender Blue were dreaming in color for weeks about their latest adventure into the world of macrame accents and peacock chairs, still just as funky as when this look was first popular in the ‘70s. […]

January 21, 2019

Photo Shoots

AIRPORT ELOPEMENT // Wedding Photo Shoot

Have you ever considered just running off to get married in an exotic location? You could even skip the location and just elope in an adventurous airport wedding! That’s exactly what we did. Sarah Beals, the owner of a custom dress design company, Dame and Maiden in Des Moines, created the concept for this shoot. […]

December 12, 2018

Photo Shoots

COUNTRY LANE LODGE // Wedding

Just outside the metro of Des Moines sits a quiet plot of land. Wild turkeys and curious deer roam the nearby woods and stream, peeking in on the wedding venue of Country Lane Lodge. Perhaps they wish to be invited to this bridal brunch, seeking out their own personal princess to befriend? Inside the warm […]

November 7, 2018

Photo Shoots

RACHEL & TYLER’S WEDDING // Country Lane Lodge

Rachel and Tyler are perfect for each other! They each bring unique qualities to the proverbial table (one easy example is their nationality— Tyler is Canadian, Rachel is American!) but they share a kindness that will take them far in life, together! Their wedding was held just outside Des Moines, at the Country Lane Lodge […]

September 12, 2018

Weddings

ROMANTIC ROAD TRIP ELOPEMENT // Iowa Floral // PHOTOSHOOT

Des Moines photographer, Raelyn Ramey led our tribe of local vendors on a journey through parts of Iowa to create this road trip wedding. We followed in eager anticipation, knowing that she would fearlessly lead us on a grand adventure… the memories of that day would be etched in my mind, stirring up many thoughts […]

September 4, 2018

Photo Shoots