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We Rocked at Design Appetit

Last week, we told you all about the newest event in OKC called Design Appetit and now we’re excited to tell you we won! Our Rock Revolution theme totally rocked { pun completely intended! } and took home People’s Choice this past weekend. Team Fleuriste had a blast working with Eventures, Toucan Productions and other great OKC vendors putting this vignette together. Thanks to everyone who attended and voted for us! And a big congratulations to Focus at Home – the benefactor and real winner of this event!
Rock Revolution | Team Fleuriste

Rock Revolution | Team Fleuriste

Rock Revolution | Team Fleuriste

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Guide to Organic Glamour

Ever wonder what it takes to create an incredible and unforgettable wedding?  Well…let us break it down for you!

First: It takes a pretty special client to grant us an all-access pass to transform their private estate into a glamorous organic wedding bash.

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Second: You’ll need a genuine love for “over-the-top” and all things organic.

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Third: Add an extremely creative and fearless floral crew!

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And the rest is all in the details!

Think…

A flowing lucite sculpture dripping with more orchids than you could count…

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A wedding cake suspended over the dance floor {now that’s having your cake and eating it too!}…

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Dinner under enchanting floral chandeliers {did we mention there were five?}…

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And that’s just a start to the jaw-dropping aspects of this spectacular affair. Love this concept? Want to see more? You know you do. See the finished product here!

photos courtesy of Traina Photography   video courtesy of Von Wedding Films   all rights reserved

wedding planner The Wedding Belle   venue Private Residence

rentals Marianne’s Rentals   lighting Innovative Event Solutions   cake Michelle Handy

reception entertainment Dave and the Wavetones

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Ready to Rock at Design Appetit

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Next week, OKC is going to have one of the most unique, inventive and tastiest events it’s ever seen. Team Fleuriste is excited to announce that we’ll be participating in Design Appetit!

Design Appetit is a design competition where architecture + interiors + art + food collide for a unique experience.  The event will be held at the Cox Convention Center Exhibit Halls Thursday, March 31 through Saturday, April 2.  The competition benefits Focus on Home, an organization whose mission is to serve families in need by providing the means for a dignified home by creating a clearer path towards a stronger future.

The Fleuriste will be partnering with EventuresToucan Productions and other industry leaders to design a space that will deliver a high end, one-of-a-kind, rock and roll experience for dining guests and public viewing alike. With featured greats like Elton John, Gene Simmons and more, the Rock Revolution theme will be abundant.  From the furnishings to the floral, and from the lights to the sounds, it will be music to the ears for those who take it all in.

In addition, Kelsey Majors will give her take on the theme with a timeless and modern menu selection sure to delight any rock and roll fan’s appetite! Kelsey is a native Oklahoman who grew up with an early love for food and cooking. She started her culinary career in 2003 at Sea Island Golf Resorts in St. Simon’s Island, Georgia. She moved back home in 2008 and began working as a Sous Chef at Belmar Golf and Country Club. In 2011 she became the private chef for a local celebrity and in 2014, offered the position of Executive Chef at Belmar. We are excited to partner with Kelsey and see what she creates for this exciting event!

Are you ready to rock? Click Here to Purchase Your Design Appetit Tickets

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An Evening With Team Fleuriste

Have you heard the buzz about Flower School? Our classes are selling out faster than we can add them to the schedule! If you’ve been interested in taking a class but don’t know what to expect, here is a glimpse into an evening with Team Fleuriste…

We have such a passion for what we do and we love to share that with others! Once a month, the public is invited to sign up online and learn all about the history of flowers as well as the best ways to style them.

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Food, drink and plenty of friendly smiles greet you when you show up to Flower School! Need some encouragement to keep you motivated? Our wine fairies will help you! We offer a very casual and relaxed environment to make sure you are comfortable and stay confident throughout the evening.

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George, our Master Florist, starts the evening by taking you step-by-step through the arrangement he has created. Tips, tricks and little facts about each flower are shared as he creates a masterpiece in front of the class!

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Once he has explained the night’s featured style, its time for the class to start creating! Working at your own pace, you’ll recreate what George has showed the class. Don’t worry – members of Team Fleuriste will be on hand to help you remember things like “How short should I cut this?” or “Where should I put this flower?”

The Fleuriste Floral Class

You’ll love talking to other class students as you bond over a new technique or new type of flower…you might even run in to a distant cousin or long-lost friend from childhood! (Both have happened here!)

The Fleuriste Floral Class

And finally, at the end of the night, you’ll have your completed arrangement and feel like a million bucks. Taking home your creation is a point of pride – amaze your friends and family with your new skills! To show off before you leave, we invite each student to take a picture in front our barn door. You’ll definitely want to be on our Wall of Fame!

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To experience an evening with Team Fleuriste, sign up online! To see more reviews on this class and hear from former students, check out these Yelp reviews.

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Romantic Blush Nuptials

Prepare yourself to go crazy for these romantic blush nuptials on our blog today! The gorgeous pink color palette, classic style and country club reception are everything a summer bride could want. The stunning couple married at the family’s church and held their reception at the Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club.

Callie carried a timeless cascading bouquet featuring orchids and peonies. Yes, we definitely made peonies in August possible for this special bride! Guests were cooled down from the hot August afternoon with an ice bar that featured a dramatic floral chandelier hanging above it. (Calla lilies for Callie, anyone?) They dined in the country club’s ball room where all eyes were on the stunning head table! Later in the evening, the couple shared their first dance under a suspended garden of flowers and greenery.

Callie and Matthew’s big day was captured beautifully by Ace Cuevo Photography. Be sure to check out the gallery for more incredible images, as well as a full list of vendors!

A gorgeous head table for a stunning couple, courtesy of The Fleuriste in OKC!

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Demystifying Floral Costs

The new year is always a fresh start to the year and to those who recently got engaged, its also time to start planning your wedding!

The Fleuriste is here to help you recognize your floral vision! No bride is the same which means no wedding will be the same. Team Fleuriste will walk you through this exciting time of planning your dream wedding. We want to create that take your breath away moment when you walk in!

To get started, complete this form. It not only helps us know what you’re expecting, but it will help you think about what you want!

We also suggest reading this article from Style Me Pretty. We think it is pretty great and will help you consider what you’re paying for on your big day!

xo,

Team Fleuriste

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Southern Chic

Strap on your boots for Halle & Steve’s rustic, yet charming ranch wedding filled with personal touches from head to toe! Stroud, OK, provided the perfect setting for a wedding styled in southern flair and vintage accents. A one-of-a-kind, awe-inspiring – and truly breathtaking! – floral chandelier created with Eremerus, Curly Willow, Wild Smilax, Amaranthus and other wild flowers hung as the centerpiece of the ceremony.

The reception left no detail unturned: from floral adorned wine barrels at the barn’s entrance to nostalgic photos of the couple’s family, a wagon wheel inspired cake to centerpieces designed in antique french pails and vintage dough bowls.  A unique, bold wall draped in greenery framed the dais and created the perfect backdrop for the new “Mr. & Mrs.”  And no reception would be complete without a floral adorned wagon wheel chandelier, where the bride and groom danced the night away.

From the buffalo sculpture to the bride’s cowboy boots, this wedding was 100% made in Oklahoma and full of southern charm! Cheers to the happy couple!

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Venue: Tatanka Ranch / Wedding Planner: Robyn Martin – The Wedding Belle / Photographer: Traina Photography / Lighting: IES / Catering: Cheever’s Catering / Rentals: Marianne’s Rentals

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Rise to the Occasion

We dare you to find something wrong with Kurt Fleischfresser’s innovative and breathtaking 50th floor event space at Vast – V2. Fleischfresser, the new Director and Executive Chef for the space, brought in a team of experts to completely revive and redefine the feeling, design and cuisine (as you can see below)! The Fleuriste participated in the decor of 4 rooms, 4 different concepts, and 1 great collaborative effort to show it all off!

The Infinity Room – Perfectly decorated by Judy Lehmbeck Bridal & Party to highlight this elegant reception space, the flowers were selected to enhance the colors of the linens and extravagant cake (which included just the right amount of bling).

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Design: Judy Lehmbeck Bridal & Party (405.630.5453) / Cake: Mishelle Handy Cakes / Linens: Marianne’s Rentals

The Skylight Room – With clean lines and a hint of masculinity, Leslie Herring Events went with the “less is more” approach when painting this canvas.

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Design: Leslie Herring Events / Rentals: Mood Party Rentals

Sports Lounge – Succulents and birch logs accented the new hot spot for all your sporting action. Thunder game from 50-stories up? Yes please!

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Chefs Private Dining Room – By far the “pièce de résistance” of V2, Chef Fleischfresser’s heart and soul lie in this room where he will create his most delectable epicurean delights for the most discriminating of clients. We were so inspired we went wild with an edible floral centerpiece filled with hydrangeas, herbs and orchids. New menu item perhaps?

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Thanks for letting us play!

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A Celebration of Friends

A party was recently thrown with an innovative idea, why throw a surprise party for one person? Invite friends and surprise them with the reveal that the celebration is about them and the amazing friendship they have shared with you! That is exactly what a client recently did, Carolyn utilized the experienced and talented Bea Penhall of About Last Night Events. Together they sought out the best and skillfully displayed Carolyn’s great taste for design and decor by putting together an amazing event at the Terrace room of the Colcord Hotel. The event design included- Gold linens, gold Chivari Chairs swagged in fabric with a a glittery broach, Crystal with gold Chargers had napkins folded elegantly with a Vanda Orchid tucked within that adorned every place setting (rentals provided by the ever trendy- Mariannes Rentals). Flowers consisted of rare and chic Vanda Orchids, purple Prado mini calla lilies, purple Hydrangea from the Netherlands, Clematis, Hellebores, Pincushion Protea, Purple Haze Roses and Golden Hued Garden Roses. Swoon over the photos of the decor from this fabulous affair.
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