baby boy shower

 

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A few weeks ago we hosted a baby shower at the bouquet farm (Mama also had her wedding shower here a year ago).

We are already knew baby was going to be a boy but we wanted to keep things with a garden feel .. so this is what we came up with.

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The desert table was filled with some of the Mom’s favourites such as the cake from Reddy Made Cakes in Abbotsford, banana pudding (seriously so good and cute) and may I suggest a dessert chacuterie!

Lavender lemonade and peach sangria were the perfect drinks to quench your thirst on a hot afternoon.

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Everything turned out perfectly with a hint of boy and garden party.

 

Photo’s taken by @jadeynanneswanberg

 

~Adrienne


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I love waking up in the morning, grabbing my cup of coffee, sitting on the deck looking over the yard and flipping through inspiring floral or home décor books. Then while I’m still inspired and hyped up on coffee I get out into the garden to work and create flower arrangements. Here are a few books I’m wanting to add to my collection of pretty books to have around the house.

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  1. Floret Farm’s Cut Flower Garden
  2. Martha’s Flowers
  3. Pierre Joseph Redoute
  4. Charlotte Moss Garden Inspirations

 

Happy Reading!

~Adrienne

 

 

 

 


june blooms

How excited am I that things are starting to come into full bloom. There’s a lot of seeds still to come but I love designing with each season and letting my creativity do the work. Right now I’m still balancing between both locations (my parents where I was growing last year) and to my place where everything is first year. This lovely arrangement is displaying flowers from both locations such as hydrangeas (which are just peaking with colour), garden roses, poppies, astilbe, larkspur, ferns and nigella. 

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Enjoy!

~Adrienne

 

 


the flower basket

I don’t know about you but picking flowers with a pretty basket (and dress) is about as close to perfection as it comes.

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and lilacs are the perfect flower to start picking!

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I purchased this one from Canadian Tire for $24.99

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Canvas Tess Curved Storage Basket

I have been hunting for awhile so I will save you the work , here’s a few more options:

Fair Trade Ghana

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Seagrass Basket

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Oval Basket

 

Have fun finding your perfect basket!

~Adrienne

 


boho reception

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This was our first wedding we hosted at the bouquet farm and even though we are unsure if we will be hosting weddings we had to do this one as it’s family. This wedding was on Jan 1st and we were covered in snow and ice to make for the most beautiful setting.

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Of course we did the florals and décor. We used local winter greenery and supplemented with eucalyptus, protea, blush roses and accents of deep burgundy.

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stringed blub lights always create the perfect ambiance

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We used accent décor from Himmeli West Designs which added the perfect touch for the boho look. Check out their pieces here

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simple details

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Once again the talented Sharalee Prang Photography did the photo’s

Thanks for stopping by

~Adrienne

 



gathering’s

 

There is a special feeling about dining amongst the flowers with girlfriends. Holding your glass of wine and walking throughout the flower gardens and chit chatting in the most relaxed and enchanting atmosphere.

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Chacuterie, wine and dessert boards are the perfect recipe!

Contact us if you are interested in using our flower farm for small events.

photo’s by Michele from Whatdreamsmaybecome

~Adrienne

 

 

 

 

 


Looking back at 2017

I know we are new to the blog scene but I thought I would take a minute to recap the last year and how we started.

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It all started with a dream and a vision both my Mother and I had about a year ago and when we both spoke to each other about it we knew this is what we wanted to do. Our families moved to a very small little community in Yarrow B.C with lot’s of farming and growing opportunities and barns to go with it! Our families have a very strong growing and floral background and with creativity pouring out of our veins! We started seeding and planting in the spring of 2017 not knowing how things would turn out. We started off at a local farmers market and expanded to creating bouquets and arrangements for weddings and events. We have learned so much and looking forward to 2018 and all the plans we have to continue the growth of the bouquet farm.

~Adrienne



winter bridal shower

 

When winter comes to play in the season to host a shower it creates an easy theme. We kept things simple and fresh with the winter greenery and simple buffalo check to keep things festive.

The deserts have a rustic feel and were kept with the flavours of the season. (gingerbread, chocolate cake, black forest cake and simple vanilla. Plus a dutch classic, speculaas)

The main food was done chacuterie style in the heart of the Kitchen, where the woman gathered with lot’s of wine and good chats.

Photo’s by the talented @kimberly.gladman