From passionate elopements, to drastically pared-down pandemic guest lists, love always finds a way. Gorgeous & Green offers a Small Event Order option as a more economic choice for those seeking an intimate ceremony without sacrificing the romance of fresh flowers.
Bite sized wedding ceremonies can provide a special level of sweetness. Whittling your guest list has a cascading effect on the total budget for your wedding day.
A smaller venue, fewer plates of food, and fewer overall flowers gives you extra funds to put toward increasing the quality of your experience. Extra care can be spent on luxurious blooms for the bride, a decadent menu, or live entertainment. Your connection with your guests is also deepened, and you may even get to (gasp!) hang out with everyone!
- $800 minimum (the full service minimum is 6k)
- choose your color scheme
- send us up to 3 inspo pics
- order your items à la carte on the website
- pickup or inquire about delivery (setup not included)
Message in a bottle by G&G and crossed knot silverware rented from Classic
All for the magazine, Ceremony.
Sailor at heart,
This summer I provided the floral decor for a wedding at a ranch on Mt Diablo called Diablo Ranch, a rustic and very cow and cowboy location in the East Bay.
The bride really was the design force behind the tablescapes and style. Gorgeous and Green's take on bright, natural, eclectic and exuberant plant and flower life was a great match. With collected items from both her and my collection of vintage silver pieces and china, all the containers were reused vintage pieces that gave her tables a bohemian and bright version of Miss Havisham. (something named right away during our conversation about the wedding since I'm a fan of the book: Great Expectations) I used locally grown flowers, a lot of dahlias, celosia, passion flower, scabiosa flowers, lupine, sweet william and other flowers. The colors were a stunning mix of reds, pinks, oranges and plenty of greens.
all photos by JRotstenphotographer.com
In Local Green Love,
We've been busy at Gorgeous and Green with weddings, so I apologize up front for being behind on my posts! But, it does mean I have tons and tons of pics to share from events and designs we've been working on! Here's a few pictures from a wedding Gorgeous and Green provided floral decor for at Cornerstone Gardens in Sonoma in May (we worked with the coordinator Vera of Va de Vie Events) It was a wonderfully hot day. Luckily the flowers made it through the warm weather as we still had lots of late spring flowers and early summer flowers blooming in May. The colors were yellows and oranges with some pewter/grey accents, and lots of greens. We used a lot of locally grown icelandic poppies, crespedia, ranunculus, dusty miller and succulents. Here's a pic of the tent and some of the tablescapes.
The bathroom arrangement
While we were there setting up the decor, we ran into a few turkeys: Gobbles and Green, G&G
Here's a lovely set of pics from a Matt and Michaela's wedding that Gorgeous and Green provided sustainable floral decor for back in December, that featured a very vintage color scheme and a touch of snow.
We used muted greys, creams, pinks, lavender and blues for the flowers and greens and included lichen branches for a bit of added rustic vintage flair. The couple were married up at the Brazil Room in Berkeley's Tilden Park. We also did some lovely arrangements for the tables and ceremony space in mason jars and plenty of bouquets for the bridesmaids.
Lots of locally grown slightly pink and green kale, local grey lambsear, local lichen branches, sustainable blue thistle and sustainable freesia. Here's some close up shots of those flowers: Beautiful, vintage charm and frosty! In Green, Vintage Beauty and Health, G&G
Succulents in wedding decor have been a big deal the past few years, and airplants are also becoming popular. Luckily we carry many airplants here at the boutique, and we often have succulents too! In Green, Beauty and Health, G&G
This fall Gorgeous and Green provided the wedding party and reception flowers for a quaint wedding at Costanoa lodge in Pescadero, CA. The bride gave us a fairly loose idea of using local and seasonal flowers and branches, and we went with our own ideas. Take a look at some beautiful shots of the Costanoa grounds and the event designs.
In green and health, G&G