Local grown bouquets, mini sized by Gorgeous and Green

Boutique Update #3: Little bittie bouquets and Seasonal Calendars

More updates on merchandise in the boutique including little bittie bouquets for $11, new YAC calendars and VOZ bangles.
Sweetheart table arrangement in yellows and green by Gorgeous and Green for Mill Valley Outdoor Art Club wedding

More of a Spring wedding in cream, yellow and plum

A continuation of the photos of the yellow, cream and plum wedding at the Mill Valley Outdoor Art Club.
Simple boutonnieres with a french garden feel by Gorgeous and Green

Some Gorgeous and Green Boutonnieres

This past fall we had quite a few lovely weddings, and that means many boutonnieres! Here are a few pics of my favorite boutonnieres:

Various golden yellow boutonnieres by Gorgeous and Green for a wedding at Marin Headlands

from a fun fall wedding in Sausalito

french wildflower boutonnieres for a photoshoot with a and b creative

french garden bouts for a shoot with A&B Creative

various boutonnieres for a wedding by Gorgeous and green, 20 in all!

20 Boutonnieres and every boutonniere was different!


Mossy dianthus for a boutonniere by Gorgeous and Green, wedding in the Redwoods

mossy boutonnieres for a local wedding

A simple calla boutonniere with spanish moss by Gorgeous and Green, for a wedding in Santa Cruz

Spanish moss boutonnieres for a wedding in Moss Beach!

Boutonnieres are fun, and can be a creative way to add color and texture. In Locally Grown and Green, G&G PS: If you are in the market for Wedding floral decor this year and still haven't booked, please contact us ASAP!  We are doing a limited number of weddings this year, so don't delay.  We are having a booking special for remaining dates in 2013.  No delivery fee on local wedding decor budgets over $3,000. (within a 75 mile radius)
small bridal bouquet with grevillia by Gorgeous and Green

A unique Coral and Peach bouquet by Gorgeous and Green

This summer I provided some floral pieces for a local wedding using local and organically grown flowers and blooms. Here is a picture of the beautiful bridal bouquet featuring local/organic grevillia from Oakland, local dahlias and local garden roses in peaches, coral, gold and brown tones. Romantic, interesting textures and beautiful!

grevillia bouquet by Gorgeous and Green


local grown in Boise and foraged arrangement for a memorial by Gorgeous and Green

Flowers I collected in Boise

A few months ago I ventured to Boise, Idaho for a memorial service for a special member of my husband's family.  I offered to help provide floral decor for the service and reception.  Since my husband, my mother in law and myself are  local and organic enthusiasts....  and in keeping with my business ethic from Gorgeous and Green, I collected flowers from a few local friends' gardens in Boise.

Me, Pilar Zuniga foraging for blooms and foliage in a friend's garden in Boise

My mother in law has a friend who has a beautiful garden in her back yard featuring low-water plants and edibles.  

Boise garden where Gorgeous and Green foraged for arrangements

Boise Garden with amazing local grown blooms and foliage for cutting by Gorgeous and Green

She also has a giant dog, who is also fond of the beautiful garden.

Giant dog and gardener is Boise who let me forage for flowers

From her garden I collected onion flowers, grasses, yarrow, beards, chamomile and sweet peas.   We were also allowed to collect and take home tons of fresh raspberries from her vines.  Lovely.

fun garden design in Boise, keeping away the birds

wild raspberry I foraged in Boise for an event

It was super hot there, so the local roses in her neighbor's yard were few, but I managed to sneek a few in along with some day lilies.  Here are the finished arrangements:  (no floral foam in any of these of course)

small arrangement by Gorgeous and Green for a memorial using Boise grown foliage and blooms

arrangement of local grown Boise Idaho flowers and foraged foliage by Gorgeous and Green

Local grown and foraged flowers in Boise for a memorial

Memorial services are bittersweet, and although there is a lot of sadness, it was a beautiful time to get together with family and friends and offer support.

In Green and Local Beauty, G&G

tropical cabbage arrangement for a local farm to table restaurant in berkeley by gorgeous and green

Gorgeous and Green's Tropical Cabbage

I wouldn't usually put cabbage and tropical in the same sentence. Here's a pic of a lush tropical arrangement Gorgeous and Green created for a local restaurant, featuring organic and local cabbage, local roses and local birds of paradise.  Very bright and  festive.

cabbage leaves and tropical flowers by Gorgeous and Green for a local restaurant

In local and sometimes edible fun, G&G

Berkeley office arrangement by Gorgeous and Green

Business flowers by Gorgeous and Green

Here are a couple of pics of some arrangements Gorgeous and Green has done for local East Bay businesses who are committed to local and sustainable practices and materials.

rustic bronze arrangement by Gorgeous and Green for a local business office in Berkeley

A rustic and branchy arrangement for a local Berkeley Office

long lasting office arrangement for a local berkeley office by Gorgeous and Green

A long-lasting arrangement, this is what it looked like one week after drop-off!

In Green, local businesses and beauty,


Calla and artichoke restaurant arrangement by Gorgeous and Green

G&G decor at Origen in April

I would like to continue sharing what Gorgeous and Green does at Origen restaurant in Berkeley, so here are a few more pics from my phone.  This week I tried to incorporate the local white calla lilies, that we've been getting from a local organic grower in Oakland, lovely local blooming camelia branches and some ornamental artichokes, since it is a restaurant! Here are two arrangements, one for the bar and a larger more branchy one for the main dining room:

calla and artichoke arrangement for local farm to table restaurant in Berkeley

Large dining room arrangement for local restaurant in Berkeley by Gorgeous and Green

Sorry it's a little fuzzy!

In Green and Local Beauty,

Gorgeous and Green

Revival's flowers July 20th 2011

This week at Revival bar and kitchen, the flower arrangements Gorgeous and Green created included some bright protea and local berries.  Here are a few pictures of the week's arrangements.


The host table has one yellow pincusion in a vintage candlewick drinking glass.


The Large French bucket in the back is stacked with bushy branches and some bright organic and local sunflowers.


The vintage vase (my favorite vase) has some pink protea and lovely local amaranth, organic bells of ireland and local branches and berries.  

  In green and health, G&G

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