June 20, 2017

Recently Julie Sumeral of Pipervine photography and I wanted to collaborate on outdoor wedding inspiration  and decided on the shaded lakeside trail at Aldride Gardens.  Birmingham has so many beautiful outdoor settings for brides to choose on their wedding day but since I love garden settings , this public wedding venue was a perfect choice for our day ....

October 13, 2015

The  Stables of Russell Crossroads were the perfect rustic setting for Alex and Clay's teal and green southern  wedding.  The ceremony aisle, lined with flower filled mason jars, led to  the hydrangea flanked barn opening . Sweet peas, stock, peonies, roses, ranunculus and hydrangea combined for textural bouquets....

September 19, 2015

This spectacular November wedding at Russell Lands could not have been prettier. We loved designing and flowering to create Magens vision.  Heaven Hill was the ceremony setting and the view was  amazing. 

Vintage church  pews from  P.E.W.S. and the ceremony cross  were draped in smilax garland. We added more garland to the Russell Cross...

September 19, 2015

 When I first met Cierra , I knew our wedding planning time and her day would be joy filled. This girl radiates love to everyone she meets. Family and friends all worked to create  the day she carefully planned at a private home in Auburn Alabama. We were so honored to design,flower and style for her. Photos by r. guidry photography...

September 15, 2015


We loved designing, flowering and styling this sweet couples Auburn, Alabama wedding day!  From our first meeting with bride Julie, we knew this wedding would be a beautiful and classic day. Shabby chic, vintage style  and  a soft peach color palette  described her vision . We created the pretties classic bouquets of peach stock, garden roses and ranuncu...

September 8, 2015

 Meet Mr. and Mrs Truelove! and how can you not love working with   this couple ? It was a delight to help this so creative bride and her amazing parents plan and design their wedding vision at Auburn Alabamas gorgeous Moores Mill Club.

This boho wedding featured suspended florals, flowercrowns and streaming organic bouquets...

September 8, 2015

Hannah and Nick shared vows at a simple, elegant ceremony at Childrens Harbor Chapel.Hannah meticulously planned the details-- the lovely brides cake, homemade pies, Auburn grooms cake, lakeside reception, her simple flower crown and gorgeous table garlands.   I was  honored she chose Thorne and Thistle to flower,plan , style and provide coordin...

September 8, 2015

With fall in the air, I just  have to share a few images from an amazing  Fall 2014 editorial shoot.  I had the great pleasure to "design, flower and style" wedding vignettes at beautiful Sawtooth Plantation, a privately owned hunting preserve near  my hometown of Auburn Alabama. This was perfect opportunity for full cre...

September 5, 2015

We loved designing , flowering and styling  all of the days little details this gorgeous bride gave to us!  After planning Shannons vision ( she loves pink)  we used pink watercolored placecards to her  macaron favors,  smilax garland to the head table ,and hand dyed pink silk ribbons to her lush romantic bouquets  .Over 300 pink Sarah Bernhardt peonies c...

August 17, 2015

We were beyond thrilled to  serve as wedding planner and to flower  and style for Olivia and Chris Ngo's gorgeous Christ centered wedding day.  The ceremony took place under a custom wedding arbor at Auburns gorgeous  Moores Mill Club pavillion.   Thanks to the talented Candace Nelson for her gorgeous images of this...

May 13, 2015

This bride and groom are beautiful inside and out! . At the first planning meeting with her mother, this couples passion for dancing  at their wedding celebration needed to be top priority . The photos from their fun reception at the Auburn Arena proves this! We loved designing , flowering and styling the ceremony and reception for this joyfilled bride an...

February 19, 2015

We loved flowering, styling, designing  , and directing the wedding for  this fun and adorable Auburn couple. Peaches and mint were the inspiration for their wedding and Keisel Park was the perfect venue for their gorgeous southern style.  After providing the decor, out staff served as day of coordinators and director for this delightful family...

November 26, 2014

Sweet Emmie and Ryan's wedding is chock full of elegant details designed ( and made) by the talented bride and her mom. They carefully attended to the wedding planning for Graystone Hall at Piedmont Park -- the perfect venue for her vintage  silver accented, mint and purple color palette. We just added the flowers and some vintage elements...

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