Friday, October 30, 2015

Elizabeth's Mondern-Victorian Floral Heirloom ~

Elizabeth brought these two bouquets to me, with a desire to bring them
both together into one large custom piece of heirloom art.

Elizabeth's Bridal Bouquet, of Red Roses, Rose Buds, 
Gomphrena and Sawtooth Leaves
Floral Design by: F2 Floral, Austin, TX 

 Table Arrangement of Calla's, Roses, Trick Carnations,
Pin Cushion Protea, Cabbage, Sawtooth Leaves
and various other beauties!

Floral Design by: F2 Florals of Austin, TX

 The Floral Heirloom measures 12" x 36" and is
in a custom frame and mounted on a shimmery gold background.
The fun, whimsical hearts were found down inside the
red roses!

Custom Frame by: Fast Frame of Austin, TX

 Closer view of the top of the art.

Closer view of the center of the art

Closer View of the bottom of the art.
Thank you, Elizabeth, for the pleasure of preserving your
wedding flowers!  ~Annie, Pressed Garden

All Pressed Flower Art by: Annie Fentz Smith ~ Pressed Garden, LLC, Austin, TX 

Monday, October 26, 2015

In Loving Memory of Cole, a Son and Brother, Taken Too Soon...

"It's been a long day without you, my friend, 
and I'll tell you all about it when I see you again. 
We've come a long way from where we began 
and I'll tell you all about it when I see you again". 
A mix of flowers were selected from the memorial service
and shipped to Pressed Garden.

Lilies, Roses, Carnations, Gerbera Daisy, Spider Mums
Hashimoto Asters, Blue Delphinium Ferns, Alstromeria
Rose Buds, Purple and Green Hydrangea
are arranged around this beautiful poem.
11x14" ~ Light Gray Background ~ Barnwood Frame
Poem and Calligraphy by ADE Prints  

Necklace made from White Rose Buds, Red Gerbera Daisy
Purple Hydrangea, Fern Leaf, Sunflower,
Green Hydrangea and a 
Heart-Shaped Red Rose Petal, found down inside a Rose.

 White Lily, Sunflower, Red Roses, Blue Delphinium
Yellow Rose Buds, Green Spider Mum, Asters,
Green and Purple Hydrangeas, White Carnations
and a little touch of Fern.
Pressed Flower Art arranged on an ivory background
and in an 8x10" walnut frame.

White Rose Petal Pendant
Purple Hydrangea and Red Rose Petal Heart Charms
Thank you so much for allowing me to be a part of your story.
It is truly an honor...
~Annie, Pressed Garden 

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Cassandra's Purple Anemone's!

Cassandra's Gorgeous Bridal Bouquet of
Deep Purple Anemone's, Ripe Hypericum Berries,
White Baby's Breath, a Hint of White Hydrangea and
Greens Trailing Down! 

Floral Design by: Bachman's of Minneapolis, MN 

Pressed Garden pressed and preserved Cassandra's Bouquet
on an Ivory background and in an 11x14" Oval Silver Frame

 Thank you, Cassandra, for the pleasure of preserving one of my favorite flowers, Purple Anemone! 
~ Annie, Pressed Garden 

All Pressed Flower Floral Preservation Art by: Pressed Garden, LLC, Austin, TX