april’s bouquet.

April 20, 2011
daffodils lined up
daffodils up close
april bouquet upclose
april bouquet
the funny thing about getting engaged is that suddenly everyone wants to know every detail of your pending nuptials. maybe this is not funny. maybe it is normal. but truth be told, james and i haven’t had much time to devote to planning. so, while we’re thrilled to be engaged, the ins and outs of the big day have definitely taken the back seat to things like, oh, finishing grad school and finding gainful employment. nary you fear, friends and family, we will get to planning soon enough.
in the meantime, all of the spring flowers popping up have gotten me dreaming about the kinds of flowers we might have. i’m hoping to do most of the flowers myself, so i’ve decided to test out a bouquet a month for the rest of the growing season. {no, we have not decided when we are getting married, but i’m pretty committed to having local flowers, so i’m thinking the bouquets might help us along}.  
april’s bouquet? why daffodils, of course.

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20 Comments

  • Reply caroline April 20, 2011 at 2:17 pm

    I love this idea!! can't wait to see more.

  • Reply Paper Heart Girl April 20, 2011 at 2:21 pm

    Beautiful flowers! I love the little April tie, so simple and pretty. The wedding is something to greatly look forward to!xxxx

  • Reply Caroline April 20, 2011 at 3:31 pm

    I love it! Also can't wait to see what is to come. These days I can't help but notice as each new leaf emerges and each new species begins to open their flowers. I'll post pictures of wildflowers as they bloom on my blog for added inspiration.

  • Reply the southern hostess April 20, 2011 at 3:34 pm

    Such a good idea! I can't wait to see a year's worth of flowers.

  • Reply Beth April 20, 2011 at 3:35 pm

    Breathtaking! Whenever you guys decide to tie the knot, it will be gorgeous. Bouquets make finishing grad school and job hunting better, too.

  • Reply Nicole Franzen April 20, 2011 at 3:45 pm

    beautiful! Love the daffodils

  • Reply lark + linen April 20, 2011 at 3:58 pm

    such a great idea to do the bouquets yourself. It will save you so much money all the while adding a personal touch! And clearly you have a knack for it. I look forward to seeing bouquets for the rest of the months to come!

  • Reply bigBANG studio April 20, 2011 at 4:10 pm

    Oh, I can smell them all the way from India!

    And although I'm quite late to the table, a huge CONGRATS on the engagement- that is so terribly exciting and I'm sending you huge hugs and well-wishes from many seas away. xoxo

  • Reply amy April 20, 2011 at 4:58 pm

    flowers are meant to be surrounded in love. what better place than a wedding!

    I love all of these images. I can feel the warmth of the flower, and the sweet scent.

    Wishing you sweet love!

    hope to hear from you*
    love amy ^.^
    http://www.amyflyingakite.com

  • Reply Bethany Susan April 20, 2011 at 5:00 pm

    congrats! and these are breathtaking.

  • Reply Steph April 20, 2011 at 5:00 pm

    That sounds like perfectly logical planning to me! Choose the month by your favorite bouquet!

  • Reply Mo Pie, Please April 20, 2011 at 5:25 pm

    Lovely arrangement! You're going to have fun picking out the flowers, trust me. It was one of my favorite parts even though I didn't do it myself.

  • Reply lady business. April 20, 2011 at 6:18 pm

    Those are lovely! We have lots of daffodils in Vancouver too.

  • Reply Rachel April 20, 2011 at 6:46 pm

    Such a great idea! I find that if you put off planning for at least a few months, people will stop asking you about it so much. : )

  • Reply christina April 20, 2011 at 9:48 pm

    very cute!!! but im not sure i can wait for a whole month for the next bouquet!! :PPPP
    kisses from athens, greece
    christina

  • Reply Alexa April 21, 2011 at 1:36 am

    I am new to your blog and I can't get enough! Your life is lovely.

  • Reply Kayla Poole April 21, 2011 at 11:18 pm

    love this idea, and especially that you want to do your own flowers for your beautiful day.

  • Reply Char April 23, 2011 at 2:51 am

    a beautiful bouquet

  • Reply earthtoholly April 25, 2011 at 3:21 pm

    Beautiful photos and congrats on the "pending nuptials." (My sister and I used to have fun with this phrase!)

  • Reply lynette April 28, 2011 at 2:50 pm

    so pretty. sweet job on the bouquet and the photos 🙂

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