Floral Design

GREENERY, TEXTURED PATTERNS, AND PRETTY PURPLE HUES: 2018 WEDDING TRENDS

I confess…It’s been a while since B.Mingled has blogged. The past year of 2017 has brought us the excitement of babies, parenting, new homes, and crazy 2017 business adventures. Social media has been low on the priority list, but with a little outside encouragement (my website manager told me I HAVE to get a better…

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PINTEREST WORTHY WEDDING TRENDS FOR 2016

Let me start off by saying I am SUPER excited for the out-of the box wedding trends for 2016! We would be here all day if I told you about all of them, so instead, I selected 4 of the trends that I think will be the most “Pinterest worthy” this wedding season. Unique Sweet…

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FOR THE LOVE OF WINE & CHOCOLATE: VALENTINE’S DAY 2016

We love wine and chocolate…the “we” meaning the whole B.Mingled crew. I don’t know any of us who have turned down an offering of either. By themselves, or paired together for a perfect marriage of taste, we predict there are many others in the NOVA area who feel the exact same way. With Valentine’s Day…

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“EMBRACING NATURE TO CENTER YOUR LIFE”

In November, I was given the profound opportunity to travel to Kyoto, Japan to take a private Hana-Isho Ikebana class with Master Kimiko Yamamoto. Ikebana is the art of Japanese flower arrangement. Most Ikebana style arrangements are created from materials in your garden. Items that you find while walking in the woods and ultimately through “being one” with nature.…

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B.MINGLED HOLIDAY “SIP & SING”

This past Friday, B.Mingled Weddings and Events hosted it’s first ever Holiday Sip and Sing! What is a Sip and Sing you might ask??…..only one of the most enjoyable ways to ring in the holiday season with friends and family. As a singer, I have always been accustomed to going to events where singing and performing are involved, but…

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THREE PRETTY FLORAL DESIGNS: KEEPING IT SIMPLE

Sometimes the best designs in life are the simple ones. This holds true for many things, but especially flowers. Pretty colors, fragrant petals, and low maintenance…we like it! We have picked 3 simple designs to implement in your home, make & give as gifts, or to use to decorate for a special occasion. Better Homes…

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FRIDAY- ECO CHIC

B.Mingled Wedding Week 2014 Friday – Cake topper Today I want to share our design twist on a wooden peg “couple” used as a wedding cake topper. While I was looking for inspiration for our Eco-Chic Wedding Photoshoot for http://www.thedcladies.com/ , I found a couple of old doilies that I crochet years ago and decided to use…

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THURSDAY- ECO CHIC WEDDING WEEK

B.Mingled Wedding Week 2014 Thursday – Attention to details. At B.Mingled we always focus on the details. We never miss an opportunity to design creatively distinct and interesting pieces to impress guests and make an event one to remember. Once we were done with the overall design (for our featured Eco-Chic wedding photoshoot), color scheme,…

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B.MINGLED WEDDING WEEK-TUESDAY

B.Mingled Wedding Week 2014 Tuesday – Paper, Paper, Paper! How many of you have a pile of brown wrapping paper and a bunch of paper towel rolls waiting to go to the recycling bin? Inspired by the idea of recycling, reusing and repurposing, we decided to use those “abundant” materials and make something pretty for our…

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B.Mingled Wedding Week 2014

We decided to dedicate this week’s blog entries to the recent photoshoot we did for our friends, The DC Ladies, and to share some of the behind the scenes of the designing process. This week will showcase our inspiration for an Eco-Chic Wedding. Monday: Home Renovation Projects Transform Into Elements of a Wedding Reception Sometimes all you need…

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