Samantha and Zachary were originally set to get married August of 2020, but due to Covid restrictions they decided to postpone until April 2021. Sometimes second options are not as great, but in this case it was absolutely a blessing! This spring day in April was beautiful and sunny, and an outsider looking in on […]

Spring Wedding at Yonah Mountain Vineyard

July 21, 2021

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I’ve always loved having family photos taken, and as our kids get older it becomes even more special (and a bit more chaotic). This spring we were honored to have our friend Megan Wallach capture our family. The blossoming trees were perfection, and Cooper and Emmie had so much fun playing in the falling petals. […]

June 29, 2021

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This summer wedding was what my floral (and client!) dreams are made of. Mary Claire was originally planning to marry Philip in May 2020, but Covid had other plans. They postponed to August, and it couldn’t have been any more perfect! Despite switching from a spring wedding to a summer wedding, we were able to […]

Summer Garden Wedding at Sugarloaf Country Club

June 24, 2021

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Mother’s Day is May 9th, so it’s time to get our pre-orders in for beautiful farm-fresh bouquets! This year, we will be selecting the most beautiful blooms from our favorite local farms, with additional specialty flowers ordered from our local wholesaler. Preorders will be open until April 30th or until we reach out maximum on […]

April 12, 2021

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March 31, 2021

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This is the most-asked question about my life, by far. It’s actually a really amazing story that only God could have orchestrated long before it was a thought in my mind. Every time it is asked, my eyes light up and I usually say something like “hold on tight and grab a cup of coffee […]

March 31, 2021

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The instant I met Christine and her mom, Mary, I knew our floral-planning journey would be a sweet one. They met me with an abundance of kindness, excitement, and ideas that were beyond beautiful. Originally, Christine and Jonathan were to be married at one of my favorite venues: Montaluce Winery in Dahlonega. We had planned […]

Romantic Wedding in the Bride’s Childhood Home | Atlanta

March 9, 2021

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It is that time again, friends! Easter is upon us, and pre-orders are now open. Whether you will be gathering with friends and family this Easter or keeping it small, let’s dress up your table with beautiful spring blooms. Pre-order your Easter arrangement below by March 23rd. T H E   D E T A I […]

March 1, 2021

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Like so many others, Emily and George’s wedding plans were disrupted due to the coronavirus. When we initially began planning florals for their wedding back in January 2020, it was to take place in Athens, Georgia with all of their friends and family. Four months before their wedding day, they made the difficult decision to […]

Fall Wedding in Nashville | The Cordelle

February 12, 2021

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February 9, 2021

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Lucky you! You have a beautiful floral arrangement to take care of, and now you’re wondering how to keep it fresh and pretty for as long as possible. There’s a myth floating around that flowers fade quickly and don’t last. While they don’t last forever, you can make them last much longer than just a […]

How to Extend the Life of a Floral Arrangement

February 9, 2021

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I am excited to offer hand-tied bouquets for Valentine’s Day 2021! This year, beautiful flowers in muted pastel tones will fill the Gold & Bloom studio. Share some joy with your loved one, neighbor, friend, mother, your child’s teacher, or even for yourself. Not only will you have two different sizes to choose from, each […]

January 26, 2021

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We are so happy you’re interested in our monthly flower subscription! Now more than ever we are all spending more time at home, and having fresh florals in your home every month will help usher in joy and beauty. It will be my honor to design for you every month. Each month, you will receive […]

Monthly Flower Subscriptions | Gold & Bloom

January 16, 2021

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We are always finding new ways to serve our clients better, and we have a few new offerings for our clients! We have always offered gauze runners, lanterns, candles, vases, “Mr and Mrs” chair signs, and pedestals for rent. Starting in 2021, we will begin offering the following items: NEW RENTALS Velvet linens for accent […]

January 11, 2021

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Receptions are always such a fun celebration, and due to covid it is the area that required the most change. Most of our couples needed to downsize their wedding guest count, which made us need to look at our design plan and make some adjustments. What I noticed this year is that due to some […]

Best Reception Details 2020

December 31, 2020

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There were so many changes this year with wedding days including guest-count, color palette, the wedding date, and even the city/state. It’s been quite the wild ride. This made seeing my couples finally say their vows even more special than ever. In a year of such uncertainty, love prevails. It has been a blessing and […]

December 30, 2020

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The bridal bouquet says a lot about a wedding day. Not only does it reflect the mood, tone, and style of the wedding day, it should reflect the couple. It always gives me butterflies when I am about to present it to the bride, and it never fails to be the sweetest moment of the […]

Best Bouquets of 2020

December 28, 2020

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At the beginning of 2020, I posted on Instagram that I believed this year would be a year of growth. Well, it was that and more! Initially when Covid hit, we did experience a standstill just like everyone else. Thankfully our wedding season picked back up in July and we have been busy ever since. […]

November 18, 2020

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Earlier this week I shared photos from a quick silhouette project, and received so many comments and messages asking how to do it. So here we are! When it comes to projects nowadays, they have to be cheap and fast. I can’t spend hours or lots of money on materials for a DIY, and I’m […]

DIY Silhouette Art

August 20, 2020

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Hello my flower friends! I am so excited to begin offering small group floral workshops again. Flowers are obviously a true love of mine, and teaching is as well. I’ve found that teaching floral arranging and design brings me so much peace and joy, and I’ve missed it so much! The last workshop I held […]

July 23, 2020

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5 years ago, I took the big step in starting my own business. Although so much has changed in 5 years, the heart inside Gold & Bloom remains the same–to bring joy to others and to glorify God in all that is done here. Year five has proven to be a challenge with our current […]

Gold & Bloom is 5!

July 2, 2020

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Anna and Jammy got married on a warm and bright Sunday in the fall. From the beginning of the floral planning process, Anna was excited about the flowers. She loved texture, rich autumnal hues, and unexpected floral elements. She also really trusted me, which makes for a really creative and positive experience for everyone. Anna […]

April 24, 2020

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Gold & Bloom is FIVE this year, and it’s our first time offering Mother’s Day bouquets. Usually we are busy with May weddings, but since they have been postponed due to the Coronavirus, we are choosing to get a little creative with our offerings. If you are interested in purchasing a Mother’s Day hand-tied bouquet, […]

Mother’s Day Bouquets | Pre Orders

April 16, 2020

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April 11, 2020

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  Update 4/1/2020: We are no longer taking orders for delivery or pickup until this virus gets under control. The safety and well-being of us, our families, and our community (that’s you!) is our highest priority. Stay safe and stay home, friends.  Friends, I’m asking for your help. Due to the current crisis, the flower […]

“Brighten My Day” Floral Arrangements

March 23, 2020

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Dear friends, As you know, we are experiencing a true emergency due to the pandemic caused by COVID-19. It is a serious concern as it continues to spread and change lives across the globe. I come to you today to let you know I am here, thinking of you and your families, and praying for […]

March 19, 2020

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It was a beautiful summer day in August with clear skies and a slight breeze–a perfect day for Cara and David to say “I do”. After many months of planning, hours upon hours of work and dedication, they were finally married at Peachtree Christian Church. Afterward, their guests enjoyed dinner and dancing at the stunning […]

Summer Wedding | Biltmore Ballrooms Atlanta

January 13, 2020

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The bridal bouquet is easily my favorite aspect of the floral design day. I spend a lot of time with that bad boy–designing it, photographing it, holding it in my lap while we drive…There is always a sigh of relief when I’ve finally handed it over to the bride. And my most cherished part of […]

January 8, 2020

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Mary Carter and Brent are married! It was a beautiful autumn day, and even though the weather wasn’t perfect, the smiles never faded from their faces. After all, it was their wedding day. The day they had been planning for such a long time, and it was finally here. I’m so happy for these two […]

Fall Wedding at White Oaks Barn

December 13, 2019

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What I loved most about Jessica and Thomas’s wedding day was their relaxed and joyful attitudes, solely focused on getting married and celebrating with their friends and family. Although their outdoor ceremony had to be moved inside due to rain, they didn’t skip a beat and the smiles never left their faces. Their day was […]

August 21, 2019

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In May, we welcomed our daughter into this world–Emelia “Emmie” James.  She’s so tiny and sweet…we just love her! Please be patient with us as our summer hours are a little different as we are adjusting to our new life as a family of four. It may take a couple of extra days for a […]

Emelia James is Here!

June 13, 2019

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Whew, it’s been a while since I’ve really sat down and written what was on my heart. Many of you may not know, but before I started Gold & Bloom, I was a blogger…for over six years! That chapter closed when Gold & Bloom began, but I still had hopes of keeping up this floral […]

July 24, 2018

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This dream of a wedding was so fun, laid back and that’s all thanks to the sweet bride Kelsey! Together we built this beautiful plan for a summer garden wedding inside of a historic courthouse in Decatur. The bright blooms and greenery contrasted so beautifully with the white marble walls of the venue. It truly […]

Summer Garden Wedding Florals

July 20, 2018

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Yunhwa and James chose to have their wedding in Piedmont Park, located in the heart of Atlanta. Piedmont Park is a beautiful (and huge!) park that I’ve visited countless times before, but never for a wedding!  It was so much fun designing for Yunhwa and her family, and these photos truly captured the joy from […]

July 2, 2016

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Michelle and I first started planning her flowers last fall, so when her May wedding day finally arrived it was a bit surreal! Her and Bryan chose a gorgeous country club in Atlanta: The Capital City Club. It has beautiful gardens, views of the rolling golf-course, and of course the castle-like building is to die […]

Latest Blooms: A Country Club Wedding

June 23, 2016

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Lamar and I will be celebrating our third wedding anniversary in….Charleston! We will be traveling there later this month, We couldn’t be more excited and ready to be there already! I visited Charleston for the first time last year with my best friend, and we had the greatest time exploring and eating all the good […]

June 8, 2016

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It was probably the windiest days of all days in the north Georgia mountains, but it was also one of the most gorgeous days! Jeanice and Rob got married at White Oaks Barn in Dahlonega, Georgia. Their entire wedding was very nature-inspired with moss accents, outdoor ceremony, and lots of flowers and greens! Jeanice even […]

Latest Blooms: White Oaks Barn Wedding

June 2, 2016

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Happy June! It’s an exciting day over here, because I’m officially on summer break! Today is my last day of school before the summer, and I can hardly wait to relax, focus on flowers, and have more time to spend with family and friends. This month we have three big weddings, and we are heading […]

June 1, 2016

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A few weeks ago I had a wedding with lots and lots of pretty blooms! The bride, Kelsey, wanted blush, ivory, and darker pink blooms mixed with different types of greenery. This has definitely been a popular color palette this spring, and I’m not mad about it at all. The big design day was on […]

Latest Blooms | Ivory, Blush, & Pink

May 17, 2016

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Happy May! May is such a gorgeous and sweet month for so many reasons. Birthdays, the last day of school, warm weather and rain showers, and just an overall feeling of newness. I’m excited to share some fun news with you all further down in the post…let’s just say we are definitely celebrating over here! […]

May 4, 2016

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Oh, April. I’m so happy to see you again! Flowers are in full bloom around here, and everything is just looking so beautiful. This month is a big one with 5 weddings (Yes, five!), traveling to New Orleans last weekend, lots of birthdays, and spring break. Plus, one month closer to summer break! Holla. A […]

Currently April

April 6, 2016

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One beautiful day in February, I met up my good friend Carrie Joy  of Carrie Joy Photo along with the sweet Michelle of Morning Light for another spring flower play date. Last spring when I first started Gold & Bloom, the three of us had ourselves a little shoot in a nearby park a few miles […]

March 30, 2016

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This morning I woke up to some super gorgeous photos in my inbox from Macy and Andrew’s New Year’s Eve wedding. Geneoh Photography did such a beautiful job capturing the joy and love of this day. The last time I had visited Foxhall Resort, it was with Lamar when we were searching for our own […]

New Year’s Eve Wedding at Foxhall

February 9, 2016

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Happy new year, loves! Yes, it’s still January, so we can still say “new year”, right? January has been extremely restful so far. I’ve basically forced myself to rest, because come mid february, I’m going to be running around like a crazy flower lady until…well, the end of wedding season (July).  The Good Wife has […]

January 27, 2016

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