My two loves, #Fashion and #Flowers

Sometimes I ask my self, if I could take one word or one expression and describe my self, what would it be? If my friends & clients  could use one word to describe me, what would they say? If I could choose of word to describe what I love most ( career wise) what would it be?  

After many pondering sessions and data collecting from friends, clients and acquaintances, I come to one consolation:  there are always two words:  Fashion & Flowers. And it is totally not surprising but I had to go round and round to realize why they mean so much to me. 

Fashion: well that is a no brainer - I have loved fashion since I can remember, in high school I was the one to always dress up and copy French Vogue outfits etc... -  now when you think of that think of a 14 year old girl, wearing suspenders, and ripped jeans, and super out there shoes, basically I got inspired by magazine and runways - and executed it as much as I could on my day to day outfits. Now when you are 14, 15  I‘ll be real,  I was a complete outcast and the black sheep in the crowd. But It felt right and I wanted to express my self, so ce la vie, that is who I was and that what I was going to wear, too bad for you. 

As I was growing up I knew I wanted to live in a big city and persu my fashion dream, it was Parsons or Ryerson - well as most of you know - Ryerson it  was for me in the early 2000’s. As a side note, as long as I remember my adult life, I was always trying to do something on the side, I always tried to come up with ways to express my self, my taste, my style, however you want to name it - It always tried to come out. My internal entrepreneur if you wish- I don’t know, I think you kinda grow in to the role, I  always was trying to come out lol - at one point I was importing russian jewelry called Gzhel, it was sold in gifts shops and one of a kind shows. I had a vintage clothing shop on EBay and was selling vintage angora and cashmere sweaters there, at the same time - I gathered some personal shopping  clients, I simply wanted to start something of my own, something  I would be proud of calling my own.

With a diploma in interior design and visual merchandising, a bachelor in fashion and a mom that breathes floral design I guess a future in events might have been a no brainer for the the outsider but to me, I feel like I literally fell into this. I remember I had a classmate in college, and as mentioned above I didn’t know where my path was going to take me and I shared the frustration, she said it’s funny how we don’t want and don’t see the obvious of what we are meant to do. 

She was right.  

Now I know.  

I was was meant to be here, I was meant to do this.   

I create things. I create experiences. I want them to be theatrical  and grand and make you ~FEEL~ 

These are some of my favorote fashion runways that always leave me breathless,what do you think ? Would something like this take your breath away? 

Let me know in the comments below, I’d love to hear from you  

xoxo Margo  

#Top10 of 2017 - Cambium Farms

Jessica. And Kyle are so sweet, and so perfect for each other!!! I really really really had a great time putting this vision together as Jessica’s Venue is Rustic but she wanted French Provance type look -with florals everywhere, greenery everywhere, romance everywhere,  and soft pastel colours everywhere !!!! It was so funny cause she’s like I want flowers, I want a HUGE bouquet and lots of texture. ( extra oomph on the big bouquet !!)   I’m like  I’ll take that as a challenge !!! I couldn’t wait as outdoor venues have so much to offer - nature, and nature is the best backdrop as far as I’m concerned. - Just look at the picture above I mean common !!!! All photography by the uber talented Jenn Kavanagh of  @ jennkavanagh  photography.   The ceremony was outside, and the weather couldn’t have been better ( even though it did drizzle for a bit - the heavens held up a bit for us) NOTHING WILL STOP THIS PARTY YOOOOO  As soft and romantic this wedding looked, the crew was super cool and hip and brought the house down like majorly !!!  Kyle actually asked for one thing and that is to have hot sauce as favors - so as I said it was a funny , good looking and hawwttt partyyyyyy.  So let’s cut to the chase, yes the bouquet was heavy, yes it was stunning, yet it was big, all about WHAT YOU want for your special day and what will are an IMPACT - this was a show stopper:

Jessica. And Kyle are so sweet, and so perfect for each other!!! I really really really had a great time putting this vision together as Jessica’s Venue is Rustic but she wanted French Provance type look -with florals everywhere, greenery everywhere, romance everywhere,  and soft pastel colours everywhere !!!! It was so funny cause she’s like I want flowers, I want a HUGE bouquet and lots of texture. ( extra oomph on the big bouquet !!)   I’m like  I’ll take that as a challenge !!! I couldn’t wait as outdoor venues have so much to offer - nature, and nature is the best backdrop as far as I’m concerned. - Just look at the picture above I mean common !!!! All photography by the uber talented Jenn Kavanagh of  @jennkavanagh photography. 

The ceremony was outside, and the weather couldn’t have been better ( even though it did drizzle for a bit - the heavens held up a bit for us) NOTHING WILL STOP THIS PARTY YOOOOO

As soft and romantic this wedding looked, the crew was super cool and hip and brought the house down like majorly !!!  Kyle actually asked for one thing and that is to have hot sauce as favors - so as I said it was a funny , good looking and hawwttt partyyyyyy.

So let’s cut to the chase, yes the bouquet was heavy, yes it was stunning, yet it was big, all about WHAT YOU want for your special day and what will are an IMPACT - this was a show stopper:

So now that we will enter the venue, I do want to show you and tell you the story behind the reveal. So of course the photographer asked for Jess to come by the venue and take a look while its empty of vendors and ready for the big party, take the whole thing in you know what I mean? So the story its kinda silly - as jess enters into the room, and literally breaks down - okay okay getting super emotional - I am in looking for the bathroom on the property lol ( we are on the farm after all ) but my team is seeing all this and retelling  this to me while I was so kicking my self in the foot lol. Anyway here is the pic of Jessica -she’s the cutest !

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And here are the rest of the stunning gallery shot by the talented @JennKavanagh - Jessica’s bridal party is the bomb by the way - best girl squad EVER!!! 

ERDEM DREAM - H&M FLORAL HEAVEN

When people tell me “Margarita you are so passionate about what you do!” - It sometimes catches me by surprise as I don’t think you live any other way, especially in the creative field. The power you yield to do anything on your basic day, is ONLY due to the passion you have for your art/craft/idea. This video took me to that place where I not only felt the art come out on the screen but I felt the passion the director has to his craft, its such a pleasant feeling, that you get it, because its real and wholesome.  

I mean beside me trying not to go crazy on Nov 2nd at my local H&M - this caught my attention of course via its floral language - you talk to me with flowers right? But you already knew that. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do, this is when my #fashionworld collides with my #floralworld and I’m on cloud 9, check ou the magical video below the images and let me know what you think. 

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Red and White weddings!!

Happy Canada Day everyone! today we celebrate the country that supports its people in what they do and helps them in acts of freedom and rights!! I may be bias but I love Canada and I would not want to live anywhere else!!

To celebrate this day we will look into the colour scheme of red and white weddings!! These can be elegant and classy without trying! Adding a simple touch of red to a strictly white wedding can be amazing and just what it need to give it some character!

You can add a simple touch of red roses anywhere, a candle that is red on the tables, some red sashes around the chairs and even on a bridal gown that could be white already! So many options to incorporate red and white into a wedding! I do think this colour scheme works better in a winter or fall season rather than a summer or spring simply because the colours are darker and red goes well with darker tones, in spring and summer the colours are trending and vibrant to look at to compliment the warmer weather!!

Red and white are a classic combination and not just used on Canada day!

OUDALOVA E&D SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR - Kelsey Wallace

The beauty of a floral arch!!

When getting married you can choose to have an arch to add to your wedding back drop or not! sometimes it is a cultural or religious act but somethings it is strictly ascetic. These simply are amazing and a work of art all in themselves! They create a gravity defying balance of beauty that people cant take their eyes off of!

These amazing floral arches do tend to suit the outdoors better then an indoor arch, but they can really be used anywhere! They can be for a beach wedding or a garden wedding to a rustic wedding in a barn!

Any type of floral will go with these, just make sure to compliment the arch and the style of arch; either rounded or squared! They have to fit the mood or theme of your wedding or event because they can be to much of a distraction if they stand out too much! When you're standing in front of it you still need to be the centre of attention! These can be powerful but you have to make sure they are not to overbearing an they do not attack more attention then just for the background!

These are truly amazing and are so nice when they are executed! On your day make sure everything is up to your standards and make sure everything is what you dreamed it would be!!

OUDALOVA E&D SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR - Kelsey Wallace

Summer Garden Party Fun!!

Everybody loves a good get together with friends and family! Why not have a nice put together garden summer party! There is so many decorations that you can use and since it is now officially summer you can use the outdoors and the nice weather effectively and host a party or event outdoors without the constant fear of not so nice weather! There is obviously a possibility of rain or thunder and stormy weather!

Using fruit to your advantage is key! Seasonal fruit is beautiful and tasty all at the same time! you can put it in a floral vase or you can use fruit based items to decorate the surroundings to make the summer vibe more evident!

When you're outside make sure to have a cool and refreshing drink or popsicle on hand! These can be cute because you can add a flair of fresh summer vibes through with a light colour within the drink or popsicle!

Flowers can be all around and be any type of floral argument you would like, what a garden without any flowers!? Pastel colours are also a big part of a nice classy but modern garden party, they give a summer feel all around and spread lightness and the cool feeling when its so warm outside!

These can be so fun to plan and they can have a great outcome! make sure to take lots of pictures at your next garden party!!

OUDALOVA E&D SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR - Kelsey Wallace

Geometric florals!

Geometric floral arrangements can be seen as a more modern take on floral pieces! they are amazing in their own way! They have so many shapes intertwined in the pieces, there are often even 3D outer shapes that are enclosed with florals!

These arrangements can be hanging or used as a centre piece to a table, they are great for both purposes! They are great additives to either a rustic wedding or more of a modern wedding! They are also great for events, birthday parties, family parties, engagement parties even just as decorations in your house!

There are many uses for these arrangements, they hold a certain class and modern figure within an event or wedding! They can be in any geometric shapes, they can be circles and squares and triangles, they can even be a free flowing shape but they have to have straight lines! the flowers can either be inside a shape with glass walls or they can be around a shape! there are multiple ways of pulling off this gravity defying look!

modern but classy!

OUDALOVA E&D SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR - Kelsey Wallace