Katie and Ciaran, The perfect Maine Lakes Wedding, August 20, 2016

If you had to invent a perfect Maine summer day, and the perfect place for a Maine summer wedding, you might have imagined the spot on Raymond Pond, in Raymond, Maine where Katie and Ciaran tied the knot.

Using local flowers and foliage was important to the couple so on the Wednesday before the wedding Jess headed over to the Hancock Family Farm in Casco and cut zinnias, statice, sunflowers, ageratum, celosia and gomphrena. The rudbeckia came from the Fay garden, as did the hosta and sedum for the boutonnieres.

Yup, pretty much perfect!

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We here at Maine Lakes Wedding and Event Florist have created our share of patriotic themed arrangements. Red, white and blue can be such a fun color scheme to work with, especially in the summer! White is an easy one…roses, dahlias, mums, queen Anne’s lace, baby’s breath.  Red can be a harder color to find the right style flower for a summer wedding…Jess loves using bee balm, mini carnations, gerbera daisies, and gypsy dianthus. Blue is the hardest color to find in flowers, but delphimium and hydrangeas are usually a good bet.

What ever you do to celebrate our great country’s birthday, make it lovely, too!

1 May 31 2016

Woods Pond, Bridgton, ME, Memorial Day Weekend

2 may 31 2016

Lynnsey wanted a soft, romantic, gardeny bouquet to carry when she married Devin on Memorial Day weekend 2016. Jess designed just that using locally foraged greens (blueberry, lady’s mantle and hosta from the garden), ranunculus, astilbe, peonies, scabiosa and dusty miller.

3 may 31 2016

Lynnsey and Devin chose to marry on the lawn of a lovely home on Woods Pond in Bridgton, ME. Weather in Maine can change from 90 degrees and sunny to 35 and snowing on Memorial Day weekend, so Lynnsey thought of everything. She even provided blankets, shawls and portable heaters to make sure her guests were comfortable. It didn’t snow.

Astilbe bouquet

Jess has fallen in love with astilbe. It’s temperamental, but when it’s fresh and kept cool, it lasts and lasts. Lynnsey’s Honor Attendant carried this bouquet of astilbe, dusty miller and blueberry foliage, all hand tied with a blush satin ribbon. Oh, and the fragrance!

It’s Prom Time!

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Would you like us to create a corsage and boutonniere for the prom on the weekend of May 14? We will accept reservations via phone 655-5020, you should leave a message with your contact information, or email mainelakesflorist@gmail.com. The cut off date for accepting orders will be May 5. Prom is so fun we just couldn’t sit this one out!

Formerly Raymond Village Florist

OLD RVF logo     Welcome to Maine Lakes Wedding and Event Florist!  Raymond Village Florist has had a name change.  We are still focused on the best quality flowers and customer service, but we no longer offer day to day retail services. We specialize in weddings and events. If you have a special occasion and would like to place an order, we will be glad to work with you, based on our availability. Our minimum order is $100 and we do ask for at least a week’s notice, as we no longer carry flowers in the studio on a day to day basis.

If you’re planning a wedding or an event in Maine’s Sebago Lake Region and beyond, you’ve come to the right place! Give us a call or fill out the contact form and we can set up a time to consult about your special gathering.

We look forward to working with you!

-Jess