Wedding at Jewel Ballroom

It has been a while since our last post and we are having a successful wedding season so far.  Here are some photos from the Jewel Ballroom. Location is great and a nice view looking at downtown.  We incorporated some natural elements using birch, twigs and rocks for their arrangements as the bride and groom as they love nature.  The highlight was the birch chuppah that was specially made by the groom.  We had such a fun time decorating the chuppah.  Enjoy!



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Last wedding for 2011

We just finished our last wedding of this year on December 30th. It was lovely and a relaxing wedding at Harthouse in Burnaby. We love this couple!!! Congratualtions to Huyn Jin and Dong hoon. You made our year 2011 complete and joyful. We were so happy that the bride absolutely loved her bridal bouquet that we designed for her. Cute and fun!


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Behind the scenes at the Bling 2011 wedding show

Finally we have some time to take a breather after the busy wedding season and I wanted to share with you some behind the scenes setup and install of our booth at the Bling show.   I was up on the ladder starting to arrange the all the hydrangeas and green dendrobium with a floral knife at 5 am in the morning.  You should have seen my sleepy eyes! :) Took me longer than I anticipated and I thought I was going to falling a sleep on the ladder. :)

At last,¬†we were able to spend a bit of time in the Rosewood Hotel Georgia as we booked a room for us and our staff that were working with us at the late night. We also had weddings the night before that and required 1 am take down from nearby so I knew we won’t be able to go home that night.¬†¬†The pictures will show you how¬†beautiful the room at Georgia hotel was and the bathroom was breath taking! It would be great in the near future to stay there again!¬† I think it is also¬†a great room for bride to get ready on her wedding day since it has huge bathroom with two his and her vanities!¬† Enjoy the photos!


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3 am  Debut event team finished our beautiful Chuppha structure! Thanks you Debut!!!

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Arrived in 3:30 am ROSEWOOD HOTEL.  Brought all the flowers for display through out the show and finally start working on our booth at 5am.

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8 am completed our booth and decorating other vendors flower arrangements and then went up to room for quick shower and a cup of coffee.

Personalized greeting from the flat screen as we walked in.. nice touch!

Welcome wine… chilled and ready to go! ¬†How nice!

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Our room was located on 4th floor. Decor in the room is chic and elegant.

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Delicious cookies ready for the guests!

Most comfortable bath tub I have ever tried.  Although I was in for only 5 mins. :)

So tempting to eat the goodies in the drawers and fridge….

His and her sink directly across from each other.  I love this feature!

View from our room. Looking down on Georgia Street!


Bling Boutique Bridal Show 2011 at Rosewood Hotel Georgia

Balconi team had a wonderful time with potential clients and amazing vendors at Bling Bridal Show held at gorgeous and historic Rosewood Hotel Georgia. A huge thanks to Harumi Suzuki of Harumi Signature Events for coordinating this event successfuly and everyone at Rosewood Hotel Georgia for hosting this event. Also a special thanks to Debut Events for setting up beautiful chuppah for our display.  Selected brides and grooms were invited by Balconi Floral Design were able to enjoy reserved VIP seats and the gorgeous bridal gown fashion show by Bisou Bridal  in the beautiful Langcaster room.  Thank you Colleen, Elise, Natalie, Kelsey and everyone at Bisou!   You are such a beautiful people!!!   I recieved many emails and calls from brides stating how beautiful the bling show was and enjoyed thoroughly.   It is was just how a wedding show is supposed to be.

For those who were not able to attend, we have a few pictures from our booth, florals that we provided through out the venue.  Enjoy!

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Balconi Floral Design Studio display booth.

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Those acrylic pillars were most talked about rental pieces these days at our shop

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Entrance for Bling show

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Couture style arrangements in silver metal conatiner and mirrored pillars

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Bold color arrangement for Rosewood Hotel Boardroom

This room is perfect for meetings as it is equiped with high tech multimedia systems.

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We also provided Rosewood Hotel Table Centerpiece.

Elegant and timeless look is what they were going for.

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 It was great pleasure to provide two urn arrangements consisted of white branches, white hydrangeas and white lilies for Bisou Bridal Fashion Show in the Lancaster room.   Beautiful moulding details through out the room.  Just so beautiful!!!

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Bisou Bridal display table.

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One of the unique bouquet at our Bridal Bouquet Gallery.

Love the pale lavender roses called Purple haze.

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Femine look of garden roses and spray roses. So romantic

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A lot of brides liked this particular bouquet.  Must be the string of pearls that I attached onto the snake glass.


Feature wedding table centerpiece in the fall/winter 2011/12 Perfect Wedding Magazine

A few months back, Balconi participated in a wedding table centerpiece photoshoot hosted by Perfect Wedding Magazine. We worked in conjunction with Harumi Suzuki Events and Peter at Ganache Patisserie and photoshoot was at the Beautiful Vancouver Art Gallery. All the floral centerpieces and floral pieces for cake table were designed by our Balconi team and we really had great time. We received a few magazine copies from Gary cooper Editor of Perfect wedding magazine and I am happy to share the photos with you all.

Ellen Ho from Hong Photography did a wonderful job with her talent and captured our floral work. please check out her wedding photography work at her website. If you have a chance, pick up a copy of the magazine at your favorite news stands!


Photos scanned from Perfect Wedding Magazine Fall/Winter 2011/12 edition.

Wedding at the Brix Restaurant in Yaletown

Hi everybody,

It has been a while since our last blog post and we sure miss sharing some photos with you. Our wedding season has been extremely busy and we are finding every little bit of time here and there to show you some of our recent work.

This wedding was held at the Brix Restaurant and Wine Bar on Yaletown. The venue has  romantic and beautiful courtyard that is perfect for an intimate ceremony.  D7K 2199

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Wedding at Dr. Sun Yat Sen Garden

Congratulations Bonny and Jason!  It was a great pleasure to design your wedding flowers.  For many years,  Jason was ordering Valentine flowers for Bonny from Balconi and she absoultely loved them.  When she came to discuss about their weddng flowers, I was thrilled!   They are an amazingly sweet and beautiful couple.  It really meant alot to us when they ask us to be their wedding florist.  The ceremony was taken place at such a unique location, Dr. Sun Yat Sen Garden, which is so special and intimate. Thank you for sending us pictures and letting us share with everybody. Photos courtesy of Tomasz Wagner.

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