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Scarritt Bennett + Houston Station Wedding

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Two of my fave venues in town, Scarritt Bennett and Houston Station were lovely backdrops for this sweet couple’s wedding day festivities. So much color and texture for this August wedding : Juliet roses, the most perfect ranunculus, protea, leucadendron, and berries were a few of the many elements I got to play – I… Read more »

Scarritt Bennett Nuptuals

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Hi there friends, are you here to see pretty flowers and a beautiful bride? Well, you are in luck! This fun, low stress event was at two of my favorite Nashville venues : Scarritt Bennett (the ceremony) and The Country Music Hall of Fame (the reception). What’s that in the bouquets you ask? Oh you know… some of… Read more »

Flowering a Duck Dynasty Wedding

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Growing up in West Monroe, Louisiana has had its benefits… one of which has been growing up with the now-famous Robertson/Howard families. Our families go back many years, but I’ll not bore you with the details other than a couple of random facts: 1. My grandfather gave Phil Robertson his very first job in the… Read more »

Springtime Arkansas Wedding

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I love Little Rock. And I especially love Little Rock for weddings! Like I have said before, I am excited when I’m able to design a bride’s bouquet for bridal portraits. It’s a great way for me to get an idea of her DREAM bouquet once her wedding day comes. Lauren’s bridal portrait shoot was… Read more »

Memphis Bridal Bouquet

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Any excuse to visit the Memphis Botanic Garden I welcome with open arms. As you may recall, I was here one year ago for my beautiful sister-in-law’s wedding. The occasion this time was a ‘day after’ shoot with the photogenic Mallory and Nathan. This fun couple was married at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art… Read more »

Little Rock, Arkansas Bride

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Long time no blog! In spite of how it may seem, I have been very busy. A. I got really pregnant there for a while and then B. became a mom on Memorial Day (which is awesome, by the way). But before that I was doing what I love so much – C. beautifying weddings… Read more »

Memphis Botanic Garden Wedding

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Jamie, my now sis-in-law, booked her wedding last year at the lovely Memphis Botanic Gardens, with the ceremony to be held in the minimalistic lobby with its beautiful glass doors and windows. As gorgeous as the space was, a plan was needed to make it “wedding-ready”. She asked me to design the ceremony (and I was… Read more »

Style Me Pretty Feature

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High-fives around the Jerkins household… not only was AJD featured on Style Me Pretty today, but so was Stephen Jerkins Photography! What an honor. The featured wedding was a lovely event we did together in Florence, AL at the bride’s family farm. Peruse the original post, but also be sure to not miss the gallery… Read more »

New York Trip (part 3)

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Although we were in the greatest city on Earth for some pleasure, we were mostly there for business. Sallie and Clark’s wedding was on Saturday, Oct. 1st in Stamford, CT – just a 45 minute car ride from the Empire State Building. Stephen and I headed up on Friday with a car full of beautiful… Read more »

Honey Bee Photo Shoot

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The uber-talented Jennifer Hamilton of Mr. & Mrs. Events contacted me about designing the florals for a styled photo shoot at the historic Carnton Plantation in Franklin, and it was an easy ‘yes’. Basic ideas were in place, but after some further brainstorming, Jennifer and I had fleshed out the rest of the details… ‘Details’… Read more »