Madrona Manor is a classic example of Victorian architecture and an elegant venue for Wine Country weddings.
A close-up of the bride's unique bouquet, which included green lotus and scabiosa pods, and a pink king protea.
The aisle was decorated with a pathway of hydrangeas, going from deep purple to lavender. Swirls of white rose petals formed a pattern down the aisle.
The wedding theme reflected Cara's love of animals and nature.
The rings were placed in a shell covered with moss, amaranthus and coffee berries.
The fashion-forward bride and groom. We're loving the bride's modern blusher veil.
Vignettes were created from the couple's collection of natural and Victorian artifacts and placed throughout the reception and ceremony sites.
An arrangement of ferns, blackberries, pods, amaranthus, and grasses was placed next to the bird cage.
The guests were shaded from the sun by large market umbrellas from which Patricia hung delicate silver butterflies.
Table centerpieces were designed in silver mercury glass and the tables were lined with metallic votives and silver filigree sea fans.
Each table arrangement was slightly different from the next, incorporating purple artichokes, blooming oregano, hydrangea, dusty miller, liriope, lotus pods, ferns and grasses into the designs.
A silver tree place card holder.
The wedding cake was adorned with a purple ombre design that mirrored the flowers that Patricia used in the ceremony aisle. It's all in the details!
The Claremont Hotel Club & Spa has been a Bay Area landmark since 1915.
A bright pink floral headpiece made just for the flower girl. We bet she was thrilled!
The bride and groom look stunning in formal black and white.
Romantic roses in varying shades of pink were used in the bridesmaid bouquets.
A pink rose boutonniere.
Even the ring bearer is looking sharp in his black suit and pink vest!
Bright pink flowers envelop this tall candelabra.
Fresh flowers adorn each tier of this wedding cake, enhancing the look of the ribbon swags.
Tall flower centerpieces and hot pink napkins pop against the black and white damask linens.
A sweet wedding candy table!
A modern floral arrangement with different textures, colors, and even berries and artichokes!
Purple heart-shaped place cards on a bed of living moss.
The bridal bouquet included purple hydrangea, calla lilies, and green cymbidium orchids.
An ecstatic flower girl getting her floral headpiece pinned on.
A yellow orchid boutonniere.
A beautiful shot of the bouquet, perfectly complemented by the groom's purple tie and boutonniere!
Bright purple napkins with cute birds nest wedding favors.
Wedding Flowers: Patricia Gibbons, Floral Designer
“Pat Gibbon’s delivered on providing wedding flowers beyond anything I could have imagined and the designs were absolutely perfect.”
“She has a keen elegance and a deep knowledge of which flowers are available when, and how to come up with arrangements appropriate for a particular occasion, venue, and taste.”
“I highly, highly, highly recommend her. She is simply the best.”
“At the end of the night, there were serious fights over who got to take home the beautiful floral arrangements!”
“Pat is not a ‘cookie cutter’ florist—her creativity, flower selection and design skills are outstanding.”
“As a businesswoman and avid gardener, creative beautiful flowers and professional service were important to me. Pat delivered.”
“Pat did a spectacular job in every respect—from start to finish.”
“The flowers were absolutely stunning; actually the right descriptors are ‘exquisite,’ ‘gorgeous,’ and ‘elegant.’”
“Pat is the consummate professional. She is extremely easy to talk to, fun to engage with, and has a great sense of humor.”
“The flowers she designed for us will always be a brilliant, glorious memory of our wedding day.”
“I have to say the best part about our experience with Pat was that she was so easy to work with. And on top of how stress-free she made the whole process, her work was beautiful.”
“Really, what Pat was able to do was give great shape and direction to the ideas we had, which was really helpful considering we were pretty open and flexible. She struck a great balance between honoring our ideas/making sure we had what we wanted, on one hand, and offering her own expert input to help us get the most out of the ideas we came in with.”
“All in all, Pat has a great eye for floral design and offers a level of professionalism, reliability, and calm that allows the process to be easy and fun.”