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2017 ~ the farmer florist: masters workshop

2017 ~ the farmer florist: masters workshop

~ 2017 ~ the farmer florist: masters workshop the art of growing & sustaining an American grown flower farm LynnVale Studios & Farm, Gainesville, Virginia August  9th & 10th 9am ~ 5pm $1075 per person, minimum 8 attendees {NOTE: coupon code LVSTEAM100 for $100 off ~ two or more registrations} Well over a decade in [...]

the farmer florist: masters workshop

the farmer florist: masters workshop

the farmer florist: masters workshop the art of growing & sustaining an American grown flower farm LynnVale Studios & Farm, Gainesville, Virginia August  3 • 1pm ~ 6pm August 4 • 7am ~ 1pm $895 per person  minimum 7 attendees Well over a decade in the making. this workshop examines what it takes to build [...]

sweetest magnolia

sweetest magnolia

  It seemed appropriate that the story of Molly & Ryan’s rustic magnolia infused barn wedding would begin almost exactly a year earlier in our barn during our annual farm tour. Surrounded by acres of flowers, herbs, and foliage, Molly’s vision seemed to materialize effortlessly as we casually chatted over the hubbub of enthusiastic visitors. [...]

a room with a view

a room with a view

There is something incredibly special, profoundly personal and comfortably familiar about a wedding at home. Whether a family’s private residence or a beloved retreat a certain ease permeates the day as the couple’s story unfolds and entwines with generations past. Soundly rooted in a network of stone patios, circuitous pathways and walled terraces this stunning [...]

'July' Blues

‘July’ Blues

  I knew there would come a time when I’d appreciate those long summer days in Virginia when the air is thick with humidity,  flowers are plentiful, our crew hums with efficiency and peaches & melons make their seasonal debut.  Today is that day.  The thermometer reads zero this morning, schools are closed, the road [...]

a year of firsts

a year of firsts

After a race to the finish, full of twists and turns, fantastic leaps, occasional stumbles and a few falls, mental battles and physical challenges, game-changing workshops, market deluges, glorious weddings and many thousands of  flowers later we made it through 2013.  Exhausted and spent I’ve curled up these last few weeks and enjoyed a rare [...]

Holiday Open House & DIY Workshop

Holiday Open House & DIY Workshop

Join us TODAY! at LynnVale Farm 4475 Sudley Road,Gainesville, VA Saturday, Dec. 21 10am – 2pm Browse our selection of premium table centerpieces, original art, sign up for an upcoming art workshop or purchase a gift certificate. Natural Holiday Decor DIY Workshop at LynnVale Farm Saturday, Dec. 21 2pm-4pm $40 materials fee, bring your own [...]

It's Barn Sale Time

It’s Barn Sale Time

Join us Friday & Saturday, Nov. 15 & 16 {9am – 5pm} for our first artisanal barn sale!  Brought to us by CM Shaw Studios, this unique event, in it’s third year, will showcase the work of twenty artists with original art, clever up-cycled items, vintage treasures, hand-made gifts and seasonal decor! For our part, [...]

Little Flower School says we have 6 weeks to rest up... are you kidding?

Little Flower School says we have 6 weeks to rest up… are you kidding?

We’re thrilled to announce that The Little Flower School will teach their Wedding Intensive Workshop HERE, September 10 & 11.  We can’t imagine a better way to jumpstart our wedding season than collaborating with Sarah (Saipua) & Nicolette (Nicolette Camille).   We love their moody hauntingly beautiful designs, their razor wit and honesty. Rest UP?  Heck [...]

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garden whimsy

garden whimsy

Seasonal bouquet for one of our lovely July brides with hydrangea “Nikko Blue,” phlox “David,” lisianthus, dahlias, zinnias, feverfew, mountain mint, purple basil, baptisia and veronicastrum.  

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