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Friday, November 12, 2010

Fate + The Floral Lab

{photo by the Youngrens}

The universe can be a funny place. I don't always know if I'm fully convinced that there is such a thing as fate or destiny but then something totally kooky and amazing happens and I have to wonder. Sometimes it's a subtle sign and sometimes it's a big ol' slap in the the best possible way. That's how I feel about meeting Leigh Anne of The Floral Lab.

The day before my wedding I got an email from Paige and Kelly asking me to be a part of Hitched. First, I was filled with joy and excitement but then I remembered that my schedule was absolutely chaotic and wondered how would I ever pull it off. With deep regrets, I had to decline their offer. Two weeks went by and I received another email basically telling me that no was not an option and I was going to be at Hitched one way or another. They paired me up with The Floral Lab since we were both in San Diego and it would be easier to meet. I truly believe that the match up was fate. Working with Leigh Anne was totally awesome. We have very similar working methods and similar aesthetics and just get along famously so when she told me that she had to pack up and move to New York City I was sad that I was going to lose a new friend. Then she totally floored me by asking me to manage and design for The Floral Lab here while she worked on building The Floral Lab part 2 to the east coast! I couldn't deny the universe any longer so I jumped at the chance. We have worked on four gorgeous weddings together over the past month and I have already learned so much from Leigh Anne. She is so talented and I am honored to be a part of The Floral Lab team.

We love designing for events all over Southern California and New York City will not be deprived of The Floral Lab talent any longer! Keep us in mind no matter what coast your planning from!


  1. Congratulations, I am so excited for you! I can't wait to work together.

  2. Yay Emilia! I'm so glad your hard work is paying off. You are so crazy talented, so it's no wonder. I will definitely mention the Floral Lab to friends!


  3. Oh Emilia! This is such amazing news and I'm so happy for you! You've earned it, and I'm so happy your talent has a new outlet and opportunity to shine.

  4. So excited for you. Hearty congrats! : ) : ) I can't wait to see what you come up with at our wedding. I'm getting chills just thinking about the gorgeousness to come!

  5. super rad. can't wait to see more of what you guys do!!!!

  6. Love Leigh Anne and everything she does:) So happy you are continuing her work in in San Diego!