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Always Faithful

Always Faithful

North Carolina, USA

Always Faithful

Donna Brown, wedding officiant.

-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-Promotes local and sustainable vendors.

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Backyard Bees

Backyard Bees

Long Island, New York, Ships Nationwide

Backyard Bees

Skin Sweetness... Inspired by Nature

-Contracts and other documents are digital.
-Promotes local and sustainable vendors.
-Focuses on environmental education with clients & vendors.
-Packaging is plastic free.
-Packaging is recycled and up-cycled when possible.
-Materials are sourced sustainably and locally.
-Uses an green energy web hosting provider.

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Blueprints Wedding & Event Coordination

Blueprints Wedding & Event Coordination

Greensboro, NC

Blueprints Wedding & Event Coordination

Creating wedding blueprints that allow our couples to relax and enjoy their special day.

-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-Create waste disposal plan for each event.

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Celebrations for Every Season, LLC

Celebrations for Every Season, LLC

Seattle, WA

Celebrations for Every Season, LLC

Vintage tabletop party rentals in the Pacific Northwest.

-Most rentals are sourced second hand from thrift stores.
-Rentals are packed using thrifted flannel and are delivered in thrifted boxes & baskets.
-When refurbishing, low VOC chalk paint is used.
-Rentals are cleaned with plant derived cleaning products.
-Rentals are cleaned/laundered on site.
-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-Promotes local and sustainable businesses.

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Copper Key Photo

Copper Key Photo

Durham, NC

Copper Key Photo

Photographer and Urban Farmer, Zero Waste Advocate.

-Contracts and other documents are digital.
-Majority of final product is delivered digitally to encourage minimal/intentional printing.
-Batteries are rechargeable (in camera and lighting).
-Provides a living wage to all employees.
-Office is energy efficient- computer keyboard & mouse are charged via cable, home office is solar powered.
-Business cards are made with repurposed paper & ink from the flea market.
-Clothing is 100% organic cotton, fair trade and sustainably made.
-Zero waste at events- bring own reusable napkin and water bottle.

Contact:

646-207-8642

Dogwood Gatherings and Events

Dogwood Gatherings and Events

North Carolina, Virginia, South Carolina USA

Dogwood Gatherings and Events

Event Planning & Stationary

-Contracts are digital.
-Promotes local & sustainable businesses.
-Provides a living wage to all employees.
-Offers website creation & digital stationary.

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Emily Ruth Prints

Emily Ruth Prints

Crozet, VA

Emily Ruth Prints

Custom prints inspired by nature.

-Sources fabric from local fabric shops.
-Upcycles materials from vintage & thrift stores.
-Inks are water-based.
-Scraps are reused, recycled, or burnt, rather than trashed.
-Focuses on environmental education with clients.

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FauxReal Flowers

FauxReal Flowers

Raleigh, NC

FauxReal Flowers

Sustainable, rent-and-return flowers - so you can get your luxury dream look at a fraction of the price.

-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-Provides a living wage to all employees.
-Rents vases instead of purchasing new for every client.
-Rent and re-use faux flowers!

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Gwen Downs, Wedding Officiant & Celebrant

Gwen Downs, Wedding Officiant & Celebrant

Holly Springs, NC

Gwen Downs, Wedding Officiant & Celebrant

Ceremonies as unique as your love story.

-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-Promotes local and sustainable vendors.

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Joy Filled Ceremonies

Joy Filled Ceremonies

Raleigh, NC

Joy Filled Ceremonies

Ann McKenzie, Interfaith Minister.

-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-Promotes local and sustainable vendors.

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Meg's Ceremonies

Meg's Ceremonies

Davis, CA

Meg's Ceremonies

Handcrafted, Unique, All You!

-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-Promotes local and sustainable vendors.
-Focus on environmental education with clients & vendors.
-1% of fees donated to One Tree Planted.
-Home office incorporates LED lights, solar, composting, & recycling.

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Ministry Makeup

Ministry Makeup

Haw River, NC

Ministry Makeup

Clean Makeup

-Contracts are digital.
-Uses organic, clean and USA made makeup whenever possible.
-Currently switching over to disposable tools that use bamboo handles vs. plastic.
-Recycles all glass, paper and plastic whenever possible.
-Uses products from companies that allow package returns.

Contact:

Amy@MinistryMakeup.net
919-368-4951 (text)

Phillip Teasley Video

Phillip Teasley Video

Raleigh, NC

Phillip Teasley Video

Professional Video at Exceptional Prices.

-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-Majority of product is delivered digitally.
-Camera & lighting batteries are rechargeable.
-Old gear is sold, donated, or recycled.

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Raleigh Wedding Minister

Raleigh Wedding Minister

Raleigh, NC

Raleigh Wedding Minister

Rev. Kayelily Middleton.

-Promotes local and sustainable vendors.
-Offers customized green unity ceremony themes.

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Reverend Katherine Dupree

Reverend Katherine Dupree

Durham, NC

Reverend Katherine Dupree

Weddings, Gatherings, and Rituals

-Sources materials locally.
-Promotes local and sustainable vendors.

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SELLSAGE LLC

SELLSAGE LLC

Ships Nationwide

SELLSAGE LLC

Eco-friendly Tableware and other Products

-Promotes local and sustainable vendors.
-Focuses on environmental education with clients & vendors.
-Consults scientific testing and validation in sourcing new products.
-Offers compostable products.

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Seychelle, LLC

Seychelle, LLC

Washington, USA, Ships to USA, Canada, & Phillipines

Seychelle, LLC

A social enterprise bridal brand that speaks your values, your character and your story. Your gal-pal that will journey with you to create a representation of your queendom story through the medium of that one special dress.

-Takes an LCA approach in all of our product offering.
-Accounts for carbon along most of our product offerings across its entire life cycle.
-Materials are sourced locally and/or sustainably.
-Carries brands by sustainable designers.
-Rental attire is available.
-Secondhand/consignment attire is available.
-Garment bags are made from natural materials.
-When dry cleaning is needed, a green (non-toxic) cleaner is used.
-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-Provides a living wage to all employees.

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Southern Vintage Table

Southern Vintage Table

North Carolina, USA

Southern Vintage Table

Vintage Tableware Rental Services.

-Contracts and other documents are digital.
-"New" items are sourced second-hand.
-Delivery crates are washed and reused.
-Rentals are cleaned and laundered onsite.

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Toast It Up

Toast It Up

Raleigh, NC

Toast It Up

Event bartending and mixology services.

-Composts organic materials (ie: paper napkins, limes, etc.)
-Offers reusable barware rentals.
-Sorts and recycles bar waste.
-Partners with sustainable distilleries, breweries, & wineries.
-Provides a living wage to all employees.
-Contracts and other documents are all digital.

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Windy Hill Farm

Windy Hill Farm

Cedar Grove, NC

Windy Hill Farm

Focusing on conservation and stewardship.

-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-On-site composting available.
-Solar powered amenities.
-Low-water restroom facilities.
-Partners with local, sustainably minded vendors.
-Maintains permeable surfaces (i.e. no paved surfaces.
-Farm & venue are in conservation (protected from future development)

Contact:

919.439.4638

visitwindyhill.com

American Party Rentals

American Party Rentals

Durham, NC

American Party Rentals

Family Operated Event Rentals

-Contracts and other documents are digital.
-Delivery crates are washed and reused.

Contact:

(919) 544-1555

Bess and Beau Planning + Design

Bess and Beau Planning + Design

Hillsborough, NC

Bess and Beau Planning + Design

Your story beautifully told.

-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-Promotes local and sustainable vendors.

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Bovara Studios

Bovara Studios

North Carolina, USA

Bovara Studios

Artistic, cinematic wedding video.

-Contracts and other documents are digital.
-Majority of final product is delivered digitally.
-Batteries are rechargeable (in camera and lighting).

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Color Fields

Color Fields

Chapel Hill, NC

Color Fields

Organic, Artful Floral Design​.

-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-Composts organic scraps.
-100% foam-free floral design.
-Sources from local wholesalers or flower farms.
-Provides a living wage to all employees.
-Rents vases instead of purchasing new for every client.

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Cupcakes d'Amour

Cupcakes d'Amour

Raleigh, NC

Cupcakes d'Amour

Homemade, Natural Cakes.

-Contracts and other documents are digital.
-Uses reusable totes for cake transportation & delivery.
-No artificial sweeteners.
-Sources local fruits when possible (especially strawberries!).

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Eco-Friendly Events

Eco-Friendly Events

Ontario, CA

Eco-Friendly Events

Event Sustainability Consulting

Contracts and other documents are all digital.
Promote local and sustainable vendors.
Create waste disposal plan for each event (eg: recycling, composting, donating leftover materials).
Provide a living wage to all employees.
Focus on environmental education with clients & vendors.
Offers Sustainable Business Consulting.

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Event Flouret

Event Flouret

Carrboro, NC

Event Flouret

Simple, Beautiful, Elegant

-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-Composts organic scraps.
-Foam-free floral designs available.
-Sources from local wholesalers or flower farms.
-Donates flowers after events.
-Rents vases instead of purchasing new for every client.

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Fireside Farm

Fireside Farm

Efland, NC

Fireside Farm

Local Organic Flower Farm + Custom Floral Design

-Contracts are digital.
-Organic scraps are composted.
-100% foam free floral design.
-Sources from their own farm or other local flower farms.
-Uses organic pest management.
-Irrigate from a farm pond.
-Rents vases to clients.

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Happily Desserted

Happily Desserted

Durham, NC

Happily Desserted

Handcrafted Gourmet Cakes

-Contracts and other documents are digital.
-Offers compostable disposables.
-Reusable totes for cake transportation & delivery.
-Sources ingredients seasonally and locally when possible.

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KaraMia Events

KaraMia Events

North Carolina, USA

KaraMia Events

Eco-Ethical Event Planning​

-Contracts are digital.
-Promotes local & sustainable businesses.
-Creates waste disposal plan for each event.
-Focuses on environmental education with clients & vendors.

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Melissa Maureen Photography

Melissa Maureen Photography

Hillsborough, NC

Melissa Maureen Photography

Wedding and family photographer.

-Contracts and other documents are digital.
-Majority of final product is delivered digitally to encourage minimal/intentional printing.
-Works with sustainably sourced materials when printing (eg: recycled paper content).
-Batteries are rechargeable.
-Provides a living wage to all employees.
-Works only within a 2.5 hr radius to reduce carbon emissions.
-Donates a % of monthly income to GreenPeace​.
-Hosts "portraits for the planet" mini shoots with all profits going to The Sierra Club.
-Work attire is mostly second-hand.
-Home office uses solar power.

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Ministry Makeup

Ministry Makeup

Haw River, NC

Ministry Makeup

Non-Denominational Ordained Minister

-Contracts and other documents are all digital.

Contact:

Amy@ministrymakeup.net
919-368-4951 (text)

Primrose + Lily

Primrose + Lily

North Carolina, USA

Primrose + Lily

Wedding and Event Planning.

-Contracts are digital.
-Promotes local & sustainable businesses.
-Creates waste disposal plan for each event.

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Raven Shutley Studios

Raven Shutley Studios

Atlanta, GA

Raven Shutley Studios

Wedding Photography for those following their instincts, staying true to their nature, and who are in gorgeous & unapologetic love.

-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-Majority of product is delivered digitally to encourage minimal/intentional printing.
-Client gifts are intentionally curated to cut down on plastic consumption.
-Albums & prints are shipped directly from printer to client to minimize shipping impact.
-Partners with an album company who is committed to sustainability.
-Albums made with biodegradable glue and recycled fibers.
-Camera and lighting batteries are rechargeable.
-Provides a living wage to all employees and subcontractors.
-Personal goals: Increasing composting at home and decreasing plastic consumption!

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Rose Trail Images

Rose Trail Images

Rolesville, NC

Rose Trail Images

Love, smiles, and everything in between.

-Contracts and other documents are digital.
-Avoids printing marketing materials, offers info digitally.
-Majority of final product is delivered digitally to encourage minimal/intentional printing.
-Works with sustainably sourced materials when printing (eg: recycled paper content).
-Batteries are rechargeable.
-Work shoes are made from plastic bottles!
-Couples' gifts are local products and usually organic.

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Sage & Swift

Sage & Swift

Durham, NC

Sage & Swift

Working with the freshest ingredients and local producers to ensure that all our ingredients are of the highest quality.

-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-Offers compostable disposables INSTEAD of plastic.
-Sources ingredients seasonally and locally when possible.
-Offers plant-based and/or vegan menu options.
-Provides a living wage to all employees.

Contact:

919-957-7889

Silk Stem Collective

Silk Stem Collective

Shorewood, IL, Ships Nationwide

Silk Stem Collective

Rent-and-Return Flowers

-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-100% foam free floral design
-Floral return program ensures arrangements will be reused.
-Provides living wage to all employees.
-Rents vases instead or purchasing new for every client.

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Tamarca Hollow, A Nature Retreat

Tamarca Hollow, A Nature Retreat

Nebo, NC

Tamarca Hollow, A Nature Retreat

A Nature Retreat Perfect for Intimate Elopements!

-Certified Wildlife Habitat.
-Provides support for local bat and bee populations.
-Committed to creating awareness for our environment and its habitats.
-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-On-site recycling available.
-Personal Goals: clean eating & avoiding processed foods!

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Watts Filmmaking

Watts Filmmaking

Greensboro, NC

Watts Filmmaking

Your Story, Illuminated.

-Contracts and other documents are digital.
-Majority of final product is delivered digitally to encourage minimal/intentional printing.
-Batteries are rechargeable.
-Old gear is sold, donated, or recycled.

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Woodland + Wildflower Weddings

Woodland + Wildflower Weddings

Westlock County, AB, Canada

Woodland + Wildflower Weddings

Outdoor Wedding Weekend Venue.

-Contracts and other documents are digital.
-On-site recycling available.
-On-site composting available.
-Provides a living wage to all employees.
-Facility includes reusable tableware and decor items
-Native flowers and plants grown on-site, which are reused for multiple events.
-Solar-powered lighting.

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An Event to Remember

An Event to Remember

North Carolina, USA

An Event to Remember

Wedding & Event Planning.

-Contracts are digital.
-Promotes local & sustainable businesses.
-Provides a living wage to all employees.

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Blue Satin Bee

Blue Satin Bee

North Carolina, USA

Blue Satin Bee

Effortless, Enjoyable, & Kind to the Earth.

-Contracts are digital.
-Promotes local & sustainable businesses.
-Creates waste disposal plan for each event.
-Focuses on environmental education with clients & vendors.

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Bri by Design

Bri by Design

North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland USA

Bri by Design

Wedding Coordinator & Event Planner.

-Contracts are digital.
-Promotes local & sustainable businesses.
-Creates waste disposal plan for each event (eg: recycling, composting, donating leftover materials).
-Focuses on environmental education with clients & vendors.

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Compass Rose Coordination

Compass Rose Coordination

Norfolk, VA

Compass Rose Coordination

Seamlessly integrating wedding logistics with earth-conscious decisions!

- Contracts & other documents are all digital
- Promotes local & sustainable vendors
- Provides a living wage to all employees
- Focuses on environmental education with clients & vendors.

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DeeJays Event Rentals

DeeJays Event Rentals

Raleigh- NC

DeeJays Event Rentals

Party and event rental shop.

-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-Provides a living wage to all employees.
-Rentals are delivered in reusable packaging.
-Rentals are cleaned/laundered on site.

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Emily Katherine Events

Emily Katherine Events

North Carolina, USA

Emily Katherine Events

Focusing on sustainable and locally sourced weddings.​

-Contracts are digital.
-Promotes local & sustainable businesses.
-Donates leftover flowers to Meals on Wheels.
-Focuses on environmental education with clients & vendors.

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Farm to Florist

Farm to Florist

Norfolk, VA

Farm to Florist

Locally Grown Flowers.

-Composts organic scraps.
-Practices eco-friendly farming as much as possible.
-Practices water conservation.
-Minimizing fertilizer use.
-Manages pests as organically as possible.

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Gather Green

Gather Green

Durham, NC

Gather Green

Waste Recovery for Events

-Provides waste prevention and diversion consultations for events.

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Joint Venture Jewelry

Joint Venture Jewelry

Cary, NC

Joint Venture Jewelry

Consignment Jewelry.

-Contracts and other documents are digital.
-Provides a living wage to all employees.
-Secondhand/consignment attire is available.

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Lovestruck Beauty Co

Lovestruck Beauty Co

Durham, NC

Lovestruck Beauty Co

Colorist. Precision cutting. Bridal & Makeup.

-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-Uses products that are EWG verified, organic, or vegan.
-When possible, tools are reusable and sanitized rather than disposable.
-Product packaging is recycled.

Contact:

Website Contact Form: http://www.lovestruckbeauty.info

Michelle Ray Photography

Michelle Ray Photography

Texas, USA

Michelle Ray Photography

Eco-ethical Wedding Photographer.

-Sources vegan-friendly albums & prints.
-Contracts and other documents are digital.
-Majority of final product is delivered digitally to encourage minimal/intentional printing.
-Batteries are rechargeable (in camera and lighting).

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Old Lystra Inn

Old Lystra Inn

Chapel Hill, NC

Old Lystra Inn

1890s Farmhouse

-Provides a living wage to all employees.
-On-site recycling available.
-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-LED lighting throughout venue.
-Subscribes to time-of-use electric rates
- House uses smart thermostats, electric utility override, and occupancy sensors.
-House features additional energy saving features including: window film, weatherstripping, insulated garage doors, Energy Star appliances, low flow toilets.
-low VOC paints used in the house.
-Landscaping includes drought tolerant grass and shrubs, shade trees, and extensive use of mulch.
-Pervious pathways and parking.
-Stormwater-slowing landscape design.
-Well water and onsite septic.
-Farms sustainable bamboo for both culms and sprouts.
-Resells or donates unwanted items.

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RTP.Studio

RTP.Studio

Raleigh, NC

RTP.Studio

Moment-Driven Photojournalism.

-Contracts and other documents are digital.
-Majority of final product is delivered digitally to encourage minimal/intentional printing.
-Batteries are rechargeable.
-Provides a living wage to all employees.
-Client meetings are done virtually.
-Uses LED lighting.

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Recycle Bridal Online

Recycle Bridal Online

Online, CA

Recycle Bridal Online

Pre-Adored, New and Vintage.

-Contracts and other documents are digital.
-Provides a living wage to all employees.
-All items are sourced second-hand (even those that are new with tags).

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Royal Lewis Music Services

Royal Lewis Music Services

Raleigh, NC

Royal Lewis Music Services

Music on Another Level.

-Contracts and other documents are digital.
-Equipment is energy efficient and setups have been designed to run on minimum power.
-All batteries used in Mics and other devices are rechargeable.

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Sellebrate App

Sellebrate App

Nationwide

Sellebrate App

An app for sustainable & creative ways to buy and sell items for life's special events.

-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-Promote local economies.
-Encourages sustainability through reuse of goods.

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SmartPack USA, Inc.

SmartPack USA, Inc.

Holbrook, NY, Ships Nationwide

SmartPack USA, Inc.

Disposable and Eco-Friendly Party Supplies

-Focuses on environmental education with clients & vendors.
-Offers compostable products.
-Offers reusable products.

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The Petal Exchange Floral Design

The Petal Exchange Floral Design

Long Beach, CA

The Petal Exchange Floral Design

Eco-Friendly/Foam-Free Floral Design for Events

Contracts & other documents are all digital.
Composts organic scraps.
Offers 100% foam-free floral design.
Sources from local wholesalers or flower farms.
Participates in a floral share program or donation service to give arrangements another life.

Contact:

Weddings by Heidi

Weddings by Heidi

Durham, NC

Weddings by Heidi

Creating socially responsible + intimate + fun ceremonies

-Contracts and other documents are all digital.
-Promotes local and sustainable vendors.

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