Alaska wedding flowers by Anchorage florist Natasha Price of Paper Peony Alaska

Alaska Engagements: AnaLau + Lucas

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When a couple from Texas decides to get engaged in Alaska, you better believe they’ll go big with their photos. AnaLau was looking for some florals to accompany their autumn Eklutna Lake photo shoot with Kristian Irey Photography. The couple wanted deep red tones with aspects of wild Alaska. That’s right up my alley! Here’s a showcase of their engagement …

Foraged bridal bouquet by Paper Peony Alaska

Alaska Weddings: Lacy + Jake

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I love a wedding that thinks outside the box. When bride Lacy contacted me, she had just seen my florals from a punk rock photo shoot where I used several dried wild elements from the Alaska forest. She wanted something similar. Since Lacy was getting married in a different season from that photo shoot I foraged a different set of dried …

Large centerpieces by Paper Peony Alaska

Alaska Weddings: Jennifer + Kris

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I was pretty stoked when Jennifer and Kris asked me to make their wedding flowers because they were getting married at Williwaw in downtown Anchorage. It’s so fun to have the opportunity to design for a new space. Jennifer was a motivated bride. She constructed all the flower boxes for the centerpieces and even included rope handles. This bride wanted …

Wild Alaska Wedding Bouquet by Paper Peony Alaska

Alaska Weddings: Julie + David

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This wedding finally wrapped up my summer of Skinny Raven weddings. My former coworker Julie is someone I really admire. She’s brave, adventurous and a total DIY-er. I was so happy she asked me to make her wedding flowers! Julie wanted something non-traditional with a little bit of Alaska flair. For her bouquet I used gorgeous white football mums, lisianthus, …

Alaska Weddings: Jillian + Tom

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Being an Alaska florist has its challenges. When a bride meets with me for the first time and has a gorgeous Pinterest board of café au lait dahlias, deep burgundy anemones and exotic greenery I have the challenge of telling her that Alaska has limitations. It’s a long journey for flowers to get here. Dahlias can’t make the trip in …