Fall in love with Sassafras Springs Vineyard

Katia and Brian who are living in Little Rock searched the website to find their wedding venue.  When they found “Sassafras Springs Vineyard” in Springdale, AR they felt it was a beautiful place to have their wedding.  Then they visited “Sassafras Sprigs Vineyard” and they fell in love with it.  They decided the venue to […]

Fall Farm Wedding

Lauren and Lucas had a beautiful wedding at Mockingbird Farm in Wesley, Arkansas in October 2016.  It was completely isolated from town, but it is only 25 minutes from the Fayetteville Square. The farm was surrounded by big trees and green pasture land with numerous horses.  In addition to a Bed & Breakfast, there is […]

My First Photo Shoot, I did it!

I am a friend of DeDe, the owner of Dream Design Events, and I became a one-day model to introduce her flower backdrop work. I am not a professional model (I am a student at the University of Arkansas) and frankly, I was nervous about the results. I was surprised when I saw the photos later and knew that they turned out great! Wow […]

Paper Flower Class

Have you seen paper flower backdrops?  You may have seen paper flower backdrops at bridal shows, weddings, bridal showers, birthday parties and so on.  You can decorate paper flowers on drapes, boards and in a frame.  They are very beautiful!  I teach how to make paper flowers and you can also make paper flowers.  It’s […]

Adorable Proposal Idea

  Natalie and Dustin got married on May 7th, 2016 at Barn at the Springs in Springdale, AR.  It was absolutely beautiful. My wedding couple had a surprise idea at their wedding.   They wanted to give a chance for one of their groomsmen, Joe, to propose to his girlfriend Kaitlin.  Natalie and Dustin told […]

A Mother’s Day Celebration

Mother’s Day comes quickly this year – Sunday May 8! A handmade gift is always the best, so make Mom something unique or do something special! There are all kinds of ways to make her feel great and happy. I think the best gift is spending a time with your mom. My mother was a […]

Spring Tea Table Setting

Spring has arrived in Arkansas! Spring is my favorite time of the year because everything is fresh and new. Table settings with spring colors, tea, fine china and sweets on the table are absolutely beautiful. This table setting is bringing out all the whimsy of spring. Gorgeous spring colors of flowers, tea, sweets and my handmade fan […]

Giveaway “Bunnies” !!!

I walked outside the downtown Fayetteville, AR two days ago and I enjoyed watching the early colorful spring flowers: the crocuses and daffodils. They are so cute!!! It’s still cold but these flowers are showing vivid colors. They seem like stars dancing! Are you ready for Easter? I wanted to show you the unique and cute […]

A Dream Design Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day will be here soon! A special day like Valentine’s Day is about creating a romantic and relaxing mood for you and your loved one, feelings of ambiance and brightness! Simple flower arrangements, decorations and candles work perfectly to set the mood. DeDe’s backdrop for Valentines Day is new and stylish way to create […]


Every love story is beautiful, but ours is my favorite… Photography by Xander Swanson Photography xanderswanson.com