6 Things You Need To Know When Working with a Wedding Florist

For beautiful Tagaytay country weddings, you might want to consider a professional wedding florist.  Here are 6 things you should  know when you’re working with one for your big day.  Article by Catherine Clark of Offbeat Bride.

Offbeat couples run the gamut with their floral choices: bouquet alternatives and non-floral bouquets, DIYed flowers, paper flowers, and of course, good ol’ lucious real flower arrangements. We’ve seen them DIYed from a supermarket, arranged at a farmer’s market the day before, or designed and set up by professional florists.

Flowers by Serge Igonia 02The latter is our focus today. If you’re going for real, from-nature flora arranged by a pro, this is your go-to guide. Continue reading 6 Things You Need To Know When Working with a Wedding Florist

Gowns by Mel Orlina Couture [Our Featured Wedding Supplier]

Sofia’s Cakes Tagaytay-Amadeo Road sends out a hearty “Happy Birthday” to Mel Orlina of Mel Orlina Couture!

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Happy Birthday, Mel!

We’ve had the pleasure of working with Ms. Orlina at Renzie and Odette’s wedding at Tagaytay Highlands last year.  Since then, we’ve been recommending her to our brides with gown requirements, as Mel is such a pleasure to work with.

Check out some of the wedding preparation highlights featuring Mel’s gown creations:

Mel Orlina Couture, Renzie and Odette's Tagaytay Wedding, www.sofiascakes.com
Getting everyone together for a family shot.
Mel Orlina Couture, Renzie and Odette's Tagaytay Wedding, www.sofiascakes.com
Photos by Oly Ruiz and Team Metrophoto.
Mel Orlina Couture, Renzie and Odette's Tagaytay Wedding, www.sofiascakes.com
A happy bride is a beautiful bride!
Mel Orlina Couture, Renzie and Odette's Tagaytay Wedding, www.sofiascakes.com
The bride’s family. Gowns by Mel Orlina.
Mel Orlina Couture, Renzie and Odette's Tagaytay Wedding, www.sofiascakes.com
Off to get married!

Here are some more wedding prep photos from Renzie and Odette’s wedding:

Photos mainly taken at the wedding preps venue for the day– Balai Taal.  Taken by Oly Ruiz and his very capable team over at Metrophoto.  Hair and makeup by team Leo Posadas.

About Mel Orlina Couture

Designer Mel Orlina describes her work as “flatteringly feminine with a modern edge”.  You can check out her official Facebook page here for a lot more photos from her more recent wedding projects.