Rejuvenate~~ Alda's sublimely beautiful frisky, rusticly elegant or eleganty elegant Maine Weddings and celebration flowers. 35th year pleasing more than 1000 happy Brides and Grooms and their families~ humbly exquisite,tastefully unique, exhilarating auroral rainbows of magical, fragrant colors and divine whites. Share the love. ~ ~~ Freedom Florist, near Belfast and Maine Flower Girl PearlsĀ®~~generosity and exceptional value. ~ ~ Bo's artisanal sparkling ambiance for laid-back up-scale days; By hiring both of us you'll end up having experienced something  utterly special~~ Alda grows a treasure trove of best of day flowers~ wild flowers, vines, perennials, shrubs, fruit branches, ferns, mosses and tropicals; gardenias, hops, hydrangeas, roses, primroses, peonies, sweet peas, orchids and lilacs are specialties. Her long established local and distant floral sources and most talented helpers are simply tops. We love doing the roads "less traveled by"'.   Ring 207-342-5796 or e-mail Alda Stich~ or Bo Atkinson~  We do the entire State of this magnificent Maine... Mount Desert Island, North East Harbor, Blue Hill, Brooklin, Castine, French's Point, Belfast, Pt Lookout, The Islands, Lincolnville, Camden Hills, Rockport, Rockland, St George, Cushing, Friendship, Waldoboro, Damariscotta, Christmas Cove, Boothbay Harbor, Southport, Freeport, Brunswick, Harpswell, Cape Elizabeth, Kennebunk, Kennebunkport, Wells, Naples, Sebago Lake, Rangeley, Old Town, Orono, and Bangor.. Alda's smooth sailing flowers and Bo's sparkling tent ambiance for Josh and Rick, Mount Desert Island were featured in the August 2012 issue of sold out Brides magazine, so view Alda's 2011page and scroll down about 1/4.


All Saints by the Sea Episcopal Church~ Newagen Seaside Inn, Southport

Large silver bowls~ grey dusty miller collars, whites with soft pinks, yellows, pale blues, lilacs and peach. Napkin sprigs~ fragrant white freesia

Orchid, calluna heather, white pine needle, pale blue belladonna delphinium and rose snowberry boutonnieres

Boat dock floral garland

Rustic jewel,  All Saints by the Sea, Southport. Three pomander kissing balls, breeze worthy, later set in tent

My serenely elegant Bride carried an all white bouquet with phalaenopsis orchids. Her Bridesmaids carried best of day, all white flowers ~ summer asters, casa blanca lilies, hydrangeas, white delphiniums, bella summer amaryllis, tuberoses, Japanese anemones, dahlias, lisianthus, roses and gooseneck loosestrife. Silver vases awaited at the tent.

Clip on pew ends. Vintage linen runner .

Maine black bears. Sweet Sensations cake.

Yale Bulldogs + Princeton Tiger crew  

High banners. Bo Atkinson, lighting and trees.

The Samoset Resort, Rockport


The Bridesmaids carried flowers of red, burgundy, pink, lavender and purple with touches of white. In the mix~freesia, tuberose, roses, ranunculus, phlox, amaryllis bella, pincushions and lisianthus



Kissing ball pomanders~ pink hydrangea, veronica, celosia, spray roses, hypericum berries and lisianthus, later moved to seating table.

Above garland later on the head table



Unity candle


My serenely elegant Bride carried a mostly all white bouquet~phalaenopsis orchids, hydrangea, sweet pepperbush, tuberoses, meadow rue, phlox, freesia, snapdragons, gooseneck loosestrife and pink ranunculus. The men wore phalaenopsis orchids.

Samoset ballroom ~some tables large low arrangements, some tables with tall

My mouth blown, Blenko crystal vases with centers of  floating orchids and callas, long tails, dancing amaranth and globe thistles on silver trays.

My style~ beautiful, abundant unique colors and fragrant flowers.When one live in a white world for usually half of  the year, when the Wedding season starts, it's time for awesome beauty. I am grateful for my Bridal families and their guests for choosing Maine.


The Newman Center, University of Maine, Orono
Christening Day, baby welcoming celebration. Come home to Maine.

Celadon pots ~wild maiden hair ferns

Garlands best of day whites~ cosmos, snapdragons, candytuft, butterfly bush, phlox, queen Anne's lace, foxgloves, roses, and marble arch salvia.

The serenely beautiful child.  

( I have a notion that like the returning spring song birds, if you marry in Maine, you will be drawn back to the wonderful aromas and gentle people that abound.)

Point Lookout Resort, Northport

Beach side rehearsal lobster bake~ rustic honeysuckle, tiger lilies, zinneas, nicotiana and Queen Annes' lace.

Top of the Summit, Point Lookout Resort, Northport

Large silver punch bowl ~ shades of white, orange, red and pink ~hollyhocks, gladiolas, casa blanca lilies, larkspurs and dahlias

Lace covered chuppah decorated with garlands of ruscus, hypericum berries, lilies, cymbidium orchids and "Red Sox" calla lilies. Large baskets were later moved to sides of band.

Pomander kissing ball chair ends of hydrangea, callas, ranunculus and saponaria were fit for moose as well.

Boutonnieres~ red orchids, white pine, freesia, heather, hypericum berries, hydrangea and sweet peas.

Bridesmaids' bouquets with more color and feather wisps.

My serenely beautiful Bride and her Mom carried white bouquets with touches of color.

Rolling fog throughout the ceremony. At times, one could clearly see the entire Penobscot Bay. 

Formally attired Summit. Half  the tables with signature light up moss topiaries; half with Blenko crystal vases. The mid section of vases floated calla lilies and orchids.

A pair of tall silver candelabra vases for side tables with tuberoses, ranunculus, hydrangea, primroses, love in a midst, jewels of opar and jasmine.


The tall arrangements set on silver trays with orchids had orange and red ranunculus, "Red Sox" red calla lilies, jasmine, hydrangea, long james storey orchids, crocosmia, and amaryllis bella.

Point Lookout's cake maker, Marc Rochembaut, created a splendid wedding cake with separated tieres that he decorated with my fresh flowers.



My serenely elegant Bride carried an all white, best of day bouquet of peonies, gardenias, balloon flowers, love in a mist and roses.


Her Bridesmaids carried red poppy anemones, peonies, astilbe, dahlias, fare well to Spring godetia, candelabra primroses and fragrant rose geraniums.


A large basket of peonies was left for the Sunday service in this most beautiful, Old Town Holy Family church.


The long stemmed pew ends were placed in my awaiting, tall clear rectangular vases at the Knights of Columbus hall.

Point Lookout Resort, Northport ~ perfect Thanksgiving with Wedding ceremony in front of glowing fireplace followed by silver candle light dinner for nine.The Bride selected best of day white flowers and ferns set in my antique Maine silver collection.



Rustic Elegance for beautiful Camp Mataponi in Naples on spectacular Sebago Lake. 111 Maine did the catering.  My Bride inspired me using Pinterest.


Wild flowers of the day were suspended by hemp twine in pint blue Mason jars were etherial pink Japanese anemones, love in a mist, blue lobelia, phlox, nicotiana, pee gee hydrangea, fairy candle cimicifuga  and touquoise porcelain vine berries.


The flower boy, Corgi Pickles, wore a floral wreath of Karl Lagerfeld pale fragrant sumptuous lavender roses, hydrangea, seeded eucalyptus and Cascade hops. It was bound with burlap ribbon.

The men's boutonnieres were composed of white pine needles, thistle erygium, Cascade hops and rose snowberries. They were bound in fresh wild sphagnum moss and tied with burlap threads.



Small corsages of fresh gardenias, pink calluna heather, roses and snowberries for Grandma and sister. The Moms carried small nosegays. All flowers were with tied with burlap ribbon.

The Bridesmaids carried eryngium thistle, asters, turtleheads, delphiniums, tuberoses, scabiosa spheres, seeded eucalyptus, kiss me over the garden gate, roses, prairie gentian lisianthus, veronica and viburnum berries.

The Bride and her maids wore fragrant fresh gardenias in their hair.

The aisle was lined with the Brides collection of anique blue Mason jars filled with best of the day wild flowers .



My serenely beautiful Bride carried eryngium thistles, Japanese anemonies, Prairie gentian lisianthus, asters, turtleheads, delphiniums, tuberoses, scabiosa spheres, seeded eucalyptus, kiss me over the garden gate, roses, veronica and blue viburnum berries.


A canoe was filled with wonderful beer varieties, sphagnum moss, larch branches, ferns and ice.


The cocktail tables and rest rooms had antique blue Mason jars filled with butterfly bush, snapdragons, turtleheads, veronica, kiss me over the garden gate, spray roses, eryngium thistles,  viburnum berries and seeded eucalyptus.


Two 8 foot long tables were joined together with burlap runners to seat twelve.They had 40 inch burlap runners.


Within a bouquet of vivd blue hydrangeas set in large antique Maine silver bowls were nestled blue delphiniums roses, pink summer amaryllis, eryngium thistles, kiss me over the garden gate, seeded eucalyptus and cascading emerald tasseled amaranths. Sprigs of fragrant flowering applemint were tucked into each napkin.


Even dinner was decorated in a sumptuoous wreath.


The beautiful Wedding cake from the Bankery in Skowhegan had a fern and thistle top and touches of button globe amaranth and rose snowberries.



To book for 2013 and 2014