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InStyle Wedding Feature


February 2001


'The ceremony took place under a swagged chiffon canopy bedecked with ivory, champagne and white roses and cascading amaranthus. Centerpieces consisted of Casablanca lilies, Hawaiian dendrobium orchids and roses.'


'This handbag was covered with fresh 'porcelina' spray roses, Safari Sunset protea petals and cascading amaranthus for T-Boz's bridesmaids. Created by Avante Gardens.'



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April 1996


Wedding Trends

'Weddings are a favorite of Cathy Hillen-Rulloda, AIFD, PFCI of Avante Gardens-florals unique in Anaheim, CA.  What keeps her excited is creating different styles...and continually inventing.'


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Contemporary wedding bouquets
Winter Wedding Bouquets


November 2001


Winter Weddings

'The winter bride is a maverick.  Just by going 'out of season,' she's taken the first independent step towards a wedding that's a little different - a wedding with its own distinctive character.'



When it comes to quality in professional floral design, FLOWERS& leads the pack. With over 75 publishing awards for excellence in design and content, FLOWERS& remains the floral industry trendsetter.


May 1997


Flowers for Men

'With Father's Day in mind, floral designer Phil Rulloda asserts, "Men love flowers and appreciate being given them, even if they deny it.  In designing for men, color is the key...with most preferring vivid colors.  Men tend to have a preference for designs that are strong, unique and have character."'

Contemporary Floral Designs
Winter Bride's Bouquets


November 1999


Winter Weddings

"'Tis the season for wedding flowers with a special warmth and elegance."  Featuring 18 pages of winter wedding designs by Cathy Hillen-Rulloda.


September 1998


"For teacher and floral designer Phil Rulloda, "It's the inner spirit that makes a design beautiful, enriching it with memories and associations."



Bloomin' News

December 2001


Florist Profile

'Cathy Hillen-Rulloda blooms in a most extraordinary, colorful arrangement of talent and skill.'


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