Installing Vines of Light in Stonover Farm’s Weeping Willow Trees

Stonover Farm’s two giant weeping willow trees create a gorgeous visual focal point for the duck pond area of the property.  For my recent clients Josh and Emily I upped the wow factor of these trees by installing dangling vines of twinkle lights throughout their branches. I used a Genie S-65 boom lift from NES Rentals in springfield to do the installation.  It’s a four-wheel-drive self-propelled diesel lift with a telescoping boom...

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Experimenting with my new LED PARs

LED technology as applied to stage lighting fixtures has finally gotten just good enough that if one invests in fairly high-end equipment, one can get LED fixtures that actually mix some pretty natural-looking warm whites and lovely light pastels… …in addition to the impressive saturated colors that almost all LED fixtures can produce. After a two-year search for an LED PAR fixture that is the perfect fit for my company, I finally...

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Custom Muslin Curtains at Stonover Farm

The muslin curtain panels that I built in my studio this spring had their debut at Stonover Farm at a recent early summer wedding: The barn doors and transom window above are about fourteen feet tall, but I built the curtain panels at sixteen feet tall to allow enough extra fabric to drape the curtains open and pool them attractively on the barn floor to frame the doorway nicely.  The greenery tiebacks are by Michaela Hogarty of Days of May...

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Meeting Clients in my Studio

Meeting Clients in my Studio

My 2016 clients Emily and Josh and their parents came to my studio this morning to go over revised layout drawings, see a sample of the hanging vines of light that I’m planning for some outdoor trees for them, and check out some possibilities for chalkboard signs. Thank you to Josh’s mom for snapping a few photos for...

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