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Our Summer Must-Have’s

Our Summer Must-Have’s

Summer is here … Our Must Have items for summer!  Were you able to make it to our very first fashion show? If not, keep reading - we are going to show you some of our personal favorites from that night, and if you were able to go, still keep reading, because we are...

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Define Your Vision…

Define Your Vision…

How do you define your vision?  For us, this question is the first one we ask at the beginning of any design process - whether it is an event, a room, or a whole home. Figuring out what you want to feel when you experience it is the first step to defining that vision....

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You can go your own way…

You can go your own way…

“The Power of Positivity”...we’ve all heard it… and frankly, it’s overused - right?! We’re big dreamers over here at OPD.  We’re also pretty stubborn.  Tell us “no” or that we can’t do something ...and we’ll find a way to prove you wrong.  “Dream it, and you’ll...

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You’re Engaged! Now what?

You’re Engaged! Now what?

First off, CONGRATULATIONS!!  You are about to begin planning one of your most memorable days, that is over in a blink of an eye.  The reality is - the day goes by really really fast.  It’s a whirlwind -  but we promise, the guests see all those details...

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February

February

February is here! The month you know you struggled to spell correctly growing up, The month that has only 28 days unless we’re leaping. The month of the pudgy cherub with his arrow...Valentine’s Day! You either love it or you hate it. Are we right?  This February,...

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One word. One Focus. That’s It.

One word. One Focus. That’s It.

One word. One Focus. How can you identify a word that can help you define your next 12 months? How can you possibly trust that a word that you didn’t even pick is going to be your inspiration for the next year? We don’t do resolutions … we do words! And, for 2020 - we...

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Christmas Traditions

Christmas Traditions

Here in our new space at OPD we’ve had the opportunity to explore fresh ideas, brainstorm visions for the shop and offer up a wish list of future products and events. We are constantly looking ahead, anticipating needs and striving to deliver all things Prettier.  As...

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Entertaining… add the extra details

Entertaining… add the extra details

  2020 really has us appreciating time in a myriad of ways. The time we spend with others beyond our immediate family has dwindled down in frequency, size, and scope. All out extravaganzas have transitioned to intimate soirées and we’re all for it.Thanksgiving is...

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A Fireplace Makeover

A Fireplace Makeover

Lighter, brighter and oh so cozy! Lots of us are jumping into projects in our homes. Some of these projects stem from that ongoing list that seems to grow instead of shrink. With the curveball we’ve all been thrown, we are reminded of how much we all yearn for a...

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I said Yes, I chose me

I said Yes, I chose me

"August came...8am on a Monday came..and out I went on my front steps to make that call I have waited my entire career for." Where do I start? With the excitement and joy? Nervousness and uncertainty? Relief and calmness? Seriously, the waves of emotions that I have...

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Backyards & Beaches

Backyards & Beaches

Backyards & Beaches ...  What do each of these have in common? Yes, they're both places that we're retreating to, but in the year of COVID, they're also the new destination for wedding venues!  This year has us all rethinking the traditional wedding and for many...

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It’s Finally Here

It’s Finally Here

This move has been no joke, but we’re so proud of the end result and all the opportunities that this expansion allows… more product, more workshops, more in-store events, and a whole lot more

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Meet the Team

Meet the Team

The women who power OPD. They’ve been behind the scenes since quarantine, but valued nonetheless, so we thought it was high time to give a proper introduction to all the lovely ladies who power the Only Prettier Design Team. 

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Meet Dianne

Meet Dianne

    It's Dianne's turn! Get to know the determined heart & soul that's behind the Only Prettier Design Team. Dianne is a co-owner of OPD along with Heather. She's an old soul, thoughtful and the hardest worker you'll ever meet.  As a co-owner she juggles a...

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5 Ways of Coping with Quarantine

5 Ways of Coping with Quarantine

Many of you have seen our IG stories documenting our new Store Renovation and may be questioning our sanity. While we’ve certainly been tempted to pause and have had many days of doubt, we’re rallying around 5 P’s to get us through these crazy times.    Stay...

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Advice for Planning your Wedding During COVID-19

Advice for Planning your Wedding During COVID-19

Advice for Planning Your Wedding During COVID-19  Do you have a wedding planned for 2020 or 2021 and are wondering what you should do?  Based on White House advisement, the safest and recommended choice is to postpone your ceremony. We know it’s a tough pill to...

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Welcome to the OPD Blog!

Hi! We are Heather & Dianne and we’re the proud owners of Only Prettier Design...wedding florists and designers! Our shop in the greater Boston area is filled with fresh blooms and all the home decor to make your heart swoon. Besides entrepreneurs, we are also busy moms to 4 kiddos each! Our lives are crazy, but beautiful. We are excited to share our story with you, all while keeping it very real. While we’re super excited to show you how to execute a beautiful tablescape and design a stunning floral arrangement...we also want this to be a place to share the real struggles of balancing work and life while creating a life we love!