Wedding Flowers & Photos 101: A Seminar for the Bride-to-Be





Ellwood’s Community Classroom


Sarah Pollard Chiffriller | Petals & Twigs

Designer Sarah Pollard Chiffriller, a graduate of St. Margaret’s School and Randolph-Macon Woman’s College, is a native of White Stone, Virginia.  A member of the Garden Club of Virginia’s Boxwood Garden Club, she is a multiple flower show award winner, including the 2004 Blue Challenge Class, George S. Vance Award for Most Creative Arrangement. You may also recognize her from earthy, floral arrangements by Twigs for sale at Ellwood Thompson’s.

Allison Fiebert & Jenny McQueen | Capture Photography

Allison and Jenny’s Richmond based wedding and portrait photography business specializes in recording the artfulness of moments unfolding naturally. They love to capture real memories filled with genuine emotion. They believe in creating real images that reflect the uniqueness of each couple’s expressions of love. The identity of their real photographs is often described as ‘timeless’ and ‘organic’.


Newly engaged? Congratulations! Now let the planning begin! Our experts will help welcome you to the world of weddings by highlighting two key elements: Flowers & Photography.

Sarah Pollard Chiffriller can help you navigate the sea of choices in the flower industry. What flowers are seasonal? When can I get local flowers? What flowers are available to me when?  Not sure who should get flowers for the wedding service or where to put flowers for the reception? Sarah will help, and bring any questions you’d like answered!

Allison and Jenny will give you insight into what makes good wedding photos and what make standout photos, from engagement portraits to the day-of shots. Along with tips and tricks of the trade, they’ll also have examples of their work so you can see the proof. Come prepared with any photography questions you may have for the duo.





Register for class

There is limited seating for this class so registering ahead of time is preferred.

Register online for the class now.


Call the customer service desk at 804-359-7525.