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April 2018

Exclusive: Miss America Betty Cantrell Marries in Traditional Greek Orthodox Wedding—With a Rustic Barn Twist

Former Miss America Betty Cantrell found some seriously unique ways to marry tradition with modernity in her wedding to Spencer Maxwell on April 13.

The bride, who grew up attending a Greek Orthodox Church in Macon, Georgia, wanted to honor her upbringing while also making the day feel sophisticated and modern—and she was able to achieve […]

January 2018

Christmas is in the air!

The Christmas season has officially arrived! Hay House opened its doors Thursday, Nov. 30, for patrons to preview the elaborately decorated interiors for the ruby anniversary of Hay House being listed on the Georgia Trust of Historic Places. Rubies, the appropriate gift for a 40th anniversary, is the theme of this year’s Christmas at Hay […]

Floral boutique opens in old Joshua’s Cup building

After languishing for several years with an uncertain future, the former Joshua’s Cup on Washington Avenue debuted its new role on Thursday evening, Sept. 7, as an elegant, classically designed studio for Mary Dawson Pinson, who has been wowing her clients with breathtaking floral arrangements long enough to have tongues wagging and excitement at a […]

Floral Designer Opens Macon Studio

In this edition of Right Here we visit Mary Pinson, a floral designer with a new studio in downtown Macon.

Mary Pinson cuts hydrangeas and pushes the stems into a large foam base. She’s getting ready for her grand opening.

“It is for my party,” she said. “This is going to be a flower column so you won’t […]

Floral design studio to open in downtown Macon

A floral design studio will open soon in the same building that was once home for a popular coffee shop, Joshua Cup Coffee, in downtown Macon.

Mary Pinson Floral Design Studio will be a one stop shop for events, according to owner Mary Pinson.

December 2017

Mary Pinson featured in The Salonniere.

You might say Mary is the golden girl of floral design, not just because gold is her favorite color and permeates so many of her floral creations, but also because she’s one of the most talented designers in the business.

October 2017

Macon Magazine 2017 Women in Business

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August 2017

Mary Pinson featured in Macon Magazine

I am thrilled to have my floral studio in Downtown Macon, in the old Joshua Cup space. I am a floral and event designer/planner. I specialize in large parties, weddings and corporate events in Macon, Atlanta, Savannah and beyond. I can handle every detail of your party from planning to execution. The process of designing […]

January 2017

Newton Chapel Wedding in Macon Georgia – Julie + Cal

Before our first date Julie and I spoke on the phone (for over an hour). I knew from that point that I had to meet this engaging, strong and inspiring person so we agreed on a location and time for a first date. On May 2nd we met at The Rookery and had an immediate connection and from their it didn't take long for both of us to realize we had something really special.

August 2016


Allyson and Chase love Clemson. I'm sure a lot of that love stems from the fact that that's where they met! They met at a football game and I actually got to see the exact seats where history went down when Allyson and I went to Clemson for her bridal portrait session.