May 3, 2022

Go Green: Stunning Wedding Decor Ideas With Ivy

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Anuca and Deepak Wedding - High Centerpiece Floating Candles - New York Botanical Garden - Amy Sims Photography

Anuca and Deepak Wedding – High Centerpiece Floating Candles – New York Botanical Garden – Amy Sims Photography

When we think of ivy, images of picturesque rural cottages blanketed in vines or leaf-strewn garden lattices come to mind. But what about wedding décor? Our clients are always surprised to learn that ivy can be used as greenery, complementing just about any type of flower. Available all year round, the evergreen climbing plant looks wonderful on its own, or combined with other foliage to add texture and dimension. Its verdant tendrils catch the eye while bringing a sense of natural elegance to a room. From bouquets to reception tablescapes, we have rounded up beautiful ideas for incorporating ivy into your special day.
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January 25, 2022

Why Choosing Your Wedding Flowers Early Is Important (And 7 Things You Should Know Before Meeting Your Florist)

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Jewel and Daniel Wedding - Brides Bouquet - Stone Mill New York Botanical Garden - Josh Mccullock

Jewel and Daniel Wedding – Brides Bouquet – Stone Mill New York Botanical Garden – Josh Mccullock

If you are in the midst of planning a wedding, chances are you have put together a To-Do list laying out in detail all that needs to get done before the big event. To-Do lists help organize, prioritize, and track progress. However, when faced with a huge project, we often leave the hardest tasks to the last minute. Doing the easiest, least-time consuming things first gives a sense of accomplishment – until it doesn’t. Dread of what’s to come mounts, becoming heavier as the weeks go by.
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July 6, 2021

How To Wear Wedding Hair Flowers: Inspiration From Real BB Brides

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Cammie & Peter wedding - Brides Hair Flowers - Brooklyn Botanic Garden - Nicki Sebastian Photography

Cammie & Peter wedding – Brides Hair Flowers – Brooklyn Botanic Garden – Nicki Sebastian Photography

Choosing the final touches for your wedding day look, you’ve been flirting with the thought of wearing hair flowers. But all the ideas you are finding in bridal magazines and on Pinterest and Instagram seem a bit ‘extra.’ While the floral fantasy headpieces and crowns look incredibly beautiful in fashion editorials, they may come across as ‘over the top’ in real life. You invested so much time, energy, and let’s be honest, money, in finding the perfect wedding dress after all – flower accessories should complement your bridal ensemble rather than distract from it.
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June 29, 2021

4 Wedding Color Palettes To Inspire Your Big Day

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Jewel and Daniel Wedding - Brides Bouquet - Stone Mill New York Botanical Garden - Josh Mccullock

Jewel and Daniel Wedding – Brides Bouquet – Stone Mill New York Botanical Garden – Josh Mccullock

You are not alone if choosing a wedding color palette is proving to be a difficult task. From personal style and the mood you want to set for the celebration to season and venue, there are so many factors that go into pinning down the perfect scheme to decorate your big day. Your color palette influences every detail, especially flowers. Wedding blooms are available in every color of the rainbow. We love talking with clients about the myriad of different shades that can be incorporated into floral decor – white or beige, plum or wine, peach or tangerine, pink or watermelon? Since floral decor plays an important role in color expression, we picked out four eye-catching wedding color palettes based on flowers to help inspire and shape your vision.
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June 15, 2021

How To Use Greenery In Your Wedding Ceremony Backdrop (What You Need To Know)

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Kelly and Jon Wedding - Chuppah Detail - Maritime Parc - Yumi Matsuo Studios

Kelly and Jon Wedding – Chuppah Detail – Maritime Parc – Yumi Matsuo Studios

You have researched and pinned ‘all things’ flowers, but have you given any deep thought to the greenery that you will use in your wedding ceremony backdrop? This is a question we ask all of our clients and in most cases, the answer is ‘no.’ Understandably, as leaves and stems usually play a supporting role to the real stars of the show – roses, peonies, orchids, and dahlias. But like any great movie or play, unforgettable wedding decor is dependent on the chemistry between the entire cast.
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June 8, 2021

Flower By Flower: Real BB Wedding Bouquet Recipes

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Stephanie & Rob Wedding - Bridesmaids Bouquets - Carousel Lighthouse Point - Sarma & Co.

Stephanie & Rob Wedding – Bridesmaids Bouquets – Carousel Lighthouse Point – Sarma & Co.

When we first meet with our brides to discuss the design of their dream bouquet, they usually have one or two ‘go-to’ flowers in mind such as the garden rose, peony, or ranunculus. This is a great starting point, but rarely does a bouquet contain just one or two flowers. Rather, the colors, texture, and dimension that define a bouquet’s unique beauty are the result of major and secondary blooms in combination with fillers and greenery.

To help our readers better understand all the pretty details that go into assembling the perfect hand-held arrangement, we are sharing the floral recipes from our most ‘liked’ Real BB Wedding bouquets.
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