January 16, 2018

Gorgeous Decor Ideas With Anemone Wedding Flowers

As one of our favorite wedding flowers of the season, we thought it would be nice to feature the anemone as the first BB Bloom in Spotlight for 2018. With its striking, black center and delicate petals, it’s no wonder brides choose to incorporate the anemone into wedding floral decor. And as designers, we love this bloom’s versatility. From simple and classic to whimsical garden to romantic elegance, the anemone can be used in just about any style of wedding. It offers a spectrum of pretty colors ranging from crisp white (the most popular) and blush to purple, burgundy, red, and pink.
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Categories: Blog, Floral Arrangements and Decor Advice, Types of Flowers

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January 11, 2018

Marianna & Peter: A Classic New York Affair at the Mandarin Oriental

We always look forward to the fresh start that comes with a new year! We’ve decided to take a new approach to presenting you with our weddings on our blog. Each month, we’ll feature a new Bride & Blossom bride, and take you through her wedding journey from start to finish over a series of posts. Our hope is that our dear readers will get to know our beautiful brides more and see what makes each Bride & Blossom wedding so special and unique from the next!

 

Marianna & Peter Wedding - Bride & Groom - Bouquet - Mandarin Oriental New York - Fred Marcus Studio

Marianna & Peter Wedding – Bride & Groom – Bouquet – Mandarin Oriental New York – Fred Marcus Studio


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Categories: Blog, Bride & Blossom Weddings, Featured Venue, Luxury Wedding Expertise

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January 2, 2018

Just said “yes?” How to Get Started Planning for Your Wedding

Congratulations on your engagement! Take some time to enjoy the moment. But once the sparkling (that ring!) engagement clouds start to lift, you’ll have to take the first steps toward planning your wedding. Just thinking about choosing a venue, finding a dress, and deciding on types of flowers and decor can be overwhelming for any bride-to-be. But with strategy and organization, you’ll stay on course to making your wedding dreams a reality. Here’s how to get started.

 

I Said Yes - via brit.co

I Said Yes – via brit.co

 

Make A Checklist

The average engagement lasts 16 months. You won’t have an exact date set in stone until you confirm a venue, but it’s smart to have an idea of which month/season in which you want to get married. From there, you can work out a checklist with a timetable to make sure important things like making a guest list, choosing your bridal party, and securing vendors are taken care of. A quick Google search will uncover a bevy of wedding checklists – we like this detailed one from Perfect Wedding Guide.
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Categories: Blog, Luxury Wedding Expertise, Must Read Bridal Advice

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December 28, 2017

Bride & Blossom Looks Back at 2017: A Year of Gorgeous Weddings

We always like to end the year on a reflective note. 2017 has been wonderful for Bride & Blossom and our hearts are overflowing with gratitude.

First, the warmest thank you to our brides! We loved getting to know each of you as the plans for your special day took shape. You are all unique, but share one thing in common – a wish for a wedding that is not only unforgettable, but also a sincere reflection of your personality and style. Your visions inspire us to design wedding florals that are beautiful, one-of-a-kind, and a true statement of love.

We’ve been fortunate to connect with committed vendors in the wedding industry. This past year, our professional relationships continued to grow and strengthen, laying the groundwork for more exciting collaborations in the future.
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Categories: Blog, Bride & Blossom Weddings, Floral Arrangements and Decor Advice

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November 14, 2017

Christina + Derek: Urban Bliss at The Foundry

Christina and Derek were married on a lovely day in July at The Foundry in Long Island City.

 

Christina & Derek Wedding - Bride and Groom First Kiss - The Foundry LIC - Kevin Markland Photography

Christina & Derek Wedding – Bride and Groom First Kiss – The Foundry LIC – Kevin Markland Photography

 

You just never know when your soulmate is going to walk into your life. For Christina and Derek, all it took was a chance meeting through a mutual friend. Not long after, the couple realized that they had found what many spend years looking for – true love. Looking back at that moment ten years ago, Christina said, “We hit it off right away and have been together ever since.”
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Categories: Blog, Bride & Blossom Weddings, Featured Venue, Luxury Wedding Expertise

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November 7, 2017

Light Up Your Reception: Stunning Ways To Use Candles In Wedding Centerpieces

Nothing sets a romantic mood like candles. As the temperature starts to dip, our weddings move to indoor venues where the atmosphere is warm and lovely, but natural light may be lacking. For this reason, incorporating candles into wedding décor becomes especially important during the fall and winter seasons!

Where to start? One feature that we especially love to see enhanced with a flickering flame or two is the wedding centerpiece. Candles come in a variety of options including pillar, taper, votive, and tea light. There are so many ways to create an illuminating display that radiates style, luxury, and romance for your tablescape. From cozy and intimate to modern chic to grand opulence, here are stunning ideas for using candles in your wedding reception décor.
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