December 30, 2018

Lorenza & Pete Celebrate Saying ‘I Do’ With A Festive Reception

After exchanging vows at the Church of St. Paul the Apostle, newlyweds Lorenza and Pete jumped into a vintage Rolls Royce and were whisked away to their reception at the New York Botanical Garden. Here, featured bride Lorenza shares the final chapter in her Real BB Wedding story.

 

Lorenza & Pete Wedding – Candelabras with Christmas Trees – NYBG – by the Hons

 

Part 4: Reception, Card Table and Holiday Tablescape

“Since I was a little girl, I dreamed of waking up on my wedding day to snow,” recalls Lorenza. Sure enough, when she opened her eyes on December 9th, the season’s first snowfall was blanketing New York City. The magical outdoor setting was the perfect complement to her and Pete’s winter themed reception.
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January 9, 2018

Pretty Types of Flowers for Winter Wedding Bouquets

Just because you are getting married during the coldest time of the year doesn’t mean that you can’t carry a stunning floral bouquet down the aisle! In fact, winter offers many types of flowers that reflect the beauty of the season, which can be designed in a bevy of styles and color palettes ranging from all white to rich wine and berry hues. For the winter bride getting ready to tie the knot, here’s all the inspiration you need to create the prettiest bouquet for your wedding day.

Anemone

Anemone Flower – via thefrenchsampler.blogspot

 

Due to its delicate appearance, the anemone symbolized fragility and anticipation in the language of flowers. The anemone’s unique beauty made it a muse to Monet and Matisse and each master painter used the bloom as inspiration in their art.
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December 26, 2017

Beautiful Greenery for Your Winter Wedding

We absolutely love how wedding floral decor takes on the mood of the season. Winter is especially wonderful because there is a strong focus on lush greenery. Paired with stunning blooms, greenery expresses the innate beauty and spirit that is only sensed this time of year. For the bride looking for decor inspiration, here are three types of winter wedding greenery you can use in bridal florals, aisle decorations, and the reception tablescape. All are gorgeous, alluring, and sure to add unforgettable style and personality to your special day.

Dusty Miller

The soft, luxurious texture and frosted hue makes dusty miller a favorite greenery to incorporate in your winter wedding festivities. Regarded for its versatility and charm, the filler works splendidly in bouquets, centerpieces, and aisle arrangements.
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December 19, 2017

Gorgeous Decor Ideas for Your Winter Wedding

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…. for weddings. We love working with our winter brides to create a day that is beautiful and captures the magic of the season. From the breathtaking snowfalls to playful embellishments to color palettes that range from whispery white and silver to rich berry tones, inspiration can be found everywhere you look!

Here’s a round up of gorgeous decor ideas for your winter wedding that won’t leave guests feeling like they are trapped inside a souvenir snow globe.

Ceremony: Make It A Walk to Remember
When it comes to planning your ceremony, draw from winter’s natural beauty for aisle and alter decorations, lighting, and accent details.
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January 11, 2017

Getting Married in a Winter Wonderland

The holidays have passed, the new year has arrived, and all of our winter brides are wishing for one thing: a snowfall on their wedding day to create a magical scene. We can’t control the weather, but we can control our wedding décor, ideas and accents to produce a perfect winter wedding. Inspiring winter color schemes, décor, flowers, and accents can help bring your theme to life. Using our winter wisdoms will help you and your guests remember why you chose to get married at the most wonderful time of the year.

 

Reception / Melanie and Graig / Tribeca Rooftop / Brett Matthews Photography


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December 5, 2016

Berries & Branches: Bringing the Outside In

Incorporating berries, branches, and greenery into winter celebrations may be one of the oldest decorating traditions, harking back to Pagan winter solstice rituals that even pre-date Christmas. Living in the city, it’s easy to forget the wide range of plants that truly shine in the winter months.  We’ve compiled a list of some popular options for brides looking to bring the spirit of the solstice to their wedding celebration and ceremony with all the beautiful shapes, colors, and textures winter flora has to offer.

Winter Table Runner via Weddingomania

Ilex Berries

Ilex Berries via Vita Ranunkler

 

Ilex berries, or winter berries, come from a type of holly native to the Northeast. When the shrub sheds its leaves in late fall, vibrant red berries are revealed along its stem. These clusters of bright spheres have long been associated with winter festivities, and incorporating ilex berries into your winter wedding is a perfect way to invoke the holiday spirit and create a warm, traditional ambiance.
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