May 10, 2021

11 Petite & Pretty Wedding Bouquet Ideas

Kate & Mark Wedding - Bridesmaids Bouquet pink blush ivory and greenery - Round Hill Club - Michael Justin Studios

Kate & Mark Wedding – Bridesmaids Bouquet pink blush ivory and greenery – Round Hill Club – Michael Justin Studios

You’ve finally decided on the dress and shoes, now it’s time to start thinking about the flowers that you’ll be carrying down the aisle. As the bride’s ultimate floral accessory, the wedding bouquet is the finishing touch on your big day look and should be chosen carefully. While we love a voluminous clutch of cascading blossoms and greenery, smaller bouquets have been catching our eye most recently. What these petite arrangements lack in stature, they more than make up with beauty and meaning. Unique, creative, and personal details become all the more important here. This is especially true as brides have had to reconsider their original vision because of COVID-19, and plan for a smaller, more intimate affair.
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May 3, 2021

Interview With Jay Muse, Owner of Lulu Cake Boutique

Jay Muse - Owner/Chef Lulu Cake Boutique

Jay Muse – Owner/Chef Lulu Cake Boutique

When Jay Muse graduated from culinary school, he did what every aspiring pastry chef dreams about – he opened up a specialty bakery in New York City. “I just wanted to make muffins,” he says looking back. Cake wasn’t going to be a mainstay on the menu. Then one afternoon, a customer walked in and asked him to make a cake for her wedding. The rest is history.

Today, Jay is chef and partner of Lulu Cake Boutique in Scarsdale, NY. Headed by a dynamic team of bakers and designers with resumes that list Per Se, JoJo, and Auquavit, the award-winning bakery is sought after by couples who want their big day dessert to make a statement in style and taste. We’ve been fortunate to see Lulu Cake Boutique’s masterpieces in person, serving as the sweet punctuation mark on a handful of Real BB weddings. For these reasons and more, we couldn’t wait to interview Jay for our Industry Influencer series.
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April 27, 2021

Beautiful Ways To Use Curly Willow Branches Throughout Your Wedding

Alyson & Gary Wedding - Rose and Eucalyptus and Curly Willow Ceremony Floral Arch - The Estate at East Wind NY - Kate Neal Photography

Alyson & Gary Wedding – Rose and Eucalyptus and Curly Willow Ceremony Floral Arch – The Estate at East Wind NY – Kate Neal Photography

 

Expressive, unique, and eye-pleasing, curly willow branches are an excellent choice when you want make a statement with party decor. There’s no denying the enchanted feel they bring to the weddingscape. What is so appealing about curly willow from a floral designers standpoint is its versatility – it works well with just about any wedding style, from organic to whimsical to sophisticated. Looking for ideas on how to incorporate these natural elements into your big day? The search stops here. We went through the Real BB Wedding archives and rounded up our favorite designs that use curly willow branches. Read on to see all the beautiful ways curly willow takes decor to great, new heights.
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April 20, 2021

Bridal Looks Inspired By Your Favorite TV Shows

Sex and the City - The Knot via Getty Images

Sex and the City – The Knot via Getty Images

In an effort to stay positive, motivated, and make the best of the situation this past year, many of us set goals, which often involved learning a new skill or tackling a challenging project. Intentions were good starting out and we were excited to master a foreign language, finally finish those home improvements, and dust off the sewing machine. But as weeks turned into months turned into a year and counting, that initial drive ‘to make and do’ waned. Rest assured, you are not alone if during this time, comfort and solace was found in watching episode after episode of the numerous TV shows streaming online. The characters, story lines (often romantic and full of drama!), fabulous costumes, and idyllic scenery offered escapism from the harsh realities unfolding around us daily.
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April 13, 2021

13 Unique, Simple Ideas For Elevating Wedding Table Decor

Sarah and Adam Wedding - Centerpiece - Gramercy Park Hotel - Dan Seo Photography

Sarah and Adam Wedding – Centerpiece – Gramercy Park Hotel – Dan Seo Photography

The tablescape is the anchor of the wedding reception. While floral centerpieces are important, there are so many other details that impact the look and feel of a reception room. Table numbers, linens, place settings, name cards, dinnerware, and glassware can all be used to take decor to the next level. It really takes just one or two extra flourishes to create an unforgettably beautiful dining scene that will have everyone talking for weeks, even years to come.

We completely understand if the thought of having to make one more wedding decision makes you want to tear your To-Do list into tiny pieces. In order to ease your stress and work, we put together a list of unique and simple ideas for elevating wedding table decor.
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April 6, 2021

A Guide To Creating A Breathtaking Outdoor Wedding Ceremony

Kate & Chase Wedding - Bride & Groom Ceremony - Mansion at Natirar - by Sally Pinera

Kate & Chase Wedding – Bride & Groom Ceremony – Mansion at Natirar – by Sally Pinera

The wedding ceremony is typically designed around an archway, chuppah, or arrangements. Entering high wedding season with warmer days in the forecast, many couples are opting to head outdoors to say “I Do.” From spectacular views overlooking lush landscapes and signature city horizons to intimate gardens and terraces, the allure of an open-air ceremony is undeniable. What makes decorating for an outdoor ceremony so exciting for us as wedding florists is the variety of styles and elements that can be used to help set the stage for this one-in-a-lifetime event between two people. We love working with clients to bring their outdoor wedding dreams to life.
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