June 30, 2014

Flower Glossary!!

Here are the meanings and the seasons for some of the most popular wedding flowers.

Anemone (fall-spring): expectation

Baby’s Breath (year-round): innocence

Calla lily (spring/summer): magnificent beauty

Camellia (spring): perfect liveliness

Carnation (year-round): boldness (pink), love (red), talent (white)

Chrysanthemum (year-round): wealth, abundance, truth

Daisy (year-round): empathy, openness

Freesia (spring/summer): innocence

Gardenia (year-round): purity, joy

Gerbera daisy (year-round): beauty

Holly (winter): foresight

Iris (spring): faith, wisdom

Lilac (spring): first love

Lily (summer): truth, honor

Magnolia (spring/summer): happiness

Magnolia (spring/summer): love of nature

Orange Blossom (fall): purity

Orchid (year-round;imported): love, beauty

Rose (year-round): love (red), “I am worthy of you” (white)

Stephanotis (year-round): marital happiness

Sunflower (fall): adoration

Tulip (spring): love, passion

Categories: Blog, Types of Flowers

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June 30, 2014

Tips on Assembling your Guest List

Coming up with your guest list should be one of the first things you think about. After all, it’s your friends and family who make your party. However, it’s also these people who greatly affect your budget and venue options. This is why assembling your guest list is one of the most stressful parts of wedding planning.

Here is a timeline of things to do regarding your guests:

ASAP – Start drafting your guest list

12+ months before – finalize the guest list

9-11 months before – finalize your guest list

6-8 months before – send out save-the-dates

3 months before – send out A-list invitations, reserve hotel rooms for out-of-town guests Read More

Categories: Blog, Luxury Wedding Expertise, Must Read Bridal Advice

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