October 10, 2019

BB Featured Bride Melanie On Her Show-stopping Pronovias Dress

Melanie & Nick Wedding - Bride's Bouquet - Suffolk Theater - Sean Gallery Photography

Melanie & Nick Wedding – Bride’s Bouquet – Suffolk Theater – Sean Gallery Photography

 

When your wedding theme is ‘1940s Oscars Party,’ only a red-carpet worthy dress will do for the occasion. Melanie could have easily been mistaken for a movie star as she made her way into The Suffolk Theater. Here she shares the details about her show-stopping Pronovias gown and bridal personals.

Part 2: Wedding Dress & Personals

It was evident from the beginning that as a couple, Melanie and Nick had a distinct style and their wedding was going to be one-of-a-kind. Perhaps it was this genuine, ‘go with your gut’ approach that made her search for the perfect dress so effortless. Melanie had scheduled two bridal appointments, one in the morning followed by a second in the afternoon. “After trying on and liking a few dresses at the first boutique, I headed to Pronovias in midtown. I knew which gown was going to be mine from the moment I put it on. The decision was so very ‘matter of fact’ that even my Mother-In-Law, who is a very emotional woman, didn’t shed a tear… until the fitting anyway.” She continues, “My mother wasn’t there, so we made a second visit together. My mind was already made up by then and thankfully, she felt the same way.”
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October 8, 2019

Stylish And Clever Wedding Sign Ideas

Marisa & Harland Wedding - Bride & Groom - Liberty Warehouse - by Mel Barlow

Marisa & Harland Wedding – Bride & Groom – Liberty Warehouse – by Mel Barlow

 

Telling your love story is a goal for most couples planning a wedding. Not only decorative accents, signs spell out (literally) the emotions and excitement felt during this once-in-a-lifetime event. They can also be used to highlight the special moments – first date, first kiss, proposal – in your relationship leading up to the walk down the aisle. On a lighter note, signs can be humorous – an expression of your fun-loving personalities. Looking for inspiration? We rounded up stylish and clever wedding sign ideas every engaged couple must see.
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October 3, 2019

Melanie & Nick: Hollywood Glamour at The Suffolk Theater

Melanie & Nick Wedding - Bride and Groom - Suffolk Theater - Sean Gallery Photography

Melanie & Nick Wedding – Bride and Groom – Suffolk Theater – Sean Gallery Photography

 

Melanie and Nick met like many couples do these days – online. After a few email exchanges, they made plans to meet at a chic downtown NYC bar only to find out there was a two hour wait to get in. The dive bar just around the corner seemed like a better option. Melanie recalls, “We spent hours talking and playing pool against a Michael Clark Duncan’s look-alike. In the cab ride home, I realized Nick forgot to close out our one-drink tab. That’s how lost in the moment we were.” She continues, “When we said our goodbyes, we both knew that we had just been on our ‘last’ first date.”
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October 1, 2019

Festive Fall Wedding Favor Ideas Your Guests Will Love

Caramel Apple Wedding Favors - via evermine.com

Caramel Apple Wedding Favors – via evermine.com

 

From nature’s vibrant colors to an ever-present golden light to the crisp chill filling the air, there’s just something magically romantic about a fall wedding. Getting to share this once-in-a-lifetime event with family and friends, many of whom have traveled far and wide, makes it all the more special. What better way to thank them than with a thoughtful gift that expresses the spirit of the season? Here are twelve festive fall wedding favor ideas to keep your guests all cozy and warm.

Autumn Scented Candles
Seasonal candles always make a great gift. Pumpkin spice, apple pie, mulled cider… these are the scents that evoke our most cherished memories of autumn.
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September 24, 2019

Yani & Divinity’s Magical, Fun-Filled Reception

Yani & Divinity Wedding - First Dance - Liberty House - Studio A Images

Yani & Divinity Wedding – First Dance – Liberty House – Studio A Images

 

By the time the rings were exchanged, it was clear to everyone that Yani and Divinity had put together the ultimate mixed tape of love songs for their ceremony. Yani looks back and says, “Finally, after the kiss, we exited into cocktail hour to ‘Is This Love’ by Bob Marley!” Here, she shares the final chapter in their Real BB Wedding Story.

Part 4: Card Table, Centerpieces, & Hanging Floral Dance Floor Installation

We always tell our couples not to overlook the card table – it’s the first thing guests see heading into the reception and helps set the tone for the rest of the wedding. Yani and Divinity completely ran with the idea in welcoming their family and friends. The traditional décor fixture took shape in a jaw-dropping tree made of wisteria and birch branches adorned with roses, ranunculus, camellia greenery, and moss. “We had heart-shaped origami place cards, inspired by our connection to Japan, suspended from the branches waiting for our guests,” Yani says.
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September 24, 2019

A Look Back At The Real BB Weddings Of Summer 2019

Lauren & Lou Wedding - Bride Groom Ceremony Chuppah - Natirar - Pat Furey Photography

Lauren & Lou Wedding – Bride Groom Ceremony Chuppah – Natirar – Pat Furey Photography

 

With the end of each season, we always like to take a moment to reflect on our weddings – what made each one unique, memorable, and especially beautiful. This past summer, we had the pleasure of decorating the most luxurious venues in the New York area. Wedding styles ranged from upscale elegance to natural romanticism to modern chic. As floral designers, it’s always exciting to see how flowers and décor enliven these already gorgeous spaces while expressing a couple’s style and personality.

 

Randi & Bryan Wedding - Chuppah - Gurneys Montauk - JoVon Photography

Randi & Bryan Wedding – Chuppah – Gurneys Montauk – JoVon Photography


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