First thought, umm yess! We found a great article in the NYT about couples who have to arrange their special day twice due to their family’s religious or cultural traditions. Check out this interesting podcast to explore whether anyone really needs two weddings and how to price accordingly.
This just in… One of the coolest chuppah structures we have ever seen! It was from a wedding at the New York Public Library. It’s made of books and hanging light bulbs from the center. We can’t imagine how much time was spent on creating this. Hopefully the books were recycled!
Photos were taken by Dave Robbins Photography. Check out these fantastic pictures.
Having a hard time deciding which flowers to choose for your outdoor wedding this summer? We wanted to share some specific flowers that hold up well in extreme heat and ones you may want to include in your arrangements. Roses, lilies, freesias and orchids all open up beautifully in warm weather and can withstand the heat. Check out this great article from The Knot that includes many helpful tips on choosing your florals!
The New York Botanical Gardens will have an orchid show exhibition on display from March 2 – April 22. The founding sponsor is Tiffany and Co so you know it’s going to be fabulous. Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to view orchids of all colors, shapes, sizes and textures.
While planning your engagement party, bridal shower, or wedding, keep in mind that some of your guests may have allergic reactions to the pollen or fragrance of certain flowers. Fear not, for the flowers that are the worst offenders are not used very often in wedding arrangements! The worst flowers for allergy sufferers are chamomile, chrysanthemums, daisies, goldenrods and ordinary sunflowers. Here’s a great website that can provide you with more information on flowers that are ok to use.