From the flowers and candles to the cutlery, many details come into play when designing your reception tables. Providing the foundation to all of these details are the fabric elements that cover the table, also known as linens. While a table laid out in traditional white is a proven wedding mainstay, acting as a canvas on which to paint a lovely scene, it’s refreshing to behold a dining room bedecked in surprising textures, bold colors, and eye-catching patterns. Pairing luxurious velvet with frilly florals, diaphanous chiffon with wood, and garden inspired centerpieces with blossoming textiles – there are styling formulas that make these dynamic settings work so they have wow-factor, but still feel balanced and cohesive. Best described as artistic, inspirational, and one-of-kind, here a unique wedding table linen ideas that are anything but basic. Read More
Ask anyone who has gone through the process, figuring out the seating plan is one of the most brain-racking tasks of wedding planning. Unfortunately, once you have the plan mapped out on paper, there are still more details to consider in this area – specifically, the manner in which your guests will be guided to their seats. Typically, an escort card table or seating chart is used as decorative place marker, welcoming everyone to the reception while instructing them to where they should go and settle into for the rest of the night. The main goals of the escort card table and seating chart are to maintain visual interest, usher seamless flow from Part 1 to Part 2 of the event, and provide clear seating information. Unsure of which option is best for you? We are here to help.
When it comes time to start thinking about wedding flowers, your mind goes straight to the obvious – bridal bouquet, table centerpieces, and the ceremony arch and chuppah. One décor feature that doesn’t immediately seem important is the card table. Give it a little more thought though. The table is a key feature because it welcomes guests, and every one of them will notice the display as they pick up the escort cards directing them to their seats.
Couples can use the card table to make a statement, expressing their unique interests, style, personality, and wedding theme. From extravagant and grand to intimate and understated, here are card tables from our real BB weddings to use for inspiration.
The classic bride wants the look and feel of her wedding to stand the test of time. Don’t tell her about the latest bridal trends. Twenty years from now, her wedding photos will look like they were taken just days before. Important details like her dress, hairstyle, jewelry, flowers, and cake will be chosen because they fulfill her vision of having a grand, elegant affair.
Bride & Blossom has worked with every type of bride and there’s just something so beautiful about using a classic aesthetic to plan a wedding. Here are some inspiring looks from our Real BB Weddings to help the classic bride create the ceremony and reception of her dreams.
You couldn’t be happier with the bouquets you and your bridesmaids will be carrying down the aisle. Now, there’s just one more item to take care of before you can cross “wedding flowers” off the TO DO list – choosing the boutonnieres.
The custom of men wearing flowers can be traced all the way back to 2000 B.C., when the Aztecs wore brightly-colored blooms to show their allegiance during times of war. In wedding culture, the groom wears a flower from his bride’s bouquet to symbolize his bond with her. He also gives each of his groomsmen a flower to wear on the left side, just above their heart.
For those of us not fortunate enough to live in eternal warmth, spring often signifies the much-welcomed peeling off restrictive layers, heavy woolen wraps and full length casings that double as winter coats. We’ve traded our cumbersome snow gear for the tailored sophistication of a trench coat and kitten heels. We breathe again and our world is filled with the budding optimism of sunlight.
Spring weddings are much like the light that breaks through the dense, grey haze of winter. They are flirty and fresh, bringing the first pops of bright color after the long departed summer hues have faded. They conjure images of lush rolling hills just beginning to sprout with green carpets and cobblestones wet from a light spring rain. Flowers, just like fashion, change for the season, and springtime flowers are some of the most beloved around the world. They are colorful, fun and bring sunshine into your days. Here at Bride and Blossom, we have a few of our favorite flowers that we love to work with during springtime weddings.