January 16, 2023

Our Favorite Wedding Decor Trends for 2023

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Alexandra and Alexander Wedding - Bride Bridesmaids Bouquet Chuppah - New York Botanical Garden - Khaki Bedford Photography

Alexandra and Alexander Wedding – Bride Bridesmaids Bouquet Chuppah – New York Botanical Garden – Khaki Bedford Photography

The top wedding experts seem to be on the same page when it comes to forecasting wedding trends for 2023 – it’s going to be an incredible year to say ‘I do.’ Extravagant welcome and after-parties, mismatched bridesmaids dresses, regal bridal attire, Art-Deco style engagement rings, and cash registries were repeatedly mentioned in conversations about ‘what’s in’ for 2023. Reading through the various lists, we placed our focus on flowers and decor. What struck us about these ‘trends,’ a term we use very loosely, is that they are not trends at all. By this, we mean an ‘of the moment thing’ that looks cool on Instagram, but has no hope of aging well. Rather, these ‘trends’ point toward a collective shift in couples’ perspectives regarding how they want their wedding to look and feel in a ‘post-pandemic’ moment. Our lives have been forever changed. Naturally, the way we approach major life events will be different too. Pomp and circumstance give way to authenticity and sentiment revealing the current mood for 2023 – weddings are to be joyful celebrations bursting with unfiltered love and emotion.
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January 10, 2023

Asya & Anders’ Luxe Tropical Wedding Featured in Bridal Guide Magazine

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Asya and Anders Wedding - Chuppah Ceremony Atmosphere - Dear Stacey Wedding Photography

Asya and Anders Wedding – Chuppah Ceremony Atmosphere – Dear Stacey Wedding Photography

We couldn’t have dreamed of a better way to kick off the new year than with the news we are about to share with you. Real BB Weddings couple Asya and Anders’ luxe tropical-inspired wedding is featured in Bridal Guide Magazine’s March/April 2023 issue. We partnered with ES Blooms to transform the couple’s waterfront home into a blossoming island paradise. From the lush tropical flowers that included coral, purple, and pink Phalaenopsis orchids, birds of paradise, anthuriums, and rich greenery to the unique decorative details to the rattan and bamboo furniture and celestial canopy lighting, no monstera leaf was left unturned in creating a vibrant atmosphere of a destination celebration. “This was an incredibly unique wedding and an amazing collaboration with such a talented group of vendors,” Bride & Blossom Founder Rachel Trimarco looks back and says. “So much more goes into the design and decor when you are bringing everything in. The bride was delightful from start to finish and gave our team true creative license. Bringing the tropics to a Long Island waterfront setting was magical. Seeing it all come together the day of was one of the highlights of 2021!”
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January 3, 2023

Best Ideas For Capturing Iconic New York City Wedding Photos

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Preeya and Chris Wedding - Bride and Groom in Vintage Taxi - Gotham Hall - Susan Stripling Photography

Preeya and Chris Wedding – Bride and Groom in Vintage Taxi – Gotham Hall – Susan Stripling Photography

There are countless reasons that make New York City the best place in the world to get married. Topping the list are the endless locations and unique opportunities for taking wedding photos. Ultimately, you want to be able to look at your album years from now and relive all the love and emotion that you felt that day. For couples getting married in the Big Apple, this often means having photos that are personal and unique, but also showcase the architecture, culture, history and energy that makes NYC so special. From celebrated landmarks and famous restaurants to made-for-the-movies first looks and romantic secret gems, we went through the Bride & Blossom archives to round up the best ideas for capturing iconic New York City wedding photos.
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December 27, 2022

A Look Back At The Real BB Weddings Of 2022

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Brooke and Scott Wedding - Chuppah - Guastavinos - Olivia Christina Photography

Brooke and Scott Wedding – Chuppah – Guastavinos – Olivia Christina Photography

To say that 2022 has been an unprecedented year for weddings would be an understatement. It was predicted that more couples would say “I Do” in 2022 than in any other year since 1984. While exact numbers aren’t in yet, our sense is that we’re close to hitting the mark. As wedding florists, we saw firsthand how getting married in a post-pandemic moment influenced our clients’ decisions. Perhaps it had to do with the slowing down and reflection that happened during 2020-2021, but couples were more willing than ever before to take risks and be creative when it came to flowers and decor, attire, food, and entertainment. Expectations about everything being ‘perfect’ gave way to being fully present during this once-in-a-lifetime event. While many of the weddings we are about to highlight look spectacular on an aesthetic level, upon further inspection, you will see that they are speckled with unique and meaningful details that are a sincere expression of the couple’s love and personality. Please join us as we look back at the Real BB Weddings of 2022.
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December 20, 2022

Viva Magenta: How To Use Pantone’s Color Of The Year 2023 In Your Wedding

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Hannah and Brad Wedding - Chuppah - Metropolitan Club - Melani Lust Photography

Hannah and Brad Wedding – Chuppah – Metropolitan Club – Melani Lust Photography

To say that we were excited when Pantone announced Viva Magenta as its 2023 Color of the Year would be an understatement. The brand describes the shade as “brave and fearless, and a pulsating color whose exuberance promotes a joyous and optimistic celebration, writing a new narrative.” Simply put, Viva Magenta symbolizes all the love and emotion you feel when you are about to marry your soulmate and start a new life together. Still, it’s a bold color that demands attention, which may make some hesitant about incorporating it into their big day scheme. Does this sound like you? From flowers to attire and accessories to beauty, read on for beautiful ideas on how to use Viva Magenta in your wedding.
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December 13, 2022

Beautiful Holiday Table Decor Ideas You Can Make At Home

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Lorenza and Pete Wedding - Low Centerpiece - New York Botanical Garden - by the Hons

Lorenza and Pete Wedding – Low Centerpiece – New York Botanical Garden – by the Hons

The holidays are about reconnecting with family and friends and often, our most cherished memories happen around the dinner table. If you are hosting this year, there’s a good chance that you are looking for ideas to create a warm and inviting tablescape for guests to enjoy. What’s so wonderful about decorating for this time of the year is the variety of styles, and aesthetics you have to choose from that fully embrace winter’s charm.

Still, preparing for a merry gathering on top of fulfilling daily work and personal obligations is stressful. So any tips for designing the perfect table setup is going to be helpful right now. To get started, take stock of decor items and accents in the house such as vases, a table runner, linens, and candles that could be used to enhance a dining ambiance. Now read on for beautiful holiday table decor inspiration ranging from lavish jewel-tone florals to rustic evergreen garland that celebrate the magic of the season.
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