August 12, 2016

Bouquet Recipe: Rustic Romance

Andrea's Bridal Bouquet / Andrea & John / The Liberty Warehouse / POPography

Andrea’s Bridal Bouquet / Andrea & John / The Liberty Warehouse / POPography

 

This lush, dimensional bouquet, with soft peonies and roses playing against textured greenery, paired perfectly with the stunning, rustic interiors of The Liberty Warehouse.

 

Venue: Liberty Warehouse
Photographer: POPography

Categories: Blog, Bride & Blossom Weddings

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July 11, 2016

Bouquet Recipe: Dreamy Pastels

Bridal Bouquet / Diane and Lovin / Greentree Country Club / Caroline Yoon Photography

Bridal Bouquet / Diane and Lovin / Greentree Country Club / Caroline Yoon Photography

 

 

This angelic pink and lavender bouquet, accented with sweet pea and seeded eucalyptus berries, is straight out of a fairytale.

 

Diane & Lovin
Venue: Greentree Country Club
Photographer: Caroline Yoon

Categories: Blog, Floral Arrangements and Decor Advice

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June 14, 2016

Bouquet Recipe: Shades of Pink and Ivory with Bold Green Accents

Kristen's Bridal Bouquet Recipe / Kristen and Thomas / Battery Gardens / Mekina Saylor Photography

Kristen’s Bridal Bouquet Recipe / Kristen and Thomas / Battery Gardens / Mekina Saylor Photography

 

This beautiful, lively bouquet incorporates textured tones of ivory, white, and pale pink with rustic green accents and the bold dark dots of anemones.

 

Venue: Battery Gardens
Photographer: Mekina Saylor

More from Kristen and Tom’s gorgeous wedding at: #MeetTheReineckes

 

Categories: Blog, Floral Arrangements and Decor Advice

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June 3, 2016

Meet Bridal Bouquet Illustrator Ashley Cecil

Ever wish you could keep your bridal bouquet  as beautiful as the day you walked down the aisle? Working directly from a photograph, Pittsburgh-based artist Ashley Cecil will illustrate a gorgeous replica of your bouquet.  We caught up with Ashley about how she got into bouquet illustration, creating a family keepsake, and her love of poppies and peonies.  


How did you get the idea to begin illustrating bridal bouquets?

During the summer of 2015, I did a “DIY artist residency” that involved painting bird, bug and botany specimens at several museums here in Pittsburgh and three local high-end florists. Friendships were forged with the florists who hosted me to paint their arrangements, including Stephanie at The Blue Daisy Floral Designs.  We kept in touch, and at some point it dawned on me that florists such as Stephanie have a highly engaged audience of individuals who are in love with their wedding bouquets and want to savor them for a lifetime. I floated the idea of the bouquet paintings to Stephanie and two other florists and got an overwhelmingly warm response. That was the beginning of it.
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Categories: Blog, Industry Insider, Luxury Wedding Expertise

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March 21, 2016

Bouquet Recipe: Something Blue

 

If you want to put a fresh spin on the old adage of “something borrowed, something blue,” put the “something blue” in your bouquet! This arrangement borrows from the pastel color palette of spring by combining light and dark blue delphinium with lavender lisianthus and white garden roses to create a dimensional arrangement that is as unforgettable as the bride.

Photography: Richard B Flores

Venue: Battery Gardens

 

Categories: Blog, Floral Arrangements and Decor Advice

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