December 10, 2019

BB Behind The Scenes: Types of Wedding Flower Vases

Mia & Joe Wedding - High Centerpiece - The Water Club - by Jessica Corapi Photography

Mia & Joe Wedding – High Centerpiece – The Water Club – by Jessica Corapi Photography

 

What’s that? You don’t have Pinterest board devoted to wedding flower vases? Not to worry, you are certainly not alone. From finding a venue and dress to narrowing down a color scheme and décor style, most people haven’t had a second to consider which type of vessel will hold their wedding flowers.

When we first meet with clients in the Bride & Blossom showroom, one of the topics we go over is vases. For this BB Behind the Scenes installment, Rachel walks us through the assortment of choices available, ranging from tall and elegant vases to low pedestals to mirrored cube holders. For more inspiration, read on to see how different vase types have been used in our Real BB Weddings.
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December 10, 2019

Nicole & Matt: A New Year’s Eve Fête at Houston Hall

Nicole & Matt Wedding - Flower Arch Ceremony - Houston Hall - Jaylim Studio

Nicole & Matt Wedding – Flower Arch Ceremony – Houston Hall – Jaylim Studio

 

It’s practically unheard of these days for a couple to meet without the help of a dating app. Nicole and Matt were introduced the old-fashioned way. “When I started at my company’s New York office, they sat me next to him,” Nicole says. “We would get coffee. Overtime, we began flirting a little, but nothing really happened.” Well, nothing really happened immediately.

We are excited to introduce Nicole, our Bride & Blossom Featured Bride for December. Nicole and Matt said ‘I Do’ on New Year’s Eve at Houston Hall. Here, she shares the first chapter of their love story.
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December 2, 2019

Holiday Gift Guide For The Bride-to-Be

Hilary & Brad Wedding - Bride Getting Ready - Plaza Hotel - Hechler Photographers

Hilary & Brad Wedding – Bride Getting Ready – Plaza Hotel – Hechler Photographers

 

If anyone could use an extra pick-me-up this holiday season, it’s the friend who is in the thick of wedding planning. With the anxiety of getting ready for the big day coupled with the usual stress this time of year brings, she has a lot on her plate. What better way to put the cheer back in life than with an amazing gift that lets her know you are thinking of her. From beauty and pampering to personalized goods to home décor, here’s the ultimate gift guide for the bride-to-be.
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November 26, 2019

Lauren & Lou Celebrate with a Chic Cocktail Reception

Lauren & Lou Wedding - Communal Table Centerpiece - Natirar - Pat Furey Photography

Lauren & Lou Wedding – Communal Table Centerpiece – Natirar – Pat Furey Photography

 

After months of planning and work, one of the most anticipated moments a bride faces on her wedding day is finally getting to see how the reception décor turned out. BB Featured Bride Lauren recalls when she first walked into the ballroom at Natirar Mansion. “Seeing the room for the first time, I was flooded with feelings of happiness and relief. The décor was far beyond anything I could have imagined.” Here, Lauren shares the final chapter in her Real BB Wedding story.

Part 4: Reception, Tablescape, & Ceiling Installation
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November 18, 2019

Lauren & Lou’s Breathtaking Hilltop Ceremony At Natirar

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

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

 

One of the distinguishing features of Natirar is its­ lush natural setting, which offers an unforgettable backdrop for saying “I Do.” But ask anyone who has gone through it, getting married outdoors can be very stressful as inclement weather is always a factor. “For twelve months, I crossed my fingers everyday hoping that it wouldn’t rain!” BB Featured Bride Lauren exclaims. Answering her wishes, Mother Nature came through with the most picture-perfect day imaginable. Here, Lauren, talks about her and Lou’s breathtaking hilltop ceremony.
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November 12, 2019

BB Featured Bride Lauren on Her Gorgeous Netta BenShabu Wedding Dress

Lauren & Lou Wedding - Bridal Portait Brides Bouquet - Natirar - Pat Furey Photography

Lauren & Lou Wedding – Bridal Portait Brides Bouquet – Natirar – Pat Furey Photography

 

If you are currently wracked with nerves trying to decide on what to wear down the aisle, then Lauren’s ‘Say Yes to The Dress’ story will give you hope. This month’s BB Featured Bride looks back and says with a laugh, “I think I tried on every dress in the Tri-State area.” Lauren’s perseverance paid off in the end. Here, she shares the details about her stunning Netta BenShabu gown and personals.

Part 2: Wedding Dress & Personals

New York City’s bridal boutiques are filled with rack upon rack of beautiful fashions by luxury designers from all over the world. Hunting for a wedding dress is exciting and fun – at first. Even the most seasoned shopper can become overwhelmed by the abundance of choices. When asked about her experience, Lauren replies, “Yikes… this was a long process. I tried on more dresses than I care to admit.” Her quest led to Wedding Atelier on Madison Avenue. There, Lauren had encountered a problem of a different kind. “I ended up loving every dress I tried on!” she exclaims. Ultimately, it was a gown by Israeli designer Netta BenShabu that won her heart. “When I put on that dress, I finally knew my search was over.”
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