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Sarah and Sam Wedding - Reception Atmosphere Tablescape - Bryant Park Grill - Jaymo James

Planning & Inspiration

Warm Up To These Winter Wedding Candle Ideas

Sarah and Sam Wedding - Reception Atmosphere Tablescape - Bryant Park Grill - Jaymo James

Sarah and Sam Wedding – Reception Atmosphere Tablescape – Bryant Park Grill – Jaymo James

As the season turns and a crisp chill takes to the air, nothing feels more comforting than coming home and lighting a few candles. After years of designing weddings in New York City between the months of November and March, we’ve found that the flickering flames that warm the hearth have the same impact on setting a winter tablescape. Not only welcoming to guests who have made a cold sojourn to be at your celebration, candles help to create an undeniably romantic reception atmosphere.
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Gabriela and Sam Wedding - Bride and Groom Walking Down Aisle - Brooklyn Botanic Garden - Kate Edwards Weddings

Weddings

Gabriela & Sam: A Sophisticated Garden Soirée in Brooklyn

Gabriela and Sam Wedding - Bride and Groom Walking Down Aisle - Brooklyn Botanic Garden - Kate Edwards Weddings

Gabriela and Sam Wedding – Bride and Groom Walking Down Aisle – Brooklyn Botanic Garden – Kate Edwards Weddings

Gabriela and Sam met in 2019 when they both worked together at an advertising agency. After months of hardly ever interacting in the office, they joined coworkers for Friday night karaoke. The next morning, Gabriela woke up to a text from Sam asking her to go to the Central Park Zoo later that day. Remembering the effortless unfolding of their relationship, Gabriela says, “Sam and I knew immediately that we wanted to continue to see each other. There was no ‘what are we?’ stage. One day we were single and the next day we were together. It felt right and we just went for it. As they say, ‘when you know, you know.’”
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Jess and Christopher Wedding - Moongate Ceremony Arch - New York Botanical Garden - Katrina Sorrentino

Planning & Inspiration

Fresh Decor Backdrop Ideas For Your Wedding Ceremony

Jess and Christopher Wedding - Moongate Ceremony Arch - New York Botanical Garden - Katrina Sorrentino

Jess and Christopher Wedding – Moongate Ceremony Arch – New York Botanical Garden – Katrina Sorrentino

While each couple has a different vision for their wedding, the desire to have floral décor that is distinctive and original is something that they all have in common. The ceremony backdrop is a focal point where you and your partner will meet and ultimately start a new life together. Thus, in design and symbolism, it should be a beautiful representation as unique as your love. We’ve already proclaimed our admiration for the wedding ceremony arch. As promised, we went through the Real BB Weddings archives and are now sharing alternative options to the traditional archway. From moongates to ‘living’ arrangements, these fresh decor backdrop ideas for your wedding ceremony are sure to have guests talking long after you say ‘I Do.’
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Julie and Nicholas Wedding - Ceremony Atmosphere - Floral Arch Aisle Arrangements - The Foundry - Unique Lapin

Planning & Inspiration

5 Important Questions To Ask Your Wedding Florist

Julie and Nicholas Wedding - Ceremony Atmosphere - Floral Arch Aisle Arrangements - The Foundry - Unique Lapin

Julie and Nicholas Wedding – Ceremony Atmosphere – Floral Arch Aisle Arrangements – The Foundry – Unique Lapin

We’re not just making a biased statement here – your florist is going to play a major role in your wedding. From the ceremony entrance to the sweetheart table, their arrangements will set the look and tone of your entire weddingscape. As with any vendor, it’s important that the pro and client are on the same page to ensure that expectations are met and the day is flawlessly beautiful from start to finish.

An expert florist should be able to provide information about types of flowers and season availability along with advice about which floral designs best complement your wedding style and venue. Over the years, we’ve found that successfully turning a couple’s wedding vision into reality relies on maintaining an open conversation from the first meeting until the day of. So grab you’re planning notebook and pen – here are five important questions to ask your wedding florist with notes from the Bride & Blossom team.
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Christine and Matt Wedding - First Dance - Tribeca Rooftop - Andy Gaines Photography

Planning & Inspiration

13 Wedding Dance Floor Decor Ideas Designed To Get You On Your Feet

Christine and Matt Wedding - First Dance - Tribeca Rooftop - Andy Gaines Photography

Christine and Matt Wedding – First Dance – Tribeca Rooftop – Andy Gaines Photography

The vows have been exchanged, dinner has been served, and now the wedding band is hitting the first note, signaling that the real party is about to begin. It comes as no surprise really that when asked what the favorite part of their wedding was, many of our clients respond along the lines of “dancing the night away surrounded by the people we love most!” All the stress related to wedding decorum has passed and the dance floor becomes a symbol for everyone to relax, let loose, and have fun. Many couples choose to send the message to their guests that this area is designated for celebration without limits by creating a beautiful and welcoming setting. Additionally, this is a focal point in the reception that allows for creative freedom, playfulness, and surprise – we worked on wedding at Oheka Castle that started with an elegant garden theme and ended with everyone dancing under a covering of balloons and flowers. From fairytale floral canopies to blooming chandeliers to shimmering disco balls, here are unique wedding dance floor decor ideas guaranteed to get you on your feet.
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Alexis and Danny Wedding Seating Chart Mirror - Bowery Hotel - Laura Watson Photography

Planning & Inspiration

12 Unique Wedding Seating Chart Ideas Guaranteed to Impress Your Guests

Alexis and Danny Wedding Seating Chart Mirror - Bowery Hotel - Laura Watson Photography

Alexis and Danny Wedding Seating Chart Mirror – Bowery Hotel – Laura Watson Photography

After hours of contemplation, you have finally mapped out where your guests are going sit at dinner. Now comes the task of deciding how to translate table numbers and seating assignments into a decorative display that is clear, easy-to-read, and eye-catching. Guiding guests with a wedding seating chart is not only functional, but also offers endless opportunities for couples to be creative while setting the tone for their reception. Secondly, the setup works in small transitional areas where foot traffic needs to move quickly as well as bigger areas where people can take their time and walk around. Last, but far from least, the reception seating sign can be decorated and styled to suit any wedding aesthetic from modern chic to garden enchantment to vintage romanticism. Read on for 12 unique seating chart ideas guaranteed to impress your guests and keep conversations flowing long after they find their tables.
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