Yelena and Chris Wedding – Bride Bridesmaids Bouquet – Brooklyn Botanic Garden – Sascha Reinking Photography
The birds are chirping. The trees are budding. Dawn breaks with a misty air all around. With these first signs of spring comes the start of our busiest wedding season. We work with our couples to make their special day as personal and unique as possible. Still, there are trends that dominate our clients’ Pinterest boards and saved Instagram images when they come in to meet with us. A few in particular have caught the eye of the Bride & Blossom team. What is so exciting about the trends we are about to discuss is that they are beautiful and captivating while feeling timeless. Here are Bride & Blossom’s top wedding decor ideas for Spring 2020. Read More
Fruit may not be an obvious choice for wedding decor. Yet, wedding florists and planners are finding more creative ways to meet their couple’s wish to have a wedding that incorporates seasonal, locally grown florals and greenery. The spring and summer harvests produce some of nature’s most vibrant colors and forms. Picking up on this, experts are using lemons, oranges, berries, and pineapples to brighten up everything from tablescapes and stationery to dessert. Another reason to do fruit? It is fairly inexpensive allowing you to go big with decor while staying on budget. Read More
Jessica & Sean Wedding – High Centerpiece – Cherry Blossom Hygrangea Tibet Rose Mini Calla – Maritime Parc NJ – Photography By Daniel Moyer
No other flower symbolizes spring like the cherry blossom. Revered for hundreds of years in Japan where it is the national flower, it represents the beauty and fragility of life. Its lifespan is very short – the blossoms start to fall around two weeks after peaking. Definitely not your everyday flower, the cherry blossom is marked by a delicate and exotic character that captivates the eye, heart, and mind.
We always get excited when couples come to us looking to incorporate cherry blossoms in to their special day. Ranging in colors from white to dark pink, their blooming branches add dramatic height to any spring weddingscape. From centerpieces to bouquets to dessert, here are ten stunning wedding flower décor ideas with cherry blossoms. Read More
No flower expresses spring’s fun and cheerful side like the sweet pea. With their butterfly-like shape, sweet peas have a delicate, yet playful beauty that looks wonderful in wedding floral decor. Blossoming in bold and pastel shades of pink, purple, red, yellow, and white, they are the perfect flower choice when you want to add a pop of color to a celebration.
The sweet pea’s origin is traced back to the 17th century when a Sicilian monk is said to have sent seeds to England. Soon after, Henry Eckford, a Scottish nurseryman, breeded the flower to how we know it today. The bloom became popular in the 1800s when it was considered the floral emblem of Edwardian England and was used to decorate weddings and parties. In the language of flowers, the sweet pea symbolizes delicate pleasure, bliss, good-bye, and thank you for a lovely time. Read More
No other flower announces the arrival of spring more than the tulip. With its pretty layered petals and cheerful character, the tulip is an ideal flower choice for the bride who is have her wedding between March and June. There are over 3000 varieties of tulips available in a spectrum of colors ranging from crisp white with to soft pastels to vivid hues of purple, yellow, pink, orange, and red.
Originating in Persia and Turkey, the tulip’s name derives from the Turkish word for gauze, the fabric used for turbans, and refers to the flower’s turban-like shape. Introduced to Europe in the 16th century, tulips became incredibly popular. In the Netherlands, the flower’s demand caused “tulip mania” where the price per bulb became so high that the markets crashed! Read More