May 24, 2017

6 Signature Cocktails Perfect For A Summer Wedding

After months of planning, you are taking care of the final details for your summer wedding. Admittedly, you’re tired, but still have to pin down the drink menu. Now is not the time to skimp though. Having a refreshing signature cocktail for guests to sip on is especially important during the hottest season of the year. When choosing a custom libation, first consider which type of alcohol and flavors you and your husband-to-be like best. And to add a special personal touch to your drink, we suggest matching it with your wedding colors!

 

Oregon Summer Camp Wedding - Leslie and Christopher - Floral Cocktails - via 100 Layer Cake.com

Oregon Summer Camp Wedding – Leslie and Christopher – Floral Cocktails – via 100 Layer Cake.com


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May 16, 2017

Perfect Perfume Scents for Summer Brides

Here at Bride and Blossom, we love all weddings, but to us, summer weddings are especially magical! The summer foliage is lush and in bloom, creating a gorgeous backdrop for a stunning New York bride. As this season is utterly romantic, summer weddings are full of their own perfume indeed, yet also has inspired the perfumista in us all!

 

Bride Spraying Perfume - Paula OHara Photography - One Fab Day - via Something Turquoise.com

Bride Spraying Perfume – Paula OHara Photography – One Fab Day – via Something Turquoise.com

 

The olfactive sense, which is our ability to recognize scents, is the first sense we develop and acts as a gateway to memories. We often remember the surrounding scents in the air when recalling far-off memories from long ago. The scent of freshly cut grass, warm cookies from the oven, or cobblestones glistening and wet from a spring rain.
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April 5, 2017

Flower Feature: Marigold

The marigold flower is one of the most recognizable flowers around the world, known for its vibrant yellow and shades of gold that resemble the sun. The marigold genus includes 56 species and varies from annuals to perennials. Though marigolds may be known as common garden flowers, they are beautiful, significant and meaningful in the flower kingdom. Grown all over the world, many see them as common weeds, yet when stripped down to their core, their beauteous shades of gold, orange, white and yellow are like no other.

 

Dark Orange Marigold - Marigold Flower - via Pinterest.com

Dark Orange Marigold – Marigold Flower – via Pinterest.com

 

Marigolds often vary in display as many have a pompop-shaped head made up of large amounts of small-layered petals, mirroring the sun. Other marigolds in the kingdom offer a variety of shades from darker petals on the inside to a lighter petal outline in more red-orange and maroon tones.
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April 8, 2016

5 Signature Cocktails Perfect for Summer Weddings

Whether you’re looking for a classy alternative to an open bar at your reception, a non-alcoholic option, or are simply looking to add an extra touch of elegance to your cocktail hour, signature cocktails can be a great way to showcase your personality. You can serve these only during a pre-reception cocktail hour, throughout the entire event, or even in the limo en route from ceremony to reception! Here are a few of our favorite ideas:

1. His & Hers (via Brides)

 


2. Coconut Lavender Lemonade (via Confectionalism)

 

 

3. Mini Rum & Coke (via The Knot)

 

 

4. Sparkling Punch (via Southern Living)

 

 

5. Caribbean Mist (via Something Turquoise)
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