November 14, 2016

A Rose By Any Other Name

With their versatility, deep-rooted symbolism and timeless appeal, roses are the perfect emblem of love to grace any wedding décor.  Our obsession with roses dates back to Ancient Rome, when roses were used to symbolize devotion to Venus, the goddess of love, beauty, and desire.  The rose is the official flower of the United States, the United Kingdom, and even New York.  Fossil evidence teaches us roses are over 35 million years old, with 150 species naturally growing across the Northern Hemisphere.  It wasn’t until the late eighteenth century that we began to breed roses and create thousands of hybrids in a wide range of colors and shapes.
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Categories: Blog, Types of Flowers


December 21, 2015

Lauren’s Ethereal Floral Head Wreath

Ethereal Floral Crown Anthony Vasquez 3

Lauren and David’s engagement photoshoot is sweet perfection. You may remember the tutorial and flower crown recipe we shared when this charming bride-to-be asked us to design an ethereal, bohemian-chic floral head piece for her engagement session.

We got to know Lauren’s lovely sense of style while working on designs for her big day next June. For this engagement session, she envisioned blush roses and shared an inspiration image from a gorgeous French wedding. Instead of standard roses, we suggested delicate, light-pink spray roses, and ethereal baby’s breath. Cool-toned, seeded eucalyptus complimented the intricate, ivory petals of tiny wildflowers, including poetically-named astrantia million stars…

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Categories: Blog, Luxury Wedding Expertise, Wedding Beauty, Your Inspiration Fix