June 29, 2019

Long Stem Wedding Bouquet Ideas For Every Type Of Bride

Long Stem Wedding Bouquet - via elle.com.au

Long Stem Wedding Bouquet – via elle.com.au

 

One of our favorite floral designs to collaborate on with brides is the bouquet. There are so ways to go with what is the most personal element of your wedding flowers. A forecasted wedding trend for 2019 is the long stem bouquet. We’re hesitant to use the word “trend” here, because it suggests that what is “in” now will be “passé” sooner or later. It is our aim to create designs that speak to a bride’s style and personality, something she can look back at years from now and still be happy with. This is what makes the long stem bouquet so wonderful. While it will bring dramatic flair to your big day look (heads will turn, we promise), it complements styles ranging from classic to romantic to modern. Here are fifteen gorgeous long stem wedding bouquet ideas for every type of bride.
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June 5, 2019

Statement Wedding Boutonnieres The Guys Will Love Too

Tiffany & Allen Wedding - Boutonniere - MyMoon - CLY by Chung

Tiffany & Allen Wedding – Boutonniere – MyMoon – CLY by Chung

 

The history of the boutonniere goes back to the medieval period when knights going to battle would wear a flower or scarf given to them by a female admirer. Today, the wedding boutonniere symbolizes the groom and groomsmen’s bond with the bride and her bridal party. The one-time subtle accessory has become a way for the guys in your wedding to show off their style while complementing the floral theme you spent months putting together. Simply put, statement boutonnieres are having a moment and we couldn’t be more excited. From exotic blooms to feathers to rich greenery, here are fifteen fresh ideas for decorating the lapel.
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March 26, 2019

Rashna & Sean Exchange Vows In An Enchanted Ceremony At The Bronx Zoo

Rashna & Sean Wedding - Bride and Groom Ceremony - Bronx Zoo - Dideo Films Photography

Rashna & Sean Wedding – Bride and Groom Ceremony – Bronx Zoo – Dideo Films Photography

 

The Indian wedding ceremony is marked by numerous customs and elements with the mandap being the focus. Featured bride Rashna says, “The ceremony is where my culture was really put on display.” She took full advantage of the Bronx Zoo’s unique architectural features to create a captivating atmosphere that expressed her and Sean’s modern sentiment for tradition.

Part 3: Ceremony & Mandap

A remarkable scene awaited guests as they gathered into the Keith W. Johnson Zoo Center. While the building is used for scientific study and exhibition, it has a dramatic and spiritual feel. Rashna remarks, “The space is so beautiful and features a soaring dome with arches and niches. It really added an amazing affect to everything.”
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January 22, 2019

Wedding Ideas With Pantone Color Of The Year 2019 Living Coral

Kate & Alex Wedding - Rings - Battery Gardens - by Susan Shek Photography

Kate & Alex Wedding – Rings – Battery Gardens – by Susan Shek Photography

 

Winter can be beautiful. But the season’s lack of color has us craving something more. For this reason, we are especially excited about Living Coral, Pantone Color of the Year 2019. Described as “an animating and life-affirming her with a golden undertone that energizes and enlivens with a softer edge, it’s the perfect shade for upcoming spring and summer weddings. Looking for ways to add vibrant beauty to your special day? From bouquets to centerpieces to invitations, here are gorgeous ideas for incorporating living coral into your wedding decor.
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September 4, 2018

Gorgeous Decor Ideas With Dahlia Wedding Flowers

Emily & Daring Wedding - Battello Jersey City NJ - Dahlia Silver Dollar Seeded Euc Hydrangea Olive Branch Spray Tibet Rose Thistle Garland - Photography by Casey Fatchett

Emily & Daring Wedding – Battello Jersey City NJ – Dahlia Silver Dollar Seeded Euc Hydrangea Olive Branch Spray Tibet Rose Thistle Garland – Photography by Casey Fatchett

 

Sophisticated, bold, with a touch of whimsy, dahlias are one of those unique flowers that works well with just about any wedding style. Admired for their large blooms, intricate petals, and beautiful colors, they are a wonderful feature flower to incorporate in bouquets, centerpieces, and arrangements. There are many types of dahlias – 42 species in all and each different from the next. Our brides especially love using café au lait, cactus, and pompon dahlias to celebrate their big day.
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July 12, 2017

Boutonnieres We Love: Choosing Flowers for the Men in Your Wedding

You couldn’t be happier with the bouquets you and your bridesmaids will be carrying down the aisle. Now, there’s just one more item to take care of before you can cross “wedding flowers” off the TO DO list – choosing the boutonnieres.

 

Adriana & James - Boutonniere - Wedding Invitations - Battery Gardens - Melissa Kruse Photography

Adriana & James – Boutonniere – Wedding Invitations – Battery Gardens – Melissa Kruse Photography

 

The custom of men wearing flowers can be traced all the way back to 2000 B.C., when the Aztecs wore brightly-colored blooms to show their allegiance during times of war. In wedding culture, the groom wears a flower from his bride’s bouquet to symbolize his bond with her. He also gives each of his groomsmen a flower to wear on the left side, just above their heart.
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