Bronze, Cream and Pale Peach Wedding Inspiration

by Azure

While a styled wedding shoot with models and without guests can never hold a candle to a real couple's I Do's, we adore styled shoots for all the inspiration they deliver. There is always a unique theme or swoon-worthy color palette to get your creative juices flowing, and oh so Pinnable wedding flowers to help you think outside the box. And today's gem, sent to us by Michael and Carina Photography, is a wonderful example. The bridal bouquet (below) is a creamy dreamy delight,...

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Wedding Traditions Reinvented: A Better Way to Toss the Bouquet

by Azure

Once upon a time, it was standard procedure for the bride to toss her bouquet during her wedding reception. But when I think about all the weddings I've attended in the past few years, I can't remember the last bride who actually took part in this tradition. And there are plenty of reasons why the bouquet toss has been ditched. One being that it singles out all the single ladies at the wedding. But here's a great alternative if you love the idea of the traditional bouquet toss, but...

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Reasons to DITCH the Bridal Bouquet Toss

by Oh Lovely Day

  Hi lovely readers!  Chandra from Oh Lovely Day here again.  So I was a little hesitant to write on this topic, because I know people are really attached to tossing the bouquet.  And it can make for some fun photos.  Ok, my dears, here it goes.  DITCH the bouquet toss!  Here’s why:   First of all, you probably paid at least $150 (or more!) for that bouquet and it is gorgeous.  Would you just toss money around like that?  Of course not.  Secondly, and more...

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Five Favorite Fall Bridal Bouquets

by Oh Lovely Day

  Special to onewed by Chandra of  Oh Lovely Day   There is something about fall weddings that really allows you to showcase a rustic chic and vintage style.  And aside from décor, the best place to do this is in your bouquet.  Here are my five favorite fall bouquets for your rustic chic wedding:   1- 2-    3-    4- ...

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To Hitch or to Ditch: Tossing the Bridal Bouquet

by Azure

  As you know, weddings are laced with traditions, some dating back to the 14th century.  One such tradition is the bridal bouquet toss.   Did you know... Back in the day, brides' tossed their bouquets (and anything else tossable) to avoid getting bum rushed by their wedding guests.  Sound strange?  Well... it's much less sinister than it sounds, but still pretty wild!  Anything the bride wore, held or touched on her wedding day was believed to be lucky, with the...

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Embellished Bridal Bouquets that POP!

by Azure

Get ready to feast your eyes on some of the most gorgeous bridal bouquets you've ever seen! Statement bouquets are no longer the rage, as more and more brides gravitate toward a more sophisticated, elegant wedding style aesthetic. But that doesn't mean that bouquets are now boring. They are far from it! New York Magazine did a fabulous summer wedding flowers feature, and each bouquet is embellished with something unique and special. From eco-friendly succulents, cotton balls and...

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Vintage Americana Summer Wedding Inspiration

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Lisa W. for FiftyFlowers.com Hosting your wedding over Independence Day weekend? What do you think about letting patriotic passion and 1900's romance inspire your wedding day? Imagine love letters traveling by horseman through rain, sleet or snow and the bold, classic colors of vintage USA. Plus, it’s a great idea if you’re looking for eco-friendly wedding ideas- reusing a vintage bridal gown, wedding shoes and accessories to create the look is not only green...

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Royal Wedding Bridal Bouquet on a Budget

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Lisa W. for FiftyFlowers.com Are you Kate Middleton-inspired and looking to the royal wedding for flower ideas? Then you vividly remember the understated and relatively small bridal bouquet Kate carried down the aisle, which was estimated to cost around $1200. Yikes! We loved Kate's simply elegant bouquet, but that price tag is simply out of reach of most of us. Not to fret! Our friends at DIYBride.com were determined to create Kate Middleton’s bouquet...

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Top 5 Reasons to Plan Ahead to Preserve Your Bridal Bouquet

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Deb's Keepsake Flowers Recently I received an order from a very thoughtful husband to recreate his wife’s bridal bouquet to be preserved for their first wedding anniversary. The Maid of Honor had tried to preserve the bride's bouquet, but sadly... it was destroyed. While the husband's beautiful gift will most certainly be treasured, a recreated bouquet doesn't have the same sentiment, feelings, or memories as the bouquet that was carried down the aisle. For...

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White and Yellow Bridal Bouquet for Your Summer Wedding

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Lisa W. for FiftyFlowers.com Planning to wear a big smile on your wedding day? Then check out this happy, little bouquet created by Kelly Oshiro, wedding planner and stylist from Santa Barbara Chic. Kelly chose white and yellow ranunculus, simply hand-tied with a pretty ribbon. When you are a happy bride, it doesn’t need to be more complicated than that! And ranunculus blooms scream joy- they are both super sweet and delicate yet with an underlying feeling...

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