Orange, Yellow and Green Wedding Flower Artistry

by Azure

        If you are looking for wedding flower design inspiration that takes it to an artistry level, look no further than Mints Design. After my first encounter with the Mints Design website, I fell hard, and was officially in love.  There’s so much visual eye candy over at Mints. Pour over their stunning events & weddings portfolio, swoon over their gorgeous retail arrangements, and draw inspiration from the Mints Blog.   Just to give you a little taste...

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DIY Wedding Centerpiece Instructions

by Azure

Centerpieces are one of the most popular DIY areas for weddings. Keep in mind though that creating centerpieces can be VERY time consuming, and that to keep flowers looking fresh the centerpieces are best done the morning of the wedding, or the night before (if they can be stored in a refrigerator). If you don't have a lot of willing helpers for the morning of your wedding, or an industrial size refrigerator in which to store the flowers overnight, you should consider a professional...

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Wedding Flower Friday: Mad Men Inspired Retro Wedding Flowers

by Azure

For the past few years Mad Men's cool retro style has inspired not only fashion, but home accessories and weddings. If you're going for a retro-feel wedding, you won't want to forget the flowers! In honor of the show's season premiere, we present these ideas for your retro-inspired wedding flowers. For a truly authentic feel, you'll want a cascade bouquet like the ones pictured below. This is the sort of bouquet that most brides of the era carried. White is more authentic, but red...

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Off-The-Chart Free Wedding Giveaway: The Winning Bride-to-Be Enjoying Her Swag!

by Azure

The lucky winner of our Off-the-Chart free wedding giveaway has begun to collect and enjoy her bounty! Carla's bridal shower was a few weeks back, and she put her 6 flower bouquets from Weddings by FlowerPetal to great use. Carla chose the beautiful Delphinium Dreamsfloral arrangements, which featured a dramatic mix of purple and blue delphiniums. Once the party was over, Carla gifted each of her wonderful bridesmaids with a Delphinium Dreams centerpiece. What lovely bridesmaids'...

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To Celebrate Matrimony Monday, New Wedding Planning Tools, Features, Giveaways!

by Azure

To celebrate the biggest online wedding planning day of the year—January 4 2010, known as Matrimony Monday here at OneWed—we have launched all new features, tools and giveaways to help our newly engaged brides-to-be! Here are just a few of the new features you’ll find on OneWed: Off-the-Chart Wedding Giveaway--$15,000 in prizes! Create a Wedding Pre-Party (the only social wedding planning network—a Private-Facebook for Weddings) and you’ll be entered to win prizes for...

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Flowers are Expensive: Save By Choosing Seasonal Buds that are in Bloom!

by Azure

Flowers can be a very big expense in your wedding budget. Many couples don't realize just how pricey fresh blooms are until they're at the florist, selecting their arrangements. But, fresh flowers add so much to the vibe and overall beauty of your wedding! Definitely a worthwhile expense! Our super new Wedding Flowers Gallery can help save time and money, but choosing buds that are in bloom is another great way to cut costs. Since it's that time of year, below are a few flowers...

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It’s A Jaime Thing: A Festival Of Pumpkins & Thanks…

by Azure

About It's A Jaime Thing ...Inspiration For Your Fall Wedding Or Thanksgiving Dinner! With Thanksgiving right around the corner, I thought this would be the perfect inspiration! Check out these floral pumpkins, created by the loved Blooms By Martha Andrews, in sunny California... Imagine using those pumpkins as centerpieces for your holiday get together this year. Or, make one up and bring it as a hostess gift - especially if you're like me and can't cook well enough to bring a...

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It’s A Jaime Thing: A Rainbow Of Inspiration…

by Azure

About It's A Jaime Thing ...Colorful Wedding Photography By Erin Hession! It's almost Halloween. How about a little candy? Today I was inspired by a friend who said, "I feel like throwing Skittles at people and telling them to taste the rainbow!" - I know, don't you love it?! Fear not, I won't throw any Skittles at your darling bridal heads. I promise. Instead, let me attempt to inspire you by throwing some colorful eye candy your way! If there is one thing I love about...

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Beautiful Bridal Bouquets and Floral Centerpieces by Amy Osaba

by Azure

It's not every day that you come across a florist who really knocks your socks off. Well... I'm happy to report that today, my socks are officially knocked off. Amy Osaba was a professional ballet dancer with the Joffery ballet company, and now that she's in the business of floral and event design, it's clear that her artistic, theatrical background is infused throughout her lush, dramatic florals. Even if you are working on a tight budget for your wedding flowers and design (or...

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Hostess with the Mostess: More Wedding Ideas and Inspiration from Artfool Events

by Azure

About Hostess with the Mostess Back in February, I shared with you one of my favorite spots to draw decor inspiration for your big day- professional event design portfolios. I've said it before and I'll say it again, the folks at Artfool have a true flair for creating a stunning, cohesive, sophisticated atmosphere at the events they design. Their website, chock full of color palette, floral design, and centerpiece ideas, is one of my first stops when I'm feeling...

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