Wedding Color Palette We Love: Bordeaux, Blush, and Cream

by Azure

When I stumbled upon the swoon-worthy floral arrangements by Blue Bouquet in the inspiration board above, I instantly fell in love. The pairing of deep wine dahlias with fluffy pink peonies and velvety lamb's ear made my heart jump for joy. Such a perfect combination for romantic fall weddings! Are you smitten too? If the answer is yes, you'll definitely want to Pin and Ideabook these babies!

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Why Brides Love Peonies for the Wedding Day

by Azure

I've always adored peonies (most brides-to-be do), but I never knew how many unique types there are. I had naively thought that, well, a peony was a peony. Not so much! There are actually over 30 unique species of peonies, and each and every type is oh so wedding worthy. And not just for its outer beauty... it goes deeper than that, brideys! Symbolism- Peonies represent romance, beauty, luxury, happy life, and marriage, so the symbolism is spot on. It's also considered the 12th...

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A Beautiful Mansion Wedding

by Bride Chic

I'd been wanting to work with Bay Area wedding photographer Chyna Darner for some time after stumbling across one of her stylized shoots on Wedding Chicks. For me, her work is simply off the charts gorgeous! Winter 2012 we finally connected, hooking up and mixing with some of the best wedding professionals in San Francisco Bay Area. The result: We formulated a concept around my 1950's wedding dresses shot against a mansion backdrop. Says Chyna: "Once Amy-Jo was on board with the...

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Dreamy Wedding Color Palette: Peony Pink + Cool Aqua Blue

by Azure

You know how a single image can inspire a full-on vision of exquisite design? Well the photo (top center) in the style board above did just that, and knocked my pretty little socks off! Fluffy petal pink peonies paired with ivory peonies and soft pink roses, against a daquiri ice-ey aqua bridesmaid dress... it just doesn't get any better! Don't you agree? Like or love this delicious color pairing?

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Peonies, Ranunculus & Lush Eco Succulents

by Azure

…for your brilliant Spring wedding! I’ve been very open about my peony and succulent obsessions, and lately the ranunculus has climbed to the top of my “favorite wedding blooms” list. Why? Well… the photo below (top right, with the bridesmaid in gray showing off her rosette-embellished hem that mirrors the ranunculus bouquet) had something to do with it, and this floral gallery (with lots more lovely from The Bride's Cafe) didn't hurt either! Check out all the...

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Perfect Palette for an Enchanted Wedding

by Azure

When my sister tied the knot in Galena, IL a few years back, she chose a pink and green wedding color palette. I'll admit I wasn't sure about this color combination at first, but once I saw it all come together at the gorgeous outdoor reception, I was sold! If you already know that peonies will make an appearance in your wedding flower arrangements, this color palette is a wonderful choice. You can go peony crazy, and include other romantic blooms like garden roses and anemones....

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Summer Peony Wedding Inspiration

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Lisa W. forFiftyFlowers.com Pink, poufy, loveliness never goes out of style. And nothing says it better than gorgeous peonies! The fabulous Janie Medley, Editor in Chief at The Brides Cafe, styled this lovely table using Sarah Bernhardt peonies. Made up of many ruffled petals, these blooms resemble a fluffy, pink cloud and make such a beautiful statement that you only need a few stems to make your point. If you are dreaming of peonies for your wedding, start...

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Winery Romance in California

by Azure

Real wedding by Halberg Photographers   Kara and Peter planned a romantic California winery wedding for 150 guests. They chose the Solage Calistoga for their wedding venue, a picturesque locale that provided the perfect backdrop for their I Do's. Navy blue and pink letterpress invitations were sent out, and a relaxed, comfort food-inspired menu was selected for the reception. All of Kara's favorite flowers (roses, peonies, hydrangeas, sweet peas, and tulips) were...

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Summer Wedding, Flowers Inspiration: Juliet Peony Rose

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Lisa W. for FiftyFlowers.com If you are dreaming of a wedding with the perfect combination of romance and glamour – this is the look. Maddy Hague, creator of The Inspired Bride blog, is the incredibly talented wedding planner and stylist who designed this table using wholesale flowers from FiftyFlowers.com. It’s simple elegance with the perfect touch of glitz. The focal flower is a Juliet Peony Garden Rose in a light peach hue. We love the combination of...

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