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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English Garden DIY Wedding Centerpiece

by Azure

Inspiration: Faded floral wallpapers, glistening metallic details, high-tech brocades (from Christopher Kane's spring 2012 runway show). The Mix: Assorted bright ranunculus, anemones, Yves Piaget garden roses, and Dusty Miller foliage, beautifully arranged in a pewter gray pitcher. Step-by-Step DIY: 1. To establish the basic shape of the centerpiece, start by dropping vines and the Dusty Miller foilage into the vase. 2. Begin adding your larger flowers (ranunculus, anemones,...

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