12 Wedding Flower Color Combos Perfect for Summer

by Azure

It's hard to believe that August is right around the corner! But don't you worry, we still have plenty of summer wedding territory to cover (and inspiration to share) before the Autumn leaves start falling. A month or so back, we published a Seasonal Wedding Flowers Guide for Summertime. And today we follow it up with color combinations that are spot-on for the season! Here are twelve beautiful palettes and gorgeous floral arrangements we absolutely love... 1 - Petal Pink, Orange...

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Summer Wedding Flowers Guide

by Azure

Since you loved our East to West Spring Wedding Flowers Guide, and were begging on Twitter for a similiar post for Summer, we didn't want to leave you hanging. And today we deliver! Ready to find out what types of flowers are in-season during summer in your neck of the woods? It could save you a bundle if you're planning sweet summertime I Do's! East—Asiatic lily, black-eyed Susan, cosmos, delphinium, larkspur, pee gee hydrangea, rose, sunflower, zinnia ...

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9 Secrets from the Rock ‘n’ Roll Florist Revealed

by Azure

I just returned home from an aaamazing trip to Cartagena, Columbia, back to the grind with a little tan and a LOT of inspiration! Over the next few weeks I'll be sharing all of it with you, and today we get started with some inside tips from the king of flowers, Jeff Leatham. Jeff Leatham is known around the world for his breathtaking, unforgettable, and unconventional floral arrangements and designs. He converted Eva Longoria into a flower lover (after being hired for her...

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East to West Spring Wedding Flowers Guide

by Azure

One great way to cut down on the wedding flowers spend (without sacrificing your vision) is to focus primarily on flowers that are in season when you're getting married. And now that Spring has sprung, it's the perfect time to talk in-season, budget-friendly blooms. Since each U.S. region has its own unique climate, the types of flowers blooming in Spring on the East Coast will be different that what's blooming down South. So take it from Martha, and use the guide below to find the...

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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 Wedding Florist I’d Fly Across the World for My I Do’s

by Azure

Most everyone agrees that no matter what a couple's top priorities may be, splurging on a talented wedding photographer is always a good move. But if you're a flower child like me, who loves having fresh blooms in the house and could look at wedding flower inspiration all day, the second splurge on your wedding planning checklist should probably be an amazeballs florist. Like Bows and Arrows of Dallas, Texas. I recently discovered Bows and Arrows, and after swooning hard over the...

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Wedding Flowers by Color: Find Your Perfect Blooms, and DIY Them if You Dare

by Azure

Wedding flowers, wedding flowers, how I love you! And floral geniuses like Kelly Oshiro of Santa Barbara Chic make DIYing gorgeous bridal bouquets and centerpieces look like a cake walk. But remember, Kelly didn't learn all her tricks overnight! So when you embark on your first wedding flower DIY (five fabulous options below!), approach it with a can-do attitude, a good sense of humor, and lots of patience and love! Pink - Delicious and wild, this cascading bridal bouquet is a DIY...

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Edible Arrangements: Wedding Bouquets, Centerpieces & Bouts for the Groom

by Azure

I saw a tweet yesterday about edible bridal bouquets and thought to myself... damn, are brides really taking pre-wedding weight loss to such extremes that they are THAT hungry when the big day arrives?!? I mean, just picture a pristine blushing bride taking a big chomp out of her wedding blooms. Quite a visual, isn't it? But in all seriousness, adding unique elements (not typically considered for wedding flower arrangements) is a great way to pull off the luxe look for less. Why?...

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Wedding Flower Style: Multiples

by Oh Lovely Day

When choosing your florals for your wedding there are lots of things to consider, like what flowers are in season and the amount of money you are willing to spend.  What style of wedding are you having and what type of tables are you using for your reception?  All of these questions help you to decide what type of flower and style of arrangement you will choose.  But one style of arrangement that I think works for every budget, for every flower, and for every wedding style is the...

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Sparkly Wedding Flowers for NYE and Beyond!

by Azure

Everyone dreams of a glamorous New Year’s Eve wedding celebration because nothing sparkles more than the champagne bubbles toasting a newlywed couple at midnight! With these shimmering wedding flower ideas you’ll have no trouble putting the glitz into your New Year’s Eve nuptials! 1. Holiday Tinted Billy Balls Bring out the sparkle with these glittery versions of Craspedia, the popular wedding bloom commonly known as Billy Balls. Seasonally available in red, silver, gold and...

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