Parisian Chic Meets Modern Sophistication: White French Anemones For Your Wedding Flowers

by Azure

Ahh, anemone flowers… I can’t help but swoon. Anemones, also known as wind flowers, are simply stunning for your bridal bouquet, floral centerpiece, or groom’s boutonniere. There are over 100 different Anemone types, but my absolute favorite by far is... The White French Anemone! How aptly named? Don’t these flowers just ooze Parisian Chic fabulousness? Deliciously sophisticated, featuring white petals and a black-button center, this bloom is enough to make any girl...

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Wedding Flower Friday: A New Spin On Groom Boutonnieres!

by Azure

I always love finding unique alternatives to fresh wedding flowers! Fresh flowers are beautiful, and can add so much to the ambiance at your wedding ceremony and reception. But incorporating a few non-traditional florals- a vintagebrooch bridal bouquet, moss table numbers or other reception decor, fondant succulents to adorn your wedding cake... will leave a lasting impression on your wedding guests! How fantastic are these handmade boutonnières by Monsier Cocarde for you groom!? ...

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Featured Los Angeles Wedding At The Skirball Cultural Center

by Azure

Featured Wedding at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, CA For today's gorgeous featured wedding, we've got the inside scoop from Jennifer McGarigle, founder of FloralArt in Venice, CA. Jennifer was the fab florist for this California wedding, and is a favorite among celebs too! She was the brains behind the floral beauty at both Milla Jovovich’s and Jamie Pressley’s star-studded weddings. We asked Jennifer some questions about how the Skirball wedding came together,...

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Wedding Flower Friday: The Symbolism Behind Different Types Of Wedding Flowers

by Azure

For many brides, once the wedding planning is said and done, the money spent on wedding flowers will represent a hefty chunk of the total wedding budget. Lots of colorful blooms at your wedding ceremony and reception will prove to be well worth the money, but... why not select flowers that have a special meaning to you and your hubby-to-be? Every type of flower has a special symbolic meaning, many of which represent qualities that are essential to a blissful, loving & lasting...

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Wedding Flower Friday: An Inventive Bridal Bouquet!

by Azure

Do you and your fiance share a mutual love for a certain item, pastime, or hobby? If so, why not incorporate this special something into your wedding day! For this week's "Flower Friday" post, we've tapped one of the leading experts in wedding floral and event design! Kim Foren is the fabulous owner of Geranium Lake Flowers in Portland, Oregon, and her work is just incredible! The bridal bouquet above is as inventive as they come! For an engaged couple who fell in love reading...

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Wedding Flower Friday: Pink Monochromatic Pave Style Floral Arrangements

by Azure

While looking for some serious wedding inspiration today, I found this incredible Sydney, Australia wedding planned by the great Colin Cowie. After scrolling through a few of the wedding photos, I knew this was the perfect wedding for today’s Flower Friday post! I was struck by the beauty of the pink topiaries lining the historic fleet steps of the Sydney Royal Botanic Gardens. I did a bit of digging, and discovered why these wedding flowers made such a statement. Cowie used a...

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Wedding Flower Friday: Luxurious and Bold Cockscomb Celosias

by Azure

After featuring the rad tattooed/Superhero wedding yesterday, I was left with one big question mark over my head... What type of flowers made up the bride's stunning bridal bouquet?? Well, I did some digging, tweeting, and surfing, and it turns out that the deep fuchsia flowers that resembled a piece of coral are called Cockscomb (or Bombay) Celosias. Celosias are in season from summer until November, and I just love these for bridal bouquets, groom or groomsmen boutonnieres, and...

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Another Eco-Chic Fresh Flower Alternative: Felt Bridal Bouquets!

by Azure

I am officially obsessed! As "going green" becomes a priority to many, this eco-friendly focus has opened up a whole new world to wedding planning couples. We've already dished on stunning vintage-chic brooch bouquets and paper wedding decor and flowers. Here's another eco-chic wedding idea to consider... Felt bridal and/or bridesmaids' bouquets! One of our stylish OneWed staffers scooped me on Princess Lasertron, an incredible vintage felt and button design shop. If you are...

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Recycled Bride: Floral Alternatives for Eco-Chic Brides

by Azure

About Recycled Bride Couples typically spend up to 20 percent of their wedding budget on cut flowers. From bouquets and boutonnieres to centerpieces and aisle decorations, many weddings are awash in mountains of roses, lilies, hydrangeas and orchids. But aside from being terribly expensive, conventionally produced flowers also leave a giant carbon footprint, are grown with tons of pesticides, and are tended by workers who aren't protected under Fair Trade guidelines. It's a little bit...

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Indie Wed Wrap Up: An Edgy, Unique Bridal Event Done Right!

by Azure

I had the pleasure of attending Indie Wed this weekend, a fabulously unique wedding show for couples taking a modern, edgy, or eco-friendly approach to their special day! If you are a Chicago hipster planning your wedding, you were probably there! And for our non-Chicago gals who love the Etsy-Anthropology-Green wedding thing, I wanted to share some highlights from this rad event! Fashion... - Love Damask? Check out the adorable cocktail frock (for your 'maids or for you- a...

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