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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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5 Favorite Bridal Bouquet Ideas for Spring

by Azure

When you think about a dreamy Spring wedding, what does the perfect bridal bouquet look like? Is it light and airy or bold and bright? Monochromatic or multi-hued? Pastel, pink, peach? Just a few different types of blooms or a complete mix? Whatever your vision, I'm sure it's lovely! And today, I'll share my vision with you! Check out my five favorite bouquet ideas for romantic spring brides, then post a comment at the end of this post to share your thoughts! 1- Bright Roses,...

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3 Centerpiece Ideas for your Spring Wedding

by Oh Lovely Day

Spring is officially here, which means Spring wedding season.  In case you are still deciding on your florals or planning a wedding for next Spring, I’m sharing some pretty centerpiece ideas for your spring wedding. Vibrant Peaches & Pinks What says ‘Spring’ more than brightly colored wedding flowers?  The incorporation of peonies and peaches in your centerpieces are perfect for your Spring wedding. Pretty White Tulips The flower that most symbolizes Spring is the...

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Sweet and Unique Wedding Centerpiece Idea

by Azure

Have you thought about incorporating fruit into your wedding decor? It's an outside the box idea that can make your I Do's truly memorable, and it's easy to go beyond the centerpieces with fruity touches throughout (think escort card holders, wedding guest favors, even your groom's bout!). It's also a fantastic way to save on your wedding flower budget! Depending upon the wedding color palette you choose, you can include green or red apples, peaches, vibrant lemons or limes,...

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Orchids + Chandeliers: A Match Made in Wedding Heaven

by Azure

Why don't you... adorn your wedding ceremony and reception venue with lush tropical orchids, and hang sparkling chandeliers from above? If you love this idea, we've got lots of inspiring eye candy to get you started! Take a look then share your thoughts with a comment or tweet! Are you a fan of the orchid/chandelier combo?

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Tips for Dreaming Up Unique Bouts for your Groom

by Oh Lovely Day

You know one wedding detail I put like zero thought into?  My groom's boutonniere!  I totally dropped the ball on it, and although my florist did a great job coming up with something, I really regret not thinking up a unique bout idea.  Here are some tips for dreaming up one for your groom... Incorporate your Wedding Season: DIY a Personalized Bout for your Groom: Use or Create a Family Heirloom: Use a Non-Floral Element (like vintage brooches!) from your Wedding...

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Delightful Dahlias: Handmade Summer Flower Wedding Inspiration

by The Broke-Ass Bride

Today we've put together a handmade tribute to some our favorite summer blooms: dahlias! If you've set your wedding date for July or August, you should definitely consider making your wedding bouquet dahlia-centric. But why stop there? We've found a basketful of gorgeous dahlia-themed stationery, hair accessories, and centerpiece ideas! Are you a fan of these hothouse hues? Will dahlias be making an appearance on your big day? Let us know which seasonal...

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Vivid Coral Wedding Color Inspiration

by Azure

Another day...another shot of stunning wedding color inspiration! I don't know about you, but I love love love all things coral. Coral is the perfect hue to compliment a golden tan (something most brides consider a must for the wedding), and can be mixed with a plethora of other colors to create the perfect wedding color palette. We love pairing coral with turquoise, emerald green, gold and other metallics, navy, and charcoal (just to name a few), but the options are truly...

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Sweet Anemone Wedding Flower Inspiration

by Azure

Raise your hand if you love anemones! The anemone bloom is perfect for your wedding, with its whimsical shape and black button center. Just take a look at the gorgeous bridal bouquets and centerpieces below: But there's a lot more anemone inspiration where that came from! Don't you just love this Chanel-inspired black, white and red anemone-infused wedding shoot via Style Me Pretty? So sophisticated and unique... And you can't go wrong with classically elegant black...

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We Heart Succulents for Your Wedding Day

by Azure

It's no secret that we love succulents. Succulent plants are eco-friendly, rich in texture, and definitely on-trend for 2012. And we just can't seem to get enough gorgeous succulent inspiration! What many brides don't know is that there are lots of succulent types, and each has its own unique look and feel. If you're planning a romantic vintage wedding, consider the Echeveria x imbricata succulent, as its gray-green rounded leaves offer a soft, antique feel. If your wedding...

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Nine Posts to Inspire Your Wedding

by Azure

We adore our fellow bridal bloggers and are constantly inspired by all the gorgeousness they share. And while we hope to satisfy your craving for bridal style eye candy here on OneWed, we want you to have ALL the swoon-worthy inspiration right at your fingertips. So we are excited to bring you our very first roundup of the best nuggets of advice and inspiration of the past few weeks! We hope to bring you a must-read list like this each week, and invite you to submit your picks...

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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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Burlap Decor for Your Rustic Chic Wedding

by Oh Lovely Day

Confession: I love burlap.  Truth be told, I wanted to fill my wedding with burlap and similarly rustic details, but with the wedding venue we chose it just wasn't a theme that fit.  It would have been like putting a barn on the beach.  On second thought, a barn on a beach could be amazing! Anyhoo...back to burlap.  Burlap is so rustic and chic, provides great texture, and is CHEAP!  And there are so many ways you can use it in your wedding decor! Here are eight ideas to get...

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Regal Peacock Wedding Color Inspiration

by Azure

Navy is one of the most classic and timeless colors around, and has long been a favorite among brides-to-be. In fact, I learned that at Bella Bridesmaid here in Chicago, 25% of brides that come in request either navy or grey for their b-maids. Are you surprised? I've always loved pairing navy with a variety of jewel tones and peacock feather inspiration! After all, 2012 is the year of the feather! The result is a rich, decadent wedding color palette that makes a beautiful...

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Light Up Your Wedding with Lemon Yellow

by Azure

On Monday, we shared tons of inspiration for neutral wedding color palettes. But today we go bold with bright lemon yellow!! Canary, citrine, honey, and straw, there is nothing sweeter than a Spring or Summer wedding with sunny yellow pops. You can get super creative with the wedding flowers you choose (since LOTS of blooms come in a variety of yellow shades) , and sport sunshine-y statement accessories (check out the last photo for six fantastic ideas) down your white...

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Vintage-Inspired Wedding Ideas: Cotton Blooms

by Oh Lovely Day

I have been in love with the idea of using cotton in wedding flowers and décor for a vintage-style wedding. I mean, it is chic, vintage but fresh, and unique. And just so pretty! Here are a few ideas to get you started... COTTON BOUQUETS COTTON BOUTONNIERES COTTON WEDDING DECOR That cotton garland lining the aisle and decorating the altar is just brilliant, and I love that gorgeous wedding cake by My Sweet and Saucy.  I think mixing the cotton with other...

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Spice Up Your Wedding Color Palette with Tangerine Tango

by Azure

I'm loving Pantone's color of the year, Tangerine Tango. It's vibrant, whimsical, bright and bold, and pairs nicely with a variety of hues. It also looks fabulous against a golden Goddess glow! We adore tangerine tango alongside neutrals, gem tones and citrus hues, and think it's picture perfect for spring and summer weddings. It brings a cheerful, fun quality to the wedding day, and flatters a variety of skin tones and hair colors. What are your emotions on Tangerine Tango? Is...

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