Flowers


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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Spicy Sophisticated Wedding Color Palette

by Azure

We've said it before, we're saying it again, and this won't be the last time! Inspiration for your wedding can come from the most unusual places. So what inspired the gorgeous palette above? Two of my favorite things! My can't-live-without whipped Creme de Corps body butter from Kiehl's, and my killer new spice red Kate Spade bag. See...your inspiration doesn't have to be super glamorous! It can come from everyday things and your favorite things. Vibrant cherry hues paired...

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Sparkling Winter Wedding Inspiration

by Azure

  Special to OneWed by Postcards & Pretties   When I came across that image of the snow covered truck, I knew I had to create an inspiration board with it. I can picture a couple driving off with it after an intimate winter wedding. I love this soothing palette of muted gray with hints of candy cane red.  It truly is the most wonderful time of year.   Colors  Candy canes, silver bells + snow   Photos  Couple by jenny haas photography, heels by nicole hill...

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Splurge Vs. Save: Non-Floral Bouquets & Centerpieces  

by The Broke-Ass Bride

Hey, brides! Do you know what’s cheaper than fresh wedding flowers? Paper. I’m a big fan of crafty brides, and I love to see what a gal with a little DIY ingenuity can do. Broke-ass brides can save a ton if they opt to replace wedding staples like bridal bouquets, nosegays, and centerpiece arrangements with pretty paper flowers. Origami, anyone? On the flip side, there are some other handmade options that are totally AMAZING, but not necessarily any cheaper than using a florist....

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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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Reasons to DITCH the Bridal Bouquet Toss

by Oh Lovely Day

  Hi lovely readers!  Chandra from Oh Lovely Day here again.  So I was a little hesitant to write on this topic, because I know people are really attached to tossing the bouquet.  And it can make for some fun photos.  Ok, my dears, here it goes.  DITCH the bouquet toss!  Here’s why:   First of all, you probably paid at least $150 (or more!) for that bouquet and it is gorgeous.  Would you just toss money around like that?  Of course not.  Secondly, and more...

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Make Wedding Guests Think You Spent a Fortune: 5 Ideas for Your Reception Tables

by Azure

  When it comes to your wedding reception tabletops, you want to make a statement. But if your budget for wedding flowers isn't $10,000+, you'll need a little creativity to wow the crowd! Which is exactly why you came to OneWed, right?   Below we share five luxe for less ideas for creating captivating tabletops at your wedding reception:   1. Treasure hunting at home  Don't be afraid to use and repurpose items you (or your fiance, mom, sister, best...

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Five Favorite Fall Bridal Bouquets

by Oh Lovely Day

  Special to onewed by Chandra of  Oh Lovely Day   There is something about fall weddings that really allows you to showcase a rustic chic and vintage style.  And aside from décor, the best place to do this is in your bouquet.  Here are my five favorite fall bouquets for your rustic chic wedding:   1- 2-    3-    4- ...

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Orange, Yellow and Green Wedding Flower Artistry

by Azure

        If you are looking for wedding flower design inspiration that takes it to an artistry level, look no further than Mints Design. After my first encounter with the Mints Design website, I fell hard, and was officially in love.  There’s so much visual eye candy over at Mints. Pour over their stunning events & weddings portfolio, swoon over their gorgeous retail arrangements, and draw inspiration from the Mints Blog.   Just to give you a little taste...

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To Hitch or to Ditch: Tossing the Bridal Bouquet

by Azure

  As you know, weddings are laced with traditions, some dating back to the 14th century.  One such tradition is the bridal bouquet toss.   Did you know... Back in the day, brides' tossed their bouquets (and anything else tossable) to avoid getting bum rushed by their wedding guests.  Sound strange?  Well... it's much less sinister than it sounds, but still pretty wild!  Anything the bride wore, held or touched on her wedding day was believed to be lucky, with the...

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DIY Wedding Flowers: Purple Passion

by Azure

  Special to onewed by Lisa W. for FiftyFlowers.com   Go bold! Go Purple!  If your passion lies in the color purple we’ve got a DIY wedding flowers plan for you. Using wholesale flowers and spending less than $550 you can decorate a wedding for up to 80 guests, bridal party and parents including the following: - 8 Centerpieces - Bridal bouquet with asymmetrical style - 2 Bridesmaids bouquets - Groom boutonniere - 2 Groomsmen boutonnieres - 2 Moms...

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Beautiful Brooch Bouquets for 2012 Brides!

by Azure

More and more brides are choosing unique bouquets that incorporate sparkling vintage finds, like gorgeous antique brooches. This is a fantastic way to go green (no fresh flowers necessary), save money (if you shop smart), and take care of your 'something old'. And whether you're planning an elegant winter wedding, an offbeat outdoor affair, or vibrant summer I Do's, brooch bouquets have come a long way baby... meaning, there's an arrangement perfect for every style of bride. Just...

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Top 5 Wedding Splurges and Wedding Saves!

by Azure

Celebrity wedding planner Colin Cowie knows all about wedding splurges.  But... he didn't come out of the womb planning million dollar weddings!  So he knows quite a bit about where to save when planning a wedding, too.  Below, Colin shares his 5 splurges, and 5 areas to save, so you can execute your dream wedding vision without breaking the bank.   5 spurge-worthy wedding items: 1. Beautiful Invitations 2. Stunning Flowers 3. Delicious Food 4. Tasty...

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DIY Wedding Flowers: Fall under $500

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Lisa W. for FiftyFlowers.com Be inspired to create your own gorgeous fall wedding flowers with this turnkey plan! Using wholesale flowers and spending under $500 here is the DIY shopping list to decorate a wedding for up to 100 guests, a 4-person bridal party and 4 parents. Remember: we can expand or minimize packs depending on preference and number of guests. But just check out all the arrangements you can make for less than $500: Bridal Bouquet 2...

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