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Summer Wedding, Flowers Inspiration: Juliet Peony Rose

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Lisa W. for FiftyFlowers.com If you are dreaming of a wedding with the perfect combination of romance and glamour – this is the look. Maddy Hague, creator of The Inspired Bride blog, is the incredibly talented wedding planner and stylist who designed this table using wholesale flowers from FiftyFlowers.com. It’s simple elegance with the perfect touch of glitz. The focal flower is a Juliet Peony Garden Rose in a light peach hue. We love the combination of...

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DIY Wedding Ideas: Vintage Chic Teacup Centerpieces

by Azure

It pays to have fabulous friends in high places! We were invited by Glamour.com to guest blog for their Save-the-Date weddings section and we shared a DIY wedding project we know you'll love. Learn how to create gorgeous DIY teacup centerpieces for your bridal shower, rehearsal dinner or vintage chic wedding reception in just 4 steps. And don't forget to check out OneWed on Glamour!

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Spring, Summer Wedding Inspiration: Citrus Color Palette

by Azure

A bright wedding color palette is perfect for Spring and Summer weddings. And this citrus-inspired palette (featuring coral, lemon, tangerine and a pop of lime) is cheerful, vibrant and contemporary. Citrus Wedding Inspiration by SavvyScoop featuring a pleated dressBiba maxi dress, 725 GBPMadewell pleated dress, $185Suede pumps, $128Moyna Handbags flower handbag, $198Kate Spade layered necklace, $275Amrita Singh drop earring, $40Barneys New York Floral Bow Tie, $75Citrus Mum Decorative...

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A Denim Wedding: Summer Wedding Inspiration

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Lisa W. for FiftyFlowers.com Joy Thigpen, renowned wedding stylist and creative director of OnceWed (a Best Wedding Blogs 2011 runner-up), thought it would be fun to create a wedding inspired by denim. Shooting on location in Nashville and using wholesale flowers from FiftyFlowers.com, Joy incorporated a variety of natural blue wedding flowers into stunning bouquets, boutonnieres and table accents. The comfortable, inviting scene is unassuming, au natural and...

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Summer Wedding Flowers Inspiration: Pink Peony Tulips

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Lisa W. for FiftyFlowers.com Whether you're planning a bridal show, engagement brunch or bridesmaids luncheon, peony tulips are an unusual flower that will inspire a bright and cheerful table. Cyd Converse of The Sweetest Occasion (a nominee in OneWed's Best Wedding Blogs 2011 contest) designed and styled this darling display using wholesale flowers. Playing off the lovely color of the blooms, Cyd creates a fun table runner with pretty paper supplied by Paper...

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Eco-Friendly Wedding Flowers for Earth Day: 3 Ideas to Go Green!

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Lisa W. for FiftyFlowers.com Even if you want to be 100% Earth-friendly on your wedding day, there is no need to forgo fresh cut flowers. While it’s true that imported blooms may create a larger carbon footprint, you have options. The key is to ask the right questions to know exactly where your flowers are coming from. Keep an open mind and consider the many varieties of natural greenery to choose from. Simply ask your wedding florist to source flowers and...

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Incorporate Eco-Friendly Succulents into Your Wedding Flowers

by Azure

Looking to make your wedding green? Succulents are fantastic for incorporating an eco-chic vibe into your wedding decor. If you're wondering why succulents are praised as being eco-friendly, here's the scoop. These water-retaining plants require very little water to flourish, and they never die! Succulents last forever, just like your marriage Fresh-cut flowers are pricey and typically die within a few days. You can go far beyond the bridal bouquet and get super creative with...

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Wedding Flower Ideas: 5 Ways to Recycle Your Wedding Blooms

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Lisa W. for FiftyFlowers.com Hey crafty brides! Once you've said I Do, don’t even think about throwing those gorgeous wedding flowers away! With help from Ellen Bowman AKA “The Flower Mom” on Twitter, you can learn to preserve your flowers and enjoy the loveliness of your day forevermore. So plan ahead, take those wedding blooms home and transform them into pretty, unique gifts and keepsakes for you, your friends and family. We hope these five project...

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Three DIY Flower Projects for Your Romantic Wedding Ceremony

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Lisa W. for FiftyFlowers.com Are you saving the majority of your wedding flowerbudget for the reception decor? Well, you can still walk a stylish aisle with gorgeous DIY floral accents that add a little something special and don’t cost much. Check out these three DIY designs that anyone can create: Project #1: Bridal Bouquet Playing off the pink hues and sparkle in the absolutely beautiful custom linen created by Kirby Rentals we chose a range of pink and...

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Wedding Flower Ideas: Unique Paper Blooms and Bouquets

by Azure

I love a fabulous statement bridal bouquet! And here at OneWed, we're all about putting a unique twist on tradition. Fresh wedding flowers are gorgeous, but they're also pricey. If you envision a wedding day rich with beautiful blooms, you may want to consider incorporating non-fresh flowers. Paper flowers can be budget-friendlyand eco-friendly, and I was blown away by some of the creations in Etsy's wedding shop! Hopefully these photos will inspire you! And check out the list...

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Wedding Flower Ideas: 5 Distinct Centerpieces that Look Great Together

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Amy C. for FiftyFlowers.com The fabulous ladies at Outstanding Occasions orchestrated this beautiful luncheon which hosted top wedding professionals from around the globe. Using a different wedding centerpiece at every table creates an amazing effect. Notice how well these unique designs work together, yet could stand alone. Idea #1: Flowering Branches Easy to DIY, cherry blossom branches are a simple and affordable way to create drama on your tabletops. And...

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DIY Wedding Flower Project: Create Floral Pomander Balls in 5 Steps

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Amy C. for FiftyFlowers.com Spring is here and colorful flower bursts make the perfect statement of “Hooray!” Floral pomanders, sometimes called kissing balls, can easily be made with Sunflowers and Gerbera Daisies, carnations, roses, or other sturdy flowers. This gorgeous and relatively simple wedding flower project will take your blooms to new heights. Follow these DIY steps to create your own floral pomander balls for your bridal shower, wedding...

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5 Wedding Flower Ideas for a Modern ‘Something Blue’

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Amy C. for FiftyFlowers.com, photos by Melissa Jill Create your own Blue Heaven with all-white wedding flowers floating like clouds beneath a midnight blue sky. White is the traditional color of the bride’s wedding dress, but why stop there when there are a myriad of white flowers to choose from. Created by tic-tock Couture Florals, this breath-taking scene is visually stunning, modernly chic and undeniably blue. Let’s take a closer look. Idea #1: White is...

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Royal Wedding Fever: 5 Rosy Wedding Flower Ideas

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Amy C. for FiftyFlowers.com Who says roses are boring? There are so many varieties and colors to choose from. Mix and match hues of red and orange to create your own unique look, a look fit for royalty. With this vibrant wedding color palette, pair other types of wedding flowers to add texture. Created by floristMichael Daigian Design , this Versailles-inspired wedding reception highlights the traditional rose bloom with silver table settings and gilded...

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4 Wedding Flower Ideas for a Lush Green and White Ceremony

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Amy C. for FiftyFlowers.com This gorgeous scene, created by designer Fresh Wata, inspires every bride to choose a crisp and simple green and whitewedding color palette as the backdrop for their wedding ceremony. Scattered arrangements of white ceramic vases accented with silver feature eclectic green and white florals, highlighted by glowing turquoise columns. The inspiring natural beauty will make your wedding guests feel like they’ve stepped into the...

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Add Glamour to Your Wedding with Orchid Blossoms

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Amy C. for FiftyFlowers.com Thanks to the designers at Stoneblossom Floral & Event Design we are sharing gorgeous wedding inspiration reminiscent of the classic days of Hollywood. With tables named after movie stars and a dimly lit room flowing with orchids this romantic theme will inspire the star-struck bride-to-be. Check out 5 ideas using orchid blooms and get inspired to “glam” up any and every element of your wedding! Idea #1 – Sit with the Stars How...

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Wedding Flowers, Bridal Bouquets and Centerpieces to Inspire You

by Azure

Wondering what types of wedding flowers are right for you? The choices are endless, and I've found TONS of wedding flower eye candy to get your creative juices flowing! First, let's take a look at the 10 most popular wedding flower types: 1. Calla Lily 2. Casablanca Lily 3. Gardenia 4. Hydrangea 5. Lilac 6. Lily of the Valley 7. Orchid 8. Rose 9. Stephanotis 10. Tulip Now that you know the most popular wedding blooms, your job of selecting the perfect flowers is a bit easier. ...

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5 Wedding Flower Ideas for an Out-of-this-World Ceremony

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Amy C. for FiftyFlowers.com This fantastic scene created by top floral designers, John and Rob, from Florabella is like a never ending story. Transform your wedding ceremony into a dreamscape of beauty and serenity. And create the perfect setting for sharing the vows of your lifetime. Idea #1 – Ribbon Draped Altar This magical world comes to life with flowing sheer fabric ribbons that are hung to create an ambiance of privacy for your wedding ceremony. ...

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DIY with Rose Petals: 3 Ways to Decorate for Valentine’s Day

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Lisa W. for FiftyFlowers.com Set the scene for a romantic evening with fresh rose petals everywhere and enjoy whatever happens next. Idea #1 – A Relaxing Tub As soon as your sweetie arrives home from work, invite him into a warm bath filled with rose petals. It will be just what he needs to put the day behind him and enjoy the many surprises that you have in store for him tonight. Idea #2 – Rose Petal Garland With fishing wire, a sewing needle and pair of...

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DIY Wedding Centerpieces: Get Creative with Your Cake Stand

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Jennifer McGarigle of FloralArt Let Them Eat Cake! You've probably never thought of your wedding cake stand as anything other than that... a stand for your beautiful wedding cake! But if you think outside of the box, you'll see that cake stands are versatile, and add a simple décor element to any engagement party, bridal shower or wedding centerpiece. Here are three ideas for using your cake stand in a creative way: 1. Fruit-filled Centerpiece: For a still...

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4 Delicious Wedding Ceremony Decor Ideas

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Lisa W. for FiftyFlowers.com 4 Delicious Floral Ideas To Ask Your Designer About This luxuriously dreamy wedding gallery was created by top floral designers at Wendell Design Group to inspire wedding professionals from around the world who attended The Special Event Convention in Phoenix last week. Take a closer look at these luscious wedding ceremony looks that are good enough to eat! 1. Sweet Altar Offering: If you are looking for a spiritual ritual...

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DIY Floral Pins for Your Bridal Bouquet, Boutonnieres or Wedding Cake

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Lisa W. for FiftyFlowers.com Planning to make bouquets for your wedding day? You need DIY Floral Pins, the only pins that are the perfect length for wedding flower projects. With DIY Floral Pins you can add texture and color to your one-of-a-kind designs. Decorate a bouquet handle. Insert into flower blooms. Accent a boutonniere stem. Add a colorful and textured pattern to your cake. These smart pins are available in short pin lengths that don't poke...

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Three Simple DIY Wedding Centerpiece Ideas

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Lisa W. for FiftyFlowers.com Looking for a show-stopper idea that won’t break the wedding flower budget? At the Atlanta Gift Market earlier this week we stumbled upon these three DIY solutions to adorn your reception tables without needing a lot of flower stems: Whimsical Spring Everyone loves animals and your wedding guests will adore these adorable watering cans by Global Amici. To instantly create a colorful and lively wedding reception table, simply set...

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Bridal Bouquet Idea: Vibrant Orange and Green

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Lisa W. for FiftyFlowers.com This gorgeous bridal bouquet epitomizes the latest trends of contrasting color, interesting greenery and a bold, eye-catching hue. The flowers evoke a natural vibe with high petal count varieties such as roses, dahlias and a touch of greenery as filler. This particular bouquet was designed by Brian of Flourish Productions who shares with us his inspiration behind this wedding day bouquet: “Taking from the bride’s wish to have a...

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