Flowers


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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5 Top Designers Predict 2011 Wedding Flower Trends

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Lisa W. for FiftyFlowers.com Looking for inspiration on how to style your dream day? We asked five top wedding designers from around the country for their top wedding flower color and variety trends for 2011: Top designer: Frank J. Andonoplas, Frank Event Design Flower variety trend: Branch Out “Look for arrangements using elements such as berries, pods and interesting greenery in addition to classic wedding flowers. I think we will see a welcome hiatus from...

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2011 Wedding Trend- Return to Sophistication, How To Get the Look

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Billy of Luxe Life Events Here at Luxe Life, we are so ready for this year's top wedding trend- return to elegant sophistication! The “it” factor behind “Sophisticated Elegance” is what draws me to the theme. The idea that your wedding album could forever be in style and the pictures still inspiring ten years from now is the very notion that makes this year’s hottest theme so attractive. I have planned many weddings that are bright, flashy and glitzy...

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Budget-Friendly DIY Wedding Flowers Project- Texture-Rich Boutonnieres

by Azure

Hello! Lucky just released a fabulous new book, Handmade Weddings, for crafty brides. You’ll find DIY wedding projects for all styles and endless inspiration for your upcoming nuptials! Since texture is huge for 2011 weddings, I thought it would be fun to share a texture-heavy DIY project from Hello! Lucky’s Handmade Weddings book. And... please excuse the crude iPhone photo above! It does no justice for the beauty of these bouts! Tallow Berry and Cotton Bud Boutonnieres for...

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Non-Floral Alternative Centerpieces for Your Wedding Reception

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Billy of Luxe Life Events Grandiose wedding reception tablescapes and centerpieces can come with a very hefty price tag, especially when lots of fresh wedding flowers are used. While planning weddings during these tough economic times, I'm often asked for creative reception decor ideas that are a bit more budget-friendly. Additionally, more and more couples simply want something “new” to wow their wedding guests. As a floral designer (and fanatic), my...

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Holiday Wedding Tablescape with Red and White Carnations

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Lisa W. for FiftyFlowers.com Festive Red and White Holiday Wedding Tablescape Whether you're planning an engagement dinner over the holidays or looking for ideas to incorporate carnations into your wedding flowers, this little table is sure to inspire! Kelly Oshiro of Santa Barbara Chic created the perfect blend of casual and Christmas using red and white carnations. The country, outdoorsy vibe is created with bottle vases, clear mason jars (transformed...

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7 Unique and In-Season Blooms for December Weddings

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Lisa W. for FiftyFlowers.com Your wedding flowers are an excellent opportunity to distinguish your wedding day. But ordering a rare flower that is out of season may cut into your wedding budget. By focusing on in-season blooms and unusual varieties, you can make a statement and keep your floral budget on target. Check out our list of 7 "off-the-beaten path" blooms that are readily available for December weddings: Roccoco Novelty Dark Red Tulip Love Tulips and...

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Weekly Giveaway Winner: The $150 FiftyFlowers Gift Certificate Goes To…

by Azure

.... Lindsay G.! Congrats, Lindsay! Don't forget to contact SavvyScoop@OneWed.com by next Friday! We'd hate to have to pick another winner for this hotly contested Savvy Steal! Thanks to all of our fantastic readers for entering!

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Winter Wedding Inspiration- 5 More DIY Wedding Flowers Projects!

by Azure

We already broke down how to create 5 of the fabulous holiday-inspired DIY wedding flower p rojects. And today, we walk you through recreating the remaining 5 very merry flower arrangements! DIY Wedding Flowers Project 6- Fresh Flower-Adorned Ring Bearer Pillow Materials • Small, round pillow • Two stems Spray roses • Straight pins • Floral shears Ring Bearer Pillow How-To • Snip ten roses just below the bloom and leaving no stem. • Arrange your roses on top of the...

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Weekly Inspiration from Wedding Style and Design Expert!

by Azure

We are thrilled to welcome a new guest blogger to the Savvy Scoop!Billy Folchetti is the founder and principle planner/designer of Luxe Life Events, a Laguna Beach-based event planning boutique. No matter what your wedding vision, Luxe Life will bring that vision to life, and the outcome will be fabulous! They offer in-house floral and décor design, day of coordination, and everything in between. Tell Billy what makes you swoon- your favorite pair of designer heels, the coveted...

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Alternative Wedding Flowers- Linen and Brooch Blooms!

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Bride Buzz Flowers are an essential part of any big day, but if disposable blooms aren’t part of your vision — you green bride, you — we here are Bride Buzz have a collection of bright, colorful and un-wiltable options to carry, toss and share on your Big Day. Our first pick?EmersonMade. Created by a husband-and-wife team, the creative enterprise creates the most adorable, hand-stitched linen blooms we’ve ever seen. The beautiful buds come in a...

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Wedding Flowers Giveaway- $150 Gift Certificate to FiftyFlowers!

by Azure

About OneWed's Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway Nearly ten years ago, FiftyFlowers.com envisioned an eco-chic alternative to traditional wedding flower purchasing. By allowing brides to order their wedding flowers online, carbon footprints were reduced and wedding budgets were spared. Nearlyweds could save up to 75% on their wedding day blooms! Today, FiftyFlowers is the leading provider of flowers shipped directly from the farm to the doorstep, providing seamless coordination, expert...

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Simple DIY Wedding Flowers Project- Floral Toasting Flutes!

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Lisa W. for FiftyFlowers.com, video by Pro One Video Wow your wedding guests with fresh flower-adorned champagne toasting flutes! Last week, we got into the holiday spirit with the very merry red and green wedding from FiftyFlowers. This post featured 10 simple DIY wedding flower projects, and we're teaching you how to create each one! Today in our Advice section, we walk you through how to create 5 fabulous DIY wedding flower arrangements for your...

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10 Flower Ideas for Top Wedding Words and Styles

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Lisa W. for FiftyFlowers.com Let the words that describe your wedding be the perfect inspiration for your wedding flowers, and be inspired by our flower idea for each word! Wedding Word 1: Rustic Flower Idea: Thistle Technically a green, this simple, honest and sturdy stem gives your day a back roads, woodsy, cowgirl feel. The texture is rooted in nature and evokes an idyllic rural quality. Thistle is available in a range of colors from copper, red, orange,...

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Holiday-Inspired Red and Green Wedding- 10 Simple DIY Flower Projects!

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Fifty Flowers ‘Tis the season for a sweet I Do! Imagine a holiday wedding in a hometown chapel followed by champagne, wedding cake and peppermint hot chocolate. The scene is infused with red, bright green and geometric patterns creating a whimsical wedding approach to the season. And just about everything is adorned with fresh flowers, including the toasting flutes. We chose a combination of roses and green hypericum berries, blooms that are easy to work...

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Romantic Wedding Flowers: Top 3 Reasons Why Peonies Rock for Your Wedding!

by Azure

I've always adored peonies, but I had always thought that a peony was a peony... boy was I wrong! I recently learned that there are over 33 unique species of peonies, and each one is more beautiful than the last. Peonies are a wonderful addition to any wedding flower arrangement or bridal bouquet. The top 3 reasons why I love peonies for weddings: 1. Symbolism- Peonies represent luxury, happy life, and marriage, so the symbolism is spot on. 2. Scent- Many peonies are wonderfully...

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Posh NYC Floral Boutique to Inspire Your Wedding Flowers and Reception Design

by Azure

Ovando, an uber chic floral design shop (loved by stars like Kim Kardashian&Giorgio Armani), just opened up shop on New York's Upper East Side. To celebrate the opening, owner/artist Sandra de Ovando treated New York passersby to an enchanting treat- window displays featuring her breathtaking arrangements. A cascading bouquet of exotic pink orchids were nestled in the lap of a sparkling black mannequin, and the end result was awe-inspiring. White calla lilies and orchids took on...

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Winery Wedding in Portland, Oregon: Natalie and Carl

by Azure

Featured Vineyard Wedding by Alice & Josh of Mosca Photo Natalie and Carl chose the most gorgeous wedding venue for their September 10, 2010 nuptials- Garden Vineyards in Hillsboro, Oregon. Garden Vineyards is an extremely exclusive venue, and it boasts Estate-Grown Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, and sparkling wines. The privacy afforded by the venue's exclusivity, and the delicious wines produced in-house, makes this venue second to none! Natalie was a beautiful blushing bride. She...

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