Flowers


Earth-friendly Bridal Bouquets from Recycled Bride

by Azure

About Recycled Bride - Eco-friendly flowers and fun bouquet ideas for green brides - True or false: Flowers are eco-friendly because they come from the Earth. The answer is... False! There are some ugly facts surrounding beautiful floral bridal bouquets. Conventional methods of growing and transporting cut flowers take an environmental toll in terms of pesticides, working conditions and carbon emissions. The best way to go eco on your wedding day is to avoid conventional cut flowers...

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Real Wedding Inspiration: Amethyst, Lilac, and Plum Southern California Wedding

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Nick Corona Photography Lily & Chris got married on Ventura Beach in sunny Southern California. Their wedding reception was in the Bay View room of the Crown Plaza hotel on Ventura Beach, and the views were stunning! We could see for miles on end! Lily and Chris are a captivating couple, and we knew that all of their hard work wedding planning would amount to a truly unforgettable wedding. They effortlessly coordinated all of the special wedding details and...

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Real Wedding Inspiration: A Nautical-Themed California Wedding On The Water

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Bella Pictures Maria and Jim tied the knot in Long Beach, California. The Shoreline Yacht Club of Long Beach was a gorgeous wedding venue, and the perfect fit for their nautical-inspired wedding vibe. When Jim popped the question, he did it on a lifeguard tower in Redondo Beach, which made the decision to have a wedding by the water an easy one. Because Maria and Jim had planned on having a second wedding reception in Cincinnati, OH in September, their wedding...

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Real Wedding Inspiration: Traditional Meets Rustic Goodness in Ann Arbor, Michigan

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Amy Carroll Photography Sara and Trevor's wedding was a mix of traditional and rustic goodness. While they chose a traditional ceremony venue (St. Thomas the Apostle Church, in Ann Arbor, MI), the wedding ceremony itself was full of their quirky personalities and lots of love and laughter. After the I Dos were complete, it was off to the University of Michigan campus for some group photos with the wedding party. For the cocktail hour and wedding reception, Sara...

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Real Wedding Inspiration: Luxe Los Angeles Wedding

by Azure

Remember our fabulous Erica AnenbergTwosome Ring Savvy Steal giveaway? Well it just so happens that this chic designer recently walked down the aisle, and the wedding is to-die-for! Erica and Jason tied the knot at the gorgeous Four Seasons in Beverly Hills. To achieve the artistic, classy wedding vibe they desired, Erica and Jason called on a bona fide pro- Sharon Sacks of Sacks Productions. This is the wedding planner who's responsible for Khloe Kardashian's over-the-top wedding...

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Calling All Outstanding Wedding Pros- Get Featured On The Blog To Inspire Our Brides!

by Azure

We are looking for the best of the best wedding professionals to feature on the blog! And brides, we'd like to hear from you! What wedding planning topics are you most interested in reading about? And what types of photos, ideas, or tips & tricks inspire you most? The Savvy Scoop blog is all about you, and we want to give you the scoop you desire most! We've had huge success with our bi-weekly featured weddings submitted by outstanding wedding photographers. But what about all...

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Featured Virginia Wedding: Josh and Karmen

by Azure

You know I’m a sucker for a pair of sky high Louboutin bridal heels! So when I saw this lovely wedding by Rothwell Photography, I couldn’t wait to feature it on the blog! Karmen and Josh tied the knot at a private residence in Bridgewater, VA. Every detail was picture perfect, from the fun chalkboard wedding signs, to the unique reception table centerpieces made from delicious and bright orange slices. The wedding vibe was totally low-key with a laid back country atmosphere,...

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Natural, Organic and Rustic- Unique Wedding Florals and Non-Florals by Krislyn

by Azure

Wow! Talk about floral couture! If you're looking for inventive wedding flowers and reception decor inspiration, you must visit Krislyn Design's website! But first, prepare yourself... you're about to enter a fantasy land that will blow you away! The organic goodness of the table centerpiece below is out of this world. How perfect is a vase made from wood, etched with your initials, to personalize your wedding day? And the fact that Krislyn chose to fill the rustic vase with more...

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Luxe Featured Wedding with a Romantic Wedding Color Palette of Ivory, Champagne, and Blush

by Azure

Featured Wedding created by Jowy Productions, photographed by Jennifer Dery Productions Our client expressed the desire to have a champagne, ivory and gold wedding with hints of blush pinks. She loved the idea of a wedding reception tent with fabric swagging and thought chandeliers would be beautiful. We designed and produced her dream wedding and received the ultimate compliment coming from the bride- "This is EXACTLY what I envisioned- every detail is picture perfect!" We decided...

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Featured Vineyard Wedding: Megan and Todd

by Azure

Featured Vineyard Wedding by Rothwell Photography Wow! This wedding was a stunner! The wedding venue- Veritas Vineyard- could not have been more perfect. And the bright wedding flowers- Gerbera daisies in bright yellows, oranges, pinks and reds- designed by Blue Ridge Floral Design, added a fun, carefree, vibrant vibe to Megan and Todd's special day. The little details incorporated throughout were what made this affair over-the-top gorgeous! The gold charger plates below the...

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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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Featured Wisconsin Wedding- The Perfect Mix of Classic and Modern!

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Reminisce Studio by Miranda & Adam This Wisconsin wedding was simply adorable. The young, beautiful couple knew exactly what they wanted, and pulled it off with style and grace. The wedding vibe was the perfect mix of classic and modern. Classic elements like the traditional ceremony church, simple and chic wedding day attire (the bride in a white straplessa-linewedding dress, the groom in a classic black tux), and an all-white Gerbera daisy bridal bouquet,...

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Featured Hood River, Oregon Rustic Wedding: Elizabeth and Jay

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Alice and Josh of Mosca Photo Elizabeth and Jay are one amazing couple! Down to Earth, fun, loving, intelligent and inspiring people. There is nothing quite like having the perfect combination of the perfect couple, with the perfect wedding venue. Wedding photographs are simply bound to transmit the emotion of the day, making us feel oh so lucky to do what we do! The wedding day started at the Hood River Hotel, in the charming little surfing town of Hood River,...

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Bring On-Trend Translucent Elegance To Your Wedding Reception Decor!

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Jennifer McGarigle, Founder and Creative Director of FloralArt Exude elegance at your wedding reception with trendy translucent pieces! The Look: A white room provides the perfect backdrop for transparent décor. It allows the subtle shades and lines to be enhanced by space and light. The Wedding Color Palette: While the color is optional, the simplicity of this weightless look suggests a monochromaticcolor palette (orchid pink, ocean blue, or deep coral are...

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Wedding Flower Friday: Mad Men Inspired Retro Wedding Flowers

by Azure

For the past few years Mad Men's cool retro style has inspired not only fashion, but home accessories and weddings. If you're going for a retro-feel wedding, you won't want to forget the flowers! In honor of the show's season premiere, we present these ideas for your retro-inspired wedding flowers. For a truly authentic feel, you'll want a cascade bouquet like the ones pictured below. This is the sort of bouquet that most brides of the era carried. White is more authentic, but red...

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A Super Sweet Bridal Shower With A Hollywood Glam Flair!

by Azure

A Drool-Worthy Bridal Shower by Lauren Hillary, wedding photographer, and Karla Flores of Elegant by Design What was the inspiration for this bridal shower? What vibe were you trying to achieve? The inspiration was the Patisserie at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills, designed by Phillipe Starke. I can best describe it as a whimsical dessert bar with a bit of Hollywood flair. Lavender and purples are the brides favorite colors so the decor accents and flowers were chosen accordingly....

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Featured Los Angeles Wedding: Jenai and Tony

by Azure

Featured Wedding by CherieFoto Last Tuesday, I published a gorgeous LA wedding by CherieFoto. Unfortunately, the photos were displaying as heavily pixilated, so I unpublished the post since it wasn’t doing this beautiful wedding, or the lovely wedding photos, any justice. I’ve fixed the photos, so here’s a second, much better look at this stunning black, red, and gold glam affair! Jenai and Tony’s October, 2009 wedding was an over the top affair with details to die for! ...

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Romantic Vineyard Wedding: Amber and Chas

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Amber and Dustin of Fife Photography On the anniversary of their very first date, Amber and Chas tied the knot at the romantic Tres Suenos vineyard. Once the venue was set, everything else fell into place. 3 Beautiful goblets passed down from the bride's grandmother bore the images of grapes and vines, as did her grandmother's beautiful earrings. So Amber knocked out her something old, something borrowed, and something blue, and was able to incorporate the winery...

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Featured Wedding: The Parker Hotel in Palm Springs, CA

by Azure

Featured Wedding by FloralArt at the beautiful Parker Hotel This Palm Springs wedding is too lovely for words! Romantic, enchanted, organic... and so much more! Learn how to achieve a similar look for your big I Dos with the top tips and tricks below! Budget-Friendly Décor Tips: 1. Get fruity! Vibrant fruit (either in season fresh fruit or faux) is a great add to any wedding centerpiece! It’s unexpected, and when done well, will make such a statement. And a bunch of grapes...

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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 Rustic Backyard Wedding: Micah And Amy

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Heidi Lynn Photography Micah and Amy’s wedding was held at Camrose Hill Farm in Stillwater, MN. The farm is a unique wedding venue because the owners were first known for their floral design; so Amy and Micah lucked out since Camrose Hill Farm did all of the floral arrangements for the wedding ceremony and reception. It was the perfect location for an early fall wedding! Amy and Micah’s wedding vibe was laid-back and fun. Instead of the traditional...

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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: Moss, for an Eco-Friendly Wedding Feel

by Azure

Moss is usually thought of as something to walk over, or get rid of, not as part of a decoration plan for a wedding. But as backyard chic takes center stage in weddings this summer, moss is being seen more and more often in decorations, centerpieces and even boutonnieres. What do you think? Does moss have a place at your wedding table? By the way, the first picture is from an engagement shoot by Studio B Photography, the boutonierre pictured here was created by Stylish Blooms...

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Wedding Flower Friday: Orchids, A Hypo-Allergenic Solution

by Azure

If you or your fiancé have allergies you may be tempted to skip flowers altogether. After all, with so many beautiful options like brooch bouquets and felt bouquets, as well as creative centerpieces, there's no real reason to have flowers at your wedding. On the other hand, for some girls a wedding just isn't a wedding without flowers! A lot of people with allergies do very well with roses and orchids. I think we're all pretty familiar with how roses can be used in a wedding, but...

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