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Edible Arrangements: Wedding Bouquets, Centerpieces & Bouts for the Groom

by Azure

I saw a tweet yesterday about edible bridal bouquets and thought to myself... damn, are brides really taking pre-wedding weight loss to such extremes that they are THAT hungry when the big day arrives?!? I mean, just picture a pristine blushing bride taking a big chomp out of her wedding blooms. Quite a visual, isn't it? But in all seriousness, adding unique elements (not typically considered for wedding flower arrangements) is a great way to pull off the luxe look for less. Why?...

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12 Unexpectedly Gorgeous Wedding Centerpieces to Inspire Creativity

by Azure

When it comes to dreaming up the perfect wedding reception centerpieces, creativity is key! Especially for brides planning on a budget. So to help you stay inspired every step of the way, we've rounded up 12 of our favorite outside-the-box centerpieces spotted in NYMag's Wedding section. And below, some of the non-blooming accents used to create these swoon-worthy arrangements (definitely worth considering for your I Do's)... Manzanita branch Reindeer moss, sheet...

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Sweet Wedding Guest Favors to DIY

by Azure

Everyone loved the adorable floral-filled ice cubes we shared in our DIY section a few weeks back. Curious to know if anyone's taken the plunge and tried the DIY!? Today we've got another fabulous do-it-yourself project for brides willing to roll up their sleeves and get crafty! I spotted the daisy lollipops (below) on the Funkytime blog, and thought they'd make sweet & memorable wedding guest favors for Spring or Summer I Do's! While Funkytime filled their pops with little...

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Peonies, Ranunculus & Lush Eco Succulents

by Azure

…for your brilliant Spring wedding! I’ve been very open about my peony and succulent obsessions, and lately the ranunculus has climbed to the top of my “favorite wedding blooms” list. Why? Well… the photo below (top right, with the bridesmaid in gray showing off her rosette-embellished hem that mirrors the ranunculus bouquet) had something to do with it, and this floral gallery (with lots more lovely from The Bride's Cafe) didn't hurt either! Check out all the...

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Cinnamon and Citrus Wedding Inspiration

by Azure

Why don't you... pair spicy cinnamon reds with zesty lemon, lime and tangerine for an unexpected wedding color palette? It's perfect for Spring, Summer and Fall weddings, and lets you get super creative with your reception centerpieces and decor details! Consider incorporating citrus fruits in your centerpieces and/or reception tablescapes. Then put your bridesmaids in mix and match gowns in shades of grapefruit, lime green, clementine and lemon yellow, or in elegant neutral dresses...

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Sweet & Stylish Southern Wedding

by Azure

Real wedding by Love Is A Big Deal I was instantly smitten when I spotted this gem on Style Me Pretty! Tari and Ruben planned an outdoor wedding ceremony followed by a rustic reception at the gorgeous Historic Cedarwood. The overall wedding vibe was country and chic, sweet, stylish and full of southern charm! The bride and groom wore cowboy boots and the groom received the most outside the box wedding gift... a Caesar Guerini shotgun! Tari's bridesmaids wore maroon dresses in...

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Weddings Inspired by Art

by Azure

Have you ever seen a painting so gorgeous you wish it could be translated into a wearable piece of art? I know I have! And the oil painting featured above captured my heart! Since popular wedding color palettes get played out after a few years of domination (think Tiffany Blue + Chocolate Brown), I'm always on the hunt for unique color pairings and unexpectedly gorgeous (and wedding-worthy) palettes. After all, your wedding should be one-of-a-kind, just like you! Today's color...

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Easter Wedding Style Three Ways

by Azure

To help all our readers celebrating Easter kick off the holiday weekend inspired, here are three Easter wedding style boards, each with a different color palette and mood. Which do you like best? The board featuring soft and romantic pastels, bright fuchsia and teal, or bold purple and yellow mixed with elegant neutral tones? Let us know in the comment section below!

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Gorgeously Unexpected Wedding Color Palette

by Azure

Have you considered a color palette outside the traditional white wedding box? One that will wow wedding guests with its unique look and feel? We've got just the ticket! We adore cool cobalt blue mixed with soft lavender and seafoam, plus vibrant pops of lemon yellow! Just check out the inspiration board about to see how lovely this color combo can be. Like or love? What other unexpected color combos are just your style?

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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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