Flowers


Fall In Love with Fuchsia + Gold

by Azure

I spotted the flower girl dress below in Doloris Petunia's Etsy shop, and thought it was just too cute for words! It would make any little girl feel like the belle of the ball, and reminds us what a lovely combination gold + fuchsia pink can be. It's bright, lively, and gilded to perfection, and you can easily pull in other hues (like teal, orange, light pinks, and even sparkly silver). Take a look at the inspiration above and below, and post a comment to share your thoughts! I...

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Citrus and Succulents for Your Wedding

by Azure

Lush, velvety succulents look great with just about any bloom (we especially love them paired with peonies and ranunculus). And succulents can be incorporated gorgeously no matter what style wedding you're planning, or what color palette you've decided on. But one winning combination we adore is succulent green paired with bright citrus hues. And the inspiration board above proves what a lovely combination this can be. And how about the stunning bridal bouquets below? Aren't they...

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How Beautiful Neutrals Can Be

by Azure

We are always harping on the beauty of color, but that doesn't mean we can't appreciate a good neutral wedding color palette. The elegant combination of natural hues (think linen, cream, khaki, tan, sage) is timelessly gorgeous, and works especially well with an outdoor wedding setting. Whether you're planning a vintage, romantic, or enchanted garden wedding, neutrals can make a lovely statement. Just check out the style board above and get swept away with inspiration! Photo 1...

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Dreamy Wedding Color Palette: Peony Pink + Cool Aqua Blue

by Azure

You know how a single image can inspire a full-on vision of exquisite design? Well the photo (top center) in the style board above did just that, and knocked my pretty little socks off! Fluffy petal pink peonies paired with ivory peonies and soft pink roses, against a daquiri ice-ey aqua bridesmaid dress... it just doesn't get any better! Don't you agree? Like or love this delicious color pairing?

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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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