How to Re-Use Your Wedding Ceremony Flowers

How to Re-Use Your Wedding Ceremony Flowers

When you want to maximize your floral budget, opt to re-use your ceremony décor so that it pulls double duty at your reception. Below are just a few examples of how this can be done beautifully! When you work with your florist, discuss this in advance so he/she can plan out your centerpieces and decor with this in mind.

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Meet the Flowers: Orchids

Meet the Flowers: Orchids

For someone who is not a florist, I sure do talk about flowers a lot!! Only because I lurve, lurve, LURVE flowers! One of my June brides and I had a meeting with her florist Fleur yesterday. We had a conversation about orchids... which made me realize that with so many varieties, brides are having a hard time determining what's what!

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Meet the Flowers: Lisianthus

Meet the Flowers: Lisianthus

When a bride loves a soft, feminine, ruffle-y, romantic look, I'm always quick to suggest lisianthus! Not only do I love the actual bloom, but I also love the wispy, pale green buds that add texture to any arrangement. Lisianthus comes in even more colors than shown below, including indigo purple, pale green, and more!

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Style Me Pretty: A Secret Loft Garden

Style Me Pretty: A Secret Loft Garden

Ahhh!! It’s been sooo difficult to contain my excitement about our photoshoot that is featured today on Style Me Pretty’s Little Black Book Blog! Back in the winter, I had lunch with Grace from Vale of Enna Floral Design and photographer Kenny Nakai, who had recently moved into their fabulous new studio space in Lincoln Park.

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Meet the Flowers: the Gloriosa Lily

Meet the Flowers: the Gloriosa Lily

Most bride-to-be’s know the basic and most requested wedding flowers: peonies, roses, hydrangea, calla lilies, tulips, and occasionally, the ranunculus… so over the next few weeks, I thought I’d highlight some of my favorite - yet slightly lesser known - wedding flowers! And hopefully you’ll request some of these beauties when you meet with your florist! Today, meet the Gloriosa Lily!

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