Recent Wedding Flowers Posts

6 Unique Accents For Your Floral Arrangements

Posted by Caitlin on Sep 11, 2014


Photo: Yellow Photography

Have you ever heard of incorporating accents such as scabiosa pods, poppy pods, lotus pods, fiddlehead fern curls, silver brunia balls, or air plants? We didn’t, but our Flowers Editor sure did.  Each and every one adds volume, texture, and a little extra character to your floral arrangements. See more photos in WeddingWire’s FallBook 2014 here.

7 Extremely Popular Bridal Bouquet Styles

Posted by Caitlin on Aug 18, 2014


Photo: EE Photography

Not sure which bridal bouquet suits you best? Our Flowers Editor can name seven tried-and-true styles that can be seen time and time again — posy (smaller, petite option that’s easier to hold), nosegay (arranged into a dense, dome shape because stems are cut to the same length), hand-tied (gives off a more “just-picked” vibe), pageant (meant to rest on one arm), composite (imagine a single, oversized bloom), biedermeier (comprised of concentric rings) , and cascading (creates a waterfall effect).

8 Clever Centerpiece Containers

Posted by Caitlin on Jul 29, 2014


Photos (from left to right): Emily Scannell Photography and Scobey Photography

Tired of those blue mason jars or mercury glass votives? It’s still possible to pull together a wow-worthy table that suits your wedding style without them! Our Flowers Editor has come up with 8 clever centerpieces ideas that you can put a fun twist on. Consider tea tins, lanterns, galvanized metal buckets, ginger jars, weathered, antique pitchers, wooden crates, clay planters, and/or recycled bottles. Bonus: You can keep them for your newly-purchased or -rented home afterwards. See more photos here.

12 Popular Wedding Flowers That Are Always In Season

Posted by Caitlin on Jul 15, 2014


Photos (from left to right): Jessica Schmitt Photography and Silvana Di Franco Photography

Afraid you won’t get that beautiful bouquet of your dreams because of seasonality? Wrong. There’s over a dozen flowers that are in bloom all year long, including chrysanthemums, calla lilies, roses, snapdragons, gardenias, baby’s breath, and lisianthuses. See more of our Flowers Editor’s fresh picks here.

11 Beautiful Bouquet Wrap Ideas

Posted by Caitlin on Jul 03, 2014


Photos (from left to right): Taylor Lord Photography and Katelyn James 

The beauty of a bouquet doesn’t just stop at the top; it can be found in the bottom too — the handle! Whether you want to incorporate a token of good luck by adding an heirloom coin, borrow a piece of lace from dear old mom’s veil and call it your “something old,” make it monochromatic with scripted monogrammed initials, let it shine with glittering gold sequins, rope it up with hemp twine, or get colorful with ribbons of differing lengths, our Flowers Editor has gathered 11 creative ways to add that fabulous finishing touch.