Flowers & Decor

Flowers & Decor

Find the right floral décor for your special day. Browse through our collection of wedding flowers, decorations and bouquets for the perfect wedding.
Your bouquet adds color, elegance and beauty to your bridal attire. Depending on the flowers you choose, it also will perfume your ceremony with sweet, memorable aroma. Although flowers traditionally die, your bouquet can last forever.By choosing bridal bouquet preservation, your flowers can be cherished years after your big day. Because of its symbolism, preserving your bouquet will allow you to relive the joy of your wedding day again and again. With proper care, wedding flowers can be preserved for years. Certain flowers dry better than )
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The flowers you select for your wedding floral decorations set a tone and style to your celebration. They support your chosen theme, reflect the color scheme and create a consistent ambience for events throughout the day. There's a growing trend toward using wedding floral decorations throughout the wedding celebration. More brides put extra effort into flowers and decorations for the reception because more time is spent there than at the ceremony site.See our inspiring gallery of Wedding flowers for more ideas. You can accent your bridal )
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You want a reception that is from your dreams, original, and creates an experience that guests will long remember. Here are some wedding decoration ideas that spotlight creativity, elegance and consistency. Before you purchase or rent any wedding decorations, prepare a decorating budget. Base this on the site's size, your reception theme and style, the number of guests and decorative elements already present. You'll have some wedding decoration ideas, but also be open to suggestions. Other factors with impact include the wedding's )
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In days past, the stem of a boutonniere was inserted through an actual buttonhole in the man's left lapel. Today, a lapel might have a faux buttonhole, or maybe, none at all, so the boutonniere needs to be pinned. Hold the boutonniere by the stem with your left hand, the flower should face away from the viewer. Place the boutonnire on the wearer's left lapel, approximately four inches down from the tip of the left shoulder. Make sure the flower is positioned correctly before pinning it in place. Hold a pin with your right hand, and starting )
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It's no secret why the bride's bouquet is an important element of her bridal attireit's as essential as the wedding dress itself! For shades that pop and arrangements that wow, look to these ideas to create a bridal bouquet that's sure to turn heads.Choose Flowers that FlatterThink of your bouquet as the one accessory that can make or break bridal attire. The bride's bouquet plays an important role in the appearance of your wedding gown, and bouquets should complement the style of your dress, says Amy Child Marella, floral designer to the )
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Selecting the right wedding ceremony flowers can transform a simple venue into a wonderfully lush and colorful indoor garden. Here at Perfect Wedding Guide, we sat down with Carol Thurman, wedding consultant, floral designer and owner of Oh!Ccasions, an Atlanta-based wedding planning firm, to discuss her tricks of the trade and other secrets for creating beautiful, picture-perfect ceremony floral arrangements.Browse our gallery of wedding flowers for more ideas and inspiration. Perfect Wedding Guide: What recent trends are you seeing with )
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Preston Bailey's energy is magnetic. As soon as he walks into a room, everyone automatically livens up and it begins to feel like a great, big party. It is this same vibrancy that he uses to transform simple spaces of windows, walls and walkways into amazingly intricate works of art. With a unique sense of style and keen eye for detail, he travels the globe meeting with brides to dream up whimsical, illuminated venues fit for royalty.See more inspirational wedding decorations in our image gallery. He's also a favorite of celebs and )
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The decor is truly what makes your wedding standout from every other couple. The way you choose to decorate your ceremony and reception should be a reflection of your personality and style.In addition to flowers, there are other wedding decorations to consider such as candles, linens, lighting and other accent furniture. Even ice carvings and tents can be options for your decor. Your wedding flowers can enhance each of these. Prior to meeting with a florist or decorator, you should have some wedding decor ideas. There are many magazines and )
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What's the one thing that dictates the wedding decorations, floral arrangements, invitations and just about everything else associated with a wedding? Color! Whether it's bold, bright hues or soft pastels, color plays one of the biggest roles in planning a ceremony and reception (not to mention styling the wedding party!). If you're a bride who's in love with color, but you're not quite sure how to find a signature shade and make it work for your big day, we can show you how to choose wedding colors that reflect your personality and )
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Many brides wonder, 'how can I individualize my wedding and leave a lasting impression on my guests?' The answer is simple: with a new wedding monogram. When you first heard the word monogram you might have thought of granny's good towels, but today they're used for all kinds of purposes. Wedding monograms are trendy and exquisitely elegant. These special letters represent both you and your husband and more importantly your union as man and wife.Within the past year, this trend has been popping up as wedding decorations in ceremonies and )
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Turning a blank slate into a beautiful reception venue takes hard work, a keen eye for detail and lots of imagination. Whether your reception will take place outdoors under a tent, within the walls of a large banquet hall or the intimate quarters of a private home, you'll want your reception wedding decorations to showcase your unique style. Here, a list of the small, but important decorative details used to transform a plain space into a venue worthy of picture-perfect presentation. CenterpiecesOne of the first things guests will notice )
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Outdoor wedding planning is a popular choice during the spring and summer months, but scheduling your wedding and your wedding decorations around the weather can be quite difficult. To keep your event from being rained out or to shelter guests from the elements, tents are the way to go. Read on to learn the basics of renting a tent for your outdoor wedding. Selecting a tent size: First things first: you'll need to determine the number of people you expect to attend your wedding. That will help you decide how large a structure you will need. )
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Your wedding flower bouquet will help set the tone for your celebration. The style of your wedding gown is a big factor in selecting the arrangement you will carry down the aisle. For example, a modern bride in a Vera Wang sheathe might choose a single, dramatic calla lily, while the informal bride may opt for a hand-tied bouquet of wildflowers. A bride in Victorian lace could carry a nostalgic bouquet of garden roses and lily of the valley. Here are easy ways to find the right bloom for your big day. Browse our Wedding flowers gallery for )
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Selecting beautiful wedding decorations is a top priority for most brides. Here are 10 tips to help you pick the best looks for your wedding ceremony and reception. 1. Think in terms of a color palette rather than just on or two colors. By adding different shades of your main color, or even coordinating colors to your main color, you will add richness and depth to your overall look.2. Use different textures. Linens, chair covers and sashes come in so many different types of fabrics. It adds style if everything doesn't match exactly. Don't )
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Diamonds and broaches are not just for the neck, ears and hair anymore. The new trend is to use these beautiful and dazzling accessories to enhance your bridal bouquet. A piece of glittering jewelry adds elegance and style to your already beautiful bouquet. A family heir loomed broach adds something old and something bold to your ensemble. With these kinds of bridal bouquet adornments, floral designers can help you create a bouquet that's truly one-of-a-kind.Though traditional and white are never wrong, color and sparkle add a whole new )
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You can design any kind of wedding celebration your creativity, imagination and budget will allow. But if there are needed items you don't have readily available, wedding rental services stand by to help you.These companies provide as much or as little of your wedding needs as you decide is necessary. Whether you choose a tented reception with sit-down dining or a casual backyard affair featuring food stations, these wedding professionals can supply the necessary equipment and wedding decorations.Wedding rental services can be essential if )
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If there's one phrase that could sum up the look of spring 2010 it's bold and bright. Designers are forecasting mood-lifting colors as must-haves for April-May nuptials. Here, a list of the top 10 colors you'll see at spring 2010 weddings.Browse our gallery of inspiring ideas for your wedding decorations. TurquoiseVibrant and pretty, this jeweled toned color has been a favorite of spring brides many times over.Deep RedThe universal color for love, so it's no surprise that Red makes the list for spring. CoralA pick for your spring 2010 beach )
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Wedding centerpieces are one of many things your guests will remember about your wedding decor. From table linens and toppers to flatware and flowers, using an overall theme for your reception will help with the decorative details. So what should be your inspiration? While browsing our gallery of wedding decorations look to the four seasons to find ideas for your wedding centerpieces. Here, suggestions on what works for seasonal weddings.Fall Decor: Earth tones, golds and reds serve as great primary colors for weddings in the fall months. )
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Flowers are a big part of the wedding decor. Your attendants and flower girls will all carry a floral arrangement during the ceremony, which is often a bouquet. Here, a breakdown of the most commonly carried wedding flowers and bouquets. Arm Sheaf: A bouquet of long-stemmed flowers which are carried cradled in the arms. Nosegay: Small round bouquet. Sometimes referred to as posy. Beidermeier: Tightly-bunched nosegay with flowers arranged in a circular pattern. Pomander: A ball-shaped arrangement carried with the help of a decorative ribbon. )
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Colors and flowers play a major role in wedding decor and it's up to your florist and event planner to use these colors to make the event come alive. Here, we offer suggestions on how to use your wedding colors with floral arrangements to enhance any venue.More ideas using your Wedding flowers to enhance your wedding can be found in our gallery. Selecting a color scheme: A color scheme is always a good way to link the entire event and bring harmony to the scene. The wedding color chosen for the time of year is equally important. The choice )
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With every wedding service you seek out, you'll want to make sure that every detail is accounted for in your service contract. Here, a list of seven important items to include in the wedding planning contract details for your wedding flowers. 1. Contact Information: Name, email address, and phone numbers for the wedding florist.2. Point Person(s):Names of all persons assigned to delivery and set-up of wedding flowers. 3. Day-of details:Date, time, address of delivery location and the wedding ceremony and reception. 4. Monetary )
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There are many myths around the release of butterflies at special events and weddings. However, the butterfly release facts speak for themselves - releases are safe and humane and add a special touch to your wedding decorations when you take the time to educate yourself.Below are some basic butterfly release facts and the myths they debunk:Myth You can color coordinate the butterflies to your colors. Fact Butterflies only come in a few different colors. There are no white butterflies that can be shipped across state lines. The colors )
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Most weddings have the same basic elements: a ceremony followed by a reception, food and dancing. For this reason, many couples find it difficult to set their wedding decorations apart from the norm. However, there are some popular wedding planning themes and trends that you can borrow from to make your day memorable.Local InspirationFinding something about the location of your wedding to draw inspiration from and then incorporating it into your wedding theme is a great idea. For instance, if your wedding will be at the beach, sea shells )
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Hands down, the centerpiece is definitely the cornerstone of any wedding reception decor. Whether it's bright, bold flowers, small, colorful blooms or eclectic edible arrangements, the wedding centerpiece just like any other aspect of your wedding should be a reflection of your personality. Here, we offer five hip ideas to help you find the centerpiece that's right for you. Viva la VaseFloral containers can add high drama to your wedding decorations and centerpiece. Play with shapes, colors and textures to find a truly unique option that )
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Flowers are one of the main elements of most weddings' decor. Adding flowers that match the color scheme of your wedding definitely brightens any room or venue, and can take a reception from ordinary to extraordinary, but do you know why flowers are such a prevalent part of weddings? Most wedding flowers can be traced back to ancient traditions all over the world. Read on to learn more about the wedding flower customs and traditions that have shaped our flower-full weddings of today.Wedding flowers are thought to be originated in the )
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With the resurgence of sunshine and warm days, summer is looming in the near future. And of course, that means summer weddings . . . and more appropriately, vibrant summer wedding colors! With the prospect of bare-shoulders and eye-catching hues, summer brings along with it a plethora of exciting options in wedding decorations, wedding fashion and other summer wedding style options fit for the season. The brilliant colors of blooming flowers, gorgeous sunsets, and relaxing seasides all provide heaps of inspiration and options for a )
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