Posts Tagged ‘Bouquets’

12 Gorgeous Bridal Bouquets In Full Bloom

Monday, January 22nd, 2018

Both glorious accessory and sentimental symbol, the bouquet you hold on your wedding day should express your style, and your joy, without stealing the spotlight or weighing you down. Scroll down for a bounty of beautiful bouquets, fresh from Houston’s haute-est wedding florists!

E Johnston Designs Bridal Bouquet

Photo: James Barrett | Bouquet: E. Johnston Designs

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Budget-Friendly, Beautiful Bridesmaids Bouquets

Friday, May 1st, 2015

Our recent Facebook post on one bride’s baby’s breath bridesmaids’ bouquets got lots of y’all talking—some loved ’em, some…not so much. One commenter suggested carnations instead, if budget was an issue. Which got us thinking: There are so many options for bridesmaids bouquets that are both budget-friendly and beautiful. The key is sticking with one or two simple, striking flower types, and taking a monochromatic approach (a pop of accent color is fine). Check out some of our favorites right here, and make sure to Pin to your wedding inspiration board or share with your florist.

1. Antique Carnations Bridesmaid Bouquet ~ Photo: Branco Prata 2. Baby’s Breath & Eucalyptus Bridesmaid Bouquet ~ Photo: Allison Stahl 3. Blue Hydrangea Bridesmaid Bouquet ~ Photo: Hales Studio 4. Dinner Plate Dahlia Bridesmaid Bouquet ~ Photo via Happy Wed 5. Garden Rose Herb Bridesmaid Bouquet ~ Photo: Michelle Warren Photography 6. Gerbera Bridesmaid Bouquet ~ Photo: Boro Creative Visions 7. Pink Rose & Baby’s Breath Rustic Bridesmaid Bouquet ~ Photo: Live View Studios 8. Sunflower & Daisy Bridesmaid Bouquet ~ Photo: Emmaline Bride

Is Your Bridal Bouquet Magazine Material?

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

Submit Wedding Bouquet Photo

 

Got gorgeous professional photos of your bridal bouquet? Send them our way! You just may find your arrangement featured in the pages of our big, beautiful winter issue. To submit your bouquet photo for magazine consideration, simply email us your name, your Houston wedding date and location, and 1-2 PROFESSIONAL photos of your bridal bouquet. Make sure to include your photographer’s name & contact information in your email as well. We’ll select bouquets for feature by Monday, Sept. 1, and contact selected brides shortly after. Best of luck, lovelies…can’t wait to see your beauteous bouquets!

HWB Hearts: Intriguing Ideas for Hand-Tied Bouquets

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

Satin ribbon and pearl pins are a classic choice for a hand-tied wedding bouquet. But there’s no rule that says they’re required wrapping for wedding bouquet stems. We’re huge fans of using interestingly textured, unusually patterned and/or heirloom fabrics and other materials to bind bridal bouquets. Some of our favorite ribbon alternatives include lace (especially black), raffia, twine, silk handkerchiefs, crocheted doilies, bear grass, leather and suede. Also alluring: mixing a simple or rough-hewn wrap material with a contrastingly delicate or ornamental accent, or vice versa. For instance, fine lace accented with wood buttons, or twine encircled with pearl rosary beads. And, of course, there’s nothing more meaningful than a bouquet wrapped with a bit of lace from the hem of your grandmother’s wedding gown, or adorned with your great-aunt’s heirloom locket.

Find more hand-tied bouquet inspiration, and the week’s wedding news, events & tips, in today’s week’s Wednesday Wedding Buzz!




Credits (Photos top to bottom, left to right): Karen Tran Florals, Kellie Kano Photography via Greer Loves, Heather Bliss via Callie Rose, Meredith Perdue (next 2 images), Four Seasons Flowers, Shannon Kelley Photography (last 2 images)

Wow-Worthy White Wedding Bouquets

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

What could be more perfect than a dreamy, dewy, snow-white wedding bouquet? It’s the perfect accompaniment to a white bridal gown, and white is never going to look dated or misguided when you’re mooning over wedding photos with your kids (and theirs) decades down the line.

But those tight, white bundles of perfectly uniform blooms all perfectly tied are so perfectly…perfect. Maybe too perfect. How about introducing a little contrast to kick up the white a notch? How about adding a feathery touch or a flutter of wings? How about checking out these examples of gorgeous white (but not quite) bridal bouquets we’ve picked just for you?

White Wedding Bouquets

Black-centered anemones, fragrant eucalyptus and pops of palest pink and yellow give this loosely arranged bouquet a beautifully organic feel.

White Wedding Bouquets

How can you not love this whimsical white bouquet—those green-striped orchids and graceful fern fronds, those joyful butterflies and spotted brown feathers? Thanks to the always-delightful Austin Wedding Blog for sharing this one!

White Wedding Bouquets

And speaking of feathers, here’s a completely different way to use them in your white bouquet. Very glamorous, but somehow sweet and demure at the same time.

White Wedding Bouquets

Another take on the white-offset-by-black theme. Imagine this sophisticated bouquet paired with a black ribbon belt, or black bridesmaids’ dresses. So chic!

White Wedding Bouquets

Of course, sometimes less is more. Especially in the case of simply tied, naturally sculptural white calla lilies (like these from Chicago’s Fleur), and nuthin’ else. Fifty years from now, the image of these will resonate as elegantly as the real thing does today.