Posts Tagged ‘Succulents’

5 Fabulous Flower Designs from Haute Flowers & Events

Friday, May 26th, 2017

“They are inventive, edgy…but can also bring in that elegant softness, for a princess.”

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Yeah, Janice (the recent bride who wrote these words in praise of Haute Flowers & Events)—we know exactly what you mean. We’ve been lucky enough to be partnered up with this talented League City-based event design studio for a few years now, and we can confirm that this balance of innovation and good ol’ fashioned pretty is what owner Teresa Vencil is all about.

And here’s the part where we put our money where our mouths are. OK, actually we’re gonna put our photos where our typing is. Or something like that. Just bear with us, darlings, it’s Friday, we’re hard at work on a brand-new magazine for y’all, and we’re a little loopy. But most of all, we’re a whole lot in love with these inventive, elegant, innovative, pretty, totally individual Haute Flowers & Events creations:

The Floral Lanterns: These great lanterns, accented with flowering branches and bright, boisterous blooms, hung over the head table at Sadie & Aneel’s wedding reception. We love the mix of the angular lanterns with delicate, spherical votive holders.

Floral-Lanterns Photo: Studio Uma | Flowers: Haute Flowers & Events

The Coordinating Flower Crown & Bouquet: You don’t need to be an ultra-boho bride to rock a flower crown—not if the Haute Flowers crew has anything to say about it. They designed this lovely set with refinement in mind, echoing the bouquet’s pale greenery and shades of coral, pink and yellow, in a sweet crown, completed with a sheer, flowing veil. Bonus points for groom’s cool boutonniere!

Haute-Flowers-Flower Crown-and-Bouquet-Binford-Creative Photo: Binford Creative | Bouquet & Flower Crown: Haute Flowers & Events

The Succulent Jewelry: Vencil and her designers created these vintage-inspired pieces exclusively for us, for this recent styled shoot, so we’re, oh, just a little bit partial to them. Plus, they’re gorge. Plus, wearing plants on your body is so freakin’ chic.

StyledShoot Photo: Lindsay Elizabeth Photography | Styling, Design & Flowers: Haute Flowers & Events

The Branch Canopy: Also created just for our shoot, this canopy is a little rustic, a little untamed, a little outside-the-box…and completely charming. It’s the perfect complement to a colorful, organic-feeling table design that looks completely at home inside the brick walls of Butler’s Courtyard, where this fantasy weddingscape was shot.

StyledShoot Photo: Lindsay Elizabeth Photography | Styling, Design & Flowers: Haute Flowers & Events | Venue: Butler’s Courtyard | Linens, Chargers & Pillows: EB. Inc Event Rentals & Design | Vases & Rentals: Darryl & Co.

The Floral Dress: It’s a dress. Made out of flowers. And it’s…uh-mazing. ‘Nuff said.

Haute-Flowers-Flower-Dress-LA-Photography Photo: LA Photography | Flowers: Haute Flowers & Events

Intrigued? Inspired? Snag yourself an appointment with Haute Flowers & Events, and turn that inspiration into real, live wedding design. And don’t forget to tell ’em “Hey girl” from their friends at Weddings in Houston!

Southwestern Rustic-Chic Wedding at The Parador by Sarah McKenzie Photography

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

For their October wedding at The Parador, Christina and Paul created a theme based on where they came from and where they’d been. In the bride’s words, “Our wedding was inspired by our travels, and each of our cultures and favorite destinations was reflected throughout some part of our day.” Set on the gorgeous grounds of The Parador, a circa-1928 Texas Historical Landmark that blends Mediterranean style with Byzantine detail, the couple’s wedding featured soft-hued succulents (even atop the lovely white wedding cake—perfect!), tables named for the couple’s many travel destinations, and culinary delights including green-chile risotto in honor of Paul’s home state of New Mexico. The bride’s delicate mantilla veil, meanwhile, spoke to her Mexican heritage. Despite the fact that both Christina and Paul are deaf, the pair made music a major part of their celebration, starting with a string-quartet processional of the Beatles’ “In My Life.” For their reception entrance, Christina and Paul chose the Beach Boys’ “Wouldn’t It Be Nice,” “to honor my late father and his favorite group,” the bride says. We are hopelessly in love with Sarah McKenzie’s timeless photos of this truly wonderful wedding. Congratulations, Christina and Paul, and thank you so much for sharing your special day!

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Photos: Sarah McKenzie Photography ~ Bride’s Dress: Maggie Sottero ~ Venue: The Parador

WOW Wedding at The Grove by Rachel Robinson Photography

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

We love a small wedding with big impact, and Nicolas and Carrie’s 70-guest wedding at The Grove definitely fits the bill. The couple took full advantage of The Grove’s modern wood-and-glass construction, enhancing it with sleek succulents and softening it with vintage organic touches—courtesy coordinator and exceptionally talented floral designer Laurel Hanz of Laurel’s Florals. Whose work, by the way, was gorgeously captured by Rachel Robinson Photography. We’re crazy about the potted arrangements for ceremony aisle and tables, which allowed the day’s décor to go on living and giving joy. And that fabulous vintage phone booth didn’t just bring a bright splash of red to the placid palette, it also was a nod to the couple’s London connection—it happens to be the city where they currently make their home. This wedding was just brimming with happiness and serenity, from pre-ceremony primping at the Magnolia Hotel, to dance-floor revelry. We are inspired. Are you?

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Photography: Rachel Robinson Photography~Bride’s Dress: Pronovias from Harrod’s of London~Bride’s Shoes: Kate Spade~Bride’s Hair & Makeup: The Perfect Face~Cake: Cakes by Gina~Ceremony, Reception & Catering: The Grove~Consultant & Flowers: Laurel’s Florals