wedding flowers

August 14, 2012

Floral Love: Carnations

It’s that time again, for plenty of floral goodness. This is a continuation of our Floral Love series. Carnations have long been banished to the filler flower category. But why? Bunched together, carnations can pack major punch. They’re affordable, easy to get, light and airy, and can be the star or costar of your wedding. Quick facts about this sweetly-scented flower: Available year-round, they are never out of season. Carnations are symbolic of mother’s love. 3 weeks: Length of time carnations can last once cut. Enjoy the images!     Photo/Flower Credits: 1 Floral design by Eddie Ross 2 Via *** 3 Mali B Sweets / Via Brides 4 Via *** 5 Via ***. 6 Stephanie Yonce Photography / Florals by Honeydew Events / Via *** 7 Lizzy’s Bloomin’ Flowers 8 My Sweet & Saucy 9 Via *** 10 Kristin Vining Photography 11 Jonas Peterson / Always Fabulous Flowers / […]
June 2, 2012

Floral Love: Peonies

This is the second up in a series of floral-focused posts on our blog! First up was roses; click over to the post if you haven’t already. Today we’re admiring peonies. They can be a pricey flower, but often these lush, full blooms are worth the investment. See how absolutely beautiful they look in the photos below! We’re especially fond of the peony boutonniere, which when white adds a sort of chicness to the groom’s look without being too frilly. And the pitcher filled with peonies? Delightful. Use this as inspiration not only for in the house, but for a rustic-chic occasion like a party or a wedding. In conclusion, some fun facts about often a bride’s favorite flower: 2,000: years peonies have been cultivated in China. Regarded as an omen of good fortune and a happy marriage. Paeon: the physician of the gods in which peonies were named after. […]