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25+ elegant and inexpensive flowers to use at your wedding

25+ elegant and inexpensive flowers to use at your wedding

Carnation Bouquet Putumayo carnations the color of antique lace hold their own against anemones, hydrangeas, Majolica roses, and passion vine, proving that the often-overlooked bloom is

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WOODn't it Be Grand?

WOODn't it Be Grand?

Nature stirs up wonderful inspiration. With a fresh new outlook, you can create great ambiance and some really fun DIY projects! Here are some great ideas (and buys)

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Love These L.O.V.E. Bouquets

Love These L.O.V.E. Bouquets

When I received this submission, I fell in love with these bouquets! Here is a look into a very unique company called L.O.V.E. Bouquets... "We

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A Wedding Bouquet made of Silk!

A Wedding Bouquet made of Silk!

We all know flowers are one of the most expensive parts of the wedding day festivities, so we want to explore a beautiful alternative: silk

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Top 10 Questions to ask your Florist

Top 10 Questions to ask your Florist

Real or fake, flowers can be a large chunk of your wedding budget; so the Bridal Elements team wants to make sure you get the

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Deeper Meanings Behind Your Wedding Flowers

Deeper Meanings Behind Your Wedding Flowers

Flowers are not only beautiful and inspiring, but also full of rich meaning. Years ago flowers were known by their meanings, so we thought we'd

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Alternative Wedding Flower Idea - Balsa Wood Flowers!

Alternative Wedding Flower Idea - Balsa Wood Flowers!

Want to know my favorite new thing in weddings this year (and why have I not blogged this sooner?!).... balsa wood flowers! They'll last forever,

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Real Wedding Inspiration: Paper Bouquets

Real Wedding Inspiration: Paper Bouquets

Love, love, LOVE these paper bouquets, boutonnieres and pinwheels from Antoinette and Joshua's wedding (shot by Blue Dog Imaging in Selinsgrove, PA). Paper blooms are the

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Pocket Square Boutonniere

Pocket Square Boutonniere

One of the biggest trends in wedding flowers is unique corsage and boutonniere designs.  We’ve found some really cool designs, and have written about some

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If you can’t use peonies, try garden roses

If you can’t use peonies, try garden roses

At today’s Bridal Events Bridal Show, we were asked a number of times, “I want to have peonies in my wedding, but they’re out of

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Black Magic roses and wine dresses—think twice!

Black Magic roses and wine dresses—think twice!

At the Bridal Events bridal show the other day, we were asked by several brides about black magic roses against a wine colored dress for

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How Do You Find a Good Florist You Can Trust?

How Do You Find a Good Florist You Can Trust?

There are likely dozens and dozens of wedding florists in your area, so it's normal to feel overwhelmed when it comes to choosing the right

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What Types of Flowers Bloom in the Spring?

What Types of Flowers Bloom in the Spring?

Spring is a fantastic time for flowers -- so many varieties are in season that even the rarest of wedding favorites are available. High on the

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Which Flowers Are in Season in the Winter?

Which Flowers Are in Season in the Winter?

The selection of winter flowers may seem limited, but there are many varieties that are available through florists year-round. Roses, for instance, are a summer

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Which Flowers Blossom in the Summer?

Which Flowers Blossom in the Summer?

There are many types of flowers that are readily available during the summer months. If you’re looking for blooms that can be found in a

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What Are the Different Bouquet Styles?

What Are the Different Bouquet Styles?

Traditionally, brides and bridesmaids carry bouquets in the wedding ceremony. There are several different styles of bouquets to choose from, each with a distinct look

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Which Flowers Are in Season in the Fall?

Which Flowers Are in Season in the Fall?

Fall conjures up images of fiery foliage in reds, oranges, and greens -- the most popular colors for fall weddings. Brides looking for bright shades

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Which Members of the Wedding Party Get Flowers?

Which Members of the Wedding Party Get Flowers?

Not only do members of the wedding party receive flowers to wear or to hold, but key family members should be given flowers as well. Wedding

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Can You Incorporate a Holiday Theme in Your Decor?

Can You Incorporate a Holiday Theme in Your Decor?

A holiday theme can inspire creative decor, attire, food, music, and flowers. Use the following ideas to help you get into the holiday spirit. A Happy

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How Can You Add Style to Your Napkin Treatments?

How Can You Add Style to Your Napkin Treatments?

A beautiful table sets the stage for enchantment, letting your guests know that a wonderful celebration -- and meal -- awaits them. Ask your caterer,

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What Is the Best Way to Preserve a Bouquet?

What Is the Best Way to Preserve a Bouquet?

There are various ways to preserve your bouquet. Whether you do it yourself or take it to a professional, it is important to begin the

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Is There a Way to Add Drama to My Bouquet?

Is There a Way to Add Drama to My Bouquet?

Use a contrasting color scheme to take a bouquet from traditional to dramatic. Dark varieties of flowers, such as kangaroo paw, tacca, and chocolate cosmos,

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What Decor Elements Will Dress up a Hotel Ballroom?

What Decor Elements Will Dress up a Hotel Ballroom?

A hotel ballroom provides a nice location for a reception, but there are many ways you can add personal elements in order to create your

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How Do I Know Which Colors Are Right for My Wedding?

How Do I Know Which Colors Are Right for My Wedding?

Picking out the right color scheme for your wedding can be a daunting task. These days, the color combinations are endless, yet even with all

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What are some unexpected ways flowers are used at weddings?

What are some unexpected ways flowers are used at weddings?

Flowers are one of the most important wedding details. There are the obvious decor elements like the bouquets at the ceremony and the centerpieces at

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Why do wedding flowers cost so much?

Why do wedding flowers cost so much?

Flowers for your wedding really start to add up for a few reasons. The biggest percentage of the cost is the labor and time your

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Do I have to carry a bouquet?

Do I have to carry a bouquet?

Of course not! If you don’t want to carry a full bouquet, you might consider carrying a single stemmed flower or a mini bouquet. Another

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What should I know before I meet with a florist?

What should I know before I meet with a florist?

The best way to find a wedding florist? You’ll want to start with getting recommendations from friends or the venue you’ve chosen to work with,

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Are there hypoallergenic wedding flowers?

Are there hypoallergenic wedding flowers?

Though bridal bouquets are a staple at nearly all weddings, they're not a must-have. If you want to cut back on wedding flowers but not eliminate

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What decor elements work well for spring weddings?

What decor elements work well for spring weddings?

Spring is a fantastic time for wedding flowers -- so many types of flowers are in season, and even the rarest of wedding favorites are

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What decor elements work well for fall weddings?

What decor elements work well for fall weddings?

When you think of the fall season, images of fiery foliage in reds, oranges, and greens – the most popular colors for fall weddings --

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What decor elements work well for winter weddings?

What decor elements work well for winter weddings?

You may think the selection of winter flowers is limited, but trust us, florists have many varieties available through year-round. Roses, for instance, are a

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What decor elements work well for summer weddings?

What decor elements work well for summer weddings?

The summer is the most popular time of year for weddings, and there are so many ways to style your wedding flowers and decor for

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Where can I find wedding decor inspiration?

Where can I find wedding decor inspiration?

The best place to find wedding decor inspiration is by looking at pictures of other weddings and seeing what you do and don't like. You’ve

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Do I need to hire a designer for my wedding?

Do I need to hire a designer for my wedding?

Many brides hire a designer to plan their wedding decor. What exactly does a designer do for your wedding? They'll plan the overall style of

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What do I need to know about decor for an outdoor wedding?

What do I need to know about decor for an outdoor wedding?

Outdoor weddings can be unforgettable events. But along with the magic of a special outdoor place comes some not-so-magical realities -- that hurricane watch, those

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Does my wedding decor have to have a theme?

Does my wedding decor have to have a theme?

  Your wedding doesn’t have to have a theme, but it’s very common to see couples choose one for their wedding day. Theme weddings are becoming

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Can I have more than two main wedding colors?

Can I have more than two main wedding colors?

It is best to stick to one or two main wedding colors and work off of those when adding complementary accent colors. The key to

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What are some vintage wedding decor ideas?

What are some vintage wedding decor ideas?

No matter what your favorite era, we’ve got wedding decor ideas to make your vintage wedding one to remember. Here are some key details from

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What are some romantic wedding decor ideas?

What are some romantic wedding decor ideas?

There’s a beautiful love story behind every great wedding, and you may want to incorporate the most romantic details for your big day. With the

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What are some eco-friendly flower ideas?

What are some eco-friendly flower ideas?

If you’re planning to go green for your wedding, you’ll want eco-friendly flower picks, for sure. To get started, think about pesticides and investigate the

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What are some casual wedding décor ideas?

What are some casual wedding décor ideas?

Whatever your interpretation, committing to a casual wedding usually means forgoing the ball gown, dramatic ice sculptures, four-course meal, and towering centerpieces. That said, you

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Top 10: Seasonal Wedding Flowers

Top 10: Seasonal Wedding Flowers

Flowers For Spring 1. Cherry/Apple Blossom2. Cosmos3. Hyacinth4. Hydrangea5. Lilac6. Lily of the Valley7. Peony8. Rose/Garden Rose9. Sweet Pea10. Tulip   Flowers For Summer1. Anemone2. Calla Lily3.

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Top 10: Most Expensive Wedding Flowers

Top 10: Most Expensive Wedding Flowers

1. Casablanca Lily 2. Gardenia 3. Hydrangea 4. Lily of the Valley 5. Lisianthus 6. Orchid 7. Peony 8. Rose 9. Stephanotis 10. Tulip

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Top 10: Inexpensive Wedding Flowers

Top 10: Inexpensive Wedding Flowers

1. Alstroemeria Lily 2. Baby's Breath 3. Carnation 4. Chrysanthemum 5. Daisy 6. Freesia 7. Gladiolus 8. Queen Anne's Lace 9. Sunflower 10. Sweet William

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