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HOW TO | REPURPOSING WEDDING DECOR

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HOW TO | REPURPOSING WEDDING DECOR

We all know that planning your wedding takes time and money and we’re here to help you make the most of it. Once the glitz and glam is over it’s hard to part with your delicately planned details and decorations so we’ve rallied up a few ideas to help you reuse your thoroughly thought out wedding decor in your home.

GREETING SIGN

The great thing about letter boards is how versatile they are! Not to mention they’re super cute. Whether you’re using it as a welcome sign or for your photo booth it can forever be updated and hung in your home to give you ultimate personalization.

Photo |  Ro Birkley

Photo | Ro Birkley

VASES

The best way to dress up any space is…. yup, you guessed it! FLORALS. And we can’t have florals without a great vase to work with. A clear vase makes it easy to use anywhere, anytime no matter what your style may be. Bring those vases home and use them to dress up your favorite space.

Photo |  Knot & Living

GIFT BOX

Having a gift box is a must for your reception and afterwards it can easily be used in your home to either store your finest jewelry or your favorite tubes of lipstick.

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FEATURED | TAYLOR + COLLIN

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FEATURED | TAYLOR + COLLIN

Happy Wednesday, Friends! We are so excited to share that one of our all time faves, Taylor + Collin, are being featured on Every Last Detail today!

Hop over to see the full post and so many more images of this gorgeous, flower-filled day!

VENDOR TEAM

PLANNING + FLORALS | CELEBRATE COLORFULLY
PHOTOGRAPHY | A SEA OF LOVE
STATIONARY + WOODWORK | GYPSET CREATIVE
VIDEOGRAPHY | TAYLOR JAMES
VENUE + CATERING | LOFTY SPACES
ENTERTAINMENT | DECADES BAND
CAKE | EAT MY CAKE
MAKEUP | ERIKA CURRY
HAIR | STYLING BY MACEY

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INSPIRATION | GREENERY (PANTONE'S COLOR OF THE YEAR)

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INSPIRATION | GREENERY (PANTONE'S COLOR OF THE YEAR)

Let's just say Pantone's announcement of the 2017 color of the year wasn't a revelation to us. We have allllllllways loved greenery. It gives a lush, organic quality to floral arrangements and it totally makes your budget go further!!

We love when our brides are open to using greenery in creative ways because it's a beautiful way to add special little touches throughout your wedding day without breaking the bank!

Let's dive into some of our favorite ways to use greenery to make your wedding the garden fantasy of your dreams!

Photos | A Sea of Love

Garden Maids. A mix of textural greenery makes a gorgeous bridesmaid bouquet, especially if you are trying to unify a mix of dress styles and colors.

Photos |  A Sea of Love

Photos | A Sea of Love

Trailing Vines. Delicate greenery makes a gorgeous backdrop for special areas of your wedding like behind the cake or even as a backdrop for your vows!

Photo |  A Sea of Love

Branching Out. These tall centerpieces of all greenery are an incredible way to draw the eye up in your reception space and keep the organic garden style you love. Tall centerpieces tend to go traditional with what we like to call "hydrangea balls". If you love the organic, sculptural style more, this is an amazing option!

Down the Aisle. We love the trend of blocking off the aisle to politely and beautifully keep well-meaning guests from hopping out in the aisle to take cell phone pictures. With the popularity of unplugged weddings growing every second, this is the perfect way to remind guests to enjoy the ceremony and not play photographer.

Delicate Touches. Light greenery tucked around candles, cake stands, family photo displays, and even the buffet line is an amazingly inexpensive way to really dress up for utilitarian areas of your wedding!

Yeah, we couldn't love greenery more! What do you think of this trend? Love it? Hate it? Share below!

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TIPS | SEASONAL FALL FLOWERS

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TIPS | SEASONAL FALL FLOWERS

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From pumpkin spice lattes to cozy neutral boots, how could you not fall for Fall? It's packed with seasonal treasures for the stomach, the closet and the home. But, Fall offers so much more than Thanksgiving dinner and sweater weather. It’s the season that brings us some of the most unique shapes and romantic shades of the year.

FLORAL|  Sax Romney

FLORAL| Sax Romney

Shopping Seasonally is a great way to add a touch of nature without breaking your budget. Use Fall's sophisticated red and vibrant yellows to capture the warmth and beauty of the season. Pair these shades with romantic lighting and you've got a truly magical experience for guests to enjoy. But, with so many options, we know it can get a little complicated. So, check out our cheat sheet to effortless Fall florals below. 

Pro Tip 1: In-Season Is The Best Season: No bride wants to find out the flowers she's been dreaming of since childhood aren't available for her big day. Skip the disappointment (and cost!) by selecting flowers that are in season.  Picking out of season flowers could mean paying upwards of 50% more and totally blowing your budget. 

The Go To Flowers for Fall [in order of appearance] are: 

  • Camellias - known for their soft and round shape these delicate flowers are beautifully paired with other flowers
  • Hydrangeas -these bushy and festive flowers are an excellent accent to any bouquet.
  • Delphiniums - This country flower adds the perfect  height to any arrangement. it's elegant stem, speckled with vibrant color helps pull any piece to completion. 
  • Sunflowers - A classic and whimsical flower, bursting with color, these beauties will add a touch of unexpected 'WOW'. 
  • If you're looking for fun shapes and a classic look: Orchids, Cala Lillies & Billy Ball's are what's going to set your arrangements apart. 

Pro Tip 2: Focus on a Hue...or Two...or Four - If you're having trouble finding a place to start with your floral selection, trying picking a singular color OR if you're feeling bold, pick a bunch of colors in both neutral and bold shades.

FLORALS |  Bloom Colorfully

Pro Tip #3: Use Every Flower in Every Way - Let no flower go wasted. Bring those bright oranges and inspiring reds into centerpieces, boutonnieres, and your ceremony space. Throw in some pumpkins or candles, and you'll blow your guests away with all that Autumn charm.

FLORAL |  CHLOE & MINT  PHOTOGRAPHERS |  JESSICA LYNNE STUDIOS

FLORAL | CHLOE & MINT PHOTOGRAPHERS | JESSICA LYNNE STUDIOS

Pro Tip #4: Dabble Beyond Flowers - Arguably the best part of Fall weddings is that you can incorporate aspects of nature beyond flowers. Consider lining your aisle with crisp, ombre leaves and acorns or using a wood stump as a cake stand.

STYLING + PHOTOGRAPHY |  H  armony Hilderbrand

STYLING + PHOTOGRAPHY | Harmony Hilderbrand

Fall weddings are some of our absolute favorites! We can't wait to show you more of these flowers in action in some of the weddings we have lined up this fall season! <3

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