The rustic elegance of this enchanted woodland wedding was framed with an earthy green forest set on a 155-acre mountain retreat. The outdoor altar featured an ivy-laced trellis adorned with clusters of white daisy spray mums and flanked with oversized mum plants in large tin planters. Pops of white bouquets, boutonnières and corsages contrasted against the wooded backdrop.
The bride’s bouquet was filled with daisy spray mums, tulips, roses, Dahlias, Zinnias, tuberoses, football mums, baby’s breath, seeded Eucalyptus and draping ivy. were added to honor a family tradition. Unfinished wooden boxes tied with lace ribbons were filled with assorted blooms for the table centerpieces.
Ivy and pink flower petals were sprinkled around a petite tree stump, creating a rustic base for the bridal cake that was topped with spray mums.
This fall-themed seaside ceremony was held beneath a wood trellis with spectacular views of the Long Island Sound. The bride wanted to celebrate the colors of the season and didn’t shy away from bright orange, red, gold and burgundy. Bittersweet and rose hips were among the colorful palette of locally grown flowers that were woven through-out the wedding.
Two versions of centerpieces were used on round tables. Tall copper vases and lower asymmetrical mercury gold-footed containers held branches of maple, Magnolia and Camellia. Other blooms included gold Mokara orchids, burgundy Cymbidium orchids, ‘Red Lion’ amaryllises, parrot tulips, peegee Hydrangeas, black Scabiosas, orange Ranunculuses, pepperberries, Celosia, maple leaves and Eucalyptus.
Peach-colored roses spiraled around several layers of the cake.
A lake peninsula was the idyllic setting for this nature-loving bride who wanted to extend her love of the outdoors to her wedding day. Driftwood was the accent piece that carried throughout the theme of this lakeside wedding. The bride collected driftwood for months prior to the wedding and used it at the ceremony and on guest tables. The main arrangement for the reception was a single piece of driftwood that was more than 4 feet long. Using a palette of colors for the flowers that reflected the surroundings and time of year, a blend of berries, cattails and dried flowers added a natural earthy feel to the fresh flower bouquets and arrangements.
A rustic New England country club was transformed into a winery atmosphere, blending historic charm with modern-day sophistication. Grapevines, Eucalyptus, Italian Ruscus, ivy and green hanging Amaranthus were suspended from the club’s upper beam and extended around the ceiling perimeter. A graceful canopy of tulle and white lights created stylish elegance.
The venue, located in Concord, Mass., where concord grapes originated, was punctuated with ample bunches of this aromatic fruit to celebrate the area’s rich history. Candelabra and chair backs were decorated with Smilax vine and bunches of white roses. The place-card table, welcome sign, entryway and various other areas were decorated with the same foliage and flowers.
The bridal bouquet featured a blend of white Hydrangeas, ‘Sahara’ and ‘Vendela’ roses, garden roses, Astilbe, Dahlias, Freesias, Lisianthuses, waxflower, Italian Ruscus, myrtle, flat and seeded Eucalyptus, and ivy.
Tall black lanterns and staggered-height candleholders complemented the table-length garland centerpieces of salal, ivy, seeded and flat Eucalyptus, myrtle, ‘Sahara’ and ‘Vendela’ roses, cremon mums, Astilbe, waxflower, pepperberries, and concord grapes.