“Mixture and placement of blooms is key,” says Jessica St. Thomas of St. Thomas Floral. She blends electric oranges and sunny golds in her monochromatic display using classically romantic blooms such as ranunculus, traditional roses, garden roses, zinnias and rose buds. “I love color,” she says. “Some people shy away from color because it can […]
Heather, lilac, wisteria, orchid, thistle and bellflower. With their naturally alluring hues, it’s no wonder these flowers are names of shades of soft purple. “With the range of colors flying off the runways, I’m so happy to finally see color in weddings,” La Fete’s Allison Baddley says. The planner-slash-designer showcases a bouquet filled with tree […]
Take it from the Parisians: Don’t overdo it. “There’s an art to arranging,” says Shelly Huynh of Orchid Dynasty, who just returned from Paris, “but I’m not doing anything over-manipulative.” Huynh’s approach is simple, yet yields bouquet wow factor. She heads to her 9th & 9th neighborhood greenhouse to find the stars of her bouquet—lime […]
“You can really focus on texture and foliage with monochromatic colors,” explains Soil & Stem’s Nicole Land, who just recently returned from a floral workshop in New Zealand. “You don’t need a green-base bouquet. This plum branch is that special element you can’t buy.” Ornamental plum foliage—foraged straight from Land’s garden—not only adds a shade […]
No lace. No beads. No problem. This simple sheath walks down the aisle, then waltzes into the reception with uncomplicated elegance. Phalaenopsis orchids add interest and a pop color.
We’re not talking bubbly, either. This golden color proves that beige is anything but boring. Plus, it pairs well with dramatic cascades of cymbidium orchids, hanging amaranthus, grasses and pomegranates. See some of the other looks: Channel Your Inner Goddess, Cap It and Think Pink. Guipure lace overlay with scallop detail and chiffon skirt with champagne lining, […]
“Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.”
Forget that over-done, basic bouquet and the same arrangement that all ten of your friends had on their wedding day . . . what you need is something that reflects your taste. The florists at Foxglove have the skills to deliver just that.