Baby’s breath done right!

Remember when baby’s breath was only accompanied by a single red rose? It just doesn’t do this beautiful, whispy flower justice! I’ve been coming across beautiful arrangements of baby’s breath recently and it’s been inspiring me to want to do my own projects. Maybe these might be inspiration for your wedding?

by Brittany Watson Jepsen of The House That Lars Built

Wreath  |  Garland  |  Pomander ball  |  Headdress  |  Monogram letters  |  Bottles  |  Centerpiece

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Beautiful leaves

Over the weekend I popped over to the Brooklyn Winery to check out their wedding setup and came upon some majorly beautiful flowers & huppah by BB vendor Graceful Gardens.  I was absolutely fascinated by the leaves used to decorate the huppah, and discovered they are cecropia leaves from Hawaii…they’re absolutely stunning, dont you think?

[images by me]

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Top 10: Mostly green bouquets

1. The Green Vase via Jen Huang | 2. via Michael Radford Photography | 3. Karen Wise’s flickr | 4. Flowerwild via Amy & Stuart via Snippet & Ink | 5. Seaport Flowers via Belathée Photography | 6. Mindy Rice via Elisabeth Messina | 7. Nick Radford via Green Wedding Shoes | 8. via Kate McElwee Photography | 9. Amy Osaba via Jose Villa | 10. Housemartin

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The New Modern: I Heart You

Hello! Here we are with a super happy February table design for you. Just in time for that big love explosion of a holiday…Valentine’s day. You have heard of it, yes? Hee hee. Well, I wanted to celebrate it in a bright and fun way. It’s easy when – if you are like me, adore pink and red. The shot of blue was inspired by Em & Bee‘s totally cute paper goods. Please check them out for adorable modern invites and stationary. I also wanted a print to bring some extra interest to the table.  I’ve always loved Lotta Jansdotter‘s fabric and have been holding on to some samples…waiting for the right design. This cheerful wavy pink number fit the bill. Perfect! Enjoy – Denise

Vendors:

Concept and floral design: Denise Fasanello Floral Design
Coordination and planning: Bespoke Affairs

Photography: Tory Williams

Papergoods: Em & Bee

Fabric: Lotta Jansdotter

Denise Fasnello & Tory Williams are members of Brooklyn Bride’s preferred vendor listings.

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Decorating with oversized flowers

When I got married about a year and a half ago I dreamed up a reception overflowing with oversized flowers. Together with my mom, we filled the garden reception site with huge paper flower centerpieces, bouquets, and flourishes. To this day, I smile when I think of how it turned out. Ever since then I’ve seen oversized flowers blooming everywhere (pun intended). And now that it’s time to start planning those spring weddings, I thought it’d be nice to show some of the ways that oversized flowers can be added to any wedding.

Top picture: The handpainted flower from my reception as seen here.

Middle photo top left: Paper oversized flowers in vases would be perfect for centerpieces or set in a corner to add volume to a large reception site area.

Middle photo Top right and bottom left: Oversized flowers as a bouquet for the bride

Bottom right: Oversized fabric flower for the bride’s hairpiece from Alexis Mabille or try this version

These are the oversized paper flowers that lined the entrance of my wedding reception site. You could use these as centerpieces or decoration for an empty space for your site. Photo from Ali DeGraffBrittany

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