Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Floral Ideas and Inspiration Part 2

Time for the ceremony floral ideas! First off a beautiful Baby's Breath Garland as seen below. Mine will NOT have the paper birds hanging from it! haha I love this look of this so much. So delicate but at the same time it gets your attention. Baby's Breath is cheap and we'd be able to make this in advance by drying the Baby's Breath instead of using fresh which would wilt. Where would I put it? Somewhere above and around the entrance to the gazebo perhaps? I'm thinking we'll be standing in front of the gazebo. See below pics.
Aisle chair decoration ideas and info will come at a later date. The idea is in my head and I don't have all of the materials needed to complete what I have in mind and test it out. So more on that in the future.

Reception floral ideas and inspiration! I'm super excited that I've finally committed to a centerpiece design. A little more about that in "Good News and a Few Updates". I cannot wait until my supplies come in and I can actually see if what I have in mind works. I'm going to give you a teaser and show you my inspiration photo for the centerpieces but will leave you hanging on the details until I can try making one. The inspiration...
I will have one big arrangement at my wedding and it will be placed somewhere on one of the buffet tables. Below is my inspiration for the arrangement.
(Source: unknown)

I love the shape of this arrangement but will be changing a lot about it...mainly that mine will have a lot more purple to it. I also found the perfect vase for it, an apothecary jar...
The jar will be filled with Clear Water Pearls that I found on sale at Michael's. What are Water Pearls? These polymer pearls are created by simply adding water and can hold 100 times their weight in water! This causes the water absorbent beads to expand into perfect miniature spheres. Water Pearls are reusable and are non-toxic and biodegradable. Here's what they look like...
I haven't tried out the water pearls yet but hope to this weekend so I really know how they work.

Well, I think that's about it for now.

What are your floral decor ideas for your ceremony and reception sites? Did you utilize the internet to get your inspiration?

Keep an eye out for more details in the days to come!

1 comment:

  1. First of all, congratulations on your engagement! How exciting...thanks for the comment on my blog about your DIY wedding and also for the link love, you are too sweet! I love your purple theme...can't wait to see more, happy planning!

    Jaime @ "It's A Jaime Thing"