February 18, 2021
Ah, another COVID wedding where we had to dramatically change our original plans!
Shelby wanted super bright, hot pink flowers- with accents of peach and orange. Dahlia season made that super easy!
Top set of photos by My Sun and Stars Co
Bottom set by Aldous Photo
Here’s the difference between a bride’s bouquet and a maid’s bouquet. One of the most common questions I get asked is what the difference is- you’ll notice the bride’s bouquet has a lot more luxury ingredients (more garden roses, more dahlias) and it’s just generally bigger in size.
Close up of the maid’s bouquet! It is SO hard to find inspiration of what bridesmaid bouquets look like on the internet, so I always try to take photos of them myself (:
One of the centerpieces
A great budget saving tool is to use centerpieces as down-the-aisle decor! All we need to do is pick ’em up and place them on the reception tables- they get viewed for longer, and it’s free!
The bride requested peonies, and even though they were out of season for her wedding- I found ONE bunch at the market! They were incredibly expensive, and two out of the five in the bunch died before the wedding- so I put two in the bouquet and one in the arch (:
All photos from here on out are by Aldous Photo
Aldous Photo caught me making final touch ups to the arch! It was INCREDIBLY hot that day- it may have been 103F, and my van overheated on the way up. NOT good when we’re trying to keep flowers perfectly air conditioned.
Also- the arch at Sacred Mountain (they provided it) is so… scary flimsy! Moving forward if ever my couples want flowers on the arch (more than like $400 worth)- I’m requiring them to use one of my arches. It was at an incredibly steep angle during the ceremony and with the wind, I was genuinely worried it would topple over.