Kesi’s Bouquet Preservation

Loving how Kesi’s bouquet preservation by Hana Willow Design turned out! It perfectly captures the essence of her wedding day and is such a beautiful way to turn the invitation and bouquet into lasting art. images via emily wren photography and hana willow design

malinda swain

We met paper floral installation artist Malinda Swain at Love is in the Air a few months ago and were blown away by her beautiful work! Her paper floral backdrops are perfect for entryways, ceremonies, photo booths, anywhere really! Read on to learn more about this amazing Australian artist. 1. How did you get into paper florals? When […]

hana willow design

We’re loving Hana Willow Design and their beautiful bouquet preservation artwork! Hana Willow Design (Hana meaning flower in Japanese and Willow representing the words everlasting, graceful, and nature) was created by floral designer Tanti Lina. She wanted to provide couples with an alternative way to preserve their bridal bouquets and wedding flowers. Hana Willow Design […]

language of flowers

The power behind a bouquet of flowers reaches far beyond visual appeal. Many popular flowers heralded for their scent, color, and shape have symbolic meanings that have lasted throughout the years. It’s called floriography, or the language of flowers, and it stems from coded messages of the Victorian era. Traditionally, different flowers have represented different […]

Gemma + Tony | October 5, 2012

Venue: Normandy Farm | Photography: Tyler Boye Photography | Videography: Stoner Media | Hair and Makeup: Mack Stylist | Florals: Willow and Thistle | Ceremony Musician: Irene Molloy | DJ/Band: Lovesick Inc. | Photo Booth: Shutter Booth Philadelphia | Hotel: Normandy Farm | Rehearsal Dinner: The Farmer’s Daughter Restaurant Images via Tyler Boye Photography

Lea + Gerry | September 29, 2012

Venue: Top of the Tower | Photography: IlluminArts Photography | Videography: Tree of Life Films | Makeup: Face the Occasion | Officiant: Mirabai Galashan | Florals: Willow & Thistle | Rentals: Magnifique Décor | Ceremony Musicians: Penn Strings Duo | Band: Hometown Sweethearts | Hotel: Sonesta and Embassy Suites | Rehearsal Dinner: LaViola Wedding Film by Tree of Life Films Images via IlluminArts […]

spring 2013 flower trends

Despite the bright flowers that made an appearance in bouquets last spring and summer, we’re seeing this year’s flower trends taking a different twist. This spring, wedding florals will be more focused on light pinks and gentle ivories paired with greens, blues, and silvers. Almost as a resurrection of the colors of the Victorian age, […]

winter wedding tips

We were excited to contribute to this recent article for Gatehouse Media about planning a winter wedding… “It’s not uncommon for girls to grow up dreaming about their wedding, and for many future brides, their fantasy nuptials often take place on a beach, or under the stars on a summer night. But the vision of […]

Leah + Pete | December 31, 2011

Ceremony Venue: St. Clement’s Church | Reception Venue: Le Meridien Philadelphia | Photography: Cindy Guessford Studios | Florals: Robertson’s | DJ: Synergetic Sounds | Transportation: Philadelphia Trolley Works | Hotel: Le Meridien Philadelphia Images via Cindy Guessford Studios

so many succulents

Lately we’ve been seeing a lot of brides incorporating natural elements, especially succulents. They make beautiful centerpieces and fun favors. We found and are loving this Etsy shop, SanPedroCactus, which has a fabulous selection and great prices (under $2 a plant including shipping). image via san pedro cactus