Crystal snowflakes, snow queen crowns, and rustic pinecones: Our HUGE haul of winter wedding accessories

We're getting close to cold weather here in the Northern Hemisphere and that means one thing: planning for winter weddings! We're already thinking about crystal bouquets, snow white capes, faux fur woolies and muffs, and rustic pine cone accessories. I trawled Etsy for some of the best winter wedding accessories and it did not disappoint. Don't miss the snow queen antler crown, his-and-hers mitten set, lace boot cuffs, red feather epaulettes, and winter-inspired headpieces galore. Let's go winter shopping!


How to make fabulous paper rose bouquets

My fiancé is allergic to all the pollen from essentially ALL the flowers. Therefore, standard wedding decor, typically involving floral arrangements was a challenge. I’m resourceful, crafty, and obsessed with efficiency. This lead to Operation Paper Roses. From prototype to final product, here’s the recipe for making this fabulous paper rose bouquet…


6 vital things you need to know when working with a wedding florist

Offbeat couples run the gamut with their floral choices: bouquet alternatives and non-floral bouquets, DIYed flowers, paper flowers, and of course, good ol' lucious real flower arrangements. We've seen them DIYed from a supermarket, arranged at a farmer's market the day before, or designed and set up by professional florists. The latter is our focus today. If you're going for real, from-nature flora, this is your go-to guide. Let's talk about what you'll need to know when working with a wedding florist and get some tips on how to make that meeting ultra productive.