A few days ago, I had an idea for the bridesmaids' bouquets to have a sword hilt for a handle.I just finished the first one, version 1.0, and there are some things I want to tweak and change. But for the most part, this is it! Now, let me show you how I made it so that you too can wield your flowers on your special day.
This is Offbeat Bride's archive of flowers posts.
Helen and Deepak hail from Chicago but traveled down to Port Orange, Florida, to get married at The Estate on the Halifax. The multicultural pair intertwined Hindu wedding traditions with Taiwanese influences and owned it — the day included a lot of awesome details, like the fan-turned-wedding program and mismatched red bridesmaids dresses. Twinkle lights lined each corner of the reception hall, and the party moved indoors to enjoy a fruit-heavy dessert table (no cake!) and tons of dancing.
Whether your style is classically elegant, girly with a touch of vintage, beautifully bohemian, glitzy glam, or rocker chic, Cocroft and Delbridge is going to hook you up with fabric flowers that'll make you think twice before throwing that bouquet. Speaking of bouquets, let's take a look at all the ways Cocroft and Delbridge can outfit your wedding with flowers that'll never say die…
Do you know what to do if your best man is giving a totally inappropriate speech? Or how a shoe organizer can keep your wedding day stress levels down? Or what kind of easy-to-encounter wedding day stain is 100% permanent? Probably not. Luckily as a professional wedding photographer, Angie Gaul has been privy to hundreds of weddings. Here are her suggestions for small, surprising ways to reduce your wedding day havoc .
For my wedding, I decided I needed to have the most powerful flower in Magic in my bouquets and decorations, because I am obviously a powerful wizard. But even without the Magical connotations, it's still super neat looking, so I thought maybe some folks here might be interested in making some of their own light-up lotus out of leather.
I never counted how many ribbon roses I made before the wedding. Let's just say the number is probably somewhere in the mid-to high-hundreds, and I can now do them in my sleep! They started as something cool I wanted to have in my bouquet, and ended up being visible almost everywhere in the wedding. Here are all the different ways I used ribbon roses to decorate my wedding…
Check out this flower child and Mother Earth fabulousness. I am digging some big-ass colorful flowers for a spring wedding crown. How gorgeous would this look with something like this vintage-inspired dress or this bohemian sleeved dress? Read more to learn how to craft your own fancy floral headpiece.