Wedding Decor

7 Different Ways to Add a Unique Touch to Your Wedding

7 Different Ways to Add a Unique Touch to Your Wedding using locally sourced flowers and floral elements. Flowers are a key component to any wedding décor.  The Color, Texture, and Smell – all combine to add to the intimacy of the day.   Yes, you and your bridesmaids will carry bouquets, but there are so…

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Handmade and Personalized Wedding Décor

One of the easiest ways to personalize your wedding is to add some handmade personalized décor.  That can include anything from hand painted signs, unique table centerpieces or just lots of little details scatter around the reception area. Mason jars can get a quick new look with paint – add some flowers and you’re done! …

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The Sand Ceremony

The Sand Ceremony has gained popularity with many brides and it is a simple, visually appealing ritual that leaves the newlyweds with a wonderful keepsake of their wedding day.  Plus, if there are children from one or both partners, they can also participate and feel as if they are part of the ceremony as well….

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Fall Weddings in St. Louis

September and October are two of the most popular months of the year for weddings in our area.  If you are considering a fall wedding, this season is the perfect time of the year for an outdoor celebration.   An intimate ceremony under a pin oak tree with rustic leaves falling, and beautiful foliage in oranges,…

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Check out Cedar Creek in New Haven for your Country Wedding

Are you looking for something a little different, but close to St. Louis? You might want to check out Cedar Creek in New Haven, Missouri. New Haven is just off Highway 100 between Hermann and Washington, Missouri. They have really put a new emphasis on weddings and it shows. One of the very special offerings…

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How to Have a Country Wedding

Getting married on a farm or family homestead?   Perhaps you have chosen a location such as Dodson Orchards, Overlook Farms or the Rocking J. Ranch.  Country chic is influenced by the nature that surrounds the area.    It’s time to beg, borrow, and buy items that appeal to your unique style.  Arrangements of sofas and comfortable…

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Do You Know How Much to Budget for Flowers?

  We encourage couples to create a “budget” for their wedding, itemizing individual cost estimates and percentages.  And one of the most asked questions I receive is, “How much should I budget for my bouquets and other floral requirements?”   After all, this is something most of us do only once in a lifetime.  One of…

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4 Ways to Make Your Fall Wedding Unique

MAKE YOUR FALL WEDDING UNIQUE Fall weddings are so popular especially here in our area.  The beautiful foliage hues and harvest accents always create a romantic, inviting atmosphere.  Here are some great ways to make your fall wedding unique: When we think of fall colors we generally think of warm browns and earth tones which…

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Have you seen Pew Buckets?

I love these!  Pew Buckets that you can hang around the pew with a light chain and add Fresh Flowers and a ribbon or two.  These allow you to add a small amount of water to keep fresh flowers looking great.   Beautiful.  Simple.

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Budget Tips – Seven ways to have Table Centerpieces for Less

Let’s talk about table centerpieces.  A beautiful, elaborate floral display will set you back anywhere from $25 to over $100+ per table.  Here are some alternatives that will add elegance, style and sophistication: 1.  You can still have flowers – just scale it back a bit.  Create your designs around less expensive flowers, adding just…

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Add a Custom Wedding Sign for Fun

    I find it a lot of fun, the newest trend to personalize your wedding with custom wedding signs.  Some couples after the wedding will take these signs and make wall décor with them for their new home.  What a great keepsake. Some say:  “Here Comes the Bride” “Jane and Bob – Wedding Date” “Happily…

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Feng Shui & Your Wedding

As you begin planning your wedding you might want to consider the positive energy of Feng Shui.   Feng shui is an ancient Chinese practice of placement and arrangement of space to achieve harmony with the environment.  I’ve listed a few guidelines that help contribute to a loving energy that they say could have a positive…

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