Monthly Archives: May 2009

Flower Tip Friday {Peonies}

05 29 2009

Possibly the most sought after early summer wedding flower… the peony speaks elegance in volumes. Its lush large bloom on skinny stem is delightfully fragrant and expensive but well worth its penny. It is grown in single and double blooms and gets it meaning from Victorian ancestry meaning “bashfulness.”

Colors range from white to cream to yellow, and from the palest of pinks to reds to the deepest maroons. Some varieties have deep accent colors in the brown and maroon range at the base of the petals. The fragrance of peonies is reminiscent of an intense rose scent.

Often brides can confuse peonies with the garden rose as they both have large blooms and can been seen together in floral arrangements. I used to come across floral designs that incorporated the use of peonies and never knew the actual name of this extraordinary flowers, but fell deeply in love with the romantic, lush, and vintage feel of the blooms, creating  an unforgetable and inviting atmosphere.

~Floral design by: BLUSH Floral Design

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Engagement Session {Alex & Preston}

05 28 2009

I love today’s engagement session brought to you by Brooke Kinsey with Blush Photography! Her work definitely reeks creativeness and I love her use of colors and textures!  I love the romantic and youthful feel of these images and the bride … Continue reading

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Birdcage Wedding Veils

05 27 2009

That certain finishing touch can make an ensemble. It’s like the cherry on top of an ice cream sundae…it quite simply completes it. The same can be said about a veil; you have that wonderful gown, but the veil makes … Continue reading

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Featured Wedding {Jayne & Scott}

05 26 2009

How beautiful and classic is Jayne and Scott’s wedding?!  This timeless wedding was shot by Green Apple Photography. I love her short vintage wedding dress and the accents of yellow are perfectly romantic! Jayne and Scott had their reception at … Continue reading

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Flower Tip Friday {The Bouquet}

05 22 2009

So one of the most important aspects of your flower budget is the bridal bouquet! It’s such an important part of a wedding and is usually featured in most of your wedding photos… so it has to be perfect! We … Continue reading

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Engagement Session {Cami & Tanner}

05 21 2009

Fun.Real.Stylized… that’s Alisha’s motto with Oakstream Photography… and these pictures of Cami and Tanner’s engagement session for sure live that up! I love Alisha’s work and her use of fun colors. Everything about Oakstream Photography is fresh, spontaneous and explosive! … Continue reading

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Featured Wedding {Kristen & Adam}

05 20 2009

Remember this smoken couple… Kristen & Adam and the amazing engagement session that we featured a few weeks back? Well here are some equally amazing images from their wedding shot by Dustin Izatt Photography. Kristen and Adam were married in the Salt Lake … Continue reading

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Custom Invitations {Pink Piggy}

05 19 2009

These custom pocket fold invitations were designed by Pink Piggy for KayCee Stroh and Ben Higginson. KayCee wanted to incorporate her wedding colors into the design of the invitations so she went with a dark red pocket with accents of silver. The … Continue reading

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Vera Wang Announcement! {at Alta Moda Bridal}

05 18 2009

There is some big news over at Alta MODA… they just received their first delivery of Vera Wang Dresses! Utah Brides are so fashionable and how exciting is it that we now have these designer dresses right here in Utah?! … Continue reading

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Flower Tip Friday {Budget Friendly Flowers}

05 15 2009

Budget friendly flowers for a tough economy by Audrey O’Brien with Studio Stems: These day’s brides are cutting back their budgets in nearly every category due to serious economical changes. Though this usually means some sort of compromise that can reflect … Continue reading

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