I have spring fever for sure! Woke up this morning with an idea I couldn’t shake. Needed to blog about some of the most beautiful flowers I got to photograph last year and offer up some ideas for brides planning their 2013 nuptials! Here it goes! Let me know your favorites! But before we dive in, one thing is for sure – 2012′s most popular color was purple. 50 Shades of Purple!
Spring Wedding Floral Trends
Corral peonies are my favorite and these colors are most definitely my favorite of all last years spring colors! Sebastian and Melissa’s wedding was exquisite!
Wedding Venue: Chicago History Museum
Floral Design: Elena Villalon of He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not
Simple, wild flowers, tulips, daffodils, scents of spring! Heather and David’s wedding was an explosion of creativity!
Wedding Venue: Kitchen Chicago
Floral Design: Lynn of Pollen
Wedding Coordination: Sweetchic Events, Inc.
White and gold. A spring wedding with a Persian twist! Nellie & Shane’s wedding was a feast for the eyes!
Wedding Venue: Oak Brook Hills Marriott Resort
Wedding Flowers: Heritage House
Last, but not least in the spring line up is another gorgeous gold and white wedding. Best part of it: lining the aisle with all the gorgeous centerpieces for double purpose! Loved Christine & Mike’s wedding!
Wedding Venue: Germania Place
Ceremony + Reception Flowers: City Scents
Wedding Day Coordination: An Event Less Ordinary
Summer Wedding Floral Trends
Sage green, peach, orange, yellow, purple… scent of wild summer flowers! Definitely my favorite summer flowers of 2012! Jenny & David’s wedding was pure magic!
Wedding Venue: Woman’s Club of Evanston in Evanston
Floral Design: Lisa Shary of Fleurs de Lisa
You could never go wrong with hydrangea and peonies! Jennifer & Alex’s wedding was timeless elegance!
Wedding Venue: The Renaissance Blackstone Hotel
Floral Design: Blu Oasis Floral (312-241-5570)
Ah, the elegance of an ivory rose! Throw in a little pale pink for contrast and you can just melt into the softness of this simply gorgeous decor.
Wedding venue: Trump International Hotel Chicago
Floral Design: Catherine’s Gardens
Event Planning: Mandy Borvan Event Design
California summer florals in Chicago! Bring on the succulents! Oh, how I adore thee!
Wedding Venue: InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile
Floral Design: Avant Gardenia
Event Styling + Coordination: Shannon Gail Weddings and Events
Fall Wedding Floral Trends
We will continue with purple succulents! Eggplant and sage green – love this elegant combo for fall!
Wedding Venue: Sepia
Floral Design: Kehoe Designs
Wedding Coordination: Hilary Schwatz of Estera Events
Purple and orange! Scrumptious! And a little twist – real flowers, plus antique brooches!
Wedding Venue: Lehmann Mansion
Floral Design: Joseph Florist
Lilac, purple, hot pink! Garden roses and pearls! Love it!
Wedding Venue: Salvatore’s
Floral Design: Cattelya Bridal & Floral Design
Different shades of purple and ivory! Sweet and elegant!
Wedding Venue: Metropolitan Club in the Sears (Willis) Tower
Floral Design: Flor del Monte
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