There are many things to consider if you are debating creating your own fresh flowers for your wedding. Even the initial decisions of ordering the correct number of flowers to the receipt and storage of the flowers prior to the design phase can be overwhelming. Luckily, one of the top florist in town, Belle Fiori, takes care of all these initial DIY logistics for you. [Read more...]
Wedding flower design continues to evolve and change as weddings become less about tradition and more about what the couple envisions for their event.
Whether it be a modernly-styled affair or a romantic vintage-inspired soiree, the floral details of a wedding are the icing on the cake to make your wedding day’s theme and vision come together.
Sue Shunta from freshdesign flowers provided not only some great insight into a few different styles of wedding flowers, but some gorgeous images of freshdesign’s work. Use these to come up with wedding flower ideas for your big day.
Many brides are looking for ways to be more environmentally friendly when planning their wedding. Other brides have a passion for keeping their money local.
It’s a huge bonus when you can do both and get gorgeous results in the process.
Not only does Stems Cut Flowers utilize eco-friendly methods but they grow their flowers locally here in Southeastern Wisconsin. All this so you can have the green wedding of your dreams that supports local!
Many brides are searching for unique wedding accessories to complete their look. It’s an added bonus if it’s handmade. Oh, and even cooler if famous Hollywood actresses are wearing and loving these creations. And, oh yeah, did I mention this is all done by a local Milwaukee artist, Fen Li of Bead Flora and Jewels?!
You have a lot of choices when it comes to picking your wedding flowers, but make it a point to stop in at Alfa Flower and Wedding Shop in Wauwatosa during your search. Alfa Flowers not only makes awesome wedding bouquets, centerpieces and more, but they have a wedding shop right next door to their flower shop. In their wedding shop you’ll find a variety of wedding accessories to make your big day even better.
What’s the average cost of a Milwaukee wedding? We get this question all the time, and the vendors we work with get it too. The answer really depends on you, your style and your budget.
To help you plan your budget, we wanted to share a great resource we came across on Twitter recently. The website, CostOfWedding.com breaks down the cost of a Milwaukee wedding, allowing you to set your budget before you go and talk to vendors.
Ever wonder what happens to your wedding flowers after your night has ended? If you don’t take them home, they may just be thrown aside as your wedding venue staff clean up. There is another option out there. Petals for Patients has been taking away “gently used” wedding flower arrangements and re-purposing them by creating bouquets to cheer up patients in hospice. How cool is that!!!
Everlasting wedding flowers? While this may initiate thoughts of stiff, fake, silk flowers – let me introduce you to Mark the Occasion Designs. Owner Maggie Joos specializes in unique, eco-friendly, and oh so pretty hand crafted alternatives to fresh floral bouquets. From sheer organza to elegant lace; light-weight tulle to vintage fabrics – Maggie can transform fabric and beading into a wedding floral arrangement that lasts forever. But to really tell the story, you just have to let the pictures speak for themselves.
With the recent snow and cold weather we’ve had, thoughts of Spring have been creeping into my mind. Not to mention my little 1 and a half year old’s newest word is “lellow”! Enjoy these yellow bridal bouquets to help combat the gray-ness of Winter. Make sure to check out our list of Milwaukee florists when searching for your wedding flowers.
There are many florists and floral design artists in Milwaukee, but I can personally attest to one company in particular, Petals Floral Design in Wauwatosa. I used Petals for my own wedding a few years ago, and I’ve had friends use them since. Petals has everything you are looking for in floral design for your wedding – awesome people to work with, willing to stay within a budget and most importantly, beautiful, creative and meticulously designed wedding floral arrangements.