Gatsby-Themed Art Deco Wedding | Featured on EquallyWed Blog | Wheaton Wedding Florist

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So proud and happy to be featured on EquallyWed today with this stunning photoshoot we did with Kara Schultz, Blend Beauty and Windy City Dinner Fairy at Arrowhead Golf Club! It was just so dreamy!

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Inspired by the timeless elegance of Old Hollywood, we used classic black, white and mixed metallics and a touch of emerald green to create a beautiful setting at Arrowhead Golf Club to celebrate Nicole and Allison’s nuptials. To enhance the beauty of the brides, the makeup was kept simple and neutral with an emphasis on the lips. The bright coral lip of Allison and the berry lip of Nicole complimented each other perfectly. Nicole’s long romantic waves were accented with a beautiful rhinestone brooch hair clip while Allison’s lovely blonde locks were tucked under and made into shorter hairstyle of soft curls accented with some white orchids bringing their timeless looks together perfectly to fit the theme. Nicole wore a stunning Marisa Bridal gown while Nicole looked chic in a custom suit by Tom James Company. The invitations featured an emerald green art deco fan motif, black and ivory stripes, gold glitter accents and a mixture of Art Deco fonts.

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This motif also adorned the table numbers and wedding signage. One of our favorite details was the “Pick Your Poison” bar cart display that featured delicious Grasshopper cupcakes, vintage cigar boxes filled with chocolate cigars and candy cigarettes and a scattering of silver chocolate coins and emerald green foil-wrapped Andes mints. The flowers were just stunning—there were two totally unique bouquets designed for the brides. One of the bouquets featured garden roses, sweet pea, spray roses, ranunculus, anemones, surrounded by a collar of black plumosa foliage and feather accents. The handle was wrapped in ivory satin with a black lace overlay and ivory pearl detail. The other bouquet was equally as beautiful and featured two varieties of roses, freesia, cymbidium orchids, gold-dipped seeded eucalyptus, pearl-rhinestone accents and a cascade of phaleanopsis orchids in a gold deco bouquet holder.

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The centerpieces for the reception featured three tall looks: the first was a black pilsner with monstera leaf, palmetto, dendrobium orchids, tall callas, ruscus, gold plumosa and some ivory ostrich feathers. Another look featured a clear contoured vase with fluffy mixed arrangement of ivory hydrangea, green mini hydrangea, viburnum, garden roses, roses, trachellium, and tulips. And the final style featured hydrangea, Casablanca lilies, roses, ruscus, gold-dipped seeded eucalyptus, silver plumosa, dendrobium orchids, and magnolia foliage in silver candelabras with taper candles and drop crystal bobeches. All were surrounded by mixed mercury glass and patterned gold and silver votives and placed atop beautiful damask linens in combos of gold and black and silver and black. Gold and silver chargers and chiviari chairs completed the glamorous, timeless look. We absolutely loved doing this gorgeous Art Deco-inspired Hollywood glam wedding shoot with the most beautiful (and recently married) couple!

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Pastel Wedding Inspiration | Succulent + Air Plant Centerpieces | Wheaton Wedding Florist

We just put together a beautiful pastel display of lush floral textures, succulent terrariums, air plants accents with an amazing king protea bouquet for the Danada House Spring Open House and Gina+Tony Photographers captured some of the beauty!

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Air plants, succulents, garden roses, rice flower, stock, nerine lilies, hydrangea, silver dollar eucalyptus, wax flower, lepto, silver sage, and king protea were all used in our display. We also made some awesome succulent favors with tiny flags for the display. Loved them!

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The king protea bouquet might have stole the show. Everyone wanted to pick it up and see if it was “real” and it is very real! Look at how awesome it is!

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Magenta, Orange and Gold Wedding Flowers | Modern Glam Wedding | Hotel Arista Wedding Florist

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I just had to share these amazing photos from a “fantasy table” we just did with our friends at Greenstar Paperie at Hotel Arista‘s Spring Tasting Event. Jennifer Kaye Photography did such an amazing job capturing this fabulous modern glam tablescape. The magenta, orange and metallic gold POP off of the black linens and vases. The stationery items were impeccable–and like the flowers were inspired by a bold color palette and graphic feel of Kate Spade.

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We used an assortment of awesome flowers: ranunculus, protea, peonies, plumosa (sprayed black and gold), umbrella fern (sprayed gold), parrot tulips, spray roses, and garden roses.

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It is always exciting to collaborate with another talented vendor who shares your vision…the end result is always something AMAZING!

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Vintage Glam Wedding | Pink, Blush, Ivory and Gold Wedding | Naperville Wedding Florist

We have the most beautiful wedding photos from our friends at Cathy and David Photographers to share with you today! Maria and Brandon’s wedding at Stonebridge Country Club in Aurora was one of our favorites to date! From the beautiful flowers we designed to the amazing linens by The Chair Couture, there was no shortage of beauty at this vintage glam wedding!

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Let’s start with the centerpieces…they were just gorgeous! Especially the tall ones! So chic and lush! There were a total of three centerpiece styles–1) our signature champagne framed lantern style; 2) our clear pedestal bowl with fluffy flowers inside; and 3) our tall hour-glass vase with huge fluffy centerpiece with hanging bling. The cake was also a masterpiece! A mixture of flowers and bling accents were clustered on the sides of the top few tiers for a totally couture look unlike any cake we’ve decorated before.

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Of course we have to talk about the bouquets too. They were fabulous. Especially Maria’s bouquet which featured peonies, garden roses, spray roses, lisianthus, dusty miller, gold-dipped seeded eucalyptus and three gold glitter-dipped succulents. It was impeccable!

blush ivory gold wedding

I cannot stress enough how the fabulous linens, the upgraded chiavari chairs and our mercury glass votives added to the overall ambiance. Of course our flowers just knocked it out of the park! It just looked SO AMAZING!

Thanks again to Cathy and David Photographers for sharing these beautiful images with us.

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Featured Bouquet | White Orchid and Garden Rose Bouquet | Geneva Wedding Florist

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Loved this beautiful bouquet we made for Angela that was filled with garden roses, cymbidium orchids, hydrangea and freesia. Her girls carried bright bouquets of roses, spray roses, mini cymbidium orchids and hydrangea. Thanks to Hazelton Photography for these beautiful photos.

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