Fall Rustic Glam Wedding | Eaglewood Resort Wedding | Itasca Wedding Florist

purple gold rustic glam wedding

Lindsey and Brendan’s Fall Rustic Glam wedding at Eaglewood Resort was AMAZING! Thankfully Genevieve Lauren Photography was there to capture all of the glitzy autumnal glory! This wedding was like anything we’ve done before. Lindsey was a unique bride with a vision…and we hit it off immediately. We quickly realized she wanted glitter + glam but with fall tones and some purple worked into the mix. And some pumpkins…and branches…and other more “rustic” things. Could all of these ideas combine together and actually look cohesive…I certainly thought so!

gold glitter succulents bouquet

The bouquet was the star of our rustic glam theme–mostly ivory blooms were accented with some Picasso callas (which are ivory with a deep purple throat) and gold seeded eucalyptus was worked throughout the bouquet and perfectly coordinated with the gold glitter-dipped succulents. It was amazing. A ruffled handle and brooch finished the rustic glam look.

fall wedding centerpieces

The couple was awesome to work with and were really open to all of my random ideas to make things look really awesome. The tall centerpieces consisted of gold-sprayed curly willow branches, some gold-dipped seeded eucalyptus and some fluffy dark purple hydrangea with bubble votives hanging from the branches. There were 2 shorter centerpiece styles as well: one was a cylinder with a submerged orchid + coiling gold wire inside with a purple carnation orb/pomander (we reused from the ceremony pews) that was wrapped in gold bouillon wire for some more shimmer; the other was our signature “framed” centerpiece style–a gold frame filled with 3 varying height cylinders with bold orange petals and a bunch of blooms + foliage. It was the only centerpiece style that showed off some accents of orange and it was just enough for the space!

The cake was another total show-stopper! Purple Vanda orchids, gold succulents, gold seeded eucalyptus and wild gold curly willow placed perfectly around the cake made it one of the most awesome cakes we’ve ever decorated!

What a totally fun and unique wedding to be a part of! We LOVED it. We can’t wait for more fun fall weddings like this one!

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Pink, Blush, Ivory + Blue Garden Wedding | Hyatt Lodge Wedding Florist | Oak Brook Wedding Florist

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We loved being a part of Sarah and Nick’s Wedding at Hyatt Lodge last summer. This lovely affair was captured beautifully by EN Productions. For this wedding, tones of light pink, blush, peach, ivory and champagne were perfectly accented with touches of blue which appeared in the form of tiny blooms and in the bridesmaids’ dresses.

ceremony arch, rustic romantic garden style wedding

Our rustic natural branch arch decorated with flower and foliage clusters served as the perfect ceremony backdrop along with the beautiful lagoon behind the venue.

Full and fluffy blooms including garden roses, dahlias, hydrangea, roses, spray roses, wax flower, stock, and lisianthus were used throughout the floral designs along with some green seeded and silver dollar eucalyptus and gold-dipped seeded eucalyptus foliage accents.

blush and blue wedding flowers

This wedding was just perfection from start to finish and we really enjoyed being a part of it!

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Featured Bouquet | Ivory + Blush Garden Rose Bouquet | Naperville Wedding Florist

ivory white garden rose bouquet
This bouquet is an oldie-but-goodie from two wedding seasons ago that we made for Ciara’s wedding and I just stumbled across the professional photos from it recently. My talented friend Kristin of Kristin La Voie Photography expertly captured this gorgeous bouquet of garden roses, lisianthus, roses, and spray roses in ivory, white and blush tones. We loved this one!

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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!

tall centerpieces, gatsby glam wedding

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.

art deco wedding motif

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.

same sex couple wedding, bar cart wedding

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!

tall wedding centerpieces, green white black gold silver

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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!

terrarium centerpiece wedding

wedding flowers pastel succulents

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!

white protea bouquet

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