Vendor Spotlight: Nature’s Design

Nature’s Design  is a premier studio florist specializing in weddings, exclusive parties, and corporate events. Their attention to detail allows them to create such beautiful bouquets, centerpieces and other unique arrangements.

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Their work is designed using only fresh flowers and foliage. By ordering flowers specifically for each event they truly make freshness a priority.

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These beautiful, high-quality floral designs are visually exquisite and unique to each occasion. All their designs are created by the owners and each event is cared for personally.

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Roses and Pearls for June Weddings

If you’re a June bride still looking for that extra special touch for your rehearsal dinner, ceremony or reception, how about incorporating the birthstone and flower of the month of June into your wedding? Here are a few suggestions for using June’s birth flower, the rose, and its birthstone, the pearl, at your wedding:

At MarthaStewartWeddings.com, you can find a bunch of great ways to incorporate roses at a wedding. You can serve edible roses as part of dessert; adorn the cake with fresh roses, make use of rose petals for the favors, and use roses, as well as rose scented candles, in the centerpieces.

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Courtesy of Martha Stewart Weddings: Colorful Cakes

You can wear a strand of pearls from your mom or grandmother as your something borrowed, wear pearl hair accessories or have the bridal party wear pearl jewelry.

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Courtesy of Etsy:  Grace Pearl Set

Creatively use roses, as symbols of love and beauty, by incorporating them into your wedding vows, recite a poem about roses at the ceremony, or print a poem about roses in your wedding program.

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Courtesy of The Wedding Outlet : Wedding Cake & Candle Wedding Programs

Include sprays of pearls in your flower arrangements or centerpieces and even add some pearls onto the cover of your wedding ceremony program or table place cards.

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Photographed by: Enchant Photography
Courtesy of Brenda’s Wedding Blog

Roses are a symbol of beauty and love and pearls are a metaphor for something rare and valuable. Used at a June wedding, they perfectly reflect the sentiment of the day and acknowledge the month of the year.

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Courtesy of : River Rock Ranch

Beautiful Blooms for May Weddings

There’s an expression that goes, “April showers bring May flowers” since May is the time of year when many varieties of flowers begin to bloom after the cold winter and frequent springtime rain showers. If you are a May bride, you’re fortunate to have a large selection of flowers to choose from for your wedding at this time of year.

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Photo by BobGoguen Photography

You might want to incorporate the official flower of the month of May in your bouquets, boutonnieres, corsages, centerpieces or garlands. The flower for May is Lily-of-the-Valley. It is white in color and means or signifies sweetness, tears of The Virgin Mary, return to happiness, humility, you’ve made my life complete. Some other types of flowers that are popular for weddings this time of year are roses, freesia, calla lily, and stephanotis.

Look for a wedding florist in your area and use flowers that are locally grown. Buying local ensures their freshness and it also keeps costs down. Not only that, buying local means less travel and less travel means less fuel to burn so you’re making an eco-friendly choice as well.