Supernatural Wedding Style
Dreamy spring flowers and décor set the scene for a modern-day fairy tale.
by:Sarah Baumann Rogers
(Above) Take your centerpiece to new heights. Set against the bright, modern backdrop of the Milwaukee Art Museum, lush green leaves and brilliant blooms wrap around gilded hoops for the ultimate floral showstopper, created by Blossoms Flower House. Coordinating chair backs by the florist feature eucalyptus, plumosa and garden roses draped across gold chiavari chairs from Canopies. A crisp white tabletop is laden with gourmet family-style entrées by chef Jason Gorman of the Milwaukee Art Museum—the pièce de résistance for your reception table.
(Below) Want to make your guests swoon? It’s as easy as adding a pretty little edible flower to your signature cocktail of choice. Here, Milwaukee Art Museum bartenders create a peach Bellini with blush prosecco, super-fine sugar, peaches and fresh-squeezed lemon juice.
(Above) A luxurious bouquet overflowing with whisper-soft blooms—these are the things wedding-day dreams are made of. Here, La Tulipe combines Blushing Parasol spray roses, oakleaf hydrangeas, O’Hara garden roses, Charlotte garden roses and seeded eucalyptus to stunning effect.
(Below) With a perfectly paired set of fonts and crisp white and butter cardstocks, this invitation set from Coqui Paperie proves that minimalism is totally marvelous. A sweet and petite boutonniere of Blushing Parasol spray roses and eucalyptus by La Tulipe complements the fresh theme.
(Above) For a knockout table, start with a stand-out centerpiece like this arrangement of vases featuring dahlias, lisianthus, feverfew, love-in-a-puff vine, ferns, eucalyptus and snapdragons—all locally grown and styled by Wood Violet. Add modern accents like tall glass candleholders and gold flatware from Event Essentials, plus bright linens, glass chargers and beaded napkin rings from BBJ Linen. Top it all off with mouthwatering Mediterranean-inspired entrées by chef Gorman.
(Below) A flower crown isn’t the only way to wear blooms on your big day—a garland can be worn any number of ways and makes for dreamy photo ops. This glam piece by the Flower Lady features dahlias, garden roses, ranunculus, wax flowers, spray roses, plumosa, seeded eucalyptus and Italian ruscus, accenting a silk toile gown by Wisconsin designer MinkMaids, available at Zita Bridal Salon.
Milwaukee Art Museum. Nothing compares to the soaring elegance of the museum’s Quadracci Pavilion accommodating ceremony, cocktail hour, dinner and dancing for up to 400 guests. A beautiful backdrop set against Lake Michigan and Milwaukee’s cityscape paired with expert assistance from the museum’s sales & events coordinator to finish with a breathtaking, memorable experience.