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Love Can't Be Tamed in this Floral-Filled Styled Shoot
(Above) Frame your love in a deconstructed arch of smilax vines, jasmine and Wisconsin-grown geranium by daffodil*parker; bouquets spilling over with tulips, poppies, Golden Mustard garden roses, locally grown ranunculus and dainty, dance-y butterfly ranunculus complete the scene. Our bride glows in the fittingly titled “Sunday Bouquet” gown by Watters, while the groom shines in a brilliant blue suit from Banana Republic.
A dreamy invitation suite from Windswept Design Studio captures the mood of old-fashioned amour to come in nostalgic pink and gold floral artwork. Details like a gold wax seal and deckle-edged stationery add elegance and a touch of whimsy.
Frosting-sculpted flowers meet cheery natural blossoms on this classic two-tier cake, iced in a tender blue.
Coral, peach and golden poppies, ranunculus and lisianthus centerpieces by 1209 Creative add opulent charm to the tabletops.
The menu card, mirroring the lush style of the invitations, reveals the palate pleasers that await.
All the colors of the day bloom in the sumptuous bridal bouquet by daffodil*parker. Here’s a tip from daffodil*parker’s Casey Bilyeu: Trust your florist to find the freshest local blooms with just a touch of color. It’s not just fun for the designer — you’ll find you get a splendid, unique-to-you look.
Flowers aren’t just for bouquets anymore - try a striking hanging installation for more blooms to your décor. This one, by Milwaukee Flower Co., features roses, dahlias and ranunculus in pink, sand, champagne and coral shades, along with ferns and assorted greenery, all displayed against an original abstract artwork.
Grace your space with flowers and you’ll have an enchanted garden, no matter the season. For the autumn or winter bride, this little burst of spring by Milwaukee Flower Co. adds a carefree, festive air.
From the top of her head to the tips of her toes, our bride brightens her look with color in unexpected places, such as with these Camellia knotted sandals by Loeffler Randall.
A fresh floral headpiece crafted by Sunborn Gardens, featuring feverfew and ranunculus, adds novelty for the daring bride who’s looking beyond the veil.
Guests will enjoy the petite flowers on this adorable cakesicle. It’s made to match the main event, highlighted amid floral splendor created by Sunborn Gardens in an arrangement including hellebore, snapdragons, garden roses and scented geranium.
For a Behind the Scenes look ... check out this video from Autumn Silva Photography!