DIY flower crowns, breakdowns of why wedding flowers can be costly, the only 2019 wedding trend report you need to read, and more – this month’s blog featuring our most recent press mentions is full of crafty inspiration, expert wedding tips, and Pinterest-worthy trends! Thank you so much for Zola, WeddingWire EDU, Martha Stewart Weddings, International Academy of Wedding and Event Planning, PartySlate, PR Web, California Wedding Day, SheFinds and Signature Bride for highlighting Blooms by the Box real weddings and professional wedding tips!
When the bride rocks a leather jacket, a tulle wedding dress, and a eucalyptus flower crown – it comes to no surprises that Kristin and Brett’s ultra-cool wedding is featured on Zola! Their wedding filled to the brim with lush greenery with touches of hot pink to burgundy blooms that they all curated themselves with award-worthy DIY craftsmanship. We’re so excited for you to see this one because it tops our lists of favorite weddings from 2018. Thank you to our friends at Zola for the feature, and you can access Kristin and Brett’s big day by browsing here.
You spend months working endless hours during wedding season making couples wedding dreams come to life, and the off-season tends to take a slower pace for many wedding pros. The downtime during those slower months is actually a blessing in disguise as it’s the optimal time to double down on education endeavors to build skills to set you up for an even better wedding season! Thankfully, our friends at WeddingWire EDU wrote a stellar article that gives suggestions on How to Make the Most of Your Time During Off-Season. Access the full article on their website by browsing here.
Martha Stewart Weddings
We can be the first to tell you about the sticker shock we here about when couples are told the price tag of floral decor – particularly the bride’s and bridesmaid’s bouquets. Martha Stewart Weddings recently published an article to breakdown the number of factors that impact the final cost of your wedding bouquet. In their column, Why Are Wedding Bouquets So Much? we were able to shed some light on the aspect of running a floral business and the cost associated with that business. Between storage, production, supplies, and transportation, floral shop owners have overhead that they have to consider when charging their couples. Of course, one way to save money is taking on arranging your flowers to stay budget friendly! Read more about the cost that factor into the overall bouquet cost by clicking here.
International Academy of Wedding and Event Planning
Quite possibly one our of most exciting press features to date, the International Academy of Wedding and Event Planning’s 2019 Wedding Trend Report is officially live, and we were given the opportunity to provide our forecast for this year’s most popular blooms and arrangements. This “trend bible” is made by wedding professionals for wedding professionals as a guide to make plans and recommendations for their couples throughout the year. The best part? It’s the only publication you can access that looks at wedding trends from a global perspective! You can download the guide for free by clicking here.
A domestic destination wedding at the most charming and unique ceremony venue, Johanna and Matthew’s Virginia wedding is featured on PartySlate! With an art deco garden party theme and DIY flower touches (that the bride designed and crafted all on her own!), their day was purely personal from start to finish! Get all the real wedding inspiration for their intimate wedding day here.
Sharing our excited for the release of the 2019 International Wedding Trend Report, PR Web is discussing the latest buzz around the top wedding trends and statistics for this year. Thanks to the International Academy of Wedding and Event Planning’s connection to wedding professionals and industry experts around the world, they provide a unique opportunity to invest in researching and revealing global trends! Need we say more? Celebrate along with by us reading PR Web’s article here.
California Wedding Day
We know there are plenty of couples who dream of jet-setting to a destination wedding to a tropical destination, but they also want to say, “I do” in their hometown wedding venue. What if we could tell you that you could have the best of both worlds? California Wedding Day is sharing how you can include a theme of your favorite tropical destination by drawing inspriation from Pinterest and Instagram, and how you can add tropical flare through your flowers, seating, menus and more! Our own, Joan Wyndrum, gave her input in the article by suggesting couples use pincushion protea, bold orange ranunculus, and bright pink dahlias for a unique look. To get additional ideas on how you can have a tropical wedding close to home, browse here.
You’ve asked your proposed to your best girls to stand beside you on your wedding day, and now it’s time to make a few more decisions. Thanks to our friends at SheFinds, they’re breaking down 19 Bridesmaid Trends That Are Out for 2019 in a recent article to help guide you through the flower choosing, dress, and hairstyle decisions. One thing that is consistent between all of these trends is that nonconformity reigns. So, get ready to dance to the beat of your own drum and read our team’s thoughts in this SheFinds story here.
Serious question: would you be able to have a plastic-less wedding? The answer is, of course, you can! Signature Bride spoke with some of the industry’s leading professionals on how to pull off a grand, luxe wedding that not only is green, but something Princess Eugenie would be proud to host. While flowers are all natural, a lot of other factors such as zip-ties, floral foam for centerpieces and plastic bouquet holders are things that can prohibit you from planning a true eco-friendly wedding. Find out how you to avoid the use of these products on Signature Bride’s blog post here.