I just wanted to further share with you all how I spent my day!! I made some embroidery hoop art and a grapevine wreath and some primitive grapevine star crafts!!!
This pin by Diane Bockus is stunning! What a beautiful idea for Spring/Easter Decor that will last! This is one of the prettiest silk arrangements that I have seen….using faux tulips & moss in a vintage basket with decorative easter eggs! This will be so easy to recreate! Make it one of your floral centerpieces this Spring for your Easter gatherings!!! Diane has some consistently great pins over on Pinterest as well! Follow her boards!
I haven’t been on Hostess with the Mostest in a while but, I just checked it out and found this beautiful Ice Cream Party Theme that would be a great for a birthday.. but, I think I like it even better for a baby shower (especially with all of the pastels)! The theme is by Just Call Me Martha! The Ice Cream Cone Cake and the Ice Cream Float flower arrangements are definitely the highlights for me!!!
I am a gypsy at heart! So as my first full wedding idea post I decided to post about a wedding Style I would go for, The Bohemian Wedding! This is a compilation of some beautiful finds around the internet that I hope inspires the gypsy at heart in planning her big day!
1. The Most important part of a wedding we all know is the dress!!! Here are the top three dresses that wowed me!
I found this dress over on weheartit! I love the lace patterns!
This Dress is breathtaking!!! Get it over on ETSY by DaughtersofSimone for $2,550.00! By the look of it…it is worth the $$
I absolutely adore the crochet and bell sleeves on this gorgeous dress! You can get it for $676.00 over on dreamersandlovers ETSY store!
2. Wedding Hair! Letting your hair down is a must-do for any Bohemian Style wedding!
Let your hair down with this lace head band!!! This post on Burnettsboards gets the credit!!!
Melissa Heuscher on Pinterest pinned this gorgeous bohemian style head band and hair idea!!!
And of course!!! The Flower Crown!!! Check out Miss At La Playa for all of her flower crown finds!
3. The Bridesmaids!!!!
I love this bridemaid style from Three Bird Nest that also sells the headbands you see in the photo!
This is an absolutely stunning pin from Gabrielle Pettit over on Pinterest! I am in love!
4. The Bouquets!!! Wild, Full & Over-the-Top is where it is at!!!
Again, from Ruffled….the zinnias and amaranth… OMG this is dreamy!!!
Oh, the Peaches & Blues, Rust & Mustard Yellow hues over on Simply Peachy!!!!! This is the color combo that I would personally go for in a boho bouquet…but, I would make it fuller!!!
This bouquet is equally gorgeous even with the more muted pastels!!! The Roses, Wax flowers, and Whispy greenery make a gorgeous combination!!! Thankful for the Wedding Chicks for posting this!!
Of course for the bridesmaids bouquets you should go for an identical yet significantly smaller bouquet for each!
I love this bout and all the other bouts made by hazelfaire over on ETSY. All of her creations are perfect for any Boho Wedding Groom!!! Dare I say, just buy from her!!! ❤ ❤
I like interesting pieces of anything when it comes to crafts and art… and I am so in love with this mustard yellow bout from Fairyfolkweddings also over on ETSY! So whimsical!
I just adore the color palette and the incorporation of the feather of this bout pinned by Sandeep Mace on Pinterest!
6. Da Grooooom! Encourage your groom to go with non-traditional attire (even if just a hint) for your Boho Themed Wedding!
From Inspired by This!
Hell Yes, on the suspenders and the blue w/ khaki via Wedding Chicks!
Or dress it up a bit with a funky polka dotted tie (Green Wedding Shoes)!!
7. Other Ceremony Details!!!! I stumbled across so many great ideas including wedding settings (!!)… so I am just gonna throw it all into one category here!
from Elizabeth Anne Designs. If you don’t do anything else please have this wooden swing adorned in flowers at your wedding soiree! Perfect for photos and for guests, especially kiddos!!
This canopy “altar” is a MUST too!!! from Pretty Wedding Idea!
Bohemian Wedding Dreamcatchers by theeasterdays over on ETSY
This Woodsy Wedding Setting is perfect too!!! Pin by Jolie Rico on Pinterest!
Or this setting on a mountaintop with a one-of-a-kind floral “altar”! (Moon to Moon)
This boho wedding garter is stunning!! ❤ (Festival Brides)
Gorgeous Colorful Curtain! (charm city wed)
Barefoot Anklet by handmadeaccessories on ETSY. Unfortunately the page is down but, the inspiration is still where it is at!!!
And last but, certainly not least….THE RECEPTION!!!!
Table Settings & Decor!
This, This, THIS, THIIISSSSS! (Santa Barbara Chic)
I love all the use of the candlesticks! (Ruffled)
Yes, never enough flowers! (Pinterest)
Never enough color + whimsy! (A Fanciful Twist)
And lots & lots of lighting is another MUST-DO!!! (Pinterest)
and….never…forget…the getaway car!!! (Green Wedding Shoes)
Sofia Coppola’s Marie Antoinette was a very visually pleasing movie…and I have to say it is really the only movie I ever liked Kirsten Dunst in. This Party theme featured on Occasions Online could mirror the movie decor! It is so gorgeous and charming + I love the photo of the girls in their ‘royal best’! They have a nice little blog article written along with the photos of this visual treat! This is a party theme that I look forward to recreating in the future!
I get into little crazes. My most recent craze is all about wreaths! Now that I have stumbled across this great Tulip Wreath Tutorial by Polka Dot Chair … I am going to have to make this! I hope you will too!! If you do I would love to see your creations! You can email me any time with your creations and ideas at firstname.lastname@example.org!!!!
Here is the wreath (!!!):
As a florist I am always looking for new inspiration which usually has me on Pinterest and browsing blogs all across the internet! Here are the top 5 flower arrangements that I would recommend making your table centerpiece this Spring!!!
#1 Tin Can Floral Arrangements
Any florist will tell you that what really sets off a flower arrangement is it’s vessel! In this instance the Wedding Chicks have put together an array of photos of floral arrangements in vintage tins! I stumble across vintage tins at thrift stores and during flea market/yard sale season all of the time! Achieving this look will not be hard to do!!! This particular can is filled with anemones!
#2 Floral Arrangements in Mason Jars!
I am a HUGE HUGE fan of mason jars in general! I love to collect them! This is also an item I find at thrift stores, flea markets, & yard sales! The perfect vessel for this type of arrangement is the coveted blue Bell mason jar! Blue really sets off any color of flower! Tie some twine or burlap around the jar for a country chic look!! I found this pin by Anna H over on Pinterest!
#3 Cut Tulips are a Spring Must Do!
Cut Tulips are absolutely gorgeous!! They are my favorite Spring Cut Flower! I recommend getting them when the buds are tight! They will last for weeks until they finally open up! I love this arrangement I found over on Lauren Conrad’s blog! It looks difficult but, it is really easy to achieve this look. Find an wide vase, clear and of any color! Then get you three bunches of tulips in any colors that you want! Wrap the stems about 2 inches from the bottom with floral tape… and then secure a large leaf of greenery around the bottom of each bunch, over the floral tape! the heads of the tulips should hold all three bunches in place. 🙂
#4 Hydrangeas in a tall vase!
Hydrangeas are a floral arrangement staple from Spring to Summer! If you are lucky enough to have a Hydrangea bush in your yard then you can have a beautiful arrangement any time you would like! 🙂 Blue hydrangeas are my favorite for arrangements. The only problem with hydrangeas is it is hard to get the best look unless you have a really tall vase! If you want to add other flowers in with your hydrangeas then fresh cut roses and cut alstromerias go very well with them!
#5 Raid a field! Your yard! The Side of the Road! 😉
I love wild flowers! I love dandelions, buttercups, forget-me-nots, daisies, & honeysuckles, etc! The thoughts of these takes me back to my childhood where I sat in the yard and tied together flower chains to wear around my neck! I found this over on Gardenista! Find you a small vase and pick those flowers!!!
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