2019 Wedding Trends

Ceiling Foral Work Ceiling Work is where it’s at – from hanging chandeliers, and creative shapes to full ceiling scapes. You will surely wow your guest with this custom LUXE look at your wedding. Uniquely You Flower Selections It is the year to be uniquely you down to the last bloom. Bring in style with not your everyday flower selection to give a textured beauty to your overall design. Green is In Greenery, Greenery, Greenery and oh yes Greenery is holding strong for 2019. Explore nontraditional greens and tropical leaves to add a personal flare for your look. Posey Style Bouquets We love big bouquets that make a statement but there is another voice speaking up for the Posey style smaller bouquet for not only bridesmaids but the Bride as well. New Color Trends Color is on the climb as soft lavenders and plum purple hues compete to replace some blush ❀ Read the full article →

Fall Wedding Florals at Emerson Ballroom

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.Venue: Emerson BallroomPhotographer: Amber PhiniseeHair & Makeup: Intensify by PatienceCake: Lisa Mae Bake ShoppeFlowers: Southern Florals & DrapesRentals – Plates/Dinner Set: @RentalConceptsllcFarm Tables: Macon Tent RentalsLinens: @StylishLinensBar/Chef: @macontentrentals @EmersonBallroom / HotPlates Restaurant GroupBride: @preludeljw Groom: @allmotor95 Tux: @houseofhinesformalwearDress & Jewelry: @carriesbridalcollectionmacon

Erkia & Matt – Spring Wedding Georgia

If you’re looking for some spring wedding inspiration? Look no further! So I kinda want to jump right into the pictures, as they speak for themselves so I’ll make this short so you can get right to the good stuff. We were so honored to be a part of Erika & Matt Steptoe special day and help them bring their vision to life! I’d had the privilege of attending Intrigue Teaches the week before of the wedding, and was able to draw on the amazing input and creativity I gleaned from the course to bring these fairytale wedding florals to life. So Without further ado… check out the pictures! Photographer: Ashah Photography Ceremony Venue: Pierce Chapel at Wesleyan – Tamara Hawkins Day of wedding planner: Tracy Latimer Wheeler Reception Venue: Anderson Hall at Wesleyan Hair & Makeup: Tyler Lively 40 Volume Salon & Spa Florist: Southern Florals & Drapes Catering: Aramark ❀ Read the full article →

Kate & Matt Brankley – Fall Wedding in Macon, Georgia

We absolutely love everything about Kate & Matt’s Fall wedding! With everything that makes the season special, from pumpkins and mums to rich fall colors and twinkle lights, this fall wedding was pure magic. Photo Cred: Ashah Photography Venue: River Forest Golf Club / Healy Point Country Club Florist: Southern Florals & Drapes Planner/Coordinator: Two Friends Events DJ: Legacy Events 119 Cakes: MV KAYK’s Hair: Joe Heath A Hair Sensation Makeup: Simply Nicole I. Makeup Studios

Morgan & Ben’s Fall Wedding

Morgan & Ben’s fall wedding was everything we love about vintage garden chic, and with a literary twist, it was a dream! Hosted at The Estate at Stone Creek, this intimate lodge ceremony was full of family, friends, and laughter. Photographer: Roya Ann Miller Photography Venue: The Estate at Stone Creek

Get More Out of Your Georgia Garden With These 5 Spring Gardening Tips

Are you in the full spring fever mode, clearing your flower beds, trimming hedges, and planning new planting areas? If so, the following tips are for you! Don’t worry, this isn’t another ‘clean your beds and mulch’ post, we know you know how to do that –  these simple gardening secrets can help take your landscape to the next level, providing year-round interest for all to enjoy!   Think ahead – Plant For all seasons It’s no secret that spring is the planting season, with garden centers around the country laden with stunning spring blooming varieties like snapdragons, azaleas, and hydrangeas, but it’s important to plan for interest throughout the year. If you are establishing new beds, try to choose a variety of complementing shrubs as a backdrop, to ensure interest throughout the growing season.  These can be complemented with seasonal annuals, such as pansies, impatiens, and mums, for yearlong ❀ Read the full article →

5 Easy to Grow Flowers For Your Georgia Cutting Garden

Few things do more to brighten a living space than a vase, or Mason jar, of fresh cut flowers! Believe it or not incorporating cutting flowers into your garden is actually pretty simple, and  inexpensive. The following list of flowers are not only great for cutting, with firm stems, long lasting blooms, long flowering season, and a wide variety of colors, but they can easily be incorporated into your homes landscape! We’ve done the homework for you, and selected a list of plants that are hardy, heat tolerant, and will provide months of blooms for your home or office!   Zinnias Zinnias are easily the hardest working summer flower! These stunning annuals come in a huge selection of colors, from deep reds to white and pink. They also  bloom throughout the entire growing season until the first frost hits – giving you a source of fresh flowers for months! With ❀ Read the full article →

25 Wedding Drapery Ideas For Your Georgia Wedding

If you’re looking for a way to add an extra ‘Wow’ factor to your wedding or reception, Delicately decadent drapes, swaths of luxurious fabric, and magical lighting might be exactly what you need! Draping has seen a huge comeback in recent years, with luxurious drapery softening edges, complementing elements, creating vertical interest, and adding a luxurious air to the ceremony, or reception. Check out some if these stunning ways you can use drapery for your wedding or event!   Wedding Ceremony Drapery Ideas     Reception & Event Drapery Drapes can help create an intimate space for your reception party, jazz up the dance area, or create vertical accents creating an unforgettable feel.   Create An Entrance! Drapery can create a jaw-dropping entrance to your reception or ceremony, transporting your guests into your dream event.      

Let’s Talk Foliage – Wedding Foliage Trends in 2017

Eucalyptus Table Runner - Wedding Florist

Lush greenery and a wide variety in foliage are one of 2017’s wedding trends we can’t get enough of! With so many stunning varieties available, providing a huge range of textures, colors, configurations and looks – this trend is one we hope is here to stay! Check out some of the up and coming wedding greenery looks, trends and uses that are taking the wedding world by storm in 2017. Let’s talk greens! Get to know your wedding foliage Before we get into some of the unique and breathtaking ways you can use foliage in your wedding décor, let’s talk leaves – after all, that’s what it’s all about! Strong architectural leaves – think silver dollar eucalyptus, Salal, and Magnolia – are some of the most popular foliage options, and a growing trend this year. Their attention-grabbing size, strong lines, and rich colors add a modern touch to other popular ❀ Read the full article →

Wedding Budgets For Modern Brides

One of the most common misconceptions about wedding planning, is the idea that there is only one way to properly plan your budget, with specific percentages allotted to specific aspects of the event – catering, attire, flowers, venue, etc. But is there really a wrong way to plan and budget for your dream wedding, or is the notion that there is only one way to skin the proverbial cat old fashioned and outdated? Not shockingly, the answer is simple – there is no wrong way for you to budget for your wedding, and no one should feel forced to follow traditional budgeting guidelines if they don’t take into account the aspects of the wedding that you value the most. Step Out of the Mold As more brides step away from the old-fashioned ideas about wedding budget, and follow their gut, spending their budget on what they feel will make them ❀ Read the full article →