With all of the different colors and types of flowers to choose from, picking a selection for your ceremony and reception can be difficult. However, just as your wedding menu will typically reflect the time of year you are getting married and the location you are getting married at, those two things will also tend to lend themselves to the rest of your design choices. The most obvious of which being flowers, since each type of bloom is in season at different times of the year. Color trends will also help to guide you in the right direction when making design choices. For all of you spring brides, here’s a quick guide to flowers that are currently in bloom.
Found on blog.myweddingreceptionideas.com
For a broader guide to seasonal flowers for your wedding, click HERE. -Brian
If you don’t have time to load up your home’s exterior with twinkling lights or can’t be bothered with a shedding tree adorned with beautiful bulbs, there’s one easy way to instantly add holiday cheer to your abode: a winter wreath!
What do you think of these lovely blue themed wreaths? How about these wreaths with beautiful bursts of red?
A classic green wreath is always a good choice, too…
If you’re crafty, try stringing leftover bulbs together using some wire or hot-gluing bulbs to a bare wreath (click HERE for a tutorial for the wreath below from http://sharyncarlson.typepad.com):
Another fun idea is spray painting some holly to create a metallic, sparkly wreath:
Wreaths are a great way give a seasonal nod to a holiday and the best part is that they can be hung over a mantle, on a wall or on a door. Do you have a winter wreath you use every year or do you prefer to switch it up? Let me know in the comment section below. -Brian
I’m traveling to and from NYC this week, but I decided to put together a quick post featuring some really stunning seasonal design I’ve seen online.
I hope these ideas inspire you as you decorate your home for Thanksgiving! Send photos of your favorite mantel designs or leave a creative idea for a Thanksgiving dinner place card in the comment section below. -Brian