Put a Bloom on It

Fresh ideas for the wedding florals

A flower can turn a drab room lively, or lush, or playful. It brings the outside to indoor spaces, which can be a popular choice for sit-down dinners or evening cocktail soirées. Joie de Vivre shares some colorful ideas from weddings held at its hotels.

Playful in paradise

A raised metal vase stands adorned with hanging crystals. At the summit are punchy yellow lilies and white hydrangeas, with the unusually vibrant touch of lemons in a glass vase (the fruit also helps flowers stay fresh). The placard welcomes people to the wedding luau.

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The glamour of black and white

A white carnation ball on a glossy black pomander gave the couple the glamorous black-and-white color palette they wanted.

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A touch of the wild

The wooden mini planters are artfully arranged using a mix of wildflowers. The tiny blooms and intriguing foliage showcase the beauty of the outdoors for a rustic-chic wedding.

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The modern vintage

It doesn’t get more romantic than blush-hued roses on vintage silver trays. The bud “vases”—à la tree stumps—lend a garden ambiance to a couple who subbed a birdcage for a wedding-card holder.

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The showstopper

The humble baby’s breath becomes a showstopper when paired with an elegant, candelabra-style vase, dripping with baby baby breaths, double the fun.

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Warming up the room

Red roses and deep pink orchids pair beautifully with gold, bringing warmth and elegance to brick walls. Love-lies-bleeding, aka hanging amaranth, is a sultry addition.

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The romantic

Driftwood studded with white peonies, carnations, and roses, then offset with silver and green foliage, is the territory of the modern romantic.

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