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INSPIRATION – Trends & Ideas

Get inspiration for color trends, wedding themes, and today’s best décor ideas.

Kim’s Burgundy, Cream, and Black Wedding Inspiration Board

Kim writes:
“Hello,

I am getting married 10/9/10. My colors are Burgundy, Cream and Black.

Thank you,
Kim”

Kim, I created your inspiration board using flowers in cream and burgundy with black accents. I love the look of roses and calla lilies together — you could create your bridal bouqeuts with burgundy roses and callas, and add touches of cream to the bridesmaids. Or make them using burgundy roses, cream callas, and burgundy hydrangeas. Wrap the stems with a black ribbon to complete the look. I hope this helps.

Items used to create Kim’s Burgundy, Cream, and Black Wedding Inspiration Board from Afloral.com (clockwise starting at top left):

Cream White Half Opening Rose, Burgundy Hydrangea, Black Satin Ribbon, Black Images Vase, Cream Anemone, Premium Burgundy Open Rose, Cream Calla Lily (coming soon!), Burgundy Real Touch Calla Lily.

Tania’s Guava Pink, Coral, and Champagne Inspiration Board

Tania writes:
“Hi!
I came across your site and fell in love with the prices on your silk flowers!!! I am getting married on May 29, 2010 and I am still struggling with deciding on what flowers will look better for my bridesmaid bouquet and centerpieces. Please help me with picking the right colors and flowers. My wedding colors are Guava, Coral and Champagne. Thank you for your help! I will look forward to seeing what my inspiration board will look like!
Sincerely,
Tania”

Tania, I created your inspiration board with flowers in shades of pink, peach (coral), and champagne. I used roses, peonies, and even an orchid. I love the color combination of pink and peach/coral, and think peonies really look great in theses shades — so romantic. For your wedding arrangements, why not create them using the antique pink and peach peonies, vanilla roses, and orchids as accents. You could even incorporate antique gold pins into the look. I hope this helps give you some ideas!

Bridesmaids dress from David’s Bridal. Items used to create Tania’s Guava Pink, Coral, and Champagne Wedding Inspiration Board from Afloral.com (clockwises starting at top left):

Antique Pink Peony, Gold Triple Pearl Headed Pins, Peach Cream Confetti Rose Bouquet, Ivory Rose Petal Confetti, Light Pink Satin Edge Ribbon, Premium Vanilla Rose, Antique Peach Peony, Champagne Vanda Orchid, Smoked Pink Open Rose.

Joellyn’s Green, Pink, and Black Wedding Inspiration Board

Joellyn writes:
“Hi!
I’m getting married June 6, 2010 and I really like the look of black, bright green and bright pink. I really like orchids and calla lilys but I’m open for whatever looks good. The bridesmaid dresses are going to be black and I’m thinking the bouquets would be mostly green with an accent of pink. Any ideas are greatly appreciated!!

Thanks,
Joellyn”

Joellyn, I love the idea of pairing bright colors with black — so stunning! I created your inspiration board with green flowers, pink flowers, and black accents. I think your bouquets would look gorgeous made up of green ranunculus, pink roses, pink orchids, and green calla lilies. The combination of all these will create a perfect shape and beautiful bouquet. Wrap a black ribbon around the stems for that contrasting look. I hope this helps give you some ideas!

Items used to create Joellyn’s Green, Pink, and Black Wedding Inspiration Board from Afloral.com (clockwise starting at top left):

Green Ranunculus, Watermelon Open Rose, Black Images Vase, Black Garbo Ribbon, Fuchsia Rose Bud, Green Wild Calla Lily, Fuchsia Real Touch Calla Lily, Pink Fuchsia Phalaenopsis Orchid, Green Phalaenopsis Orchid.

Daniella’s Dark Purple and Blue Wedding Inspiration Board

Daniella writes:
“Hi. My wedding is May 8th 2010 and my colors are a dark purple, silver and white. I also wanted to incorporate a cornflower blue. My centerpieces will have for sure clear water beads, purple floralytes, and will be in a 7 1/2 inch glass cylinder vase with a mixture of white and purple rose petals around the vases. I have included a picture of my dress but it will be in white of course.
Thanks, Daniella”

Daniella, I created you inspiration board with purple, white, and hints of light blue. I think your bouquets would look beautiful created with purple and white roses, purple hydrangea, and either blue bluebonnet or light blue hydrangea accents. The light blue makes the whole color palette a lighter softer and more romantic — I love the combination! Add some iridescent bead sprays here and there in your bouquet to bring in the sparkle and wrap the stems with a purple ribbon to complete the look. I hope this helps!

Items used to create Daniella’s Dark Purple and Blue Wedding Inspiration Board from Afloral.com (clockwise starting at top left):

Purple Rose Bud, White Open Rose, Iridescent Bead Sprays, Dark Purple Garbo Ribbon, Premium Hydrangea in Purple, Texas Bluebonnet, Purple Open Rose, Delphinium Blue Hydrangea.

Ann’s Brown, Ivory, and Green Wedding Inspiration Board

Ann writes:
“We would like your help suggesting ideas for a bride’s bouquet, wrist corsages for my attendants and boutonnieres for the groomsmen. We are keeping to a limited budget, but don’t want to look cheap. The attendants and groomsmen are our siblings and we are asking them to mingle with the guests to insure everyone is having a good time so their corsages and boutonnieres will be the only distinction that they are part of the wedding party. We will have six young ladies for flower girls and would like to have hair clips for them.

My colors are chocolate brown, ivory or cream and a sage green. Your website looks great, your phone staff have been most helpful and we look forward to learning your ideas and creating a wonderful look while staying in budget.”

Ann, I created your inspiration board with flowers in brown, ivory, and green. I think adding some peacock feathers would be a beautiful and inexpensive way to jazz up the arrangements. I included a photo of a boutonniere featuring peacock feathers as well as a hair piece — so pretty and will look great in the flower girl’s hair! For the bouquet, why not create it with either brown roses or ranunculus, vanilla cream roses, and green cymbidium orchids. For the corsages, you could make them like the boutonniere shown and simply and an extra flower (the cream rose perhaps). I hope this helps!

Boutonniere photo from The Knot. Feather hairpiece from NevaPlume. Items used to create Ann’s Brown, Ivory, and Green Wedding Inspiration Board from Afloral.com (clockwise starting at top left):

Peacock Feathers, Green Cymbidium Orchid Bouquet, Green Pins, Wired Brown Sheer Ribbon, Cream Phalaenopsis Orchid, Brown Ranunculus, Brown Open Rose, Vanilla Cream Rose.