Tropical Beach Tablescape

Dreaming of a tropical wedding, escape to the beach with this beautiful styled shoot by J Morgan Flowers.  With Afloral faux flowers and tropical leaves you can create a destination wedding paradise.

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After hearing that Preston Bailey (the God of event design) recommend Afloral I was beyond excited when they asked me collaborate with them on a Tropical Beach Tablescape. My imagination ran wild……….living in Florida brides often pick non tropical, as they are surrounded by it on a daily basis.

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I wanted to create a lush tablescape that almost housed the guests for a warm, home-like, intimate feeling. I am not going to lie, I was  both nervous and excited to work with silk, forever blooms!

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Once the box arrived I was IN LOVE!! They are so realistic and my excitement took over.

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I started with a wooden structure that we made from 1 ½ inch wood from home depot and corner brackets. After staining the wood I added Curly Willow branches using wire. Then the fun began!! Starting with the yummy Monstera leaves,  Anthuriums,  and then the Phalaenopsis Orchids.

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Once on site at the exclusive Tideline Resort in Palm Beach, I added the final decorations to the inside of the structure. A bed of monstera leaves,  lanterns of various heights, pineapple candle holders (the sign for hospitality), Chinese Fir Root orbs, touches of  greenery, and of course more orchids!!

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Hotel guests were coming up and were in awe of what we had created in just a matter of minutes, asking if they could eat lunch at the table!

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Now I have the forever flower bug and have already used them in other photo shoots!! 

Photographer: Claudia Rios Photography | Florist: J Morgan Flowers | Flowers: Afloral.com | Planner: Busy Bee’s Weddings & Events | Tux Shop: Tux Shop Palm Beach | Lighting: Illumene | Dress: Brittany Burns Bridal | Linens: Atlas Party Rentals | Invitations: Paper and Lace | Ring: BRP Luxury | Venue: Tideline Ocean Resort & Spa | Videographer: Lotus7 Films