White berries are a delicate addition to a bridal bouquet. Peeping out from amongst white or creamy roses, grey or green succulents, fern fronds, they lend a touch of the unusual. Try using the white variety of Snowberry a native of North America, which produces a perfect round white berry on bare stems. Australian Natives
Photo by NK Photography Magnolias are such a stunning flower, with their big blooms and vividly coloured leaves. These very hardy plants produce a delicate looking and fragrant flower that is a delight to the senses when it blooms in the spring. Encased in furry buds that open to a loose looking flower, the magnolia
I’ve featured some really gorgeous bouquets containing Australian natives recently and I’ve also spotted some beautiful ones around the web. So for all the Australian native flower lovers out there, here’s a special roundup post of beautiful Australian native flower wedding bouquets. Beautiful Australian Natives (Photo by Scott Carle Photography) Al & Donna (Photo by
Fern fronds are often not the first thing that springs to mind when you are considering the flowers for your wedding day.But ferns with their sculptural qualities can add a different touch to your floral arrangements and even your cake. On the tables consider a found item of a fallen branch with moss or lichen
Rachel and Mike’s Wedding Hydrangeas are old fashioned flowers often found in our grandmother’s gardens during our childhoods, but becoming more popular today because of their gorgeous colours. In hues of blue, mauve, pink and white with many smaller flowers forming a much larger round ‘mop-head’ they lend themselves to a variety of uses for
White flowers – the picture of purity, softness and simplicity. White daisies in dainty posies or by the armful – what could be fresher? Huge bouquets of white roses in voluptuous arrangements around the reception venue in glass containers. Jasmine in trailing strands in a bouquet will add perfume, and white violets in tiny vases
I’m always on the lookout for beautiful Australian native bouquets so when I stumbled across the wedding of Hans and Anke on photographer Scott Carle’s blog I was thrilled! Not only was the wedding beautiful (the couple wed at sunrise and came all the way from Germany for an Aussie wedding) but I just love
In the language of flowers, carnations mean “divine love” and the carnation is truly a flower I’ve come to love. The old fashion fluffiness, the sweet, soft look to them makes them them an unexpected but brilliant choice for your wedding day. My tip? Stick to one shade and pack them tightly! L-R Real Simple,
Photo by pipwildhead How beautiful it would be to include fresh orange blossoms in your bridal bouquet or bridesmaid’s bouquets! These waxy white flowers which grow in small groups amongst the glossy green leaves of the orange tree have a citrus-y fresh scent which is sure to trail after the bride as she walks down
I love these fresh floral designs from Melbourne based florist Prickly Pear There is something cosy and warm about their arrangements. Their use of hatboxes, cupcakes and gorgeous ribbon makes an ordinary bunch of flowers into something really special.
Peonies are a beautiful flower, one of my favourites!- their fluffiness and limited season makes them a popular choice for many brides and rightfully so. November in Australia brings peony season! (May to June for those in the USA!) Photo from Kate Hill Flowers The peony is named after Paeon, a student of Asclepius who
Arizona photographer Melissa Jill captured this stunning wedding in Fountain Hills, Arizona. I’ve long been a fan of the gorgeous work of Melissa does and was so excited to see the details of this wedding. I get so many questions about using Australian natives in wedding bouquets. While this wedding was shot in Arizona by
I’ve had this photo by Jessica Claire sitting on my desktop for months. (I’m a hoarder, photos live on my desktop for months at a time). Nothing says you have to carry a bouquet of flowers down the aisle. A stunning coloured feather sets off the Maria’s red gown perfectly in this pre wedding shot.
Image via Brad Paris from nymag.com Antony Todd has often been called one of the world’s best interior designers, and we can claim him as our own! Antony now resides in New York styling homes, businesses and fabulous events. Growing up in Melbourne (where it’s said he dropped out of uni!), Antony worked in stage