Making fairytale weddings come true.

Feathery Plumes of Flowers



For a different take on the conventional wedding bouquet, this arrangement perfectly adds delicacy and softness to your wedding attire. Native to mountain ravines and woodland in Asia and North America, some Astilbe species are known as ‘false goat’s beard’. The flowers have a strong and pleasant aroma.

DIY Floral Napkin Ring & Place Card


Flowers and weddings go hand in hand—and there’s plenty of ways to incorporate blooms into your décor beyond bouquets and centerpieces. These fresh floral napkin rings will help guests find their seats at your reception by doubling as place cards!

Materials: Steel rings, scissors, floral tape, fresh flowers (showcased here are spray roses, solidago, billy balls, aster and greenery), string or twine, and craft glue.


Step 1: Prep your flowers by removing any excess leaves from the stem. Cut the stems down to 1 to 2 inches. Gently remove any wilting petals from the spray roses as well.


Step 2: Beginning with the greenery, attach a spring to the steel ring using floral tape. Start at the end of the stem and wrap it around the steel ring to about 1/2 inch up the stem. Stretch the tape as you are wrapping it around the ring to activate the adhesive quality of the tape. Tip: look for natural curves in the stems of the flowers and greenery and follow those curves when attaching the steel ring. This will help keep your design in line with the circular shape of the ring.


Step 3: Continue this process with the other flowers on hand, again attaching each stem to the ring with floral tape.


Step 4: Finish the napkin ring by adding additional greenery around the remainder of the ring (including the bottom half) using floral tape. Cover any areas that have exposed tape with small bits of greenery and a dab of glue.

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Step 5: Attach small nameplates to each napkin ring with string. Nameplates can be made very easily with a home printer and 1/2″ circle punch.


Step 6: The finished product!


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The Belle and the Beau Freestyle Bow Ties



Seafoam, coral, peach and mint mixed with check, houndstooth, gingham, polka dot and stripes creates a pretty palette for a Spring or Summer wedding. Adding style and extraordinaire to your man and his groomsmen, these 100% cotton freestyle bow ties are available in coral check, mint check, seafoam houndstooth, blush houndstooth, coral gingham, coral polka dot, plaid seersucker, mint stripe, coral stripe and coral houndstooth from The Belle and the Beau on Etsy.

Garland Getaway Car


The colour of the year for 2014 is Radiant Orchid. A beautiful harmony of fuchsia and purple with pink undertones, inspires confidence and emanates great joy and love. In addition to the colour of the year, brides are loving vintage and natural colours such as creamy ivory, blush pink, pale yellow and soft peach. Lush flowers such as the Peony, Garden Roses and Ranunculus are what brides want, so anything that is going to create that romantic look. Greenery is big to create movement and interest. Loops of grasses, hanging Amaranthus or Ivy, greens that create that “wild”, carefree, loose look. Garlands are also big, either as a part of a lush centrepiece, hanging around the ceremony space, or even decorating the back of the car! This is a beautiful garland created by Fifty Flowers.


Pretty Tattoos



Love tattoos, but changing your mind often? How about tattoorising just on your wedding day? This beautiful Rifle Paper Co. + Tattly temporary tattoos are free at their NY Now booth (7417) and coming soon for you to buy.

Vera Wang’s Pink Fall 2014 Bridal Collection

Look 1: Petal strapless silk mermaid gown with organic flower detail accented by tulle hand draping and cascading bias cut silk organza flanges.



Look 2: Petal strapless silk organza ball gown with hand draped bodice accented by organic flower, grosgrain shoulder strap and peony faille blossom.

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Look 3: Petal strapless silk ball gown with hand draped tulle bodice and organic flower detail accented by silk organza ruffles.

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Look 4: Petal strapless silk gazaar ball gown with hand draped bodice accented by exposed corset neckline and peony organic pleated flower.

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Look 5: Rose strapless silk ball gown with hand applique Chantilly lace bodice, grosgrain bows and draped skirt accented by crystal pleated tulle detail.

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Look 6:  Rose strapless silk sweetheart mermaid gown with hand draped tulle detail accented by circle cluster lace and floral beaded embroidery.

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Look 7: Rose strapless silk ball gown with hand draped tulle bodice accented by vermicelli beading at neckline and skirt with floral beaded embroidery.

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Look 8: Coral strapless circle cluster and butterfly lace ball gown with tumbled tulle accented by organic flower detail and floral beaded embroidery.

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Look 9: Coral strapless silk mermaid gown with organza flange detail accented by faille blossom, pleated organza and floral beaded embroidery.

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Look 10: Coral strapless hand pleated silk faille and honeycomb tulle mermaid gown with horse hair ribbons, organic flower detail and floral beaded embroidery. Coral underlay with hand applique Chantilly lace and floral beaded embroidery.

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Look 11: Coral strapless silk ball gown with hand applique Chantilly lace, gauze draping and floral beaded embroidery.

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Look 12: Coral strapless chiffon mermaid gown with alternating pleat bodice, organic flower detail and pleated tier skirt.

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Look 13: Peony strapless faille ball gown with hand draped bodice, open back detail, faille blossom and floral beaded embroidery.

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Look 14: Peony strapless faille sweetheart mermaid gown with double bow back detail and floral beaded embroidery.

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Look 15: Peony strapless faille ball gown with hand draped bodice and coral floral beaded embroidery.

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“Look how flattering is it on all skin types,” Vera Wang said of the various shades of pink.

Inspired by classic films such as Funny Face, where an entire scene is dedicated to ‘thinking pink’ for summer dresses, and Marilyn Monroe’s Schiaparelli pink gown in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Vera Wang forwent any hint of white her wedding dresses. Her collection featured vibrant hues of petal, rose, coral and peony – with large flower details to match.

Instead she worked soft layers of rose-coloured floral appliqués and intricate vermicelli beading in both voluminous and slinky silhouettes – many of them strapless.

A petal strapless silk mermaid gown with organic flower detail accented by tulle and cascading silk organza flanges opened the show, while a peony strapless faille ball draped bodice and coral floral beaded embroidery closed the collection.

Jewelled Nouveau Bouquet Cuff

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This stunning piece is soft, light and comfortable to wear, and will be part of your family jewellery collection forever. Swarovski crystal, silver plated, 7 1/2″ in length, 4 1/4″ across the center, magnetic clasps. Designed by Margaret Rowe. Available from

Pretty Bridal Shower Invitation

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This pretty bridal shower invitation was designed by Nicole Ziegler. To view the rest of her wedding stationery and ceremony, view her Behance site here.

White Wedding


Made wholly out of Lego, Japanese artist Rie Hosokai constructed this wedding dress to be part of the World Heritage Exhibit “Piece of Peace” in Tokyo this year.

Here’s how Hosokai explains the meaning behind the piece: There is fear in that we are all different from one another, but that is also the gateway to self-consciousness. Self-consciousness was once whole, but in the modern trend where all things whole get broken down, it too is about to get deconstructed. For that reason, people now seek to reconstruct their consciousness by extending it onto others. Through this process of extension, we have learned to unravel things down to their basic elements. We are succeeding at digging up new knowledge of what it is we all share. This knowledge that bonds different people together seems to appear suddenly, but in reality it is already coded into our planet, our universe. We construct things from the most basic building blocks. What are we to discover from this process?” – Text by Arata Sasaki

Blake Lively & Ryan Reynolds Wedding

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Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds are no strangers to a sea of cameras aimed at them. But when they decided to marry, they wanted to celebrate in privacy – and in style. And while they remain protective of images of them on their most heartfelt occasion, they graciously allowed Martha Stewart Weddings share pictures of the elements they created together.

Here’s a sneak peek of the couple’s wedding invitation, bouquet, cake and sweets spread.

For more detail on this beautiful wedding, visit


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