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Flowers are an intricate part of every wedding day from the bridal and bridesmaids bouquets to the boutonnieres for the groom and groomsmen to the ceremony decor and reception centerpieces. There are so many different combinations that can be done with flowers to set the perfect mood for your special day, but lately, pink peonies have been blooming just about everywhere, and I love the elegant touch they add to any bouquet. Take a look at these gorgeous shades of pink peonies.

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Jose Villa via Style Me Pretty

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DelbarrMoradi via Wedding Chicks

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BRAEDON PHOTOGRAPHY via Ruffled Blog

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One and Only Paris Photography via Elizabeth Anne Designs

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Kristin Vining via Style Me Pretty

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Simply Bloom Photography, LLC via Style Me Pretty

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Tara Donne via Real Simple

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The Nichols via Elizabeth Anne Designs

Although I adore the Fall and Winter seasons, there is just something about the blossoming of Spring that excites me. One trend that seems to still be blossoming for 2013 is incorporating Peonies into signature touches for your celebration. From bouquets to centerpieces, brides continue to find unique ways to bring this romantic, lush flower into their ceremonies and receptions and I’m totally on board! With so many colors, its so easy to find ways to bring these sweet flowers in on their own or incorporate them into larger pieces. We’ve collected a few examples to inspire you to bring these velvety, sweet flowers into your own special day!

Kathleen Deery Design  –  Lauren Miller DesignsTableArt – Bows and Arrows – CLY CreationRichelle Dante Photography

What do you like most about Peonies? Would you use them in your ceremony? If so, how and why?

Winter is the season for icy colors and soft palettes. But, it’s also the perfect time to introduce hints of color, whether romantic hues or bold colors.

Bouquets are often filled with white flowers (roses, peonies, anemones) with natural elements (succulents, astilbe, baby’s breath, lamb’s ear, tallow berries).

And, sometimes, they feature those bold colors, like red roses, ranunculas, calla lilies, hypericum berries and chrysanthemums.

When picking flowers for your winter bouquet, be sure to work with your florist to find flowers that are in season.  This guarantees a fresher product at a relatively decent price. Use colors that best fit with your overall look and feel. And, don’t be afraid to use rich colors like reds and plums.


row 1: Scott Andrew Studio via Style Me Pretty; Amanda Eaton Photography; Melissa Hayes Photography via Style Me Pretty
row 2: Martha Stewart Weddings; Rountree Flowers via Ritzy Bee
row 3: Nadia D. Photography via Project Wedding
row 4: Jasmine Star via Style Me Pretty; Martha Stewart Weddings; Amanda Eaton Photography
row 4: Carly Mitchell Photography