Nicole and Stephen – June 2013

Congratulations to Nicole and Stephen!

You two had such beautiful weather on your wedding day!

Venue: Congress Hall – Cape May, NJ

Photographer: Artwork Photography

Wedding Planner: Michelle Scanzano – All Things Beautiful

 

The men's boutonnieres included white garden tea roses and silver grey pods to accent.

The men’s boutonnieres included white garden tea roses and silver grey pods to accent.

 

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Nicole's bouquet included garden roses, garden tea roses, hydrangea and peonies.

Nicole’s bouquet included garden roses, garden tea roses, hydrangea and peonies.

 

Sara & Harry – June 2013

A big congratulations to Sara and Harry!  We wish you all the best!

Photographer: M2 Photography – A big thank you to Melissa McManus for providing their beautiful photos!

Venue: Trump National Golf Club – Pine Hill, NJ

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Nicole requested very pale peach tones, ivory/white and pops of coral shades. Her bouquet included roses, calla lilies, japonica, and small tufts of foliage to accent.

 

Philadelphia Wedding Photography

Philadelphia Wedding Photography

Philadelphia Wedding Photography

Philadelphia Wedding Photography

Harry wore a calla lily boutonniere while his best man and groomsmen wore rose boutonnieres.

 

Philadelphia Wedding Photography

Philadelphia Wedding Photography

Philadelphia Wedding Photography

Philadelphia Wedding Photography

Sara’s petite toss bouquet!

Philadelphia Wedding Photography

Philadelphia Wedding Photography

We created tall centerpieces with pale yellow, lime green, oranges, and pale pink using viburnum, hydrangea, roses, lisianthus and other seasonal blooms. We paired these tall arrangements with low lush arrangements to match.

Philadelphia Wedding Photography

Philadelphia Wedding Photography

For her bridesmaids, Sara chose bright shades of corals and bright greens to accent. The bouquets were made of roses and cymbidium orchids with foliage to finish.

Philadelphia Wedding Photography

Alison & Chris – June 2013

Congratulations to Alison & Chris!  We were delighted to be a part of your special day!  You looked beautiful!

Venue: Belle Voir Manor – Bensalem, PA

Photographer: Laura Leigh Photo

Laura Leigh Photo did such a great job – the photos are gorgeous!!

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Such a lovely couple!

Such a lovely couple!

Alison's bouquet included lush and lovely roses, tea roses, hydrangea and calla lilies.

Alison’s bouquet included lush and lovely roses, tea roses, hydrangea and calla lilies.

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Alison's bridesmaids carried bouquets of white hydrangea, pink roses and pink cymbidium orchids.  They really popped against the black dresses!

Alison’s bridesmaids carried bouquets of white hydrangea, pink roses and pink cymbidium orchids. They really popped against the black dresses!

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Tall centerpieces with hydrangea, peonies, stock, roses and draping ivy accented the tables of the reception hall.

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Diane & Jesse – June 2013

Words cannot express how wonderful it was to work with Diane and Jesse!  We wish you both all the best in your new journey together!!

Venue: The Old Mill – Rose Valley, PA

Photographer: Ron Soliman Photojournalism

Flowers Used: Peonies, Phaleonopsis Orchids, Hydrangea, Succulents, Garden Roses and Tea Roses

Wedding Colors: Hot Pink and Mint

 

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Diane carried a lush bouquet of hot pink peonies with succulents to accent.

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Diane’s ladies carried bouquets of white hydrangea and succulents. Look at how their hot pink shoes pop against the mint dresses! So pretty!

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Jesse was pinned with a hot pink ranunculus boutonniere with eucalyptus accents.

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Below are some of the photos we captured during the wedding setup!

 

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Diane brought these little chicks and green vases to us. Aren’t they super sweet? We filled the vases with blush pink peonies and placed them around the cocktail area.

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Tall, varied height cylinder vases were filled with white phaleonopsis orchids.

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Low, lush arrangements of hydrangea, peonies, tea roses and succulents complimented the mint linens.

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Look at the cute candy table!

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A place card table arrangement with manzanita branches – accented with hydrangea, succulents, and tea roses. Garlands of tea roses and white dendrobium orchids drape from the branches.

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Peonies for Your Wedding

Peonies and garden roses…Oh MY!!! How I love them both!!

You really cannot go wrong with these luscious blooms, full and bold yet feminine and pretty!!

Depending on Season and availability both flowers will create a stunning look for bridal bouquets, bridesmaid’s flowers. Let’s be serious; they are perfect for any floral design for ceremony displays and reception flower decor.

 

Choose your style:  Are you a naturalist at heart? A purist? Or dream of a little glitz?

You will most likely fall into one of these design styles:   vintage, Hollywood glam, modern, simple or English garden.

Once your style is chosen these flowers are flexible and really PEREFCT because you can dress them up with either garden accents, Peony pinkscrystals, rhinestones or designed simply.

 

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Peonies are a bit more delicate.. As all late spring blooms are! In New Jersey and Philadelphia their time to shine is Early June!!  While you can get these flowers in spurts at certain times of the year from Israel and Holland the price will increase. Supply and demand during these off seasons will make them range from $15.00 – $30.00 per stem.  So… If you are a late May or early June bride take advantage of the local gems that are typically priced around $8.00-$12.00 per stem. They are absolutely worth it!!  They remind me of a perfect slice of cake…Delicious!!

 

 

 

Garden Roses: They are a bit sturdier in warmer conditions in contrast to their friend the Peony and can be found throughout most of the year. Their prime time is June thru October!! With and incredible petal count these beauties will give the same look as peonies. Also the upside to using garden roses is they come in beautiful colors – shades of Pink, Reds, bold Yellows, butter yellow, Blush and Ivory. Garden roses are grown mostly in California due to the perfect temperature inland of Southern California.Garden style

If you ever have had the chance to visit a garden rose grower… It’s absolutely stunning!!

 

 

Call us today to discuss garden roses and/or peonies for your wedding day!

(856)547-1090

400 Amherst Road

Audubon, NJ 08106

http://www.leighflorist.com

 

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