All posts tagged: wedding flowers

wedding centerpiece tablescape as seen from above

Wedding Centerpieces We Love

In need of floral centerpiece ideas for your wedding but don’t know where to start? We’ve gone through our favorite Zola weddings in search of the most show-stopping wedding centerpieces for any aesthetic: feminine blooms in shades of blush, rustic-chic vessels, jewel-toned tablescapes, ultra-glamorous towering centerpieces—we’ve got ’em all. Scroll on for major wedding floral and décor inspiration. Bring on the Blush: Pink-Hued Wedding Centerpieces Understated and supremely elegant, a palette of blush, peach, pink, and white has dominated popular wedding décor for a few years now, and it’s not hard to see why. These feminine colors pair wonderfully with metallics Read More

New Orleans bride carrying white parasol and bouquet

How To Figure Out Your New Orleans Wedding Flower Budget

There are plenty of reasons why you’ve chosen to have your wedding in the spirited city of New Orleans: its vibrant culture, lively music, delicious cuisine, beautiful parks and architecture, and the gorgeous French quarter all majorly appeal to Zola couples. If you have browsed some of our favorite New Orleans weddings, then you’ve likely seen the gorgeous flower arrangements that NOLA florists have created. (If you haven’t, trust us when we say these weddings are worth a look—or two). When it comes down to planning your own special event, the question you’ll undoubtedly face is not which flowers will go best Read More

bride standing in forest with white rose floral crown looking down at the ground

The Ultimate Guide To Floral Crowns

If you’ve looked at weddings on the internet, oh, like ever in the last few years, you’ve definitely seen your fair share of this wedding trend. Part hairstyle, part floral design, and all kinds of lovely, can you guess what we’re talking about? Yep, you know it: floral crowns. Brides, bridesmaids, and flower girls the world over have embraced floral crowns as the perfect wedding day accessory. Whether your wedding style is classic and traditional, whimsical and preppy, soft and romantic, or funky and bohemian, there’s a floral crown out there that will perfectly suit your wedding day fashion and the Read More

zinnia flowers in red and hot pink and white in glass vases on top of a wine barrel

Top 10 Tips For DIY Wedding Flowers

Choosing DIY wedding flowers can be a great way to save money on your big day, but let us give one word of caution: this task isn’t for the faint of heart. It takes a lot of work to create all of those centerpieces, bouquets, and boutonnieres that you’ll need for your wedding day, and our guess is that your time is precious. Think you’re up to the task? As anyone will tell you—especially local wedding florists who know the ins and outs of the business—having a solid plan and knowing what you’re getting into are the keys to success. To help you prep, Read More

Rose and peony bouquet with palmetto rose detail

Charleston Wedding Trend: Palmetto Rose Details

Few things are more quintessentially Charleston than palmetto roses, those imperishable flowers woven from the fronds of South Carolina’s state tree. If you’ve ever visited the Holy City, you’ve undoubtedly been approached by a vendor peddling these makeshift blooms, although you may not know their significance. Legend says that during the Civil War, Southern women would make roses from palmetto fronds to give to their sweethearts as they left for the war. The palmetto rose, pinned to the man’s lapel, was supposed to symbolize what Carl Carlton sang about more than one hundred years later: everlasting love. Needless to say, you’ll Read More

floral centerpiece on a wedding reception table shot from above

How To Figure Out Your Charleston Wedding Flower Budget

Bursting at the seams with coastal charm and Southern hospitality, Charleston, South Carolina makes for a blissful location for couples to exchange vows. And what’s a Charleston wedding without custom bouquets full of precious blooms, or sweet floral accents at the ceremony and reception? Believe it or not, it is possible to acquire wedding flowers in Charleston that will blow your mind and not your wallet. To help you save on cash and maximize on the wedding “wow” factor, let’s get up to speed on the overall cost of wedding flowers and how to set your Charleston wedding flower budget. While couples Read More

wedding bouquet of pink and peach roses with dark purple accents and greenery

8 Types of Wedding Bouquets Defined

Until quite recently we didn’t realize the varieties of wedding bouquets out there, which made us think you might not either. Who knew there were so many different kind of wedding bouquets, all with their own names and characteristics? Your bouquet helps convey the style of your wedding—and no matter what style that might be, there is a type of bouquet that’s perfect for you. Do you have an affinity for glitz and glamour, or a natural-minimalist sort of vibe? To assist in your search for the perfect petals for your upcoming wedding, we’re naming the most popular wedding bouquets, detailing their characteristics, Read More

Wedding Florals Q&A with Putnam & Putnam

Wedding flowers are no longer your parents’ wedding flowers. With the growth of the ‘gram, and the modernization of weddings, brides and grooms-to-be are getting unlimited inspiration for their wedding florals. But why should wedding flowers end at the reception? We partnered with Mike and Darroch Putnam of Putnam & Putnam to take wedding themes (rustic, black tie, and boho) to your dining room table. Afterwards, we sat down with Darroch to talk what’s trending in florals. Check out what he has to say about an industry that’s very much in bloom! 1. First and foremost, how’d you two meet Read More

How to Make and Wear A Flower Crown

Here at Zola we love flower crowns. They are beautiful, elegant, and seriously make you feel like a goddess. But if you’re looking to get that chic, whimsical look, you cannot do it with fake flowers and pre-made crowns. Stumped on where to begin? Follow our quick tutorial on how to make the perfect headdress. When to Wear it  When it comes to your wedding, there’s no occasion that’s wrong for a flower crown. Wear it instead of a veil on your big day, or have your bridesmaids rock them at your bachelorette party. Here’s some inspiration for  incorporating this magical look in all of your events. Read More

Friday Faves

Another week, another list of our favorite posts from the blogosphere. It’s time for our Friday Faves – we’ve rounded up some wedding and home styling inspiration to get your weekend started. Homemade Popsicles  A refreshing snack that can be made anyway you like. Just mix your favorite juice with fruit and freeze! For some inspiration to get you started, check out The New Potato’s 20 homemade popsicle recipes here. Genius Uses for Stairway Landings We all struggle to find more space in our homes. Apartment Therapy‘s roundup of inspiring uses for underused stairways gave us some great ideas on how Read More