Bridal Show Bouquet

These snapshots are of one of the bouquets we took to the St. Louis Bride Magazine show at the Chase. It featured lilacs, mini callas and peonies with orchids and spray roses in a updated version of a traditional cascade. We wrapped the stems with pearl beads for an extra vintage touch. The bouquet had a lovely scent and showcased the soft textures of spring. 🙂

All Tied Up

A simple way to add flair and personal touches to your bouquets is to choose a unique wrap. Sometimes, a fancy ribbon or special pins can really add a lot. This is a black satin under a patterned green and black ribbon. Navy satin wrap lines the lace of this bouquet. Damask print ribbon accented the linen for the reception at this wedding. Criss-crossing ribbon is also popular. You can either criss-cross the ribbon directly on the stems as shown …