Inspiration from the Oscars

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 Adam Levine’s wife, Behati Prinsloo, gown made the color of the year, Marsala, come to life. This dress was absolutely stunning. The colors were also inspiration for this table.

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For those that love this color combination, the table can be used for a romantic night out or at your wedding reception.

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Don’t  be afraid of color; after all what would life be like without it!

Color of the Year

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Have you chosen your colors????

Well this years Pantone’s color of the year is Marsala.

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Pantone describes it as “A naturally robust and earthy wine red, Marsala enriches our minds, bodies and souls.”   This is a great color for romance now.

For those that do not prefer red, there are designer that are interpreting marsala for a dusty mauve.  Enjoy the color of the year.

How sweet the sound

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Ok so it is not does not make any noise but it does have a beautiful shape. And it makes a statement in any room. This famous flower is the calla lily.

There are two main types: miniature and standard. Calla lilies means magnificent and beauty. They are more expensive than your standard rose but only a few are needed to make a statement.

These beauties come in a variety of colors including white, green, yellow, orange, purple, and pink.

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These wonderful flowers bloom in the spring but are available all year around. Hope you enjoy.

For Your Perfect Lover

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Tulips…

Who doesn’t love their shape and if you have some time, you will see the way they move.  The are elegant without saying too much.

The tulip have different categories.  Popular tulip types are stand, french, fringed, and parrot.  These perfect lovers are readily available during the spring but you can also get them in the early fall and winter.  Standard tulips cost less than french, parrot or fringed tulips. However, the cost of these flowers will be less during the spring than at any other time.

Standard Tulip

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French Tulip

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Fringed Tulip

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Parrot Tulip

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The variation in color makes this flower a great choice for weddings or any event. Tulips come in white, lavender, purple, pink, magenta, red, peach, orange, yellow, green and bicolor/variegated.

The meaning of tulips are fame or perfect lover (John Henry).

  • White – I have waited long
  • Purple – undying love
  • Yellow- Hopeless love; perfect love; There is sunshine in your eyes
  • Red – Declaration of love
  • Pink – Caring
  • Variegated – beautiful eyes and enchantment.

If this describes your significant other, this may be the flower for you.

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Popular flowers for wedding

According to the Knot, the most popular flowers for weddings are:

  • Roses
  • Tulip
  • Calla Lilies
  • Lily of the Valley
  • Hydrangeas
  • Peonies
  • Ranunculus
  • Stephanotis
  • Sweet Peas
  • Gardenias

In upcoming post we will discuss color options, meaning, seasonality and etc…..