Choosing flowers that are locally grown and in season will guarantee you the best quality and lowest price tag for your wedding day. Here in Utah we are lucky to experience all four seasons and surprisingly there are plenty of varieties to choose from all year long.
Best Spring Blooms
Spring is all about new beginnings so what better time to get married. Spring brides usually have the best options of blooms in season. Spring months include March April and May. Spring flowers are evoke bright and cheerful colors. Most spring flowers are known for their sweet, light, and lovely fragrance so are perfect for corsages and bridal bouquets. Flowers in bloom for spring include the peony, tulip, lily of the valley, garden rose, hyacinth, stock, freesia, sweet peas, and many more.
Best Summer Blooms
Summer weddings are romantic and carefree. They are defined by sunny skies, clear skies, and invigorating scents. The summer months include June, which is the most popular month to get married, July and August and are all perfect for out door weddings. Summer time is a time for over grown bright greens, buttery yellows, and electrifying purples. In season blooms for summer include the phalaenopsis orchid, freesia, poppy, rose, hydrangeas, snapdragon, and much more.
Best Fall Blooms
Summer has come to an end, rich reds, deep browns, fiery oranges and yellows are taking over. Autumn foliage and decor such as branches, oak leaves, acorns, crab apples mixed with season flowers are the centerpieces of fall wedding floral. In bloom flowers for fall include, dahlia, cock's comb, yarrow, rose, golden rayed lily, dried greenery, figs, and more.
Best Winter Blooms
Brides getting married often worry about the floral options, but there is nothing to worry about because there are tons of lovely and festive options available. Winter floral is all about deep reds, rich greens, and antique whites. These three colors can be accented with gold, silver and even hues of blush. Winter wedding colors and floral are glamorous, delicate, and classic. Winter floral blooms include the amaryllis, carnation, star of Bethlehem, gardenia, poinsettia, lambs ear, pine cones, and so much more.
Every bride wants to feel stunning and stand out on their wedding day and with the never ending list of things to do makeup is the last thing you want to worry about. From the subtle smoky eye to a glowing complexion nailing bridal glam isn’t as easy as it looks. It can be hard trying to find a balance of what will look good in pictures and what will look good in real life, but no worries, I’ve rounded up some of the best Utah based wedding makeup artist that will snatch you for your big day.
1. Peyton War
2. Alexa Kait
3. Marisa Rose
4. Emma Engilman
5. Chandi Featherstone
6. Trevor Butler
7. Jessica Craig
Flowers are wedding tradition, they are a must. You will have multiple bouquets, boutonnieres and decor to plan, but where do you begin? Where should you go? First and foremost, before ANYTHING, sit down and create a budget. Usually couples spend around 8% of their wedding budget on flowers. Once you create a budget you can now begin to gather information. This is important before meeting with a florist to make the process run more smoothly. Consider things like your color scheme, what flowers are in bloom during your wedding season, how much certain flowers cost, and find inspiration on Pinterest or social media. Now you are ready to meet with a florist! Here are my top 10 picks for Utah based wedding florist.
1. Bloom by Madison
2. Breezy Floral
3. Foxglove Flowers & Gifts
4. Leuca Floral
5. Bloomique Flower Studio
6. The Veranda
7. The Potting Shed
8. Campus Floral
9. Wright Flower Company
10. Bushel and a Peck Floral
Recycling fashion from past decades is not a new thing. The bridal world is constantly being inspired by the trends from past centuries. Let's go back in time and admire and find inspiration from the different wedding gown styles from the past decades.
This decade was all about an empire silhouettes and natural waistlines. Gowns had long sleeves, veils, and trains. Elaborately detailed fabrics like silk, velvet, and chiffon were draped and embroidered or decorated with intricate beading. As a finishing touch brides added orange blossoms to their sashes.
1930 wedding dresses were inspired by old Hollywood star glamour. Silky satin gowns in pastels, white, ivory, and jewel tones. They added to the style of dresses from the 1920's, making the gowns longer and adding a little sparkle and simplicity for a timeless classic look that is carried into today's modern fashion. The 30's were comfortable and fabulous.
The 90's left big behind in 80's for a more minimalist look. Tight and fitted silhouettes without embellishments of lace and beads. Simple, more straightforward dresses were what was hot. The decade was all about combining glamour with American style. Understated chic was the popular look for brides.
Strapless gowns, pick up skirts, and sashes were sweeping the wedding dress industry and every women wanted one for their special day. Veils were no longer the norm and neither were gloves. Women toped of there look with flowers in their hair or a tiara in on their head. Lace and beading were beginning to make a comeback. Dresses influenced by boho chic and were all about the brides personal style.
Modern brides are making a mark in the bridal world. It is all about pushing the limits, uniqueness, and curve hugging gowns. Gowns are covered in lace, crystals, and textured details, combined with capes and tiaras. Plunging neck lines and colors are the thing. Brides are daring to be different with their wedding day attire. It's all about empowering the woman and looking effortlessly flawless.