11 Wedding-Planning Lessons We Learned from Movies

Monday, January 12, 2015 by Jessica Hagy
@ http://www.brides.com

weddingIt might not come as a shocker to you, but around here we love wedding movies. From the romantic throwbacks to the crass comedies, our affection for the wedding-centric runs deep. And while they’ll always be familiar friends to cozy up to, wedding flicks can also be a legitimate source of inspiration for brides-to-be. From décor, to vows, to wedding dress aspirations, cinema can offer some important matrimonial lessons. To start, here are eleven lessons we’ve learned from some of our very favorite flicks.

1. Father of the Bride: Five months is a tight timeline for a wedding — even with an uber fabulous wedding coordinator.

2. Wedding Crashers: Every DJ playlist should include the song “Shout” (preferably played at the end of the evening)

3. Bridesmaids: Don’t eat Brazilian food before your bridal fittings.

4. Sex and the City: A white vintage suit can be bridal (and endlessly chic).

5. Love Actually: Be wary of enlisting friends as your wedding photographer or videographer.

6. The Hangover: Make sure your groom’s bachelor party takes place at least a few weeks in advance of the wedding.

7. My Best Friend’s Wedding: Do not lick that ice sculpture. Nope, don’t test it! We’re serious.

8. Sixteen Candles: Politely decline when someone offers you a muscle relaxer on your wedding day.

9. The Princess Bride: Make sure you approve of your officiant’s, ahem, style of speech, before the wedding takes place.

10. Sweet Home Alabama: Rain on your wedding day? Don’t fret — it’s majorly romantic.

11. When Harry Met Sally: Coconut cake can get soggy. It’s really best keep the sauce on the side.

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English Garden Centerpiece These elegant arrangements made for an August Wedding in Wolfeboro are reminiscent of an English Garden.  A pleasing combination of formality and informality with tastefully planned color schemes as a counterpoint.

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July Weddings 2013

We have been happily busy in July
with many weddings such as the ones shown here.
Thank you Kirstie, Molly and Samantha for letting us share
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Best Wishes for Much Happiness! ~ Linda


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Wedding Flowers Adds Personal Style

You’ve made many of your wedding plans. Booked the date and venue; selected your wedding attire and colors, menu and music.

Now it’s time the think about the flowers for the ceremony and reception.

The flowers and arrangements you choose for your wedding will add your
personal touch and unique style to your special day.

Lakeside Lantern Arrangement

Here are some things to consider.

What is the general theme or feel of your wedding?

Callas & Feathers

Is it formal, country, garden party, backyard BBQ?

County Lodge Reception

Wedding Bouquets

The Bride had a Bright Bouquet to stand out against her gown while the Attendants Bouquets were softer hues.

You may want your
arrangements to match
your color theme
or use a mix of
complementary colors.

Is there a flower you just love and have to have?


We’ll see if it’s in season and budget friendly and also suggest some money saving alternatives.

Size and scale of the pieces should also to be considered.


A large venue will need extra height and bouquets appropriately proportioned for the bride and attendants.

So, how should you proceed in choosing your wedding flowers?
Start with a short list of what you like and come in to discuss with us.

Together with your vision and our expertise,
we’ll create the bouquets and arrangements to reflect your unique style for your Beautiful Wedding.

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For the gardener, bride-to-be and party planner to find links and help in using the flowers and their likeness (in sweets) for their decorating needs.

August Wedding

Bridal BouquetWedding Party FlowersWedding Reception Arrangement

Alexis and Ryan’s Wedding
Hingham, Massachusetts
on a Beautiful Sunny Day!

Alexis, who loves orchids and hydrangea (especially the blue ones), chose slate blue for her bridesmaid dresses so we used green hydrangea accented with blue thistle for their bouquets. .

 

As you can see, the green hydrangea really stood out against the slate blue.

 

 

We added blue and white hydrangea as an introduction to the theme for the wedding reception flowers.

 

 

For table centerpieces, Alexis chose the high/low look which added depth to the high ceiling room. The tall arrangements of dense blue hydrangea combined with green amaranthus were made in clear plastic dishes filled with oasis. These were placed atop 24″-high pilsner glasses filled with green orchid stems and water to reflect the light from the votive candles

Reception Centerpiece

Reception Floral Arrangement
Wedding Cake

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Cake was Decorated with green orchids and blue hydrangea to place against the white icing. The cool colors complimented each other and the table arrangements