Transform Your Wedding Into an Enchanted Garden

Guest Blogger: Leila Lewis
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Spring wedding season is in full swing and summer is quickly approaching! A romantic garden wedding theme is the perfect way to incorporate all the beautiful florals that this time of year has to offer. Here, we've gathered some of our favorite tips on how to bring your dream vision to life.

The Ceremony:

1. Create a unique, one-of-a-kind entrance with a petal-strewn aisle:

petal aisle
Photo Credit: Jessica Schmitt Photography / Event Design: Jove Meyer Events 

2. Add lush greenery and a few choice blooms to the arch or chuppah to lend a garden-y oasis feel to your ceremony. Plus, it makes for beautiful photos!

wedding chuppah
Photo Credit: Krista Mason Photography

The Details:

3. Use mini vases filled with flowers to create a memorable escort card display. That way, guests can take a piece of your garden home with them! 

flower escort cards
Photo Credit: Tyler Vu / Event Design: Charmed Events Group

4. For a magical effect, incorporate smaller flower arrangements into unexpected areas, like this vintage armoire:

garden wedding
Photo Credit: Jeremy Lawson Photography / Event Design: SQN Events

5. Add greenery and florals to your chandeliers to really give your space an overgrown garden feel:

garden wedding
Photo Credit: Annabella Charles Photography / Florals: The Garden District

6. Have your bakery create beautiful sugar flowers for your cake to tie in some edible floral elements:

garden wedding cake
Photo Credit and Cake Design: A Wish and A Whisk

The Location:

7. A wide open outdoor space will really make your floral elements pop and give the illusion of actually being in a garden.

garden wedding
Photo Credit: Paper Antler

The Tablescape:

8. Deconstructed vases, full floral garlands or loose flowers and greenery down your tables will add to the secret garden feel:

garden wedding
Photo Credit: Jen Kroll Photography / Event Design: A Day In May Events

garden wedding
Photo Credit: Vallentyne Photography / Event Design: Couture Events

garden wedding
Photo Credit: Mosca Studio / Event Design: Luxe Event Productions

9. And don't be afraid to add tiny flowers to votives to tie all the floral elements together!

garden wedding
Photo Credit: Kaua Photography / Event Design by Belle Destination Events


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