Citrus-Inspired Color Palette & Decor

Citrus-Inspired Color Palette & Decor - FiftyFlowers

Now that the Spring thaw has officially begun, I’ve been turning my focus more and more to bright, sunny color palettes and the embellishments that go along with them. I’m admittedly a total sucker for fruit accents in floral arrangements, so it’s no surprise that I’ve been really drawn to the growing trend of citrus-inspired…

{Video} Flower Care – Roses

FiftyFlowers - Flower Care for Roses

Note: Look like you only have 12 roses in the bunch? Flip it over and count the stems! (The roses are packed in staggered layers to protect the blooms.) You Will Need: Plastic 5 gallon bucket Floral shears (scissors are also helpful for removing some of the packaging, but not entirely necessary) Gardening or work gloves…

Brightly Colored Spring Bouquet Breakdown

Brightly Colored Spring Bouquet Breakdown - FiftyFlowers

Each season has a unique element about it that we love! Whether it is the beautiful scenery of the fall leaves changing, or the cozy winter nights by a crackling fire, but there is just something about the spring that makes it extra special! Maybe it’s the significance, it’s a season full of renewal and…

DIY Flower Supply Checklist

DIY Flower Supply Checklist - FiftyFlowers

If you’re planning on DIYing your wedding flowers, choosing your flowers and greenery is only half the battle. Once your order is placed, it’s never too soon to get yourself prepared for their arrival! Scroll on for a comprehensive checklist of what you will want to have on hand when your flowers arrive…   Processing…

{Guest Post} How to Make Your Centerpieces “POP!”

How to Make Your Centerpieces "POP!"

We’re excited to stop by the FiftyFlowers blog today to share one of our favorite tips for centerpieces–spotlights! Centerpiece spotlights are the perfect way to show off your beautiful florals and give them a “wow” factor. The best part is that centerpiece lighting is quick and easy, with no experience required! We’ll share everything you…

Featured FiftyFlowers Review: Truly Perfect Flowers For A Perfect Day!

Featured FiftyFlowers Review: Truly Perfect Flowers For A Perfect Day!

“Truly Perfect Flowers for a Perfect Day” Bride: Brittany             Location: Austin, MN         Date: August 12th, 2016 Wholesale flowers ordered: White Lisianthus (5 bunches), True White Garden Roses (36 stems), Pink Antique Garden Roses (72 stems), Eucalyptus Wedding DIY Greenery Box (small pack), Pinky Peach Stock (6 bunches), Feverfew Daisy (5 bunches), Shell Pink Cabbage…

2017 Wedding Flower Trend: Into the Jungle

2017 Flower Trend - Into the Jungle

Next up on our review of the 2017 Flower Trends Forecast, the rainforest-inspired Into the Jungle! From the International Floral Distributors’ write-up on the trend: “Into the jungle contains exotic textured prints and patterns encompassed by brilliant muted tones of jungle hues that voice a passionate call for the wild. The allure of this refreshing,…

{Guest Post} Three Ways to Weave Flowers Into Your Ceremony

How to Incorporate Flowers in Your Ceremony

As a long-time officiant and celebrant, I firmly believe that a powerful, personalized ceremony is the best launch for an amazing wedding celebration. And folding flowers into the ceremony is a great way to give it a unique, creative dimension.  I’m happy to offer a handful of my favorite ways to weave flowers into your…

2017 Wedding Flower Trend: Force of Nature

2017 Floral Trend - Forces of Nature

If you’re planning a 2017 wedding and are looking to capture an “earthy” feel, that descriptor has taken on a much broader definition! The floral trend we’re focusing on today is appropriately called Force of Nature, which ties in elements of sky and sea and blends them with what you might think of as more…

Velvet Wedding Accents

Velvet Wedding Accents - FiftyFlowers

One sophisticated trend that I’ve been noticing more and more of (and have slowly been collecting up inspiration photos) is adding little pops of velvet to your wedding details–and I gotta say, I’m completely loving it! Whether it’s just a subtle boutonniere ribbon or bridal shoes, or all-out luxurious like the groom’s jacket or a giant…

Real Wedding: New Haven Black Tie Affair

Real Wedding from FiftyFlowers

Striking a balance between elegance and whimsy isn’t particularly easy, and may not always work, but this newly married couple did a perfect job of marrying these two opposing design styles–especially in their floral arrangements! Opting for classic wedding staples like Roses and Hydrangeas, and pairing them with boldly-hued Ranunculus and wild, free-form Eucalyptus, strikes the…

10 Centerpieces Ideas with Candles

10 Centerpieces with Candles - FiftyFlowers

A romantic ambiance can be easily achieved through the use of candles. So why not incorporate them in your wedding decor? Candle centerpieces are effortless, simple, and elegant. There are a variety of floral designs you work candles into, whether they are the focal point or used as a complementing accent. Their timeless look makes it…

DIY Bride Inspiration – Zen & Spice Collaboration

FiftyFlowers - DIY Bride Collaboration

Today we’re featuring the hard work of a blogger, Emily of Zen & Spice, whose wedding we provided flowers for! She told us she was going for a “rustic and vintage” theme to go with their venue, an old home from the 1800’s with a large garden behind it. The event’s main colors were blush, royal…

Trend On the Rise: Brunch Weddings

Brunch Wedding Inspiration - FiftyFlowers

If you’re looking for a way to keep your wedding budget in check, but you still want to host a memorable event, then a brunch wedding might be just the right fit for you! Vendors tend to offer price cuts for events that don’t take place during the highly coveted evening-to-nighttime slot, which can save…

Monochromatic Green Bouquet Breakdown

FiftyFlowers - Greenery Bouquet Breakdown

I’ve actually had this bouquet image saved on my computer for a while now with the intention of turning it into a bouquet breakdown, and then I realized that considering the 2017 Pantone Color of the Year (Greenery!) the time had come! What stuck me about this particular arrangement was that the combination they used is…

{Styled Shoot} Soft Romantic Bridal Look

Soft Romantic Bridal Look Styled Shoot with FiftyFlowers

Eucalyptus and pastel Garden Roses are undeniably a match made in romantic wedding heaven! The classic ruffled petal look of Garden Roses plays perfectly off of the wild, unstructured feel of mixed Eucalyptus. Leona Morelock (the shoot’s stylist) completed the look with textural Astilbe, Amaranthus, and Thistle.   What they used: Blush Pink Astilbe (70 stems),…

DIY Air Plant Wall Hanging

Design Master DIY Project - FiftyFlowers

We teamed up with Design Master to share this project–a DIY hanging mini pallet with Air Plants! Use their easy-to-blend TintIT® colors (which you can find at your local craft supply store, like Michaels), you can create an ombre color grid for a unique wall hanging. Just tuck a few Air Plants behind the slats, and voilà! SUPPLIES LIST Design…

Featured FiftyFlowers Review: Fall Greenpoint Loft Wedding

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“Fall Greenpoint Loft Wedding” Bride: Megan             Location: Brooklyn, NY         Date: October 21st, 2016 Wholesale flowers ordered: Italian Ruscus Greens (10 bunches), Silver Dollar Eucalyptus Greens (40 bunches), Seeded Eucalyptus Greens (15 bunches), Burgundy Berry Dahlia (75 stems), Red Hanging Amaranthus (8 bunches), Creamy Ivory Peony Rose (72 stems), White Cloud Spray Garden Roses (8 bunches), Quick…

Wedding Color Palette Inspiration: Shades of Purple

FiftyFlowers - Shades of Purple & Berry Wedding Inspiration

If you’re looking to add a regal feel to your wedding, purple is the clear and classic choice–and with good reason! Shades of purple bring a richness that’s unmatched by other colors, and can be brightened up with some pops of berry. At FiftyFlowers, we love this color combination so much that we have an entire section on…

6 Clever Ways to Cut Costs While Wedding Planning

Budget-Friendly Wedding Planning - FiftyFlowers

Creating a wedding budget you can stick to is one of the first and most important steps in your journey to the altar. Couples often spend thousands of dollars to celebrate the big event — in 2015 the average cost of a wedding was $32,641, according to The Knot 2015 Real Weddings Study. Many couples…

Flower Spotlight: Snapdragons

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Today I decided to gear a post towards those who are planning ahead, and focus on a popular flower for Spring weddings! Snapdragons are an elegant choice for adding height and texture to an arrangement, and (as you’ll see below) are more than capable of standing on their own in a bouquet or centerpiece. Find them here,…

DIY Wreath Decoration Tutorial

FiftyFlowers - DIY Wreath Decoration

Fresh wreaths are a quick and super easy way to decorate anything from a door to a chair back to an archway or just about anywhere else that needs a bit of extra decoration. Though they are all ready to go right out of the box, you can easily add in some floral accents to…

Real Wedding: Chic Green & White Arrangements

FiftyFlowers Real Wedding: Chic Green & White Arrangements

Keeping an event’s color palette simple gives you a lot of room to play with textures and patterns, which is perfectly illustrated by this DIY wedding! All of the flower arrangements were kept to crisp white and green, accented by the bridesmaids’ mix-and-match navy blue dresses, and though there are really only three colors present throughout, the…

Bright Idea: Lantern Floral Arrangements

FiftyFlowers - Lantern Flower Arrangements

Today I’m highlighting (eh? get it? because they’re lanterns??) a chic wedding trend that has been all over my favorite blogs and Pinterest boards for a few months now–floral arrangements featuring lanterns! Whether you choose affix your flowers to the top, stick a block of floral foam at the center, or just use a lantern to fill the middle of a circular…

Winter Bouquet Inspiration

FiftyFlowers - Winter Bouquet Inspiration

Every season allows you to personalize your flowers and the best thing about winter is all of the holiday colors, earthy tones, and pinecones! Not to mention all of the bold lip colors, faux fur coats, and ethereal flower crowns that the season allows for. Winter is truly romantic and enchanting! Scroll through some gorgeous…

Fun and Creative Wedding Ideas

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With the customized, DIY spirit alive and well in the wedding industry, I thought I’d take a moment to highlight some particularly fun and creative things that I’ve come across around the web. Scroll on to get inspired!   This couple used their thumbprints to create a heart shape, enlarged it, then used it as…

Boho Festival-Inspired Child’s Birthday Party

Boho Child's Birthday Party - FiftyFlowers

Though this is in fact a birthday party in which the guest of honor is still in single digits, you would really not be able to tell based on the decor! Lexi of Glitter Inc. put together an incredibly chic, fun, whimsical party for her little lady’s 2nd birthday and we had the opportunity to…

Fresh Ideas for Winter Favorites

FiftyFlowers - Fresh Ideas for Winter Favorites

As Thanksgiving draws nearer and nearer, I know that (like every year) winter will be here sooner than I know it. In preparation for that, I put together a little roundup of some wintry flowers and greenery! These are mostly pretty classic choices, though I tried to gather up some unexpected and non-traditional examples to keep…

We’re Wild About These Wreaths!

Wild About Wreaths

Wreaths are a wonderful DIY decoration! They make decorating a snap, plus, there are so many great ways to use them… Welcome guests into your home, spruce up an empty wall, lay on the table for an instant centerpiece, or even use a wreath as a super chic seating chart! Using clothespins, just pin name cards right to the wreath! Works…

Purpleberry Cascading Bouquet Breakdown

Cascading Bouquet Breakdown - FiftyFlowers

Time for another bouquet breakdown! I came across this arrangement a while back and what struck me about it was the way that the color palette was so well balanced. The use of deep, dark, rich burgundy and purple were nicely countered by the lighter colored greenery and pops of filler flowers that they chose to include. This look…

10 Flower Walls to Make Your Photos Pop!

FiftyFlowers - 10 Flower Walls to Make Your Photos Pop!

Flower wall backdrops have soared in popularity ever since Kim Kardashian and Kanye West said, “I do” in front of two gorgeous flower walls. You know, the 20 foot walls full of gorgeous all-white roses, peonies, and tuberose? It is no surprise that this quickly became a trend and ’til this day is still very…

Featured FiftyFlowers Review: Colorful Massachusetts Wedding

Featured FiftyFlowers Review: Colorful Massachusetts Wedding

“Colorful Massachusetts Wedding (Great Experience!)” Bride: Hillery             Location: Amherst, MA         Date: July 2nd, 2016 Wholesale flowers ordered: Biedermeier White and Pink Sweetheart Garden Rose (50 stems), Maiden Hair Fern (6 bunches), Honeybee David Austin Beatrice Garden Rose (36 stems), White Astilbe (50 stems), Lush Garden Romance DIY Flower Combo (small…

New Ready to Go Centerpieces, Just in Time for the Holidays!

New Ready to Go Centerpieces

The Holidays are stressful enough, so keep things Easy with our New Ready to Go Centerpieces! These hand-made centerpieces are filled with fresh and festive flowers and greens, placed in a base of OASIS Floral Foam, and finished with clear and decorative wrap tied on with ribbon. Simply take them out of the box and place them on…

{Guest Post} Hacks For Hosting a Better Party – Part 2!

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Following up with even more party planning and preparation tips to make you a less stressed, more efficient host! You can check out Part 1 here to ensure that you don’t miss any of their super helpful tips and tricks! You can also see the full post from Fix.com by clicking here. The Week of the Party…

Navy Blue, Peach, and Gold Wedding Inspiration

Peach, Navy & Gold Wedding Inspiration - FiftyFlowers

When it comes to color palettes, opting for a pastel color paired with a dark color and adding in some metallics is a safe bet for success. One such winning combination is peach and navy with pops of gold. Dark blue can be a tricky color to find in nature (though there are some notable exceptions like…

Colorful Boho Wedding Inspiration

FiftyFlowers - Colorful Boho Wedding Inspiration

The only thing that could make the effortlessly chic Bohemian wedding theme even more appealing is adding in a heavy dose of color! I’ve seen lots of gorgeous examples of greenery-heavy Boho Chic affairs, and even still, the kaleidoscopic version of this look still steals my heart every time. Check out some beautifully unkempt examples below,…

Save on Fresh Flowers for Thanksgiving!

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Thanksgiving is just right around the corner… we are officially less than a month away. So now’s the time to order fresh flowers for your table, for a lovely hostess gift, or just because fresh flowers are awesome and can add happiness to your home!                    …

Cascading Bouquet Inspiration

FiftyFlowers - Cascading Bouquet Inspiration

As you may have noticed if you popped by our Supplies section, we’ve added a whole bunch of new products in there including Oasis foam Bouquet Holders, which are THE go-to product if you want to create a cascading bouquet! So in light of this, I decided to do a little round up of some of my…

{Video} DIY Tutorial: Mixed Eucalyptus Bouquet

FiftyFlowers - DIY Eucalyptus Bouquet

The look of cascading, bohemian eucalyptus has become a staple in all wedding arrangements, and bouquets are absolutely no exception!  Check out this tutorial video to see how we created one using some mixed greenery packs that we got into the FiftyFlowers office, plus you can scroll down to see the breakdown of supplies and step-by-step instructions! You…

{Guest Post} Hacks For Hosting a Better Party – Part 1!

FiftyFlowers Guest Post - Party Planning Hacks

Preparing to Host a Better Party – Hacks that Will Make You a Less Stressed, More Efficient Host Throwing a party can be stressful, and often the stress doesn’t fully set in until the party has begun and you are dealing with a handful of situations at once. Welcoming your guests is all about anticipating their…

Glorious Green Garlands! Order Now and Save!

Fresh Green Garlands

Garlands are great for DIY decor, adding instant freshness and lush texture wherever you place them! And although they become more popular around the Holidays, we also are seeing more and more DIY Brides use garlands for Altar, Chuppah, Aisle and Table Decor!                        …

Real Wedding: Snowy Ohio Wedding

Snowy Ohio Wedding - FiftyFlowers

As much as I’m already missing the warm summer weather, one thing I do look forward to in these colder months is the influx of gorgeous wintry wedding photos! So, to get the inspiration going, here are some photos from a frosty February wedding in Ohio last year (which featured flowers from FiftyFlowers, of course!) Here’s what…

Flower Spotlight: Lisianthus

FiftyFlowers Lisianthus

It is time to shine a spotlight on Lisianthus because they are definitely an underrated flower! Lisianthus are long-stemmed flowers with 2 to 6 budding blooms per flower. Their mixture of full blooms and almond-shaped buds add the perfect amount of texture and romance to any arrangement. They are also great for boutonnieres and corsages! Although…

Orange you Glad it’s Fall?!

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October is the month of pumpkins, so we thought it would be the perfect time to have a Sale on some Bold and Bright Orange Blooms! Use these Orange Flowers for a Fall wedding, to add some cheer around your home, or to fill up your pumpkin and make a festive pumpkin arrangement!          …

Boho Chic Styled Shoot

Boho Chic Styled Shoot with Flowers from FiftyFlowers

From the moment we received the inspiration photos for this shoot from Vlad of Radion Photography, I have been itching to see the final product. And I must say, the photos even exceeded my expectations! A perfectly boho chic bridal look–complete with gilded headpiece from AnnaMarguerite and off-the-shoulder lace gown from Daughters of Simone–with a cascading…

Agriflor Flower Show

FiftyFlowers goes to Agriflor

As you might’ve seen on our Facebook page, a few members of the Boise FiftyFlowers team traveled down to Quito, Ecuador to visit some of our partner farms and attend the Agriflor international flower show! Definitely take a minute to check out the photo albums we posted showing our farm visits, it was eye-opening to see everything…

Multicolored Bridesmaid Bouquet Breakdown

Multicolored Bridesmaid Bouquet Breakdown

Choosing the floral color palette for your wedding can certainly be tricky, there are just so many great options to choose from! However, there are some pretty great examples out there of couples who decided to forego this decision entirely, and incorporate lots of different shades into their arrangements, and today I’ll be featuring a bouquet…

Save on these Best Selling and Top Rated Flowers

Best Selling and Top Rated Flowers

These Best Selling and Top Rated Products are perfect for creating beautiful bouquets, gorgeous centerpieces and show-stopping arrangements! And because our previous Brides loved them, we know you will too! This week, choose from Ivory White Hydrangeas (With 43 Customer Reviews and a 5 Star Rating…I’d say this is a show-stopping favorite!), Silver Dollar Eucalyptus (which…