DIY: 4th of July-Themed Centerpiece

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Can you believe the 4th of July is right around the corner?! It’s not too late to get into the spirt! I came across this patriotic-themed table centerpiece designed by Jonathan Fong from eHow and thought it’d be a fun DIY project to share with you all. A craft idea such as this, is a great way to add patriotic flair to…

Sunflowers for Summer Weddings

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Today’s inspiration comes from the sunny weather we’re having here in Idaho! Sunflowers are recognized for its vibrant color and its natural beauty. They symbolize loyalty, faith and adoration, which make them the perfect addition to your floral arrangements. If you’re looking for flowers that can withstand the summer heat then look no further. These hardy blooms have…

Shades of Pink Bridesmaid Bouquet Breakdown

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Happy National Pink Day! I decided to celebrate today with a bouquet breakdown full of shades of pink. This too is another Pinterest favorite and it is also a personal favorite! The bridesmaid bouquet below features sought-after flowers such as peonies, garden roses and ranunculus. Deciding on a color palette can be a tough task so sometimes…

Featured FiftyFlowers Review: Romantic Perfection!

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“Romantic Perfection!“ Bride: Laurel Mandel    Location: Norfolk, CT   Date: May 13th, 2017 Wholesale flowers ordered: White Ranunculus (100 stems), Snapdragon Bicolor Light Pink and White (100 stems), Eucalyptus Wedding DIY Greenery Box (extra large pack), Peachy Watermelon Ranunculus (100 stems), Whimsical Garden Rose Sample Pack, Light Pink Lisianthus and David Austin Rose Peach Juliet Ausgameson (72 stems). White roses and…

Staff Picks for Summer!

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With Summer officially here, we thought it would be the perfect time to share some staff picks for this ☀️  time of year! So read on to see some favorites from around the FiftyFlowers office… See our full selection of bold and beautiful Dahlias here!     Kalanchoe comes in several shades of pink as well…

10 Hot Summer Bouquets

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It’s officially Summer! After what seemed like a never-ending Winter, the warm weather is refreshing and here at FiftyFlowers, we are excited for Summer bouquets! Summer brings about a world of possibilities, from brightly colored Peonies to soft, pastel Dahlias and Roses! Whatever your theme, there is no shortage of beautiful blooms to make your…

Wax Flowers 101

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Did you know Wax Flowers contain oil glands? These flowers often give off an enjoyable aroma when crushed. Cool, huh?! Wax flowers have needle-like foliage, which are very similar to tea tree. They have a bell-shaped bloom and multiple blooms per stem, which makes them the perfect filler flower. Wax Flower is not only beautiful but…

Fresh Boho Bridal Bouquet Breakdown

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I am obsessing over this loose and unstructured bridal bouquet! I traced this bouquet back to Borrowed & Blue where the bride’s wedding was featured. Originally, I was looking for garland inspiration, but when I was browsing through her photos I fell in love with her arrangement! Everything about this bouquet is beautiful and fit…

Featured FiftyFlowers Review: Michala & Noah’s Texas Wedding

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It is always a treat when photographers share their photos with us that feature our flowers! Jon and Lauren Wickersheim are a husband and wife duo who specialize in wedding and portrait photography. We couldn’t wait to see the photos when they told us they’d share their gallery with us! On Thursday, May 11th, 2017 Michala and…

10 Things To Consider When Hiring a Wedding Photographer

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Your perfect wedding photographer will capture memories that will last a lifetime. Choose the wrong photographer, though, and you could end up with images that lack emotion, focus on the wrong angles or—even worse—miss the most amazing moments!  Make sure your wedding is captured with the most dynamic high-quality images and that no special moment…

Baby Shower Arrangement Ideas

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Celebrating the coming of a new baby is such a special and exciting time! We wanted to take a minute to highlight some great DIY options if you’re looking to have fresh flowers at your baby shower or celebration. There are so many great options whether you have a specific theme or just want some…

Fruit and Floral Centerpiece Ideas

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Backyard party season is just around the corner! Looking to add a little flare to your outdoor party this summer? I’ll let you in on a secret, using fruit in your floral centerpieces will create a warm summer vibrancy to your backyard. There are many ways to incorporate various types of fruit— from melons to…

National Best Friends Day!

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Being that it is National Rose Month and today is National Best Friends Day it is only fitting that I highlight our cheerful yellow roses, which represent joy, caring and friendship! What better way to celebrate today than by gifting your best friend fresh meaningful flowers?! Although we should always show a little love to our dearest friends, today’s…

Fresh Floral Wedding Garters

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Where did the sexiest parts of weddings go? Don’t get me wrong, modern weddings exemplify the creativity of brides and grooms with stunning visuals, unconventional themes, and extraordinarily unique ideas that both expand and break conventions. Couples willingly stray from traditions to create new and unique ambiences, in order to have their special day be just…

Gorgeous Ways to Use Garlands in your Wedding

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By now, we all know greenery is one of 2017’s biggest trends. Brides are walking down the isle holding lush green-only bouquets and their decor is no exception.  Garlands and wreaths are no longer strictly used during the holiday season. They’ve become quite popular, which comes as no surprise because they’re fabulous regardless of the season or…

Lavender Centerpiece Breakdown

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Today on the blog, we are breaking down another Pinterest favorite. What’s not to love about this centerpiece? It’s full of traditional flowers such as roses, mixed in with unique trendy flowers like, succulents. Succulents make the perfect floral accent to an arrangement. They’re easy to maintain and long-lasting. Although I’d have to say, the best…

Budget Saver: DIY Combo Packs

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For this week’s ‘Budget Saver,’ we are focusing on our DIY Combo Packs! With a wide variety of flower and color combinations, you’re sure to find the perfect pack. Check out some of our best selling DIY Combo packs below!  First up is our greenery packs! With “greenery” named Pantone’s wedding color of the year,…

DIY Bridal Shower Centerpiece and Gift Guide

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Happy Wedding Season! As we dive into summer, brides are busy planning and prepping for their big day! Of course, with weddings comes bridal showers so when Adore Me reached out and shared their Bridal Shower Gift Guide we were eager to share! We also thought it would be a great time to reintroduce this gorgeous cascading centerpiece,…

Flower Spotlight: Scabiosa Pods

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I’ll be the first to admit I wasn’t a huge fan of Scabiosa Pods when I was first introduced to them. They’re definitely not your typical flower, but after doing a quick Pinterest search on Scabiosa Pod bouquets, I quickly became a fan! Sometimes certain flowers on their own may not look appealing, but once they’re…

Trend Alert: Floral Anklets

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Boho brides beware!!!!! You may be prone to falling in love with this new trend! Considering your love for flower crowns, I’m not surprised that copycat trends exist. Think about it! The popularity of floral accessories has absolutely skyrocketed since its resurgence in the mid-2010’s. Though they have historically been a popular symbol of love and…

Featured FiftyFlowers Review: Emerald Military Wedding

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Today, I am highlighting this gorgeous barn wedding! I am in love with the emerald bridesmaid dresses, the woodsy backdrop, the bride’s dress and of course, the flowers! I am always amazed by the creativity and the personalized details couples incorporate in their wedding. The bride used our premium Snow White Table Centerpieces in her bouquet, bridesmaid…

Flower Spotlight: Kalanchoe

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One thing people love about succulents is that they are long-lasting and easy to care for! Well, now you can have the beauty and color of fresh cut flowers with the simplicity and longevity of succulents! This week we are highlighting Kalanchoe! As part of the succulent family, Kalanchoe brings the best of both worlds…

Floral Collars and Crowns for your Four Legged Friends

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Fuzzy, furry, and…flowery? While some may see a pet at such an elegant event as a wedding as a degradation of tradition and a whirlpool of problems waiting to happen, I say that EVERY loved one should be part of your special day, whether they have two legs or four! Inherently, dogs are absolutely beautiful animals. Graceful,…

Kids at Weddings 101

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As if wedding planning wasn’t hard enough, some couples also agonise over whether to invite the kids or not. This infographic from The Wedding Band Shop takes you through what to keep in mind if you’re inviting the kids, and if you’re not. Remember that it is entirely your decision, so don’t stress about it…

Styled Shoot: Roses and Eucalyptus Table Runner

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For this in-house styled shoot, we decided create a super cute (DIY friendly) table runner! Perfect for a bridal shower, wedding reception, baby shower or just about any occasion. We used our trusty wooden table as the base of this gorgeous DIY garland. We started by laying strands of Baby Eucalyptus Greenery down the center of the table. A…

Top 10 Flowers for Outdoor Weddings

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Anybody else as sick of winter as I am? Walking outside first thing this morning, as baby birds chirped pleasantly and sunshine filtered through buds of viridian leaves, left a special impression of delight upon me. The same kind of delight that makes summer weddings extra-special. Whether it’s a destination wedding on a romantic beach in Grenada, or…

FiftyFlowers Claim Process

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Ordering your wedding flowers online can be a stressful experience. What if your flowers don’t show up? What if they arrive dead? Or the wrong color? Don’t worry, we’ve shipped thousands of boxes of flowers and our claim rate is less than 1%! However, we are working with a perishable product and mistakes can be…

DIY Pomander Hangers

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Does anybody care about tradition for the sake of tradition anymore? Well, I know my crazy Italian grandmother does, but that’s a story for a different time. While tradition still exists and the classics are always temperate and gorgeous, people tend to have…ingenuity when it comes to weddings nowadays. So it shouldn’t scare anyone off when I say…

Maui Inspired Styled Shoot

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Sometimes all you need is a beautiful setting to inspire your wedding theme and flowers. The styled shoot we’re featuring today, took place at the Hotel Wailea in Maui, Hawaii. Both the hotel and the island were the inspiration for this shoot. The island’s tropical flair and its vibrant colors really showed through the flowers, tablescape and…

DIY Mimosa Bar

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Who says mimosas are only enjoyed at brunch? The best thing about a mimosa is that champagne is extremely versatile and can be paired with just about any flavor. If you are having a themed wedding, adding props or cute toppings such as cotton candy or flowers can make all the difference. Shari’s Berries prepared…

Colorful Bouquet Breakdown

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Much as I love looking at thousands of bouquets to break down for all of you on Pinterest, it’s more than a little exciting to break down bouquets sent in from brides. Sent in last week, this bouquet creates a tender femininity without diminishing the dramatics. Corals, oranges, and yellows warm things up, while the soft…

Top Color Schemes of 2017

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Deciding on a color palette can be tough, so when The Black Tux, shared these color scheme trends with us we had to share it with you all! Sometimes all you need to do is create your own inspiration or find inspirational graphics such as the ones below to get the ball rollin’. We hope these color scheme graphics makes…

Flower Spotlight: Thistle

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When I think of Thistle, I immediately think of the word texture because that is exactly what it adds to floral arrangements. Thistle is a unique flower with spiky texture throughout the leaves and a snowflake-shaped bloom with a cone center. It has multiple laterals which feature about 2-5 blooms per stem. Within each lateral the bloom size…

Real Wedding: Spring Alaska Wedding

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One of the many perks of having your ceremony and/or reception outside is the stunning natural setting. In this case, Eric and Shayla said their “i dos” in Seward, Alaska and the backdrop was to die for! The snow-y white mountains mixed in with luscious trees was really all that was needed for a breath-taking scenery.…

Floral Hoop Arrangements

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The flower crown trend is still going strong so it comes as no surprise that brides are gravitating towards floral hoops!  A floral hoop is essentially a miniature wreath decorated with greenery and beautiful blooms. Both metal and twig hoops seem to be popular and are both very versatile. If you’re a bride-to-be who wants to steer away from a traditional bouquet then…

Budget Saver: Wholesale Centerpieces

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Want fresh flowers at your wedding or event but aren’t sure your budget will allow? Think again! Here at FiftyFlowers we have several amazing budget saving deals! This week, we’re focusing on Wholesale Centerpieces! These pre-made arrangements are not only ready to use, they offer more bang for your buck! The variety of flowers that…

Types of Bouquets

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A question I get way too often: Should I know what type of bouquet I want before I order my flowers? Yes. Yes. YES!!!!!!! Reality is, multitudes of bouquet types exist, each with their own little quirks and character traits; the key is just finding the one that works best with the ambience you’re trying to create and…

DIY Floral Chandelier

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Floral Chandeliers are all over Pinterest! I am always amazed by the creativity in floral design. These floral chandeliers are so unique and fun. It really takes your decor to the next level! A chandelier such as the one shown below, can be used as an accent to your decor or as a statement piece. The great…

Sweet Floral Cake Ideas

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Sugar flowers are great and all, but I will admit I prefer fresh flowers instead! Plus if you have flowers left over, why not use them on your cake? While browsing Pinterest, I came across a ton of beautiful wedding cakes decorated with fresh blooms such as roses, garden roses, ranunculus and more. Greenery was also a…

Trend Alert: Teapot Arrangements

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With “Vintage” and “Antique” wedding trends still going strong, we are seeing quite a few brides changing it up and turning down the traditional square or round vases. Things like mason jars have been popular for some time, but recently the trend appears to be changing direction towards nontraditional arrangements featuring teapots and teacups!  These adorable…

DIY Simple Orchid Centerpieces

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Tropical arrangements are making a comeback this year and I LOVE it because the flowers and greenery are so fun to arrange with! For today’s tutorial, I used Cymbidium Orchids to create these simple tropical arrangements. Before we jump in, I wanted to mention I used two different types of vases, both look great on…

Monochromatic Purple Bouquet Breakdown

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“Favorite” is an unfair word when you browse flowers on Pinterest. The first ten minutes cause sensory overload, and suddenly you have a thousand arrangements and color schemes ready for your event. Every other day I find myself with a new favorite flower, or some new swoon-worthy arrangement that makes my inner bride scream with…

10 Ways to Use Cheerful Billy Balls

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Craspedia, also known as billy balls, are gum ball shaped flowers supported by long, thin stems. Believe it or not, yellow is its natural color. If yellow isn’t your color, we also offer tinted billy balls and an assortment pack, which are fun and unique. (Our assortment pack reminds me of the balloons from the Disney movie, UP.) Billy balls can…

Mother’s Day Brunch Inspiration

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What better way to celebrate the women in your life than by hosting Sunday brunch? If you’re like me and look for any excuse to get together, Mother’s day is a great opportunity! Whether you’re celebrating with family or friends, there are tons of exciting and unique ideas for decorations, food and, of course, flowers!…

5 Fun Ways to Recycle Your Wedding Flowers and Floral Supplies

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It’s undeniable that fresh flowers—filling your ceremony and reception room with the scent of a newly picked garden—can completely transform an event space. But the moments after the reception are often some of the trickiest to coordinate, and so an abundance of DIY flowers and decorations have the potential to create additional hurdles. Considering a…

Herbs: A Twist on Greenery

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You might be wondering how herbs could possibly be used as wedding flowers, but it is definitely possible and incredibly beautiful! Not only is this look gorgeous and simple, it is easier on the wallet than a larger flower order and has truly unlimited potential. Herbs will also add a lovely scent to your wedding…

5 Things To Do Before Meeting with Wedding Vendors!

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You’re newly engaged (congratulations!), excited and probably eager to get the ball rolling. It’s important to enjoy the wedding planning process, including meeting and booking your wedding vendors! So, in order to make the planning process a little easier, I listed 5 tips every bride-to-be should do before meeting with vendors. I hope this helps! Do…

Carnation Comeback!

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I have a confession to make: I used to be one of those people who wasn’t a huge fan of carnations. When I attended Brigham Young University-Idaho, I was given carnations to learn the basics of designing. We got to practice with them A LOT, but once we moved on to, what I thought, were more fun…

Tropical Trend: Monstera Leaves

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Greenery has been very popular this year, especially tropical greenery! Today, I am highlighting one of the many tropical greens we offer, Monstera Leaves! Monstera comes from the latin word for, “monstrous,” which fits perfectly considering these leaves can get pretty large! Our Monstera comes in a green glossy color and has natural holes throughout its laterals.…