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Featured FiftyFlowers Review: Fall Greenpoint Loft Wedding

written by Katie January 16, 2017

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 Sand Cream Roses (75 stems).

What they created: 1 bridal bouquet, 4 bridesmaids’ bouquets, 7 boutonnieres, 20 centerpieces, and 10 other arrangements!

Scroll on for some stunning shots from Unique Lapin Photography

Featured FiftyFlowers Review: Fall Greenpoint Loft Wedding

From the bride: “Getting married in the Greenpoint Loft was a no-brainer. We live a few blocks away, it had the perfect aesthetic for our tastes, and allowed us to build the whole wedding from the ground up. It is a totally blank slate. I have a good amount of floral design experience, as does my sister, so I decided right away that I would do all of the flowers for my wedding. Using FiftyFlowers was such a blessing. Even though I live nearby the NYC flower district, carving out the time in the days before the wedding to go there would have been incredibly stressful and I am SO happy I decided to order instead! We got many of the flowers three days before the wedding and I used a bunch of buckets (from Home Depot) to prep them and get them hydrated. We had an issue with the very important silver dollar eucalyptus getting lost in the mail, so we didn’t get that until the day before. Luckily, they arrived in great shape and really did not need to be prepped at all. We used one box to make the garland, wreaths, bouquets and boutonnieres, and then saved the other box for day-of decorating such as laying on the tables and placing in our mini bottle arrangements. I had the help of my sister, three friends, and some of the catering staff to get it all done during wedding day set-up and it turned out so great! It was so nice to have control of how everything turned out and it was also a HUGE money-saver to order from FiftyFlowers. We would have easily spent at least 4 to 5x as much using a florist.

Vendors Used

Wedding Dress – BHLDN

Groom’s Attire – Proper Suit

Catering – Jay Astafa Catering

Music – Joey Contrada

Venue – Greenpoint Loft

 

To see Megan’s flower ratings, comments about her flowers, and even more beautiful photos, click here!

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