Simple DIY Colorado Mountain Wedding

Melissa Thornton (Bride) Golden, CO
In order to be able to afford the beautiful Colorado wedding that we wanted, with a gorgeous mountain view, Ryan and I decided to DIY the majority of our wedding. We knew it wasn't an easy task but since we had to pay for everything ourselves, we took on the challenge. I was considering hiring a florist until I received a quote that I knew was out of our price range. Then I just happened to see a pin about DIY wedding flowers on Pinterest and it listed as a wholesale florist. My mom has some experience in floral design but it had been a long time. I asked that my family arrive a few days early so that my mom could help me with the flowers. Then I scoured your website and looked ... at all the lovely choices you have. I designed the flower recipe myself and placed my order. Although, it was scary at first, my mom and I had a good time arranging flowers together. Our flowers were so beautiful! We got a ton of compliments about how gorgeous everything was. Ryan and I couldn't be happier with how our wedding turned out and the best part is our flowers cost just $300!! You can't beat wedding flowers for that price! Thank you FiftyFlowers! Show more
Flowers by Me and my Mom

Flowers Used for Melissa Thornton's Arrangements

El Aleli Purple Flower ( 6 bunches or 60 stems )

Used for: Bridal Bouquet, Other

These were a beautiful flower but, they seemed really stressed when we got them. We only used a few in my bouquet and toss bouquet because of it. These don't hold up very well in the heat, so be cautious. FiftyFlowers recommend that I receive these two days prior, I would order so they arrive one day prior. We would've been able to use more if we had received them the day before the wedding.

Used for: Centerpieces , Bridal Bouquet, Other

Used for bridal bouquet, toss bouquet, and centerpieces. There were so many we didn't even use them all! Beautiful and still looked good two weeks after receiving them!

Purpleberry Carnation Bulk Flower ( 2 bunches, 50 stems Allow 4 business days for delivery )

Used for: Centerpieces , Bridal Bouquet, Corsages, Boutonnieres, Other

Beautiful color although a little more pink than in the pictures. These are very hardy and had barely opened up, in fact we had to kinda open them with our fingers. Made for simple yet beautiful boutonnieres that held up really well. I typically don't care for carnations but I've changed my mind after having these.

BlueBerry Fresh Cut Rose ( 25 Roses, Allow 4 Business days for delivery )

Used for: Centerpieces , Bridal Bouquet, Corsages, Other

Beautiful color and they really draw your attention. I do recommend these but, FiftyFlowers suggested that I receive these three days prior instead of two like I had wanted. I wish I would've stuck with two days before because they had opened up, almost too much. We still made them work and they were gorgeous! Used them in my bouquet, toss bouquet, a corsage, and little arrangements for guests book table, cake table, in the bathrooms, and on the bar.


Silent Expressions Photography of Wheat Ridge, Colorado
David's Bridal and Colorado Wedding Alterations
Mount Vernon Country Club
Men's Warehouse and Colorado Wedding Alterations
Kevin Snow (friend)