It’s always such a surprise when a long distance bride contacts me with an interest in discussing wedding flowers. The process is pretty much the same; initial e-mails back and forth, a consultation with the bride & groom, and of course the creation and delivery of the beautiful florals, but it’s all done online (except for the creation and delivery part of course!). I’m not a stranger when it comes to connecting with a bride and her vision via the internet (thank goodness technology has come so far!) and so when Jessica & David contacted me from their Florida home about their Niagara-on-the-lake wedding I was thrilled to be a part of it. The couple and I shared all of our correspondences over Skype & e-mail and even then it was obvious how love-struck they were by one another.
The goal for Jessica & David’s wedding was to create an atmosphere that truly captured their love and shared it with all of their family near and far. They wanted a classic & elegant wedding day that embodied a romantic ambiance; their colours included crisp whites, blush & soft pinks, and touches of navy. Jessica & David’s ceremony took place in the Gallery at the Pillar and Post where the aisles where adorned with light pink & white rose petals, cylinder vases with floating candles, and a white runner that guided the bridal party and loving couple to their places at the front of the room. The couple exchanged their vows surrounded by two gorgeous arrangements resting on top of hurricane vases and pedestals. The bride and her bridesmaids carried elegant bouquets that included a delicate mix of white hydrangeas, lisianthus, ball Dahlia and soft pink & white roses, and each bouquet was finished with a touch of navy blue as we tied a silk ribbon around the stems of bouquets.
The excitement of the day continued at Queen’s Landing, where the newlyweds enjoyed the celebration with their guests in colourful style! Flowing white fabric draped stylishly behind the head table and the entire room was filled with an eye catching pink hue. The guest tables where decorated with centerpieces that combined a mix of low, elegant florals & bud vases with simple, open blooms. Both style of centerpieces included a combination of hydrangea, sweetheart roses, and mums with a touch of bright pink, soft flickering candlelight & mercury glass vases.
It was such a pleasure working with Jessica & David, even if it was a long distance relationship between us! Congratulations on your new journey together! Check out these amazing photographs captured by Margaret Diotalevi of Avenue Photo.