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Something Blue | Wedding Day Details

Ok, we’ve all heard this little rhyme: “Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue…”

I remember back to when I was getting married, trying to decide how I would incorporate these items into my wedding. My old was lace from my mother’s veil wrapped around the stems of my bridal bouquet. My new was my dress and my borrowed was a beautiful bracelet my best friend had worn on her wedding day the year before. But, my something blue…this one was a little trickier for me. In fact, as I sit here typing, I can’t even remember what my something blue was!

This beautiful “Something Blue” editorial was a fun challenge. As a wedding florist, I actually rarely use blue in my designs. There aren’t that many natural blue flowers, and it simply isn’t a request I get very often. I’m thrilled with how all the design, details, and floral turned out. Jamie Rae Photo did a beautiful job capturing it all the wedding inspiration.

 

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I chose to combine ivories, whites, and greens with the blue tones. I now love blue delphinium, grape hyacinth, and iris!

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I wanted to keep the rest of the table and decor neutral, so the blue would really pop.

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I love the gold tones in the dress from Shop Gossamer. It really added some warmth to the shoot event with the cool, blue tones.

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Vendors: Photography: Jamie Rae Photo|Design/Styling/Floral: Swoon Floral Design | MUAH: Cassandra Kennedy | Invitations: Wedding Paper Divas | Ribbon: Frou Frou Chic | Rentals: Barclay Events | Dress: Shop Gossamer | Veil: Annie Ekstrom Bridal | Ring Box: The Mrs. Box

 

Author: swoonfloraldesign

My name is Kim, I’m a Portland native and the owner and designer of Swoon Floral Design. Being creative has always been a significant part of my life. From a young age I was always looking for something to design, repurpose, and create. With a background in interior design and horticulture, Swoon allows me to combine my passion for flowers and foliage, color, texture, and fabulous spaces by creating one of a kind arrangements for some of the most beautiful events in Oregon. Whether you are drawn to lush garden style arrangements or simple blooms in eclectic bottles, I will ensure each creation reflects your unique style + aesthetic. I work closely with my clients, making sure their wedding or event is the most cherished of occasions. When not playing with beautiful blooms, you can find me spending time with my family and friends, on a hike, checking out local farmers markets, and exploring the Portland "foodie" scene.

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