Flowers

More and more couples are saying “I do” to getting married in the wilderness in lieu of traditional venues. The key to nailing a forest setting as the backdrop to your bridals or nuptials is enhancing the natural beauty of your surroundings–as captured here by Kayla Swayze–while adding pops of color or texture that provide contrast. Kendall, of The Foxy Flora,...
The warm, organic lines and colors in the landscape offer the perfect contrast for the intricate lace detailing on the Raw + Golden gowns. Then–because western wedding inspiration is about more than just the perfect cowboy hat–Wild Escape Florals offers a pop of color in the form of jewel-toned florals.  Vendors... Photographer: Tiffany Cito Photography | @tiffanycitophotography Cake: Sweet Temptations by Rashi | @sweet_temptations_by_rashi Florist: Wild...

Lady in Red

While many of us think of white when it comes to wedding dresses, red has been the color of choice for centuries. Red tones from scarlet to vermilion can pack a punch on your wedding day and are known across the world for bringing good luck and happiness–two things we are all looking for on our big day. This shoot...
The Location... Tunnel Springs Park "The slight rolling of the hills creates an undeniable dimension and depth against the wide open sky," says photographer, Angela Marie. "When the sun hits it just right, you can even spot subtle reflections of The Great Salt Lake from certain angles! All these natural elements come together to create a truly majestic location that promotes...
Vendors... Photography: Rachel Jensen | @rachsummerphoto Hats: Gigi Pip | @gigipip Florist: Claras Floral Company | @clarasfloralco Model: Tia | @tia.bloom
Photos by: Kate Osborne Photography The Gatherist's design in this stylized shoot is a lesson in push-and-pull from top to bottom. Ember's floor-to-ceiling windows–paned in iron–provide bright, natural light and create shadows along the concrete floor that photographer, Kate Osborne uses to create depth. And, the simplicity of the space compliments the classic silhouette of the Jann Marie Bridal shift gown. Finally, to top it all off,...
The arrangement pictured above captures the exuberance of a garden, explains Pam Olson, whose Native Flower Company is the go-to shop for those seeking one-of-a-kind floral designs, lush centerpieces and sophisticated, nature-inspired bouquets. Clients range from brides and CEOs to hostesses, event planners and those celebrating life’s special moments. So what’s the secret behind creating this lavish arrangement? “It has...
Abby Bengtzen, owner of Forever La Fleur on turning floral arrangements into pressed flower keepsakes. Abby Bengtzen, owner and operator of Forever La Fleur, first started pressing flowers alongside her grandmother. In the summer months, the two would go out into the garden and create homemade bouquets before returning home to press them into cards and wall decor.  These special moments...
Against all odds, Artisan Bloom's new brick-and-mortar opened during COVID-19.  Luckily, Kellie Jackstein is no stranger to running a successful floral business. For 20 years, she's been making a splash at luxury venues with her signature lush blossoms, dramatic ceiling treatments, romantic tablescapes and petal-carpeted aisles. It's no wonder that two years ago, Jackstien was outgrowing her workshop and began...
Good morning from the desert. A gentle light creeps over the dry earth. Pinks, blues, oranges and greens blur the skyline. Stop, breathe. This is it. These are the hues your wedding bouquet is waiting for. Photographer Heather Nan gathers her favorite florists for a day of floral fun at the Natural History Museum of Utah. “Finally, color is coming...