Wedding trends 2015

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I had the opportunity to tape a wedding trends segment on CTV morning live and had a lovely time with Eleanor Coopsammy.  http://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/ctv-morning-live/2.1032

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A continuing trend from last year and into this year is vintage chic.  Its an elegant and soft color look that has a whimsical feel to it because its not perfectly sculpted.  This bouquet has Alexandra farms pink/white o’hare as well as vitality garden roses, silver brunia, seeded eucalyptus, lisianthus, stock and dendrobium orchids.

http://www.alexandrafarms.com/

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Another trend is the bridal party PARTY.   Its a DIY trend where you get together with crafty friends and family to create and maybe save a few dollars.  I had a flower crown party at the shop and we had a great time.  The crowns can be used for a shower, engagement party or flower girl.  (I recommend getting a professional to make if the bride wants to wear one)  You can also have a centerpiece party with your group 2-3 days in advance.  Collect mix and match jars and vases, buy bulk flowers or fillers and fill each vase with all the same flower/color.

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Lastly, more of a reminder than a trend is to make it personal.  This bouquet has wheat in it perfect for the prairie bride.

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This bouquet honored the bride’s culture and looked lovely with her sari and henna.

http://joelross.com/

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This bride added charms to the stem with photos of beloved family members that had passed away.

http://www.palmaphotography.ca/

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Fair trade roses are now available in many colors for the socially conscious bride.

www.floristssupply.com

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And on the same wavelength, these locally grown flowers support the Manitoban farmers.

https://www.facebook.com/lilystonegardens?sk=photos_stream