Tag: Rustic Wedding

Abbey Farms Wedding

Posted on September 27th, by Life in Bloom in blog, Event Recaps. No Comments

Have you ever seen a wedding that looks like a fairy tale? The lighting of the day is just perfect, the couple so happy, and the florals all whimsical and romantic? Dana and Stanley’s wedding was exactly that. Their rustic-chic wedding at Abbey Farms in Aurora was one to remember.

This sweet couple could not have had a more perfect palette. Peonies, sweet pea, cafe au lait dahlias, lisianthus, spray roses, queen anne’s lace, seeded eucalyptus, stock, astillbe and dusty miller all created this soft, peach/pink, wondrous combination.

The ceremony at a neighboring church was wedding-ready after clutches of floral were added to line the aisle. The flower girl wore a babies breath floral crown and the bridesmaids carried petite bouquets to match Dana’s. The men wore ranunculus, dusty miller and brunia berry boutonnieres.

The reception was filled with romantic centerpieces, white linens, gold calligraphy, and a beautiful sunset! The entire day was shot by the talented Katherine Salvatori. Check out Dana and Stan’s big day below…

Venue: Abbey Farms | Photographer: Katherine Salvatori

Emmerson Creek Barn Wedding

Posted on August 26th, by Life in Bloom in blog. No Comments

Chelsey and John were married at Emmerson Creek Barn this past summer.  The barn and tent were filled with lots of color, a bit of rustic charm and plenty of vintage touches.

The bridesmaid’s pastel bouquets popped off their coral lace dresses perfectly while Chelsea’s bouquet of coral charm peonies, peach garden roses, blush lisianthus, ivory dahlias, and lots of other textures complimented her bridal gown wonderfully.

Chelsea worked with a vintage rentals company to select her reception vessels which consisted of silver trays, a trio of milk glass vases, crystal vessels, and polished silver teapots.  The texture of the silver teapots was captivating and created that perfectly aged aesthetic on the tables!  We filled them all with a colorful palette of wildflower blooms which really popped in the tent.  Lidia & Rueben of Codrean Photography were there to capture every detail perfectly.

Venue: Emmerson Creek Pottery & Tearoom | Photography: Codrean Photography & Films | Floral: Life in Bloom

Kemper Lakes Outdoor Wedding

Posted on January 6th, by Life in Bloom in blog. No Comments

Tieg and Nick (high school sweethearts) were married this past September at Kemper Lakes golf club, and we had the privilege of doing the flowers for both their reception and ceremony.  The two lucked out with the most perfect weather, as they held their ceremony outside along the lake.

With the weeping willows acting as a backdrop to this beautiful setting, and the stunning floral palette of jewel tones, berries, and greenery, it all made for a picture-perfect ceremony.  A vintage wine barrel flanked by a collection of lanterns acted as the ceremony focal, while the aisle was lined with shepherds hooks, each which held a mason jar full of beautiful, multi-textural fall blooms.  Simply stunning.

The couple wanted to carry the rustic wine-inspired theme throughout their entire day so in addition to the ceremony barrels, we used wine bottles as a part of some of the centerpieces.  Tieg, being a project manager had a pretty clear and firm idea of what she wanted in terms of flowers so we worked together to create this beauty seen below.  She wanted bright jewel toned fall colors and absolutely loved amaryllis.  We combined various shades of roses, peach amaryllis, along with berries and other … Read More »

Danada House Wedding

Posted on October 9th, by Life in Bloom in Uncategorized. No Comments

Rachel & Abe were married this past spring at the Danada House in Wheaton, IL.  The Danada house is a beautiful venue surrounded by open fields filled with galloping horses — to put it simply, the perfect outdoor setting for a ceremony.

The couple wanted a rustic feel without feeling too grungy.  With a soft color palate of lavender, mint, and ivory, combined with a mix of wooden vases and mercury compotes, I’d say we hit it on the head with this one.  This multi-textured bouquet consisting of sweet pea, lavender, lisianthus, peonies, garden roses, dusty miller, and brunnia berries was one of our favorites to create and the outcome was nothing short of stunning.

Thanks to Matushek Photography for the gorgeous images below!


Sawyer & Brian’s Wildflower Wedding Part 2

Posted on January 7th, by Life in Bloom in blog. No Comments

I am thrilled to share more pictures from Sawyer & Brian’s gorgeous Wildflower Wedding back in November.  I loved Sawyers style and color she chose for their wedding decor.  Sawyer took on a lot of DIY projects for her wedding and everything came together perfectly for her and Brian’s big day.  You can view the original blog post on their wedding here.  Special thanks to Signe Higgins for these fabulous photos!  Enjoy!


Inspirational Wedding Shoot

Posted on September 3rd, by Life in Bloom in blog. 1 Comment

We were thrilled to be a part of this lovely and unique inspirational wedding shoot with Yellow Diamond Events and Kristin La Voie Photography.  Kristin was inspired by the idea of a carefree wedding in the river where mason jars would hang from branches.  Eugenya selected the purple and white color scheme and we ran from there.

Life in Bloom was put up to the task of creating a branch centerpiece and designing purple & white floral arrangements for the shoot.  To convey a relaxed-rustic feel we used birch branches to make the centerpiece frame for the sweetheart table.  I am always a huge fan of suspended floral & lighting so this was a very fun and unique project to work on.  Mason jars and votives were suspended by dangling crystals from the branches.  Not all centerpieces or floral decor need to be smack dab in the middle of the table.  Don’t be afraid to try something different!

As for the flowers, we combined more formal flowers such as hydrangea and garden roses with loose flowing wildflowers such as scabiosa to convey a rustic yet elegant mood.  The clematis vine was the perfect finishing touch to tie in the birch branches with … Read More »

Hanging Mason Jars

Posted on June 27th, by Life in Bloom in Weddings and Events. No Comments


Purple and White Wedding

Posted on June 27th, by Life in Bloom in Weddings and Events. No Comments