Skip to main content

Funky Peacock Feather Bouquet

Yes, the funky peacock feather bouquet was ours! I write that line a bit tongue in cheek because one of our bouquets has become famous and known as the "Funky Peacock Feather" bouquet. I posted a photo almost 3 years ago onto my Flickr account and did not watermark or protect it in any way. Almost 10,000 views later that bouquet seemed to have caused the most buzz. I've seen it used so many times (mostly without credit to our shop - no worries, I'm not angry about that) in blogs and online. I thought it would be fun to show some of the other photos from that wedding. I often get asked if we really did that bouquet. Yes and here's the proof! The bride was Stephanie and the photographer was Jeff Tisman and the bride came to me very close to her October wedding date. Why? Because she was afraid that the florist would talk her out of using peacock feathers in her wedding. That was before she knew me and found out how much I love doing, not only what the bride wants, but things that are a bit different!  Let's face it, she was ahead of a very big trend, don't you think? Again, don't mind if you borrow them but credit for my shop and Photographer Jeff would be wonderful!
A great shot from above. I love her smile here.
I've actually used this shot on our wedding site on the Gallery page.
This photo really shows the texture and variety of this bouquet.
Stephanie and her girls. I loved the pop of purple in the bouquets which was also used in the floral centerpieces at the Lambertville Inn.
This is the famous shot that people email and call me about. Actually, this was just a cropped shot that originally had both the bride and groom in it. It really shows the bouquet, as it was meant to be seen - from the side. To see more photos of our wedding designs, visit our wedding website at http://www.perfectweddingflowers.com/ or our main website at www.sendingsmiles.com
4 comments

Popular posts from this blog

All of Your Prom Corsage and Boutonniere Questions- Answered!

All of Your Prom Corsage and Boutonniere Questions- Answered!
What is a prom corsage? A prom corsage is a small floral arrangement to be worn on a female’s wrist or collar. The prom corsage is typically purchased and given to her by her prom date. The wrist corsage is the most common kind, and is typically chosen to match the prom dress.
What is a boutonniere? A boutonniere is a floral design worn by a male on the lapel of a suit or tux. The boutonniere is typically bought for him by his prom date and is chosen to match the prom corsage.
What wrist is the corsage worn on? Proper etiquette calls for the corsage to be worn on the left wrist, unless the person wearing it is left-handed. If left-handed, the corsage can be worn on the right wrist.

Do the corsage and boutonniere have to match? It is not a rule that they match, however the couple will look more put together if they do. The boutonniere gives a touch of color to match the male to his prom date though a simple flower.
How do I get…

How to Make a Flower Puppy

It's amazing what you can do with 12 carnations and a little bit of creativity. Our Floral Designer Rocio loves making puppy arrangements so here she shares her tips with you! Here's what you will need ~ 12 full size carnations, floral glue, floral tape, a floral container, 1/3 of a block of floral foam and some assorted greenery.  First take your wet floral foam and tape it securely into your floral container.  Slowly start adding the 12 carnations starting with the top to form the head, the ears, the face and the 2 front legs. Keep going, adding carnations but only using 12 total! 
Now he has his 2 front legs, sitting over the edge of the container.  Using the floral glue, add the eyes and the nose. Be creative here. We use eyes and noses for the floral industry but you can use felt, screws or even a pip cleaner to form these facial features.   Next, start filling in with assorted greenery and mosses. This will become his little bed!  Be sure to fill in along the back. Reme…

Fall Sunflowers and Rose Wedding Bouquets

It's another busy weekend here at the shop and had to share one of this weekends wedding bouquets. The bouquet below is for the bride and is made using cream garden roses, beige colored Sahara roses, craspedia and chocolate cosmos. Not only is this bouquet pretty, it smells amazing!  I personally am in love with these bouquets of "ring of fire" sunflowers, hypericum berries and Black Bacara roses for the brides maids.  Wow, talk about drama!  These are going to look amazing in the photos, wouldn't you agree?   To see these and more of our Fall Wedding Designs be sure to visit our wedding website at www.perfectweddingflowers.com and if you are getting married in 2014, now is the time to book your wedding date with us before they are all gone!