When designing a swoon worthy wedding or event, our highly experienced coordinators leave nothing to chance. Taking immense pride in nutting out each and every detail of your big day, our team work tirelessly to ensure your wedding is everything you always dreamed it to be.
UponÂ finding the perfect venue to serve as a backdrop for your big day, you will probably be jumping out of your skin to move onto the next stage of planning, including locking in the creative and talented vendors best equipped to help bring those awesome styling ideas of yours to life!
One of the first (and most important) elements of styling you need to consider are the blooms. Florals play a huge role in creating the desired atmosphere at your ceremony and reception, which is why finding the right wedding florist is such an important part of the planning process.
With so many things to take into consideration, such as the style or theme that you wish to create, along with seasonal availability and budget, we understand that knowing where to begin can be a little daunting.
So we thought weâ€™d share a few helpful hints and suggestions to kickstart the process!
One: First things first, jump online to check out floral trends, colour palettes, flower types and relevant seasonality.
Two: Once youâ€™ve done your research, you can begin collating your ideas and inspiration to create a mood board. We love Pinterest for this, as it gives you the opportunity to draw inspiration from all aspects of life; music, art, architecture, film, interiors -Â the list goes on!
Three:Â Share your ideas andÂ inspiration with your florist (along with your budget guidelines), to help them understand exactly what you’re after. They will then be able to offer guidance and feedback, as you work together to refine your ideas into a workable (and affordable) floral plan.
Four: Donâ€™t forget greenery! The use of plants and foliage can completely transform a blank venue canvas, creating aÂ lushly texturedÂ atmosphere sure to wow your guests. Foliage can also be great for the bank account, often coming in a lot cheaper than an abundance of blooms.
Five: Last but (definitely) not least, try to ensure your florals complement the other styling elements of the wedding, such as lighting, furniture and decor. If in doubt, schedule in a chat with one of our stylists or planners toÂ make sure youâ€™re on the right track.
Having the opportunity to work regularly with Byron Bay’s most talented florists leaves us feeling pretty blessed, soÂ we relish any opportunity to showcaseÂ their work. These incredible floral artists not only make our job more fulfilling, their work also helps elevate each and every event we design into a visual and sensual extravaganza!
Meet a few of our favesâ€¦
THE FRENCH PETAL
â€˜Flower Fairyâ€™ Estelleâ€™s Mullumbimby workshop is bursting with pods, branches and textural foliage. Here, she finds the inspiration to create the fresh and unique floral arrangements which continue to win the hearts of Byron Bay brides. Visit profile.
Passion@flowers is a gorgeous boutique florist in the heart of Byron Bay, which would best be described as a â€˜feast of all things floralâ€™. Passion@flowers love combining colours, textures and unusual materials, to create wedding florals of distinction. Visit profile.
POPPY & FERN
With access to unique home-grown ingredients unavailable elsewhere, Poppy & Fern love creating individual arrangements to reflect your personality, complement your colour palette and complete your ultimate wedding vision. With a range of packages including DIY options, Poppy & Fern has a floral option to suit every type of bride (and budget). Visit profile.
NORTHERN RIVERS PLANT HIRE
Hiring a selection of plants from Northern Rivers Plant Hire can help transform a venue â€˜blank canvasâ€™ into a rich, luscious and textural display sure to impress your friends and family. Perfect for tropical, formal and contemporary theming, NRPH can go a long way in helping to create that WOW factor youâ€™ve been looking for. View profile.
For the Alstonville Florist Team, every wedding is a fusion of creativity and distinctive designs -Â sometimes unusual, sometimes classical. Piecing together the finest flowers and horticultural materials, their designs are crafted to capture the natural beauty of the flowers themselves, whilst also enhancing the ambience of your special day. Visit profile.
Beautiflora offer beautiful visual solutions, high-end floral design, vases, props and decor for weddings. With a love of foliage (often using fruit, seed pods or berries as decorative finishes), the Beautiflora team thrive on perfecting all of the little touches which help ensure a truly fresh and delicious wedding atmosphere. Visit profile.
WEDDING FLOWERS BY JULIA ROSE
Julia Rose designs and creates beautiful pieces of floral art -Â from the sweet and simple, right through to the absolutely spectacular! Julia enjoys bringing ceremony and reception spaces to life, with floral creations sure to inspire and delight the senses of your guests -Â visually or emotionally through sweet perfumes. Visit profile.
Bower Botanicals provides floralÂ andÂ botanical design and artistic direction for unique events and stunning weddings. Specialising in personalised styling and thoughtful design, the team at Bower Botanicals will ensure your wedding day ambience is enhanced through the beautiful floral poetry they create.