The Best of 2017: Florals

The calendar has turned over to 2018, but we're still dreaming about all the lovely real wedding and stylized shoot features that inspired us and you all in 2017... particularly those flower beauties! It's no wonder that these are the powerhouses when it comes to most popular photos on Instagram and Pinterest. You all sure do love your bouquets, and we don't blame you! Designed in various hues and textures, these designs show off nature's very best on such special days. So without further ado... the best of florals from 2017!

Beautiful turquoise and coral beach wedding hanging escort card tree with air plants and ginger

The Vibrant Coastal Floral Escort Card Tree

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Hello, epic escort card tree that was meant for coastal weddings! This hanging escort card display full of ombré ribbons and colorful flowers is just what will make any beach bride or groom swoon.

Photography: Andrew and Tianna Photography | Venue: Sanderling Resort | Florals and Farm Tables: Bells & Whistles | Linens: BBJ Linen

Wild organic indie beach wedding bouquet with long blue ribbons and white calligraphy

The Indie Beach Bouquet

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Overflowing with cotton, anemones, greenery, and oh so lovely texture, this wild bouquet is everything for any alternative beach bride. We can't get enough of those long bouquet ribbons with white calligraphy on them!

Photography: Sarah D'Ambra Photography | Styling and Florals: Honeysuckle Events | Styling and Rentals: Amaranth & Artifact | Hand Lettering: Heart of Harlow | Ribbons: Honey Silks and Co.

Modern Indian wedding ideas with a rowboat filled with pink and red flowers

The Boatful of Blooms

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Be right back. Living a fairytale with this one! It is the ultimate in romantic moments when you have a cute little rowboat brimming with pink and red flowers, like amaranthus, greenery, and roses.

Photography: Snowdrop Photography | Wedding Lehenga and Gown: House of Divya | Jewelry: Samreen Vance | Florals: Spring Bouquet Flowers | Hair: 630 Studio LLC | Styling/Rentals: Cre8tive Touch Events & Rentals | Makeup: Eszter Tary Makeup | Model: Kinza Shah (In-Act Miss Pakistan USA 2016) and Shahrukh Nasim

Bright pink and red wedding centerpiece trio in gold mercury vases on a turquoise table runner

The Colorful Centerpiece Trio

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We dare you try to look away from these vibrant beauties! Its colorful hues draw you in and make you think of cheerful celebrations with a big ole smile on your face. Paired with metallic gold mercury vases, these magenta pink and purple centerpieces are right at home.

Photography: Tashena Shaw Photography | Venue: The Water Table | Coordination: Misty Saves the Day | Florals: Kathy Forrest Design | Rentals: Distinctive Event Rentals | Paper Flower Backdrop: Katherine Hallberg Design

Alternative ceremony floral altar in the shape of a ring

The Coastal Ceremony Ring

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For beach weddings, it's all about the gorgeous scenery, so we are obsessed with this low, alternative ceremony ring made of flowers that really shows off the shoreline and the reason why you want to get married with your toes in the sand. (Love the altar ring idea, too? Here's another ceremony altar ring idea with jewel toned flowers!).

Photography: The Kama Photography | Planning and Design: Claire Duran Weddings & Events | Florals: Darling & Daughters | Hair & Makeup: Vintage Veils | Bridal Gown: Sarah Janks | Model: Kate Feigles

Cheerful and bright wedding bouquet with orange and pink flowers

The Cheery Coral Bouquet

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While we love our winter months, seeing these colorful bouquets makes us wish for summer! We absolutely love how the ferns in this bride's bouquet soften the orange and pink flowers and give an organic feel to this beach wedding!

Photography: Natalie Heim Photography | Venue: Summer Moon Event Home | Bridal Gown: BHLDN | Florals: Flower Girls OBX

Pink and purple wedding dog floral collar

The Adorable Dog Flower Collar

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What's not to love with this cutie?! It's no wonder our Pinterest followers were obsessed with this pretty lady! With her pink and purple flower collar, this pup named Liberty perfectly matches her humans' wedding colors and vibe.

Photography: Katie Nesbitt Photography | Event Coordination: Antonia Christianson Events | Florals: Isha Foss Design | Venue: Founders Inn and Spa | Bridal Gown: Pure English Couture Bridal

Boho wedding arch with branches and greenery

The Boho Ceremony Arch

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Bohemian celebration dreams here! Made of branches, greenery, and dripping golden amaranthus, this boho ceremony arch is a lovely alternative to a traditional altar area especially for an outdoor setting.

Photography: Red Cardinal Studio | Venue: Private Residence | Event Coordination: Coastyle Weddings & Events | Bridal Gown: DIY by Bride's Sister | Florals: Honeysuckle Events | Makeup: Glimmer Hair & Makeup | Bride's Hair: Brittany Duffy

Red and blush pink flowers for a modern wedding centerpiece

The Modern Floral Centerpiece

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We'll have to go with Instagram on this one and say "Heck yes, it's awesome!" Paired with a navy blue velvet table runners, this wooden box centerpiece takes a spotlight with its overflowing blooms of pink, red, and white. A fresh, modern take with mixing textural elements is always going to be a win!

Photography: Dani White Photography | Creative Direction: Tidewater and Tulle | Venue/Party Supplies: Jollity and Co. | Florals: Palette of Petals | Catering: Chef by Design | Styling/Rentals: Mad Hatter Vintage | Beauty: Markia Nicole Hair and Makeup Artistry | Bride-to-Be's Wardrobe: BHLDN

Long blue wedding centerpiece with high and low flowers

The Monochromatic Tablescape

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Hey there, hydrangeas, fiddlehead ferns, and blue gorgeousness! This high-low wedding centerpiece is on trend along with those beautifully dyed shibori napkins! It's just all coastal heaven on this table.

Concept Design: Aisle Society | Event Production: Storyboard Wedding | Accessories: David’s Bridal | Photography: Cassi Claire | Florals & Fabrication: Diana Gould | Venue: Hudson Loft | Napkins: Make Craft Workshop

Rustic chic winter wedding ceremony ideas with antlers and greenery

The Winter Ceremony Altar

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Walking in a winter wonderland... you have to when you see this inspiration! Decked out with tree stumps, faux animal rugs, fireplace mantel, and white candles, a variety of greenery takes over in showing off the beauty of the season when it comes to a cold weather wedding ceremony. As major fans of winter weddings, we can do nothing but swoon.

Photography: Erin Kling Photography | Coordination: Elevated Events of Virginia | Venue: Upper Shirley Vineyards | Florals: Flowers Make Scents | Rentals: Classic Party Rentals | Specialty Furniture: Paisley & Jade | Hair: Avenue 42 Style Studio | Makeup: Frances Ileana | Bride & Bridesmaid Gowns: Grace Loves Lace | Candles: Quick Candles and Yummi Candles

Moody maroon burgundy red oversized wedding bouquet

The Moody Garden Romance Bouquet

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Let the swoons begin! This jewel-toned wedding bouquet is filled with moody flowers and romance. With large roses and Italian ruscus greenery, it's everything a couple could love when it comes to a fall weddings... it'd be perfect for a celebration in a garden labyrinth!

Photography: Megan Coleman Photography | Venue: Hermitage Museum and Gardens | Coordination & Styling: Misty Saves the Day | Florals: Kathy Forrest Design

Did you catch our Best of 2017 Cakes? Be sure to get your sweet tooth satisfied over there, too!