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Spring Charm

Spring is a beautiful time of the year and a wonderful time for a wedding. The abundance of flowers and natural beauty of blooms and blossoms are perfect for decorations and backdrops for photos. 2014 Spring weddings are all about soft, pastel colours teamed with delicate flowers. We have chosen a few of our favourite Spring time ideas. From favors to dresses, flowers to cakes, we hope it enspires our Spring Brides-to-be. 🙂

Soft Colours- Soft Petals

Ask your florist for advice on flowers with soft shapes and petals. Teamed with a tall clear vase this beautiful and elegant centre piece is created.

 http://www.colincowieweddings.com/wedding-photos/detail/image247694


http://www.colincowieweddings.com/wedding-photos/detail/image247694

 

Favor Pots

As Spring is the time for growth and new life why not provide your guest with a pot of flowers or herbs which will grow over the weeks to follow the wedding.

http://www.beau-coup.com/miniatureflowerpots.htm

http://www.beau-coup.com/miniatureflowerpots.htm

 

Flower Girls

These flower girl dresses are a beautiful touch for a Spring wedding. The soft flowery material with matching bouquet and head pieces are a super cute idea. 🙂

http://www.elizabethannedesigns.com/blog/2013/05/21/pink-gold-austin-wedding/floral-and-ruffled-flower-girl-dresses/

http://www.elizabethannedesigns.com/blog/2013/05/21/pink-gold-austin-wedding/floral-and-ruffled-flower-girl-dresses/

 

Spring Bouquets

Bouquets in Spring have a greater variety. This beautiful bouquet is again soft, pastel colours however the addition of the small daisies brightens it up.

http://www.pinterest.com/pin/273664114831406934/

http://www.pinterest.com/pin/273664114831406934/

 

Pinwheel

This is another beautiful idea for a wedding favor in Spring. Why not personalise each wheel with the Bride and Grooms name and wedding date and keep the colours matching the theme.

http://www.etsy.com/listing/73263662/pinwheels-6-large-twirlable-pinwheels

http://www.etsy.com/listing/73263662/pinwheels-6-large-twirlable-pinwheels

 

Floral Head Piece

Floral head pieces are definitely a big trend this Spring/Summer. North-West Brides new Spring/Summer edition photo shoot stars a wonderful head piece buy Dee’s Florist in Irvinestown, Co. Fermanagh.

This one we found is perfect for the bridesmaids and easy to wear on the day.

http://www.etsy.com/listing/177662066/spring-flower-crown-pink-and-ivory?utm_source=Pinterest&utm_medium=PageTools&utm_campaign=Share

http://www.etsy.com/listing/177662066/spring-flower-crown-pink-and-ivory?utm_source=Pinterest&utm_medium=PageTools&utm_campaign=Share

 

Blooming Beautiful

Blossoms and blooms are beautiful for centre pieces. Soft blooms like this cherry blossom, with the soft pink contrast with the dark brown stems, screams Spring time.

http://www.onewed.com/wedding-flowers/blog/east-to-west-spring-wedding-flowers-guide

http://www.onewed.com/wedding-flowers/blog/east-to-west-spring-wedding-flowers-guide

 

Wrap Up

Spring can be chilly, especially in Northern Ireland! Offer your guests shawls as a wedding favor to keep them warm on the day and to keep as a momentum to use for years to come.

http://thebridaldetective.com/a-guide-to-the-top-wedding-favor-trends/

http://thebridaldetective.com/a-guide-to-the-top-wedding-favor-trends/

 

Vintage Spring

This colour palette is definitely vintage inspired, however would be stunning for a Spring wedding.

http://blog.weddingpaperdivas.com/pantone-hemlock-inspiration-board/

http://blog.weddingpaperdivas.com/pantone-hemlock-inspiration-board/

 

Mix and Match

With the wide variety of colours Spring has to offer, don’t be afraid to go for more than one. Our advice if you want to mix the colours, make sure to match in length.

http://bridalmusings.com/2013/10/the-final-countdown-what-to-do-the-week-before-your-wedding/

http://bridalmusings.com/2013/10/the-final-countdown-what-to-do-the-week-before-your-wedding/

 

Tree-Lights

Again inspired from our ‘Something Blue’ photo shoot, tree decorations are a wonderful way to add your own touch to your venue. These tea light jars and ribbons would be lovely as dusk falls.

 http://memorablewedding.blogspot.co.uk/2014/02/garden-wedding-ideas-perfect-theme-for.html


http://memorablewedding.blogspot.co.uk/2014/02/garden-wedding-ideas-perfect-theme-for.html

 

Yearly Reminder

A wonderful Spring Favor idea is to give your guests a bag of seeds of your choice. If they take them home and plant them in their garden they will be reminded every year of you big day by the flowers which grow.

http://www.etsy.com/listing/76885371/similar?ex=etsy_finds&ref=etsy_finds&utm_source=bronto&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=etsy_finds_081211&redirect=1&filters=plants_and_edibles+favor

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Stella York

A good tip for Spring is to keep the fabrics as soft as the colours. This stunning gown by Stella York is soft and flowing and looks perfect with the spring bouquet.

http://www.colincowieweddings.com/wedding-dresses/stella-york-spring-2014/review/fullsize/10

http://www.colincowieweddings.com/wedding-dresses/stella-york-spring-2014/review/fullsize/10

 

Blooming Good Cake

Incorporating blooms and blossoms into your cake is a lovely idea. This cake has soft green icing with cherry blossom decor.

http://blog.pinkcakebox.com/cherry-blossom-wedding-cake-2006-08-18.htm

http://blog.pinkcakebox.com/cherry-blossom-wedding-cake-2006-08-18.htm

 

Bright and Bold

Spring can also be bright and bold. Yellow daffodils, tulips and many other flowers can bring a brighter touch to your big day. This center piece also has sliced limes in the water for another blast of colour.

http://www.smallthings.gr/%CE%BC%CF%8D%CF%81%CE%B9%CF%83%CE%B5-%CE%AC%CE%BD%CE%BF%CE%B9%CE%BE%CE%B7/?from=25#.UzVwOYUnBxF

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Pink Palette

Corals, pinks and peaches are a calm Spring shade to incorporate into your wedding plans.

calmpalette

 

Top Tulips

Single tulips are very effective. They also come in a variety of colours. This table display is simple but very effective and the green of the leaves create a feature in themselves.

http://www.projectwedding.com/photos/310003/800672?board_id=natalia-and-michael-chicago-illinois

http://www.projectwedding.com/photos/310003/800672?board_id=natalia-and-michael-chicago-illinois