Hana Style Designs

Hana Style Designs

Hana Style Designs is a floral studio that knows no boundaries. With a history in art and a severe passion for flowers, owner and designer Brittany Kinoshita will go above and beyond to make your wedding or event truly unique. View all of her work here and don’t forget to take a peek at her Wedding Chicks vendor page.

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1960s Tea Party Bridal Shower Ideas

60's mod bridal looks

Is your bestie a huge fan of Mad Men and loves anything from the 60’s? If the answer is yes and yes than she might super love a 1960′s tea party bridal shower.

To give you a few ideas on how to pull off this mod inspired tea party bridal shower, we have an incredible styled shoot to share with you. All designed by Mandy Forlenza Sticos, and beautifully captured by Fiona Melder Photography. Be sure to catch very last detail in the full gallery here.

tea party bridal shower

60s mod tea attire

1960's hair and makeup

Words from the Vendors

From Little Vintage Rentals:
This shoot was styled to inspire a bridal shower tea party with a 1960′s mod twist filled with pattern and a bit of humor. Of course, a spot of pink tea is to be expected for any proper tea gathering! A watercolor and calligraphy hand painted invitation from Fleur de Letters is teeming with floral motif inviting guests for a proper High Tea. Personalized escort cards are each a mini work of art for guests to treasure.

Our model, Ashley delights with quirky humor in brightly colored vintage inspired dresses from Ruche and jewelry from Confetti by Annette. Handmade floral head pieces from Esther Jean adorn the amazing mod hair styling work of Sabrina Gilbert while Jha Villanueva delivers the perfect 1960s mod eyeliner and makeup.

mismatched plates

mix and matched china with pink tea

mini cakes

vintage sundress and accessories

lovely rose bouquet

Vintage mismatched floral china and flatware from Little Vintage Rentals set the tone creating geometric patterns alone in photos with some amazingly crisp photography from Fiona Medler. The cake trio in the photo shoot’s inspirational color palette of yellow, blue, and pink are each a masterpiece of confectionery delight by Made in Heaven Cakes.

Finally, some table inspiration with mismatched floral china and flatware settings accompanied by crystal salt shakers serving as individual bud vases and escort card holders. Petite flower arrangements in antique silver sugar bowls and creamers where styled with fresh variegated nigra, lisianthus, and esperance roses from Blooms by the Box. For a variation on centerpiece options, a lemon leaf and mini calla lily garland was created as well!

throwback tea party

Prop/Furniture Rentals: Little Vintage Rentals

Photography: Fiona Melder Photography
Venue: Studios Lic
Cake: Made in Heaven Cakes
Hair: Sabrina Gilbert
Makeup: Jha Villanueva
Dress designer: Ruche
Veil or Hair Accessories: Esther Jean
Jewelry: Confetti by Annette
Concept & Styling: Mandy Forlenza Sticos
Assistant Stylist: Elle Bass
Flowers: Blooms by the Box
Calligraphy & Hand Painted Invitations: Fleur de Letters
Model: Ashley V. of Fenton Moon

Categories: Inspirational Shoots
Colors: pink, yellow
Styles: classic, vintage

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50 Blooming Beautiful Bouquets

50 blooming beautiful bouquets

We’ve compiled 50 absolutely stunning bouquet to help you find your dream florals! If you’ve already selected your wedding colors, no problem- we have color coordinated them into groups to help you find what you love! Click here to see all the blooming beautiful bouquets and get started on concocting your dream bouquet! Love the bouquet above? It was created by Going Lovely and captured by Kirsten Julia Photography.

Flowers by Color

If you have a color palette in mind here is a handy list! Keep in mind many of the listed flowers come in almost all of the colors!

Red: carnation, coxcomb, pentas, poppy, red ginger, yarrow, hibiscus, poinsettia, and gerber daisy.
Pink: dahlia, heather, stargazer lily, lisianthus, king protea, godetia, astilbe, and cherry blossom.
Orange: parrot tulips, mokara orchids, garden roses, celosia, cremon, and birds of paradise.
Yellow: chrysanthemum, daffodil, sunflower, freesia, eremurus, ranunculus, and solidaster.
Green: bells of Ireland, viburnum, hellebore, daylily, zinnia, gladiolus, trick dianthus, and bupleurum.
Blue: ageratum, hyacinth, ipomoea, muscari, meconopsis, primula, globe thistle, and nigella.
Purple: anemone, delphinium, iris, statice, allium, stock, foxglove, snapdragon, rose and lilac.
White: narcissus, pear blossom, wax flower, sweet pea, baby’s breath, lunar buds, and amaryllis.

The mix of white anemone and pink ranunculus in the bouquet below from Bare Root Flora and captured by Laura Murray Photography is so stunning don’t you think?

Laura Murray Photography cream and pink bouquet

Save money on your flowers

1. Get flowers that are in season. Not only are out-of-season flowers more expensive, but they aren’t as fresh because they have to be transported from elsewhere. Ask your florist what flower options you have that will be in season. If you want top notch fresh flowers try to source locally.

2. Keep it simple. For your reception, switch out big extravagant centerpieces for bud vases that hold one or two stems each. You can achieve a stunning look by creating a line of them on a rectangular table or bunching a few of them together on a round table.

3. But…think big! Use large blooms that take up more space without skimming on prettiness! These giant posies will take up more surface area while helping you shrink your budget. We love the large blooms used in the bouquet below created by Lovely Little Details and captured by Stacey Hedman.

4. Go Faux. Fake flowers aren’t for everyone but who says you have to go with silk flowers? We have seen some amazing flowers created out of book pages, newspaper, buttons, ribbon, vintage brooches, you name it! Still cute and unique for a fraction of the cost.

See 50 blooming bouquets here to get ideas for what your dream bouquet could look like when using those tips!

Stacey Hedman Photography

Categories: Bouquet Recipe