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Featured Wedding – A Trucker’s Love

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  A Trucker’s Love   On August 12, 2017, two of the state’s largest Trucking families, England Trucking and Godfrey Trucking, joined roads in Holy Matrimony. Megan Godfrey married Clayton England in the Salt Lake Temple. Meghan and Clayton met in high school, but a high school romance wasn’t in the log for them as Clayton was a sophomore trying to “pick-up” a senior. After both serving LDS missions, Clayton in Mexico City, Mexico and Meghan in Santiago, Chili, Clayton finally grew up and age just didn’t matter any longer. They went on their first date to see the Christmas lights at Temple Square and it was history from then … Continue reading Featured Wedding – A Trucker’s Love


How to Choose Lotus Flowers or Water Lily Flowers for Your Wedding

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Lotus flowers and water lilies are both beautiful and exotic looking flowers. Both make excellent cut flowers for wedding decorations or can be set up in bowls to float. If you are planning on having water lilies and/or lotus flowers in your wedding, there are a few things you should keep in mind. The main thing is that lilies and lotus flowers are NOT the same thing. They have many similarities, such as they grow in water and share a few colors, however, there are some major differences that you should be aware of when planning on how to incorporate them into your wedding ceremony. Knowing this information can help … Continue reading How to Choose Lotus Flowers or Water Lily Flowers for Your Wedding


7 Complimentary Wedding Flowers for Roses

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While roses are the go-to flower for weddings, they are not the only bloom that can make an impact and provide the ‘WOW’ factor at a wedding. Roses are the traditional wedding flower for bridal bouquets and other decor surrounding the festive occasion. While roses are the go-to flower for weddings, they are not the only bloom that can make an impact and provide the ‘WOW’ factor at a wedding. Mixing the rose with other flowers is a way to stay true to tradition while putting your own personal stamp of floral color and style on your wedding. Consider some of these complimentary wedding flowers that combine well with roses … Continue reading 7 Complimentary Wedding Flowers for Roses


Choosing Wedding Flowers Based on Symbolism

Choosing the flowers for your wedding day is no small task. Here are some hints about Choosing wedding Flowers and Greenery Based on Symbolism. Planning a wedding is one of the most difficult, yet rewarding things a lady has to do in her lifetime. Your wedding day is one of the most anticipated days in your life. Think about it, since you were a young girl, you have been dreaming of the perfect wedding.  One filled with beautiful flowers, a flowing wedding gown, a handsome groom.   Take place in a beautiful venue filled with your friends and family members celebrating this joyous occasion with you. Choosing the flowers for your … Continue reading Choosing Wedding Flowers Based on Symbolism


How to Coordinate Bridal Jewelry with Your Bouquet

When choosing bridal accessories, it is important to make sure that they coordinate with your entire bridal look.   Bridal jewelry is one of the most exciting things to pick out for an upcoming wedding.   The right jewelry will compliment your ensemble, instead of being a major focal point.   That being said, many photos will be taken of your jewelry, often close-up.   Coordinating jewelry with your bouquet is a great way to make sure that you look pulled-together in each photo. Color is an important factor when coordinating jewelry with flowers.   Before choosing your bridal jewelry, know what flowers you will be carrying and what colors … Continue reading How to Coordinate Bridal Jewelry with Your Bouquet


Wedding Favors and Decoration Ideas

Seasonal/Holiday Favors Candy canes Mini Easter baskets filled with foil-wrapped chocolate eggs Little plastic pumpkins filled with candy corn Simple Christmas ornaments Blow-up beach balls with your names and/or your wedding colors Miniature heart-shaped boxes of Valentine’s chocolates Miniature watering cans filled with spring blooms Chocolate coins in gold foil Sparklers Easter eggs (that you’ve colored yourselves) Miniature pots of clover (four-leaf?) for St. Patty’s Day Keepsake Favors A copy of a memorable photo you have of you (or both of you) with each guest A pretty picture frame


Wedding Flowers and Bridal Bouquets

With so many different types of bouquets- it hard to decide which would be best. Just make sure you take into account your overall theme for your wedding. Ballerina: A round bouquet composed of masses of tulle or net and few flowers. This type of bouquet was popular in the early 1940s when flowers were scarce due to World War II. Basket: Flowers arranged and carried in a shallow basket and often used in a garden or garden-like wedding setting. Beidermeier: A nosegay made up of concentric circles of different flowers for a somewhat striped effect. Cascade: A waterfall-like “spill” of blooms and greenery that’s anchored in a hand-held base. … Continue reading Wedding Flowers and Bridal Bouquets


Wedding Flowers

Weddings are by far the most flower-oriented events in the world. Here are all the types of flowers that people like to have at a wedding. Luckily, only about half of these are actually “required”. Bridal bouquet– This is exactly what it sounds like, the bouquet that the bride has. It is always the biggest and best bouquet out of all the rest. Maid of honor’s and bridesmaids’ bouquets– These are bouquets for the women in the wedding party. They can either be miniatures of the bridal bouquets, or a completely different style and/or color. Boutonnieres for the groom, best man, dads, and grandfathers– Boutonnieres are very important so that … Continue reading Wedding Flowers


What do Wedding Flowers Mean?

Many people don’t realize that flowers have meanings.    It was common in history for brides to only use flowers that had positive connotations. If you want to follow tradition- here’s the list: Anemone- Expectation Baby’s Breath- Innocence Bluebell- Everlasting love Calla Lily- Magnificent beauty Carnation- Boldness, love, talent Chrysanthemum- Wealth, abundance, truth Daffodil- Regard Daisy- Loyal love Delphinium- Swiftness, lightness Forget-Me-Not- Faithful love Freesia- Innocence Gardenia- Purity, joy Heather- Admiration Hydrangea- Thank-you Iris- Faith, wisdom Lilac- Love’s first emotions Lily- Majesty, truth, honor Lily of the Valley- Happiness Magnolia- Love of nature Orchid- Love, beauty Pansy- Merriment Peony- Happy marriage Primrose- I can’t live without you Ranunculus- Radiant Rose- … Continue reading What do Wedding Flowers Mean?