I can’t believe it was almost a year ago that I celebrated my wonderful Cousin at her bridal shower. We threw her a lingerie bridal shower (I’ll share the invites I designed for her in another post — you’ll love them).
I was fortunate enough to find some of my favorite arrangement fillers from Whole Foods. In addition, I always count on Safeway for fantastic roses. They last over a week and are whole sale quality.
I completed the look with sterling silver vases. These are similar to Mint Julep glasses, which I’m sure you’ve seen, except they are smooth silver.
This is what they looked like on my striped table cloth. I loved the nautical look for a summer bridal shower.
And I couldn’t not include the matching stripe straws and chalkboard signs. You can see how I made these here.
Finding the perfect bridal shower centerpieces is no easy task. Especially because all of the most beautiful flowers are those you have to buy at whole sale if they aren’t in season where you live. For example, garden roses, peonies, ranunculus, succulent — all very popular but not readily available at your local florist. With that being said, if you are able to find these popular blooms, here are a few affordable ways to display them. Remember that you don’t have to have a lot in one vase, buy fillers that take up space but still allow the main flower to stand out.
I’m heading out on a search for the perfect flowers for my cousin’s bridal shower this weekend. I’ll report back on what’s available in the DC/MD area in September.