This past weekend I had the pleasure of designing a black and white wedding for New Years Eve. I am known for my soft and romantic vintage designs. Those arrangements are always crawling with vine and organic matter. In truth I do love that type of design. It’s fun and very rewarding because I often find the finishing touches here in my garden.  However I thankfully enjoy and can master just about any floral challenge. 6 weeks ago I met with a couple who was planning a wedding for New Years Eve. After a very serious discussion about the look of the wedding it was clear that I would be doing contemporary and sexy designs.  The wedding was to be a black and white themed affair and the couple wanted the whole room to be designed. This of course added another fun designer challenge. The words classy, and elegant came up many times in our discussion and the event was also to have a festive vibe.

A large arrangement was created with noise blowers, party hats and tiaras, this design was created for the place card table.

Elevated arrangements for the guest tables were created with white dendrobium orchids, black ostrich feathers, huge open cut callas, white hydrangea, and hanging crystals.

Half of the tables were designed with our crystal stands, votives, and small arrangements that were placed on black and silver mirrored boxes.

We brought in a fabulous bar from a decor company we work with, and lounge furniture as well. The room was completely draped in white fabric and black fabric was installed in panels to give the room a really sexy effect. My business partner/husband Evan did all of the up-lighting and an incredible black and white balloon drop.

Cocktail arrangements were designed in small black vases. Black wire was woven through the designs.

The bride chose black and white cupcakes as the dessert of the evening.

Maids carried bouquets were created with white carnations, silk anemone, black privet berry and white roses.  A silver wire was woven through the bouquets.

Our bridal bouquet was created with 25 to 30 mini white callas, and the bouquet was surrounded with black feathers.

Grandmothers shoe clips were used to adorn the stems of the bouquet.

The wedding was held at Lansdowne Resort. We had so much fun completely redesigning one of the ballrooms at the resort. This wedding was beyond fun and it certainly made for an exciting New Years Eve. Thankfully Evan’s balloon drop happened perfectly on schedule at the stoke of midnight!!!

  • Lynn Hua Says: (03.25.2013 | 07:40)

    WOW!!!! I’m speechless. Flawless and so creative.

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