Floral Family Traditions

Today’s #WeddingWednesday post focuses on a gorgeous couple who seamlessly blended two very different backgrounds and family traditions. Team Fleuriste loved being a part of this stunning wedding and had a blast planning special moments with the bride and groom!

Emmalee & Ben

Emmalee and Ben wanted both families to feel comfortable at their wedding so they took great strides to make sure her Protestant German family was at home with his Catholic Italian family. “The ambiance of the entire evening heartened to the big, Italian festivities Ben was accustomed to, but did it in a softened way that also complimented the more low-key celebrations my family is used to. It was a big party, but the softness of the floral arrangements, the garden theme, the warm, golden lights … all of it subdued the “glitter” to make the night more intimate,” the bride told us.

Emmalee & Ben

The bride and groom poignantly included floral surprises to celebrate several special people. Taking a cue from the flowers his late father would give to his mother, Ben requested a single yellow rose in each arrangement at the wedding. In order to honor her hero, her father, Emmalee requested a boutonniere using Edelweiss (a flower that only grows in certain areas of the Alps). The “Sound of Music” song has always held a special memory for the bride and her father – she even surprised him with the song as their first dance!

Cheers to Emmalee and Ben! To see more photos of this gorgeous wedding, be sure to check out their gallery on our website!

photos courtesy of Traina Photography   video courtesy of Von Wedding Films  all rights reserved

wedding planner The Wedding Belle

ceremony venue Holy Trinity Lutheran Church   reception venue OKC Golf & Country Club

rentals Marianne’s Rentals   lighting Innovative Event Solutions

cake Mishelle Handy Cakes

{ After the Holidays, Holiday Party }

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2013 was an exciting year at The Fleuriste!   We finally got through the holidays and realized a social gathering was in order … one where we could unwind and celebrate a great year!  { One where we might just get Elfed Up }

With stunning views of the Myriad Botanical Garden and Downtown Oklahoma City, Team Fleuriste and friends enjoyed hors d‘oeuvres and libations at the beautiful Historic Landmark Colcord Hotel!  The Colcord’s Sullivan Room was the perfect venue and definitely “the place to be” that night!  Bring The Party Productions provided the perfect dance jams and The SNL Booth captured all the fun we were clearly having with their fabulous props and photo booth.


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