Time for Our Fabulous Floral Round-Up!

Here at Flower Explosion, we love to keep up with news about flowers and check out flower trends and DIY wedding ideas from around the web.  Every day it seems like we’re discovering something amazing.  So here we want to share with you the best of the best of what we've been enjoying recently!

DIY Wedding Ideas

DIY Wedding Centerpieces:  This is a lovely collection of DIY wedding centerpiece ideas by Sahdia Qayyum.  These are all relatively simple ideas that use common flowers and supplies.  My favorite is the top one with the adorable little birdcages full of baby’s breath!  Simple and sweet!
Peony Cake Topper


Peony Power: 10 Ways to Use Peonies As Wedding Flowers:  Peonies are in season right now, and they are hugely popular this year!  And no wonder; they are a gorgeous explosion of color and look absolutely stunning in a wedding bouquet.  Check out some amazing peony bouquets here + a wedding topper and a table setting!
Chic Lakeside Country Club Wedding:  Have a look at the photos from this elegant country club wedding for classic, elegant flower inspiration.  I love the subtle colors in the bouquet and the way the flowers and leaves are draped loosely across the tables.  Gorgeous!
Emerald and Blush Woodlands Inspired Wedding:  The arrangements in this wedding photo collection really grabbed us.  The roses are classic and romantically old-fashioned, but the pheasant feathers add a real zing, and instantly grab your attention!  Very cool idea!
14 Fun Fourth of July Wedding Ideas:  Thinking of getting married on the 4th of July this year?  Here are some great ideas for adding a little patriotic flair to your special day.  I love that elegant red, white, and blue boutonnière, and that red bridal bouquet is just a warm bath of color!
Real Wedding: Jareesa and William’s Pi Day Nerd Wedding:  This fun and quirky wedding features some really cute place cards!  Flowers are simple but stylish, with cheerful spring colors.

Spring Trends and Fun Ideas

4 Ways to Display Fresh Flowers:  This post just bursts with bold, beautiful spring hues, as well as some great ideas for displaying flowers in your home, giving them as gifts, and more!
DIY Springtime Bouquets & Arrangements:  Here you will find lots of lovely bouquet ideas for spring.  I love the “bouquet recipes” with the pictures of each individual flower; they make it easy to follow along!  The arrangements with fruits and vegetables are really cool too!
Flower Cups on Desk


Add a Little Bit of Spring To Your Office Desk:  Specifically looking for an office arrangement which will spruce the place up without being distracting?  These arrangements are subtle but add a touch of nature.
Arrangement in a shoe:  This arrangement with red roses in a red high heel is cute, classy, and surprisingly elegant.  What a fun way to say “I love you” on a special occasion!  It’d be easy to come up with lots of variations on this idea for different occasions. Some other great flower ideas in this post too.
Glowing Flowers:  Scientists have discovered how to make plants glow in the dark!  How cool is that?  Click through to see some stunning photos.  With their subtle sparkle and shimmer, they look like they’re coated in fairy dust.  Absolutely magical!
I hope you enjoyed this fabulous floral roundup, and that you feel inspired by some of these ideas to create your next spring arrangement or wedding project!
May 27, 2015 — Mark Kubala