A September Pittsburgh wedding

Linda LudwigPittsburgh weddings, Wedding bouquets, Wedding centerpieces, Wedding flowers

For her recent wedding to William, Hollynn chose to carry a hand-tied bouquet of white and ivory flowers, which included hydrangea, roses, lisianthus, stock and astilbe. The flowers were accented with seeded and silver dollar eucalyptus. Hollyn and William’s reception was held at the Renaissance Hotel. Centerpieces alternated between tall and low arrangements. The tall arrangements contained mostly greenery with … Read More

Here’s to another Ludwig wedding!

Linda LudwigBanquet flowers, Event flowers, Pittsburgh weddings, Wedding bouquets, Wedding centerpieces, Wedding flowers

Dan and Sarah were recently wed in St. Paul’s Cathedral and enjoyed a fabulous reception at the Duquesne Club. Of course, if it was a Ludwig wedding, the flowers had to be exquisite! White flowers adorned the sanctuary of St. Paul’s Cathedral, with white hydrangea marking the front pews. Here’s a close up of the flowers carried by the bride. … Read More

Two October weddings

Linda LudwigPittsburgh weddings, Wedding bouquets, Wedding flower trends, Wedding flowers

Our wedding season is winding down! This weekend we have only two weddings on our calendar, with two entirely different looks. Our Friday wedding features a bride’s bouquet that is lush and organic. It contains red and ivory roses, blush spray roses, blush astilbe, pink ranunculus, burgundy hypericum and seeded eucalyptus. Saturday’s wedding features a bride’s bouquet that is sophisticated … Read More

Mark and Dana’s wedding reception at the Aviary

Linda LudwigCenterpieces, Event flowers, Pittsburgh weddings, Wedding centerpieces

It was a Ludwig family wedding reception at the National Aviary on June 30! Dana and Mark chose flowers in a subtle color pallete of blush, white and ivory. The flowers were offset with containers, votive candles and chargers finished in metallic silver and rose gold. White hydrangea, white roses and white majolika spray roses filled out the centerpieces for … Read More

Winter wedding flowers

Linda LudwigPittsburgh weddings, Wedding bouquets, Wedding flower trends, Wedding flowers, Wedding trends

It’s been a whirlwind wedding season here at the Blumengarten! Frankly, what with attending to multiple weddings each weekend, there never seems to be enough time to take photos and write blog posts. In November the wedding season quiets down a bit. The cooler weather brings out looks for our brides that are quite different from the lush garden flowers of summer. This … Read More

Winter wedding flowers

Linda LudwigPittsburgh weddings, Wedding bouquets, Wedding trends

Although the wedding season slows down considerably by mid November, the winter months are still a romantic time for couples to tie the knot. The winter season gives us the opportunity to experiment with different materials and interesting textures in our floral designs. The bride’s bouquet for one of this weekend’s weddings featured pine cones and artificial navy berries in the mix, … Read More

Bridal bouquet for a Phipps Conservatory wedding…

Linda LudwigPittsburgh Florist, Pittsburgh weddings, Wedding bouquets, Wedding flowers

The wedding of one of our couples from this past weekend took place in the Broderie Room of Phipps Conservatory.  Befitting the location, the bride’s bouquet featured both flowers and succulent plant material. Included in this hand-tied bouquet are blue hydrangea, pink dahlias, lavender freesia, succulents, seeded eucalyptus and variegated pittosporum.  

Renaissance Hotel Wedding Reception

Linda LudwigBanquet flowers, Centerpieces, Event flowers, Party flowers, Pittsburgh weddings, Wedding centerpieces, Wedding flowers

Our featured wedding reception this weekend took place in the elegant Renaissance Hotel in downtown Pittsburgh.  The bride chose alternating high and low centerpieces of white hydrangea, ivory roses, white daisy pomps and spray roses, accented with variegated pittosporum and seeded eucalyptus.  Carnation pomander balls of hot pink and burgundy were bursts of color in the otherwise all-white color palette.  They … Read More