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

Flowers for a Grand Concourse wedding reception

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

The reception for one of our weddings this past weekend was held at the elegant Grand Concourse Restaurant in Station Square. The color theme was pale pink and white. The bride’s bouquet featured light pink oriental lilies, ivory roses, white spray roses, white freesia, white mini calla lilies and white dendrobium orchids. The bridesmaids bouquets complimented the bride’s with light pink … Read More

Wedding reception centerpieces…

Linda LudwigBanquet flowers, Centerpieces, Event flowers, Flower colors, Party flowers, Pittsburgh weddings, Roses, Wedding centerpieces

Three of our brides this week chose low centerpieces of roses and hydrangeas for their reception tables. Yet even using similar flowers, each wedding is a unique vision. When it comes to flower arrangements, a change in color can mean a major change in the final result! Our first centerpiece features a stunning color palette of purple hydrangea, ivory roses and green hypericum in a 6″ bubble … Read More

It was a beautiful wedding weekend in Pittsburgh..

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

Here’s a peek at the flowers from two of last weekend’s weddings… The bridesmaids bouquets from our first featured wedding were designed in a soft, romantic pink and lavender palette, featuring peonies, roses, spray roses, lisiathus and stock. The flowers looked like they were fresh-picked from a garden! The reception at the Hilton Garden Inn, Southpointe, had alternating tall and low centerpieces made of hydrangea, … Read More

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

Weddings, conventions and graduations…

Linda LudwigConventions, Pittsburgh weddings, Plants, Roses, Wedding bouquets

The weekend after Mother’s Day proved even busier for us than the weekend before! May is the start of the wedding season in Pittsburgh, and this week we designed wedding flowers for three different bridal parties. We also provided green and blooming plants for various graduations, and for the International Quilt Market, which was held at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. Did you know … Read More

Flowers for an October wedding in Pittsburgh

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

Our featured wedding this week was a spectacular vision of white with gold and crystalline accents.   The bridesmaids carried white hydrangea studded with cream and blush roses, crystals and pearl strands, with gold and rhinestone ribbon wrapping the stems. The flower girls carried silk pomander balls, finished with fresh pink mini spray roses, rhinestones and gold ribbon. The reception centerpieces … Read More

August wedding flowers…

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

The first weekend in August was a busy one for weddings at the Blumengarten! One of our brides this weekend carried a simple, yet sophisticated, bouquet of white calla lilies: Another featured bride chose exquisite Picasso mini calla lilies with ivory roses and purple alstromeria for her bouquet: Yet another bride picked centerpieces featuring gerberas, spray roses, Asiatic lilies, bells … Read More