South Jersey Florist: Molly and Rich at Running Deer
Mary and I have been busy little bees this fall. Every weekend was booked with weddings and every weekend we would say "I love this wedding!". It cracks me up how every week we fall in love with a wedding, think it is the best one, and then repeat the whole scenario over again the following week! We just can't get enough of our brides, their creative ideas, and playing with all these flowers. Sometimes a wedding comes along that is just perfection. Molly and Rich were lucky enough to have one of those weddings. Sweet Little Molly used to work with Mary at Butler Gardens, a local flower shop, so their friendship goes back to their high school days! It has taken me so long to get this blog up because there are about a million amazing pictures. Finally, I just decided I am going to share all the ones I love so get ready for an amazingly long blog, ha! Tina Jay was the photographer (she also raved about Molly!), and as usual her pictures didn't disappoint!
Molly and Rich were married at Running Deer on a gorgeous day in July. All the succulents that you see in the bouquets came from Molly's mom's garden...we went there and handpicked them ourselves!
Molly's bouquet featured purple haze roses, green hydrangea, purple vanda orchids, dusty miller, freesia, and the succulents. We accented the bouquet with pearl garland and tied family hankies around the stems. This is how smart Molly is - she did a bridal portrait shoot with Tina a few months prior to the wedding and we made up her bouquet sample for her to use during the shoot. Great idea! More brides should do that!
Um - could these girls be any more gorgeous!?!?
The bridesmaids carried bouquets of purple stock, green hydrangea, vanda orchids, bupleurum, dusty miller, and succulents. The stems were wrapped with green ribbon and accented with a burlap detail.
I had to share this picture. I am obsessed with this vintage chandelier. Mary and I rescued this (from Mom's attic - she rescued it from a casino in AC many years ago!) and now offer it as a rental item. It is perfect for hanging from the pergola at Running Deer. We dressed it up with hanging crystals, springeri fern, and hydrangea.
Rich wore a bout of freesia, dusty miller, and a tiny little succulent.
For the ring bearer we made this adorable little pillow out of moss, twine, and a green button mum.
Amazing photo Tina!
Molly and Rich's wedding was full of soooo many cute details. Instead of a Unity Candle, they did a tree planting ceremony. Molly and Rich each spread some soil on the gardenia, then their parents watered it (showing their support for the new couple). Love this idea!
Ok - now I thought this was the CUTEST idea I have seen in a long time. They had their guests shower them with herbs which guests were able to mix themselves according to their wedding wishes. I love original ideas like this one!
We lined the aisle with shepherds hooks (rental) holding a mason jar of purple hydrangea.
The cocktail tables were topped with our burlap table toppers (rental) and a mason jar full of flowers.
Molly used this antique window pane to hold her guests seating cards (which were labeled polaroids of their dog!), which we accented with hanging moss ball garlands and vanda orchids.
We designed this 'A' monogram to hang on their sweetheart table. This is such a cute way to dress up the sweetheart table!
We have been doing napkin treatments more and more recently. A flat napkin fold with one flower added is such a nice touch that your guests will really appreciate.
I have been dying to show these items off...we had these items custom made for us by Cobb's Mill in Alloway, and used them to decorate a long table in the entry way. All of these items are now offered as rental items and are perfect for the bride looking for rustic wedding details.
This wooden pedestal was another one of our handmade, custom, designs that is now offered as a rental item. We topped it with the trio of cylinders that Running Deer has for each table, and merely added floating candles, hydrangea, and succulents. Each of the tables was covered with our burlap table toppers and a moss square, both are rental items. We really pride ourselves on our extensive rental collection...stop by our studio sometime and check it out!
The Sweet Life Bakery outdid themselves with this gorgeous cake! It is sitting on our wooden cake stand, also available for rent.
Thank you so much Molly and Rich for being such an amazing couple and working with us, xoxo!
Keep an eye on our website...big changes are coming soon! Mary and I will be sure to make a big announcement when everything is up and running, but we are gearing up for a whole new website!
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