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Pastel Garden Wedding at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Center

Elizabeth and Adam exchanged their vows a second time at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Center last summer! Their first wedding took place in their hometown in Minnesota, but because of COVID, their family couldn’t make it. This time around, they were so glad to invite a small group of their closest loved ones to […]

June 28, 2022

Kirstie Veatch Photography - Des Moines, Iowa Wedding Photography

Weddings

THE MICRO WEDDING: How less is becoming more for modern couples

Elope: run away secretly to get married, especially without parental consent, as in: “later he eloped with one of the maids.” While this definition may have been relevant for the 16th-century bride, elopement weddings have come a long way, and are not just for those escaping condemnation, or running off to Vegas. Elopement weddings, also […]

May 16, 2020

Weddings

TOP TEN REASONS TO HIRE A PROFESSIONAL FLORIST FOR YOUR WEDDING

Are you wavering between a DIY (do it yourself) approach or hiring a professional florist for your wedding? There is so much more for you to consider than just the cost of the investment. Below, I have compiled the top ten reasons you should hire a professional. Number One:Testimonials You will be able to view […]

May 1, 2020

Weddings

IRISHMAN ACRES WEDDING: Des Moines, IA

Samantha and Kyle celebrated a wonderful holiday-themed wedding at Irishman Acres Venue in Bondurant, Iowa. All of the wonderful little details created a beautiful background for their special day and Lavender Blue Floral was so honored to be a part of the celebration. One of many little personal touches is the Christmas tree in a […]

February 15, 2020

Weddings

HOW TO PRESERVE YOUR WEDDING BOUQUET

Don’t Toss your Bouquet… Preserve it! After all the time and expense in selecting the perfect flowers for your wedding… don’t toss them, preserve them! Suspended In Time® will professionally preserve your bridal bouquet and other wedding memorabilia allowing those memories to be cherished for a lifetime. The Suspended In Time® drying and preservation process […]

February 3, 2020

Flower Care, Weddings

KATIE & ANDY’S WEDDING // Iowa Arboretum

DES MOINES GARDEN WEDDING Katie and Andrew celebrated their love story at a beautiful Iowa Botanical Center. It was one of our absolute Favorite weddings in 2019! Katie and Andrew incorporated their love of friends and family at their wedding. They worked hard to make it a celebration of everyone coming together! The carved wood […]

January 30, 2020

Weddings

THE DISTRICT // Bridal Photo Shoot // Des Moines, IA

Vintage Glam can be found in Iowa when photographer Sara Reus takes the reigns! By pulling together some great Des Moines wedding vendors and pairing them with an amazing local venue, all the elements came together and magical images were created. Lavender Blue Floral was lucky to be included in the team of vendors that […]

September 23, 2019

Photo Shoots

MODERN STUDIO WEDDING // Des Moines, IA // PHOTO SHOOT

Des Moines Iowa holds many wonderful spaces to create a unique styled wedding shoot. And that is exactly what photographer Megan Taylor thought about when she started planning for this beautiful look. It came alive in a restored building in downtown Des Moines Iowa called The Studio at One Source All the beautiful elements were […]

June 19, 2019

Photo Shoots, Weddings

FLOWER CROWNS // Des Moines, IA

“I would rather wear flowers in my hair than diamonds around my neck.” Iowa boasts some beautiful opportunities for displaying flower crown love, true to the signature style of Lavender Blue. We pride ourselves on being experts at pairing the best elements and accents to bring your vision to life, always sprinkled with a bit […]

April 16, 2019

Photo Shoots

RACHEL & TYLER’S WEDDING // Country Lane Lodge

Rachel and Tyler are perfect for each other! They each bring unique qualities to the proverbial table (one easy example is their nationality— Tyler is Canadian, Rachel is American!) but they share a kindness that will take them far in life, together! Their wedding was held just outside Des Moines, at the Country Lane Lodge […]

September 12, 2018

Weddings