By Anna Kocharian

Published on May 22, 2017

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Photography by KRISTA A. JONES PHOTOGRAPHY
Outdoor weddings in the summer call for finding clever ways to ward off the heat. Set out a platter of frozen treats to keep guests happy and cool.

 

See more of this whimsical tropical wedding on Bajan Wed
 
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Photography by MICHAEL WILTBANK | Styled By Kate Berry

Finding florals to complement a set color scheme or aesthetic can prove to be tricky. The fix? Spray-painting filler greens and eucalyptus leaves to achieve a palette of your choosing—find out how here.

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Photography by AARON AND JILLIAN PHOTOGRAPHY VIA STYLE ME PRETTY
Ditch the ordinary place card holders in lieu of monstera leaves paired with personalized name cut-outs. 
 
See more of this tropical fete on Style Me Pretty.
 
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Photography by LUNA DE MARE PHOTOGRAPHY | HAUTE CATERING & EVENTS
Limes used as mini taco holders? Genius. This is one fiesta we wouldn’t want to miss. 
 
Get the scoop on Style Me Pretty.
 
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Photography by AMELIA TATNALL VIA PAPER & STITCH
Here’s to using the best and brightest of the produce available during the summer as an entirely edible centerpiece. We’re taking major cues from this unbelievable display from Paper & Stitch.
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Photography by GREEN WEDDING SHOES
Summer weddings and florals are essentially synonymous, and one couldn’t go without the other. Since hoop bouquets are all the rage this year, we’re sincerely partial to this silk flower take on the traditional arrangement. 
 
Get the how-to on Green Wedding Shoes.
 
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Photography by HEATHER PAYNE PHOTOGRAPHY VIA ONCE WED

Heather Payne’s DIY concrete candles exude pure elegance with a bold flair. Pair the look with leafy greens (pictured here, eucalyptus) to maximize the effect of both.

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Photography by GREGORY ROSS VIA GREEN WEDDING SHOES
We’re swooning over the spectrum of sweet pink shades in this DIY. Take note from this charming arrangement and reserve a string of ribbon for the bridal bouquet.
 
Get the details on Green Wedding Shoes.
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Photography by CARLEY RUDD PHOTOGRAPHY VIA ANNE SAGE

Wylie West Creative‘s floral installation is all sorts of inspiring. Fasten a trio of hoops over the dining table, and string along lengthy filler greens around the ring. Use floral tape or wire to disguise the stems.

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Photography by Michael Wiltbank

Balloons paired with an exaggerated cluster of tassels should go without saying. Here’s how to recreate the look for your big day.

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