Monica and Ryan
We’re doing a couple of lovely weddings at the Headlands Center for the Arts this season. Here is the first of them!
The bouquets awaiting the arrival of the bride and maid of honor. We made a little bonus hairpiece for Monica, using one of the bearded irises from our palette. Iris is my daughter’s name, so the flower holds a special place in my heart. There were some amazing locally grown bearded irises at the flower market this spring. We combined them with lilacs, geranium leaves, ferns, succulent rosettes, tillandsias, and mosses for lush and lacy texture. There are also deep purple scabiosa in there, and some silvery dusty miller.
We created a few vibrant green bouquets to decorate the benches along the ceremony aisle, and also a freestanding mossy branch for the front of the room. Close-ups:
For the dining tables, Monica and Ryan wanted simple and unexpected centerpieces. We combined large xerographica tillandsias with silvery-purple begonia leaves and some feathery moss. It was somehow a lovely pairing with the old-fashioned mix-and-match table décor.