Monday, October 8, 2012

Real Wedding: Kenneth and Shereen

Congratulations dear Kenneth and Shereen, on your recent nuptials! It was an honor to meet you and to be a part of your lovely wedding. Many thanks to Max Goh Photography from Malacca for the photos, and Elegante Wedding for putting together this wonderful event.

Above is the cascading bouquet we created for Shereen. As she is a very petite lady, we took special care to make sure that the bouquet did not look overwhelming on her tiny frame. Using pink roses, rose spray, pink cymbidium orchids and purple phalaenopsis orchids, tied together with a dusty pink satin ribbon, our bride got the bouquet her heart desired. To cut down on size (keeping in mind the bride's physical frame), we plucked each phalaenopsis orchid off the stem and attached them individually to the bouquet.

For our couple's big day, the Wishing Tree team took a little trip down south to the town of Muar in Johor state. The town of Muar is about 150km southeast of Kuala Lumpur, with a population of about 250,000. We were told that this town had never seen a wedding quite so grand as Kenneth and Shereen's!

Our beautiful bride is from Indonesia, and to celebrate her big day, she and her new husband decided to throw a memorable reception for family and friends - Indonesian style aka "grand"! The largest venue for their reception was a hall - so we transformed it into a "ballroom", to our couple's delight. Drapes were used to divide the hall into separate areas for the cocktail reception, foyer and dinner. The hanging umbrellas were part of the hall's decoration, so we used them in our arrangements with fairy lights, flowers, and more lighting.

Adding to the grandness of the evening, we lined the aisle with tall floral stands heavy with lush roses and hydrangea, and young green orchids that have yet to bloom.

A simple and lush floral arch for the stage, filled with hydrangea, roses and phalaenopsis orchids. Most of the blooms are fresh, and some are made of paper! Can you tell which are the papers flowers??

We created a large and low centerpiece for the bridal table. It's not visible in this photo (and we don't have a better picture) but the other side of the arrangement cascades down the table! It is beautiful and lush and full of hydrangea, roses, dianthus, baby's breath and gorgeous phalaenopsis orchids.

Once again, thank you Kenneth and Shereen for sharing your day with us, and your wedding on our blog!

1 comment:

Walter Tully said...

The lights and colors of the design for the venue were really fascinating and elegant! That's a lot of flowers! The pictures tell that the flowers made the ambiance so nice.

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