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4 Fall Wedding Trends for Fall 2023

The best color palette and wedding flower combinations for Fall 2023 wedding season

The hottest summer in decades is finally coming to an end, which means the cooler months of Fall and Winter are right around the corner. And with this comes a new wedding season filled with fresh inspiration for our newly engaged couples.

Our team at Something Borrowed Blooms is eager to share sophisticated and elegant wedding color palettes paired with our premium silk blooms. From a brand new collection and products to reimagined collections, this season's lookbook will surely spark your imagination when planning the wedding of your dreams.

Keep reading to learn more about the most anticipated looks of the Fall 2023 wedding season.

Digital Lavender 

Our SBBlooms Insiders have been searching for an all-purple wedding flower collection and we are excited to announce her arrival! Meet the Marlowe Collection - Inspired by 2023’s color of the year, Digital Lavender, we’ve taken the purple hue to the next level for the wedding day. Featuring a combination of soft lavender, deep plum, and merlot, achieved with the perfect wildflower mix of anemones, scabiosa, sweet peas, and delicate ranunculus, this regal color palette is everything luxe.

The Marlowe Collection includes two hand-tied bridal bouquets - a full-color ombre design composed of blooms from the entire collection and a blanc version primarily focused on soft tones. This new collection also features a new product offering; the Marlowe Flower Ball! Hang these decorative floral orbs from above as a part of a beautiful floral installation. Or, have your bridesmaids hold them for an ultra-chic style.


Our design team paired this regal collection with velvet and dual-textured burgundy bridesmaid dresses from Revelry, offering the perfect amount of contrast to the all-purple and lavender collection. Bridal gowns were provided by our friends at Watters to enhance the collection's overall luxurious style.

View more Digital Lavender inspiration here!

Classic Italia

Did someone say NEW Bridal bouquet? Introducing the Olivia Bridal Bouquet (Garden-cut). This classic Italian-inspired wedding flower collection needed a breath of fresh air, and WOW, did our design team deliver! The Garden-cut style has gained popularity amongst our SBBlooms Insiders, and we knew the Olivia Collection would be the next in line for this modern style.


With the addition of terracotta dutchess roses and Italian ruscus greenery, this asymmetrical bridal bouquet option is perfect for an autumn wedding.

View More Classic Italia inspiration here!

Bold & Blended

At Something Borrowed Blooms, we’ve mastered the art of mixing collections together to create that custom wedding flower look. And mixing the Nina and Olivia Collections, was a seamless as it gets! The New Olivia Bridal Bouquet (garden-cut) features the same duchess rose used in the Nina collection, so intertwining these two Italian sunset-inspired collections made for a cohesive design. Through the combination of these two floral collections, we were able to extend the overall color palette, creating the perfect recipe for a warm and romantic fall wedding.


While styling the look, our team leaned in heavy to gold accents to accentuate the warm tones in the florals. And Terracotta-colored dresses in complimentary fabrics were an obvious choice for the maids.

View More Bold & Blended inspiration here!

Traditional Twist

The Shelbie Collection has been a fan favorite since her refresh last year and she’s at the top of our books again this fall. With open and closed magnolia blooms, camellias, and gardenias, this collection provides a classic color palette. The dark underside of the magnolia leaves brings warmth to the collection's overall aesthetic, making it a must-have for Fall and Winter weddings.


Elements such as citrus fruit and disco balls were added to the scene to bring an unexpected twist. Black bridesmaid dresses from Reverly made the neutral white and green flower collection pop!

View more Traditional Twist inspiration here!

Tell us, what wedding trends are you swooning over this season? Comment below. View our full Fall/Winter 2023 Lookbook here! For more inspiration, browse our floral collections, and follow us on Instagram for real wedding inspiration!




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02 August, 2023

Breaking the Fresh Flower Wedding Tradition

Why Modern Couples are Renting their Wedding Flowers

@chelseeaa_renee

Weddings are highly decorated events, often accented with lavish flowers and decorations. In fact, it’s hard to imagine a wedding celebration without flowers. As the costs of weddings continue to rise, we’ve seen a shift in behavior. Overall, more couples are looking for practical alternatives for the wedding date, saving both time and money. And that’s where rent and return wedding flowers come in.

Follow along as we explain why modern couples are choosing to rent their wedding flowers instead of following the traditional route of fresh.

Cost Savings:

Weddings can be expensive, and fresh flowers can take up a lot of your budget. That’s why many couples are looking for alternatives to fresh flowers, and maybe you should too! If fresh flowers aren’t high on the list of ‘must-haves’ for your wedding day, consider premium silk flowers, which will save you thousands of dollars in your overall budget. Take the savings to the bottom line or allocate to other areas in your wedding that are more important to you, like the dress, videographer, or your dream honeymoon!

An average wedding order with SBBlooms is around $500, compared to the national average of $3,000. That’s over 70% in savings!

Convenience:

Today’s couples also want the easiest wedding planning experience. With Something Borrowed Blooms, we make planning for your wedding flowers not only stress-free but fun! Join a community of over 6k past, future, and present brides in our exclusive Facebook group. There, you can sign up for a Live Styling Session to meet with one of our Blooms Stylists. Our trained bloom professionals are here to help you visualize your special day!

Placing an order for wedding flowers can be overwhelming, but we make it easy. Preview your exact florals online with peace of mind. Because our flowers are faux, we guarantee what you see is what you get, without the substitutions or unknowns associated with fresh flowers! Want to take it a step further? You can even preview our blooms in person before the wedding date by placing an order for a preview pack. With a preview pack, you can sample two arrangements for four days and receive $20 in rewards points to put towards your wedding order. Once you’ve fallen in love, add your wanted items to the cart and continue through the checkout process. You have the freedom to make edits to your order in your customer portal (Psst. you can’t do that with a fresh florist!).


Sustainability:

Today’s couples are more conscious than ever about our planet and the way we care for it. This means they take into consideration every aspect of their wedding and how it affects our environment. For any couple keeping sustainability in mind, renting your wedding flowers with Something Borrowed Blooms is the obvious choice!

We offer 20 beautiful, on-trend collections of beautiful silk wedding flowers that are recycled and refreshed after each use to ensure the highest quality. Flowers are passed on from one wedding to the next, providing one of the most sustainable wedding flower options on the market. And these eco-friendly florals also include many other benefits, including full price transparency; our prices are the same all year long, so you don’t have to pay a premium during holidays, and unlimited availability; our flowers are always in season no matter where or when you tie the knot!


So why are modern couples renting their wedding flowers? Because today's couple keeps cost-savings, convenience, and sustainability in mind when planning for the most important day of their lives. 

Tell us in the comments below, why you chose to rent your wedding flowers.





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17 July, 2023

‘Cheers’ to the Burlesons!

Netflix’s ‘Cheer’ star; Morgan Simianer, ties the knot with Something Borrowed Blooms

@micahcookphotos

In a story that captivated fans around the world, Morgan Simianer, the spirited and inspiring cheerleader from Netflix's "Cheer" documentary series, recently embarked on a magical journey down the aisle pledging her love and commitment to her partner, Stone. In a wedding that was nothing short of breathtaking every detail mattered. From the venue and attire to the decorations and, of course, the flowers, each element contributes to the overall ambiance of the event.

Follow us as we take you through all the floral details at the wedding of Mr. & Mrs. Burleson

The Planning

The team at SBBlooms worked with Morgan and her wedding planning team to ensure every floral detail was perfect.

Morgan envisioned classic and timeless wedding flowers to enhance the already elegant Olana; a luxurious mansion estate located in Hickory Creek, Texas. With practicality and sustainability in mind, the choice was simple… premium silk wedding flowers from Something Borrowed Blooms!

The Blooms

After introducing Morgan to the Jane Collection, her eyes lit up with excitement as she started to visualize what her wedding day would look like. We wanted Morgan to see and feel our premium silk blooms in person before coming to a decision about her wedding flowers, so we arranged a preview pack, with samples from the Jane Collection. Needless to say, she fell in love with the quality and overall design!

Morgan tied the flowers in perfectly with her wardrobe selections. Bridesmaids wore Eucalyptus green chiffon dresses in different styles that perfectly matched the Jane Bridesmaids Bouquets for “just an elegant, clean vibe”, Morgan says. Stone and his Groomsmen sported black suits with emerald green ties accented with a Jane Boutonniere (Rosebud) to coordinate with the all-green and white look.

@micahcookphotos

The Ceremony

The couple said their ‘I do’s’ in the backyard of the gorgeous estate with around 200 of their closest family and friends. Morgan's grandfather walked her down an aisle lined with lush Jane Aisle Markers and white rose petals.

Our team created a gorgeous altar space for the wedding that included two descending floral structures flanking the archway. To create this look, we utilized tall and short gold stands wrapped in Jane Garland and Spiral seeded eucalyptus garlands for filler. Jane Grand Centerpieces were placed at the base of the installation, as well as the top of the short stands to top it off. Loose stems such as our needle nose eucalyptus and eucalyptus spray were scattered throughout to fill any gaps for a cohesive floral moment.

Watch us create the ceremony set-up of Morgan’s dreams here

@micahcookphotos

The Reception

Jane large centerpieces and grand centerpieces on gold short stands accented the dining tables throughout the space for eye-catching height variation. Twinkling gold glass votives were also displayed for a bit of ambiance to light the night.

Our main focus areas for the reception space were the sweetheart table and mantle installations. The sweetheart table was easy to decorate with Jane Garland, as we simply placed it to spill off the table. On each end of the table, gold Tulip Candlesticks elevated the look for the couple's first meal together. In the corner of the setup, two Gold jugs were ready for Morgan to display her beautiful Bridal bouquet.

@micahcookphotos

The Review

Morgan had the sweetest words to say about her entire experience with Something Borrowed Blooms!

“I truly cannot express how incredible the SBBlooms team is. Working with them was an absolute dream. The only hard part of the process was deciding which florals I wanted - they had so many jaw-dropping options that I just couldn't decide. One part that is overlooked is the fact that I received them by mail the week of the wedding - it's such a relief when the floral team you're working with sends you your flower arrangements early to make sure everything is there, so you have one less thing to worry about on your big day. Speaking of less stress - how about us not having to worry about our flowers wilting during the heat? There was no need to stress about refrigerating flowers and finding the space to store them because they are silk flowers.

I was in complete shock once I saw the setup! From the centerpieces at the reception to bridal party bouquets,  and boutonnieres every detail in between, the SBBlooms team made my dream wedding come to life! I couldn't get over the fireplace arrangements and the entire setup of the ceremony. I wish I had another wedding so I can experience this all over again!”

We were so honored to be the sole floral provider for Morgan & Stone’s wedding. Congratulations to Mr. & Mrs. Burleson! Thank you for choosing Something Borrowed Blooms for your special day!






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28 June, 2023

The Hottest Summer Wedding Trends of 2023

Beat the heat this summer by renting premium silk flowers from Something Borrowed Blooms

@chelseachi.photograpy

As the summer sun shines brightly, engaged couples everywhere are preparing to tie the knot in what promises to be a season of stunning weddings. And what better way to celebrate the joyous occasion than by adorning the venues with the most gorgeous floral arrangements? But, with summer heat comes the dreaded wilting of flowers. At Something Borrowed Blooms, we offer the highest quality premium silk floral arrangements to rent and are ALWAYS picture-perfect no matter the temperature. A huge upside of premium silk flowers - No wilting!

Today, we present to you the hottest wedding trends of the 2023 Summer wedding season. 

Garden Romance:

Summer is a season that’s full of budding blooms! So, for many couples embracing the ethereal garden vibe is the vision. With couples opting for lush greenery, delicate pastel hues, and abundant floral installations, imagine the disappointment when the blooms start to wilt right before you say your ‘I do’s.

Our Charlotte collection can achieve an effortless garden-inspired look for less. SBBlooms Bride, Eyanna carried the gorgeous Charlotte Bridal Bouquet (Hand-tied) while her bridesmaids in light blue carried Charlotte Posies for a scaled-down look.

@sisternorth

Boho Chic:

The bohemian trend has evolved into a classic wedding theme with a modern twist. Summer 2023 embraces boho chic with its laid-back, carefree vibes and a focus on artisanal details. Think desert sunset-inspired florals, dark green suits, and relaxed, flowing fabrics. 

Our Nina collection complements this trend, providing exquisite blooms that effortlessly capture the boho spirit. SBBlooms Bride, Kenzie perfected this look with an all-white-dress bridal party and carried the lush Nina Bridal Bouquet (Garden-cut). Take a look at the FABULOUS movement shot by her photographer. Her now-husband rocked a stunning dark green tailored suit with him and his best men sporting the Nina Boutonniere (Ranunculus)

@chelseachi.photograpy

Vibrant Tropical Paradise:

For couples seeking a destination wedding experience without leaving their hometown, the vibrant tropical paradise trend is a perfect choice. Or, if you are having a destination wedding, check out our 10-day rental option. Incorporate bold, exotic colors like vibrant corals, lush greens, and sunny yellows into your décor. Think flowy peonies, hellebores, and palm leaves. The Cameron Collection is the perfect fit for this floral vision. With a vibrant but soft color palette, she’s sure to stun in any location near or far.


Modern Minimalism:

Clean lines, sleek designs, and a minimalistic approach dominate the modern wedding trend of summer 2023. Embrace simplicity by choosing monochromatic color schemes like the traditional all-white Audrey Collection. With two bridal bouquet styles to choose from, you can create a more classic chic look with the Audrey Bridal Bouquet (Round). For a more modern look, the Audrey Bridal Bouquet (Hand-tied) offers a flowy look that’s sure to wow guests during an outside ceremony.

@lauramemoryphotography

Embrace the cost savings, reduce waste, and let the timeless beauty of silk wedding flowers enchant your special day, creating memories that will last a lifetime. Wherever you get married this season, embrace the heat and know that renting your flowers with Something Borrowed Blooms means your wedding day florals will look fresh the entire day!




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19 June, 2023

Premium Silk Flowers Beyond the Wedding

Let Something Borrowed Blooms be a part of all your special events before and after the wedding day!

@shoprowely @torreyfox

When it comes to special events, premium silk flowers have established themselves as a go-to choice, offering timeless beauty and versatility. While weddings often take center stage for Something Borrowed Blooms, there are several other occasions where our rent and return florals and decor can add a touch of elegance and charm. From bachelorette parties and engagement celebrations to bridal showers and baby showers, let's explore how Something Borrowed Bloom’s silk flower rentals can enhance all the significant moments in your life!

Bachelorette Parties:

These parties are all about celebrating the bride-to-be in style! Create a festive atmosphere by incorporating premium silk flowers into the décor. Our Nina Collection was a beautiful addition to @kristinarudolfo’s ‘Last Disco’ Party. Nina is such a fun and vibrant premium silk flower collection that is perfect for the party atmosphere of a bachelorette party.

Kristina accented her photo backdrop with a Nina Grand Centerpiece and Large Centerpiece. Smaller centerpieces and Nina garlands were scattered throughout the party to keep the look cohesive.

@Kristinarudolfo

Engagement Parties: 

An engagement party marks the beginning of a couple's journey toward marriage, and it deserves a memorable ambiance! Premium silk flowers offer the perfect opportunity to create a romantic and sophisticated setting. 

Rent a few centerpieces from any collection scattered throughout the space for a touch of elegance. If you’re opting for a dining experience, place a garland on the table setting for a lush floral centerpiece with minimal effort. The couple below chose the Jane Garland, accented with glass votives for a timeless and traditional design.

@shoprowely @torreyfox

Bridal Showers:

Every bride needs beautiful flowers for her Bridal shower! This timeless tradition is a way for the Bride's closest friends and family to celebrate her before the ‘I do’s’.

Instagram influencer @gabriellepayne_ mixed the Bianca and Eloise Collections for her Bridal shower. Decorating her tables with large centerpieces, paired with a few floral garlands throughout the space, offered just the right amount of florals for a feminine touch. We especially loved the added floral touch to the ice bucket with frozen roses in the ice cubes. Add small pink roses to your ice tray before freezing to re-create this beautiful beverage display.

@ktshieldsphotos

Baby Showers:

Welcoming a new bundle of joy is a heartwarming occasion, and silk flowers can play a significant role in creating a cozy and celebratory atmosphere. Choose soft pastel florals from our Sophia or Eloise Collection if you’re expecting a girl. Having a little boy? The Millie Collection is perfect for creating that soft baby blue color palette around the space.

While premium silk flowers from Something Borrowed Blooms are commonly associated with weddings, the versatility of our floral arrangements extends to a range of special events! From vibrant centerpieces to delicate bouquets, premium silk flowers offer a long-lasting and visually stunning alternative to fresh blooms, ensuring that these special moments are cherished for years to come.

Tell us in the comments below, what event are you planning to decorate with premium silk flowers from Something Borrowed Blooms? 



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05 June, 2023

Capturing the Perfect Wedding Day Detail Shot

Tips & tricks on highlighting the special wedding day details

@lauramemoryphotography

As the official rent-and-return wedding flower company, Something Borrowed Blooms has been fortunate enough to be part of thousands of weddings and have seen firsthand how important it is to capture the perfect detail shot. While the big moments like the first kiss and the cutting of the cake are undoubtedly essential, it is often the little details that make the day truly special and memorable. From the bridal bouquet to the entire ceremony space, capturing the details in photographs can help to tell the story of the day and create lasting memories for a lifetime!

Here are some tips for capturing the perfect detail photos on your wedding day:

Lighting is Everything

As a photographer, you know that good lighting is crucial for any photograph, but it's especially important for those Pinterest-worthy detail shots. When photographing important details, be sure to use natural lighting and avoid using flash as much as possible. Most importantly, we find that natural lighting is the best way to showcase any part of the wedding! If the lighting is too harsh, use a diffuser or reflector to soften the light and create a more flattering effect. 

We’re obsessed with the way San Diego-based photographer, Martina Micko captured Mr. & Mrs. Zwarensteyn’s walk to their ceremony space. Detail shots don’t necessarily have to be of the invitations, jewelry, or rings but they can also include special moments from the day.

@martinamicko

Use Props from the Wedding

Adding in important elements of the day makes for a gorgeous detail shot. For example, use a vintage tray or a wooden table as a background to create a rustic feel. Throw in loose stems from a cake cluster, the rings, the couple's wedding stationery, and voila! An effortlessly beautiful detail shot.

Looking for a more modern and elegant look? Mirrored elements create reflection and are perfect props for these shots. Add a piece of fabric like a spool of Honey Silk ribbon or the veil to add texture. The Bride’s perfume bottle and wedding day jewelry make for perfect filler when looking to add a little sparkle to the shot.

Consider the Layout

Composition is key in any photograph, and detail shots are no exception. Consider the placement of the wedding flowers, the rings, and other details within the frame. Use the rule of thirds to create a more balanced composition and make sure that the details are the main focus of the shot.


Be Creative

Don't be afraid to try new things and get creative with your detailed shots! Play around with angles, perspectives, and framing to create a unique and memorable shot for your couple. Look for unusual details like the bride's shoes or the groom's cufflinks to add a personal touch to the photographs.


At Something Borrowed Blooms, we know how important it is to capture the details that mean the world to your couple. By following these tips and using your creativity, you can create stunning photographs that will be treasured for years to come.

Are you a photographer interested in becoming a brand ambassador for Something Borrowed Blooms? Reach out to salesteam@sbblooms.com to learn more!

Tell us in the comments below, what makes the perfect detail shot…perfect!?


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22 May, 2023

A Black-Tie Affair

Instagram’s @mybeautypharm weds with premium silk wedding flowers from Something Borrowed Blooms 

@dorifitzpatrickphotography

They say timing is everything and that’s especially true for newlyweds; Jen and Kyle Dewitt. Before starting their life together, both worked in the medical field in Vermont without ever crossing paths. With a little help from a popular dating app, the two found each other and quickly became inseparable. Three years after their first date, Kyle proposed to Jen at the very same spot they shared their first drink together.

Jen and Kyle’s wedding was an elegant affair full of beautiful premium silk flowers from Something Borrowed Blooms. Keep reading for all the details of their big day!


According to Jen, the planning started right away! Venue scouting was short and sweet as the couple agreed on the very first place they visited; an old bank that was renovated into a stunning ballroom with cathedral ceilings. Jen couldn’t wait to see the space filled with friends and family dancing the night away celebrating their love. 

When it came to the wedding flowers, she had her heart set on the classic and neutral Jane Collection and was trying to decide on which bridal bouquet style to choose. After ordering her second preview pack, she ended up falling in love with the Wren Collection

“It immediately gives off such a luxe look with the neutral orchids and was the perfect final touch to our chic, modern wedding. I just loved how chic the bouquets looked and the modern gold accents in the Wren centerpieces matched my other decor perfectly. The Wren Bridal Bouquet (Hand-tied) has a draping effect that was so flattering on my petite figure and when I brought it to one of my dress fittings I knew it was the one! I was a huge skeptic for sure and never thought I’d consider not having real flowers but when I had them in front of me, it was one of the easiest wedding decisions I made. Rent the preview pack!



Like most brides, Jen had a vision of her wedding overflowing with flowers but not the dreaded price tag that came with it. Something Borrowed Blooms was the perfect solution!

“When I first got my preview pack from SBBlooms I was honestly BLOWN away & immediately thought “why doesn’t every bride use these?” I couldn’t believe not only how REAL they appeared but how they even smelled like real flowers. I was truly shocked and immediately knew I had found the answer to our wedding flowers. I always expected “faux flowers” to look and feel cheap or cheesy and these were the furthest from it. The champagne roses complimented my bridesmaid's Champagne Gold Satin gowns from Revelry and the subtle pop of pink is exactly what I need to bring it all together.”

Jen and Kyle's bridal party used the Wren Bridesmaid bouquets as well as coordinating Wren boutonnieres. To mix it up, the couple used a variety of Jane and Audrey wedding flowers at the reception. 



Jen’s favorite moment of the night? Enjoying a meal with her new husband and looking out at all the family and friends that had gathered together for them. 

“It was so surreal to take a moment together and realize all of these people from every stage of our lives came together to celebrate our love & it was truly a once-in-a-lifetime feeling. Some of my favorite moments were our private first look and vows (queue the tears), walking down the aisle with my dad, seeing all of our guests for the first time, joining the band with my husband as he played a song on the electric guitar (I “played” the tambourine) and our sparkler exit before our after party! Every part of the day from start to finish was perfect!” 



I would truly rate Something Borrowed Blooms a 10/10! The customer service was absolutely incredible. They were so helpful from helping me choose my florals, to figuring out how many boxes and sizes my order would be. I would rent the flowers 100x over again if I could. My guests had no idea any of the flowers were faux & everything looked absolutely stunning. Rent. The. Flowers!!

We’re so honored to have been a part of your wedding day, Jen! Congratulations to Mr. & Mrs. Dewitt, we wish you a lifetime of love and happiness!




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08 May, 2023

Sustainable Wedding Hacks

Plan a gorgeous wedding while keeping the environment and your budget top of mind

@lauramemoryphotography

Weddings are memorable celebrations of love and commitment, but they can also be incredibly wasteful. So much so, the average amount of waste produced from a wedding is four hundred pounds. From extravagant installations to non-recyclable favors, weddings have a significant impact on the environment. However, it doesn't have to be this way! By making sustainable choices, you can still have a beautiful and notable wedding while reducing your environmental footprint.

From renting to recycling, keep reading to successfully throw a beautiful eco-friendly wedding!


Rent Your Wedding Flowers

The ultimate sustainable choice on the wedding day - renting your wedding flowers! After all, flowers are arguably the biggest waste day of the wedding. Most flowers are just used for a few minutes for the ceremony or hours for the reception before being thrown out. What a waste!

At Something Borrowed Blooms, we specialize in premium silk wedding flowers that are both on-trend and on-budget. We offer 20 beautiful collections of on trend silk wedding flowers that are recycled and refreshed after each use to ensure the highest quality. Flowers are passed on from one wedding to the next, providing one of the most sustainable wedding flower options on the market. And these eco-friendly florals also include many other benefits including full price transparency; our prices are the same all year long, so you don’t have to pay a premium during holidays, and unlimited availability; our flowers are always in season no matter where or when you tie the knot!

SBBlooms also source packaging from SFI-certified suppliers! This means our boxes are corrugated, 100% recyclable, and also reduce greenhouse gas emissions.


SBBlooms Bride, Kayla used the stunning Audrey Collection to complete the classic all-white floral look so envisioned for her special day.


Rent your Jewelry

Did you know that you can rent your diamonds!? Verstolo Fine Jewelry offers diamond necklaces, earrings, and bracelets to rent for your special day. They understand that buying real diamonds for your wedding isn’t always an option and want every bride to feel beautiful while on the best day of their life. So, they rent out their gorgeous pieces to allow brides to experience the luxury of wearing high-quality diamond jewelry on their wedding day. 

All Verstolo diamonds are ‘100% natural and conflict-free and they use the internationally recognized Kimberly Process to certify that all of their diamonds are obtained using legitimate means and are not used to help fund conflict.’


Shop all Verstolo jewelry here!


Use Digital or Eco-Friendly Invitations

Creating your own wedding website and sending e-vites to your wedding not only reduces waste but also saves you time and money! If you opt for traditional paper invitations, try and stick to recycled paper options. Minted.com has thousands of designs created by real artists that are ready to be personalized and are all 100% post-consumer recycled paper.

Read about Minted’s sustainability pledge here!



Buy and Sell Pre-Loved Attire

Finding an outfit for each of your pre-wedding events can add up quickly! Once you’ve worn it once, odds are it’ll be in your closet for months on end. Our friends at Rowely have created a perfect solution for selling and buying bridal pre-loved bridal essentials for every wedding-related event. From the shoes to THE dress, Rowely has it all for an affordable price. 

The best part? It’s sustainable. Producing new clothes requires a significant amount of resources, including water, energy, and raw materials. By buying pre-loved clothes, you're helping to reduce the demand for new clothes, which can help to conserve these resources.


Shop all Rowely has to offer here!

Planning a sustainable wedding is not only good for the environment, but it can also be a fun and creative challenge! By choosing eco-friendly florals and decorations, recycled jewelry, invitations, and pre-loved attire, you can have a wedding that reflects your values and your love for the planet.

Tell us in the comments below how you plan on incorporating sustainability into your wedding day!




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17 April, 2023

Cameron and Matthew’s Timeless Wedding

The Millie Collection from Something Borrowed Blooms stuns at New Orleans wedding.


@Brennerphotography

Throughout their college years, Cameron and Matthew were always friends in passing. Following college, the two were finally at a point in their lives where they decided to give love a shot. Fast-forward one year later, and the two said their "I do’s" at a gorgeous cathedral in the city of New Orleans accompanied by their closest family and friends.

Cameron shares all the details of planning her wedding flowers with Something Borrowed Blooms


Planning for wedding flowers doesn’t have to be stressful! As a former SBBlooms employee, Cameron knew the best option for sustainable, cost-efficient, and convenient wedding flowers was Something Borrowed Blooms. The first step to effortlessly beautiful wedding flowers? Seeing them in person! With our preview packs, couples can sample two products to view for a rental period of four days. 

“I ordered a sample bouquet to try out with my bridesmaid dress swatches and that further confirmed that the Millie collection and SBBlooms would be my floral choice. I simply went online, added everything to my cart, chose my wedding date, and paid my 50% deposit. It was so simple. I liked that I didn't have to coordinate multiple meetings with vendors and that everything was handled so effortlessly. I honestly can’t say how easy and stress-free it was for me!”


Order a Preview Pack here!


When The Millie Collection launched in October 2019, Cameron knew the soft blue and periwinkle flowers were the perfect fit for her whimsical wedding vision. The variety of delphinium, lilac, and effervescent butterfly hydrangea was everything she envisioned and more. She mixed in the all-white and timeless Audrey collection to compliment the lighter blooms in Millie.

“I always wanted dainty flowers and I love the color blue. I had been eyeing the collections for a while, and when this collection was being created, I knew this would be the one I'd use! The whispi-ness of the hydrangeas made them look so real and hydrangeas are also my favorite flowers so I couldn't pass it up. I did mix in a little bit of the Audrey Collection because I loved the classic white. It was such a sweet and whimsical mixture of flowers that really captured the romantic, garden-like vision I had.” 

Shop the Millie collection here!


For the Bridal party, the bridesmaids wore pale blue dresses to compliment the periwinkle tones in the florals. An Audrey boutonniere for Matthew and Millie boutonniere (rose) for the groomsman was a great combination to distinguish the groom from his best men. Other important members of the family wore the Millie boutonniere (delphinium), all for a cohesive look.


For the ceremony, the couple used two Millie Grand centerpieces and pewter stands at the start of the aisle. Following the ceremony, these large floral arrangements were moved to the welcome table with a premium gold lantern and a Millie aisle marker to add ambiance to the space.

For the reception, repurposing the Millie bridesmaid bouquets around the cake was such a creative and easy way to enhance the tablescape. The couple used Millie garland attached to a gold hoop frame, creating the perfect photo-opp when it came to cutting the cake. Cameron also rented Audrey garland to drape on her bridal portrait for that timeless look she was going for.  



“Everything was absolutely perfect! It was so much fun creating my order and seeing my vision come to life as I added each piece to my cart and then it felt like Christmas morning when everything arrived! The quality and feel of the flowers are AMAZING and you will not feel like you've compromised on anything other than saving a ton of money! My guests kept telling me how beautiful all my décor and flowers were and I was so excited to share that it was from SBBlooms. Lauren & Laken have built an amazing company and their collections just keep getting better! I loved being an SBBlooms bride and highly recommend them to any other brides and brides-to-be that are considering using them as their floral vendor! Thanks for everything and for making my whimsical, secret garden vision come to life.”

We’re so honored to have been a part of your wedding day, Cameron and Matthew. Congratulations and thank you for choosing Something Borrowed Blooms!


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04 April, 2023

Introducing The Eloise Collection

The newest premium silk floral collection from Something Borrowed Blooms is an English countryside dream


The newest floral collection from Something Borrowed Blooms is here! Introducing the Eloise Collection, a natural beauty embodying the essence of the English countryside. Featuring the perfect mix of wild and manicured florals including an abundance of wild wisteria, a variety of garden roses, zinnias, and ranunculus. The collection captures a soft pastel color palette with shades of light peach, linen cream, and two-toned blush petals. The final photos are definitely dreamy! And so, we’re excited to share all the details of this collection's styled shoot with you.


Let’s start with the blooms of course! 

"These blooms inspire the feeling of strolling through an English garden. Eloise features big, romantic blooms in white, blush, and tea-died hues for a classic but unique blend." 

- Molly Workman, Lead Designer

Eloise features two hand-tied bridal bouquet designs - a full-color option composed of the blooms from the entire collection and a ‘blanc’ version featuring only the collection’s white and cream florals. Both bouquets coordinate perfectly with the full line of Eloise products including a bridesmaid bouquet, two styles of boutonnieres, a corsage, centerpieces, garland, aisle marker, and hair accessories.


Shop the Eloise collection here! And, watch Lauren Bercier, CEO and Co-Founder of Something Borrowed Blooms, give an in-depth overview of the entire collection in the Youtube video below.



Two different looks for this versatile collection only scratch the surface of the many ways this collection can be styled. With beautiful vintage-inspired gowns from Claire Pettibone Bridal, and satin and chiffon bridesmaid dresses from Birdy Grey, the florals of Eloise could take center stage. Accented with stunning jewelry from Embark and Fawning in Love for those finishing sparkly touches.


Shop the Eloise Collection here!


It’s no secret that cake clusters are used in many ways, but our favorite way to utilize these loose stems is for flat lays. Pairing the Eloise Cake Cluster with dusty pink invitations from Minted was a great way to showcase the feminine and whimsical blooms. 


The tablescape is where we found Eloise shined the brightest! We set the scene with English-inspired floral printed china, lace, and velvet for an undeniably romantic look that inspires contemporary Bridgerton. Pairing the Eloise Grand centerpieces with antique silver vases and gold short stands is a perfect example of medal mixing done just right. And the elevated stands provided for a dramatic, over-the-top, floral moment. 


Shop the Eloise Collection here!


Race & Religious, a historical venue in the lower garden district of New Orleans, Louisiana, was the perfect setting for this styled shoot. With reclaimed brick courtyards filled with natural greenery, the space complimented our English countryside inspiration.

Creating a gorgeous ceremony space with Eloise was as effortless as usual, with any of our pre-made SBBlooms’ products. Here, we attached several Eloise Garlands to a structured arch with zip ties while hanging the White Wisteria Garland towards the back of the installation for depth and dimension.

SBBlooms Tip: Line your ceremony aisle with varying size centerpieces for a dramatic entrance.


We hope our newest collection has inspired your wedding planning. Tell us in the comments how you’re styling the Eloise Collection for your wedding day!


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21 March, 2023