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A Leavenworth, Wildflower Elopement, in a Gold, Sage, Honey and Blush Color Palette

We always seek to design in a way that mirrors the time and place of a wedding, so that the flowers feel at home and native to their surroundings. Golden tones always feel so appropriate in late summer, and they were a perfect match for the time and place of this Leavenworth elopement inspiration shoot. The glowing, earthy tones of the honey dijon roses were juxtaposed with the delicate, pastel blush/lavender tone of the Japanese anemones, and the gold, sage, honey and blush color palette mirrored the grasses and wildflowers in the meadow where the couple's wedding portraits were taken. Wanting to emulate the feeling of this wild, late-summer field, we wove grasses, yarrow and sage with the more prominent blooms in the palette to create a bridal bouquet that is both lush and wildflower-inspired. The tablescape combined a full and romantic arrangement with smaller, minimalist arrangements, and glowing beeswax tea light candles and gold flatware and accents were layered in to further play up the late summer, golden hour vibe. The bouquet, boutonnieres, and centerpieces from this inspiration shoot were created largely with blooms from our cutting garden, which always makes the designs that much more special. Enjoy!

Flowers: Botanique

Photography and Creative Direction: Anna Peters

As featured on Once Wed, with Photography by Olivia Carson

Paper Goods and Calligraphy: Jordan Cotton


About the Designer:

Botanique is a full-service floral and event design company based in Seattle, WA. Led by Creative Director Kelly Sullivan, we design wedding flowers and events with an organic, effortless, seasonal, elegant, and modern aesthetic for couples getting married in Washington state and beyond, including the greater Seattle area, Tacoma, Lakewood, Bellevue, Kirkland, the San Juan Islands, the Eastside, and Eastern Washington. In addition, we offer group floral classes and workshops in our Seattle studio focused on sustainable floral design techniques, as well as private, one-on-one floral design lessons. We also maintain a large cutting garden that acts as muse for our design work, and offer classes to teach you how to grow your own flowers and start your own cutting garden. To learn more about working with Botanique for your wedding or event, please inquire on our contact form. To sign up to be notified of upcoming workshops and learning opportunities, please sign up for our workshops mailing list.


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