inspiration LOCAL As one of the more visual aspects of a wedding, fl wers bring color, texture, and dimension to a theme. No matter what your wedding’s color scheme is, local florists h ve used the beauty of jewels to come up with gorgeous bouquets to inspire your own! See their cake counterparts on page 124. Emerald CREATED BY: ACME FRESH MARKET Amethyst CREATED BY: THE BOUQUET SHOP Photos by: OH Snap! Photography Sapphire CREATED BY: ACME FRESH MARKET Thought to be a reflection f the heavens, sapphires sym- bolize joy and prosperity. This arrangement combines blue hy- drangeas, calla lilies, and white roses symbolizing marriage and new beginnings for one senti- mental and beautiful wedding bouquet. Emeralds symbolize hope for the future and are known as the stone of successful love – perfect sentiments for your wedding bouquet! Add lemon leaves, eucalyptus, and bracken fern to a bouquet of white roses and hy- drangeas for a touch of emerald. As Pantone’s color of the year is Ultraviolet, Amethyst is the perfect jewel tone for your bouquet! Luckily, many types of fl wers bloom in purple. Combine varying shades of lisianthus, roses, zinnias, anemone, dahlias, and even kale for a dynamic arrangement. 110 | TODAY'S BRIDE 3-8 MONTHS UNTIL "I DO" FLOWERS