In the process of planning for the wedding, a whole new world (a huge commercial complex) revealed itself to me.
I found myself googling things like “2017 wedding cake trends” and then I google 2016 wedding cake trends, 2105, 2014, etc… because I just hadn’t been paying attention before and its amazing how design trends evolve.
It was all a very enlightening and a fun process to immerse myself in.
In my research to understand wedding trends particularly as I put together my own dress, I came across a new trend for myself that I am quite in love with.
Its simply a brightly hued floral on a white field.
I thank the wedding world for leading me to seek out colorful embroidery and floral patterns, but the home decor and more casual fashion world that I actually dwell in has opened up as well.
Let’s explore this visually so I’m not just raving on and on…. and then we can reconvene and see if you are into it too. Maybe you have some examples that you have been pinning or loving or squirreling away in your inspiration folders.
House Beautiful is into it. Check out this cover. The cover features this temporary wallpaper from Anthropologie. Flipping through its pages will illustrate more and more colorful floral prints and patterns sneaking their way into our homes.
Furbish is into it, and I was into what they were into with this recent POP UP SHOP featuring Happy Cactus Designs. How sweet!? I tried my own hand at some embroidery work, and found it to be quiet relaxing. You might consider giving it a go yourself.
We have these vintage Uzbek Suzanis at TEOT that fit the bill perfectly. They look radical draped over a table (take a cue from Ashley of @meetmeinphilly), the back of your sofa, or they could be floated in a large plexi frame for artful presentation. We have a new solution with our partners at Simply Framed for that, and we’re looking forward to our first excuse to try it out.
Another option at TEOT includes the beautiful Indian Block Print Euros we have. They look exceptionally adorable on the bed at our latest home staging project with Laura Turns, the community manager at our town’s favorite MilSpo outfitter R. Riveter.
Consider this image by Rachel Garrison a sneak peek, more to come on that asap.
This embroidered Tshirt by Tessa Perlo on Etsy, is super cute.
Nothing like finding a pair of pants you just bought on sale for half off… but hey, all the more reason why you might go snag them asap.
I love the fit and feel of these Zara floral trousers.
These Lulie Wallace Melamine plates will punch up your next picnic.
Of course, there is nothing like the real thing and floral design was a part of my own wedding planning process that I really enjoyed.
I looked to LA’s Moon Canyon for inspiration and I’m so glad I did.
I’ve been enjoying the sketches of Minnesota Designer Julie Gilligan.
Vintage Crewel Embroidery from morphewconcept
Please share your floral finds! <3