What is Trending

Flower trends are constantly evolving. Here we link you with information and topics impacting the world of changing flower trends, flower types, floral varieties, flower colors and floral design styles and arrangements. Here is what is trending in flowers.

Floral Headpieces When Flower Trends Forecast predicted more floral headpieces in 2018 we didn’t know the extent of the trend!  And although this is from The Big Fake Wedding Austin team to support their upcoming wedding show it sure is inspiring.  The stylings really bring out a lot of wedding trends from the Bohemian feel, the outdoor setting, the natural floral stylings using an antique muted palette with touches of purple and burgundy.  See the inspiration!
Midnight Floral Foam Midnight Floral Foam from Oasis is more than just an elegant appearance.  Suddenly a mechanic is part of the design, no materials to cover the foam and no time with extra placements!  See more designs in Oasis Midnight Floral Foam!
Country Living CountryLiving curated their favorite wedding bouquets for fall 2019!  View this fun gallery of bouquet styles sure to be seen this Fall!  See the Gallery!
Trend TV The next year will include unusual and exciting interior decorating trends The great news is that plants, especially plants with unique forms and blooms will continue to be sought by consumers in greater numbers!  See TrendTV’s video of Interior Trends For 2019!

The Flowers of Colombia –Bringing Flowers into your life every day! from JSchwanke on Vimeo.

J Schwanke presents The Flowers of Colombia – Bringing Flowers into your life every day!  Such a great reminder the flower industry really is special!  See the video!
Curry Spice Golden yellow  is showing up on many trend boards!  Here Pattern Curator shares a trend board they call Curry Spice and comprised of golden yellow, brown, tan and gray!   Where will golden yellow show up in your palettes?  See the Pattern Curator’s Curry Spice palette!
Floral Garlands Brides aspire to have their wedding exhibit their individuality. Stylish archways. Floral chandeliers and wall decorations are an excellent way for the bride to express her personality and aspirations.  Floral garlands make easy to install table decorations and archways.  Oasis Floral Products shares tips for making event floral garlands.  See the post!
Junebug Weddings Protea just might be the flower with the most increased popularity for weddings!  See the gorgeous impact of protea in the blush and navy boho wedding in Atlanta.  Junebug Weddings shares this fabulous pictorial, floral design, venue, and catering by Carl House!  See the post!
FTD American Cup

Here’s a tip for getting just the color your after in your next bouquet!  J Schwanke shares his insight on Mechanic Monday for making color shifts using Design Master ColorTool to expand your color palette with the colors you need.  See the video!

FTD American Cup The International Academy of Wedding and Event Planning publishes an annual Wedding Trend Report.  The full report with information from over 60 wedding professionals can be downloaded by registering at their web site.  See the 2018 trend video report!
FTD American Cup

Katharina Stuart, AIFD won the FTD America’s Cup and will represent the US at the FTD World Cup in 2019 after her creative and innovative ‘chopped’ crate design wows judges.  She how Katharina used the Oasis Floral Foam Tile in a completely new design mechanic!

Rock my Wedding Brides everywhere are connecting to nature!  For her wedding bouquet Faye carried a bouquet of protea, dahlias and pods nested in natural foliages!  See the pictorial of this grand barn wedding in the U.K at Rock My Wedding!
Donald Yim

Looking for some ideas to create event centerpieces?  Donald Yim, AIFD shares a behind the scenes look with some great ideas from the Accent Décor catalog photo shoot.  See the video!

Sun Valley Group Many brides elect to wear white and to carry white flowers!   The Sun Valley Group shares ideas on white flowers for creating dazzling wedding bouquets.  See both blog posts; Wedding Whites Part 1 & Wedding Whites Part2!
Royal Wedding Great story on the building of the Royal wedding arch.   Pictured here are the flowers adorning the organ loft in St. George’s Chapel in Windsor for the Royal Wedding.  See the Daily Mail behind the scenes story!
International Wedding Design Challenge Here’s chance to share your inspiring wedding designs and celebrate your Gypsophila-inspired creations!   Gypsophila breeder, Danziger has created the International Wedding Design Challenge, it is easy to enter and we expect the result to be an abundance of inspiring floral designs!  Let your creativity shine – register to enter!
FR Spring Branch Design Flowering branches and mixed-texture cut greens create a natural garden feel to this great spring design by Lori McNorton at Florists’ Review.  See the video and create your own masterpieces!
Pincushion Protea Stars at Field To Vase Dinner Pincushion protea were the stars at the Field To Vase dinner hosted by Resendiz Brothers Protea!  The table arrangements were designed by Rene van Rems with vessels provided by Syndicate Sales.  The setting and designs were truly ‘field to vase’, see more of the post!
Rock my wedding The trend for bridal bouquets to big flowing bouquets with drapey foliage continues. Not every bouquet has eucalyptus flowing from it but most all!  Using a mix of foliages will add depth and texture! See more shots of this beautiful bouquet and wedding at RockMyWedding!
Deliflor The world’s largest breeder of chrysanthemums; Deliflor, enthuses us with their new edition of the Joy inspiration magazine.  Chrysanthemums provide great value with long vase life and endless selection of forms and colors.  See the newest edition of Joy and be inspired!
Oasis Bracelet Rand Powell of Foley’s Florist created this inspiring prom cuff;  ‘This is the year of the trendy prom cuff’  says Powell.  See how this piece was designed at Oasis Flora Products Ideas page!
BBJ Linens Looking for more summer and fall wedding trends?  BBJ Linens shares a wedding lookbook of trending color palettes; including this beautiful Golden Apricot theme for fall in their 2018 wedding trend video!  See the video!
The Knot TheKnot.com shares the top ten ‘Tried -And-True’ wedding flowers.  Not many surprises from what you hear from brides every day but there are a few flowers making the list that might surprise you!  See the post!
Tomes Six inspiring galleries showcasing the combined artistry of floral designer Tomas De Bruyne and the painting and photography of Vincent Messelier.  Passionate, organic and inspiring; see the galleries!
Bridesmaids

Not all the flower girls in 2018 will be dropping petals! Martha Stewart Wedding shares some alternatives to the traditional petal toss! Think mini purses and pomanders!  See the post!

Bridesmaids Be ready for 2018 brides!  Coast UK shares their collection of bridesmaid dresses for 2018!  What flowers will you pair with these modern couture-worthy styles for 2018!  See the Coast Bridesmaids Edit!
Wedding trends from wedding wire 2018 wedding trends, straight from the experts!  WeddingWire.com shares 2018 wedding trends from a host of wedding experts!  Hanging floral just as predicted by Flower Trends Forecast!  See the trend article!
Peonies The Produce Marketing Association (PMA) suggest Peonies and other ‘old-fashioned’ flowers (chrysanthemum, zinnia and dahlias) as the emerging cut flowers of choice!  The locally-sourced and farmer-florist tendencies are expected to grow!  See the article!
Flower Crowns Flower crowns continue to grow in popularity!  This real wedding pictorial from RockMyWedding.com  shows how brides balance the healthy feel of nature with elegance!  See Kristy and Sam’s special day!
Inspiration Looking for some winter wedding bouquet inspiration???  Look no further, just visit the FlirtyFleurs Wedding Wednesday Winter Wedding Inspiration!
Event Show

Just in time for the 2018 The Special Event Show, Special Events features Design Forecast 2018 with insights into event design for 2018 with input from E=MC² Event’s Keri Miller, Angel City Design’s Mark Yumkas, Legendary Event’s Tony Conway, Kehoe Deisgns’ Bridget Frizzie and Deco Productions’  Isaac Ribas!  See the Winter 2018 issue page 38!

 

Oasis Ideas The Oasis Idea Weekly by Sharon McGukin, AIFD shows us flower crowns and wreaths are popular for 2018 weddings.  Find out how these crowns and wreaths were created!  See the Idea Weekly; Wedding promises kept: wreaths, crowns and bouquets!
15 Things Wedding clients want to know that your are familiar with popular wedding trends!  Oasis Floral Products shares 15 thing you need to know!  See the article!
Botanical Brouhaha

Botanical Brouhaha reminds us just how versatile and classic chrysanthemums can be!  See this inspiring pictorial of chrysanthemums used in glorious designs! It is very Positively Posh!  See the Botanical Brouhaha Chrysanthemum page!

Color Trends So what colors will brides be bringing you this coming spring to work with?  Might it be this mix of pink, silver, rose and smokey green?  MagnetStreet shares 8 wedding color trends for spring 2018!  See the palettes from this trend-forward stationary house!
David Austin David Austin Roses Edith is featured in this artful design of hanging chairs at the Festival of Flowers held at the Leeds Castle in Kent in the UK!  The floral enchantments were created by Dennis Kneepkens, Dr. Soloman Leong, the British Academy of Floral Arts and the Leeds Castle Floristry Team!  See the truly amazing flower decoration at us.davidaustin.com.
DIY Arch Flowers are certainly the best way to make a wedding ultra-romantic.  With the trend toward more diverse wedding venues the floral arch has become the go to decoration for creating the most romantic wedding scene!  Stylish Wedd shares their pictorial blog of the 30 best wedding alters and arches!  See the blog!
Seed Your Future The goal of IFD Flower Trends Forecast is to help the flower industry better serve consumers.  We all benefit when a positive perception of horticulture and it’s many aspects are promoted to the public!  Join us in supporting Seed Your Future as the horticulture industry works to engage and excite youth about horticulture.  See the new video and visit the SeedYourFuture.org web site!