3 Adorable Rainbow Flower Ideas for Same-Sex Wedding Ceremonies

The rainbow has been a symbol of LGBT pride since the late '70s, when it was first created by Gilbert Baker. Baker is an artist and drag queen who wanted to create a flag that gave the gay rights movement a unified image of identity. The rainbow's many colors signify the diversity within the community, and its brightness stands for pride, joy and energy. The history and symbolism of the rainbow make it the perfect color scheme for a same-sex wedding. Here are some ways you can incorporate the rainbow into your big day: 1) Your Wedding Party One idea that will bring the rainbow to your event is with the flowers for your wedding party. You can choose boutonnieres in rainbow colors, and pin them to the wedding party's suits in the order they'll walk down the aisle. The same can be done with bouquets or corsages, creating a rainbow as your attendants appear and line up on either side. For a special effect, you can arrange it so when everyone is standing up at the front, a rainbow pattern will stretch across both sides of the wedding party. This will wow your guests, and it could be a fun surprise: The pattern might not be clear until the entire wedding party has appeared. This will work best with single-color flower accents, like Teleflora's Purple Promise Wristlet.  Bridal bouquets can also be an opportunity to show off your pride. A bouquet full of bright, multi-colored blossoms will be both beautiful and eye-catching, and will pop against a bridal gown. If you have a flower girl, you can use rainbow flowers to decorate her hair, and... read more
Tips For Your Rosh Hashanah Table

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Rosh Hashanah is a time of joy and celebration, but it’s also a deeply religious holiday that calls for reflection and introspection. By creating a beautiful and elegant Rosh Hashanah table, you can represent both the exuberance and solemnity of the Jewish New Year. September 13 – 15, 2015

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6 Grandparents Day Presents Your Toddler Can Make

6 Grandparents Day Presents Your Toddler Can Make

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How to Kiss and Make Up (With Flowers!)

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August 25 has been named National Kiss and Make Up Day! On this national holiday, we celebrate our relationships by learning to let go of grudges, apologize and make things right. Have you done something recently that you need to apologize for?

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