24 May

Romantic Floral Inspiration: Anemones

anemone wedding cakes centerpieces decorations

Anemones are such an unique, curious flower… They exude both a romantic and contemporary vibe, which enables them to work well for weddings & events designed in either – or both – of these styles.

Here’s some gorgeous, anemone-inspired eye candy for you for that features these fascinating blooms utilized in ultra-creative ways for bouquets, wedding cakes, and centerpieces…

anemone wedding cakes centerpieces decorations

Image 1: gorgeous Red Anemone Bouquet via the beautiful photoblog Chiaroscuro; Image 2: Modern Bouquet via Brides.com; yellow & white bouquet via the knot; Black Tie Bouquet via Martha Stewart; red and hot pink bouquet via the knot; and black & white bouquet via Brides.com.

Next up, charming anemone-inspired wedding cakes

modern anemone wedding cakes

Image 3: Confetti Cakes – from InStyle Weddings; black and white cake with sugar anemone flower via the knot; and contemporary cake with sugar anemones by weddingmagazine.co.uk.

anemone wedding cakes centerpieces decorations

Image 4: Anemone & Sweet Peas Clay Flowers from Estilo Weddings and Country Cake by April Reed Cake Design.

anemone wedding cakes centerpieces decorations

Image 5: And last but not least is a cool “Posh Party” centerpiece featuring anemones & table lamps, via Brides.com.


If you’ve seen any other amazing floral designs featuring anemones, we’d love to hear about them!

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Lenna H SAYS:

Love the light pink with black centers, gorgeous contrast!

May 24, 2010 at 12:50 pm

Julie SAYS:

What is the season for anemones? Are they just spring-early summer?

May 24, 2010 at 12:57 pm

Diapers&Divas SAYS:

I love the black and whites! So classic and sophisticated. They would be fun with a pop of orange and red!

May 24, 2010 at 4:32 pm

The Fairy SAYS:

Love the flowers around the lamp base.

May 24, 2010 at 5:20 pm

Courtney @ Pizzazzerie SAYS:

The black and white is so classic. And the cakes – WOW! Love these!

May 25, 2010 at 7:37 am

Diana Sanchez SAYS:

What font is used for “Creative Cakes” and “Modern Romance”??

I love those black cake stands!

May 25, 2010 at 8:40 am


Diana –
That font is called Albemarle Swash. You can find it for free online – just do a google search for it :)

May 25, 2010 at 10:43 am

Sara SAYS:

Gorgeous! I kind of wish I had known about these flowers when I got married in September!

May 25, 2010 at 11:59 am

Angela SAYS:

I love anemones but would never recommend them for an outside wedding on a hot day. I’d also never recommend them for a midwest or east coast bride as their shelf life diminishes in the shipping process.

May 25, 2010 at 12:33 pm

Diana Sanchez SAYS:

Thanks, Jenn!!

May 26, 2010 at 9:34 am

Cheryl of Bliss! Weddings Market SAYS:

anemones are just gorgeous and make beautiful bouquets!

May 28, 2010 at 12:24 pm

ghost chair SAYS:

black and white is always wonderful, but sometimes people don’t do it justice. not the case here! I especially love the cakes.

May 28, 2010 at 3:10 pm

Michelle SAYS:

I am happy you posted what the font was for “modern romance” – I’ve been wondering on other posts because it is so beautiful! But how do you get the border around “romance”?

June 21, 2010 at 8:11 pm

jenn s. SAYS:

Michelle –
I created the border myself in Photoshop.

If you have Photoshop: go to Select > Load Selection, then Select > Expand (i usually expand by 3). Then create a new layer, Fill the selection with the border color you want, and Deselect. Move this new layer underneath the type layer, and you’re done. It sounds like a lot of steps but usually goes pretty quickly :)

June 25, 2010 at 1:27 pm

Cindy SAYS:

These are very unique. The wedding cakes are quite special.

October 26, 2010 at 1:46 pm
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