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Bouquet Breakdown: Romantic + Traditional Hawaiian Wedding Inspiration Bouquet

Happy Saturday, loves! When this romantic tropical bouquet popped up in last week’s Romantic + Traditional Hawaiian Wedding Inspiration I knew I had to get the scoop on all the stunningly lush pink and white florals that went into this beauty! Thankfully, Maui-based floral designer, Christina Hartman of Wildheart Flowers, was more than willing to share, and we’ve got all the deets below!

Romantic + Traditional Hawaiian Wedding Inspiration

  • 2 Sprays Pink Phalaenopsis Orchids
  • 5 Stems Light Pink Shell Ginger
  • 5 Stems White Tuberose
  • 9 Stems White Ranunculus 
  • 5 Stems White Parrot Tulip 
  • 4 Stems Dracena Foliage
  • 10 Stems Maidenhair Fern
  • 3 Stems Alpinia Foliage
  • Adorn Hand-Dyed Silk Ribbon (3″ and 1.5″ widths)

From Christina Hartman… The bouquet was created to be very tropical, soft and romantic. Although our usual ideas of tropical florals are bright and bold, there are many different textures and softer colors in the tropical blooms and foliage. As my love of flowers has evolved, so has my need to look at what I can use that is growing at my back door; what is in season, and what is the environment in which they will be experienced.  

With the historical Haiku Mill as the backdrop, replete with its rich heritage of “Old Hawaii”, creating something that felt ‘local’, tropical and romantic at the same time was the focus. Working with O’Malley photographers was nothing short of a dream. They captured the Mill and all the softness we were hoping to create beautifully. When we began discussing the concept for our shoot, we kept centering on the idea of capturing the essence of Hawaii, and its beauty, but not its typical beach wedding vibe.  We wanted to tell a story that felt rich in local tradition. The bouquet is composed primarily of locally grown materials. So, by using what is growing here on island, we easily establish a sense of connection to this magical place.

Floral Design: Wildheart Flowers | Photography: O’Malley Photographers

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Hawaii is without a doubt one of the most magical and romantic places in the world. But with gorgeous, organic florals from Passion Roots in muted shades of pink and red and soft, breathtaking photos captured by O’Malley Photographers, this sweet Portland couple’s destination wedding on the island of Oahu rivals the state’s natural beauty. See all the pretty here.


From O’Malley Photographers... We recently photographed a beautiful and intimate wedding on the island of Oahu. The bride and groom reside in Portland, Oregon but opted to have the wedding on the bride’s grandparents’ property near where she was born. It’s a stunning property overlooking Lanikai Beach and the ocean. The reception was held at the historic Moana Surfrider in Honolulu, with gorgeous florals by the talented Passion Roots.

Photography: O'Malley Photographers | Floral Design: Passion Roots | Wedding Dress: Sweetheart | Cake: Tiers Of Joy | Ceremony Venue: Kailua Beach | Reception Venue: Moana Surfrider | Ring: Tiffany & Co | Invitations & Calligraphy: Kelsey Malie Calligraphy

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Destination Maui Plantation Wedding

This adorable couple not only held their Big Day in gorgeous Hawaii, but their beautiful nuptials were also filled with intimate and personal touches, like sealing their scroll-scribed vows in an empty wine bottle after reading, only to be taken out and re-read on their one year anniversary. So cute! Jasmine Lee Photography captured all the love on this special day in the gallery here, and we can’t get enough!

From The Bride… My vision of our wedding was to have a romantic space with natural beauty, and Olowalu Plantation House was the perfect setting for that. We fell in love with Olowalu the moment we saw the venue online. The house itself was very cute with its own bridal suite, and the views were spectacular. Our friends asked if we’ve ever visited the venue before booking, and the answer was no. The first time we saw the venue was during our rehearsal, and we were blown away by the beauty of the plantation the moment we stepped foot on the property. It far exceeded our expectations.

We both knew we wanted our wedding to be small, intimate and laid back. I chose blush pink and gold as our wedding colors for a romantic look. Our top priority was to have good food, music, and drinks with the people we love. Our intimate wedding was consumed with our love for each other and the love we have for our friends and family. The day was incredibly special for us.

In additional to our vows, we wanted to incorporated something special during our ceremony. The night before our wedding, we wrote personal vows to each other in which we rolled up and tied like a scroll. During the ceremony, we sealed our vows to each other in an empty wine bottle to be read on our 1 year anniversary. We loved this idea as we can display this bottle in our house to remind us of our wedding day. I cannot wait for our anniversary to come so we can read our vows to each other!

The two best decisions we made were to hire Jasmine Lee as our photographer and Susanne Brunsch as our day-of coordinator. We asked Jasmine to photograph our wedding after seeing her incredible work, and we are so glad that we did. Jasmine was very helpful in giving ideas and being patient with us. She captured our wedding day beautifully and we will cherish her images forever. Hiring a day-of coordinator was definitely key in helping us keep our sanity throughout the planning process, as well as the wedding day. Susanne was very attentive and made sure everything was set up beautifully and that we were comfortable. Both Jasmine and Susanne were very sweet, organized, and responsive to emails. They went above and beyond to meet our expectations, and we would not hesitate to hire them again.

Getting married in paradise was a surreal feeling and a moment we’ll never forget. Having someone I’m in love with to call my husband, is absolutely magical. Hawaii will forever hold a special place in our hearts.

Photography: Jasmine Lee Photography | Wedding Coordination: Susanne Brunsch Of Food For The Soul | Floral Design: Valerie Spalding Floral Designs | Wedding Dress: Monique Lhuillier | Wedding Cake: Food For The Soul | Invitations: DIY With Travel Passport Inspiration | Shoes: Christian Louboutin | Catering: Food For The Soul | Hair And Makeup: Susan Bortz | Venue: Olowalu Plantation House | MC/DJ: DJ Zenn

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