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Spring Wedding Season

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Spring is in the air and its Wedding Season again! Preserve your Wedding Bouquet in a customized Shadowbox for generations to come too enjoy! www.suspendedintime.com , call us at (801)227-0075 to find a dealer near you or to find out how to own your own franchise.

2015 Women’s Expo Orem April 17th -18th

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Come Visit Us At The SHOW! Suspended In Time Flower Preservation call us at (801)227-0075 for more information on becoming a dealer or to find one near you.

When: Friday and Saturday, April 17-18, 2015
Where: The UCCU Center at UVU in Orem (directions)
Hours: Friday = 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday = 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Tickets: Free online at this site for a limited time!
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Nicole Barron Bridal Bouquet Preserved

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Each encasement is custom designed to reflect your personal style. You can include your photos, invitation, garter, tiara, toasting glasses, grooms boutonniere or any other special items.

Plan now to preserve your flowers and have them picked up while they are still fresh. If your wedding has already passed, it is not too late. The services we offer are preserve wedding bouquet, how to dry flowers, dry wedding bouquet and much more! Contact your nearest dealer today!

Merelyn Daughters Bouquet

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“I have used them twice for both of my daughters wedding bouquets. They both turned out great.” ~Thank you for your comments Merelyn. If you would like to find a dealer near you or would like to own a franchise of your own call us at (801)227-0075 or look us up on our website at http://www.suspendedintime.com/.

Eiffel Tower For a Tribute to a Lovely Girl

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When someone you love passes on, your world changes in many ways. Flowers have historically been a comforting symbol of respect, admiration and even celebration at funerals and memorial services. Funeral flower preservation is growing in popularity as people realize how special it is to have a memory of the event that was the final tribute to someone they dearly loved.
 

Honor Your Loved Ones

P10100353Funeral flower preservation is not about remembering the funeral, but about paying tribute to a beautiful person’s life. Suspended In Time® has extensive experience to help you create a special tribute keepsake that honors your loved one and celebrates life. Call (801)227-0075 to find a place near you or to find out how to purchase your own business.Fifty Shades Darker 2017 film trailer

Kristiann Fuller Bouquet Preserved

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Kristiann Fuller came in today to pick-up her bouquet after we preserved it for her. She wrote out the following testimonial for us about her flowers: “I love my preserved flowers! The encasement is so beautiful! I love how the flowers pop out with there color and the perspective. I will be able to enjoy my bridal bouquet for years and years. I love it!” Thank you for your wonderful comments Kristiann. You can do this for people in you area by owning your own franchise call (801)227-0075 to find out more or to find a dealer near you.

Juli Maggio Scott Bronco Wedding Bouquet

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This stunning arrangement was done for a wonderful women named Juli.  Her and her husband are huge fans of the Denver Broncos (hence the orange and blue colors).  You can also see the cute couple sporting jersey’s of their favorite team in their engagement photo inside the shadowbox she chose.  This stunning bouquet will last for generations to come in this stylish rustic pine black shadowbox display case that has been custom designed to the couples themed special occasion.  Thank you Juli for allowing us to work with you to create this bright memorabilia display that will decorate your home for years to come.

 

In order to create your own custom designed encasement call us at (801) 227-0075 for more information or to find a dealer near you.  Also, find out how to own your own franchise and create these special encampments for those in your own neighborhood.

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Julia Whipple Scott Wedding Bouquet Preservation

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Upon picking up her bouquet Julia Whipple Scott had these wonderful comments to say about her beautiful bouquet, “I absolutely love my flowers! The service was also great. They were so nice and even sent me a picture before they sealed it. I am so glad I did this!” Thank you Julia, we wish you luck in your new chapter in life! For more information on how to get this done call (801)227-0075 to find a dealer near you or to learn more about becoming a dealer.

Women’s Expo April 18th-19th Free Tickets

 

 

We are going to be at THIS WEEKEND’S WOMEN’S EXPO going from April Friday the 18th to Saturday the 19th. Come on down and say hi and check out all the goodies and giveaways going on at the show!

Check out this website to get your free tickets for the up coming Women’s Expo this Friday and Saturday! www.UtahWomensShow.com You all have the free ticket code FREEFORME that you can share with others.

Bridget Fielding Wedding Bouquet

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“The flowers look beautiful! The quality is excellent & I’m excited to always have my lovely wedding flowers in my home:).” ~ Bridget Fielding ~ Her Mother also wrote down a testimonial for us, “Gorgeous, Simply gorgeous! I’m very very please with the outcome.”

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6 bridal bouquet ideas

6 bridal bouquet ideas

Updated: April 30, 2013 01:17 PM EDT

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It’s true: We’ve come a long way from the days when brides carried bouquets down the aisle to ward off evil spirits (yes, that’s how the tradition started).

Though some trends have blossomed and others have wilted, one thing remains true: Flowers are a great way to make a highly personal statement, whether it’s a bloom’s more abstract Victorian meaning or just that it comes in your favorite color. Here are six easy ways to draw inspiration for your bouquets.


Tip 1: Channel History

Ever wonder why many brides carry stephanotis in their wedding bouquets (besides the fact that the flowers are so unique and gorgeous)? These creamy, star-shape florets carry a symbolic meaning of happiness in marriage.

Says who, you ask? Many such floral traditions are rooted in the conservative Victorian era, when every flower was given a symbolic meaning so that men could express their sentiments without words. Armed with a new edict, men began courting ladies not with love letters or serenades but with bouquets — and soon a lady receiving coral-color roses knew her suitor was expressing the first signs of desire, while a young maiden receiving a dainty cluster of violets might blush at the notion that her secret admirer had expressed his faithfulness to her. Learn the meanings of these popular wedding flowers and incorporate a little bit of history into your wedding day.

Here are a few of our favorites to get you started:
– lily of the valley = happiness
– calla lily = beauty
– freesia = innocence
– gardenia = joy
– orchid = love
– lilac = first signs of love
– anemone = expectation

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Tip 2: Color-Code It

Choosing colorful flowers that match your wedding palette is an obvious way to personalize your bouquet. But just because you’ve picked a pretty green-and-purple combo for your wedding, doesn’t mean your flowers need to scream eggplant!

Colorful adornments — from ribbons and fabric to beads and baubles — will make any bouquet meaningful. We love going with monochromatic blooms and bringing in color through the shape — and shade — of unusual additions, such as dark, rich berries, brilliant green succulents, or even jewel-tone sugared grapes.

Other examples: Do as the Romans did in times of celebration and add stalks of herbs to your bouquet, such as sweet-scented, pale purple lavender. Or take a bundle of typical white wedding blooms, like stephanotis or calla lilies, and tie the bouquet with a green wrap secured with a purple snap or button. You might even string purple- and green-accented paper cranes (for good luck) from your bouquet.


Tip 3: Check Backgrounds

Flowers can speak louder than vows — in all the pictures, at least. Another way to personalize is to choose flowers that match your personalities or are expressive of your backgrounds and beliefs.

For instance, you may choose to give a nod to his Norwegian heritage by including purple heather — Norway’s signature flower — in your bouquet and on the guys’ boutonnieres. Or you might pair your birth-month blooms like lily of the valley with chrysanthemum, because he was born in May and you in November. Or maybe your bedroom is always awash in tulips — your favorite bloom (a good choice, as they represent “consuming love”). Include these (you’ll find them mainly in three popular varieties — French, Dutch, and Parrot — though there are 3,000 varieties) in your bouquet. Did he propose while you were road-tripping in Georgia? Consider carrying a nosegay of peach-hued roses.


Tip 4: Keep It In The Family

Delve into your own family history and elevate the personal factor of your bouquet. Give your wedding flowers a homegrown flair by picking peonies from your mother’s garden; or you may choose to carry a cluster of white French tulips because your mother did so, as did her mother and her mother’s mother.

There are also less obvious ways to incorporate familial elements into your bouquet: Wrap the stems of your flowers in your favorite fabric topped off with your grandmother’s vintage hat pin, or create a bouquet wrap from an heirloom silk scarf. (Remember though, fabrics may be damaged by water and pins). Consider threading a relative’s pearls around soft rose petals to add sophistication to your wedding; or simply your the florist to take silk ribbons monogrammed with both of your initials and loop them through the bouquet.

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Tip 5: Remember To Remember

Keeping in sync with your fiance and your bridesmaids will help you pick personalized flowers. Start by recalling a favorite date that you and your fiance had. Was it the time you enjoyed an afternoon picnic in the park and he brought along a bouquet of your favorite flower — daffodils — to commemorate the occasion? Consider carrying these blooms down the aisle. Or maybe he brought you daisies for your first date? Make sure your bouquet is bursting with them. Is his favorite eau de toilet that you wear lavender scented? Ask your florist to incorporate sprigs of sweet-scented lavender into your bouquet and onto his boutonniere. You might even ask your attendants what their favorite flowers are — you could include each of their favorites into your own arrangement.


Tip 6: Use Your Environment

Gather inspiration from the everyday elements around you. Some fresh takes: Dress a bouquet with faux freshwater pearls because you’re marrying at the beach, or dot your arrangement with small fruits for a touch of spring (we love kumquats, lemons, even cherries). Is your fall fete taking place in a botanical garden of sorts? A motif like butterflies might be an appropriate thread for your details — let ceramic or fabric ones peek out from behind the flower petals as a nod to the season. We’ve planted the seed — you’ll need to take it from here.

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Don’t Forget Father’s Day!

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Father’s Day is right around the corner.  We at Suspended In Time® love Dad’s and want to thank them for the great men that they are!!

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Wedding Stats

Average Cost of a Wedding

$28,110

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In 2013, the average cost of a U.S. wedding is between $27K-$28K (honeymoon not included). While this number varies by region, season, day of the week and style, it accurately portrays what most planning couples ultimately spend for their big day. This dollar amount is a logical indication and baseline for an average 2012 wedding budget.
Did you know: Nearly 50% of all couples will end up spending more on their celebration than they had originally budgeted for.  Think about that for a moment.  Roughly 2.6 million weddings are performed each year in the U.S. and almost half of them will fail to stick to their intended budget. Knowing what other couples are spending is helpful in creating a realistic financial budget that can successfully be followed.
Weddings By the Numbers
According to TheKnot.com, New York City (Manhattan) couples topped the rankings in 2010 as having the highest average budget ($70,730) of any other U.S. city while Utah has the lowest average spend ($13,214).
For more basic but in-depth information, check out the infographic below from BridePop that introduces you to all the key concepts you need to know:
Only 16% of couples spend more than $30k on their wedding.
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More Data & Statistics

Below are a few leading resources for bridal statistics that we source when creating our average costs. A majority of that information comes from online websites such as the Bridal Association of America, David’s Bridal, TheKnot, SmartMoney, Money.CNN.com, DataMonitor,The Wedding Report, Real Simple, Wedding Directory, Brides.com, USAToday,Wikipedia, Forbes and Mint.com.

Bridal Market Overview
In 1924, Marshall Field’s became the first department store to launch a bridal registry. Ever since then, the bridal business has grown to become a $48 billion industry that continues to grow and thrive. Check out the link below to watch a video from Mint.com that covers some interesting facts and information on what was once considered a relatively simple affair.

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History Of The Wedding Dress

Marriage has always accounted as the occasion where one would display their best dressing style. Do you ever wonder about the emergence of wedding dress? When and how did white become the favored color for wedding dress? White might seem to be the eternal color for wedding, but, surprisingly, history tells us something else. The trend of white dates back to the Victorian era, before which there were myriad colors used for wedding dress. For those who want to get complete information about the origin of wedding dress, the following lines will suffice.
Interesting Information On Background Of Wedding Dress
Ancient brides used to dress up in brightly colored wedding garments. Effervescent colors symbolized the happiness of the bride. Things changed in the medieval times, when marriages started to mean the bondage between not only two individuals, but also between two families, two businesses and even two countries. Brides of this era cautiously dressed as they singularly represented the whole community.
Medieval brides from well-to-do families wore rich colors and luxurious fabrics, like furs, velvet and silk. Those from middle class families wore stuff that was a copy of the elegant styles of the richer class. The trend continued for a few years and the wedding dress became a symbol of the social status of the family. The more material used, the more sleeves, the longer the train, the richer the bride’s family was assumed to be.
While the rich used the power of money to get the best possible dress from the market, brides from the poor family wore their church dress for their wedding. The trend of white wedding attire was started by Queen Victoria. It was in 1840 and Queen Victoria married Prince Albert of Saxe, wearing a white wedding gown. White came as a big, but pleasant surprise to everyone. Soon, brides from all over Europe and America began wearing white wedding dresses as well.
While there were some who preferred vibrant colors, white definitely had seeped into the minds of people. By the end of the century, white had become the color of the wedding dress. Various trends and styles were adopted to make the dress a perfect bliss on the D-Day. However, more changes were in store. During the Great Depression and World War II, the eternal white dress was replaced by the church dress.
People thought that it was not the appropriate to wear lavish dresses, when there was grief all around. After the war ended, luxurious wedding dresses in white jumped back into the center stage. With time, shades of white, cream, off white or ivory became acceptable as wedding dress colors. Today brides’ dresses have adopted varied dressing styles. From the timeless white to the Hawaiian beach dress, the options are endless.
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Janae Austin Remebrance Encasement

When our lJanae Austinoved ones pass away we have many fond memories of them.  Away to remember is to do a tribute to them whether its a little table dome or a shadowbox to help us remember those we have lost.  After such a loss Janae Austin had a shadowbox done with some of the lovely flowers from her Nephews’ service.  Her comments after seeing the finished piece were, “We so appreciate the time you spent to make our beautiful floral tribute for our sweet nephew.  It turned out so beautiful and will be treasured by our family.  Thanks for your kindness and patience as you helped us with our remembrance!”  We not only make beautiful arrangements for weddings, proms, and other special events but we create displays for those you have loved and lost.  So that you may have that remembrance of that bright personality that you so loved in your home for generations to come.   Many stories will be shared when someone ask who is that so that your loved ones live for ever in your memories. They are Suspended In Time not only in our hearts but memories through a beautifully arranged display of flowers and other mementos you wish to include in your display.

Karli White Bridal Bouquet-Before and After Flower Preservation

After getting her flowers preserved from her bouquet recent Bride Karli White says, “I love it!  I’m so glad I will be able to look at it everyday and have it remind me of our big day.  Beautifully done!”

Before and After Pictures

Before and After Pictures