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Holiday wedding weekend!

Hope everyone had a nice Memorial weekend. Here at Shannon’s it was pretty busy with weddings and receptions going on. We had events from Springfield to Marshfield to Eureka Springs and everywhere in between!! Barn weddings, outside weddings, hotel ballrooms, and yes even a couple of church weddings.  Check out our website to see many images of events we have …

Celebrating 14 years in business!!!!!!

May 1, 2000 Shannon’s Custom Florals came to be!! We started out doing interior floral design with a few occasional weddings. The first year we decided to focus on weddings we started doing wedding shows and that year we did 17 weddings. Second year we got a bit more aggressive and did 72 weddings!! From that time on it’s been …

Count Down 24 Hours til You Do

It’s 24 hours until you walk down the aisle. You might be tempted to do some last minute tweaking on yourself, clothing, and jewelry. Regardless of what you think you suddenly need, remember in 24 hours you will be saying I Do. 1. I need more color If you haven’t already gotten a spray tan, then don’t. Skip it. No …

Bridesmaids Tips

One of your friends has gotten engaged and has asked you to be a bridesmaid in her wedding. This is a time to shine and to show your friend how much she means to you. Here a few tips to help you be the best brides made you can be. 1. Be helpful No matter what the bride needs, you …

5 Surprising Wedding Costs

Venue, flowers, cake, DJ, photographer, videographer, wedding planner – these are all expected costs that you’ve created your wedding budget around. However, there are also some expenses that you may not have thought of for your wedding. 1. Postage Be sure to take a look at the weight of your invitations as well as the shape of your invitation. All …

Easy Ways to Make Your Wedding Kid Friendly

Children at weddings can be a lot of fun or the screaming kicking nightmare you imaged. So, here are a few tips and tricks to help make your wedding kid friendly. Bonus: they will love you and you will also make a fond memory for them.   1. Kid Friendly Food You might have your heart set on filet in …

4 Ideas for Wedding Aisle Decor

The wedding aisle is the first place your guests will see you. It’s your grand entrance and it reflects your overall wedding and reception decor. Wedding aisle decor is where you can showcase your theme, personality and use statement pieces. We are always looking for new ideas and we found a few ideas for wedding aisle decor that we just …

5 Tips for Choosing Wedding Flowers

 5 Tips for Choosing Wedding Flowers There isn’t a right way or wrong way to pick your wedding flowers. It’s all a matter of preference! The challenging part is trying to narrow down which flowers to use and how to arrange them for your bouquets, centerpieces, and decor.  Let’s start with these 5 tips for choosing wedding flowers. 1. What’s …

Hot Trend! Succulent Bouquets

  Succulent Bouquets In general, succulents are an incredibly resilient and easy to care for plant. This makes succulent bouquets ideal since they will withstand hot summer weather. They come in a variety of shapes and can be combined with other flowers to give your bouquet or centerpiece a fresh one of a kind look. This hot trend is perfect for any …