Wedding Inspo - Desert Florals

For our little team, being located in the gorgeous state of New Mexico means that we get to experience all of the amazing traditions, tastes, and beauty of the Southwest. One of our all time favorite details we get to see in both everyday life and on wedding days are desert florals. Our hearts are so happy that more and more of our brides and grooms are embracing some of our most beloved desert plants and flowers in both live florals and desert inspired details. From cacti to succulents to pampas grass to protea flowers, all of these hot climate beauties are something to behold. Check out some of our favorite desert florals for lots of Southwestern inspo!

Featured Florists
Placed by Polito
Viva Flora
Renegade Floral
Floriography Flowers
Barton’s Flowers

Featured Planners + Coordinators
Just Lovely Weddings
For the Love Events
Jessie Baca
Jessica Wonder Events


Weddings + Styled Shoots by the Alicia Lucia Photography Team
Blog + Photo Curation by Jaclyn of Alicia Lucia Photography

Wedding Inspo - Wedding Reception Centerpieces

One look at any of our social media sites and you’ll know how obsessed our little team is with florals, but we’re also in love with how our couples, planners, and florists design and create floral centerpieces. Bright, bold, and larger than life summer florals give us just as much joy as the the simple, subdued succulent adorned centerpieces. Every wedding brings its own flavor and we can’t get enough of these reception beauties!

Wedding Venues
La Posada de Santa Fe
Garden of the Gods (Colorado Springs, CO)
Santa Fe Opera
La Fonda on the Plaza
Los Poblanos Historic Inn and Organic Farm
Four Seasons Santa Fe
Eldorado Hotel and Spa
Sarabande Bed and Breakfast
Gerald Peters Gallery
Hyatt Tamaya
El Zocalo
La Mestia Ranch Estate

Florists
Placed by Polito
Renegade Floral
Viva Flora
Floriography Flowers
Shannon Loves Flowers
Ruidoso Flower Shop
Bloomstream Flowers
The Bouq’s Co
Barton’s Flowers
Stephanie Yardman Floral Design

Weddings by Alicia, Ashley, and Bre of Alicia Lucia Photography
Blog + Photo Curation by Jaclyn of Alicia Lucia Photography

Vendor Feature - Floriography Flowers

Now that May has finally rolled around, we’ve craving some major floral gorgeousness here on the blog and our soul sisters over at Floriography Flowers always know just how to bring magic into every single floral creation. From boho glam weddings with a bright floral palette to soft, neutral yet classic arrangements to deep, dark, moody bouquets, these goddesses know exactly how to make weddings an absolute dream! We are beyond excited to see what beauty they whip up for our brides and grooms this wedding season!

Featured Florist - Floriography Flowers

Real Life Love Stories
Rocky Mountain Bride Editorial at Los Poblanos (w/real life lovers Paul + Carolyn)
Mack + Shelby at Four Seasons Santa Fe
Josh + Delaney at Paa-ko Ridge Golf Club
Dustin + Ashley at Los Poblanos
Alex + Marcela at Four Seasons Santa Fe
Blake + Jennie at Garden of the Gods (Colorado Springs, CO)
Braden + Emmaly at Los Poblanos
Thommy + Kathryn at Hubbell House
Joaquin + Alexandra at La Posada de Santa Fe

Weddings by the Alicia Lucia Photography Team
Blog + Curation by Jaclyn of Alicia Lucia Photography

Real Weddings - Alter Inspiration

No matter how many weddings we shoot every season, we are constantly in awe of the incredible decor, especially floral designs, that couple select for their alters. Whether its a lush floral arch, a unique wooden tepee, or even a collection of pretty little lanterns, so many of our lovers have picked the dreamiest adornments to say “ I do” in front of and under. Don’t mind us while we’re forever lusting after these incredible set ups.

Real Life Love Stories
Tyler + Cassie at La Posada de Santa Fe
Chris + Emma at Hacienda Doña Andrea
Brian + Ashley at Eldorado Hotel & Spa
Walker + Addie at La Posada de Santa Fe
Rocky Mountain Bride Los Poblanos Historic Inn and Organic Farm
Dustin + Ashley at Los Poblanos Historic Inn and Organic Farm
Chris + Alexa at La Fonda on the Plaza
Scott + Leanne at SITE Santa Fe
Alex + Amber at High Country Lodge (Pagosa Springs, CO)
Josh + Delaney at Paa-ko Ridge Golf Club
Derek + Brigitte at La Fonda on the Plaza
Randy + Elizabeth at the Santa Fe Opera
Keith + Clare at La Posada de Santa Fe
Loren + Julia at Four Seasons Santa Fe
Gary + April at La Mesita Ranch
Amy + Crystal at Los Poblanos Historic Inn and Organic Farm
Thommy + Kathryn at Hubbell House
Chris + Teresa at Albuquerque Railyards
Shane + Megan at Private Residence in Albuquerque, NM

Photos by Alicia, Ashley, Bre, Jen, and Brittany of Alicia Lucia Photography
Blot + Photo Curation by Jaclyn of Alicia Lucia Photography

Styled Sunday - Rocky Mountain Bride at Los Poblanos

As all of our friends know, we are huge fangirls of Los Poblanos Historic Inn and Organic Farm, our favorite little Albuquerque gem tucked away in the gorgeous North Valley. So when the amazing gals at Rocky Mountain Bride reached out and asked us to capture a new wedding feature for Los Poblanos, we were over the moon!

At the end of last October, we teamed up with some of our favorite vendor besties and made major magic happen right at the peak of fall. We even convinced two of our fave, real-life sweethearts, Carolyn and Paul, to dress up as our bride and groom for the day. Amid the stunning fall foliage, impeccable planning and details came together for one of the craziest, most amazing days ever! We shot a dreamy three day wedding weekend including an insanely yummy welcome brunch and game of bocce ball on day one, followed by bike rides and drink tasting for the boys and flower crown making for the girls on day two, and then the gorgeous, intimate wedding on the final day of festivities.

We were soooo thrilled to be a part of this stunner of a shoot, cheers to many more whimsical, incredible days like this one!!!

Vendors
Venue - Los Poblanos Historic Inn and Organic Farm
Planning - Rocky Mountain Bride
Coordination - For the Love Events
Rentals - Rust Vintage
Florals - Floriography
Paper Goods - Funky Olive
Jewelry - Peyote Bird Designs
Hair - Santiago Romero
MUA - The Vanity
Bridal Gown - Lazaro Bridal
Bridal Boutique - The Bridal Collection (Colorado)
Groom’s Suit - Men’s Wearhouse
Additional Styling - Spur Line Supply Co + Izzy Martin
Cake - Sassy Bakes by Heather Guay
Bride + Groom - Carolyn + Paul Barrios

Photos by Alicia + Ashley of Alicia Lucia Photography
Blog + Photo Curation by Jaclyn of Alicia Lucia Photography