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A Kate Middleton Bouquet Replica: Kingsmill Resort, VA

bride holding her Kate Middleton replica bouquet smiling with her groom and wedding party

It was a beautiful fall day two years ago when Lindsay and John said “I do” in Williamsburg. They had a romantic ceremony at St. Bede Catholic Church, followed by an elegant reception at Kingsmill Resort. Lindsay was a big fan of the Kate Middleton bridal bouquet, so we styled her bouquet to resemble the princess’s famous arrangement.

A Bouquet Fit for a Princess

Princess Kate’s bouquet was composed mostly of Lilly of the Valley—a flower that is quite scarce in September. It’s also on the pricey side. To replicate the look of the Kate Middleton bouquet, we substituted white freesia and lisianthus flowers. We were able to mimic the look for a fraction of the cost, with flowers that were in season. In memory of her grandfather, Lindsay attached his class ring to the bouquet as her “something old.” Lindsay’s bouquet is a great example of how florists can help brides choose flowers to achieve the look they want without the high price tag.

Centerpieces for a Social Reception

Lindsay wanted her guests to be able to talk easily during the reception, so we went with low-style centerpieces. We styled two different centerpieces—one a lush arrangement displayed in a gold mercury glass compote, and the other a collection of stemmed floating candle vases nestled in a bed of greenery and blooms.

Lindsay and John’s wedding was such a classy and beautiful event, and we loved helping bring it together. Wishing them a happy two-year anniversary!


Ceremony Venue: St. Bede Catholic Church  | Reception Venue & Caterer: Kingsmill Resort  | Dress: Love Couture Bridal  | Bridesmaid Dresses: Love Couture Bridal  | Groom’s Attire: The Tailored Man  | Photographer: Joseph Rogero  | Band: Bachelor Boys Band  | Baker: Kingsmill Resort  | Stationary: Third Clover  | Hair & Makeup: Chessy Hewitt

bride and groom's gold banded wedding rings
the bride's mother buttoning her wedding gown
a bride's mother helps her put on her wedding dress
woman taking a photo of a bride with her bridesmaids
bridesmaids in navy gowns holding bouquets of white flowers
bride looking at her Kate Middleton replica bouquet
bride putting earrings on her mother
bride hugging her father holding her Kate Middleton replica bouquet
bride pinning a boutonnière on her father
groom tying his bowtie
bride walking down the aisle with her father in a church
bride and groom kissing in a church
bride with her mother and the groom's mother looking at their wedding rings
bride and groom walking together on the lawn
bride and groom posing with their wedding party
bride with veil over her face holding her bouquet fashioned after the Kate Middleton bouquet
smiling groom in a tuxedo
bridesmaid holding a bouquet walking down the aisle
bride and groom smiling at each other in front of the water
votive candles in vases surrounded by greenery and roses
bride dancing with her father and groom dancing with his mother
bride and her father share a father daughter dance
bride and groom cutting a white wedding cake
wedding centerpiece featuring white lisianthus and roses
a white wedding cake sitting atop a gold cake stand
mini biscuit boxes decorating the wedding favor table
bride holding bouquet walking with the groom
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