Columbus wedding Instagrams we're loving lately

Let’s face it: You probably spend way too much time on Instagram, scrolling through #weddinginspo hashtags and experiencing thumb fatigue as a result. If that’s the case, we’re here to help with some local, curated content—our favorite Columbus-area Instagram posts from over the weekend.

This is a weekly series here on the Bustled blog, so make sure you tag us in your posts or use hashtags like #columbusweddings to help us find them for future roundups!

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Dippin into Tuesday ready to smash some goals. Who else dislikes Monday’s? I’ve never been a fan of them and always feel like Tuesday’s are my fresh start to the week.

A post shared by Wedding Photographer (@forgetmeknotphotography) onFeb 4, 2020 at 5:47am PST

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Who holds your hand at sunset? . Chelsea and AJ’s wedding was amazing! I may be a little bias because of how much I love love love AJ’s family but their wedding was truly something else. They didn’t really have a dance party, instead they set up multiple “drinking games station” That party got rowdier than any dance party I’ve ever seen! We were of course blessed with a stunning Ohio sunset! As the sun set below the horizon I set a light to give it a little extra oomph . . . #cbusweddings #cbuswedding #614weddings #ohioweddings #madewithmagmod #weddinginspo #weddingideas #cbusgram #shesaidyes #engagedcbus #greenweddingshoes #hellodvlop #hellodarling

A post shared by Peak & Sparrow Creative (@peakandsparrowco) onFeb 7, 2020 at 1:04pm PST

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Ufff Just look at it all . . . Photo @the.widfarend.yarn @theestatenewalbany @aidenandgrace @botanicaflowerscolumbus @ohtheheart @thepaperbetty @bbjlinen @tsgcolumbus

A post shared bySerendipity Designs (@serendipity.designs) onFeb 4, 2020 at 2:39pm PST

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Let’s talk processing. If you aren’t a florist or even in the wedding community then I know you are like, “Huh?” to which I say, “Exactly!” ⠀ ⠀ The reason you have no idea what I’m talking about is because this is what happens to your flowers long before you even receive them and is a crucial step in the process. Processing flowers is when the designer receives the flowers from the wholesaler, grower, or even from their own garden and they now need to prepare and process them so they can be designed with. ⠀ ⠀ I’ll use the example of roses because they can be one of the more time consuming flowers to process. When I receive them I initially cut the bottom of the stems, leave them in their packaging and put them in a clean bucket with lukewarm water so they can rehydrate. These flowers have been traveling for a while and need to have fresh water to soak up so they will last long and look beautiful for the wedding/event day. After they have sat for about 30-45 minutes I then have to unpackage them from their packaging they were put in for shipping, then I assess whether there are any damaged stems that cannot be used. From there I strip the stems of all of their thorns and leaves so that the stems are clean for designing. This also ensures that the designer and the client do not hurt themselves on thorns or have any wet or decaying leaves (from sitting in water) they are touching or potentially getting on their clothes. ⠀ ⠀ This process usually happens early in the week as roses need time to open in order to get that garden look we all know and love. After the stems are clean the flowers get a fresh cut and are placed into a clean bucket with fresh scolding hot what. That’s right, I said HOT water. You are probably like, “Wait, what?!” When you give flowers a fresh cut and put them in hot water the veins in the stems open up and suck up the water quickly which can revive fading flowers and it also makes the flowers open up quicker. Every type of flower is different with how long it takes to open and to the appropriate amount of openness before fading. Roses are very hardy and once this process is complete they are ready for designing.

A post shared by Fezz & Hazel Luxury Florals (@fezz_and_hazel) onFeb 6, 2020 at 6:02am PST

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There is so much drama on the Bachelor! I don't know if I can handle it. ⁣ ⁣ That's really all I wanted to say. Plus show off this beauty by @evergreenflowerco⁣ ⁣ #EFCPortfolioBuilder⁣ Photography - @sierradyerco⁣ Design + Styling - @camrynbrookevents⁣ Floral Design - @evergreenflowerco⁣ Studio - @zuriestudio⁣ Linens - @latavolalinen⁣ Chairs + Flatware - @aidenandgrace⁣ ⁣ #weddingflorals #weddingflowers #weddingdecor #weddingreception #weddinginspiration ⁣ #weddingdetails #weddingdesign #weddinginspo #soloverly #luxurywedding #weddingbells #weddingtime #fineartfloral #fineartflowers #fineartweddingphotography #fineartweddingphotographer #luxuryweddings #bridalinspo #lovebride #bridalinspiration #bridalstyle #weddingstyle #columbusweddingphotographer #ohioweddingphotographer #lookslikefilm #filmemulation

A post shared by Sierra Dyer Co (@sierradyerco) onFeb 6, 2020 at 5:24pm PST

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I am SO SO honored that Gary&Sara chose me to capture their special moments at Ohio Theatre today! It was the 1st EVER ceremony held in there and the staff was absolutely amazing as well; what a nice little celebration

A post shared by Exact Moments Photography (@exact_moments_photography) onFeb 7, 2020 at 12:22pm PST

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When you find the perfect someone to walk this life with - don’t let go. #srccwedding #partners #married #marriedlife #bestfriends #bride #groom #ohio #bride #cbus #cbusweddings #countryclub #happilyeverafter #happilymarried #truelove #love

A post shared by SciotoReserve Weddings (@sciotoreserve_weddings) onFeb 6, 2020 at 11:35am PST

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Acadia National Park. Oh how we have missed you #columbuswedding #columbusweddingphotographer #destinationphotographer #destinationwedding #acadianationalpark #acadianationalparkwedding

A post shared by Columbus Wedding Photographer (@styleandstory) onFeb 7, 2020 at 12:26pm PST