Amber & Evan | Aldridge Gardens Wedding & Reception Hoover, Alabama

Peacock themed weddings and receptions are something Dorothy McDaniel’s Flower Market is seeing a lot of lately. We believe this is party because their iridescent feathers and decadent beauty lends a deep color palette that works year round.

When bride Amber brought us her ideas for her spring wedding at Aldridge Botanical Gardens in Hoover, Alabama we were excited to jump right in! Amber didn’t necessarily want to include peacock feathers but instead use the deep colors of turquoise, purple, and green.

Ashville photographer Olive Yew Photography captured the day and was nice enough to share the photos with us. Thanks Kelli!

Amber's wildflower bridal bouquet included blooms of Cool Water roses, white peonies, pink astilbe, purple stock, Queen Anne's lace, scabiosa, and mini green hydrangea. The stems were wrapped in an ivory satin ribbon.

Amber’s wildflower bridal bouquet included blooms of Cool Water roses, white peonies, pink astilbe, purple stock, Queen Anne’s lace, scabiosa, and mini green hydrangea. The stems were wrapped in an ivory satin ribbon.

Amber's flower girl carried a small bouquet of flowers including white hydrangea, cool water roses, pink astilbe, and lavender.

Amber’s flower girl carried a small bouquet of flowers including white hydrangea, cool water roses, pink astilbe, and lavender.

The most important ladies in Amber's life wore beautiful turquoise bridesmaid dresses and carried bouquets of simple white hydrangea.

The most important ladies in Amber’s life wore beautiful turquoise bridesmaid dresses and carried bouquets of simple white hydrangea.

Amber and her bridesmaids pose for wedding photos at Aldridge Botanical Gardens in Hoover, Alabama.

Amber and her bridal party pose for wedding photos at Aldridge Botanical Gardens in Hoover, Alabama.

Evan and his groomsmen wore grey suits with purple vests and ties. Their boutonnieres were made of lavender spray roses wrapped in twine.

Evan and his groomsmen wore grey suits with purple vests and ties. Their boutonnieres were made of lavender spray roses wrapped in twine.

Amber and Evan pose for photos at their peacock inspired rustic garden wedding at Aldridge Botanical Gardens. Florals by Dorothy McDaniel's Flower Market

Amber and Evan pose for photos at their peacock inspired rustic garden wedding at Aldridge Botanical Gardens. Floral design by Dorothy McDaniel’s Flower Market

Florals by Dorothy McDaniel's Flower Market

Wedding floral design  by Dorothy McDaniel’s Flower Market

Bridal party photos at Aldridge Botanical Gardens in Hoover, Alabama. Floral design by Dorothy McDaniel's Flower Market

Bridal party photos at Aldridge Botanical Gardens in Hoover, Alabama. Floral design by Dorothy McDaniel’s Flower Market

The aisle was lined with shepherd hooks with mason jars hung by twine. Wildflowers were used in the jars including pink astilbe, white hydrangea, scabiosa, and purple stock.

The aisle was lined with shepherd hooks with mason jars hung by twine. Wildflowers were used in the jars including pink astilbe, white hydrangea, scabiosa, and purple stock.

wildflower mason jar pew marker

The flower girl and ring bearer make their way down the aisle. The ring bearer carries a wooden rustic sign that says, "Here comes the bride."

The flower girl and ring bearer make their way down the aisle. The ring bearer carries a wooden rustic sign that says, “Here comes the bride.”

Amber's dad gives her away at her Aldridge Gardens wedding and reception.

Amber’s dad gives her away at her Aldridge Gardens wedding and reception.

Evan smiles as his bride makes her way down the aisle. Floral design by Dorothy McDaniel's Flower Market.

Evan smiles as his bride makes her way down the aisle. Floral design by Dorothy McDaniel’s Flower Market.

Floral design by Dorothy McDaniel's Flower Market, Birmingham, Alabama.

The tree trunk arbor and floral badges included white hydrangea, cool water roses, scabiosa, Italian ruscus, purple stock, pink astilbe, and Queen Anne’s lace. Floral design by Dorothy McDaniel’s Flower Market, Birmingham, Alabama.

Evan kisses his bride and raises his arm in excitement!

Evan kisses his bride and raises his arm in excitement!

Amber repurposed her bridesmaids bouquets for her table centerpieces, and Dorothy McDaniel’s Flower Market provided turquoise table linens to bring out the vibrant blue of the peacock feather.

Blue mason jars with small bouquets of the wedding flowers line the rock wall at Amber's Aldridge Botanical Gardens wedding reception.

Blue mason jars with small bouquets of the wedding flowers line the rock wall at Amber’s Aldridge Botanical Gardens wedding reception.

Amber and Evan's wedding cake was a tree trunk inspired cake with clusters of purple roses and astilbe.

Amber and Evan’s wedding cake was a tree trunk inspired cake with clusters of purple roses and astilbe.

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