The Cherry Blossom tree is indigenous to Japan, and blooms at the onset of Spring. When the blossoms bloom, Cherry Blossom Festivals ignite throughout Japan, flower viewing parties ensue, and is quite the cause for celebration. The blooms are lacy delicate pink flowers, and emit a soft sweet scent that fills the spring air. It is quite the event to witness first hand.
To view an in depth history on Cherry Blossoms and their meaning in the Japanese culture, which has transcended the globe, here is a detailed article found on Wikipedia:
Cherry Blossoms: Natural History, Flower Viewing and Symbolism,
Weddings offer the perfect time to include visions of Cherry Blossoms. They add elegant touches to bridal showers, ceremonies and receptions, perfect for the eco-chic couple wanting a simple palette, with adornments of cherry blossom branches and blooms.
Likewise the blossoms emote cause for celebration as winter changes to spring, including them at weddings emotes the joining of the happy couple, adding much symbolism that stems further than just pretty flowers.
Stylemepretty.com shows a beautiful wedding, which incorporated cherry blossoms in the decor. How stunning are the images: Style Me Pretty-Cherry Blossom Inspiration
Beau-Coup Favors has added Cherry Blossom Favors to their offerings, enabling the inclusion of the blooms to be displayed sweetly in decorations and gifts for your guests. Favors range from silk hand fans, glass coasters, soaps and candles to name a few.
Wedding Paper Divas has beautiful and elegant wedding stationary depicting intricate Cherry Blossom Designs.
ModCloth carries a simple and delicate Cherry Blossom Pendant, that makes the perfect for bridesmaid jewelry for your cherry blossom themed wedding.
For DIY projects, Cherry Blossom Designs can be found on fabrics via sources like Fabric.com.
Cherry Blossom Hanging Lanterns and Wine Glass Shades add beautiful touches to any reception. Likewise, you can create the illusion of Cherry Blossom trees in your reception area with reusable wall applique stickers, as seen on Amazon.com.
Whether you are including the touch of cherry blossoms as part of your culture, or that of your spouse-to-be, or are wanting a wedding with contemporary Asian designs, many options exist to enable you to do so! Explore the options, and enjoy perusing the possibilities!