Tags archives: Wedding in Tuscany

5 Things all Brides should know about Wedding Planning.

Here are five things all couple should read before adventuring in the planning of their wedding. 1. Choose a wedding planner that put you at your ease. Make sure you come to meet this person at leas once. If this person comes recommended than it is a golden star. If you are planning your wedding ab[...]

Villa Ilaria

Often described as magical, Villa Ilaria is a unique property located on the green hilltops outside Florence. Previously owned by the Medicis family, Villa Ilaria sits amid 3 hectares of olive groves and offers breathtaking views over Florence, creating an authentic, and truly unique backdrop for yo[...]

The Symbolism of Wedding Rings

Today wedding rings are precious items full of the sentiment of love. It is believed that the Egyptians were the first to introduce attribute a specific meaning to the rings. For them, the circle symbolised eternity, with no beginning and no end. Even the hole inside the ring had a meaning, represen[...]

Aromatic herbs

Most aromatic herbs can be used for cooking and medicinal purposes for their essential oils etc. Not many people know that they are lovely plants that can be added to bridal bouquets. Especially if you are getting married in Tuscany where aromatic herbs are widely used, having rosemary or lavender [...]

Sunflower - Sunshine adoration!

A mortal woman named Clytie fell passionately in love with Helios, the Greek god of the sun. She stared at him throughout the day , following his journey across the sky. Helianthus ( botanical name of the sunflower), like the adoring Clytie, faces the sun from dawn to dusk. Sunflower meaning : Ador[...]

Sunflower – Rustic dream!

Sunflowers in Tuscany are the symbol of summer. Its deep yellow colour blends in very well with the hot summer sensation. If you like rustic style, you can easily achieve this by mixing sunflowers with sprigs of lavender, and wheat, burlap, string and terracotta vases and wicker basket.

Peonies – Bashful allure

Peonies have been cultivated in Asia for more than a thousand years. In Japan they graced the Imperial Gardens and came to represent prosperity because only the rich could afford to grow them. During the Tang dynasty, the Chinese called the peony “ hundred ounces of gold “, a reference to the price[...]

Food and Wedding

It is a well renown bond that unites Tuscany with amazing food. The tradition of simple but yet full flavoured food has conquered many foreign palates around the world, without mentioning the wine. Eating for Italians is a way of socialising. So when there is a big gathering like a special event o[...]