This listing is for a custom large brooch bouquet that will be made in your choice of colors. The bouquet will include a base of silk flowers to add dimension and texture. Your custom bouquet will measure approximately 9-10" in diameter, or 24" in circumference. It will be the same domed shape that you see in the photos. These pictures show similar bouquets made for past clients, and yours will be unique. Since we use all vintage pieces, yours will be one of a kind.
- Why Choose a Brooch Bouquet? -
A brooch bouquet allows you to truly be unique and let your personality shine. We have added everything from family heirlooms to grandparents' wedding bands, to 1950s toys or army buttons. Let us be inspired not only by your tastes and preferences, but by your interests. Need more reasons? This truly is a lasting part of your big day and an instant heirloom. Dresses get folded and tucked away in a closet... Shoes get put on a shelf and rarely see the light of day... A brooch bouquet can find a home many places and remind you everyday of your special day. The Ritzy Rose's first bouquet is a reminder to us of how lucky we are and sits prominently in a place for us to be constantly reminded. You no longer have to say goodbye to your wedding flowers after they wilt, they will now last a lifetime and can be passed down to your children and grandchildren.
- Why Choose The Ritzy Rose? -
Jen Rose Diehl has a strong design background that began at Cornell before heading to London for Central St. Martin's College of Art and Design and London College of Fashion. Her passion for bridal erupted with her senior show at Cornell that featured eight uniquely inspired wedding gowns. She gained her tremendous eye from years working for a high end designer in NYC where she was an integral part of New York Fashion Week. After years of working for major brands and designing for others, The Ritzy Rose has allowed Jen to let her set her own brand's look and feel.
As a brand The Ritzy Rose loves all things vintage. Even though finding all the pieces we need for our bouquets is a difficult task, we think it is important to do all that we can to keep with our vision. Vintage provides a more green approach to design- since they are items created years ago, they are more unique and simply made better. You will find many other creators of brooch bouquets that use newer pieces, but The Ritzy Rose will continue to search for the unique vintage pieces. We pride ourselves on our vast collection of thousands of brooches which truly makes us stand out.
The Ritzy Rose's style is a blend of fashion and floral. We attempt to make an accessory and not a bouquet of flowers. Of course we will strive to fit everyone's needs, but The Ritzy Rose gives a different look than many other designers. We use a variety of pieces including enamel flowers, earrings, rhinestone brooches, lace, paper and silk flowers to add a variety of levels and textures. We want all of our brides to be carrying a statement and not just a collection of brooches.
- Pricing -
The Ritzy Rose offers a large variety of pricing and styles. We can create small, medium or large bouquets using The Ritzy Rose's signature rounded bouquet or a more traditional domed approach. To reduce some costs and add a softness to the bouquet, fabric flowers can be added. These synthetic flowers enhance the bouquet and still allow it to be an instant heirloom. Brides can also send their own pieces (details can be found below), and this can affect the price as well.
We also have a number or bouquets that are ready to ship. Please browse our Etsy shop for any bouquet that doesn't say "custom" to find bouquets that can ship to you today. These bouquets can have some changes or additions made for additional costs. These can be shipped quickly and also are a reduced costs since it requires far less communication.
Our pricing structure fits many budgets. Besides the cost that Jen pays the dozens of vintage pieces that will go into your bouquet, Jen spends many weeks or months communicating with her clients. You are also paying for her time, and for unlimited communication. You can feel confident that she will devote the time to you to make you feel comfortable as she designs your bouquet.
- Sending Your Own Brooches -
We are happy to use your collection no matter how big or small. Our base price of $350 is for those who provide enough pieces to fill the entire bouquet. We have created a system for you to know how many brooches you need to collect. Of course we can't give a number since pins range from 1/2 inch earrings to 3 inch flower brooches. Instead we use a standard sheet of paper (8.5x11) and require it to be completely filled like you would want your bouquet to be filled (with pieces overlapping). For each 1/4 sheet filled we reduce the cost a certain amount. Please send us a message to discuss what your discount will be based upon the amount of brooches that you plan on sending.
- The Process -
You will be in direct communication with Jen from beginning to end. The process starts with you believing The Ritzy Rose is the best choice for you. Please browse our past creations for our brides all over the world, read our story and inspiration and ask us any questions you may have about the design process and availability of pieces. A deposit is required, which allows us to start looking for any personal touches you may want and finding the perfect pieces for you.
Together with Jen, you will discuss all of your preferences for color, stem ribbon color, personal touches, and style. We work according to wedding date or other deadline that is requested. We want the best chance to find all the pieces for you that we can. As your date approaches you will have the opportunity to approve the bouquet via photograph before paying the balance.
We will then ship your finished bouquet insured to you via USPS Priority Mail. Shipping is free in the continental US. We ship to international locations all the time, please see costs below for international shipping rates.
- Refunds -
If in the end you are unhappy with the creation we certainly want to make things right. To a certain extent, Jen can make revisions to your bouquet. If you are still not happy, we will discuss a partial refund. Since this is a custom piece the price is not just for materials, it is also our time communicating with you, shopping and creating a piece specifically designed for you. Therefore a refund of 100% is not possible. We can discuss a partial refund if you decide to go in another direction. We are happy to boast hundreds of happy brides, so we are confident that this is something we will never have to talk about with you!
For further questions please send us a message.
Photography by Liv Collins