wedding takes hard work. Theres the bridal gown to take care of, the caterer,
the reception hall, the pre-wedding parties and so much more. All thats enough
to turn a bride into a modern-day bridezilla. Then she has to worry about her
entourage, the venue of the wedding, and the decorations that come with it. Of
course, a wedding wont be complete without the beautiful array of flowers that
add the charm, beauty and elegance to this truly momentous occasion.
have to be that difficult - as your professional wedding florist - it's our job
you with your choices.
flowers can mean a whole range of things. It can refer the brides bouquet, the
grooms boutonnieres, corsages, ceremony flowers, reception flowers,
floral cake decor, and other things. With
all the many kinds, colors, shapes and textures of wedding flowers, choosing the
perfect flowers for this occasion can be a truly daunting task. Fortunately
there are some tips that can help you choose the right flowers for your dream
bouquet flowers, its a good idea to consult your professional florist so you get a good
view of what your choices and what the maximum and minimum costs will be like.
Try getting ideas from magazines, bridal fairs or a friends wedding photos. Ask
the right questions so you can get a know-how of cost and
quality of wedding flowers. Browse this web site for ideas, and print
those that you like to bring in for your consultation.
perspective on available flowers for your wedding is necessary, as flowers all
have their different seasons and availability at different times of the year.
For some ideas
of seasonal flowers for your bouquet, it helps to remember the following: spring
flowers include the daffodil, bluebell, tulip, hyacinth and freesia. Summer
flowers are roses, hydrangeas, sunflowers, larkspur, dahlias, zinnias, asters,
stock, goldenrod, queen anne's lace and more. If youre having
an autumn wedding, try using gerbera, alstromeria, chrysanthemum and euphorbia.
Winter flowers are orchids, deep red roses, zinnias, statice, marigolds and lilies,
with accents such as hypericum berries.
swayed by fashion alone when deciding your bouquet. Choose something that will
appeal to your own sense of style as well as your sense of smell. The scent of
your bouquet is important, as it is the closest thing to your face. Most
modern brides are choosing simple bouquets rather than fancy, flamboyant ones.
Their bouquets often contain only one kind of flower or color, called monofloral
design. Some favorites
are the arum lilies, which are carried in a bouquet or even as a single flower,
the rose, the lily of the valley, the ivy or jasmine, peonies and freesias.
should have the largest and fanciest bouquet, followed by the maid of honor and
the other attendants, usually in the same complimentary style and colors, but
slightly smaller. The mothers corsages should be the same and the grooms
boutonniere should be distinctive, with matching boutonnieres for his groomsmen.
Flowers at the
Church or the wedding ceremony venue are indeed important, but you wont be
spending much of your time there so it may be a good idea to focus your money
and efforts on the wedding flowers at the reception. Or - be sure to style them
so they can be easily moved from the chapel to the reception area. The areas of the venue that
you should decorate can include the pew ends, altars, windowsills, columns,
windowsills, chair backs, around the entrances and the table decorations. If it
is a church wedding, it may be necessary to speak to Church officials as the
church may have special conditions, such as, many churches don't allow petals on
their carpets. It is also possible to
move the flowers in the church to the reception venue.
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