Tips to Save on Wedding Flowers

Flowers are extremely important in a wedding. There are three major uses of flowers; these are the bridal bouquet, the wedding decorations, and the wedding centerpieces. Due to the extensive use of flowers, the wedding’s budget may go over the edge. But it is also possible to have beautiful flowers while keeping the wedding expenses low. Here are some useful ideas.

Bridal Bouquet
Every bride has a favorite flower. The flower reflects her personality, her style, and her outlook on life. Whenever possible, this particular flower should be in her bouquet. But there would be a tremendous dilemma if this flower will not be in season during the wedding day. Buying flowers out of season can be terribly expensive. To save, the bride should consider having a bridal bouquet that may not contain her favorite bloom or only some of her favorite flowers. On the bright side, the bridal bouquet that contains different kinds of flowers signifies the woman’s transition from single life to married life. Marriage can be fascinatingly complicated like the bridal bouquet. Read the rest of this entry »

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Wedding Flowers: Creative Ideas for Bridal Bouquets and Reception Decor

For beautiful and memorable wedding flower bouquets, today’s brides are getting creative. Instead of letting a florist know the bridal party colors and leaving the design ideas up to them as bride’s used to do, bride requests are getting very specific. In fact, an informed and open bride combined with a creative and expressive florist can make for some stunning bridal bouquet arrangements. The only downside will be when the flowers fade! Read on for some creative bridal bouquet ideas for the bride, the bridal party, the head table and the wedding reception decoration as well.

Colors: Oh, what you can do with colors! Whether you use the flowers themselves or the ribbons and bows or candles, getting creative with color is a wonderful way to create a memorable event. Picture, for instance, wedding flowers starting from light pink and moving to deep fuschia or purple or red as you progress through the bridal party, or perhaps around the reception tables, each bouquet or centerpiece a different color than the next, getting deeper and more vibrant. Perhaps, instead, you have a black and white theme and choose vibrant red or orange or purple flowers to add a dramatic splash of color and style. For a garden or very formal themed wedding, an all-white palette for floral bouquets and centerpieces is absolutely stunning, and can be combined with silver, bronze or gold accents for a little sparkle. Read the rest of this entry »

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