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.
Themes: Orchids and tropical
flowers for a Hawaiian theme, with torches and leis, or beautiful
seasonal flowers for a Spring bouquet: you can use your wedding flowers
to express any number of themes. Elegant winter white sparkling with
greens and silver for the winter Holidays or casual garden bouquets for a
summer afternoon wedding showcase wildly different flowers. Be sure to
take into account the dress styles when considering the formality level
of the flower arrangements.
Accents: Here's where you can
get really creative. Tucking little accents into your wedding flower
arrangements will make them truly unique. Try sprays of gem for a
glittery showpiece, small shells for a seaside or beach wedding,
beautiful butterflies or dragonflies for a garden wedding, or shimmery
snowflake shapes for a wintery wonderland effect. These are just a few
quick ideas, so once you get your imagination rolling you're sure to
come up with many more!
Looking through bridal magazines tends to
be the primary source of inspiration for brides, but there are many more
places to get ideas. Go to beautiful hotels and look at the decor or
even look in elegant shop windows. Think also about your personal likes;
for instance if you love birds perhaps you could tuck tiny bird figures
into some of your wedding flower arrangements. The sky's the limit for
creative wedding flower ideas!
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