Choosing your wedding flower arrangements is just as important as choosing your wedding flowers. Even if you have expensive and exotic flowers, they wouldn’t be of any use if you had an unattractive flower arrangement. On the other hand, even inexpensive blooms can look spectacular when placed in a beautiful flower arrangement.
All of the flower arrangements that you will use in your wedding, such as your wedding bouquet, toss-away bouquet, corsages, flower girls’ baskets, maid of honor’s bouquet, wedding flower arrangements centerpieces and boutonnieres, are equally important, and all of them should have creative and attractive flower arrangements.
To assist you in selecting flowers and creating attractive wedding flower arrangements, you may hire a reputable and experienced florist. Alternatively, you can just choose wedding flower arrangements from his or her catalog. Looking at pictures of wedding flower arrangements will give you ideas you haven’t previously thought of. If you want to personally make sure that all the details of your wedding flower arrangements are perfect, then you can do it yourself. No matter what option you choose, there are some important details that you need to remember:
Firstly, it’s very important to choose flowers that are in season. If you’re planning a spring wedding, you can use daffodils, roses, baby’s breath or daisies. Winter weddings are best accented with white wedding flowers like white roses and elegant calla lilies. If the wedding is to take place in the fall, you can choose flowers such as hydrangeas, asters, and chrysanthemums. Add a pop of color to your summer wedding with protea, roses, tube roses, and exotic flowers like orchids.
You can accessorize your bouquet with a wide variety of accents, such as ribbons, laces, crystals and pearls. They can make any flower arrangement look spectacular.
A Few Popular Bouquet Arrangements
- Single Stem — A single flower accessorized with streamers and lace.
- Nosegay — A bouquet consisting of greenery such as ferns, and flowers arranged in a round shape
- Heart – A heart shaped bouquet of red flowers such as roses
- Cascade — A bouquet of flowers with foliage cascading down the sides of the bouquet
- Round — Several blooms arranged in a round bunch
- Basket — Small baskets containing petals or small flowers which are carried by flower girls.
You can also choose to use artificial wedding flowers for wedding decorations. Silk wedding flower arrangements are common. They won’t wilt, and you can even use them to decorate your home after the wedding. Another great benefit is you can change the arrangement of the flowers if you want to. A tip for arranging flowers, artificial or natural, is to keep the large flowers in the center of the arrangement with the smaller flowers surrounding them. If you plan on making the flower arrangements yourself, make sure you have the necessary items needed, such as wires, silk cloth, and the base. You can also buy flowers from your local market and arrange them according to your own preferences.