Flowers are a big deal!
So many details go into planning your perfect wedding. Venue, food, music, dresses, color scheme and decorations. The list seems endless. Coming up with a timeline is a great place to start. Then you can get things done in an orderly manner, and concentrate on one thing at a time.
Bouquets, boutineers, headpieces, flower girl’s basket, alter arrangements, pew or chair arrangements, aisle decorations, reception centerpieces for not only the tables for your guests but also various tables around the reception venue. The possibilities are truly endless. And the amount of flowers you choose is really up to your personal taste, how much you like flowers and your budget.
Some people have a favorite flower, so they may want to base their entire wedding theme around that flower. Others don’t like flowers at all and would rather choose beautiful greenery for a more rustic look. These flowers will show up in all your precious wedding photos, so make sure you choose what you really love.
Other alternatives to fresh flowers are either silk flowers or paper flowers. In this era of Pinterest and DIY, many brides are choosing to make their own flower arrangements. I personally have become obsessed with paper flowers. A dear, lifelong and very artistic friend began making paper flowers as a hobby a few years ago. When my wedding was coming, she offered to make my bouquet. How could I say no? Now, 2 years later, as I sit at my desk to work, I look at that bouquet in a vase and they are still as stunning as the day I said I do. It brings a smile to my face every time.
Many weddings today are often anything but traditional. There’s no longer a list of traditions that have to be done at every wedding you attend. That means people can cater their wedding to suit their personality. Your flowers (or lack of flowers if you aren’t a flower person) are a great way to display your own personal style. Fresh, silk, paper or no flowers at all….the choice is yours. Make your wedding a day to remember.
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