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Tips on Flower Bouquets

February 23, 2010

By Blerona

The second most important accessory to a bride is her bouquet. Your bouquet should balance out with your dress and fit into the theme of your wedding.  But the selections are endless. Here are a few tips to help you along the way when picking out your beautiful flower bouquet.

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First Step: pick your flowers

Calla Lilly   —   Dahlia   —   Japanese Toad Lilly   —   Lily —   Orchid  —  Phalliney  

 

Ranunculus  —  Rose  — Stephanotis  — Sweet Peas — Tiger Lilies –White Peony 

 

Second Step: Pick a bouquet there are 6 different bouquets to choose from

 

Beidermeir is a nosegay made up of concentric circles of diferent flowers

  

 Cascade is a waterfall- like of blooms and greenery that’s anchored in a hand-held bouquet 

 

Classic Hand-tied bouquet is a dense bunch of blooms in a bouquet holder, wired or hand-tied.

 

Composite is a handmade creation in which different petals or buds are wired together on a singler stem, creating on giant flower

 

Nosegay is a small,  cluster of flower made with one dominant flower or color, which is wrapped with ribbon or lace for a delicate effect.

 

 Pomander is a bloom-covered ball suspended from ribbon  

New Trends:  Saturated, bold and bright colors are a perfect way to make statement. Pinks reds, greens, and blues continue to run the bouquets. Orchids are the flower of the moment, especially since there versatile and come in nearly all colors and sizes. Royal purple and deep lilacs tones are also returning.

Tips: To really focus on color try arrangements in one dramatic shade and varying the textures and types of flowers. Also add a bright colored ribbon, rhinestones, or pearls to your bouquet for elagant touch.

 

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