You want to have nice and effective flower arrangements. But what do you need to know and where do you start? The following is included as a general list for you and the florist to discuss:
- Bridal bouquet
- Flowers for bride's hair
- Bridesmaid's bouquets
- Different bouquet for maid of honor?
- Flower girl headpiece
- Flower girl basket decorations
- Flower girl petals to toss
- Groom's boutonniere
- Groomsmen's boutonnieres
- Different boutonniere for best man?
- Mother of the bride corsage
- Mother of the groom corsage
- Stepmother corsage
- Father of the groom boutonniere
- Father of the bride boutonniere
- Stepfather boutonniere
- Grandmothers corsages
- Grandfathers boutonnieres
- Altar, huppah, or other central arrangements
- Pew or chair decorations
- Centerpieces for each table (number of tables)
- Buffet table decorations
- Bar decorations
- Flowers to decorate passed trays (talk to your caterer about what they'll need)
- Cake decorations
- … Anything related to the wedding party, ceremony, or reception.
It's possible to make your own arrangements and boutonnieres if you want to save a considerable amount of money and have more creative control. Simply keep the following in mind: Find a bulk flower wholesale company on the web. You will need to be familiar with trimming, opening, and watering the bulk flowers ahead of time, and they'll typically get there 3 days prior to when you need them. You will want a cool, dark area for the time. Purchase the containers, floral tape, wire, and other tools like oasis. It might be easier to use a local director hire a florist.
Florists enjoy explaining their artistic and design philosophy, they are usually willing to acquiesce to whatever ideas you have in mind. However, try to pry out of them if they're minimalist, contemporary, edgy, or au naturale.
Flowers for the wedding interact with the photographs to create a memorable wedding ceremony for all.