BRIDAL BOUQUET DESIGN TIPS
HELPFUL BRIDAL BOUQUET
wedding flower ideas
Since the times of the ancient Greeks,
bridal bouquets have been used in weddings. Greek brides carried
bridal bouquets of herbs to protect them from evil spirits.
flowers became prevalent in bridal bouquets. Victorian brides placed
flowers in their wedding bouquets with careful thought to each
flower's special meaning. These days, the bridal bouquet is still
every bride's best accessory and remains the focal point of wedding
As bridal bouquet design evolves, wedding bouquets are increasingly more tailored to
the different brides who carry them. They are a great way
for you to showcase your style and add some unique touches to your
wedding ceremony and reception décor.
What's the best way to update your bridal bouquet? We've assembled
most inventive bridal bouquets ideas. Read on to learn the
newest trends and how you can adapt them for your wedding flowers.
THE LATEST BRIDAL
Breakaway Bridal Bouquet
A fresh and clever idea in wedding flowers, breakaway bouquets are
gaining in popularity for creative brides. Made up of any type of
flower, breakaway bouquets appear to be one large bouquet, but are
actually composed of three separate bouquets. The bride will carry
the large combined bouquet down the aisle and then she'll break the
three bouquets apart and they'll be used as other wedding flowers.
Of the three bouquets, one is usually used for the bouquet toss,
another is for the bride to keep and the third is for the bride to
give as a special gift to a friend or loved one. Breakaway bouquets
add a unique touch to traditional wedding flowers.
Bridal Bouquet Design with Monogramming
Monograms are really trendy for all parts of weddings and that
includes wedding flowers. Generally formed from the initials of the
groom's last name, monograms are a new way for couples to
acknowledge their family names and add personalization to their
You can include monograms in your wedding flowers in a number of
different ways. Monograms can be featured as embroidery on fabric or
ribbon wrapped around bridal bouquets or they can be sewn onto the
fabric with beads or rhinestones. Wire and piping can also be formed
into monograms and placed within the blooms of a bridal bouquet.
in Bright Colors
Bridal bouquets with bright vibrant colors
are another recent update for wedding flowers. Though many brides still stick with traditional pastels and
neutral shades of white and cream for their bouquets, the latest
bridal bouquets contain flowers with glowing colors like hot pink,
bright orange, magenta and fuchsia.
You can easily use bright colors together to make a fun bridal bouquet with
vibrant purples and pinks or a bouquet that pops with citrus hues.
Bright colors can also be used alone as a single color bouquet or
can be part of a monochromatic palette mixed with flowers in muted
Different Textures in Bridal Bouquets
Mixing it up with a
blend of unique flowers and other objects, today's
bridal bouquets feature exquisite textures that add three
dimensional beauty to wedding flowers . If you use several different
types and shapes of flowers mixed together, you can easily add
varying textures to your bridal bouquet.
After you've found out
wedding flowers are in
season for your wedding, select flowers that tantalize the eye with
different textures. Flowers that are shaped differently like
stephanotis and hydrangea or carnations and spider lilies can make
interesting combinations. These flowers contrast with each other to
lend texture to your bridal bouquet. Tie your bridal bouquet
with a unique ribbon or cord (like raffia) for an added texturized
You can also use a few atypical items in your bridal bouquet to give
it a touch of texture. Pinecones, shells, fruit, feathers, berries
and leaves can be added to your bridal bouquet to give it a unique
Depending on the details you select, your bridal bouquet can
compliment the theme of your wedding. Different textures, elegant
monogramming, a splash of vibrant color or a creative breakaway
option can give your bridal bouquet exactly the right touches for it
to be a personalized and unique part of your wedding flowers.