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Fresh flowers bring life and vibrancy to a wedding cel-
ebrations and can be used in bouquets, boutonnieres
or in decorating.
A beautifully crafted bouquet or boutonniere can
bring a brides look together, jazz up a simple brides-
maid's gown or add a dash of colour to the groom and
There are no hard and fast rules about what brides
should choose when it comes to their wedding flowers
with a huge range of blooms and bouquet styles avail-
Bouquets now come in a multitude of colours and
flowers, which can reflect the bride's style and person-
Remember that a bouquet is an accessory so do not
pick a bouquet that will distract your guests.
Your flowers should complement your wedding
gown and you.
Many weddings will see a matching flower from the
bride's bouquet placed on the groom's lapel. Your
bridesmaids do not have to carry the same bouquet as
For a modern twist, why not have each of your
bridemaids carry a different bouquet, but have them
all tied up with matching ribbon.
An increasing alternative to real flowers are silk
ones, which are also available through many florists.
These flowers will last a lifetime and are generally
cheaper than the real thing, but still look fantastic.
Where possible, try to select flowers that are in sea-
son as this will help to save you money.
Working with your florist is the best way to ensure
you create a cost effective but still stunning bouquets
and flowers for your special day.
BEAUTIFUL BOUQUETS: Fresh flowers create beautiful bouquets. PHOTOS: Niche Photographics,
Roses are red, violets are blue ...
fresh flowers add beauty
Wedding ceremonies and recep-
tions take place just about any-
where including gardens,
restaurants, scenic locations and
churches and all can be perfected
with the help of a professional
decorator or a team of friends.
Each area provides ample
opportunities for setting the
scene and creating a mood with
elegant wedding decorations.
First, ask yourselves what style
and mood do you both want for
your wedding day.
Are you casual, sophisticated
You may decide you want a tra-
ditional evening wedding cere-
mony with lots of candles and
flowers, or you may decide on a
contemporary setting with silver
and white balloons and an ice
Second, it is important to
know your budget.
This gives you an idea of how
many decorations you can rea-
sonably incorporate into your
Remember that careful plan-
ning is necessary to avoid costly
If budget is an issue, choose
only two or three wedding deco-
rations or decorating ideas that
really add visual impact.
Keep in mind that locations
that are already very festive or
decorative may require less wed-
Discussing your ideas with a
professional decorator will give
you a great idea f the costs and will
help you plan your special day.
Decorators will be happy to
work to a set budget and will work
with you to create the perfect look
for your special day.
Decorate with flair
DELIGHTFUL: Decorations can add to a wedding ceremony or
reception location. PHOTO: Hotimage Photography.
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