There are so many options out there for a wedding bouquet , so where do you start? First, finding out what you like and don’t like is a great place to begin. These 5 wedding bouquet trends will start off your discovery of what exactly you’d like to carry down the aisle.
1. A tight posy
Nice, neat and great for a bride that doesn’t feel like fussing too much with their bouquet: a tight posy of flowers is practical and beautiful. Bound sturdy, and blooming proudly, these bunches look fantastic, and also gentle in the hand of you and your bridesmaids. Find out more about “How to make the bouquet in harmony with the dress of bride and bridesmaids“!
2. Using foliage
If you want to bring some extra depth to your wedding bouquet, why not include some nice fresh green leaves, ferns, twigs or sprigs. Having different lengths and textures adds a bunch of personality to a humble bunch of flowers. They can be expertly placed surrounding the bouquet, or combined throughout, either way, they bring an all important feeling of nature and the vibrant green can offset any colour palate to stand out a bit more. Meanwhile, it is also a good way to keep your wedding flowers affordable with your budget!
3. Cascading (waterfall) bouquet
A bouquet fit for a queen, you have to be comfortable with flowers holding this one. A waterfall bouquet is definitely a statement and can often be the centrepiece of the walk down the aisle. It can compliment your dress if you have a long train to echo the cascading features of the flowers, or you can even use it with a simpler style of dress, and keep it a focal point to show off your entire wedding. Either way, they are a stunning piece of floral arrangement to enjoy.
4. Using succulent or wildflowers
A hot trend in the wedding flower world at the moment is using succulents in your bouquet. This is a wonderful idea for many reasons. The complimenting texture of these unique plants, make them able to be paired with many other flowers. They have thick fleshy leaves, they are incredibly sturdy and they hold water in their stems for a long time. You are also able to replant your succulent off cuts used in your bouquet. That way you’ll always have a beautiful floral reminder in your garden of your wedding day. Find out more about “Can I have succulent plant in my bouquet“!
5. Use complimenting colours
It is easy to pick any old flowers that you like the look of for your bouquet, but when you work with a florist they will be most apt at trying to include the colours of your dress, bridesmaids dresses and the groom’s suit. Working with this colour palate, you can come up with a bouquet of flowers that compliment your attire. This is such a beautiful way of linking in décor to gown, which in turn, helps the overall look of the family of colours that you are using on the day to make your wedding a cohesive visual experience. Find out more about “how to match your wedding bouquet with your dress“!