by Jessica Guiney from Sierra Blooms
I Have No Idea How Much Wedding Flowers Cost. Where Should I Start?
As a general rule, you should look to allocate 10% of your overall wedding budget to flowers. If you need help justifying this cost I would generally suggest having a look at your wedding venue without any flowers compared to when the room has been professionally set up and transformed using just flowers. It’s amazing how flowers can make the whole room look like it’s a wedding as opposed to... Read More »
Is There any Don’ts to the Colour of Your Bouquet?
We love to experiment and try new looks to suit the styling our brides are after, so we don’t always follow traditional design rules for bouquets. I would say that one thing to be aware of (and possibly avoid) is to have your bouquet flowers exactly matching your dress. This can go for bride and bridesmaids. If you are in a white wedding dress and have only white flowers with... Read More »
What Wedding Bouquet Suits the Winter?
If you really want to accentuate your winter wedding with a winter themed bouquet then I would say whites and silvers are a great way to do this. White flowers that are available in Sydney during winter include garden roses, David Austin roses, imported peonies, blushing brides, lisianthus, carnations, chrysanthemums, orchids, paper daisies, tulips and more. You can also often have silver/grey brunia berries which look really stunning paired with white... Read More »
How do You Match Your Wedding Bouquet with Your Dress?
There are colour guidelines you can work from to help make sure everything complements each other. The main factor I would consider is the colour of the brides dress and the bridesmaids dresses. A bride with a white dress can have almost any colour flowers in her bouquet. If you have a dress that is ivory or has cream you want to avoid very white flowers as they will contrast... Read More »
How to Keep Wedding Flowers Affordable within My Budget?
A big factor in helping you stay within budget but still having as many flowers as possible for your big day is to reuse some of your ceremony flowers and bouquets. If you have bought an arrangement or two for the church altar or for your ceremony you can look at having one of your family or friends move these to the reception venue afterwards. They might not be the... Read More »