by Mary Ann Webb from Houston Flower Girls
- Owner/Partner at Houston Flower Girls
- Co-Owner at Westside Flower Exchange
- Studied at Southern Methodist University
Do You Do the Ceremony Setup?
I think it is very important for the florist to set up the ceremony site! Unless you are very creative, you will not know how to balance and create interest for the guest as they wait for the ceremony to take place. Mary Ann Webb
What Are the Factors That Go Into Making a Good Bridal Bouquet? Can I Add a Hint of Colour to Mine or Does It Need to Be All-white?
To make an interesting bouquet you need to have texture, color, and shapes. Even in all white bouquets they need to have texture and different shape flowers to make it interesting. Now a days a bride can carry whatever she would like! An all white bouquet does blend into the dress. I really like seeing brides carry some color in their bouquets. You need to have at least five different... Read More »
Is It Vital to Know Where the Florist Source My Wedding Flowers?
Unless you are requiring that all the blooms be from a certain country, you should let the florist do her job! This is getting too much into the florist business! Flowers come from all over the world and by trying to tell where to get the blooms from you could be costing yourself money. Besides doing wedding flowers I also own a wholesale floral company. The bride needs to be... Read More »
How Do I Decide on My Flowers?
Unless you know exactly what flower you would like, I would give the colors that you are wanting to the florist and let them decide what flowers would be best at that time of year in your location. Let the florist do what they do best... that is to design your flowers! You could be wanting peonies and peonies are not in season year round. If you have a certain... Read More »
What is the Correct Way of Holding a Wedding Bouquet?
You need to hold the bouquet if it is a Bohemian style with your arms almost straight. Brides and Bridesmaids have a tendency to hide behind the bouquet. Mary Ann Webb