by Polly Klein from Polly's Petals & Particulars, Inc.
- Proprietor/Designer at Polly's Petals & Particulars
- 2011-2016 Wedding Wire Couples' Choice Awards
- Has over 16 years of Floral Design and Planning for the event industry
What Wedding Bouquet Suits the Winter?
Wintry bouquets can and are gorgeous! Remember weather is always a factor in making sure the blooms in your bouquet stay intact. Hydrangeas can be delicate in the winter and one bloom I would stay away from in bouquet work, especially if you are a bride that likes outdoor pics in cold weather. Hardy garden roses, pods, draping foliage and tones of wintry, silvery foliage (i.e. dusty miller, eucalyptus pods,... Read More »
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?
Today's bride has not limits with regards to color options and style. If you do decide to add color to your bouquet make sure that there is enough color with a couple different hues added to the mix for impact. A colorful bouquet will always photograph well, just make sure that the colors work well together for your vision and style of your day. Don't be afraid to add color... Read More »
What Are the Best Colour Combinations for Flora Decoration for a Church Wedding?
Churches can be tricky. Some have very ornate interiors, some have very contemporary, modern interiors. I typically suggest all white when a church has an ornate interior with darker lighting, it does lighten the interior. When my clients have a ceremony in a more clean, contemporary design if they have color that they are using as accents I recommend the color option. Color in a modern interior really has impact.... Read More »
How do You Decorate a Small Wedding?
Decorating small weddings really depends upon setting for ceremony, reception venue and style of the client and more importantly price point. I see clients do this all the time, they will purchase little knick-knacks or items they find on-line and scatter in an attempt to provide elements of design. The best word of advice I can give KISS (keep it simple silly). Focus on one element and have that element... Read More »
I Love Big Flowers ! Should I Choose an Oversized Bouquet?
I love BIG Flowers too!!!! An over-sized bouquet though, hmmm, not so much. Your bouquet is supposed to be an accent to your silhouette while dressed in your gown. It should not take the overpower your gown, nor should it hide the lines created by your gown (this coming from a passionate floral artist - I know right) The key is to work large sized floral into your bouquet as... Read More »