by Ingrid Kapel from Florabunda Flowers
* Florist & Wedding specialist for bridal flowers, ceremony and reception flowers & decorations.
* Available for hire, chair covers, sashes, centrepieces, wishing wells, tea light holders, candelabras, mirrors, fairy lights, Americana chairs, associated items....More
How Do I Decide on My Flowers?
First consider your priorities. Is it your theme, colour, budget or flower availability? Answers to these questions will naturally lead you to a more select flower choice and style. Romantics are usually synonymous with soft round pastel roses or peonies; red roses add a little subtle drama. Moderns are usually structured and stylised with clearly defined colours. On trend can be expensive due to high demand. Budget flowers can be... Read More »
I’m Slightly Sensitive to the Fragrance of Flowers. Are There Any Specific Flowers I Can Use for My Bridal Bouquet That Won’t Cause Any Inconvenience?
Sensitivity to flowers is different for each individual and cannot be generalized for what may be a safe option. If it's just a case of using flowers with minimal fragrance, consider, many roses are now bread for commercial use without scent, Australian natives, carnations, gladioli, lisianthus, chrysanthemums, sunflowers, orchids, iris, hydrangeas, gerberas, dahlias, and tulips are readily available for weddings that shouldn't create wafts of perfume for your ceremony or... Read More »
I Want to Keep My Bridal Bouquet as a Memento of This Special Day. Is There Any Way to Preserve It?
Freeze drying is a great option. There are many businesses that offer this service for a full bouquet down to an arrangement of your wedding certificate with a small spray of flowers from your original bouquet. They specialize in sealed boxed frames to protect from humidity, mold, and insects for a long-lasting display. Ingrid Kapel
If Your “must Have” Flower Isn’t Available on Your Wedding Day, What Will They Substitute It With?
Always explain to your client that all flowers and foliage are subject to availability. Ask then to specify what aspect is most important, style, texture, colour , cost, etc. and suggest that this will give you clear direction as a designer to select substitutes as necessary. Your history should reassure your client that you're capable to their standard. ingrid kapel