Wedding Flower Expert Tips You’ll Love

Wedding flowers have always been a part of a couple’s “A List” when it comes to preparing things for the big day. Here are some tips from wedding experts in getting those lovely wedding flower arrangements.

• Don’t forget to do your little ‘research homework’. Interview several NY wedding florists as you would do to any professional just to make sure you have the same vision for your wedding day. It would be important that you feel comfortable working with your chosen wedding florist. Find someone that listens to your needs and wants. Try to establish a special connection with your wedding florist. A person who shares your visions will be able to execute the type of floral designs you desire even without you articulating every detail.

•    Try to go local! Choosing your wedding flower arrangements based on date and destination will not only save you some cash but is also an awesome way of giving a nod to your locale.

• Create a doppelganger. Do you love the pretty look of hydrangea but could not afford this expensive bloom for maybe 10 flower centerpieces? You can always go for carnations instead. They are nice and less expensive flowers that when bundled, may mimic the ethereal hydrangea look.

• Think outside the flower vase. Break away from the classic flower vases and change how your flowers would look. Think about utilizing flower pots, wooden boxes, Moroccan urns and other vintage vases for your flower centerpiece arrangements. Don’t hesitate to match those ‘flea market finds’ and other family heirlooms for that unique and charming touch.

•    Think outside the flower box! If you’re not entirely a flower person, then you can always try to jazz up your flower arrangements with other creative stuffs like feathers, seashells, branches, decorative wire, and so much more.

• Choose a color and then design the flower scheme. Every florist would want to give you those cutting edge designs even when you want to stay on a budget. Give them your wedding color preferences instead of the flowers you want. Your NY wedding florist can recommend you flower options that you can help you save money.

• Don’t lose the greenery. Your foliage is something that can be considered as a best friend. Ask your NY wedding florist to integrate foliage with unique silhouettes and textures for spectacular flower arrangements. The addition of foliage is something less costly compared to those blooms and thus stretches your wedding budget.

Winter Wedding Flower Arrangements

There is definitely no shortage for wonderful ideas that could help reflect the winter season on your big day. Here are some of the most popular wedding flower arrangement tips that could help you make your winter wedding the most exciting season of the year.

Romance with Winter Whites. White wedding themes have always been associated with winter but an ‘all white’ color palette does not mean that you have to stick with those stark and modern white flower arrangements. Many stylish grooms and brides are now getting into the trend for that soft and vintage effect comprised of ivories, creams and pale blush colors. For your blooms, you can always a classic mix of white orchids, tulips, amaryllis, anemones and calla lilies. This interesting combo can create that effect of gently colored and textured flowered bouquets that appear elegant and lavishly romantic.

The Tactile Accents. Your NY wedding florist can also add a certain dimension for your centerpiece by mixing a touch of sage green lamb’s ear to silver Dusty Miller leaves. Experience some kind of frosty effect that shows the winter season while breaking up an all red or white color palette. You may also opt for similar design to be applied on your bouquet. Try to carry a ‘single flower cluster ‘as you walk along the aisle and you can keep your bridal bouquet interesting by integrating some of these small bursts of texture and color. A mass of tulips, roses or anemones would look great!

The Rich and Festive Red. Decadent reds have been immensely popular for wedding flower arrangement use in the months of December and January. Some of the best red blooms for the winter include amaryllis, anemones, roses, gloriosa lilies, cymbidium orchids, and calla lilies. Many floral designers are now using mono floral arrangements wherein a single kind of flower is bundled tightly and made into structural displays throughout the banquet. You can also go for variegated table centerpieces. Select from a broad palette of shades ranging from deep orange and ruby to wine and plum. This can help design a much more rich and intriguing effect to your guests.

Think Beyond Flower Bouquets. Try to come up with ideas outside the flowerbed and bring out those unique non floral elements such as hypericum, pepper berries, and snowberries for an added touch and a winter season appeal. There are brides who add some dramatic feathers to their bouquets and some boutonnieres as well.