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A new year is about to begin with the never ending gamut of weddings to take place in the new term. Many brides-to-be begin planning their wedding at least one year in advance which includes considerations surrounding their dress, decor, logistics, and wedding flowers among others, of course. If you have not yet decided what flowers to use for your wedding, we invite you to consider some of our top selling cut flowers from the current year. These flower varieties have been praised year over year by our DIY brides, wedding planners, and florists for their remarkable and beauty and ease in use.

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Popular Wedding Flowers

One of the top favorites, Garden Roses, is known for its old world elegance, with complex petals and full bodied blooms. Admired by countless DIY brides, Garden Roses display delicate and classic petals that unfurl beautifully to create gorgeous centerpieces and wedding bouquets. No other garden flower offers Victorian beauty with its perfume effervescence. The garden rose is a top seller and comes in a wide range of varying shapes and colors suitable for all customers. Classic brides can choose from among multiple shades of off-white, peach, cream, and white colors; modern brides might appreciate hot pinks, greens, purple, and bright yellow shades.

The second option for brides this year is a large, magnificent flower that many brides are familiar with and which is widely cherished: peonies. Highly revered by brides and florists owing to their fluffy, silk petals and full airy blooms, peonies are the epitome of a perfect flower. This tall, robust flower can be used semi-closed or fully bloomed to achieve that fluffy look. Peony flowers, when combined with Garden Roses, will leave you and your guests breathless! You can choose white, pink, hot pink, coral, and other colorful shades to add that unique and sentimental look to wedding bouquet and floral arrangements. Continue reading “Popular Wedding Flowers in 2012”

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Wedding Flower Colors

The New Year comes full with new and renovated trends for your wedding flowers. Make sure you consider all your floral options before making up your mind. Even if you are a classic bride who loves monochromatic themed decor, you will fall in love with the captivating color palettes for 2013. You can go with a classy flower selection and choose vibrant shades, or you can select tropical and joyful flowers and play with a wide range of colors. No matter on which side you stand, vibrant contrasts of bright colors are all in for the upcoming year. They are simply a must!

Do not feel shy if you consider yourself a classy bride. You can still add a vibrant and gorgeous touch of color using classic flowers for weddings such as roses, hydrangeas, garden roses or mini callas. These wedding flowers have always been the top selection for classic and vintage weddings due to their beautiful off-white and creamy shades. However, new varieties are now popular for their bright hot pink, green, orange, and other stunning shades. Almost every color is possible for your wedding flowers thanks to dyes and floral paint that any bride can use to give to her classic flowers a contemporary touch. Continue reading “Wedding Flower Color Trends For 2013”

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Succulent Wedding Flowers
Succulent Wedding Flowers

It is widely known among florists and wedding planners that the majority of brides choose popular traditional flowers for their wedding. Garden roses, hydrangeas, callas, and regular roses are chosen by hundreds of brides because of their classic shape and colors. Tones like cream, peach, light pink, and white are carefully chosen to accentuate wedding venues, churches, reception halls, etc. When classic flowers are not on the list, brides normally choose outdoor wedding flowers such as gerberas, chrysanthemums, and sunflowers. Nevertheless, during the past year, there has been a significant increase on the number of brides who chose succulents as their focal flower for their bridal bouquet.

A few years ago, Succulents were not widely known or were as popular as they are these days. Many individuals were unaware of their native disposition and resilence that make them an excellent option for DIY brides who know little about flowers. Given the fact that succulents grow with little hydration, they are low-maintenance and simple to care for. Their ability to adapt to almost any region and to grow in high or low areas, where rainfall is limited, make succulents an excellent floral choice for those with little time on their hands. Continue reading “Succulent Flowers: The New Bride Favorite for Wedding Bouquets”

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Garland and Wreaths

Wreaths and garlands are commonly thought to be representative of the holiday season. Many individuals purchase fresh garlands and wreaths to celebrate the arrival of the Christmas season. These beautiful and unique greenery have been used, however, since ancient times to celebrate and welcome new seasons in life, in the year, new challenges, and many other important events in a person’s life. Wreaths, for example, were given away by Romans to celebrate triumph and braveness.

Garlands and wreaths are an excellent and affordable option for use in decorating important occasions or to simply dress up the ambiance in homes and businesses for the beginning of the Christmas season. In fact, wreaths are becoming more and more popular to welcome the beginning of the Autumn season. Made out of the freshest and most gorgeous greenery, wreaths and garlands embody the holiday spirit that many are accustomed to during the Winter season. While fresh cut flowers make for gorgeous floral arrangements, fresh cut greenery hold a longer vase life and are fitting for the holiday season. Most foliage and greenery retain a vase life of 2 to 3 weeks, subject to care and handling. Some even lasts 6 to 8 weeks! One benefit of using wreaths and greenery is that if you choose to decorate a space with these items, you do not need to worry about recutting stems, changing water, blooming times, and other considerations generally associated with fresh cut flowers. Continue reading “Celebrating Seasons and Holidays with Garlands and Wreaths”

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It is common to hear that more and more brides are looking for new ways to save money and reduce expenses for their wedding. However, it’s no secret that most brides carry little experience in wedding planning, creating flower arrangements or invitations, and in many other planning steps. Due to this lack of knowledge, a number of DIY brides may end up experiencing stress, frustration, and dissatisfaction. This is very unfortunate since planning one’s wedding can be one of the rewarding experiences for a bride and her family. Not only does this save the bride a significant amount of money, but it permits a family get-together which is always rewarding. When everything goes smoothly, they all agree it was the best decision they could have made. Here are a few suggestions to help steer you towards a blissful experience when it comes to that part of the wedding effort surrounding diy flowers. Continue reading “Try Out Floral Options For DIY Brides”