Renita writes: The colors of my wedding are Royal Blue and Silver. I want to use faux silk flowers due to my fiance’s allergies. I love calla lilies, but I’m having a hard time trying to pick out the right colors to coordinate with the white calla lilies. Please help.
If I’m being honest, our products are actually pretty true to the way they’re pictured online. But sometimes, a photo might not clearly represent how the wedding bouquet looks in person. That is why we always, ALWAYS recommend ordering one or two samples before you place your entire order.
2. Know Your Ideal Size
Do you want a lush, full wedding bouquet or a simple, understated bouquet? Once you get your samples, bunch 2-3 bouquets together so you know how big you want your bridal bouquet to be. Sometimes, our brides will use three premade bouquets for their wedding bouquet and one for the bridesmaid bouquets, but it’s all up to you and your preference. Once you’ve figured this out, make sure you order accordingly.
3. Finish with Decorative Bouquet Wrap
If you’re ordering one of our premade wedding bouquets, chances are it is held together with green wrap or wire, but it doesn’t come with decorative ribbon around it. (Some of them do, but generally speaking, most do not). In your sample order, make sure you also pick out one or two different decorative ribbons to use for bouquet wrap. Test out each one, and when you’ve picked which one you like best, you can feel free to return the one you didn’t use, as long as it wasn’t cut.
The black and white striped ribbon is my absolute favorite, so simple and trendy
4. Don’t Forget Your Flower Girl
Sometimes our brides get so caught up in ordering bouquets for themselves and the bridesmaids, they forget to order something small for the flower girl. If she’s throwing petals, don’t forget to add some of our colorful rose petals to your cart. If she isn’t throwing petals, we recommend ordering a kissing ball for her to carry down the aisle.
These bright pink petals are so cheery, perfect for a summer wedding.
5. Fluff It
Finally, don’t forget ladies, these are faux flowers. When you pull them out of the box, there is a chance that they might be slightly bent, and will need some love. Position the flower head outward, and pull the stems a bit more towards you. This is what we call “fluffing”
If you haven’t been able to guess by now, I love featuring wedding bouquets that are a little bit out of the ordinary. I am obsessed with bridal bouquets that go above and beyond the flower call of duty. Don’t get me wrong, a simple pink peony bouquet is gorgeous, but so not my style.
When I hear the phrase “rustic wedding bouquet” I think of a green and cream wildflower bouquet – definitely not my style. I like bold colors, modern accents, and new takes on old ideas. So, I did some research on Pinterest to see if I could find something that identified as “rustic”, but still had some fresh, modern flavor.
Let me tell you, in two minutes flat, I found the PERFECT wedding bouquet from Knotsvilla.com. This bridal bouquet is the perfect pop of color, mixed with new wedding trends, while still maintaining the traditional rustic flair.
So now, I’m going to show all you modern brides who crave a bold wedding flower look how to recreate this look.
The above visual shows you everything you need to recreate this lovely bouquet.