Place your stems in their appropriate vases, and fill with water. Finally, for the orchid centerpiece, place one floating candle on top, light it, and voila! You’re finished with your DIY submersible centerpiece.
Submersible wedding centerpieces were incredibly popular in 2013, and they still are making a strong appearance in 2014 wedding trend forecasts. Not only do they make a lasting dramatic impression, but they’re so easy to assemble. Check out our top 5 picks for this season’s hottest submersible wedding centerpieces.
If you’re an anti crafter by nature (like me), you want a wedding bouquet that’s beautiful and easy to assemble. You might not have time to throw together an elaborate creation, or you just might not want to.
But, you shouldn’t have to sacrifice beauty for simplicity.
Here’s three bouquets that can be made with one or two products, but still look absolutely gorgeous.
1. Baby’s Breath Bouquet – Use 3-5 bunches of baby’s breath to recreate this country inspired bouquet.
2. Peony Bouquet – This lush bouquet uses 12-14 pink peonies, but that’s all you’ll need to make a statement.
3. Last, but not least, the ever popular calla lily bouquet, which can be made in a variety of colors. Assemble this bouquet using 12-14 individual stems, or buy one of our premade calla lily bouquets.
What’s your flower style? Do you have a personal style you’re looking to transfer into your wedding day look? Fun and flirty, hopelessly romantic or chic and modern; different wedding flowers can fit best into particular looks.
Styling your wedding day requires a lot of details and planning. Some brides don’t even know where to begin. The key is to keep it simple and establish the basics before you add in the details. When you’re first planning your wedding flowers your first decision is what type of flower and look you are going for. Hence, what’s your flower style?
Fun and Flirty
Are you fun and flirty? Are you and your groom looking for a low key, fun filled day with family and friends? Gerbera Daisies are the perfect wedding flower for your special day. Cheerful, bright and full bursting blooms gerbera daisies will greet you with a smile.
Gerbera daisies make a cheerful bouquet whether they stand on their own or are mixed in with a variety of vibrant flowers. Their presence stands well as your main flower in wedding arrangements. Use small vases for single stem daisy centerpieces or create arrangements like afloral.com’s retro daisy metal layette pot with poppies and billy buttons.
The most traditional wedding flower has to be the romantic rose. Roses are available in a variety of beautiful styles from open roses, rose buds and rose bushes. They are soft and delicate, paired with a traditional white, pink or red roses are a very feminine and romantic flower choice.
Roses are not only a flower of classic beauty but they are versatile bloom that works with almost any other type of flower. To keep with a romantic look pair roses with lush hydrangea stems, peonies or ranunculus. Roses can be styled traditionally with a wrapped bouquet stem and rhinestone accents or kept more casual with a loosely, hand tied ribbon. Afloral.com’s white Sophia rose arrangement is a simple yet romantic centerpiece idea that would work with a variety of wedding styles, pair with softly lit votive candles to complete your reception ambiance.
Chic and Modern
Chic and modern. Are you all about keeping it minimal, fresh and chic? Calla Lilies are wedding flower with a unique and sleek look perfect for a fresh, modern wedding. A well planned modern wedding will keep it minimal using a few key elements strung throughout your décor.
Consider a submersible centerpiece like afloral.com’s Calla lily in bubble vase for a play on elements, glass, water and floral that make a stunning statement. If you go with white calla lilies add a pop of color with your reception table clothes or vice versa, glass or metallic container for centerpieces will keep it chic and lighting can set the mood with simple twinkle lights or votive candles.
The Right Planning
Finding your wedding style and flower style can take some time. Browse wedding magazines, websites and who can stay off pinterest these days for some inspiration. Once you have settled on a general style look then start in with the details like what type of wedding flowers to use, color palettes and move on to more details like types of arrangements and décor items.