More commonly known as the carnation, the dianthus is an extremely popular flower that comes in a plethora of vibrant colors. The name dianthus comes from the two Greek words, “dios” and “anthos.” Dios refers to the Greek god, Zeus, and anthos means flower. Thus, they are known as the “flowers of God.” As regal and beautiful as they are, dianthus flowers look best as statement fillers in bouquets.
No matter what colors you've chosen for the wedding, there's a shade of daisy to go along with it. The cheer and innocence of daisies pair well with yellow flowers that pick up the golden tones of a daisy’s center, like yellow roses or Asiatic lilies. Additionally, the strong circular shape of daisies makes a striking pomander arrangement to hang from the ends of each row of guests.
There are endless options for couples who want to create a colorful modern wedding bouquet in the summertime. With hundreds of types of flowers in bloom during the summer, the most difficult part of pulling together your wedding bouquet is narrowing down all of the vibrant options on the market. In this bouquet, the array of flowers were chosen for their different colors, shapes and sizes in order to create an eye-catching flower arrangement.
The awkward-sounding name of this bloom derives from Greek and means “love flower.” Most often available in shades of blue or sometimes white, these delicate flower clusters add volume without density to table centerpieces. Agapanthus is gorgeous on its own when tightly clustered into a bouquet but also adds a pop of color when combined with a neutral bloom such as baby's breath.
Ah, summer weddings. Each season has its pros and cons, and of course there are myriad reasons why summer is a wonderful season to get married! Pros: The weather is beautiful (con: as long as it isn't sweltering), the days are longer, and overall everyone's mood is about 10+ happiness points above what it was around wintertime. Plus, there are sooo many beautiful flowers in blooming season which makes making floral decisions for your wedding that much easier! Summer is a season of abundance and lushness, so don't be afraid of also mixing in lots of greenery to your arrangements to mimic your natural surroundings! The more abundant, the better, in our book. And color! Sure, summer is a versatile time for flowers so you can choose lots of different color palettes—from monochromatic whites to pretty spring-y pastels—but it's also a time that everything is alive and buzzing in nature, so it's a fun time to experiment with some more vibrant options. Regardless of your style and the vibe of your wedding, we've got some floral inspiration for you!
Practice, practice, practice: No matter how simple your plan or how confident you might feel, plan to do at least one (preferably two) practice run. Purchase the flowers you've selected to construct one centerpiece and one bouquet and put them together. Keep track of how long it takes to prepare that one, then multiply the time by how many you'll need to make. This will give you a great idea of how much time you'll need to dedicate to the flowers when the big day arrives. You might find that you've bought more flowers than you need or that you need a fuller bow, requiring more ribbon. This is a better time to realize these things than on the wedding day.
If you desire a fairytale kind wedding, after that you can't go wrong with roses-lots of them - Integrate pinks-both dark and also soft -and white and also ivy tinted ones. Make certain to cover them in great deals of sparkling silk that matches the other shades in your wedding event.

If possible, you must have the gowns chose out and also a meeting scheduled with your flower shop about six months prior to the wedding celebration. Keep in mind, you don't desire one more wedding event or celebrations to beat you to your flower shop of selection for a certain date, so previously is better.

Sometimes you just have to go big or go home, right? So if large, over-the-top arrangements are what you want, get them, but try to give them multiple uses. "These arrangements can be placed on staggered columns to create a gorgeous backdrop for the ceremony," advises wedding planner Scoobie West of Scoobie & Company. "Then, during cocktail hour, they can be easily transported to the reception space."
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