Flowers

Flowers: November Weddings – Part 1

November is the eleventh month of the year in the Gregorian calendar. Previously in the Roman calendar this was the ninth month as novem means nine in Latin. No matter where you are here in the states chances are your weather has at least cooled down considerably. This is the month where most of us
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Flowers: September Wedding Ideas

While September used to be the seventh month in the Roman calendar it is now the ninth month of the year. Being the ninth month of the year, for most of us it brings the start of autumn. September means back to the swing of things for a lot of us. While lazy days of
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Flowers: Wedding Flower Trends

Recently there have been a couple different trends popping up in floral arrangements and bridal bouquets. We like to keep you up to date on these trends and so let us introduce you to two of the most popular additions. One of them is the Craspedia. This is a flower that is becoming very popular
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Advice: Wedding Flowers – Glossary of Terms

We are always concerned about the flowers at our wedding. We worry about what flowers will look and smell best in our bouquets, and go back and forth on the ever present question of real or fake. But the flower concerns don’t stop there. When you meet with your florists and wedding planners they also
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Flowers: Winter Wedding Theme – Part 3

Flowers: Amaryllis is a flower available throughout the winter months. This flower is found in shades of red and white. Because this flower is in season during the winter months, this is a good choice for a wedding on a budget. Holly is inexpensive this time of year. Freesia is in season during winter months
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Flowers: Non-Floral Bouquets

A bouquet is defined as a bunch or grouping of flowers. But today’s brides are showing us, you do not have to use flowers. "Bouquets" are popping up as bunches of many different pretty things. Tissue or paper flowers are becoming a popular alternative. Think about the possibilities (especially if you are a crafty bride)
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Flowers: Breakaway Bouquet

The tradition of the bride tossing her bridal bouquet to a crowd of single female wedding guests is a long standing one. Some brides even order two bouquets from the florist, one to keep, and the other to toss. The tossing bouquet is usually a smaller version of the original one. Lately, a new and
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Budget: 10 Ways to Save Money on Your Wedding Flowers

Flowers can end up being one of the largest expenditures of your entire wedding and reception. Expect to spend 15-20% of your entire wedding budget on flowers. However, no adornments are more beautiful or festive than wedding flowers, so it is well worth the investment. But you don’t need to take out a personal loan
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Flowers: How to Choose Your Florist Part 4

Are the flowers I have chosen in season? What flowers are in season for my wedding date? Do you have access to out of season flowers? You’ll want to make sure that the flowers you’re wanting to use are in season because if they’re not it could become rather costly, If they’re not in season and
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Flowers: How to Choose Your Florist Part 3

Do your research on florists by attending bridal shows or visiting florists in your area. The best way to find the florist that is right for you is to ask friends and family for names of some florists they know and trust. If you have recently attended a wedding or social event and admired the
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