Believe it or
not, not everyone prefers a bouquet of fresh flowers. Many women
have allergies, which prevent them from enjoying the subtle scent
a fresh flower can bring. To accommodate these brides, many florists
make bouquets of silk flowers
Instead of frowning
at this idea, consider the advantage of silk flowers: like your
love, silk flowers will never wither.
a keepsake that will last for years! In addition, silk flowers
require less maintenance during the course of the evening, and
theyre usually less costly. However, if you have your heart
set on a bouquet of real wedding flowers, have you considered
This is a wonderful
idea if youre having a garden-style or country wedding
in the outdoors. The colors and scents are spectacular and very
pleasing to the senses. They will look magnificent with any dress
in the spring or summer. Unfortunately, wildflowers do not really
go with the theme of a winter wedding.
If you havent
decided what type of flowers to use for your wedding bouquet,
mull these options over. Use your resources (such as the internet)
to look at different varieties of silk flowers and real wild
flowers. Several wildflowers that are suggested are: Queen Annes
lace, poppies, Canada Lily, European Columbine, New England Aster,
true forget-me-not, Indian blanket, and Carolina Spring Beauty.
afraid to ask your local florist for quotes on bouquets of such
flowers in comparison to other fresh flowers. You might discover
that youll save a bundle going the route of wildflowers
as opposed to a bouquet of roses and another variety.
at the florist, ask to see pictures of different wildflower bouquets
and silk bouquets (which they may have arranged). They say a
picture says a thousand words! You might be blown away by a bouquet
arrangement that you may not have considered before.