Many girls dream of their wedding since childhood, imagining in detail what the bride’s dress will be like. When the time comes for the celebration, it becomes clear that, in addition to the dress, you need to take care of a bunch of different things. These are shoes, and accessories, and various boutonnieres. Do not forget about the bride’s wedding bouquet. A beautiful and delicate bouquet will complement the image of the bride, give it a special harmony and grace. A wedding bouquet of chrysanthemums will look very gentle.
Golden gift of autumn
To be the most beautiful and inimitable at the wedding, the bride needs to prepare in advance for this event. Of no small importance is the selection of a wedding bouquet. When choosing flowers, you should pay attention to chrysanthemums. To emphasize a wedding accessory, to give it the necessary accent, you can use a bouquet made in a certain range.
It is worth telling what the meaning of this flower is, what the chrysanthemum symbolizes. The first mention of this flower came to us from Asia. According to legend, the evil and cruel emperor wanted at all costs to get himself a plant that would make him immortal. But only a brave man with a pure and kind heart could find him. The emperor waited for a long time when this longed-for gift would be brought to him, but he did not wait and died. Subsequently, this amazing plant was called chrysanthemum, or golden flower.
The fact is that initially in nature there was only a yellow flower. Later, breeders managed to bring out a huge number of varieties of chrysanthemums with different shades and flower shapes. It is not for nothing that this beautiful plant is respected and revered in every way in the East. In Japan, there is even a special order of the Chrysanthemum, which is awarded to the emperor as a sign of the deepest respect. Currently, there are about 10,000 species of this plant in the world. According to the legend, when the bride chooses this flower, this union will be strong, as heaven blesses him. Chrysanthemum embodies power, resistance to obstacles, fortitude.
When choosing a wedding bouquet, it is important not only to decide on its color, but also to choose the type of flower. They can be single-headed and bushy. The single-headed flower is a chrysanthemum on a stem. Most often it has a large round shape. Bush plants consist of buds, they usually have a small compact size. Chrysanthemums of both types can be terry, semi-double, tubular or spoon-shaped.
When choosing compositions, it is important to consider what the bride’s outfit will be like, her character. A bouquet of chrysanthemums will set off the wedding dress in the best possible way, emphasizing its tenderness. It should be noted that this flower symbolizes endurance and a strong character. When choosing a bouquet for a wedding, you need to consider that its shade has a different meaning.
- If a bouquet is chosen for the bride, consisting entirely of white flowers, it will symbolize the purity and purity of the newlywed.
- In the event that a girl strives to be a leader and has a strong character, it is better for her to opt for a bouquet with red flowers.
- A purple bouquet can tell a lot about the culprit of the event. Such shades are chosen by individual natures who do not want to be like everyone else, strive to stand out from the crowd.
- If there are shades of blue in the bouquet, this may indicate carelessness and joy. A bouquet of blue flowers looks very impressive.
- A bouquet of yellow chrysanthemums is chosen by cheerful natures who see the positive in everything.
- Often, brides choose a pink shade for their wedding bouquet, which speaks of romance and love. Such flowers will undoubtedly be the decoration of this important celebration. They will become a symbol of nascent love.
Mono-bouquets of chrysanthemums can be monochromatic or consist of two or more colors. At the same time, a combination of single-headed and spray chrysanthemums will be good in one bouquet. Combinations of these species in different shades will be especially impressive.
Combinations with other colors
An ideal option for a wedding is a combination of chrysanthemums with other flowers. A bouquet will turn out very beautiful if it contains gerberas, roses, alstroemerias. If single-headed chrysanthemums are included in the bridal bouquet, they should be combined with gerberas. In this form, the bouquet will look very elegant, and the combinations of different colors in the composition will successfully complement each other.
A bouquet for the bride with roses will look no less stylish and elegant. This flower in itself is very self-sufficient, but in combination with each other, each plant will emphasize the charm of the neighboring one. You can choose these species in one color or choose them in different colors. Each option is beautiful in its own way and will perfectly complement the charming image of the bride. A stylish bouquet can be selected from flowers of different sizes. The combination of large chrysanthemums and small decorative roses in one bouquet will be a very good option for a wedding composition.
You will get a rather refined and colorful bouquet of chrysanthemums and alstroemerias. Many people fell in love with these cute flowers of different shades, similar to small lilies, for their beauty and unpretentiousness. The bouquet will perfectly combine chrysanthemums, alstroemeria, large chamomile, fern leaves. Such a composition will not be left without attention, as it looks very solemn and elegant.
For the bride, a combination of white with a different color will be an excellent option in choosing shades for a bouquet. In this case, the composition will look very gentle, giving the image of the bride a special mood. The combination of more contrasting shades will also be appropriate at the wedding. The combination of blue with pink, red with yellow will add originality to the bouquet.
Chrysanthemums, which are decorated in a spherical shape, will look very beautiful. A spray chrysanthemum will look great if it is assembled into a hemispherical shape. An exquisite and at the same time unusual bouquet for the bride will turn out if you make a flower arrangement in a wicker basket.
In addition, chrysanthemums will look good in combination with peonies, gerberas, hydrangeas, carnations. Decoration of a wedding bouquet can be decorative beads, berries, artificial butterflies, tree branches.
Is it easy to do it yourself?
The wedding bouquet should be part of the overall composition. We should not forget about boutonnieres, which are attached to the lapel of the jacket of the groom and witnesses. You can either make a bouquet and boutonnieres on your own or seek help from specialists. Undoubtedly, professional craftsmen and florists will be able to select the necessary elements for a flower arrangement, choose packaging, additional decorative elements.
A hand-made composition may not look so chic, but it will contain so much hard work, kindness and love that such a bouquet will not replace the store version. It is important that the color scheme matches the dress of the bride and groom. If a themed wedding or celebration is being held, where this or that color is negotiated in advance, you need to choose the color tone that matches the event.
How to save flowers?
For flowers to please the eye for a long time, you need to take care of this in advance and take the necessary measures:
- before placing the stems in water, you need to remove the lower leaves;
- in order for the bouquet to last longer, you need to choose opened flowers;
- chrysanthemums will stand longer in a cool and dark room;
- flowers will last longer if the water in the container is changed regularly;
- if the bouquet is a little wilted, its stems can be alternately held in cold and hot water for several minutes;
- in the event that some flowers have wilted, they can be removed from the bouquet without violating the composition;
- the wedding bouquet should be protected from drafts.
When choosing flowers, you should examine their stems. They should not be dry or broken. You also need to pay attention to the leaves and the flower itself. Only if there are no defects and damage on them, you can build a beautiful wedding composition.
Beautiful examples of wedding bouquets
Dazzling white bouquet of eustoma and chrysanthemum. Green leaves perfectly complement the overall picture. These delicate flowers seem to emphasize the purity and tenderness of the bride.
Such a sunny accessory will give a great mood. Exquisite autumn bouquet.
Roses and chrysanthemums — what could be more beautiful. Amazing combination with orchid.
Live branches, berries, beads will decorate the flower arrangement. Everything is ready for the celebration. Sweet and elegant.
How to assemble a bouquet of chrysanthemums with your own hands, see the next video.