Bridal bouquet

Bridal Bouquet Styles

Con­tent

  1. Main types
  2. Con­clu­sion

The bride’s wed­ding bou­quet is an essen­tial attribute of a wed­ding cel­e­bra­tion. Many moments of the fes­tive sce­nario are tied pre­cise­ly to the bride’s bou­quet: it is pre­sent­ed by the groom at the first meet­ing with the bride on this solemn, mem­o­rable day, it is used in the first pho­to shoot of a new­born fam­i­ly, it is thrown for hap­pi­ness to the brides­maids in order to wish them a hap­py mar­riage soon. Thus, the wed­ding com­po­si­tion of the bride’s flow­ers is an impor­tant, if not the main, object of the wed­ding cel­e­bra­tion. Even if the wed­ding is dec­o­rat­ed mod­est­ly, the bou­quet is always giv­en one of the main roles.

Main types

There are many direc­tions in cre­at­ing a wed­ding bou­quet. The most com­mon and pop­u­lar ones are:

  • “rus­tic”;
  • “shab­by chic”;
  • “boho”;
  • “eco”;
  • “Provence”;
  • “botanist”.

Each direc­tion in the design of the bou­quet sug­gests that the entire wed­ding cer­e­mo­ny will be sim­i­lar in style. Some­how inor­gan­ic bou­quet in the style of “boho” will look in the Proven­cal theme of the wed­ding cel­e­bra­tion.

There­fore, it is worth pay­ing close atten­tion not only to the flo­ral design of the wed­ding, but also to the whole con­cept of the cel­e­bra­tion. So, round dances will be out of place in the sce­nario for a wed­ding in the style of the Vic­to­ri­an era.

“Rustic”

Fill­ing the flo­ral arrange­ment in the style of “rus­tic” will be thor­ough­ly nat­ur­al. Absolute­ly any plants from the local flo­ra can be used, as well as a vari­ety of nat­ur­al mate­ri­als:

  • cones;
  • tree bark;
  • beau­ti­ful snags;
  • tree branch­es.

You should not use in this styl­iza­tion those col­or options that are sold in your flower shops — it is bet­ter to refer to plants grow­ing in fields, steppes, mead­ows. The form for the com­po­si­tion is cho­sen free, even care­less, the so-called disheveled. The stem of the bou­quet must be left open. Of the design, only rib­bons are used that match the bride’s out­fit. The mate­ri­als are delib­er­ate­ly nat­ur­al: hemp twine, a piece of mat­ting or burlap — only in the place where the bride’s hand rests. It should give the impres­sion that it has just been col­lect­ed in the field and imme­di­ate­ly hand­ed over to the bride.

Sim­plic­i­ty and con­cise­ness are the hall­marks of a bou­quet in a rus­tic style. Nat­ur­al mate­ri­als will help you beat your cel­e­bra­tion with dig­ni­fied sim­plic­i­ty.

“Rus­tic” — rur­al or rus­tic — this is the main idea of ​​​​your event. So stick to it in all the design, espe­cial­ly since it is not so dif­fi­cult. Wood­en tables and bench­es, linen and embroi­dered table­cloths. Wick­er bas­kets, can­dles dec­o­rat­ed with tree bark will per­fect­ly beat the table set­ting. Decors from cones look great.

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An excel­lent direc­tion of the rus­tic style is arrang­ing for the nation­al tra­di­tions of the fam­i­ly, the so-called folk wed­dings. Then, in the design of the bou­quet and the whole event, you can use nation­al col­or­ful embroi­deries, rib­bons, styl­ized ele­ments of folk cos­tume. The bride’s hair­style is done with­out the use of a tra­di­tion­al veil. It is replaced with a wreath or rib­bons. The bride’s dress is not made daz­zling white — fab­rics of milky, cream shades are used. The suit of the groom in this wed­ding will obvi­ous­ly not be a tuxe­do.

“Shabby chic”

This is a very pompous style. The mas­ter­piece will con­sist of large flow­ers of del­i­cate shades. Large peonies, peony-shaped ros­es, ranun­cu­lus, eustoma, freesia, hydrangea, large iris­es are per­fect. The dec­o­ra­tion of the bou­quet also match­es the bou­quet itself: lace rib­bons, brooches, silk and satin rib­bons. The bou­quet itself should be round in shape — no extra bright details falling out of the gen­er­al gamut. The per­fect bou­quet for the per­fect bride.

One of the vari­eties of a bou­quet in the style of “shab­by chic” is a Greek bou­quet. The com­po­si­tion of the bou­quet is abun­dant­ly dilut­ed with myr­tle twigs, lau­rel and wild grape leaves. A cas­cade assem­bly is pos­si­ble, when a “tail” of green­ery and large flow­ers falls from the main round bou­quet, freely fixed in an arbi­trary form. In the design of this style of wed­ding, there is always pompous carved fur­ni­ture, gild­ing, white­ness, pas­tel shades in the design, lush crino­lines, smooth lines, a long and airy veil of the bride, aligned and ver­i­fied curls, a tuxe­do and gloves. Style of lux­u­ry and wor­ship of tra­di­tions.

A Vic­to­ri­an style wed­ding would be the per­fect exam­ple of a shab­by chic wed­ding.

“Boho”

For some rea­son, with its bright­ness, delib­er­ate­ness, and large­ness of flow­ers, it very much evokes mem­o­ries of such a trendy trend at the time as “hip­pies”. I just want to let my hair down, take a gui­tar and sing about love and free­dom. It is in this wave that the boho-bou­quet lives. Flow­ers are large, bright, self-suf­fi­cient, they may not have any spe­cial com­bi­na­tions at all. The form of the com­po­si­tion is free, sprawl­ing. The hall­mark of the boho style will be brush­es of green or bur­gundy ama­ranth, which will add their note to the juici­ness of the bou­quet. The bou­quet is dec­o­rat­ed with rib­bons of bright fab­rics, repeat­ing the col­or scheme of the entire com­po­si­tion.

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Boho is free­dom, free­dom in every­thing. You can choose a theme that suits your cou­ple per­son­al­ly and play with free­dom.

Gyp­sy themes, bright col­ors, eth­nic motifs will per­fect­ly com­ple­ment, cre­ate a bright hol­i­day atmos­phere and, no doubt, will be remem­bered for a long time by both guests and new­ly­weds.

“Ecostyle”

Col­lec­tion of flow­ers in eco-style is very sim­i­lar to rus­tic. The only dif­fer­ence will be the abun­dance of green­ery. If a rus­tic bou­quet is col­lect­ed from local rep­re­sen­ta­tives of flow­er­ing flo­ra, then an eco-bou­quet will con­sist most­ly of herbs and twigs of shrubs. The pres­ence of flower stalks in an eco-bou­quet is option­al. Such a bou­quet is usu­al­ly dec­o­rat­ed with mat­ting, straw hemp and oth­er nat­ur­al mate­ri­als.

Envi­ron­men­tal friend­li­ness and gen­tle romance are the main motives for such a wed­ding cer­e­mo­ny. The bride’s dress is sim­ple and con­cise, with­out pre­ten­tious details. A short veil in the design of del­i­cate green­ery will come in handy. Har­mo­ny with nature will allow you to arrange wed­ding dec­o­ra­tions with the help of tents in the bosom of nature.

The main col­or scheme will be white with all shades of green and brown-beige dec­o­ra­tive details.

“Provence”

What is the French province of Provence famous for? Of course, laven­der fields, grapes and sun­flow­ers. Here is the answer about the com­po­si­tion of the bou­quet. Laven­der is the queen of Provence. It is per­fect­ly com­ple­ment­ed by ears of cere­als, flow­er­ing upright herbs. The shape of the flower mas­ter­piece itself will be free. The feel­ing should be pre­served, as if only flow­ers col­lect­ed in the mead­ows. Sim­plic­i­ty and sophis­ti­ca­tion are the main cri­te­ria for a bou­quet.

Laven­der has many vari­eties, so there will be no prob­lems with the com­po­si­tion of the bou­quet. But, besides her, corn­flow­ers, chamomiles, small spray ros­es, clover heads, freesia brush­es and small hydrangea hats will look quite appro­pri­ate in the bou­quet. Bou­quets of dried flow­ers using ker­mek, lagu­rus, mor­dovnik, gyp­sophi­la are quite accept­able in the Provence style. The com­po­si­tion can be either mono- or com­bined from var­i­ous inflo­res­cences.

Some florists rec­om­mend adding sprigs of rose­mary, mint, or the hum­ble herb oregano to the bou­quet. Then your bou­quet will exude a del­i­cate aro­ma of the French province, which will add a gen­er­al atmos­phere to the dec­o­ra­tion of the hol­i­day. The bou­quet is mod­est, but self-suf­fi­cient. In this style, you can assem­ble a com­po­si­tion sim­ply from wheat ears and beat them with Proven­cal lace in the design. Mod­est bou­quets of fra­grant herbs can also dec­o­rate the tables of guests. In all wed­ding dec­o­ra­tion it is rec­om­mend­ed to use organ­ic nat­ur­al mate­ri­als:

  • wick­er rat­tan fur­ni­ture;
  • linen undyed fab­rics for table set­ting;
  • ele­ments of French cui­sine (pas­tries, olive oil, cream, soft cheeses, young French wine);
  • embroi­dery and Proven­cal lace.
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Think about how to fit these details into the script of your wed­ding cer­e­mo­ny, and feel a lit­tle French on your solemn and most impor­tant day. The cel­e­bra­tion itself will be won­der­ful if you spend it out­doors in light fab­ric tents. In the evening, fires can be lit in met­al bra­ziers. The hair­style can be dec­o­rat­ed with a wreath of flow­ers, organ­i­cal­ly echo­ing the bride’s bou­quet.

“Botanist”

In the col­lec­tions of flow­ers of this direc­tion, inflo­res­cences of exot­ic shapes and shades are used. What do you observe in the botan­i­cal gar­den? The look first of all falls on the exot­ic — on what you do not meet in the envi­ron­ment. This is the nerd style. The exot­ic echev­e­ria will become the cen­ter of such a bou­quet, and nephrolepis, for exam­ple, will dilute every­thing. In the decor of a wed­ding bou­quet in the style of “nerd” moss will find a place for itself. Rosamelia and glamelias can com­plete­ly replace the entire bou­quet and will look very organ­ic in uni­ty with nature.

There is no lim­it to cre­ativ­i­ty, and an expe­ri­enced florist can eas­i­ly han­dle the cre­ation of any of the select­ed bou­quets. He will help you with the choice of the com­po­si­tion of your wed­ding mas­ter­piece, sug­gest the right com­bi­na­tion of flow­ers in terms of dura­bil­i­ty, process the flow­ers cor­rect­ly and dec­o­rate the bou­quet so that it will please you for some time after the cel­e­bra­tion.

Among the styles of the wed­ding bou­quet, one can also dis­tin­guish the fol­low­ing: “kan­za­shi”, “loft”, “tiffany” and marine.

Conclusion

A wed­ding bou­quet is a very impor­tant moment in the wed­ding cer­e­mo­ny, so you should trust the pro­fes­sion­als to avoid unpleas­ant embar­rass­ments due to an untime­ly with­ered flower or a rib­bon that has untied.

If you still decide to man­age on your own when design­ing a wed­ding set of flow­ers, then be sure to con­sid­er those flow­ers that com­ple­ment each oth­er when choos­ing the com­po­si­tion of your cre­ation. A lot of plants, when placed in one com­po­si­tion, will destroy and jam each oth­er. If you do not take this moment into account, then it may hap­pen that you sim­ply remain with­out a beau­ti­ful flower mas­ter­piece or with a with­ered broom in your hands.

Be that as it may, let noth­ing over­shad­ow your cel­e­bra­tion, and the wed­ding will leave only pos­i­tive mem­o­ries for many years of fam­i­ly life.