Spring is the season of rebirth, starting in February and ending in May Spring brings new life to both flowers and animals.
If you’re undecided on which beautiful flowers to have at your wedding day then choosing by seasons is a great place to start! Flowers are known to make every girl smile so taking the time to choose some you love will not be regretted, after all they will be seen in probably every photograph you have. Choosing your flowers based on the season you get married in will not only look in keeping but save you a lot of money. Flowers that are in season are a lot easier to source therefore the prices will be at their lowest which is great.
When choosing your spring time flowers you may want to give some extra thought to the date. February is the month of romance and celebrating love and affection on valentines day. Striking deep red roses symbolise that love perfectly whilst Meadowsweet plants in pinks and red would really set off a romantic theme. Easter is also upon us in spring time and pastel colours go hand in hand with the Easter period flowers such as Anemone Nemorosa, Blue bells, Corn Flowers and Jasmine would look fabulous.
Perfect spring buttonholes…
Buttonholes are a small flower arrangement usually made up from the same flowers as the bouquets. Spring buttons holes are usually simple, stylish and elegant. Depending on the look your going for at your wedding a small stem of blue bells or daffodils tied with a simple ribbon can make pretty spring button holes. If you want to have something unique try flowers such as orchids or hyacinth. If your unsure then Calla lilies never fail to make beautiful elegant button holes.
Stunning Spring Centrepieces
Centrepieces these days can be anything you want them to be ranging from classic flower bouquets and candles to gold fish in glass bowls. If you’re a flower person then keep in mind when choosing your table decoration that people have to communicate so keep you centre piece a reasonable size. Single tall stems of Alliums, Apple Blossoms, Calla Lily, Cornflowers, Dahlias, Hyacinths and Orchids look sophisticated and elegant but also take up little room leaving that much needed space for plates, favours and communicating with the other guests. If you prefer a more traditional centre piece a small bouquet is perfect for you. Bouquets of tulips, daffodils, lily of the valley and freesias make stunning fresh and delicate centre pieces. Just remember when choosing the flowers for you reception venue that the majority of your wedding will be spent there, people will be socializing, dancing and eating there so your flowers need to be fabulous but not have an overpowering scent.
Beautiful Bouquets for the spring
There are so many styles of bouquets to choose from, the most popular are;
The Posy – A small rounded bouquet easily held in one hand that’s either hand tied by ribbon or structured and wired together. Snakes head fritillary look stunning in a spring posy their unusually colour and patterns look effortlessly beautiful loosely hand tied with ribbon. Daffodils are a typically spring flower make beautiful short stemmed posy’s adding warmth with their sunshine yellow colouring.
The Arm Bouquet – Popular since the 1900’s and fit the part beautifully in modern weddings. Long stems of orchids, dahlia and alliums make stylish and tasteful arm bouquets with a very sophisticated twist.
Cascading Bouquet – The most traditional of all bouquets its designed to spill gracefully over the brides hands into a delicate trail of flowers. Almost all flowers can be used in a cascading bouquet. Lily of the valley creates a fresh and crisp spring bouquet and cascades elegantly perfect for a very classy wedding.
Pomander Bouquet – Balls of delicate flowers suspended from a decorative ribbon pomander bouquets look beautiful and petite often carried by flower girls and young brides maids. Anemone are very delicate and pretty flowers that work wonderfully in pomander balls they are very pretty spring flowers that would suit the role of flower girls and brides maids perfectly.
When planning your wedding and wedding flowers dont forget to check the availability of your chosen flowers with your wholesalers or florists. Some flowers can be seasonal and this will reflect in the price for that month.