Flowers are one of the most important part of the wedding. The floral décor sets the mood of the ceremony and reception, and the bouquets and boutonnières add the final touch to the wedding attire. Therefore, wedding flowers should be fun, unique, and stylish. Here a few of the top flower trends for 2011. Let them inspire you.
Many brides are choosing one color and sticking with it. You can choose a color that matches or complements your bridesmaids’ dresses, and create a bouquet that uses different shades and textures of the same color. This also works for centerpieces.
Who says bouquets and décor are limited to tradition flowers. Rather than using foliage as filler, modern brides are using foliage to create irreplaceable and stylish bouquets and décor.
The centerpieces can make or break the reception. They set the mood at the reception. Many brides are choosing tall centerpieces to decorate their tables. These stunning designs are sure to wow your guests.
Vintage is the new modern. Many brides are incorporating vintage inspired designs into their big day. In addition to classic flowers, brides are adding cute accessories such as pearls, lace, and brooches to create a exclusive, vintage look.
Classic, clear glass vases are okay, but unique containers are way more fun. Brides are using a variety of glassware and containers to create memorable, stylish centerpieces. Some popular choices are colored glassware, mason jars, metallic vases, and vintage urns.
There are a variety of ways to make your wedding more eco-friendly, and your flowers are one of them. Many brides are using organic, locally grown flowers. This reduces the amount of chemicals used and the necessary travel time.
These are a just a few of the trends for 2011. So how do you decide what trend is right for you? Stay true to your vision. Don’t choose a design because it is stylish. Your day should reflect your personality and style rather than mimic other brides’ ideas. Let the above ideas inspire you to create a day that uniquely yours. Best of luck, and happy planning.