The Tradition of bridesmaid carrying bouquets is as old as that of carrying bouquets by Brides themselves. So, right after you’ve chosen a bouquet for yourself, it’s time to choose something for all your girls too. Remember to keep them happy and choose something that goes well with their dresses and also suits the theme of your wedding. Generally, the Bridesmaid bouquets are less elaborate and can be given a different look with the addition of ribbons, herbs, and stems, etc.
Get in touch with a florist in Brisbane and discuss the various styles of bridesmaid bouquet that will compliment the bridal bouquets. And, before you do this, here are a few tips you can keep in mind before you finalize the bridesmaid bouquets.
Prepare a budget
Your budget is the main factor that will determine the bouquet type you will choose for the bridesmaid. Depending on the season, different types of flowers will cost differently. The best option is always to go for seasonal flowers as they cost less, and will definitely be fresher. Also, it’s not always essential to have a bouquet, you can simply arrange for a nice single stem flower like Lilly that looks as much elegant.
Size of the Bouquet
Of course the size of the bouquet will first of all depend on the budget you have, and secondly on what you plan to carry yourself. Traditionally and principally, the bridesmaid bouquets are less extravagant than those of the bride. In addition it also depends on the theme, if the wedding theme uses small flowers, the bridesmaid bouquets will also be made from smaller flowers and herbs.
The style of the bouquet
Matching the theme of the wedding and what the bouquet the bride will be carrying will determine the bridesmaid bouquet style. There are plenty of styles to choose from such has hanging bouquets, basket bouquets, wreath flowers, muff and crescent bouquet, biedermier bouquets and more. Further variations can be introduced with the addition of ferns, and ribbons, and other decorations.
Flowers to be used
Since a large variety of flowers are now available in the market during every season, choosing the right flowers can be difficult. If you have a clear wedding theme in mind, and have already decided the kind of bouquet the bride will carry, this decision becomes easier. Choose flowers that complement the theme. You can choose totally different flowers from what will used for the bridal bouquets, or select the same flowers arranged differently.
Bridesmaids are important to the wedding and no one would like to disappoint them. This is why it’s always good to rope in their advice when choosing the bouquets they will carry. Who knows they may have better ideas for the bouquet arrangements and suggest better flower options?
Lastly, remember that after the brides, it’s the bridesmaids who seek maximum attention and if something goes wrong with their bouquets, they are bound to distract people around with their mismatched looks. Therefore, do choose wisely, there is really no need for elaborate arrangement; sometimes a single stem of a flower is beautiful enough to be carried by the Bridesmaid.