Flowers are a beautiful, natural element of your wedding day, and they’re one of the most beloved aspects of any wedding. Your flowers are a fragrant, textural, element of your day. They carry your color palette throughout your wedding, from the ceremony to the reception, and are forever remembered in your wedding photos.
But with all the choices you have when it comes to picking wedding flowers, where do you start? You can personalize your wedding flowers by incorporating meaningful elements, from symbolic flowers to favors for your guests. At Nickie Jones Events, we are here to help you find the right flowers for your wedding.
Just like every other part of your wedding, your flowers should be a personal celebration of you and your fiance. Read on for meaningful ways to personalize your wedding flowers.
Start with the season and your venue
Your wedding venue and the season in which you’re tying the knot can reflect your personality as a couple. Are you getting married with the city as your backdrop, or is a laidback countryside wedding more your style? Let the venue and the time of year inspire and customize your wedding flower selection.
A summertime ceremony in a barn begs for colorful wildflowers in gathered bouquet style. Whimsical, loose bouquets reflect your personality and the style you’ve chosen for your wedding. On the other hand, a glamorous winter wedding might call for tall, sparkling centerpieces with white roses and orchids.
Choosing flowers that are in season in the time of year that you’re getting married not only adds a personal touch to your flower selection, but they can also be more affordable. Selecting beautiful, in-season blooms can mean getting more flowers for your budget.
Consider the meaning of flowers
Did you know flowers often have symbolic meaning? Personalize your wedding flowers by incorporating flowers that mean something to you and your families. In addition to being beautiful, choosing flowers with symbolic meaning can deeply customize your wedding.
Some symbolic flowers that our brides love are:
- Dahlias, representing commitment and a lifelong bond
- Gardenias, representing joy
- Roses, representing romance and love
- Hydrangeas, representing heartfelt emotion
- Peonies, representing love and happiness
- Anemones, representing expectation
- Baby’s breath, representing innocence
We can incorporate symbolic flowers into your floral selection to personalize your wedding. And, if you have personal favorite flowers, those can be a wonderful place to start when you’re crafting your personalized floral selections.
Add unique textural elements
Your wedding flowers shouldn’t be boring—they should reflect your unique personalities. Don’t be afraid to try something unusual in your flowers if you dare to be different. Add texture and color to elevate your bouquet, centerpieces, and floral accents, grabbing the attention of your guests.
Think about including natural elements like fluffy feathers, varietal grasses, or succulents to make your flowers stand out. If sparkle is your thing, adorn your bouquet with antique brooches or pins. Your floral selection shouldn’t be limited to flowers alone!
Include your guests
Your guests are attending your wedding to celebrate and support you and your fiance as you begin married life together. To make your flower selection even more personal, tie your flowers in with other elements of your wedding and involve your guests.
Use small potted plants that reflect your floral selection as escort cards at the reception, and let your guests take them home. Or, consider giving your guests seed packets as a wedding favor. If your bouquet has hydrangeas, letting your guests take home hydrangea seeds of their own to grow will give them a beautiful memory of your wedding for seasons to come.
Your wedding flowers are more than just pretty to look at. They are a personal representation of you and your soon-to-be-spouse. Beautiful flowers that are meaningful make your wedding uniquely you.
We invite you to contact us to discuss your event design needs.