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Saturday, October 18, 2008

Planning Flowers For Your Wedding

Choosing what sort of flowers you gonna be using on your wedding is quite easy if you only know what sort of flowers your location has to offer. It doesn't have to be very complicated. We all know that flowers seem to be a significant part of every wedding, and the decision to have flowers usually isn't the hard part, as is deciding which kind to have. There are many different options. Having real flowers or silk flowers and deciding on type, color and arrangements can be a daunting task. The flowers to be used for decorating your wedding are very important and many people wait until the last minute to begin planning. Don't make this mistake; preparation is one of the most crucial aspects of the entire process. Decide on a florist ahead of time as they can get booked up especially in the busy Spring and early Summer wedding seasons. When it comes to the day of your wedding be sure to allow plenty of time to set up the arrangements.

Although you want to plan ahead of time you do not want to have the flower arrangements set up too far ahead of the wedding ceremony. Even if you have friends and relatives who are taking care of the flowers for you do not set them up too early.

It is best to have the arrangements done at most a few hours prior to the ceremony. Even setting them up the night before can result in wilting flowers and can ruin the look of your wedding.

If you have chosen to use lilies like the popular Stargazers be aware that their pollen can stain badly. Don't be afraid of using them because they are very beautiful and have a pleasant fragrance, just snip off the pollen bearing parts of the plant before having them set up.

If you are using a florist to set up your wedding flower arrangements be sure that they aren't rushed and overbooked. Unless they have a huge staff they should not have more than one or two weddings booked for a particular day. I prefer getting friends and family involved, personally. Again, if you are using a florist make sure that you have a detailed contract that outlines the details of what you have agreed to and discussed including pricing, timing, types of flowers and anything else that you deem to be important. You must be specific about colors, sizes, numbers, etc. Do not just leave it up to the florist, they will do the least they can get by with if you don't spell it out ahead of time and get it in writing.

If you plan ahead and shop around you can be sure that your special day will be enhanced by the flower arrangements and the people you use to set them up for you, if you don't it could make your special day turn into a big headache. It is smart to have someone help you; don't try to take on all the planning by yourself.


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reanaclaire said...

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siella said...

i just love pink flowers, and the arrangement is so lovely my friend, made me want to get marry, NOW! ASAP! LOL!