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All About Wedding Flowers

For me, flowers are one of the most important aspects of a wedding. They bring color, life, and aroma to a wedding. They help make table settings more beautiful, and can transform a formerly dull space into a beautiful personality-filled one. Yet they can also be confusing for a beginner, and a budget breaker for many, as well as an excuse to spend your wedding sneezing for some. Before you order your flowers, check out these sites.

How to Make Your Own Boutonniere - Easy Orchid Boutonniere
A step-by-step guide on how to make an easy orchid boutonniere for your wedding

Wedding Flowers in Season - See What Wedding Flowers Are Available by Season
Picking wedding flowers in season can save you a bunch of money. Sure, growers are now able to fly almost anything in from the other side of the world, but you'll pay a premium for that. Here is a US guide to what flowers are generally in season to help you get started.

Cheap Wedding Ideas -- Flowers -- Ways to Save Money on Flowers at Your Wedding
While the average price of weddings in the United States has risen to more than $20,000 (and $40,000 in large cities such as New York), brides are finding creative ways to spend that money more wisely, and discovering cheap wedding ideas that help them save money. Here are some cheap wedding ideas for the flowers -- ways to have a beautiful visual impact without spending a fortune.

Wedding Flowers - Bridal Bouquets, Boutonnieres, Centerpieces, ...
Wedding flowers are one of the most important elements of your big day. Here's advice on how find the right florist to provide your wedding flowers, what questions should you ask them, when you should book the florist, and more.

Frequently Asked Questions - Flowers
Answers to all of your most frequently asked questions about wedding flowers, arrangements, boutonnieres, and corsages.

Wedding Flower Checklist
Before you talk to your florist, put together a list of wedding flowers you'll need. It will help focus your discussions, and help you stay within budget!

Flower database
Search this incredibly useful flower database by your favorite color, by the season of your wedding, by your region of the country, or even by the color of your bridesmaid's dress.

12 Questions to ask your florist
You've gone through the phone book, or an online source, and found florists in your area. But how do you know that they're the one for you? Schedule a meeting with them, and ask these twelve questions.

Saving money by arranging the flowers yourself
If you have an artistic sense, you may be able to do the flowers for your wedding yourself. My advice is to do them a day or two before the wedding, and ask family and friends to store the arrangements in their refrigerators to keep them fresh. For more great tips, check out this link.

Before you spend your wedding day with a red, runny nose, check out these tips on preventing allergies from ruining your wedding.

Silk Flowers
For those especially allergic brides or grooms, read this article about tasteful ways of using silk flowers at your wedding.

The colors of flowers
If you've already chosen your colors, but aren't sure what flowers fall into those colors, check out this guide. Note that this is intended for gardeners, so some flowers might be inappropriate for bouquets or arrangements.

The language of flowers
As a sentimental touch, think about what you want your flowers to say. The language of flowers is a very old-fashioned tradition -- if you're having a Victorian-style wedding, you should definitely incorporate this into your bouquets. Yet, even if you're not, it could be fun to explain to your guests why you chose each flower, and what they mean.

What is a Tussy Mussy?
A definition of the term Tussy Mussy, especially as it is used in weddings. How to find them, and how to use them in your wedding.

How to Hire a Wedding Florist You Love
What to expect as you hire a florist for your wedding.

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