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The location of a wedding is less important now for couples with a big imagination. What matters the most is the décor you envision for the setting. You can plan a wedding in a loft or in your backyard and create a magical space for your guests to enjoy. So, it doesn’t really matter if you’re on a real beach or if you’re making your invitees feel like they’re at the tropics. If you don’t have money or time to travel to a foreign destination, you can bring the exotic flair to you using sea-inspired elements of décor.

The bride can play with seashells, tropical flowers and other nautical items to arrange the wedding setting and her own look. Whether held on an exotic island or in your local area, your ceremony can be a concrete reflects of the joyful and breezy feel of a beach. With the right decorations and colors you can transform any plain open space into a marvelous sandy beach for you and your guests. The bride can focus on tropical flowers or on brightly colored flowers to create a tropical-inspired bouquet for the ceremony. They say that tropical wedding bouquets are lucky charms for the bride. Use real exotic blooms if you want to enjoy a meaningful bouquet.

Wedding Bouquets Tropicali

Wedding Bouquets Tropicali (Photo by: Ken FUNAKOSHI)

For instance, the famous bird of paradise signifies open hearts, while anthurium symbolizes hospitality. Think of the emotion you want to evoke and choose a tropical flower to fit. Flowers that grow at the tropics stand for everything from festivity and celebration to commitment and faithfulness! With the right bouquet you can look and feel like a real tropical bride. Choose the colors first and then decide on the most adequate flowers and accessories for your bouquet. Anything bright and vibrant can do. But it depends also on the formality of the wedding ceremony. If you’re using a white classic theme, consider white Cattleya orchids or white hydrangeas. Tie the bouquet with a colored ribbon to add more sophistication to the arrangement.

Use your favorite color to accent the bouquet. It can be fuchsia or even black! Make sure that it suits the wedding style and overall feel of the atmosphere. They say that the seaside has the colors of love. Vibrant violets, sunset oranges, light reds, fruit-punch pinks and lime greens are just a few examples in this sense. Use these colors and you will surely feel like a bride in a tropical paradise! You don’t even need to buy imported flowers from outer regions. Keep things seasonal and spend less on your bouquet. Anything like tea and garden roses, narcissuses, irises, dahlias, peonies, ranunculuses and Billy Balls can fit. Choose them in the colors listed above.

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Small weddings are not just about money. It’s true that the shorter the guest list is the fewer expenses the couple must honor. But nowadays planning an intimate wedding is always a personal matter. Not everybody feels comfortable in a wedding of hundred of people they don’t even know very well. It’s trendier to focus on what really matters, and that is your close friends and family. The presence of your beloved ones can always help the couple focus more on the meaning of this special day. The wedding ceremony is not just an opportunity of getting together, drink and eat till the done.

This is a significant event based on spiritual meanings. The ceremony is rooted in divine practices where the priest or the minister gives Gods’ blessings to the couple. It is the moment when two become one. Unfortunately, many brides and grooms of today choose to ignore the religious factor and decide to get married in a reception hall, with no spiritual ceremony. This is a personal choice after all, but it is also the cause of the multitude of divorces that occur today. Returning to our subject, small weddings are always more romantic and elegant. The bride doesn’t even have to spend a fortune on an elaborated wedding dress based on a traditional cut.

Small Bridal Bouquets

Small Bridal Bouquets (Photo by: Merriment)

She can choose instead something more causal and comfortable. It’s hip to play the commodious bride and keep things natural. Wear a flowy dress with a nonchalant cut and carry a real flower bouquet made of fewer blooms. The bouquet must be chosen according to the formality of the wedding, without any exceptions. And small weddings call for a small informal arrangement. Now, the venue of the ceremony also counts. If it’s an outdoors celebration, perhaps it would be wiser to go for a fresh floral arrangement. On the other hand, if you’re having an old-fashion wedding, consider using vintage brooches and other meaningful jewelries to compose a crafty bouquet. Heirloom bouquets are very trendy and recommended by experts in field to all modern-vintage inspired brides. Nevertheless, the majority of brides still prefer the real thing. The natural style is the most convincing.

You can use wildflowers if you want a small fragrant bouquet and spend less than on a sophisticated calla lilies or orchids cascading arrangement. Opt for a hand tied round bouquet with short stemmed flowers and matching ribbons. Add in a few elements of nature like branches, twigs, pine cones, hypericum berries or succulents and leaves to make the arrangement feel more authentic and seasonal. If you’re planning a forest or open field wedding, consider this rustic woodsy like approach. Billy Balls, lilies of the valley, hyacinths, narcissuses, garden roses and peonies are just a few examples of live blooms that work for small cute bouquets.

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The exotic look is not only for brides who decide to get married at the tropics! This style is very popular today and it covers different types of weddings and venues. It’s not mandatory to go to a beach or travel an entire day to reach a destination location to be a tropical bride. You have the opportunity to do this even on a local beach or in your own garden! Do you know how many things you can do in your own backyard?

You can enjoy the most beautiful and fun party of your life! This is how a wedding day is supposed to be, anyway: fun, cheerful and personal. There is no need to follow any specific rules regarding the type of gown, shoes or veil you should wear nowadays. The modern bride is completely free of any etiquette rules and customs. She can even start her own tradition with her favorite wedding items.

Tropical Wedding Bouquets

Tropical Wedding Bouquets (Photo by: Ila Shah)

When it comes to bouquets, the tropical style is very trendy, no matter where your wedding occurs! This style is bold, eye-catchy and very unique. And when we say “tropical” we’re not referring exclusively at tropical flowers. The exotic look can be obtained even with the use of seasonal blooms. The secret is to choose brighter hues. The tropical look is in its vibrancy and tonality and not necessarily in the types of flowers you’re using. Perhaps not all brides can afford to use a dozen of orchids in their bouquet and wedding décor. This is why you can choose something seasonal and more affordable in rich colors.

We assure you that the effect will be even more dramatic and impressive. Let’s take for instance the classic roses. You can use these traditional flowers in lush hues and transform their predictable look into a hot and trendy appearance to fit a tropical themed wedding ceremony. Use fuchsia, hot pink, magenta and plum roses. You can also add a few bright orange and yellow blooms for a more sophisticated and eccentric effect. The combination between red, orange, pink and yellow is definitely very tropical! We can’t think of a more appropriate color theme for an exotic inspired bride. If you don’t want roses in your bouquet, choose hydrangeas.

These flowers are even richer in colors and color combos. A single bloom can sometimes feature more than three derived shades. You can find amazing nuances from the same palette on the same bloom. These flowers are indeed more expensive, but they are lavish and you don’t have to purchase too many blooms to create an elegant bouquet to fit a wedding. You can also use narcissuses, marigolds, sunflowers, freesias, Billy Balls or gladiolas for a rich yellow bouquet. Add a few succulents for a more tropical effect.

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Brides of today are very excited about planning their wedding flowers. And we say this because of the myriad of colorful species available for each season in part. The bride’s bouquet is one of her most important accessory for the ceremony. Besides the jewelry, the headpiece, the makeup and the shoes, the flower bouquet is one of the most beautiful items of beautifying herself for the big day.

There is nothing more romantic than a fresh-cut flower bouquet for a romantic bride! It depends on the exact types of flowers & colors you’re using. Did you know that the color of your bouquet can influence the look of the flowers and your overall look? It’s very important to give more thought to this aspect when planning your wedding flowers. The colors and the blooms must form a beautiful and unique pair that can suit the elegance of the wedding, and most of all its specific vibe.

Wedding Bouquets + Colors (Source: media-cache-ec5.pinterest.com)

Wedding Bouquets + Colors (Source: media-cache-ec5.pinterest.com)

The colors play a significant role in the entire event. It depends on how simple or eye-catchy you want your wedding to be. The more colorful the wedding is, the more cheerful the atmosphere will be. And we all know that guests enjoy a fun and joyful party more than anything! This is no time to play sober and boring. The drama of the traditional wedding should not be featured in a modern wedding. The contemporary bride has the opportunity of keeping things soft, natural and loose.

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Wedding Bouquets + Colors (Source: media-cache0.pinterest.com)

There is no need to go for a strictly formal décor and bouquet that will only create discomfort. The wedding day is supposed to be fun, joyous and enjoyable for both the couple and their attendants. And this is why you have to find the best compromise between too flashy and too plain. Among the most popular colors used nowadays for bridal bouquets we mention those from the pink, red and purple palettes. Anything like blush, peach, violet, mauve, magenta, hot pink, fuchsia, burgundy and coral can fit a romantic modern-day bride.

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Wedding Bouquets + Colors (Source: media-cache-ec5.pinterest.com)

These shades are very sweet and feminine and ideal for an outdoors wedding ceremony. The secret is to use ruffled blooms. The lavisher the flowers are, the more beautiful these colors will look like. Lush bouquets in rich colors and blooms are the ones that set the trends in this year’s weddings. You can choose anything like pink peonies, ranunculuses, garden roses, sweet peas and anemones. Gerberas, sunflowers, chrysanthemums and Billy Balls are for rustic bridal looks. Green is another color that can suit a 2012 bride and her wedding. Consider ferns, succulents and seasonal leaves and branches are great for exotic or organic feel bouquet. The natural touch style is also a beautiful one to focus on.

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So you’re planning a wedding this or the next year but you haven’t found yet the right theme or color-scheme to go with. You should take a break from your search and stop here for a few minutes. The color ideas we have for you are brilliant! We don’t know how many of you are willing to adopt the rich and sophisticated theme we’re proposing, but we think that you will at least feel inspired by this mix for your own big day. We are excited to recommend you a purple & yellow theme for your wedding.

This color combo is radiant and very original. It is among the few color mixes that actually looks flawless. Purple and yellow go together perfectly well. You don’t even need to make extra efforts for a purple and yellow flower arrangement or decoration to look beautiful and elegant for a wedding. It’s true that this color combination is very bold and eye-catchy. Its stridency might not be on the taste of all brides, and this is why we are curious to find out whether you would choose something of this intensity for your own wedding.

Purple And Yellow Wedding Bouquets (Source: wedding-pictures-03.onewed.com)

Purple And Yellow Wedding Bouquets (Source: wedding-pictures-03.onewed.com)

Carrying a purple and yellow flower bouquet at the ceremony is surely a sign of fashion, beauty & style. Only those who are preoccupied with the last trends in weddings and wedding decorations can focus on this theme. Yellow is the color of vitality, energy and cheerfulness. One the other hand, purple is mystical and sensual. This is why this theme looks so whimsy and brilliant. It is one of the most expressive and original themes one can choose for a bridal bouquet. If you like the vibrancy of this tonality, we suggest you consider it for a tropical theme.

Purple And Yellow Wedding Bouquets (Source: 3.bp.blogspot.com)

Purple And Yellow Wedding Bouquets (Source: 3.bp.blogspot.com)

You can go to a beach and have an exotic wedding, or recreate the same vibrancy anywhere else in your local area. If you have already decided to follow this fresh and natural theme, perhaps you’re no wondering what types of flowers you can choose for your bouquet and table centerpieces! Let’s start with the yellow part. If you want something exotic-looking, we suggest you use plumerias and cymbidium orchids. Yellow narcissuses and freesias are also lovely for beach weddings based on a seasonal vibe and a lot more elegance.

Purple And Yellow Wedding Bouquets (Source: wedding-pictures-04.onewed.com)

Purple And Yellow Wedding Bouquets (Source: wedding-pictures-04.onewed.com)

Choose Billy Balls (or crapsedia) for a more playful and fun effect. Ranunculuses, garden roses, sunflowers, weet peas, gerberas, tulips, carnations and gladiolas are also beautiful choices for yellow flowers. As for the purple side of your bouquet, anything like hydrangeas, hyacinths, lilacs, lavenders, violets, statice, vanda orchids, roses, carnations, tulips or peonies can fit. You can use purple succulents for a more inedited and eccentric accent or purple ribbons and brooches.

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Modern brides are very ingenious brides who trust deeply their sense of style and fashion. This is why so many of them choose to organize and decorate the wedding on their own. It takes a lot of courage to design and plan your own wedding, even for those who are skilled in this field. If you are not one of the most experienced or creative couples, we suggest you stick to those DIY items and seasonal mixes that are easier to make or design.

The bride who loves originality and wish to benefit of more for her wedding can choose to create her own bouquet. This experience is unique, fun, exciting but also stressful. It depends on how you choose to do it. There are many suggestions and DIY solutions for those who want to follow the crafty style for their wedding. The Internet is the most generous source of inspiration and information in this sense. We also have lots of DIY wedding bouquet ideas and models you can follow on our website.

Create Your Own Wedding Bouquets (Source: media-cache-ec7.pinterest.com)

Create Your Own Wedding Bouquets (Source: media-cache-ec7.pinterest.com)

The idea of composing your own bouquet for the big day is flattering. The results are even more satisfactory! There are many styles you can adopt or choose from. The easiest way to compose a bridal bouquet is to opt for a simple and trendy style. You have to decide first on the types of “ingredients” you want to use for the arrangement. And there are two main styles at this point: the natural and the crafty styles. If you want to be a natural-looking bride, we suggest you use live flowers.

Create Your Own Wedding Bouquets (Source: media-cache-ec2.pinterest.com)

Create Your Own Wedding Bouquets (Source: media-cache-ec2.pinterest.com)

If you prefer something more original and funky, choose fashionable decorative items like buttons, feathers, brooches, etc. These elements are great for non-flowered bouquets for modern-vintage brides. We personally like the jeweled bouquets composed of beads, pearls, crystals and other sparkling items. But we admit we like more the freshness of natural touch bouquets made of real flowers. And at this chapter there are many types of blooms to consider. It depends on the exact type of look you want to create. If you’re having an outdoors wedding you can get inspired from the specific of the venue. For instance, garden and park ceremonies call for lush garden rose bouquets, while open field weddings for wildflower arrangements.

Create Your Own Wedding Bouquets (Source: media-cache-lt0.pinterest.com)

Create Your Own Wedding Bouquets (Source: media-cache-lt0.pinterest.com)

The country side is one of the most popular locations for commodious weddings a lot of modern couples choose today. For these types of locales anything like pansies, Billy Balls, lilacs, lavenders or sweet peas can fit. Ruffled blooms in bright tones, like peonies, tulips, ranunculuses, freesias, anemones or dahlias can make exceptional selections for different types of romantic alfresco wedding ceremonies. For an eco-friendly or green themed wedding you can choose succulents and ferns.

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Why is it that so many brides of the moment decide to go simple on their wedding day? Why this trend now and what does this style signify for the current trends? Well, the answer is pretty simple. In terms of weddings & decorations, modern times are less intricate and easier to assume.

Simple nowadays means chic, elegant and stylish! You can see for yourself that simple wedding arrangements and bridal dresses too look more refined, high class and qualitative. There is a lot of good taste in this style and a lot of versatility. Simplicity is the key to planning a unique small wedding. If you are on a budget, you have even more reasons to choose this style for your wedding. Since you can’t afford to make big wedding expenses, you will surely find it easier to focus on simple and clean things.

Easy Wedding Bouquets (Source: media-cache-ec7.pinterest.com)

Easy Wedding Bouquets (Source: media-cache-ec7.pinterest.com)

The simple style is also related so beautifully with the natural style. Brides of today are called to embrace a more authentic, organic and fresh look, one inspired directly from nature. This is why so many of them decide now to go for a seasonal look. The best way to add a touch of naturalness to your wedding attire is by carrying a simple bouquet inspired by the colors and blooms of the season. This style is rather unconventional than traditional

Easy Wedding Bouquets (Source: media-cache-ec8.pinterest.com)

Easy Wedding Bouquets (Source: media-cache-ec8.pinterest.com)

Instead of going standard for the same old and overused roses and calla lilies, we suggest you focus on unique blooms that can be found in the month of your wedding. Wildflowers, Billy Balls, narcissuses, chamomiles, lilacs, lavenders, cherry blossoms, violets, ranunculuses, zinnias and peonies are just a few examples in this sense. Or, if you care for something even more original and one of a kind, go for the green style

Easy Wedding Bouquets (Source: media-cache-ec8.pinterest.com)

Easy Wedding Bouquets (Source: media-cache-ec8.pinterest.com)

You can choose succulents, ferns, branches, vines, grass, moss, twigs, pine cones, artichokes and other nature-inspired decorative items. These elements will surely make your bouquet look whimsically romantic and outstanding! Why follow the same classic style when there are so many cute ideas to take into consideration? These types of bouquets are real, fresh and very modern too. Instead of going for the elaborated style you can try to keep things soft, unique, concentrate and memorable.

There are many reasons for why a modern bride may choose simple wedding bouquets instead of extravagant and pompous designs. You can do it because of your preferences, economical reasons, amplitude of your wedding or convenience. No one can deny that simple is elegant and chic. Take a look at these superb bouquets and tell us whether you have something to say against our opinions! The first bouquet is actually made of crafty paper blooms in pastel seasonal colors!

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Outdoors weddings are fun and relaxing and this is one of the principal reasons for why so many brides and grooms of today are following this style. There are many unique venues to choose from for a beautiful and memorable alfresco wedding! One of the most sought-after and beloved by our couples is the countryside area. Anything in the rural side can suit a modern-day casual wedding. This type of venue proposes some of the trendiest themes for contemporary weddings: rustic, bohemian, eco-friendly and western themes.

These styles are very romantic and cozy and they are based on all things natural and fresh. When having an outdoors wedding flowers are a large part of the décor and your own adornment. Brides of today have the opportunity to beautify themselves with live flower fascinators, wreaths and bouquets. These accessories can add more freshness and natural beauty to their overall look. We couldn’t be more excited about this type of wear now that our brides are finally willing to opt for a natural, simple and clean wedding look. The rustic bride is chic, nonchalant and very colorful.

Country Wedding Bouquets (Source: ruffledmedia.ruffled.netdna-cdn.com)

Country Wedding Bouquets (Source: ruffledmedia.ruffled.netdna-cdn.com)

There are many ways to express the beauty of the countryside, but we think that you can do it more properly and successful through flowers. Country weddings are informal, often intimate affairs based on all things romantic, commodious and cheerful. You can choose a barn, farmhouse, vineyard or an open field for your wedding ceremony. Think of the specific of the venue and get inspired for your rustic bouquet. Make sure your flowers, colors and accents fit the uniqueness of the wedding space.

Country Wedding Bouquets (Source: ruffledmedia.ruffled.netdna-cdn.com)

Country Wedding Bouquets (Source: ruffledmedia.ruffled.netdna-cdn.com)

Another way to play it clever and efficient is to use seasonal blooms. They are cheap, easy to find and work with. Country wedding ceremonies allow you to be more tolerant with the types of flowers and shape of bouquet you’re using. You will benefit of a lot more freedom in selection the blooms and other accessories for your wedding bouquet. If you’re getting married in a country church, you can focus on an old-fashion and romantic style. Anything traditional like garden roses can fit. For a fresher look, choose a garden-inspired flower-mix based on cornflowers, zinnias, chrysanthemums and asters, local wildflowers, delphiniums, grape vines, lily of the valet, lilacs, hyacinths and others.

Country Wedding Bouquets (Source: ruffledmedia.ruffled.netdna-cdn.com)

Country Wedding Bouquets (Source: ruffledmedia.ruffled.netdna-cdn.com)

For an outdoors ceremony setting you can choose an unconventional type of bouquet. A cluster of sunflowers, dusty miller, Billy Balls or succulents can make sensational choices. For a smaller and cuter arrangement you can use pansies, blue bells, daises, chamomiles, anemones, freesias, forget-me-nots, leaves, grasses, branches and wheat. It would be great if you could insert a few personal touches, like butterflies, small bees and birds, or any other accent that fits your theme.

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Every bride dreams of a unique wedding that can dazzle every single participant. But nowadays, brides are more focused on the budget. However, the financial issues they have can’t turn them from the wish of planning an outstanding wedding. Who said that if you’re on a budget you can’t create a fabulous memorable wedding? Contrary to what you might think, the aesthetical aspect has nothing to do with money. You may think that beautiful weddings are expensive, but this is not true in all cases.

There are many rich couples out there who have money but no idea of how to decorate their wedding. And if they refuse to get help they might end up planning a totally unattractive wedding. So it’s not all the money but about creativity. Those who are gifted with a big imagination can use their sense of creativity to design their own wedding. You can do it for cheap and still obtain amazing results. There are many original ideas to get inspired from, so don’t hesitate to look into our designers’ unique wedding projects before choosing anything for your wedding. We shall discuss about wedding bouquets today and offer you a few examples of cheap arrangements you can select from. Cheap doesn’t have to mean less attractive or less qualitative.

Cheap Wedding Bouquets (Source: images.oncewed.com)

Cheap Wedding Bouquets (Source: images.oncewed.com)

You are free to use your favorite flowers, but in smaller doses. To keep close to the stylish qualitative look we suggest you change the big for the small. For instance, if your favorite flowers are calla lilies, purchase fewer to create a simpler bouquet. Calla lilies are expensive blooms, but if you buy only three or five stems you will spend less. Simple is chic and elegant, so you should not be afraid to take this path. Our designers are constantly repeating that the saying “less is more” is finally becoming true in weddings. Modern brides are more relaxed now and they prefer all things simple, natural and comfortable. This is why a simple wedding bouquet composed of the flowers you love is a great alternative to an intricate expensive arrangement. But there are many beautiful flowers out there that can be found at attractive prices.

Cheap Wedding Bouquets (Source: images.oncewed.com)

Cheap Wedding Bouquets (Source: images.oncewed.com)

Tulips are great examples in this sense. These blooms are soft, feminine and very elegant. Be careful though at the type of tulips you’re purchasing. You should know that the Parrot and French tulip assortments are more expensive. Garden roses are also affordable and lavishly beautiful. Anything seasonal is usually less expensive and fresh-looking. Let the season guide you to the most adequate and attractive cheap bouquet for your wedding. Lilacs, narcissuses, hyacinths, carnations, Billy Balls, gladiolas, gerbera daises, peonies and ranunculuses are other amazing budget-friendly wedding flowers to consider for your bouquet.

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Despite the fact that current wedding trends are largely based on fabric decorations, fresh flower arrangements are still in. The contemporary bride still has many options when it comes to unique real flower bouquets. There are many ways to exploit the natural beauty of flowers for a wedding and out designers have a myriad of ideas waiting on the line. So don’t rush into saying that floral arrangements are outdated or too traditional for a real modern wedding.

We have a few gorgeous flower bouquet designs to share with those who are planning a warm season wedding. Spring is the most delightful time of year to get married. The nature is brought back to life once again after the long months of winter and the most beautiful flowers are in bloom. We would personally choose this season just to benefit of all the gorgeous flower assortments available in this time of year. Among the most adorable spring blooms you can choose for your wedding bouquet we mention: peonies, anemones, narcissuses or daffodils, lilacs, hyacinths, garden roses, pansies, violets, lilies of the valley, hydrangeas, tulips, Billy Balls, gladiolas and sweet peas. These are among our favorite assortments for a bridal bouquet and for other décor arrangements or table centerpieces.

Spring Wedding Bouquets (Source: wedding-pictures-04.onewed.com)

Spring Wedding Bouquets (Source: wedding-pictures-04.onewed.com)

If you are one of those romantic brides who want something special for her wedding you can use cherry blossoms. Make it your wedding theme and incorporate cherry branches in all important wedding items. Choose a pink and brown color scheme and keep things soft and elegant. We don’t recommend fabric or paper flowers for a spring wedding because this season is the best expression of naturalness and freshness. It wouldn’t be wise to use artificial blooms when the entire nature is in full bloom! The naturalness of the flowers will enhance the romanticism and elegance of your wedding décor and also highlight your precious beauty. Using seasonal flowers is always the best way to go when planning a spring wedding.

Spring Wedding Bouquets (Source: wedding-pictures-03.onewed.com)

Spring Wedding Bouquets (Source: wedding-pictures-03.onewed.com)

Those who are on a budget have even more reasons to make this choice because the blooms that are available in the month of your wedding are cheaper. They are easier to purchase and fresher in looks. We adore spring flowers because they are feminine and delicate and also very fragrant. The most perfumed flowers are in spring, so why not take advantage of this quality and make it part of your wedding! The majority of modern brides choose to wear a simple wedding dress at their spring wedding. If you’re planning on doing this too, opt for a petite or simpler bouquet to complement the design of the dress. A hand-tied arrangement of petite blooms would be perfect in this case.

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