Complete Guide | Flower Purchasing Guide For Your Wedding

This blog, the Complete Guide | Flower Purchasing Guide For Your Wedding at helping you maximize your potential when expressing your creativity in unique ways you did not consider before. You will need to consider your budget, which colors you want, and the style you want.

    Complete Guide | Flower Purchasing Guide For Your Wedding

    Hello, today we will be discussing how to purchase flowers in our blog “flower purchasing guide”. Sit down with your partner to discuss what sorts of decor and designs you want in your event. You will need to examine which florists to choose, how you want to entertain your guests, and other things to consider.

    Consider Your Budget

    Complete Guide | Flower Purchasing Guide For Your Wedding

    With your budget determined, you can now begin to shop around for your favorite flowers. It is essential to know your budget before considering
    shopping around so that you don’t commit to something that causes you to compromise your budget. If you have a relatively small budget, then you may want to limit yourself to only buying flowers that are in season. With a larger budget, you can shop around for your favorite flowers in bulk.

    Finding A Venue

    Complete Guide | Flower Purchasing Guide For Your Wedding

    Now that you have your budget organized, it is time to discuss your venue. Your venue determines how your designs fit with the overall atmosphere. You must consider the size of the venue. Start writing about the number of guests you intend to invite in your journal and determine if the space is too small or too big to accommodate your guests and your decorations.

    You must consider details such as the ceiling height if you intend on hanging ceiling floral treatments. Will you have a 20 ft tall ceiling with 1/2 foot ceiling treatments hanging from it? You must consider the big overall question: do your designs fit in proportion to the size of the venue you desire? This includes centerpieces, tables, chairs, the stage, dance floor, and room decor.

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    Location is also important to consider. Will you have to transport all of your purchases over 200 miles away? If so, consider hiring a moving company with a few workers. Consider the possibilities of damaged arrangements due to the length of the drive.

    Finding A Floral Designer

    Complete Guide | Flower Purchasing Guide For Your Wedding

    Whether you know much or little about wedding decor and what makes flower arrangements look beautiful, you should search for a professional floral designer if you do not intend to do the decorations yourself. A floral designer will guide you through every step of the process. They will give you much information regarding which flowers are more expensive than others, which ones are scented, and which ones make the best focal flowers.

    Be sure to read the reviews of the florists or designers you are interested in. They will know which flowers are popular. More importantly, the best florists or designers can give you potent advice as to how you can navigate through the process of designing an arrangement. It is good practice to pick three of your favorite florists and screen them from there.

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    It would help if you asked questions like whether or not they have pictures of their designs, how many years you have been in business, and if they require a contract to be hired. You can find many florists online or simply by asking friends that already used one before for their event. When you are shopping for a florist, they can give you advice on how to get discounts on your fresh flowers.

    Find Inspiration

    Complete Guide | Flower Purchasing Guide For Your Wedding

    If your florist can not inspire you to choose or create some amazing floral designs, then it is a good opportunity to find inspiration elsewhere. You can search online for wedding decorations, you can look at pictures of my best designs, or you can look in magazines to find ideas on the best flower decorations.

    With the proper inspiration, you can ask for designs that will leave your guests amazed at the details of your decorations. Consider the types of focal, the flowers that are large and grab the viewer’s attention, you will be used in combination with fillers and other flowers in your arrangement, Be sure to keep in mind the many different sorts of floral designs out there including centerpieces, canopies, and so on.

    Choosing the right colors for your wedding flowers

    Complete Guide | Flower Purchasing Guide For Your Wedding

    Now you can start choosing the right colors for your event’s flowers. It varies on your personal taste and experience. It is a fascinating experience to have, as you can match the colors of your flowers to the color of your other decors, such as your light and linen composition. Be sure to ask your florist anything you need if you have trouble making the correct choice on your color palette.

    Choosing the perfect color scheme for your event will improve the look of your designs abundantly. Keep in mind the look of your venue, the other decorations you will have, and the size of your venue to make sure you make the most out of your color scheme.

    Decide on what flowers you want for your bouquet.

    Complete Guide | Flower Purchasing Guide For Your Wedding

    You will want to start inquiring as to what kind of flowers you want in your bouquet. You can choose a wide variety of flowers and designs. It all depends on your taste and what is available for you. Broaden your options with research. Your bouquet will be one of the focal points of your wedding ceremony. Your guests will be looking at it for its beauty and form.

    You can consider the type of bouquet. If the bouquet your choosing has multiple types of flowers. Does your bouquet have the right filler flowers to give it a thicker look? Do the focals of your bouquet grab the attention of your audience?

    Famous flowers for your bouquet:

    Complete Guide | Flower Purchasing Guide For Your Wedding

    Roses come in several colors, shapes, textures, and sizes; let’s talk about three of the most used roses for bridal bouquets, so you know what roles they play in your bouquet.

    Blog Related: My article about the different types of flowers.

    • Garden roses are focal flowers for the size of their head and the texture and form of this flower. They also have a sweet aroma. Garden roses come in several colors, sizes, and shapes as well.
    • Standard rose is the most popular for its size and price and is easy to work with; it complements the garden rose because they don’t compete.
    • Spray rose is a mini rose with a few buds in one stem, and they are excellent to finish the bouquet because of their everyday use to fill up the empty spaces and add movement and texture to your bouquet. 

    Orchids are among the most luxurious flowers for wedding bouquets. They earn the price charged for their beauty. Below you are going to see three of the most popular orchids for wedding bouquets.

    • The most popular wedding bouquet is phalaenopsis orchids because the stem is long and has about six to ten flowers. The beauty of these flowers is that, with five branches, you can make a bouquet. This orchid comes in several colors, but the most popular is white.
    • Vanda, this is another stunning orchid. This orchid looks fabulous in a bouquet composed of only this orchid. You can mix different colors as well, or you can incorporate them within the bouquet.
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    • Dendrobium is a beautiful orchid because of the form of its flowers. The stem is long but rigid for some of this type of flower and more flexible. When I need to work with extra-long orchids, I love to work with the one from Panama called magnum. It is extra white and very flexible.
    Mini Calla Lillies

    Mini Calla Lillies, a waxy finish with a flexible stem and the beauty of its flower in a trumpet form. They come in several colors having white as the most looked for in bridal bouquets. Can arrange this flower to look stunning or have them in your bridal bouquet. Below I will talk about the favorites of the brides.

    • Crystal white is one the most popular mini callas in the white spectrum. There are so many whites, but crystal has that extra white that makes this flower catch the attention of the brides that love mini Calla Lillies.

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    • Mango mini calla is super popular for fall weddings because of its rustic orange color. It looks incredible by itself as a posy or cascade bouquet.
    • Blushing Bride mini calla – Its pink and white bicolor makes the list of the bride’s favorite. The bride that loves pink goes with this, especially for its name
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    What The Perfect Flower Colors Are


    Ranunculus’s beauty and texture of its head make this flower one of the primary choices for wedding bouquets. They come in so many beautiful colors and sizes. What would you love about this flower? 4- I will talk about three colors that are favorites in this industry.

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    I say everything because it opens so beautifully. The best of all is that the best care will last for at least three weeks and when this flower is fully open is a treat to see.

    • White is always the #1 one choice for many brides; if you want to see value in these flowers, use its bud within the bouquet to add movement to it.

    A great flower to add to your bridal bouquet. You can also arrange this flower by themselves, but make sure it opens wide for a fuller bouquet. This tip is so you do not need to buy so many bunches.

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    • Ranunculus’ Hanoi. This pink flower with ethereal petals is that one flower that is popular among brides that love blush flowers. Its romantic color will be an asset for any bride who chooses ranunculus Hanoi. You can carry a lavish bridal bouquet using this flower alone or in combination with other flowers. 


    Orange, Red, Yellow
    • I want to write about a color combination for fall weddings. The orange, red and yellow, will make the perfect composition for a centerpiece with ranunculus only or used with other flowers. Ask your designer to guide you to choose these colors to get the right tone and shade of orange and yellow because, if the colors are lighter, it will look like a spring wedding.

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    Anthurium Flowers
    Complete Guide | Flower Purchasing Guide For Your Wedding

    Anthurium- This flower is from the tropic, perfect for a summer wedding outdoor. This flower has become so popular in the last three years in the floral design industry.

    The waxy finish and the flat form of the flower make it very eye-catching, so if you are looking to incorporate an exotic bloom into your centerpieces, this will be a great choice. You will talk to your florist about your bouquet style as well. three colors that will look beautiful in your bouquet and centerpieces

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    Anthurium Peachcicle Tropical Flower
    • Anthurium Peachcicle tropical flower – Its texture and the peach color with hints of green make this color a popular choice for a fabulous spring bouquet. Straightforward and minimalist using three to five flowers. Ask your florist what style would compliment your dress and your body form and high.
    White Lady
    • White Lady is pure white with a wash of blush is a unique color combination for weddings. You can choose a posy made with this color or mix it with blush or any other color because anthurium has a rainbow of colors. Your choice is ample.
    Anthuriums Colors
    • I will give you other examples of anthuriums colors for the wedding, so you have a good choice when you meet with your florist or floral designer. Orange, dark red, and brown for autumn weddings, while the pastel colors look perfect for a spring wedding. Dark pink, yellow, and green are excellent choices for summer weddings and all shades of reds, dark greens, and gold for Christmas winter weddings.


    The meeting with your florist or floral designer is to talk about your centerpieces, overall design with flowers, and personal flowers, including the bridal party and immediate family.

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    In conclusion, now that you know where to start your journey on buying the best flowers and designs you can, you can begin to learn more and more and explore a wide variety of options. Enjoy picking out your favorite designs with your chosen flowers and their colors. Enjoy the process and how it will all come together when your big day arrives.

    Thank you for checking out my blog. I know you will enjoy your event much more, filling your time up educating yourself on the various topics surrounding event design. We have even more content for you to enjoy and learn even more tips about event design and decor.

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