Congratulations on your engagement! You’ve chosen the date, you’ve reserved your venue, and you’ve even asked your bridal party to stand up at the front with you on this momentous occasion. You’re probably going straight down the wedding checklist. As you work your way through setting up your wedding and picking every perfect detail, eventually you are going to get to the flowers. Some of you may have a very clear vision of what you want, while others of you haven’t the slightest clue. That’s alright! Today, we would like to share some of the top tips to follow in order to choose the perfect wedding bouquet. Contact us today at Nosegay Flowers for our assistance, and read on to get some ideas for your wedding consultation with our team!

Choose a Dress First

While it may seem obvious to choose your dress before you choose your flowers, you would be surprised! We recommend always choosing the wedding gown before you try to create your wedding bouquet. This is because the design of your bouquet will depend fully on the shape, color, and detailing of your dress. Those brides who choose a more elaborate gown may want a simpler bouquet, while the opposite may be true for those who choose a simple gown. The secret to a good wedding bouquet is to choose one that won’t hide you or the silhouette of the dress. Make sure to bring a picture of the dress with you to your consultation with your florist.

Consider Desired Shape and Size

You won’t want a trailing bouquet if the detailing of your dress is in the skirt. However, if you have a long train or dramatic bustle at the back, you might want to even out the look of the dress with a more dramatic bouquet. Also, chances are good that you will not want to hide your waist! Make sure to find a bouquet option that is narrower than your waist to really pull that area in even more. Bouquet fashions do change as time goes on, but the most important thing to consider is that it will work well with your dress without hiding you or the beautiful details in your dress.

Think About What Will be in Season

What flowers will be in season on your wedding day? While you don’t necessarily need to choose ones that are, it may be easier and more affordable to consider the more readily-available options first. Take this into consideration, as some may be impossible to find. No florist wants to crush a bride’s heart by telling her those flowers are not available during that time!

Know Your Exact Wedding Dress Color

If you are hoping to have any lighter colored flowers in your bridal bouquet, make sure you know the exact shade of your wedding dress. With champagne colors, white, gold, and blush tones that have risen in wedding dress popularity, there are many flowers that can complement these shades and help the dress stand out. However, choosing flowers that do not blend well with the dress color will leave you feeling disheartened and the overall look slightly disjointed. If you are having your dress altered, talk to your dressmaker! You can request excess material from your dress that the florist can use to wrap up the stems of your bouquet. This will guarantee a perfect match.

Contact Nosegay Flowers for Wedding Bouquets

If you are interested in a customized wedding bouquet to fit your wedding day perfectly, contact Nosegay Flowers! We want to wish you every happiness in your marriage, and we’d like to do our part to get your new life together started the right way. Our team is happy to build wedding bouquets, floral centerpieces, and any other floral arrangements you may need to make your wedding day complete. This includes flowers for the groomsmen if need be! Contact us today to schedule your consultation!

Also, make sure to check back soon for part two of this blog series about how to choose the perfect wedding bouquet! We have much more advice on selecting the right style, color, and finding ways to incorporate true meaning into your bouquet. We look forward to hearing from you soon!