Every florist will tell you that a flower arrangement is an art. A lot of customers vouch for that statement. Beautiful flower arrangements, small or big, one or many, can bring calm, joy, and harmony to any event. People buy flower arrangements for occasions such as weddings, birthdays, holidays, parties, love, birth, funerals, etc. Many people will buy flower arrangements to add to the décor of their houses. Furthermore, a lot of businesses incorporate flower arrangements to their companies' cultures. They understand that flower arrangements, in addition to purifying the office air, bring balance and harmony to their employees. Flower arrangements can be beautiful centerpieces at the dinner table at home, and also at large conference desks.
There are many factors that apply to flower arrangements. They can be prepared with fresh cut flowers, dried flowers, artificial flowers, or a combination of the three. Objects like buttons, small plush toys, or other trinkets can be added to flower arrangements. Two main elements of flower arrangements are the color scheme and design; other elements to take into consideration are height and shape. Flower arrangements include flowers, foliage, floral berries, twigs, herbs, and even fruit. Usually flowers are the focal point of floral arrangements, and elements like foliage or twigs can be added as fillers.
The buyer's likes and dislikes are taken into consideration; so are any stated allergies. Some people prefer minimalism while others prefer the opposite, opting for opulent flower arrangements with bold color schemes and tower-high flowers and vases. Florists will also discuss with their customers any cultural, sentimental, or family tradition preferences. The rose is the most commonly used flower in flower arrangements. Upon requests, florists will provide rose flower arrangements that are unique and creative.
Some Recommendations for Wedding Flower Arrangements
A wedding includes different flower arrangements such as the bride's bouquet, flower crowns, church flowers, and centerpieces. Many flower services cater specifically to weddings. Here are some tips for working with a wedding florist:
- Discuss your flower arrangement budget with the florist during your first consultation
- Bring some pictures of your wedding venue
- Make sure to discuss your dress choice with your wedding florist
- Bring swatches of the bridesmaids' dresses to your appointment
- If you have a wedding binder, do not forget to bring it with you
- Include your wedding consultant in your flower arrangement consultation
- Bring with you a prepared list of questions and preferences to the consultation
- Consider choosing between locally-grown flowers, or imported flowers
- Discuss with the florist what flowers will be in season at the time of your wedding
- Listen to the florist's advice about which flowers will not wilt quickly
- Make sure to discuss with the florist any flower substitutes if your first preferences may not be available during the time of your wedding
By keeping these tips in mind, you will have one less thing to stress about for your wedding.