Happy new year, everyone :D Regular contributor Verity from Blush Floral Art is back on the blog to kick off 2014 with a gorgeous post on winter blooms. We know a lot of you have picked winter as your wedding season, so here’s so inspiration for how to style your bouquet! :)
Baby its cold outside. . .Flowers inspired by the season
It’s that time of year to cuddle up and get cosy, so grab your blanket and a mug of tea and settle in to read some tips on florals for winter weddings! The best way to go is to celebrate the best of the season and enhance the mood with the flowers you choose, from rich and dramatic or cool whites and ivory to silvery winter wonderland sparkly, the winter season can offer heaps to inspire brides.
Dreaming of a white Christmas. . .
We’ve chosen some wintry white ideas to inspire your floral decor for your wintery weddings…
Wintery whites conjure up icy winter mornings – this could suit a rustic theme with frosted twigs and berries, or you could try amping up the glamorous winter sparkle with a touch of glittery frost inspired decor. Pair flowers which are easily available in winter like roses, frilly carnations, the first of the white narcissi from the Isles of Scilly, berries, moss and snowflake-like baby’s breath with gorgeous accessories like pearls or crystal to enhance up the ‘frosted effect’.
Cerrianne’s Winter Wonderland wedding theme
The table plan featured a white glittery bitch tree hung with handcrafted welsh birch hearts trimmed with pinecones guinea fowl feathers and ‘snow’. The birch was a running them with the buttonholes doubling as keepsakes and flower girls carrying tiny decorated birch hearts.
The wintry bouquet included icy white amaryllis a dramatic trumpet shaped flower (in season during the winter months). It also had white roses, white anemones, silver brunia, pinecones and tiny sprigs of birch, as well as silvery moss to create a full textured shape with a glamorous feel.
Amaryllis image courtesy of Power of the Flower
Lighting and flower arrangements can also help to create atmosphere. Cerianne’s glamourous winter theme featured centrepieces of lit silvered branches of birch, more moss and pine cones for a twinkly woodland effect and tables also featured tiny candle votives and smaller low flower arrangements around the base of the main arrangement.
And there you have it, some tips on styling your winter boquets :) I hope the look into winter wedding flowers has been useful – if you need more floral inspiration then you can read all of the posts I’ve written for Cwtch the Bride here :)
Happy New Year!