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Friday Five – Fabulous Floral Altars

28/11/2014 | 1

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There’s been an abundance of fancy floral altars on the wedding scene recently, with the trend seeming to be that the more blooms your altar wears for your wedding, the better!

 

Talk about impact! This is one fabulous trend that certainly gives a ceremony the wow-factor whilst creating an amazingly vibrant and visual backdrop to your wedding photographs. So this week’s Friday Five brings you five of the most fabulous floral altars as inspiration for your big day.

 

If you’re getting married abroad be sure to discuss this type of idea with your wedding planner and/or florist as fresh flowers do wilt in the sun, so they might suggest that a floral altar is more suitable if you are having a morning or late afternoon ceremony or if you’re planning your destination wedding outside of the hotter summer months.

 

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She Wore Flowers In Her Hair – Crowns For Winter Brides

04/12/2013 | 5

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Floral crowns are top of the bridal style charts at the moment and if you’re planning a wintertime wedding there’s something tremendously romantic about a whimsical woodland-inspired bridal crown. Branch out and entwine twigs and berries with your crisp winter blooms to create a rustic, forest feel.

 

Stick the kettle on for a fresh brew (and treat yourself to a biscuit and/or cake treat – it is nearly time for elevenses anyway!) and have a leaf through these blooming lovely, frosty flower crown ideas and inspiration.

 

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Food For Thought – Fabulous Floral Wedding Cake Ideas

18/11/2013 | 0

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Flower themed wedding cakes are not a new idea however topping your wedding day treat with floral fancies will guarantee you’ll be serving up a show-stopping sweet number.

 

Whether you opt for fresh or fondant florals to coat your confection, pick flower arrangements that match your big day blooms, tie in with your accent colours or coordinate with your theme.

 

Grab a coffee and enjoy some tasty inspiration…

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Blooming Lovely Bridal Bouquets

04/11/2013 | 0

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There’s nothing like a beautiful accessory to add a special edge to an outfit and your wedding day is no exception.

Your bridal bouquet perfectly finishes off your wedding day ensemble, but with so many styles of bouquets to choose from (round, posy, cascade, hand tied to name just a few) knowing what to choose to accent your attire can be tricky.

 

So, what better than to see the stems that real brides have teamed with their wedding dresses? Here’s a selection of floral favourites in all shapes and sizes to inspire your big day blooms.

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Darling Buds – Your Favourite Flowers

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Some of you lovely You Mean The World To Me Readers shared what your favourite flowers are and why, to help inspire brides-to-be who are looking for ideas for their big day blooms.

 

First up were classic cream roses and daffodils, last week featured orchids, bluebells, hydrangeas and peonies and today you can enjoy some bright blooms – guaranteed to bring summer sunshine to any special occasion.

 

Sunflowers

“For me, the sunflower resembles the sun and long summery days. Their vibrant colours are fun and brighten up a room. They are the flower of happiness and are a perfect choice for a day with friends or a celebration!”

– Natalie, London

 

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Brilliant Blooms – Your Favourite Flowers

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Unless you’re a real green fingers, you might find choosing your wedding day blooms a bit overwhelming.

A good place to start is by thinking about what flowers you really like. You might have a couple of old favourites, or perhaps you have flowers that have a special meaning to you, or if you’re a real flower novice (like we were!) start by looking at images of flowers and make a list of a few florals that catch your eye.

 

It is worthwhile paying a visit to some of your local florists for ideas and to see flowers in the flesh too. If you’re getting married abroad, find out from your wedding planner or florist what kind of flowers you can have and if there are any that you can’t have, as some flowers might not be available where and when you plan to get married.

 

To help you get started and to bring you a little floral inspiration, we asked some of you lovely You Mean The World To Me readers what your favourite flowers are and why and we’ll be bringing you the selections over the coming weeks. First up, we have two very different classics to show you today…

 

Cream roses

“I love the timeless, classic and sophisticated cream rose. As a flower they are beautiful and a little understated. Combined with pearls they take me back to the amazing glamour of the 50s. A really simple choice for a wedding but sometimes simple and understated wins every time…..”

– Kate, Manchester

 

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