How to save money on bouquet and floral decorations
A significant portion of the budget for your wedding day is generally dedicated to flowers. Floral decorations are essential for many newlyweds, but who said that flowers must dry your wallet up? Definitely choose exotic or particular flowers can raise up sharply on budget, but there are many tricks to save considerably on decorations doing a great impression anyway. Let’s see now how we might be able to save money. 1 - Pick a single flower Using a single type of flower for all the centerpieces and avoiding the combination of different varieties and colors, will greatly help you reduce the costs. 2 - Only seasonal flowers Every season has its flowers and colors It is useless sustain high import and transport costs to get flowers born on the other side of the world, unfit to withstand our climate ... Choose seasonal flowers!. 3 - Flexibility The production of flowers follows the trend of climate. So be flexible in your choices, pointing to the florist your budget, the color guide and the style you wish and let him/her more creative possibilities based on the actual availability of assortment. 4 - Play with the illusions Use large buds such as those of peonies and hydrangeas have a large volumetric rendering without being overly expensive ... A valid solution when compared to the combination of dozens of smaller and more expensive buds. Compositions surrounded by candles of different sizes can be an interesting solution for a better visual impact. 5 - Hire plants If you think to marry in a church you can also consider the possibility to hire some plants that you can also move to the reception venue. You can make them more lovely with colourful bows matching the colours of the bride’s bouquet. 6 - Choose simple decorations The proportion is very simple, less working hours for the florist, less cost! Plain and simple compositions but still elegant, certainly less expensive than small compositions but very complex. 7 - Seasonal fruit and vegetables Decorations wit seasonal fruit and vegetables together with very few flowers surrounded by candles of different sizes are a very good alternative …. the effect will surely be very nice! 8 - Select Herbs Scented lavender, plants of basil, thyme, rosemary, mint ……are wonderful ideas for particular bouquets and centerpieces, pleasantly scented and at low cost. Not only do fresh and dried herbs both look and smell amazing, but they also can symbolize just the sentiment you need for your upcoming marriage. Known for its calming effect, bright green mint is an ideal addition to a nervous bride’s bouquet. Rosemary accents in the bridesmaids’ and bridal bouquets offer a subtle aroma and fun spiky dimension. So the right mix of herbs and flowers in a bouquet, it’s the perfect communion of saving money and a definitely fashionable result!
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