Learn about flower conditioning.
Dealing or having to think about wedding flowers is enough to leave a novice bride apprehensive but all that you need to know is that there is a basic and universal rule being followed by florists everywhere and aside from the technical aspects of arranging the flowers in bouquets, centrepieces, and the like, you can be rest assured of the fact that they all have an almost structural approach when it comes to conditioning the wedding flowers before the big day. If the flowers are being properly conditioned before the big day, they tend to last longer and they are less likely to wilt away and look unappealing before the wedding is even over. The internet is flooded with tutorials and guides on how you should condition your flowers beforehand so make sure that you get that taken into account as much as possible in the event that you are planning on making or arranging your own wedding flowers. Even if you have a florist, it would still be nice for you to make sure that you have this going on for you at the end of the day.
Go for the traditional buds.
There will be times wherein you will start feeling adventurous and you might feel as if you might want to experiment with more exotic buds such as peonies and orchids but what you also need to know is that these unusual buds could result to you shelling out far more than you have to and the effect might not even vary that much. You need to be smart when it comes to the decisions that you will be making concerning wedding flowers because well, apart from the aesthetic value and their ability to bring on some sort of vibe for the main wedding event, they don’t really go far beyond that and it will result to you wasting money somewhere in the process. Keep it on the down low and go for traditional buds while you are picking out your floral choices and things will be so much better for you in the end.
Put in some more greens in the arrangements.
Your wedding flowers don’t have to be all made up of flower buds. It will be a little too costly that way and you should really make it a point to go ahead and tone things down a bit, if you can help it. Incorporating more greens will allow you to save so much more money without making your floral arrangements look sparse or bare. Plus, green has always been a refreshing color and something that makes it particularly easy on the eyes. Go can go for ferns, baby’s breath and all of the other assorted leaves and the like. Mix them up a bit and help make them interesting.
Don’t be afraid to go foraging.
You might even find some real treasures outdoors and help give you something unique and interesting to include in your floral arrangements. Don’t be afraid to be a little different and unique. It all adds up to the charm.