Wedding Flower Bouquets - How to Choose Your Ideal Design

There is a huge choice when it comes to wedding flower bouquets. But how do you choose one to suit you?

Natural bride's wedding flower bouquet

Here is a quick run-down of four popular styles of bridal bouquets. If you consider these before visiting your florist for a consultation, you are much more likely to have a constructive meeting and come away with flowers that will be perfect for you.

posy bouquet of white tulips

Posy Bouquet

Traditional shape, giving a simple elegant look. Suits flowers such as roses, tulips, rununculus and peonies.

We've noticed hand-tied posy bouquets becoming more and more popular.

Click here for more ideas on posy wedding bouquets

Shower Bouquet (Cascade Bouquet)

Traditional teardrop shape, consisting of a posy with a trail of flowers and foliage.

Suitable for use with a wide variety of flowers. Click here for more photos

shower bouquet of pink roses and pink calla lilies

sheath bouquet of white calla lilies

Sheath Bouquet (Arm Bouquet)

Long slender bouquet that is designed to be carried over one arm.

This is best suited to long stemmed flowers such as calla lilies (arum lilies), as seen in this photograph.

Creative Bouquet

These wedding flower bouquets are especially for the bride who wants to make a statement. They don't follow any set design and can be artistic, flamboyant as well as unique.

So let your imagination run wild, or really put your florist's creative skills to the test.

We created this bouquet using vanda orchids and made extensive use of decorative aluminium wire.

vanda orchids wedding bouquet

Decided on your style of bridal bouquet? Click here for ideas on types of flowers for wedding flower bouquets

Don't forget the bridesmaids. Here are some ideas for your bridesmaids' flowers

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