Thursday, April 15, 2010

The Bridal Bouquet - Unique as the Bride Who Carries It

Used to be . . . the bridal bouquet represented a maid in bloom.  The
herbs she chose symbolized fidelity, wisdom, fertility, happiness,
wealth, and long life.  It was Queen Victoria, who influenced many modern
wedding traditions, popularizing the use of fresh flowers over herbs and spices.

Pale yellow roses, peach tulips, green Cymbidiums, burnt orange Dahlias & hypericum berries


Mokara Orhids, Picasso calla lilies, fressia, hydrangea, Bells of Ireland, & hypericum berries

Pink peonies, pink and white lisianthus, white hydrangea, pink sweetheart roses,
 and cream roses.  Stems were dresses with lace from mom's wedding dress

White peonies, white lilac, blue and white lisianthus, cream roses & lavender tulips

Blue hydrangea, orange spray roses, purple wax flower, green button mums & buplurem

Green hydrangea, purple orchids, purple stock, green roses, green
hypericum berries and Bells of Ireland

Every bouquet is unique to the bride who will carry it.