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So you’ve decided to make your own wedding flower arrangements? So you want it to look elegant and perfect? You are definitely on the right page!
Creating your own wedding flower arrangement is one of your best choices if you are trying to avoid spending too much. Some people may say that it will only give you more hassle if you make your own wedding flower arrangement and that it’s best if you book a flower arranger to do it for you. In a world where the demand for products gets high, the prices also rises and it is more practical to just buy cheap materials that you can use for your very own wedding flower arrangement.
Here are the five tips that you may follow if you decide to create your own wedding flower arrangement:
- BUY CHEAP MATERIALS -
Yes. Cheap materials will save you more money. There are cheap materials that are good in quality so you better make sure that you do not only buy a ribbon or a wrapper because they’re cheap, you also have to make sure that they look great and are good in quality.
- HAGGLE AS MUCH AS YOU CAN -
This will definitely lower the price that you are going to spend if you are buying your decorations. There are stores that allows people to bargain and haggle and it is best if you will choose those stores to buy your wedding materials that you will be using for your flower arrangement.
- ARTIFICIAL OR REAL FLOWERS? -
It is your choice. Are you going for artificial flowers that will last for a long period of time? Or will you consider real flowers that may rot and decay over the course of your wedding? It will be up to you to decide. Tip: you can use both, just mix the artificial and real flowers.
- CHOOSE A SPECIFIC FLOWER -
This is one of the most important things that you have to consider. You don’t just buy a bunch of different flowers and mix them altogether at once. Remember, you are not organizing a fiesta or a flower festival. You are planning for a wedding and it is best if you choose at least two breeds of flowers. Tip: buy red roses and white carnations.
- BUY SMALL AND BIG VASES -
The small vases can be used in your reception area wherein you can put them above the tables and the big ones can be placed in the alley of the church.
- PLASTIC OR GLASS VASES? -
It doesn’t really matter if you choose a plastic or glass vases. They are both durable and economical, you just have to choose the ones in great quality because if you choose the wrong ones, the event itself will suffer. Tip: plastic vases are way more cheaper than the glass ones. But glass ones are definitely more hardwearing and long-lasting.
- RIBBONS ARE A MUST -
Ribbons will give your wedding flower arrangement elegance and grace. It looks regal and supreme and it would be a great decision to put ribbons on your flower vases.
- FOLLOW THE WEDDING THEME -
This is also one important matter. Don’t just make a wedding flower arrangement without thinking of the theme of the wedding. Tip: you have to blend in with the wedding so your designs will not look out of place.
- SET UP EARLY -
Of course, you and your team must set up those wedding flower arrangements ahead of time. Set an alarm time because you have to be there to fix all arrangements and decorations especially putting up those DIY wedding flower arrangements. Do not be late!
- CREATE IT WITH LOVE -
Yes. Always put your heart and soul into whatever you are doing especially in a wedding flower arrangement. It is an arrangement for an event that celebrates love and it is important to do your wedding flower arrangement with love.
There are no perfect wedding arrangements. The ones we consider perfect are the ones that are made with love and hard work. Creating your own wedding flower arrangement may be considered risky but it’s is definitely worth the risk for as long as you follow the tips written above!
Author bio: Mark Aldrin Hipolito is a writer for Fleur de Flo, an Australian business that offers new form of artistically creative flower arrangements. Mark helps in raising awareness and giving information about the hacks and techniques that may be used in flower arrangements.