(Closed) Same size bouquets for bride and bridesmaids

posted 6 years ago in Flowers
  • poll: same size or bigger for brides bouquet
    Same size is nice : (11 votes)
    16 %
    Brides should be bigger : (59 votes)
    84 %
  • Post # 3
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    my posy is rose size 30 and my BM’s are 25. I wanted something small as I am only tiny.

    Post # 4
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    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: February 2013

    my flowers are going to be a slightly different mix of colours as well with some common colours through all of them πŸ™‚

    Post # 5
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2014

    I think either choice would work fine, but me I am going to have a bigger bouquet than them because I want to see that bit of difference in the photographs.

    Post # 6
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    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    Technically it should be larger (or at least different), but do whatever you want! πŸ™‚

    Post # 7
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    Busy bee

    I voted for a larger bridal bouquet but if you decide to have a different flowers from the bridesmaid you can go the same size but you will really need to make the bridal one stand out.

    Post # 8
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    Here is what I’m getting:

    Bride: Up to 30 Rose size Posy style bouquet made up of mini white Roses, purple lisianthus and their buds, hyacinths purple and their greenery, purple freesias and encircled by complimenting greenery finished with a satin white ribbon wrap- or brides fabric, pearl pinned.  

    Bridesmaids x 3:  Up to 25 Rose size Posy style bouquet made up of the purple lisianthus, white lisianthus, white hyacinth and the purple freesias. Again with greenery, matching coloured ribbons- black to match and pearl pinning.

    Buttonholes for the men x 6: Groom to match bride- white lisianthus- purple freesia etc on side, groomsmen to match- purple lisi with the purple freesias – with the greenery etc. Buttonholes for the fathers x 2 white lisianthus. All include greenery and pins provided.

    Corsages for mums x 4: Mini white roses with pretty white ribbon, thus in keeping with the wedding, matching the dads also.

    Reception flowers: NO pearls rocks etc in vases.  8 x eclectic vases per table, ( 8 or 10 tables) with predominantly white flowers and some purple. White hyacinths, stock, tulips, mini roses, freesias, hydrangeas, delphiniums, lisianthus. No daisies.

     $65 per table, includes hire of vases/ table set up /delivery on the day.

     FREE Petals. FREE Delivery included on the day in water to anywhere Gold Coast local.

     Total price:   Bridal flowers: $600 Reception flowers: $65 x 8 = $520 Vase Deposit $100 returned to you when vases returned to me Total $1220. $100 refunded.

     

    This was the cheapest and nicest choice of things I got. My florist works from home too.

    Post # 10
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    Bee Keeper

    Technically the bride’s should be bigger than the bridal pary, but if they are different colors (Bride all pink, white and blush, bridal party only blush) they could be the same size!

    Post # 11
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    Mine was bigger AND different.  πŸ™‚

    Post # 12
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    Mine was not bigger but very different than my BMs

    Post # 13
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2014 - Lodge

    This is what my flowers are going to look like (well the texture and colors will have different flowers and grasses in mine)

    This is what my BM flowers will look like (again same colors and textures but different blooms)

    My bouquet will be bigger and different (lots of mixture of blooms and dried grasses) while my BM will have a smaller bouquet with a few of the same blooms I have in mine but no dried grasses.

    Post # 14
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    Something to take into consideration with the photography…though absolutely beautiful, all-white bouquets have a tendency to get lost against the backdrop of your dress. When you look at those gorgeous online photos of white bouquets, they are always photographed against a colorful backdrop. Think about what it may look like against your dress (white against white) before making your final decision! πŸ™‚

    Post # 15
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    Newbee

    Mine will be 12 inches while bridesmaids are going to be 8-9″ around.

    Post # 16
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I’m getting petite bouquets for both myself and my sister (Maid on Honor, no other attendants). Same color for both.  The cheaper the better.   Don’t want some big honking bouquet, and I think everyone will know I’m the bride!

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