The Language of Flowers

posted 3 years ago in Flowers
Post # 3
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2012

I picked flowers because I loved them and thought they were beautiful, not because of what they meant nearly 200 years ago.

Post # 4
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2010

I think it’s a fun layer of meaning to add, but didn’t choose it based on this. Since it’s a “dead language” so to speak (aka nobody else would know what it meant) there didn’t seem much point spending energy on it.

Post # 5
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: March 2008

I give a floriography for each event to every couple who works with me as a fun little additional gift. I have a variety of sources and only include the good flower meanings. 😉 You can actually view the Kate Greenaway book online for free, as it’s in the Open Library Project. http://openlibrary.org/books/OL7160132M/Language_of_flowers One couple even asked me to design their flowers specifically around the flower meanings; that was a fun challenge!

Post # 6
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

I chose flowers that were appropriate for the season and that matched my colors.

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