(Closed) Bridal Bouquet- pale or punchy?

posted 8 years ago in Flowers
  • poll: Colourful bouquet or pale?
    The brighter the better : (74 votes)
    75 %
    Nope, pale is elegant : (23 votes)
    23 %
    other - with comment : (2 votes)
    2 %
  • Post # 3
    567 posts
    Busy bee

    don’t know if it’s in your budget, but what about both?

    a muted, traditional one for your walk down the aisle, and a bright punchy one for your entrance to the reception, and some photos with both? or just borrow a bridesmaid’s bouquet for some fun photos?

    also, the season of the wedding may be taken in to consideration…when’s your date?

    Post # 5
    567 posts
    Busy bee

    do what makes you happy! screw tradition Wink


    Post # 6
    60 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: July 2010

    go for the bright one–who says you have to follow tradition?

    Post # 8
    3564 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    I think either one would work, and since you seem to WANT bright flowers, then go for it! 🙂 They’ll look gorgeous–I love that color, btw!

    Post # 9
    1049 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: January 1998

    I like your idea of bright flowers for you and paler ones for the bridesmaids since their (gorgeous) dresses are so bright already. Go for it!

    Post # 10
    1932 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2008

    haha well my dress is VERY detailed so I wanted a very low-key bouquet… but I think if you want a wow factor in your bouquet do it!!

    Post # 11
    3226 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    I think bright for you and paler for bridesmaids will work well.


    Your dress is beautiful, by the way!

    Post # 12
    183 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    I would definitely go bright! Have something that makes you really happy just by looking at it : ) I agree with @luli29, gorgeous dress!

    Post # 13
    1573 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2009

    I completely agree, ouo have a  ivory gown. I would completely go for a colorful bouquet, it makes it pop; the bridesmaids should be lighter so it will make a nice contrast with their darker dresses; it’ll look great on photo; My color scheme was similar; I had red roses while my bridesmaids had white roses against their darker dresses it had a nice punch and pop!and one had mix of white and peach-my chief flower girl; it looked really good on photos

    Post # 14
    903 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2009

    I think both are nice but I’m personally a fan of beautiful bright flowers 🙂 (I did sunflowers so ours were plenty bright). I really like your idea of bright flowers for you and paler ones for your bridesmaids. With the dress colors, I think it would be great, and would look nice in photos too.

    Post # 15
    4765 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: January 2011 - Vintage Villas

    I originally wanted a pale (mostly white) bouquet, but my fiance was very adamant about wanting me to have a lot of color in my bouquet! It was a random request, but I’ll humor him, since it seems to mean a lot to him.

    I love the look of both – you should go with the one that makes you happiest 🙂

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