(Closed) Bridal Bouquets – Colored or White

posted 7 years ago in Flowers
Post # 3
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: December 2011

Mine will be red (daisies, Peruvian lillies & lillies w/ Christmas greens) and intertwined white and red ribbon & my sister’s will be white (daisies & Peruvian lillies w/ Christmas greens) with a red ribbon – she is wearing a red dress. 

 

I think orange flowers with a blue accent would be gorgeous!

Post # 4
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

YAY!  Orange and blue were my high school colors!  🙂  I just googled orange and blue bouquet and I think orange flowers with blue accents looks great!!  My bouquet had no white in it.  It was red and pink roses with purple statice.

Post # 5
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

My flowers were a mix of reds, pinks and purples.

My girls bouquets coordinated with mine but were smaller and had different flowers.

Post # 6
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

white

Post # 7
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: January 1999

You can do whatever your little heart desires!  I chose to do whites, with pops of pink. 

 

Post # 8
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

I am doing silk flowers which is why I have pics already. Mine were originally white:

But then I realised I wanted my flowers to be my touch if colour so I DIYed and added some beaded decorations and some pink flowers, and voila:

The pic doesn’t do it justice, trust me 🙂 but I am much happier with that touch of colour… 

TBH the last 4 weddings I have been to NONE of the brides had white flowers they were all larger versions of the BMs colourful bouquet, except for one who had a large red rose bouquet and her BMs had smaller white rose bouquets…

Post # 9
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2009

This really is a difficult decision. White is so traditional, elegant, and “bridal” and does not detract from the bride or her gown. On the other hand, a bouquet with color will provide wonderful contrast and will “pop” against your white gown. I struggled with this choice, also.  Eventually, I decided on a bouquet of all-white peonies, and I loved it.  My floral designer knew that I had an interest in pink peonies as well, and, bless her heart, on the day of the wedding, she brought me a second bouquet in pink at no additional cost! I had the opportunity to choose — and I chose the white one.  However, I did take one dramatic picture with the color bouquet, and that turned out very nicely.  So, you may just decide to have both and use them for different events (ceremony vs. reception) or in different photos.

Post # 10
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2011 - Sydney, Australia

Why not do a mix? Mine were a bit of both – mostly white with greenery & the occasional pop of antique rose thrown in there.

Post # 11
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

My colors are Teal and Orange…My Maid/Matron of Honor have cream, teal and orange dress, Bridesmaid or Best Man teal dresses with orange mini calla lilies..My bouquet is white and orange mini calla lilies

Post # 13
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2011 - Sydney, Australia

@Cem0930: Now you have to come back and show us what look you end up going for. I love looking at flowers! 🙂

Post # 14
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

@DestinBride85: I love your bridal party dresses! Your girls are going to look fantastic!

Post # 15
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

Mine is totally multicoloured…my actual colours are white and coral.

Post # 16
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

@piglover: Aww, thank you Smile….I took some heat from my Bridal party about the Maid/Matron of Honor dress…

 

Here is my bouquet minus the pearls and wrapped in teal ribbon:

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