(Closed) Flowers for a Black and White Formal Wedding?

posted 8 years ago in Flowers
Post # 3
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

I think a pop of red would look great.  I’ve attached some photos, hope they help.

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Post # 4
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

Sorry, one file wouldn’t upload.

Post # 5
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

If you want an understated look, I think that the greenery will be fine. Something like this

The brides bouquet and the centerpieces have just enough green in them to offset the black and white.

Post # 6
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: February 2010

I’ve been to a couple of black and white weddings, they both used pops of red and it looked beautiful!

Post # 7
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

Anemones would be great for your bouquets. 

Post # 8
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 1996

Unless you want green to be one of your colors, I would go easy on the greenery, as any color against black and white will really pop out and appear to be the dominant color. I imagine you want people to think of your wedding as black-and-white, not as green. I agree that anemones would be a good choice. In general I think decor does well when people really dedicate to the idea of their colors; anything that is in a distracting color that isn’t in the scheme is going to lessen the impact you’re going for, which can eventually lead to the point where people aren’t even sure what your colors were.

Post # 9
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

Calla lilies, roses, white tiger lilies?  Or are those too off-white?

Post # 10
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

You could do a lot of green and white and pick one accent color to through in. Like you said a red or fuschia. I always think you have to be careful with red and black though because it can look very dramatic and sometimes harsh. Anyways whatever color you pick you might consider using different shades of that color to blend it. Here is a friend’s wedding that had black and white and added purple and greens.

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Post # 11
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

We had a black and white wedding, with all white flowers.  White roses, hydrangeas, peonies, freesia and roses… the bouquets were wrapped in black ribbon with white pearl pins in the wrap, and mine was wrapped in white ribbon with black pearl pins. 

My dress was also white-white; I think the white flowers looked really nice against the dress.

Post # 14
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Bumble bee

I am also having a BLack & White wedding but our flowers are Red Roses.

So the centerpieces and bouquets will be red roses 🙂

but you can pretty much have any color flower.

Post # 15
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

Your choice of flowers depends on what you want people to remember.

 If you have a black and white wedding with red flowers, they will remember the pops of red.

If you want them to remember a black and white wedding, then I suggest you choose white or black, or black and white flowers, and clear glass , black or white vases.

Post # 16
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

we’re having a black and white (ivory) wedding and i really want that to be the dominant color scheme. Fiance thinks we need some sort of color so we’re thinking about using a pale blue as an accent color, i think it adds just a little color without being dominant. i LOVE b&w anemones, although depending on the time of the year, they can be expensive to get. mini white cala lilies have a deep/purple/black-ish center that looks good. i’ve also been obsessed lately with white gerbera daisies with black centers. i like the idea of getting some color into the bouquet through the fabric/ribbon wrapping the stems.

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