(Closed) Hey bees! I need your help. Pic heavy.

posted 6 years ago in Flowers
  • poll: What should use the baby's breath for?
    Go ahead and do what you want! They'll look great as both the centerpieces and bridesmaid bouquets! : (15 votes)
    42 %
    Keep the centerpiece and includes baby's breath with a different flower for the bridesmaids. : (12 votes)
    33 %
    Babys breath centerpieces but whole different flowers for the bridal party...they dont have to match : (8 votes)
    22 %
    Scrape the whole idea...they don't go at all : (1 votes)
    3 %
  • Post # 3
    2777 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    I think the baby’s breath will be fine and the bouquets don’t have to match.

    Post # 4
    411 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: March 2013

    I am not a fan of babys breath.. but good luck with what you decide to do.

    Post # 5
    2023 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    I really like the babys breath!  They look so soft!

    Post # 6
    2981 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    I don’t really think posts by others saying that they don’t like your flower choice is really going to help you.

    So, maybe I can… How about tieing the Bridesmaid or Best Man bouquets in red ribbons that match your red bouquet colors. If you’re doing a vineyard theme, experiment with adding some grape leaves into their bouquets for some greenery and color. Prehaps some small curly grape vines in there as well. Little delicate ones. Think tendrils.

    What do you think?

    Post # 7
    3415 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2014 - Lodge

    I’m having orange and red flowers for myself and the bridesmaids but centerpieces will be red sunflowers with a few yellow sunflowers thrown in (my favorite flower).  At one time I wanted the bridesmaids to carry only sunflowers, but then I decided I want their flowers to be similar to mine and use the sunflowers as centerpieces.

    IMO centerpieces and bridal party flowers do not need to match exactly.  As long as they fit in with the theme you’re fine.  In fact IMO the ceremony and reception are two completely different things so have fun with them and do contrasting ideas.

    Post # 8
    1043 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 2012

    Love it!  Baby’s breath seems so romantic to me.  Agree with @Eight6Eleven about the red ribbon to tie in the red color with an all-baby’s-breath bouquet.  You can have small vases/mason jars filled with baby’s breath to decorate the cake table, gift table, etc. if you want to tie it in more with the centerpieces.

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