Post # 1
I had always thought I wanted a white bouquet (well – I had a whole issue with not being sure if I wanted a bouquet at all – that’s another story). But, now that I think I’m going to go forward with having a bouquet – I’m starting to question my white choice.
Seeing pops of color in pics make me wish for a colored bouquet…. I love how striking it is in couple pics.
The problem is – I’m not sure exactly what color. I’m not really drawn to the purple or red (or pink)…. I think maybe a white with green might be nice… but then that seems pretty muted and more like my white bouquet idea. I do like that slate/blue type color that hydrangeas often come in….
Any thoughts to help me decide?
(My dress is diamond white, if that helps)
Post # 3
Personally I think a white bouquet doesn’t pop enough off of a white dress. I would go with the color(s) that move you. Look through lot’s of pics on Google and The Knot and wherever else you can find them. Blue is a good idea, then you could get some fun blue shoes to go with it!
I am going traditional with deep red roses, classic.
Post # 4
@oracle:If you’re thinking of adding a little color, but are drawn to a basic white bouquet, as well, you could try a white flower, with a hint of color in them. Maybe something like this?
Post # 5
I wanted absolutely no white! However, I’ve since changed my mind (big surprise there!! haha!) and now I am doing mostly color with some ivory flowers.
What are your colors? That would be a good place to start…
Post # 6
I wanted a colored bouquet at first too. I changed my mind when I changed our color scheme. Mine was about 90% white and ivory with about 10% green. The green made it pop a little from the dress.
Post # 7
@oracle: Are you having bridesmaids? What color are their dresses?
Deep, warm colors would be great for your fall (Oct) wedding.
While white bouquets are beyond gorgeous and elegant, I personally agree that the pop of color of vibrant bouquets is lovely too!
Post # 8
I agree with animated_librarian , the color adds some pop, otherwise I feel that the dress and flower blend together too much. Either way, it looks gorgeous tho!
Post # 9
@Gemstone:No – not having BM’s – so it makes it a little trickier (or simpler) 🙂
If I were having BM’s – I’d want them in that pretty silver/slate/pewter color.
We aren’t really having a particular color scheme – most of the paper stuff is all silver … maybe I should wait until I figure out my shoes and try to coordinate that (as if I didn’t have enough issues as is) haha.
Post # 10
Go with color! So much more fun and really pops in pictures. I was gonna ask what your colors are but sounds like you don’t really have a color theme. You really can’t go wrong with red. Or for a little more color you could go with reds and oranges for an autumn-y feel since your wedding is in October.
Post # 11
im going with Red Roses and White Callalillies.. still have some white but the color to make it look more dramatic
Post # 12
@MrsJVP: That sounds beautiful!
Post # 13
I am doing a winter wedding so I am doing an all white bouquet! It really depends on your theme and colors of your wedding. I am having my bridesmaids with blue bouquets and mine is going to be so mine will pop out….maybe you can try that!
GooD LucK chica
Post # 14
My bouquet is red and black. Black magic roses, karma chocolate dahlias, black feathers and those curly fern fronds.
What about using a white flower with a colored center?
There are also lots of breeds of roses that are two-toned.
Post # 15
My daughter was going to have a colored bouquet right up until the end…the florist had an all white one on his new brochure that she fell in love with…the florist also mentioned that a white bouquet will never go out of style or look trendy. Looking back, I’m glad she did white as the bridesmaid’s colored bouquets weren’t quite the colors she envisioned and she would have been disappointed if her bouquet was the same color as thiers…