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I had a lot of fun picking out all the flowers for the wedding. My bouquet and the bridemaids bouquet were the only ones we had made professionally. The rest of the flowers in the church and at the reception my mum made herself in a flower frenzy the night before the wedding. We probably did save money but I’m not sure my mum would agree the stress was worth it!

I would love to tell you all the flowers that were in my bouquet but to be honest I can’t remember! I asked for deep reds and dusky whites and wild flowers. I also gave the florist a strip of blue velvet fabric from my coat which she wrapped around the stems and pinned in place with pearl pins.

I asked for blue anemones for the bridesmaids bouquets. The florist was reluctant to use them as they tend to droop within a few hours of being out of water but I have to say these stayed beautiful for the whole day and looked amazing.

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I’m meeting with a potential wedding florist on Saturday and she asked me to bring a swatch of my wedding dress material and also some images of bouquets I liked. So thought I’d share the images with you all.

BRIDAL BOUQUETS

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Made up of speckled begonia foliage and porcelain berries with dark red tree peonies, dahlias and Black Beauty roses

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Bit messy for my liking but love the sea holly and berries

Wedding Bouquet, Metalina Roses, Picasso Calla, Tulips, Orchids, Albiflora, Hyacinth, Muscari.

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This bouquet appeals to me on so many levels. Its made up of Metalina & Amnesia roses, Picasso Calla Lilies, Hyacinth, Lissianthus, Kochia, Eucalyptus, Begonia Rex, Evelyn Spray Roses, Tulips Black Prince and Lavender, Heather, Ivy berries, an assortment of French Herbs, Wild Orchid Zygpetalum, Albiflora Bruneii, Muscari and bear grass trails – all available in January in the UK.

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I like some of the coral colours in this bouquet.

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Really like the colour of the ranunculus and the use of eucalyptus and winterberry.

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Some nice peachy colours in there.

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This is very different form anything else I’ve seen – love the gray colours but maybe its not right for me.

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This bouquet uses cockscomb (the deep-pink ruffle-edged flower) and a thick velvet-ribbon bouquet wrap to give a rich textured effect. The idea of a velvet ribbon wrap is great as I’m wearing a velvet coat at the wedding. I could get some of this material to use on my bouquet.

BRIDEMAIDS

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For the brIdemaids bouquets I’d like deep red and pink shades

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Again I love these deep reds.

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Are you spotting a theme yet?!

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Cascading berries…gorgeous!

CENTREPIECES

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Very pretty.

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These would fit in so well with our winter wedding.

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Those swirly shapes are so perfect for us! They’re quite a motif in our wedding and are in the save the dates, invites and bonboniere.

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Excuse the two small photos but I love the idea of have hanging plums and berries as part of the table displays.

BUTTONHOLES

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What are those twirly twigs called?!

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