Bridal Bouquets - How to Choose Your Ideal Design

There is a huge choice when it comes to bridal bouquets. But how do you choose one to suit you?

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Here is a quick run-down of three most popular styles of wedding flower bouquets. If you consider these before visiting your florist for a consultation, you are much more likely to have a constructive meeting and come away with flowers that will be perfect for you.

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Below you can see some examples of bouquets that I have created in each of these 3 styles.

Posy Bouquet

Traditional shape, giving a simple elegant look. Suits flowers such as roses, tulips, rununculus and peonies.

We've noticed hand-tied posy bouquets becoming more and more popular.

Click here for more ideas on posy wedding bouquets

unique sunflower bridal bouquet with bride and groom posy bouquet of white tulips
pink rose wedding bouquet close up summer vintage bridal bouquet held by beautiful bride


Cascade Bouquet ( Shower Bouquet)

Traditional teardrop shape, consisting of a posy with a trail of flowers and foliage.

Suitable for use with a wide variety of flowers. Click here for more photos.

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tropical cascade bouquet in pink, yellow and green shower bouquet of pink roses and pink calla lilies


Sheath Bouquet (Arm Bouquet)

Long slender bouquet that is designed to be carried over one arm.

This is best suited to long stemmed flowers such as calla lilies (arum lilies), as seen in this photograph.

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Decided on your style of bridal bouquet? Click here for ideas on types of flowers for wedding flower bouquets

Don't forget the bridesmaids. Here are some ideas for your bridesmaids' flowers

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