Author Archives: Hollie Chambliss

The Importance of a Centerpiece

 Whether you are attending a wedding,dinner or other Events,in the middle of the table is a centerpiece.It is found at the center of the table and is meant to draw attention and make a statement.It’s undeniable, Centerpieces are important. Why consider a floral centerpiece? There is something timeless and classic and the possibilities are endless.Arrangements may vary,from traditional to modern,simple or elaborate and everything in between.  The one thing that puts a floral centerpiece above other options: the opportunity to collaborate with an expert. Florists are artists.They take your event and dissect it , ask you questions and then create a look that reflects the nature of your Event.You walk away with a meaningful,unique experience and a beautiful centerpiece that represents the true purpose of your momentous occasion.

The latest Trends for Wedding flowers

As a tradition the Bride will walk down the aisle holding her bouquet of flowers.The new trend is carrying a bouquet of mixed greens and herbs.In the past the the bridal bouquet may have included herbs to ward off evil and bad luck,luckily if you are a non traditional bride, you may find a bridal bouquet of mixed foliage and herbs with or without flowers perfect for your wedding.Succulents,lavender,herbs,fern and gorgeous jasmine or stepanantotis are a few options for the modern Bride.The key is design and foliage selection arranged by a designer with a keen eye for texture and selection that will make this trend beautiful and timeless.

Flower Wedding Budget

 If you are planning a formal wedding in an amazing venue with 300 guests your budget is clearly going to be bigger than a lovely Barn Wedding or simple intimate affair. The average budget for a Wedding is 30,000 and the average floral budget is typically 10 per cent of the wedding budget or 2,000 to 3,000 dollars.Some of your considerations with your floral budget are guest size,wedding setting,date and time and wedding style.It is very important to book a florist as soon as possible to insure availability of florist and flowers.Try to gather up as many photos and ideas to take to your florist.Also be open to the ideas your florist may provide at your consultation.

How to choose your Perfect Bridal Bouquet

 

Peonies lilac and roses

Beauty is in the details.Wedding bouquets are part of centuries old traditions and  these days the bouquet symbolizes the Bride’s unique taste and sets the tone for the entire Wedding.  The bouquet is filled with sentimental and personal  meanings intended to make the day unique and  expressing your dreams and desires for your Wedding Day. It is important to take time to pick a florist who can best create your Bouquet.Try to gather pictures  and ideas to prepare before meeting with your florist. It is an art form and there are differences in skill and experience.Your floral Designer can be very helpful in designing the look of your Wedding.

Top Three flowers for Fall Arrangements

Fall is here!.It is a time for us to turn to thoughts of cozy dinners and gatherings around dining tables. Centerpieces for Fall conjure images of acorns and fall Leaves Autumn colors and the bounty of the Harvest. Three of the top three flowers are Dahlias,Mums and Antique Hydrangeas. Gather together  leaves, berries and fruit to create Stunning Floral centerpieces. Incorporating flowers in Pumpkins are simply divine and a great way to design a rustic and seasonal look that you will love showing off to your friends and family.