Feature photo by Vesic Photography. Poppy Belle, Durham Florist
Close your eyes. Imagine your big day. The beautiful dress. The perfect partner. The flowers. Floral designs have been a staple for a wedding for many years. And designers have broadened to include flowers in more than just centerpieces and bouquets. Let Poppy Belle Design, Durham Florist, help you make your flower dreams come true for your big day. Follow along to look at some unique floral trends that have popped up recently.
-Creating Hanging Flower Displays: I, personally, am in love with the idea of elevating flowers even more than an elevated centerpiece can do. This trend can include hanging chandeliers with florals as the focal piece, inverting floral displays to give the ceiling a “Secret Garden” motif, or dangling flowers from a potted plant, glass orb, or creating a shower of flowers from the top. This could be a unique way to showcase your favorite color, signature flower, or just create that “oh wow” moment for your guests.
-Integrating Hair Pieces: Spend some time on social media and you will quickly see that integrating the flowers into your hair design on your big day will create a uniquely fresh look. From floral head pins to flower crowns, a bride will leave everyone breathless with an elegant hair design.
-Elevating the Cake Design: There are many aspects of the wedding day in which to incorporate floral designs; one you may consider also involves the “sweet” part of the day: your cake. Cake tasting is definitely a treat during the wedding planning process, so maybe consider bringing your florist along to help in the design of the confectionery delight. Floral cake design can wrap around the cake (creating a cascading feel to the flowers that might match your bouquet) or possibly a topper that elevates the cake to the next level.
-Highlighting the Ceremony Backdrop: When it comes to your ceremony backdrop, you might want to consider: what unique touches will add to the photographs of the important ceremony? The ceremony backdrop is an awesome place to add a touch of flowers or make a whole floral showcase. If you are using an arbor, consider using flowers to accent the arbor or as curtain ties for the drapery.
There are many other ways to incorporate flowers into your wedding and reception design. Look at your venues and think what could be accented with a beautiful floral-scape: a fountain, pompadours, staircases, etc. The list really does go on and on, from lighting accents to floating florals. This is where having an awesome florist and/or wedding planner comes in handy to make your garden dreams come true. Poppy Belle, Durham Florist, would love to come alongside you to incorporate flowers in a variety of ways into your big day.