Unique touches can often create “something to talk about” – wine lovers are using wine bottles and decanters as centerpieces.
With so many people considering the environment, going green is very popular. It’s fairly easy to bring the outdoors inside. There are lots of natural items you can use: branches, twigs, leaves, pinecones, & even rocks/stones. All these items can be used to surround pillar candles or can be placed in antique containers. There are lots of websites available to help with green wedding ideas.
Hand tied bouquets are still extremely popular. A fresh bunch of flowers gathered and wrapped in wide satin ribbon always looks elegant. Many brides are further customizing by adding pins, crystal picks and even broaches & family heirlooms.
Different shapes are beginning to emerge, arrangements with an unstructured look are replacing the traditional tightly bound bouquets. If you opt for a looser arrangement, flowers like amaranthus, orchids & lilies (to name a few) work very well. We’re even seeing add in touches like crystals, feathers, & berries
Navy was one of the hottest colors in 2009 – many brides area incorporating flowers that have a dark tone deep blue violets, white roses can be dyed any color. We’ve seen bold navy paired with ivory & even navy with yellow.