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The Flower arrangements for your wedding – some useful tips

The right flower arrangement is very crucial for a wonderful wedding decoration. There are a variety of flower arrangements that you can try out for your wedding or a close one’s wedding. You have to just follow certain simple tips.

* One of the easiest ways is to go for your favorite flower or the one that is the favorite of the person whose wedding you are decorating for. This will give you a starting point. This way you can choose certain similar looking flowers and can even experiment with the different form of the same flower. Different flowers suit different arrangements, so with a favorite flower you will narrow down the choice and can select the right one for the wedding.

* There are various wedding magazines that feature photographs of various types of flower arrangements. Look at them, you will surely find one that suits your taste and meet your requirements. Take them to your florist and together you can come up with a distinct design for the wedding’s flower arrangement.

* While selecting the colors of the floral arrangements, match it with the color of the bridesmaid’s dress. Also match it with the paper and the decorations you will be using at the wedding.  

* If you are doing everything yourself, then make sure that the vases you use to keep the flowers on the venue are clean. Fill the vase up with room temperature water and keep the flowers in the water. Cut at least one inch from the bottom of each flower stem. This will keep the flower fresh for a longer period of time.

* While arranging flowers place the bigger ones first. They will give you a reference point to build the entire decoration around them.  You can try placing different types of flowers at different angles. This way you will come up with different patterns.

* Also try inserting some foliage in contrast to the color of the entire flower arrangement. If your arrangement has a monochromic palette then covering the branches or leaves in dark shades of green is a good idea.

* You can also add certain fruits and vegetables to give the decoration another dimension. Things that you can sue include small pumpkins as well as peppers. They add to the entire look and can give it another feel also.

All these tips are very practical. They are very easy to execute, you just need to have the required enthusiasm. The flower arrangements that you will come up this way will not only be unique but will also amaze the guests at the wedding by their sheer beauty.