So you’ve probably found ‘The Dress’ & decided upon a theme & colours for the day but now you’ve got to combine it all in a bouquet, buttonholes and flowers.
You may have a favourite flower but traditionally flowers were chosen for their symbolic meaning. Here’s just a few, it’s sweet to know what they symbolise!
Hydrangea – understanding
Lilac – first love
Gypsophila / Babies Breath – innocence
Anemone – expectation.
Daisy – share your feelings
Lily – truth & honour
Lily of the Valley – happiness
Freesia – innocence
Magnolia – love of nature
Peony – ambition & determination
Rose – love, joy, beauty
Stephanotis – marital happiness
Stock – lasting beauty
Sweet Pea – pleasure
Purple Violet – faithfulness
Sunflower – adoration
Or why not mix all your favourites to create your own precious mix of meanings!
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Fresh herbs have been essential to the language of love for centuries so if you’re having a Garden Party wedding, love all things Boho or simply love a little tradition then here are some perfect herbs to include in your bouquet and wedding flowers.
Lavender – devotion, undying love, married bliss
Rosemary – remembrance, fidelity & luck
Sage – long life
Parsley – festivity
Mint – warmth of feeling
Thyme – courage & strength
Oregano – joy & happiness
Clover – good luck
Keep following – more ideas to come!