There are different types of flowers decorations used in a wedding like centerpieces kept on the table tops for the purpose of decoration. Beautiful flower decoration also symbolizes that the guests are happily welcomed. Planning is one of the essential ingredients to pull off a gorgeous flower decoration for a wedding wherein it is vital to appoint a florist who can beautifully decorate the venue. It is a florist responsibility to make the venue romantic and beautiful whilst keeping the decoration in synch with the budget allocated by the client. It is always not necessary to go for fancy and exorbitant wedding decoration, you can always opt for simple yet stylish wedding flower decoration that would work to your advantage and make the reception look truly romantic and wonderful. There is always a choice to select from a wide range of seasonal flowers and make the most beautiful arrangements from them. Flower decorations are not only limited for decoration purpose; they can as well be worn as accessories too. You should ask your florist to make a sketch or show you a sample arrangement that would be done at the wedding so that you can give your inputs accordingly. You can also use topiaries and the bucket tied arrangements which are big flowers or a bunch of flowers potted in a vase and use it as a decorative item at the wedding reception.
Western style arrangements typically consist of a free form assemblage of flowers in a container. In contrast, Ikebana is more of a disciplined form of art, governed by well_defined rules, principles and techniques. For example, certain precepts regulate elements like the light and the shadows. There is also what is known as the three points of balance _ shin_fuku_tai in Japanese _ which symbolize man, heaven and earth, respectively, and that have to be in harmonious equilibrium in order to give true life to an Ikebana flower arrangement. This and the fact that stems and branches are used in addition to flowers, are perhaps the most obvious differences with western_style flower arrangement.