The language of flowers, sometimes called floriography was a way of communicating in Europe in the 1800's and during the Victorian era. In the Victorian time the most popular flower was the rose, the meaning of love and it was almost always required for a flower arrangements. Following are other appropriate flower meanings, and it is said that knowing the meaning of floral language was as important as appearing well dressed in a public place: • Lavender _ luck, forgiveness • Marjoram _ blushes • Rosemary _ remembrance • Lilac _ love's first emotion • Orange Blossom _ chastity • Carnation _ pure love • Rose (white) _ innocent love • Rose ( red) _ passion • Rose ( pink) _ romantic love • Star_of_Bethlehem _ reconciliation • Witch Hazel _ a spell • Sweet Pea _ delicate pleasures • Ivy _ wedded love • Holly _ domestic happiness.
Making the Wedding Bouquet _ Regardless of who you are in relation to the bride, you may be overwhelmed by the task of assembling her wedding bouquet. However, using silk flowers can make your job much easier. Most silk flowers are incredibly realistic and should look beautiful at the wedding. The most frequently used flower in a wedding bouquet, real or silk, is the rose. Some of the simplest bouquets are the prettiest; your bride may be enchanted by a spherical bouquet of multicolored roses garnished with greenery. If you are looking for something less traditional, you can change the species of flowers, use a few topiary elements, or change the overall design of the bouquet. The bride, of course, should be presented with a bouquet that she will adore. Since you are using silk and not real flowers, you can prepare the bouquet long before the wedding day and ensure that it is exactly what the bride wants.