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.
Flowers are my passion and when I was asked to set a table for a benefits banquet using a floral centerpiece and eight place settings I found the Victorian Era theme fit my love of flowers. This era was named for Queen Victoria who ruled England from 1837 to 1901, whose enthusiasm for flower designs was a time of elegance for all things flower. They decorated not only with flower arrangements in a vase but also with flowers on plates, tea pots and in pictures for the walls, and their use of flowers was displayed in all their treasures. The Victorian women would often wear flowers in their hair, on their arm or around their neck. Their love of flowers was a way of expressing affection, and was given to friends and lovers according to the message they wanted to express, for the Victorians knew the meaning of flowers. Their floral arrangements were, formal, proper, opulent, lavish and showy. Aristocratic members of society would exhibit wealth by creating large, excessive, luxurious and often overdone flower arrangements.