Flower decoration is the key element for any wedding. Flower decoration not only enhances the beauty of your wedding but also is a symbol of pure, true and innocent love that the newly weds have for each other. Flowers are not only used for decorating the wedding venue but are also used for various other purposes during a wedding. By hiring a professional florist, it would be easier for you to identify the right flowers for the theme of your wedding. You can get a bridal bouquet matching to your gown instead of the traditional white or cream bridal bouquet. There are lots of types of flower decoration that are used in a wedding like wreaths that are used as centerpieces or door hangers. Today flower decoration can be done that suits your style and personality. Flowers are the focal point of decoration at a wedding because they are also the symbol of love.
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.