Top tips on winter wedding bouquets


As one of the finest country house wedding venues Dorset has to offer, we understand the importance of every last finishing touch and the impact that each one has on the enjoyment of your special day. Flowers are one of the most important aspects of wedding décor and it is therefore important to make the right choice and ensure that they complement the rest of the wedding day theme. We’ve put together some tips to help you find the perfect flowers for your special day:

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Seasonal flowers
Seasonal flowers will help to add a special touch to a winter wedding, either enhancing a winter wonderland theme or adding a vibrant touch of colour. The most popular flowers available all year round are lilies, roses and freesia, though you can also make the most of seasonal winter flowers such as hyacinths, paper whites and ranunculas.

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Contact a florist a year before the wedding date
If you contact the florist a year before the date, you can also look at the seasonal flowers that you can use in your wedding and plan ahead so that one of the most important elements of a wedding is sorted well in advance.

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Do some research
Look in magazines and on Pinterest for inspiration, they may bring to mind ideas that you never considered before.

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Have some ideas about what you’d like your wedding to be
As well as gathering some ideas of the kinds of flowers you may like, also have some ideas about how you plan to use them – for example, whether you wish to co-ordinate them with the bridesmaids dresses and whether you plan to have them decorate both the church and the reception venue. You should also have an idea of the kind of wedding dress you may be wearing (though this doesn’t have to be set in stone), so that the bridal bouquet can be co-ordinated to both the colour and style of the dress.