Centerpieces for a wedding or reception play an essential role in decorating this magical event. They capture guests' attention and create a warm, elegant atmosphere. In this first of two articles on the subject, we will explore the steps to follow, the important points to consider when choosing centerpieces and the ordering deadlines to respect. In the second article, you will learn more about the types of flowers to choose, and the differences to keep in mind depending on the season. Get ready to find the inspiration you need for unique and memorable centerpieces for your wedding or reception!
STEPS TO FOLLOW WHEN CHOOSING CENTERPIECES FOR YOUR WEDDING OR RECEPTION
Once you have set the date for your wedding or reception and want to start planning, here are the steps you'll need to take :
LOOKING FOR INSPIRATION
Take the time to leaf through wedding magazines, websites and social networking platforms to find centerpiece ideas that appeal to you. These ideas, once collected and streamlined, will make your job easier later on. Some of the inspirational ideas are sure to make you dream, and some may be beyond your budget. That is why the next step is to meet with your florist. You can then discuss together and make informed choices.
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CONSULTATION WITH YOUR FLORIST
The next step is to make an appointment with your professional florist. You will be invited to discuss your ideas, the style you had like to achieve, get advice and determine what works best for you in choosing centerpieces for your wedding or reception.
Opting for standard centerpieces for your wedding or reception is not the only option. It could just as easily be garlands of greenery and floating candles in glass vases. Or you could opt for an arch decoration, a mantelpiece, a cake table or an easel to display the table plan for guests.
Together, you will discuss :
Fresh, seasonal flowers are preferable, as are floral arrangements that match your color preferences. In the next article, we will mention the most commonly used flowers.
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IMPORTANT POINTS TO CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING CENTERPIECES
When selecting your centerpieces, there are many things to consider. We have created this checklist for you :
OVERALL WEDDING OR RECEPTION BUDGET
To set your preferences when choosing centerpieces for your wedding or reception, it is essential to establish at the outset how much money will be allocated to this element of your décor. Keep this in mind at all times. Your florist will be able to suggest options to suit your financial means. There are affordable alternatives that will always create beautiful, elegant arrangements so that your wedding or reception creates that sparkle we want to see in your eyes!
WEDDING OR RECEPTION STYLE
First of all, when choosing centerpieces for your wedding or reception, we suggest you consider the overall theme and style of your wedding or reception. Whether you opt for a romantic, bohemian or modern ambiance, your centerpieces should be in harmony with the overall decor.
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We recommend that you contact your florist between 3 and 6 months before your wedding or reception date to discuss your needs and plan your centerpieces. This will allow you to anticipate the availability of the chosen flower varieties, plan the assembly of the centerpieces by the team of floral designers and delivery on the big day.
Centerpieces for a wedding or reception are an essential part of your décor and the atmosphere you wish to create. The steps to follow and consultation with your florist are not to be neglected in the preparation of your event. Stay tuned for our second article on the subject to find out everything you need to know to create a unique, memorable wedding or reception that reflects your image!
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