Crafting DIY Floral Arrangements for your Big Day

Weddings are the perfect occasion to celebrate love, joy and the beauty of life. And what better way to infuse a touch of nature’s charm into your special day than with DIY floral arrangements? Forget the florist for a moment and grab your gardening gloves because we’re about to embark on a flowery adventure that’s as fun as it is heartwarming. So, get ready to bloom and giggle your way to a stunningly personalised wedding décor!

Lets get started!

Gather Your Blooming Brigade: Enlist your besties, family members, and maybe even a few enthusiastic cousins who claim to be flower whisperers. This DIY venture is not just about arranging flowers but also about creating cherished memories together. Put on some music, grab snacks, and let the petal party begin!

Go on a Flower Frolic: Time to channel your inner flower fairy and venture into the world of blooms. Visit local farmers’ markets, flower farms like the Elderflower Farm or even your own backyard garden. Pick a range of colours, shapes, and sizes to ensure your arrangements dance with variety. Why not hire your flowers? Artificial flowers are so realistic now, that it’s hard to tell the difference between what’s real and what’s not.

Get Creative

Tools of the Trade: You don’t need a secret garden full of fancy tools. Basic supplies like floral scissors, wire cutters, floral tape, and vases will be your sidekicks in this flowery mission.

Play with Petals: Now comes the moment of truth – arranging those beautiful blooms. Remember, there are no strict rules in the world of floral artistry – it’s all about what makes your heart skip a beat. Mix and match flowers, experiment with textures, and don’t shy away from adding a dash of greenery for a touch of rustic elegance.

The Bouquet Bonanza: Create your own bridal bouquet, because who knows your taste better than you? Gather your chosen flowers, hold them close, and let your heart guide you. Secure the stems with floral tape, wrap it up with ribbon, and voilà – you have a one-of-a-kind bouquet that’s as unique as your love story.

DIY Styling

Table Talk: Centrepieces: Centrepieces are like the life of the party – they draw everyone’s attention and set the mood. Find quirky vases, teacups, or mason jars that speak to your theme, and arrange your blooms with care. Add some fairy lights and your tables will be straight out of a fairy-tale!

Flower Crowns – Because You’re Royalty: Let your inner flower child shine with whimsical flower crowns. These aren’t just for music festivals; they’re also perfect for adding a touch of ethereal charm to your wedding look. Gather some flexible wire, choose your blooms and weave them into a crown fit for a floral queen.

Don’t Forget the Little Blooms: Boutonnieres & Corsages: Even the tiniest blooms deserve their moment in the spotlight. Craft boutonnieres for the dapper gentlemen and corsages for the lovely ladies. These small touches will make your loved ones feel extra special.

Blossom and Beam!

Creating DIY floral arrangements for your wedding isn’t just about saving some bucks – it’s about pouring your heart and soul into every petal. As you gaze at those beautiful bouquets and centerpieces, you’ll remember the laughter, the mess, and the joy that went into making them. So, go ahead and embrace the floral frenzy. After all, weddings are about love, laughter, and a whole lot of blooming fun!

If you have having difficulty in planning or obtaining specific DIY hire items, French Affair Hire are happy to provide you with an obligation free consultation and can assist you with, wedding styling, day of coordinators and full wedding planning services.

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