Tag: "south africa wedding flowers"

Roses on a Budget
17 Oct 2013

Rustic Roses on a Budget

One of the craziest expenses you will encounter while planning a wedding is the flowers. No doubt you already feel like you know that “flowers are expensive” but it is quite likely that you are underestimating the ...

Simple Wedding Centerpieces
15 Oct 2013

More Sweet & Simple Wedding Centerpieces

When it comes to centrepieces the options are almost limitless. Typically your brain might leap to the idea of fancy flower arrangements and giant candelabra, but it isn’t necessary for centrepieces to be such a ...

Wedding Centerpieces
9 Oct 2013

Sweet & Simple Wedding Centerpieces

Wedding centerpieces are a must to give your tables a well-rounded look, but that doesn’t mean that you have to go to the trouble (and expense) or organizing large floral arrangements that tower over the heads of your ...

Candice Bouquet
7 Jun 2013

All About Flowers

When we started the wedding planning in earnest,  I knew that flowers would never play a huge part in my budget. Having heard of table decorations costing R600 per table, it sounded a little crazy to me and I knew I ...

Tossing the bouquet
30 May 2013

Choosing the Next Bride

We all know the drill. Sometime during the night the DJ is going to stop the music and make all the single ladies stand in an awkward bundle in the middle of the dance floor while the bride shows off her backwards ...

DIY Wedding Flowers
16 Apr 2013

DIY Corner: Grow Your Own Wedding Flowers

Why go to the trouble when your local flower stall will have all you need and more? I thought along these lines, until I mistakenly grew a bed of sunflowers. Amongst what we feed our chickens, I sprinkle the type of ...

Paper Flower Bouquet
12 Apr 2013

The Alternate Bouquet

If you’re feeling a little whimsical and would like to break a couple of typical wedding traditions, then why not consider ditching that hefty bunch of flowers for something a little more fun to walk down the aisle ...

Protea Bouquet
4 Feb 2013

Simply Beautiful Bouquets

Ah the bouquet! Traditionally flowers weren’t used for the bouquet at all, but instead strong smelling herbs like garlic and thyme were used to ward off evil spirits. Another story tells us that flowers were once used ...

Peonies
25 Jan 2013

Five Simple Yet Elegant DIY Table Pieces

While elaborate centrepieces constructed out of intricately woven flowers and ribbons certainly have their place in the wedding industry, these time-heavy decorations can prove to be a little much for those brides who ...

wedding-florist
29 Nov 2012

Tips For Choosing Your Florist

Flowers are the one thing I'm a little nervous about. Making selections and coming up with ideas about a dress, the mood of the wedding, venue, save the dates, shoes, bridesmaids, food, wine, drinks, festivities – all ...

wedding-bouquet
15 Dec 2011

Make Your Own Bouquet

The flowers you carry can offset your dress and make such a statement that I can understand why they were left to the professionals. But if you're even vaguely artistic, no-one knows better than you which flowers and ...