spring is finally here, and everything is coming up roses. With a plethora of occasions to celebrate this time of year — Mother’s Day, wedding season, the inevitable al fresco dinner parties — there are plenty of reasons to start thinking up stunning fresh-cut flowers to give. building a bouquet uses the opportunity to create something as special as the person receiving it. From a painterly bouquet for the art-lover to an eye-catching arrangement for the ultra-glamorous, here are 10 bouquet ideas that are not only beautiful, but have a personalized, tailor-made touch.
For the food-obsessed, Instagrams-every-dish person in your life, go along with their interests and get a blend of edibles and flowers. Berries and figs, with their deep colors, are a particularly terrific accent and are absolutely unique.
Photographer: Onelove Photography
Source: style Me Pretty
For those who lament anything wasteful, think of a foraged bouquet. This sensational bouquet by celeb florist Sarah Winward uses only blooms found on the side of the road or from private home (with permission!). absolutely sensational as well as terrific for the earth!
Photographer: Jose Villa
Source: Sarah Winward Instagram
A full bouquet of white sweet peas dotted with soft green foliage is basic and classic. Going for one color all over, whether blush or white, is forever in style and is sure to please any aesthetic. other large blooms to consider are hydrangeas or pillowy peonies.
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An asymmetrical arrangement filled with bold colors is attention-grabbing and fun. This bloom box by nyc floral shop TTHBlooms mixes coral poppies, green ranunculus, and lively peonies to create a visual spectacle.
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If you’re trying to find something with high drama for that special person who loves to make a statement, a large-scale sculptural bouquet is the way to go. This one, by Mary Lennox, uses a basic palette and sweeping foliage guaranteed to earn lots of “oohs” and “ahhs”.
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Vancouver’s flower factory put together this bouquet of blush, white and lush green tones, which is perfectly on-trend. The lily of the valley sprinkled throughout is an unexpected (and fragrant!) choice, to keep it looking fresh.
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A living bouquet is a neat option for those who love to garden. but even those not blessed with a green thumb can love them too, as succulents, used here, require little to no TLC or attention. The bouquet can be taken apart and planted wherever they like, creating a enduring memory. A terrarium or potted variety would work well for those who need something with no assembly required.
Source: Coombe Trenchard
Designer: Amanda Randell
For that one who loves museums and galleries, choose a tumbling and glamorous arrangment straight out of an Dutch still life. One that incorporates fruits and a variety of large, soft blooms heightens the drama. A stunning vessel, like an urn or antique metal bowl, adds to the historical feel.
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Do double task and accentuate a floral arrangementwith fragrant herbs. This one marries blush peonies with sage and rosemary for a basic arrangement that is both elegant and practical. The herbs can be removed and used as garnish and flavoring as needed.
Photographer: Jemma Keech
Source: The Knot
A mixture of roses, including soft garden varieties, is best for the sentimentalist in your life. but what really sets it apart is the ribbon that ties around the stems. pick up a couple of yards of grosgrain or velvet ribbon in complementary colors to give any conventional bouquet and instant hit of romance.
Source: Jardine Botanic Instagram