Flower Power

Today its seems like a celebration is not whole without a few flower centerpieces on the tables and other areas within the function. flowers have long been admired and used by to bring beauty to the environment, and also as objects of romance.

So without sounding too dramatic flower centerpieces can easily make or break your decor, it’s important that you pay very close attention to the type of flowers you choose and why you have chosen them.

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Task your event designer to show you different samples of how the centerpieces can be arranged to enhance your tablescape, be very open minded the different ways a centerpiece can be arranged. It doesn’t always have to be round and suspended mid air.

Now we know the most traditional way to showcase flowers at a wedding is usually the backdrop of the bride and groom but depending on the venue you have chosen, get creative ways of showing off other areas of your venue through what we term as space fillers. If you have any trees depending on your budget you will surprised how much effortless beauty can be added

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Many flowers have important symbolic meanings in Western culture.Some of the more common examples include:

  • Red roses are given as a symbol of love, beauty, and passion.
  • Poppies are a symbol of consolation in time of death. In the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Australia and Canada, red poppies are worn to commemorate soldiers who have died in times of war.
  • Lily are used in burials as a symbol referring to “resurrection/life”. It is also associated with stars (sun) and its petals blooming/shining.
  • Daisies are a symbol of innocence.

Next time we shall talk more specifically into types of flowers and centerpieces.

Cheers

Simplex Team

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