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For Your Perfect Lover

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Tulips…

Who doesn’t love their shape and if you have some time, you will see the way they move.  The are elegant without saying too much.

The tulip have different categories.  Popular tulip types are stand, french, fringed, and parrot.  These perfect lovers are readily available during the spring but you can also get them in the early fall and winter.  Standard tulips cost less than french, parrot or fringed tulips. However, the cost of these flowers will be less during the spring than at any other time.

Standard Tulip

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French Tulip

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Fringed Tulip

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Parrot Tulip

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The variation in color makes this flower a great choice for weddings or any event. Tulips come in white, lavender, purple, pink, magenta, red, peach, orange, yellow, green and bicolor/variegated.

The meaning of tulips are fame or perfect lover (John Henry).

  • White – I have waited long
  • Purple – undying love
  • Yellow- Hopeless love; perfect love; There is sunshine in your eyes
  • Red – Declaration of love
  • Pink – Caring
  • Variegated – beautiful eyes and enchantment.

If this describes your significant other, this may be the flower for you.

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What’s in a name

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What’s in a name? that which we call a rose
By any other name would smell as sweet

Shakespeare penned it correctly (from Romeo and Juliet). For weddings, roses are a popular flower and the great part is they are available all year long. This is great for those that love roses. There are three common types of roses: spray roses, standard roses and garden roses.

Colors:

For theses that love color roses are an excellent option. Roses come in shades of white, red, pink, purple, yellow, green, peach/coral and orange.

Meaning:

Morris Gardens does an excellent job of providing the meanings of the shades of roses. Popular wedding color meanings are:

  • Red- love, beauty, romantic love
  • White- Happy love
  • Pink- Perfect happiness
  • Lavender- Love at first site

What every color you decide, roses can be an great choice for your wedding. Enjoy the image below from Flirty Fluer.

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Orange Rose Study

Popular flowers for wedding

According to the Knot, the most popular flowers for weddings are:

  • Roses
  • Tulip
  • Calla Lilies
  • Lily of the Valley
  • Hydrangeas
  • Peonies
  • Ranunculus
  • Stephanotis
  • Sweet Peas
  • Gardenias

In upcoming post we will discuss color options, meaning, seasonality and etc…..

Color at Your Wedding

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Color is an element that is easily incorporated into any event especially a wedding. Your color choice can be monochromatic (all of one color) or a color schemes of 2 or more colors. I would not recommend more than four colors because it becomes harder to incorporate the colors equally.

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Once you have decided on color(s), the fun can begin. One of the ways couple usually express color is in there bridal parties’ attire. When choosing a color for the party, choose a tone that will complement their complexion. Remember in nature there are lots of shades of your favorite color.

Another way to incorporate color is through linen. Linen can be a simple choice but can add lots of pizazz to your event. Some linens are designed to change color when the light hits it.

One of my favorite ways to add color is through flowers. Flowers come in lots of shades and hues. Flowers can also be used for an hombre effect (going from light to dark or vice versa).

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Color can also set the mood and tone of your wedding so have fun choosing your color for your occasion.