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Latest Floral Design And 2017 Spring Flowers Trends

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Planning an event? Maybe you’re getting married? Then again perhaps you just want to spruce up your home décor in time for spring…whatever your reason is, you totally want to be up on floral design trends for the 2017. Todich Floral Design takes a deep dive and provides a sneak peak at upcoming spring flowers, 2017 floral designs, and flower fashions for the year ahead.

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Unpacking Floral Trends and Wedding Flower Design

Trends and styles in floral design are everchanging, shifting like the seasons of the year. Floral design trends can also be a little tricky to predict as they’re tied to and influenced by world events. Needless to say, it’s difficult—practically a full-time endeavor!—to keep current with the latest and freshest, the flashiest bunches of blossoms or the more alluring bouquets, the sweet and seductive floral designs for the year, no matter what your plans or purpose.

A Shift in Floral Fashions and Most Popular Flower Colours

A momentous, unexpected year in global politics and advent of spring is rapidly shaping and shifting the floral landscape, especially when it comes to the hues, shades, and colour palettes of blossoms for the 2017 spring flower season. What’s trending, exactly? A lot of fervent and fiery petals that vie for the eye and grab your gaze have been supplanted by relatively subdued hues—apricots, creams, beige, bicolored roses, verdant whites, peach, pale pinks—and underlying shades of white or grey.

Why is this the case? The lighter colours provide an emotional balance and equilibrium in bouquets and event flower arrangements that balance out our psyches and mental states, as it’s easy to get caught up in the news and the year’s more tumultuous events.

Spring Flowers and 2017 Wedding Flower Trends

Falling in line with the general colour shift, wedding flower styles are shifting to assuage generalized concern and unease, and instead focus on tender, more feminine bouquet compositions and nuanced colourations. No bold, brash and I-speak-louder-than-thou palatial floral displays here—or, if there are, then floral design aesthetics at least balance the piece as a whole.

For example, we are seeing lots of rustic style wedding bouquets coming back in fashion, bucolic and evocative of countryside innocence, splendor and times that were more carefree. Even at a joyous occasion such as a wedding, where we look forward to a bright future full of love, a sense of nostalgia and looking to the past can find its way into flower designs. Sprawling, winding bouquets that drape across tables or hang luxuriantly within the brides grasp are made from vines, greenery, tiny buds and white hued to cream-coloured blooms with slender, feathery blossoms.

A natural sense of romance is key in this spring’s wedding designs and styles, a sense of wildness and the raw potential and allure of nature, without the chaotic or unnerving connotations of urban living and modernity. This spring you can expect lots of fresh flower varieties with profuse petals, including English roses, hydrangeas, marigolds, ranunculus and gerberas daisies, balanced by wildflower frills and ruffles of garden greenery.

8 Ways To Make Your Wedding Ceremony Amazing With Flowers

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

As important as it is to plan out your flower arrangements and beautifully decorate your wedding venue, there are lots of ways for you to create an elegant, classy and beautiful ambiance at the ceremony itself. See these 11 ways from London wedding florist Todich Floral Design for you to create an absolutely gorgeous wedding ceremony this winter.

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1. Dome Flowers

Carnations, Roses, Ranunculus and Peonies

A classic flower dome made from carnations, red or white big-bloom roses, peonies or ranunculus in a silver vase on a pedestal is a striking, elegant way to decorate at your wedding ceremony.

2. Christmas Weddings Bring Added Joy and Cheer to the Season

Douglas Fir, White Pine, Norway Spruce, Angels and Ornaments

If you’re planning a Christmas wedding, allow yourself to be inspired by the season. Fir, pine and spruce—all evergreen Christmas trees can be set off to either side of the alter. Angel ornaments, golden stars, silver and bright red orbs are a lovely addition to your ceremony.

3. Entranceway and Archway Flowers

Blush Roses, Hydrangeas, Babies Breath, Queen Anne’s Lace

Wedding guests are always so excited by beautifully arranged flowers. So what better way to greet them at entranceways, by decorating arches and church steps, and with sign decorations? Vintage milk jug vases filled with daises, hydrangeas and blush roses, or pedestal flower arrangements, are warm ways to welcome family and friends for winter weddings. Consider a chalk-drawn ceremony sign with simple, angelic garlands made up of babies breath flowers or Queen Anne’s lace.

4. Candelabra Floral Displays

Pedestal Flowers, Candelabra and Windowsill Floral Displays

Add a lovely candelabrum decorated with flowers on your wedding day. Place candelabra near the alter, on windowsills (with the candles unlit), and on pedestals throughout your venue.

5. Church Wedding Pew Decorations

Church Pew Flowers, Roses, Green Ivy and White Ribbon

Decorating church pews and the pew ends with flowers is an enduring tradition, whether you have an English countryside wedding, a vintage style wedding, or something that’s a little more chic, with plenty of glitz and glam.

There’s lots of room for creativity, too, no matter what your wedding theme. A rosebud, tied with twine and bright green ivy is one option. Simple greenery and foliage with white satin ribbons is another. For church pew flowers, simplicity is really the key!

6. Decorate the Alter With Candlelight

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Warm the atmosphere of your wedding ceremony even more with softly glowing candles. Candles can find their way into all sorts of wedding decorations. You can light them at the alter, as well as in vintage chandeliers, or by highlighting the aisle.

7. Aisle Flowers

Pink, Blush and Bi-colored Rose Petals

Aisle flowers at your ceremony, including blush or light pink or bi-colored rose petals scattered down the aisle, are a way to have fun and rejoice in love’s abundance!

8. Christmas Wreaths for Winter Weddings

Christmas Roses, Rosemary, Jasmine, Mistletoe

At your ceremony it’s time to go classic—add a traditional Christmas wreath to rustic doors, at the entrances and doorways, and throughout your ceremony venue. Christmas roses, rosemary and jasmine, and mistletoe are other fine seasonal touches.

Tis the season after all, right? Embrace each other, celebrate your future together and add to the joy and good tidings of your wedding day by including Christmas wreaths in your wedding decoration.

Gorgeous Ideas for Summer Wedding Flower Bouquets

Saturday, September 10th, 2016

A summer wedding is the perfect opportunity to include beautiful seasonal flowers in wedding bouquets for the bride and bridesmaids. The gorgeous blooms available and the many joyful colours to choose from are great inspiration for wedding flowers – there’s everything from elegant roses and peonies to rustic garden flowers like daffodils and cornflowers. Summer bouquets can be anything from cheerful and rustic to elegant and upmarket. This time of year is all about new life – so what a perfect time to celebrate the new life you’ll have with your partner after your beautiful ceremony! Take a look at these wedding flower ideas to create the perfect summer wedding.

Seasonal Shades

Although any look can be created for bridal bouquet designs, for creating a real summer theme the colour palette of the season is a great one to choose. Summer shades are all about freshness and joy, and are perfect for a wedding.

Yellow is an obvious choice for summer – a beautiful colour expressing the pure happiness of a wedding day, that will look stunning held alongside a white wedding dress. Daffodils are of course the epitome of summertime: a bountiful bouquet of these will look delightful, with smaller posies for the bridesmaids, or you could pair them with white flowers like roses or white daffodil varieties. Other yellow flowers to choose from are roses, gerberas, irises or freesias. Create a multi-flower bouquet of the same shade or pair your yellow blooms with white, blue or purple flowers to make the yellow really pop.

Indeed, blue, white and yellow are traditional summer shades reflecting the beautiful flowers decorating our gardens and woodland this time of year. It also conjures up images of summertime favourites like yellow chicks, white eggs and blue skies – all symbolic of the new life that summer, and your summer wedding, brings. There are so many different varieties of summer flowers to choose from for this look: here are some ideas.

Blue: hyacinth, hydrangea, muscari, irises, cornflowers
White: roses, gerberas, paperwhite daffodils, baby’s breath, peonies
Yellow: daffodils, roses, tulips, irises, freesias, gerberas, sunflowers

Pastel shades are also very popular for summertime bridal wedding bouquets: think peach, cream and mauve and pale shades of orange and yellow. Roses are perfect blooms to choose from as you’ll find these flowers in almost every colour, while flowers like hydrangeas and ranunculus are also available in subtle shades. Add soft green foliage, and even succulents, to create a truly harmonious look.

You can create the look that’s right for you with ease. Just ask a trusted wedding florist like Todich Floral Design to put together the perfect summer flower look for you in the colours of the season.

Summer Garden Bouquets

Since the gardens are blooming this time of year, it makes sense to incorporate these seasonal summer flowers into a bouquet – especially for more rustic, boho look. The key to this look is for something beautiful but a little unwound and rough round the edges: as if you’ve just gathered your posy from the flowers in your garden. Roses, sweet peas, tulips and daisies are all perfect for this style. Either go for a multi-coloured style or more harmonious shades. To complete the summer garden look, tie your bride’s bouquet with twine, thick ribbon or hessian.

Wildflowers have become particularly popular for wedding flower table decorations – often displayed in mismatched jam jars, glasses and vases for a sweet and quirky feel. Mini-posies can also make delightful place settings – either tied with twine or ribbon to the napkins or arranged in mini glass jars.

Rainbow Wedding Flowers

In this season of joy and abundance, what better excuse to choose a festival or colours for wedding flower designs? Summer flowers are available in so many shades that a truly colourful, sumptuous bouquet can be created with ease.

Peonies and freesias are available in so many vibrant colours the bride can have a bouquet of her favourite colours from rich magenta and crimson to bright yellow and purple. While this look can be made either elegant and sophisticated or more rustic, a true boho rainbow flower arrangement can be created from summer wild flowers. Daffodils, miniature roses, cornflowers and daises can all make up a colourful but easy-going floral design. Add garden and woodland foliage like ferns, herbs or tree leaves to complete the look.

You could even choose a different coloured posy of tulips for your bridesmaids bouquet designs to create a rainbow look, and incorporate all the colours into your bridal bouquet! This can be tried with lots of other blooms – like gerberas or roses – giving each bridesmaid a different colour. Or choose the favourite colour from the bridal bouquet and make this into matching bridesmaid posies.

Romantic Summer Wedding Bouquets

Wedding florists are experts at creating beautiful, romantic bridal wedding flowers. This look is perfect for this season, when a fresh look and subtle shades will create the perfect feel for your summer wedding.

For romance, choose pastel shades and white flowers paired with subtle greenery such as eucalyptus and succulents if you like. The shapes are both decadent and fairy-tale and there are plenty of flowers like this to choose from for a summer bouquet.

Roses are always a great choice for wedding flowers, as they have long symbolise love and romance. Blushing peach and pale pink roses and peonies can be arranged to make a sumptuous bouquet. Freesias – ideal choices as they have a delightful fragrance – are also available in subtle shades of creamy yellow and mauve, and so pair beautifully with roses and the delicate flowers of hydrangeas.

In addition to the full and sumptuous flowers you choose, add texture and delight with clouds of baby’s breath and sprigs of greenery. Embellishments like ribbons, bows, pearls and gemstones will also add a touch of glamour and decadence to romantic arrangements and the look can be mirrored in table arrangements and bridesmaids bouquets to complete the them of your summer wedding flowers.

Wedding Flower Centrepieces for a Summer Wedding

Friday, July 8th, 2016

Summer is classic wedding season because of the lovely weather and abundance of beautiful flowers fit for decoration. Whether it’s an upmarket affair, has a bohemian festival feel or fits a unique theme, wedding table decorations really bring this special event to life. The wedding flowers adorning tables at a wedding reception will reflect the whole theme and beauty of the wedding, so it’s an important decision to make. Here are some ideas from London wedding florists to spark the imagination – from bird cage adornments to garden looks and flowers on a budget.

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Charming Wedding Centrepieces

Vintage bird-cages make wonderful floral centrepieces for spring and summer weddings: a little bit quirky with a real wow-factor – just imagine beautiful flowers billowing out onto the table. You can choose traditional romantic shades of roses like cream, white and pink or go for a multi-coloured, multi-textured look of your favourite flowers. Wedding flowers could even be arranged in a nest for an Easter surprise, or one could incorporate natural elements like leaves, twigs and bark for a woodland feel.

Spring and summer wedding floral decoration is all about lightness and brightness: think yellows, blues and whites for spring and a multitude of different colours for summer. Choosing a single shade – like yellow – for floral centrepieces will create a really joyful look to the room, while adding blue or purple flowers will really make the yellow pop and add a sense of fun to wedding decorations.

Boho Wedding Decorations

Wedding flowers like daffodils, tulips, hyacinths and lily-of-the-valley are all perfect for a rustic wedding. These delightful, colourful blooms don’t need to be dressed up to make beautiful wedding flower decorations. Potted flowers can be used as place settings and make lovely floral wedding favours for the guests to take away with them. And don’t forget blossom when choosing flowers and decorations – clouds of pink and white delicate flowers will make stunning wedding floral centrepieces and can also be displayed around the venue.

As summer approaches, there’s the choice of beautiful garden flowers like stocks, sweet peas and roses – brimming with colour and charm. These blooms come in shades of purple and pink and are perfect for a romantic but rustic feel. Or more voluptuous blooms like peonies and anemones will create a richly coloured look – either as a full bouquet for wedding flower centrepieces or single blooms dotted about in mini mason jars.

Of course, for a boho wedding there’s no need for extravagant vessels to display your flowers – a vintage jug, soup tureen or mismatched glasses and bottles can make the perfect fun and pretty vases for rustic wedding flower arrangements.

Wedding Flowers on a Budget

If you’re worried about your wedding flowers cost, there’s no need to be. There are plenty of beautiful arrangements that will look beautiful without breaking the bank! Baby’s breath is a very popular and affordable choice – gathered into glass vases or jars, perhaps tied with twine or ribbon – these delicate white flowers make delightful wedding table decorations. Many wedding flowers like daffodils and tulips are also very inexpensive; choose a bountiful bouquet of single-coloured blooms as a centrepiece, or mix it up and make it multi-coloured.

Summer Wedding Flowers: Create the Natural Look for Your Summer Event

Sunday, May 15th, 2016

The natural, woodland look is perfect for summer wedding flowers. Even if the big day isn’t held outdoors, the sunlight and blue skies inspire the desire to bring the outside indoors and have decorations featuring greenery and rustic touches. Wedding bouquets are ‘undone’, centrepieces evoke the magical florist and everywhere are touches of nature to bring charm and beauty to the proceedings. Be inspired by the natural look and speak to your London wedding florist about how to tailor it to your style.

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Natural Wedding Bouquets

Summer wedding bouquets for natural theme need to have the undone look, with different shapes and textures arranged together in a relaxed style. Bouquets should feel abundant and overflowing with flowers and foliage: pair full blooms like peonies and roses with tall stocks, dainty daisies and trailing foliage. Fasten with natural elements like twine or hessian. You can use a similar style for wedding buttonholes, bridal posies and floral place settings. Instead of wedding flowers, go eco-friendly and modern and choose a green wedding bouquet where foliage is the main feature. Incorporate kale flowers, berries, succulents or herbs for an unusual and charming look.

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Magical Wedding Centrepieces

A glass terrarium filled with pebbles, succulents and air plants will make for an unusual floral table decoration and will be a talking point for guests. Incorporate natural elements like moss, twigs and woodland flowers to create stunning wedding centrepieces inspired by the forest. Wildflowers are low-key but beautiful options for wedding table arrangements: think chamomile daisies, cornflowers, bluebells and foxgloves. Summer wedding flowers gathered from the garden like sweet peas or English roses can be arranged in vintage vessels or simple glass vases for an elegant and natural look.

Charming Chair Decorations

Green, luscious foliage can be attached to the backs of chairs for the ceremony and reception with floral wire. Adorn with ribbons and flowers or just stay with the green and create a beautiful woodland vibe for the big day. Tie lavender to the backs of chairs to create a scented and delightful look, or tie posies of summer wedding flowers to the edge of each chair. These extra touches will really wow your guests and make the day magical and memorable for all.

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Au Naturel Place Settings

Mini succulents make great on-trend place settings and also double as favours – they’re great, low maintenance plants that will brighten the bathroom or office. Napkins can be decorated with herbs like lavender or rosemary, or wildflowers and elements of the bride’s bouquet. Or instead of summer wedding flowers as place settings, write guests’ names onto natural found items like pebbles and shells. This means they’ll have a souvenir to keep to remind them of the special day.

Summer Wedding Flowers – Let There be Light!

A rustic summer wedding is best held outdoors – although this can be difficult with the unpredictable English weather! If you are lucky enough to have a warm and sunny day, create a magical look with paper lanterns, candles and fairy lights strung through trees and trailing over the chairs and tables. Candles can also be incorporated into floral wedding centrepieces and place settings.

Autumn Wedding Flowers

Monday, October 19th, 2015

October is a particularly spectacular month, garden’s are awash with colour, rich reds, seductive burgundy and deep oranges, As garden leaves begin to change the leaves and flowers emerge with darker richer hues it's certain to say autumn is upon us. Though the colour range is not as varied as summer, there's still plenty to choose from. If you're after an autumn wedding then why not choosing flowers that reflect the season? Whether you’re looking for autumn bridal inspiration, wedding centrepieces, exquisite wedding flowers or new ways to decorate your indoor reception space, with so many flowers to choose from, there’s plenty of colour and texture to play with.

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Rich hues, unique decorations and plenty of texture are the trends for this season. Unlike like summer's palate of bright shades, autumn is full of depth, richness and character. Woodlands are awash with vibrant colours and abundant with chrysanthemums, berries and garden roses, and there’s plenty of texture, with the autumns thornless blackberries, textured Celosia and the delights of autumn hued pincushion.

Fall wedding flower trends lead to lustrous, rich colours, arrangements in a variety of rich shades, vibrant hues of red, orange and yellow paired with elegant touches of gold, silver and copper. When choosing blooms for your big day the best way to get the freshest flowers is to choose wedding flowers by season. Seasonal flowers are fresh, often beautifully scented and reflect the season accordingly.

Bridal bouquets stun with seasonal arrangements of poppies with dark centres for depth, Hypericum berries, exquisite cockscomb in rich shades of plumb or red and lamb’s ear leaves. This autumn rich shade will become increasingly popular, dark purple wedding flowers and burnt orange wedding flowers, amongst other earthy tones; distinct shades that announce the end of summer and the beginning of the new season.

Autumn Bridal Bouquets

This season, it’s all about texture and rich hues, as classic flowers continue to take the lead in fall weddings. When considering your wedding colour scheme, opt for rich autumn shades, dramatic, deep tones that reflect the vibrant tones of the season and pair with rich contrasts, copper, gold and forest greens. Lush, sophisticated full figured dahlias and garden roses are key to capturing the essence of this season as they come in rich shades of purple, plum, orange, red and burgundy, helping you create the perfect fall colour scheme.For added texture and complementary colours calla lilies and hydrangeas in greens and purples add richness to bridal flower arrangements.

Move away from the loosely gathered arrangements of summer wedding, country garden bouquets, to autumns more structured floral arrangements. Autumn bouquets will take on a denser, fuller appearance in shades of red, orange, plum and burgundy all smartly presented with hand tied ribbons, textured fabrics and sashes. With plenty of wedding flower ideas to choose from, celebrate the new season with our exquisite range of wedding bouquets this autumn, a beautiful collection of wedding flower designs that perfectly reflect the new season.

Autumn Shade

Deep wine hued garden roses, matched with berries, Celosia in rich shades of burgundy, red, pink and orange and autumn leaves  carefully wrapped with a ribbon, makes for a striking bouquet which perfectly captures the autumn season.

Pumpkin Red. Is full of autumns favorites, dahlias in shades of plum, orange garden roses, white Bouvardia and lush autumn leaves in forest green, burnt orange and burgundy, beautifully wrapped in white ribbon.

Orange Dream. Tropical foliage, orange tulips and orange roses, green hydrangea, mango calla lilies, green berries and red roses come together to make a stunning autumn bridal bouquet.

Rose Devine. A fusion of peach roses, purple roses, wine red roses, green hydrangea and blue veronica come together beautifully for a distinct arrangement that are sure to make a statement.

Purple Dreams. A beautiful mix arrangement made up of purple lisianthus, cheery red roses, deep red berries and green shoots make exquisite bridal wedding bouquets.

Purple Mist. A beautiful bouquet of peach roses, red berries, purple eaustoma, purple calla lilies and foliage make  great wedding bouquet, full of rich shades, texture and is brimming with character.

Buttonholes. Groomsmen can match accordingly with fuller looking wedding flower buttonholes using single flowers similar to that of the bridal bouquet, paired with autumns leaves and foliage. Earthy burgundy, red or orange leaves sum up autumn beautifully, compliment bridal bouquets and make spectacular additions to buttonholes for groomsmen to wear. Autumn hues, reds, oranges, plums and burgundy dazzle against contrasting forest green foliage and flower buds. It’s the perfect time for vibrant shades, take a look at our autumn favourites for inspiration.

Dahlias. Dahlias are striking flowers that have made a comeback and are set to increase in popularity this season. Whether you teach for deep reds, muted purples or plums, dahlias rich autumn shades and full figure make them fitting flowers in bridal bouquets and floral buttonholes.

Roses. For the autumn season, garden roses in burnt orange and forest green foliage make stunning buttonholes for groomsmen to wear. However, if you're looking to move away from autumns earthy tones and keep it bright, roses in bright orange, red or dark yellow work just as well. Match with berries for added texture.

Purple Blossom. To continue that just picked meadow look, reach for purple daisies, known as 'September flower,' make fitting additions to flower arrangements and add a vintage flair to wedding bouquets.

For a distinct Boho look this autumn, consider an arrangement of green mixed herbs, lavender, wheat and blue veronica for added flair.

If you’ve fallen for autumns vibrant hues and taken a liking to any of the above flower designs, Todich Floral Design will be happy to assist in putting together exquisite wedding flowers,  that will beautifully capture the essence of this beautiful season.

Trending Weddings 2014/15: How to Match Your Floral Decorations to Your Dream Theme?

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

At Todich Floral Design, through wedding flowers and flower designs for all occasions, we consistently aim to demonstrate true elegance. We do this through natural grace, a blend of styles, and, above all, harmony between the different elements of our arrangements. Of course, it also comes down to using the freshest flowers—with colours, varied blossoms, fragrance, and style of wrapping and table placement. You may even discover that your flowers do more to transform your special, momentous day than the venue itself!

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Now we’re going to delve into how to make sense of some the trickier, more nuanced details and underlying meanings of wedding flowers arrangements, especially for the upcoming 2015 season. So get ready to see what’s trending! This way you’ll be able to avoid any flower faux pas, and make sure you pull off your absolute dream wedding into a cohesive, well designed finish. The first stop on our list is that of vintage wedding flowers

Vintage Wedding Flowers

This type of classically styled, elegant wedding décor is still very popular. When you think of weddings with a vintage theme there is going to be lots of thin lace, pearls, feathers, brooches and ivied columns. Lavender and white table clothes are wonderful choices. Heritage rose are second to none when it comes to selecting vintage wedding flowers—popular colours and variants on shades are dusky pinks and sweet corals, eye-catching thulian, antique peach, and lavish almond. Green foliage, white (to complement the lace), and yellow are excellent ways to balance pink hues. Other types of blossoms apart from roses—but equally refined—are gerberas, carnations and peonies. Sweet Williams are also delightful!

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Rustic Wedding Flowers

A rustic wedding flowers the- me will be somewhat remini- scent of the vintage style. But the key difference is in that, while it remains somewhat nostalgic and unpolished, it’s very much bucolic. This emphasis on nature remains the biggest factor in rustic wedding flowers and similarly styled weddings, regardless of whether or not the ceremony is held in- or outdoors. The types of décor are often full of whimsy, delight and airiness. Think tulips and hyacinths, cascades and arrays of green ivy, spots of bright daises. Giant sunflowers are also a great way to mix up the dainty and more childish aspect of smaller and more delicate flowers, while losing none of the colour power, brightness or beauty. Tables spotted with French lavender or using succulents for any man’s boutonniere will make for a nice country chic look. For the ladies aiming for the rustic style, they can’t go wrong with flower headdresses or long stemmed flowers in bridal bouquets. Still need some rustic accents? Try a little burlap, twine or the muted flair of an aged ribbon.

Flamboyant Wedding Flowers

Flamboyance is all about making a scene. It’s grandiose, opulent, lavish in all aspects of wedding décor. In other words, it’s as far as you can get from the toned down luxury of the rustic and vintage styled weddings. Instead, this livened up wedding is likely to employ lots of contemporary centrepieces, slim glass vases, busy and exotic flower arrangements, and candles of varying height. True extravagance! Flower arrangements often use calla lilies, lush velvet roses, sensuous flowers such as anthuriums and flowers of paradise, orchids and blue roses. Flowers used around the base of these arrangements are better as ivory or white, to balance the colour array above. A few more affluent additions: any gold or brass ornaments, as well as rhinestones and crystals scattered across tables or draped over candelabra.

No matter what type of wedding and theme you prefer, remember that above all it’s harmony that matters. Colour, arrangement styles, personal tastes must blend together for a truly wonderful wedding. More than simple coordination, which only makes sure that nothing clashes, achieving true harmony amplifies the entire effect of your wedding décor. Just like the happy couple, it should be clear that every element is meant to be.

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Want to know a little more about Todich Floral Design?

Todich Floral Design has more than 15 years of experience in providing superior quality wedding flowers in London. Skilled florists work with you personally, offering advice on wedding styles, wedding flower budgets, and wedding flower design. We also provide outstanding corporate flowers in London, catering to many local businesses interested in office decoration and positive workspace, as well as hotels and restaurants. Todich Floral Design offers a free installation service and one week free trial. If you’re looking for a wedding florist in London or an events florist in London, and just need a little more information, then contact us at 020 7737 1166 or visit the Todich Floral Design website.

 

Lily of the Valley wedding flowers: tips and advice

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

Lily of the Valley is a popular choice for spring wedding flowers and was made even more so following Kate Middleton’s choice of it for her bridal bouquet when she married Prince William on 29 April 2011. Its dainty, white, bell-shaped flowers and gorgeous scent, combined with its symbolic meanings (the return of happiness, purity of heart and sweetness) make it a sought after flower for spring bridal bouquets, but this, plus its short season, mean it is categorised as a ‘luxury bridal flower’, so it carries a premium price tag too.

London bridal florist Todich Floral Design gets lots of brides enquiring about full Lily of the Valley wedding bouquets, particularly following Will and Kate’s wedding a couple of years ago. But they are often shocked by the bridal flowers prices, which can easily run up to £300 for a full bouquet, or even higher when it’s out of season. Often, due to its small, fragile flowers, stems also need wiring, which is time-consuming and costly work, and sometimes it’s only available to buy in small quantities, which can make it hard for florists to guarantee.

So what can you do if you have your heart set on Lily of the Valley for your spring wedding flower bouquets? Here at wedding florist Todich Floral Design we have the following tips:

  • Unless you’re prepared to pay upwards of £150 for your bridal and bridesmaids bouquets, consider bringing other spring wedding flowers in season in to the mix to pad out designs.
  • If it’s out of season or budget is a concern, look at similar, substitute flowers. Good spring wedding ideas that provide alternatives to Lily of the Valley include white hyacinths, campanula, bouvardia, stephanotis, muscari or snowdrops.
  • For those attracted to Lily of the Valley’s ability to bring a wonderful scent to their wedding flowers and bouquets, London florist Todich Floral Design recommends incorporating freesias and sweet peas too, to add more body and scent.
  • Consider just using it in your bouquets and/or wedding table centrepieces. Additional items like chair/pew-ends and entrance arrangements may only briefly be in view, and as Lily of the Valley is such a small, delicate flower, it may also get ‘lost’ in larger displays.
  • Find or hire a vase/vases which you can place your bouquet/s in after the ceremony. This way they can double up as displays for entrance or bar areas, your seating plan or cake table flowers, for example.
  • For all-white wedding flowers or bouquets, Lily of the Valley looks lovely combined with sweet william, hyacinth and murtle, which were the flowers in Kate Middleton’s bouquet.
  • To create a beautiful Lily of the Valley bridal bouquet with a bit of colour, combine with fluffy peonies, garden roses and sweet peas in cream and blush pink tones, or delicate delphiniums, campanula, hydrangea and lavender to bring in ‘something blue’, a huge trend for spring wedding flowers in 2014.

Finally, in case you’re wondering, below are the meanings of the flowers in Kate Middleton’s bouquet:

  • Lilly of the Valley: Return of happiness, purity of heart and sweetness
  • Sweet William: Gallantry, smile, finesse
  • Myrtle: Love (the stems were from a myrtle planted by Queen Victoria in 1845 are traditionally used in all royal wedding bouquets)
  • Hyacinth: Constancy of love

Do you want to discuss wedding flowers ideas? If so contact event florist and wedding specialist Todich Floral Design for a free consultation and quote, or browse and order bridal flowers online using our free wedding flowers budget planner.

You can also order professionally designed flowers online for same day London delivery through our online flower delivery shop.

Summer wedding flowers inspiration from Todich Floral Design

Monday, May 5th, 2014

Wedding floral inspiration for summer weddings by London bridal florist and floral stylist Todich Floral Design LTD. The most popular summer flowers for wedding bridal bouquets.

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Summer is the most popular time of year to get married in the UK, which is hardly surprising. Not only is it normally the warmest time of year, but the arrival of summer heralds the arrival of many beautiful flowers too, such as peonies, hydrangea, delphiniums and sweet peas, all of which make wonderfully romantic summer wedding flowers. So if you’re getting married in summer, but not quite sure sure where to start in terms of flowers, wedding florist Todich Floral Design is here to help. We have a number of summer wedding flower ideas to kick start your inspiration for your wedding day.

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Summer wedding flowers in season

Summer brings with it lots of beautiful, delicate flowers in dreamily soft, feminine pastel hues; ideal for brides that want an English country garden or vintage wedding theme. Below is a list to help you plan your summer wedding flowers.

Flowers available for summer bridal bouquets, flower arrangements, wedding buttonholes and corsages include: Aster (daisy-like flowers on upright stems), Alchemilla (a common garden flower with tiny yellow and green flowers), Carnations (long lasting and can be used on their own, in pomanders), Cornflower (a strikingly beautiful blue flower), Chrysanthemums (bigger flowers, with large petals), Dahlias (dramatic-looking flowers with a round shape), Delphinium (tall flowers), Gypsophila (very small white flowers), Hydrangea (a flower with an enormous head and often used for purple summer wedding flowers), Lavendar (a lilac flower with a fabulous aroma), Nerine (clusters of delicate flowers), Nigella (gentle, papery flowers; also referred to as ‘love in the mist’), Peonies (big, soft, papery  flowers), Phlox (a favourite country garden flower), Roses (a classic flower available all year round and in numerous colours), Sweet Peas (short-lived flowers with beautiful colours and a gorgeous fragrance), and Zinnias (similar to Dahlias).

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A simple image search online will show you what these seasonal wedding flowers look like and provide plenty of inspiration for different styles of wedding bouquets and wedding reception flowers. If you’re having bridesmaids at your wedding, you will probably want flowers for them too. Traditionally, bridesmaid bouquets are similar to the bride’s bouquet, in slightly smaller versions. However, they don’t necessarily need to be the same shape.

You can pick and choose from a number of different shapes for your summer wedding bouquet including the classical, neat, round posy bouquet, a cascading or teardrop bouquet, an oval bouquet, a heart-shaped flower bouquet, a loose, natural hand-tied, or for younger bridesmaids, pomanders, baskets, wands or mini hand-tied designs. Pretty, loose petals also make a lovely addition to summer weddings, and can be provided in baskets for younger bridesmaids to scatter down the aisle as they walk.

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Roses, dahlias, hydrangea and peonies are particularly popular for summer wedding bouquets. These full, blowsy flowers all make excellent leading ladies in summer wedding flowers and arrangements. Smaller, delicate flowers like aster, lisianthus, cornflower, nigella and phlox make lovely additions, as do sweetly scented freesia and sweet peas. Gypsophila, or baby’s breath, which features tiny clusters of pin-sized white flowers has also seen something of a resurgence and is often now used alone to create romantic, white wispy clouds of flowers. Carnations and chrysanthemums also often get a bad press, but they come in a huge choice of colours and shapes, some really pretty varieties and make great, cost-effective secondary flowers to help fill out designs. A good florist will discuss wedding flowers prices with you and help you make the most of your budget, so be sure to provide an indication of this when you start discussing ideas.

Summer weddings by Todich Floral Design

Whether you have an idea in mind of what you want for your bridal flowers and wedding reception displays, or need some assistance with ideas for your summer wedding, our team of expert florists at

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wedding and event florist Todich Floral Design can help. We can cater for all your flower needs on your big day, from the bride’s bouquet and bridesmaid’s flowers to buttonholes and corsages, plus table decorations and custom-made wedding decorations, such as floral arches, pedestals, garlands, swags or mantelpiece designs.

Our dedicated staff members have many years’ experience in all sorts of venue as wedding florists in London, and bring with them a wealth of knowledge. We will be there every step of the way to advise on your wedding flowers cost and create flower arrangements within your budget that will complement your outfits, colour scheme, personality and style.

Todich Floral Design has a reputation for offering first-class customer service, and our flower displays and floral arrangements are always unique. To discuss your wedding flowers or book a FREE consultation at a venue of your choice,

contact us todayAlternatively, browse and order bridal flowers online and book a flower delivery to anywhere in London or the UK using our free wedding flowers budget planner.

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Spring Wedding Flowers and Colours

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Most people will tell you that summer is their favourite season. But here at bridal florist Todich Floral Design, we'd stand to argue that fact, especially when it comes to weddings. 

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Spring can be one of the best seasons to have a wedding for a variety of reasons. First and foremost, the flowers. This is the season for bright, cheerful wedding flowers. Tulips, daffodils and other beauties are at their prime during spring and you can be sure that you will get these flowers fresh and at a reasonable price.

Tulip wedding bouquets

Tulips, for example, come in such a variety of colours that you will be sure to find the shade you are looking for, or if you are looking to go multicolour, with this wedding flower you will get a palette as wide as you can imagine. One tulip shade that is really pretty is a light dusty purple. This is a shade that will work magnificently on its own. Or you can combine it with bright yellow flowers for a wedding to make a brighter impact.

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This is a shade that will work magnificently on its own. Or you can combine it with bright yellow flowers for a wedding to make a brighter impact. If your wedding is going to be more toned down, refined elegance, then intersperse the light purple wedding flowers with deep egglplant coloured ones.

Rose bridal bouquets

Of course, roses are one of the main flowers symbolic of love and give you a whole palette of colours to work with. One really great spring wedding flower idea is the combination of orange, white and yellow roses, with the bridesmaids wearing pale violet dresses. The contrast and the perfect spring palette of this combination really catch the eye.

Using daffodils as spring wedding flowers

Fresh daffodils are hard to get in any other season, so if you are fan of this wedding flower, or the colour yellow, a spring wedding is the perfect opportunity to take full advantage of it. One lovely idea is to use monochromatic daffodil bouquets, with bridesmaids wearing different shades of the spring palette. This combination looks best with pale coloured dresses and bright bridal flowers, as if the dresses and the flowers are bright it can be a bit too much.

Daffodils do not only come in yellow but white as well. There is a light airiness to a bouquet of delicate paperwhites, which cannot be compared to any other flower. Bunched together this flower looks like a collection of pretty little white stars and will look very up-to-date and fresh at a spring wedding. Plus they smell wonderful too!

Spring wedding props

The one tricky part of weddings in the spring is that the weather is not quite as predictable. So you always want to have some kind of rain-proof solution, in case the weather turns on you. One lovely outdoor wedding solution is to have colourful umbrellas hanging over the seating area. If you have an indoor venue, umbrellas can be given away as gifts, and in the UK you can be sure your guests will make use of these even after the wedding has passed.

It’s not only flowers in London that bloom in spring but love as well, so if you have always wanted to have a spring wedding, we say don’t hesitate!