Autumn Wedding Flowers Guide – March, April and May Weddings

Best Autumn Wedding Flowers

What’s the best autumn wedding flowers? When it comes to finding the most popular wedding flowers, the search can get a little overwhelming.  And remember, you don’t have to be a flower expert to know which blooms you like, and which you don’t. You certainly wouldn’t be the first bride-to-be to assume that your absolute favorite bloom MUST be available for your wedding day because let’s face it each and every wedding magazine that you buy features it on the front cover!

Here are the most popular autumn flowers (March, April, May:

Bouvardia

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Calla lilies

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Camellia blooms

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Cornflower

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Cosmos

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Cymbidium orchids

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Dahlias

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Daphne

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David Austin Roses

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Delphinium

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Disbuds

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Double tulips

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Early Cheers

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Freesias

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Hyacinth

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Lavender

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Lisianthus

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Parrot Tulips

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Peonies (imported)

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Phalaenopsis Orchids

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Poppies (starting May)

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Roses

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Snapdragons

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Tuber Roses

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Tulips

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Reasons Why Valentine’s Day Wedding is Awesome!

Valentine’s Day Wedding

With Valentine’s day right around the corner,  it is hard not to fantasize about a gorgeous love-filled wedding day! Getting married on Valentine’s Day? You must be a true romantic! Have your Valentine’s Day wedding reflect all the romance of your love story. Really there is no better way to celebrate your love and love in general, than by marrying the love of your life on valentines day!

Valentine’s day is all about, if not love, friends, family, and marriage. Read on to see our reasons to marry your soulmate on Valentine’s day!

1. ALL YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY (SINGLE AND TAKEN) GET TO SPEND THE DAY CELEBRATING LOVE

Seriously, no one wants to spend Valentine’s day alone, and if you are getting married then your closest friends won’t have to! Who knows maybe they will meet their someone special too!

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2. HEARTS EVERYWHERE!

Heart shaped decorations are the most fun way to celebrate valentines day, and weddings! So you can really go crazy when you combine the two together!

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3.  LOVE THEMED WEDDING

A love themed wedding is perfect for hopeless romantics, and the perfect reason to have a Valentine’s day wedding.

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4. KISSED BY CUPID THEMED WEDDING!

A cupid themed wedding is oh so cute! Plus if you feel like you love was destined it is the perfect way to celebrate.

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5.  ANNIVERSARY IS EASY TO REMEMBER:

I mean come on, a two in one anniversary will be so much fun, and your man will be happy it’s a day he can remember.

6.  THREE WORDS: RED VELVET CAKE

A red velvet cake would be the perfect choice for Valentines day! It’s just a plus that is happens to be so delicious!

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7. SICKLY SWEET AND ADORABLE WEDDING FAVORS:

These heart shaped s’more wedding favors are SO cute, and would be perfect for a Valentine’s day wedding!

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8. AMAZING COLOR SCHEME OPTIONS: RED, BLUSH, PINK, GOLD, RUBY, AND ANY OTHER COLOR THAT SCREAMS ROMANCE.

Red, blush and pink are some of the prettiest wedding colors, and would lend to the perfect Valentines day wedding!

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9. YOU CAN PLAY UP YOUR LOVE STORY:

If you feel like your love story is one for the history books then it is perfect for Valentine’s day wedding!

10. MARRYING YOUR SOULMATE IS THE BEST POSSIBLE WAY TO CELEBRATE A DAY DEDICATED TO LOVE:

I really can’t think of any better and more perfect way to spend Valentine’s day than by marrying your soulmate. It doesn’t get perfect than that!

Checkout more on our blogs: Here’s Why New Year’s Eve Wedding is Great For You!

Here’s Why New Year’s Eve Wedding is Great For You!

New Year’s Eve Wedding

New Year’s Eve wedding? Why not? Why only ring in the New Year when you can ring in your new marriage, too? We’ve been thinking about the perks that come with tying the knot on the last night of the year. From popping champagne bottles at midnight to glamourous decor, New Year’s Eve just may be the perfect backdrop for saying “I Do”.

Here are some wedding inspirations that you can try yourself:

Wedding invites with a bottle of bubbly on the outer envelope.

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Let your guests know exactly what they’re in for by adding a little glitz and glam to your save-the-dates.

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Your bridesmaids will sparkle and shine in long metallic dresses! Have them mix and match to create a unique and modern look.

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Confetti and champagne are not welcome, they’re mandatory!

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Plates doubling as clocks topped with a bowl of golden baubles? This table setting is a classy and elegant New Year’s dream.

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This mini gold wedding cake adorned with luscious flowers might be the cutest dessert we’ve ever seen.

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For a fun touch, use noisemakers as escort cards!

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Modify a vintage cake topper to include a gold hat for the groom and fireworks behind the couple for a festive twist on tradition.

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New Year’s Eve fireworks and Sparkles!

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Go out with a bang — make your grand exit under the blaze of crackling sparklers

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You’ll never forget your anniversary! It’s also a plus that in every anniversary it’s like starting another year together.

Check out our blog: Interested in Marrying on Halloween? – Spooky Halloween Wedding Ideas

Christmas Wedding Ideas – Festive Decorations That You’ll Love

Christmas Wedding Ideas

Christmas wedding is quite unconventional. It’s the perfect chance to show off your personality and show your guests the time of their lives. Christmas is a magical time of year, so what better time to tie the knot? While getting married during the holidays doesn’t necessarily mean you have to have eggnog or a green-and-red colour palette, it is fun to get into the spirit with a few festive touches. Here, a collection of our favorite ideas to tastefully incorporate the season into your Christmas wedding.

Send out Christmas cards as your Wedding Iinvitations to get your guests feeling festive.

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Decorate your venue with holly, pinecones, and baubles, or lots of tinsel and glitter.

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Add Christmas themed props to your photobooth (Santa hats, candy canes etc.)

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Incorporate Yuletide hues in an understated manner. The boutonniere comprised white freesia, green seeded eucalyptus, and red pepper berry.

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Decorate the pews at the ceremony or the chairs at the reception with mini wreaths or snowflakes.

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JINGLE BELL EXIT “TOSS” As guests exit the ceremony give them bells to ring as the couple makes their way out.

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Traditional gingerbread or stolen is a great favour idea.

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Suggest a Christmas party inspired dress code – lots of glitter and Christmas jumpers!

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Customise your wedding bouquet with holly, festive berries, pine cones and or lots of gold or silver details.

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Christmas Wedding Table setting: Candlelit lanterns and red-and-green plaid runners

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Millefoglie Cake which was given a festive touch with red fruit and greenery

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Follow your meal with a festive Christmas pudding for dessert!

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Arrange for your DJ or band to have a wedding playlist full of Christmas classics.

Checkout our blog: Interested in Marrying on Halloween? – Spooky Halloween Wedding Ideas

Spotify’s List of the Most Popular Wedding First Dance Songs of 2017

Wedding First Dance Songs

Spotify recently revealed the top 50 Wedding First Dance Songs and the top wedding reception songs after analyzing thousands of playlists titled “first dance” and “wedding reception” on the streaming music site.

 “Thinking Out Loud” is currently Spotify’s top most-streamed track of all time.

Other oft-played first dance songs include Etta James’ “At Last,” Ray LaMontagne’s “You Are The Best Thing” and Adele’s “Make You Feel My Love.”

Here is the list below:

  1. Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran
  2. At Last by Etta James
  3. You Are the Best Thing by Ray LaMontagne
  4. All of Me by John Legend
  5. A Thousand Years by Christina Perri
  6. Make You Feel My Love by Adele
  7. I Won’t Give Up by Jason Mraz
  8. Everything by Michael Buble
  9. Better Together by Jack Johnson
  10. Amazed by Lonestar
  11. Come Away with Me by Nora Jones
  12. First Day of My Life by Bright Eyes
  13. Let’s Stay Together by Al Green
  14. Lucky by Jason Mraz, Colbie Caillat
  15. Can’t Help Falling in Love by Elvis Presley
  16. Marry Me by Train
  17. Wonderful Tonight by Eric Clapton
  18. What A Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong
  19. Crazy Love by Van Morrison
  20. I’m Yours by Jason Mraz
  21. The Luckiest by ben Folds
  22. How Long Will I Love You by Ellie Groulding
  23. Your Song by Elton John
  24. Marry You by Bruno Mars
  25. The Way You Look Tonight by Tony Bennett
  26. Tenerife Sea by Ed Sheeran
  27. Then by Brad Paisley
  28. Stand By Me by Ben E. King
  29. Unchained Melody by The Righteous Brothers
  30. Ho Hey by The Lumineers
  31. You Are So Beautiful by Joe Cocker
  32. Iris by The Goo Goo Dolls
  33. My Girl by The Temptations
  34. L-O-V-E – 2000 Digital Remaster by Nat King Cole
  35. Truly Madly Deeply by Savage Garden
  36. (Everything I Do) I Do it for You by Bryan Adams
  37. I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing by Aerosmith
  38. Kiss Me by Ed Sheeran
  39. You And Me by Lifehouse
  40. Chasing Cars by Snow Patrol
  41. My Best Friend by Tim McGraw
  42. Can’t Take My Eyes Off You by Andy Williams
  43. When A Man Loves A Woman by Percy Sledge
  44. Your Song by Ellie Goulding
  45. The Way You Look Tonight by Frank Sinatra
  46. Baby I’m Yours by Arctic Monkeys
  47. Stay With You by John Legend
  48. I Loved Her First by Heartland
  49. That’s How Strong My Love is by Otis Redding
  50. You & Me Song by The Wannadies

So what will be your own wedding first dance song?

Why Do You Need a Wedding Guest Book? – Reasons for Having A Guest Book

Importance of a Wedding Guest Book

A Wedding guest book is where friends and family pen special sentiments to the happy couple. Have you think about why do you need a wedding guest book? Some wedding  Here are the reasons why a guest book is important for your wedding day.

Keepsake after the Wedding Day

This is likely the most obvious, but still important to point out. A wedding guest book becomes a keepsake record of guests who attended and shared in your special day. With each passing year, those heartfelt messages, notes, signatures, and memories will become more important to you and worthy of becoming a key fixture on your bookshelf.

 Guest book is helpful for writing thank you cards

Guest books are like a cheat sheet when it comes to your thank you notes, giving you proper spelling and address corrections if needed. Also, when your guest book includes quotes, advice, or tips for a happy marriage, you should include a note in your thank you’s to show guests you read and appreciated the kind words.

Effective icebreaker for guests

When guests enter the reception, he or she typically makes a beeline for the guest book, which is a great way to familiarize themselves with guests who have already arrived. It’s a perfect way guest can bond and do small talk. You can also do away with the traditional guest book. We have a very popular laser cut wedding guest book.

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You can also try different Guest book alternatives. Like the photos below.

Photo booth Guest book

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Laser Cut Sign a Wood Guest Book

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Pebbles Guest Book

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In the end, no matter what you do is fine, but remember that the details are what truly makes your wedding yours.

Interested in customizing your guestbook? Enquire within

Most Common Wedding Invitation Etiquette Questions Answered

Wedding Invitation Etiquette Questions Answered

Your wedding invitation is one of the most important elements of your wedding. You must know the invitation etiquette on when, how, and all other points to consider when creating your invites.

Here are some answers to your most pressing wedding-invite-related questions.

When should we send out our wedding invitations?

Traditionally, invitations go out six to eight weeks before the wedding. This gives guests plenty of time to clear their schedules and make travel arrangements if they don’t live in town. If it’s an out of the country wedding, send them out three months ahead of time. Most couples also send out save-the-date cards. They go out at six to eight months.

When should we make the deadline for RSVPs?

Make your RSVP date two to three weeks before your wedding date to allow enough time for you to get a final head count to the caterer (one week before) and to finalize your seating chart. If some guests still haven’t responded by your deadline, give them a quick call and ask for their RSVPs (still via mail) so you have all their information.

Can we include our registry info on our invitations or save-the-dates?

In a word, no. Including registry info on the wedding invitations or save-the-dates is still considered impolite because it can come off as though you’re asking for gifts. Tell your wedding party, parents and close friends where you are registered, and let them fill guests in.

We’re having an adults-only wedding (no kids). How can we make sure this is clear to our guests?

Address your invitations correctly—to each guest by name, not “and guest”—and guests should understand that the invite is meant for only those mentioned. If you find that some reply with their children’s names added, give them a call and explain you’re having an adults-only wedding and you hope they can still attend.

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How do we let guests know our dress code?

The easiest way to get your point across is to include a dress code in the lower right-hand corner of the invite or on a reception card. “Black tie,” “cocktail attire” or “casual attire” are all acceptable. Your invitation design will also clue guests in.

 Do we have to invite every guest with a date or a “plus-one”?

No, you don’t have to. If a guest isn’t married or in a serious relationship, it’s perfectly acceptable to invite them solo. Most guests will understand that without “and Guest” or another name on the invitation means they aren’t invited with a plus-one. While it’s always nice to invite everyone with a guest, if you’re having a small wedding, your family and friends should understand your reasoning.

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What should you do if a guest RSVPs for two?

Call them up and explain you’re having an intimate wedding and, unfortunately, you were not able to invite everyone with a guest. If you realize that nearly everyone will be coupled up, extend a plus-one invitation to your few single friends and family.

Where do you put the return address on wedding invitations?

The return address usually goes on the back flap of the envelope. Also, the return address used should be that of the person(s) whom you’ve designated to receive response cards, be it your parents or you (traditionally, whoever is hosting the wedding handles response cards). Don’t forget that the RSVP envelope should also be printed with this address (and should include postage).

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If our wedding reception is for immediate family only, is it okay to invite people to the ceremony only?

No, it’s impolite. Everyone who attends the ceremony (or bridal shower, engagement party or wedding reception) should be invited to the wedding—that means the ceremony and the reception. In your case, by inviting guests to one and not the other, you’re basically saying you want them there for the actual ceremony but you either don’t want to pay for their plate at your party or don’t care enough to have them there to actually celebrate with you.

Now you know some common questions on wedding invitation etiquette. Do you have a question that’s not here? You may ask us.

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Most Common Mistakes When Choosing Your Wedding Food

Mistakes When Choosing Your Wedding Food

We wanted to share some common mistakes when choosing wedding food. Not many wedding guests specifically remember what they ate at anybody’s wedding, a few months later. As long as the food is good, there’s plenty of it, and everybody is satisfied, then you’ve served a very successful wedding dinner.

By knowing the commons mistakes, you can avoid in making them on your own wedding.

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1. Too many options 

When you select your menu, the price per person will be more expensive if you’re offering more options, because the caterer has to prepare a larger variety of meals, necessitating more time and manpower. If the budget is unlimited, that’s not a problem. But for most couples, it’s more than enough to offer three options — one should be beef or pork, another should be a chicken or seafood dish, and something vegetarian (vegan if necessary) — in order to satisfy all of your guests.

2. Trying to satisfy every possible dietary restriction

Nowadays, many people are allergic to food like gluten, dairy, nuts, certain fruits, and a variety of other things. There is no way couples can plan their wedding menus to cater to each individual guest’s dietary needs and preferences. Trying to do that will make you a little crazy, and likely blow your budget. People with allergies and dietary issues know what they can, and cannot, eat. This is your wedding. Choose the food that most appeals to you, and offer that to your guests on your big day. Just be sure to offer a vegetarian option because that’s a common preference.

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3. Assuming they’ll save money with a buffet or food stations

If your reception is in a hotel, a buffet may be less expensive than serving seated/plated meals because the hotel will re-purpose the extra food the next day. But if you’ve hired a caterer to come to your venue, chances are that offering a buffet will cost you a lot more money than serving one dinner per person to your guests, pre-ordered. This is because the caterers have to bring a LOT more food for a buffet because it’s almost impossible to guess what your guests will eat, and they have to have enough of everything for everyone. They bring more than they’re obligated to serve to make sure they don’t run out, and what they don’t use leaves with them.

To know more about planning your wedding menu, you may checkout this blog: Initial Steps for Planning Your Wedding Menu – Guide for Couples

Unconventional but Elegant Wedding Centerpieces – Reception Ideas

Table Wedding Centerpieces Ideas

Wedding centerpieces are the most common wedding DIY.  Flowers in simple vases will always look beautiful, and there’s no need to overthink every item that should go on your wedding tables. But when you DO come across fun wedding ideas on pinterest that you haven’t seen a gazillion other times, your creativity levels can get a much-needed boost.

We wanted to share some cool and unique wedding centerpieces that you can do on your own or show to your wedding planner for your wedding.

All Green (Olive) 

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Bird Cage

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Cactus

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Floral Cake Tray

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Champagne Tower

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Cloches

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Cupcake Tray

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Flowers and Succulents

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Pumkin Vase

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Seashells

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Tea Pot

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Tea Tins

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Upside Down Wine Glass

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There you go. There are plenty samples you can find online. We hope these bunch helped you on your decision making.

Congratulations and best wishes on your wedding!

For wedding color combination ideas, you may check out this blog: Wedding Color Combination Ideas – Mix and Match Colors

The Best Winter Wedding Flowers for Couples Marrying this Winter

Best Winter Wedding Flowers

What’s the best wedding flowers for winter? When it comes to finding the most popular wedding flowers, the search can get a little overwhelming.  And remember, you don’t have to be a flower expert to know which blooms you like, and which you don’t. You certainly wouldn’t be the first bride-to-be to assume that your absolute favourite bloom MUST be available for your wedding day, because let’s face it each and every wedding magazine that you buy features it on the front cover!

Here are the most popular winter flowers (June, July, August) :

Anemones (start generally July and finish in October)

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Calla lilies

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Daffodil

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Daphne

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Delphinium

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Disbuds

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Double tulips

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Cymbidium orchids

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Freesias

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Helleborus

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Hyacinth

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Jonquil

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Kale

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Lavender

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Parrot Tulips

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Poppies

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Phalaenopsis Orchids

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Ranunculus

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Roses

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Star of Bethlehem

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Sweet Pea

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Tulips

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We have put together this wedding flower winter guide including some of the most popular wedding flowers. There you go!

Congratulations!

You may also inspire your wedding invitations from these flowers. For invites, you may enquire within.




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