How can you transform a simple cake into an exceptional cake? The details will make all the difference. The decorations you choose for your wedding cake will make the difference between a successful wedding cake and an ordinary wedding cake. If you are planning for a spring or summer wedding, or an outdoor wedding a simple way to decorate your wedding cake is to use flowers.
A wedding cake decorated with flowers is romantic, elegant and not too expensive especially if you use real flowers. Is easy to decorate your wedding cake with real flowers but before doing that you should know the significance of flowers you will use. After roses, lilies are the most popular. You can create a theme wedding using lilies. There are many types of lilies you can use to decorate your wedding cake.
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Peruvian lilies symbolize friendship and devotion, Pink Stargazer lily represents immense wealth and prosperity, White Pink Stargazer lily is the symbol of peace and purity. The white lily symbolizes purity and majestic. The pink lily represents prosperity and wealth but also aspiration and youth. Pink lilies have a wide variety of shades from light pink, to hot pink and fuchsia and dark pink. The most popular varieties: Oriental lily ‘’Hot Lips’’, Asiatic lily ‘’Lollipop’’ and the Pink Stargazer lily. The red lily originates from Caucasus and is a less common color for a lily. Blue lilies do not grow naturally but can be obtained using blue dye. The most known are blue calla lilies. The purple lily is a hybrid of regal trumpet lily and exotic Asiatic lily and it is called Purple Prince. The orange lily is called fire lily and symbolizes hatred or death. The Tiger Lily is another type of orange lily and is the symbol of pride, wealth and jealousy. The most common yellow lily is the yellow calla lily called Queen Victoria Calla Lily is the symbol of wealth and resurrection. If you want something in a more gothic style use black lilies. The most popular of black lilies are: “Black Spider”, Asiatic lily in black and white, black red lily ‘’Black Beauty’’ and ‘’ Black Jack’’ lily.
Black lilies will look spectacular on a white wedding cake. If you the black and white theme for your wedding cake you can also choose a dark chocolate cake and you can decorate it with white lilies. Or you can use any other color combination you want for your wedding cake. Be very careful when you use real lilies, some are toxic if they are ingested. Tiger lilies are among the worst poisonous plants and also Easter Lily, Rubrum Lily, Japanese Show Lily and Day Lily. So is better to choose artificial lilies for your wedding cake made from silk, satin, gum paste, fondant or sugar.
One of the trendiest and lovely types of flowers that are nowadays used for modern and vintage wedding reception decorations is the Billy Ball flower. We must confess that we ourselves are big fans of this adorable and delicate type of flower and we usually recommend it to casual brides or to those who are going for a simple and chic nature inspired wedding.
The charming Billy Ball flower can be found in vibrant shades of yellow and orange and this is why we believe that it can make w stunning selection for cheerful weddings planned in a more relaxing and wild location. You can get inspired from these fancy Billy Balls wedding flower centerpieces in composing your own arrangements for the wedding you’re planning. Gardens, parks, vineyards, open fields, backyards, farms, mountain tops, beaches, barns, greenhouses, islands, woods, rainforests or jungles are only a few examples of eccentric and wild locations that are nowadays trendy and popular among modern couples. And the beautiful Billy Balls can make chic selections for any of these wedding venues we’ve listed here.
These delightful flowers can be used alone in simpler bouquets and centerpieces, or they can be combined with various types of fresh more or less similar types of blooms. We think that Billy Balls look absolutely divine next to flowers like: sweet peas, peonies, ranunculuses, anemones, marigolds, narcissuses, irises, pansies, orchids, gerbera daises, asters, freesias, hyacinths, gladiolas, delphiniums, zinnias, sunflowers, dahlias, amaryllises, tuberoses, gardenias, lisianthuses, cherry blossoms, lilies of the valley, lilacs, lavenders, agapanthuses, tulips, stephanotises, spider or button mums, garden roses and carnations.
The majority of these precious flowers we’ve listed here can be found in the vivacious yellow color. So in case you are interested in planning a yellow themed wedding, you know what to choose for your fancy Billy Balls wedding flower centerpieces. On the other hand, those of you who are going for the more exotic, diversified and rich wedding or look can always combine the yellow color of Billy Balls with other complementary or contrasting nuances.
The yellow color looks divine and inspiring next to shades of violet, mauve, lime green, sage, mint, emerald or mint green, coral pink, blush pink, burnt orange, pale blue, nay blue, teal, chocolate brown, cream, beige, maroon, coffee brown, gold, deep red, plum, aubergine or black. Yellow and white themes are also popular and superb and they work especially for refined high class outdoors weddings.11
For this article we’ve prepared a few sensational types of wedding flower centerpieces that we recommend to all brides and grooms who are planning a delightful and chic wedding in the spring season. These elegant narcissus wedding flower centerpieces we’re presenting you here can make fabulous selections or sources of inspiration for those of you who are planning a relatively more simplistic, original and organic wedding during the spring months.
We are absolutely fascinated by the way these designers managed to make a narcissus wedding flower centerpiece look so divine, fresh and inviting! We are convinced that many of you will change your mind about the simple, tiny and unattractive narcissus flower after seeing these superb arrangements posted in these pictures. The narcissus flower is not one of those popular types of flowers that everybody thinks of when it comes to weddings and bridal bouquets. These flowers are very delicate, soft petal, fragile and simple, and this is one of the reasons for why a couple or a bride can’t ever think about using narcissuses in their wedding, or at least not as principal centerpiece flowers.
We have a few more articles on narcissus wedding flower bouquets and arrangements that you can browse for on our website, in case you want to see more of these precious and adorable flowers and the way they can be incorporated in wedding bouquets. You can find these beautiful blooms in various shades of white, cream, ivory, yellow, red and orange. But in general, narcissuses can be found in a bicolor shape, where the petals are white or yellow and the centers are colored in yellow, orange or green.
As you can see, the color palette of choices is not very generous with this type of flower, but we are convinced you will be able to appreciate the fact that these lovely blooms manage to compensate through delicacy, refinement, purity, naturalness and innocence of their appearance and texture. These are definitely among the softest types of spring flowers that we know and would recommend to the modern bride who is planning a more casual, simplistic and intimate but chic type of wedding reception.
Those of you who want to obtain a more diversified, rich and eye-catchy narcissus wedding flower centerpiece can always combine the precious narcissuses with other types of flowers that are available in the spring season, such as: sweet peas, orchids, magnolias, irises, lilacs, hydrangeas, daffodils, tulips, pansies, lilies of the valley, Billy Balls, peonies and ranunculuses.11
Now that so many themes are “allowed” or available for weddings today we thought to present you here one of our favorite color scheme that we would like to recommend it to all contemporary brides who are planning something more romantic, chic, sensual and interesting. And this color scheme is composed by the whimsical purple shade and the nonchalant blue color.
We think that these nuances go very well hand in hand especially when used in the correct doses and in the right types of arrangements. We are happy and excited to present you these beautiful pictures of purple and blue wedding bouquets and arrangements hopefully you will be able to choose something flattering and adequate for your own wedding. In case you can’t seem to find anything on your taste perhaps you can only use these images here as sources of inspiration. It’s quite improbable that all brides to find these purple and blue wedding bouquets we’re proposing here suitable or at least appropriate and beautiful for their own wedding. This is why we always ask for you reader’s opinions in order to see what you like and would like to see on our website.
However, we truly think that these flower bouquets here will manage to convince many brides and perhaps couples that these two colors can really look nice when combined. We also invite those who are interested in this theme to browse for more articles on our website where you can find more pictures that can be more or less relevant for our discussion here. While the purple color is here to bring more sensuality, romanticism, seductiveness, whimsicality, magic, elegance, refinement and originality, the blue shade is meant to add more innocence, delicacy, femininity, purity, spirituality, freshness and grace to the flower arrangements. Perhaps not everybody can think of this theme or color scheme freely but helped by these pictures.
This is exactly why we think that a purple and blue wedding bouquet can truly make a stunning, original and fascinatingly unique choice for contemporary brides who are betting on a unique look for their wedding. We are going to give you a few examples of precious natural flowers that can be found in both these colors so you can see what combinations you can make. Here are our own flower recommendations for the purple nuance: sweet peas, gerbera daises, lilacs, lavenders, anemones, ranunculuses, roses, peonies, carnations, asters, hyacinths, tulips, hydrangeas, carnations, orchids, cherry blossom, magnolias, calla lilies, cosmos, lupines, plumerias or irises and pansies.
As for the blue part of the bouquet, you can choose from the following types of flowers: delphiniums, asters, carnations, gerbera daises, roses, cymbidium orchids, tulips, cosmos, plumerias, lupines or sea hollies. The choices aren’t too many but they are enough to help you compose a stunning eye-catchy and impressive purple and blue wedding bouquet. These types of delightful and natural touch bouquets or colorful arrangements can work perfectly for destination weddings or for any other type of wedding booked for an outdoor location.11
Planning a modern wedding is always an easy process if you know exactly what you want, or a hard thing to accomplish when you have no idea what to start with, how and where to use it. In this article we are going to discuss about green and purple wedding flowers hopefully this theme will find its way to your heart and who knows, perhaps you will even choose it for your own wedding!
Those of you who haven’t got the slightest idea on how to plan it all should start with the beginning. And that is to choose the right type of color scheme or theme. However, we have already chosen it for you, or so it seems. If you care for a successful and vibrant contemporary wedding then you should follow us until the end of this article. The magical green and purple theme is definitely a gorgeous and inspired selection for all couples who are planning a nature inspired wedding or a more vivacious and cheerful reception outdoors.
The locations that you can choose from are many and diverse starting with the beach, island, garden and ending up with park, back yard or open filed locations. For this type of color palette all these venues can make wonderful choices for your wedding. We must admit though that for formal and dramatic classy weddings booked for cathedrals, castles, fancy restaurants or other high class formal locations may not make the perfect choice. This is why we recommend these lovely green and purple wedding flower arrangements to brides who are planning a more exotic and tropical type of wedding. We’ve chosen these two colors and decided to combine them because the result or the effect is simply stunning and breath-taking. There are so many splendid and clever mixtures that can be done between two or even three different types of colors for a wedding! You just have to follow your own intuition, imagination or sense of creativity and see which nuances can work best for the wedding you’re dreaming of for you!
We invite you to browse for more articles on various colored wedding flower arrangements on our website in case you feel completely uninspired right now! We are looking forward to hear your thoughts on these lovely green and purple wedding flowerswe’ve just posted here on this page in order to see what colors your prefer and how far you are willing to go in order to obtain a magical, original and personalized eye-catchy wedding! We are going to give you a few examples of natural green wedding flowers that you can choose from hopefully you will be able to spot something that you like: roses, carnations, hydrangeas, cymbidium orchids, spider mums or chrysanthemums, tulips or gerbera daises.
As for the purple part of the arrangement, we recommend the following blooms: sweet peas, irises, ranunculuses, calla lilies, lilacs, clematis, wisterias, lavenders, hyacinths, orchids, snap dragons, gladiolas, roses, freesias, impatiens, peonies, pansies, anemones, tulips, carnations, hydrangeas, hibiscuses, cone flowers, crocus, asters or magnolias.11
Those of you who are happy to be planning a gorgeous white and blue themed wedding should definitely take a minute of their time to examine closely these ravishing white and blue wedding flower pictures posted on this page below. There is nothing more attractive, remarkable and memorable than a beautiful colorful themed wedding. For this article we’ve chosen a very light and easy color scheme that we think many of you will find it adequate for your own wedding or at least charming and inspiring.
This lovely combination between the white and blue shades is absolutely mesmerizing because both these colors are delicate, pure and innocent. We think that there is no other color that can work so well with the classic white nuance. This is exactly why we’ve chosen this theme, because there are many brides out there afraid to try something very dynamic, bold and challenging. In this context, these white and blue wedding flower arrangements and bouquets posted here can make enchanting choices for all classic or modern brides who are planning a distinctive yet very dainty and stylish wedding.
There is no doubt that blue can look absolutely fascinating next to white because it stands for similar things, such as: femininity, purity, innocence, spirituality, divinity, sophistication, freedom, commitment, fidelity, inspiration, nostalgia, openness, sensuality, elegance, high class, refinement, grace, love and affection, friendship, transparency, delicacy, softness and naturalness. There are so many types of fresh wedding flowers that can be found out there in these two marvelous shades!
You just need to find the ones that can match the season of the wedding, the formality and the theme or amplitude. We are happy to be able to present you such beautiful and eye-catchy types of white and blue wedding flower bouquets on this page. We think that you will find something flattering and appropriate for your own wedding or at least get inspired from these precious arrangements for composing your own beautiful and ravishing bouquet and décor arrangements.
Perhaps you won’t be able to find too many blooms in blue shades, but the following examples that we’re going to give you here can help any bride pull a fascinating white and blue wedding flower arrangement: gerbera daises, carnations, delphiniums, orchids, tulips, chrysanthemums, carnations, asters, hyacinths, lilacs, irises, roses, hydrangeas or sea hollies, lavenders and birds of paradise. As for the white nuance, the palette is wide and generous with every single preferences or taste in part.
Here are a few of our personal examples of white wedding flowers that are used these days in modern and vintage weddings as well: gardenias, sweet peas, ranunculuses, hydrangeas, peonies, hyacinths, narcissuses, tuberoses, anemones, amaryllises, gardenias, calla lilies, roses, orchids, carnations, dahlias, tulips, lilies of the valley, stephanotises, asters, gerberas, daises, plumerias, hibiscuses or magnolias. We are convinced you can make fabulous white and blue wedding flower arrangements using these precious blooms, according toy our own imagination or vision of the ideal wedding bouquet for you. Browse for more beautiful pictures of white and blue wedding bouquets on our website!11
Summer time weddings are by far the most exuberant, cheerful and vibrant of all! Well, for these types of weddings we thought to present you here more gorgeous ideas on how to use the colors in obtaining even a more impressive, vivacious and dynamic type of wedding. For this article we though to propose you the yellow and blue wedding flower theme hopefully the images posted below will inspire you in creating your own wedding flower bouquets and centerpieces.
There is nothing more beautiful and attractive than a colored themed wedding where the guests can get in contact with a more inviting, warm and flattering atmosphere. There is no doubt that the yellow and blue color scheme is able to bring more splendor, luminosity, joyfulness and sensuality to any formal and dramatic wedding. After all, the wedding is supposed to be a happy event that celebrates the lovely union in holly matrimony of the two lovers!
This is why the whole event has to be planned with a more cheerful and playful theme! We think that the mix made between the yellow and the blue colors is simply breath-taking! Compared to any other color scheme, this one is definitely more eye-catchy, unpredictable and unique. The sensual and refined blue shade combines excellent with the strident and bright yellow, soften it up a little bit. We are looking forward to hear about your personal opinions on these beautiful yellow and blue wedding flower bouquets and arrangements. What do you think of this color scheme? Would you use it for your own wedding or you honestly think it’s much too eye-catchy and unusual for a wedding?
We honestly think that anything is better than white, especially when the bride is struggling to obtain a distinctive and original wedding! But those of you who are planning a totally unpopular wedding will definitely find this theme perfect! In case you’re wondering what types of flowers are there to be found in these tow fascinating colors, here are a few examples for each color in part that you can follow for composing your own yellow and blue wedding flower bouquets. For the blue part of the arrangement you can look for delphiniums, gerbera daises, lilacs, hyacinths, lavenders, hydrangeas, sea hollies, carnations, roses, lavenders, tulips, chrysanthemums or sweet peas.
As for the yellow color, you can search for the following types of blooms: narcissuses, sunflowers, marigolds, tulips, ranunculuses, roses, hydrangeas, freesias, orchids, calla lilies, hyacinths, gladiolas, carnations, Black Eyed Susan, gerbera daises, yarrows, plumerias or asters. You can make superb combinations using these gorgeous types of flowers, according to the formality, venue, theme and season of the wedding you’re planning.
We suggest you to keep the arrangements simple and loose, in order to obtain a more natural look in which these two colors behave at their best. For destination brides who are planning a luxurious beach wedding perhaps the yellow and blue wedding flower bouquets will look even more glamorous and shimmering if you use a few crystals, pearls, sparkling wires or seashells.11
When planning a fall seasonal wedding the happy modern bride should be excited to find out how many unique possibilities of planning a romantic and one of a kind elegant rich wedding are out there waiting to be explored. We are going to give you a beautiful example in this article where we have attached these pictures with orange and brown wedding flower centerpiecesthat you can gaze at in peace until you find all the questions and the answers you need to find.
We think that this theme is very powerful, imposing, a little dramatic but still very romantic, timeless, elegant and sensual. The vivacious orange color combines excellent with the earthy brown hue forming an enviable pair.
Not only for autumnal weddings but also for any other type of formal, elegant and dramatic select wedding indoors or outdoors this type of color scheme makes a gorgeous pick. Both the orange and the brown are officially recognized as colors of the fall season so you’d better pay attention to what trends say.
It’s very important to keep the pace with the modernism and fashion in matters of weddings and colors but it is also essential to keep it personal and romantic. Don’t forget to follow your own intuition and your own point of view, imagination, vision and sense of aesthetics. If you don’t have yet a favorite color scheme that you would like to apply on your wedding perhaps you have more to win because you can embrace more possibilities and in the end have more to choose from.
This way you can be assured that you’ve made the correct choice and a more certified decision. You must know that the orange and the brown theme is already popular in modern weddings so you should not worry about the fact that this type of color scheme might not work or be suitable for a wedding and whatever this special day means. You can still be glad to share the exclusivity of this theme with your friends and family who will be totally ravished and blown away to be invited at your fascinating brown and orange themed wedding.
For composing the orange and brown wedding flower centerpieceswe recommend you a few types of wedding flowers that come in these both shades, and you can choose the best ones for you. In orange you can find sunset roses, terracotta roses, mango calla lilies, freesias, peonies, sweet peas, geraniums, gladiolas, dahlias, gerbera daises, ranunculus, hydrangeas, proteas, carnations or tulips. As for the brown part, look for roses, calla lilies, orchids, dahlias, mums, gladiolas, carnations or tulips. For an unforgettable magical wedding in San Francisco or anywhere else in the world this type of color palette can really help you make a true statement.11
For the brides who are envisioning themselves walking down the aisle carrying a tropical wedding bouquet perhaps the yellow and orange color combination or theme it can work wonderfully. These days the wedding bouquet for the modern bride looks totally different than it used to be.
The flowers are now picked with a more vibrant, bold and energizing color, in order to bring more happiness, joy, good mood, cheerfulness and creativity to the bridal look and to the wedding overall. Rarer and rarer we get to see completely white wedding bouquets on modern cosmopolitan brides and this could be one of the basic reasons: the need for uniqueness, individualizing and originality or creativity.
The wedding bouquet is meant to accentuate or enhance the natural beauty of the bride and add more glam, sparkle, extravagance and sophistication to her whole special look. But no one is forcing you to adopt a too pompous, strident and ostentatious color scheme that can attract more eyes and perhaps criticizing remarks. As long as you play it simple, chic, clever and natural, everything is going to look beautiful!
The color scheme that we propose you here is not too grating or too out of place for you to try. You can browse on the internet for pictures with orange wedding bouquets and yellow wedding flowers and see whether these bouquets look to you too inappropriate or too showy for a wedding. Adding more color to the wedding day shouldn’t be a bad thing.
This event is special, unique and cheerful mostly. It happens once in a lifetime and that is why it would be best to make the best of it! Make it fun, inviting, playful, cheerful, enthusiastic, approachable, intimate, warmth and friendly. Don’t make it look plain, faded and completely dull or lifeless.
Let the flowers and the colors work their magic. If you are attracted to the idea of wearing a yellow and orange wedding bouquet, here are some examples of popular fresh types of orange flowers that you can look for: mango calla lilies, calla lilies, plumerias, hibiscus, roses, tulips, peonies, gladiolas, star gazer lilies, carnations, gerbera daises, ranunculus, anemones, sweet peas, terracotta roses, orange proteas, bird of paradise, hydrangeas, freesias or chrysanthemums.
When it comes to the yellow color of your tropical wedding bouquet, flowers like marigolds, narcissuses, daffodils, sunflowers, daises or gerbera daises, roses, tulips, carnations, ranunculus, anemones, irises, calla lilies or dahlias. The yellow and orange wedding bouquet can be worn in general on exotic tropical weddings booked for islands or beaches, but one can also show it as a wildflower or as a rustic bouquet on a nature inspired wedding spent on open fields, in country sides, on mountains, in backyards, in gardens or parks.11
Then you’ve reached to the right place because we’re about to start this article about peach and brown wedding bouquets. Who do you find this color scheme? Extravagant, sophisticated, vibrant, strident, natural, attractive, unsuitable for a wedding, too elaborated or simply chic and eye-catching? It’s very important for us to know our opinion now that the trends are changing so fast and more and more new themes and color palettes are used in weddings.
We find the peach and brown theme one of the most adorable, sensual, feminine, clever, radiant, glittering, sophisticated, subtle and gorgeously dramatic.
The charming combination between the earthy sober brown and the lovely sweet peach is wonderful! What bride wouldn’t like to wear a peach and brown wedding bouquet on her wedding day?
Perhaps those who are planning a hot summer time weddings and might consider brown to be a little too dark, somber and unattractive for a happy wedding day. But those who are organizing the wedding for an autumnal day, this type of bouquet can make the best color-flower arrangement that you could ever dream of.
Instead of going with the dynamic bold and wild burnt orange – the most popular color used usually in fall time weddings, you can try something lighter, softer and calmer such as the peach tone.
This nuance can take the brownish hue to the next level and make it more wearable, acceptable and tolerant to the eyes.
The choices in brown wedding flowers are not that many but since your wedding bouquet is not going to be or look too heavy, dramatic and sober you won’t need much of brown wedding flowers.
You can always complete or finish the look of a peach and brown wedding bouquet with brown leaves, brown feathers, branches, fruits, beads, ribbons, bows or other brown jewelries, accessories or bridal bouquet wraps.
The peach color is also rarer in wedding flowers and yet not as hard to find as brown. Check out this list that will help you choose among the most popular types of real peach and brown wedding flowers.
Peach wedding flowers: carnations, gerbera daises, orchids, tulips, roses, gladiolas, anemones, ranunculus, freesias, chrysanthemums, sweet peas, dahlias, narcissuses, pleumerias, hibiscus, calla lilies, peonies or hydrangeas.
Brown wedding flowers: roses, orchids, calla lilies, gerbera daises, hydrangeas, dahlias, gladiolas, anemones, magnolias, tulips or carnations. As you can see, the choices in peach and brown wedding bouquets and flowers are not that limited not that generous anyway.
Even so, brides can compose a wonderful and enchanting bouquet using these types of flowers listed above. In case one is not totally satisfied with these options, a silk peach and brown wedding bouquet can make the next best alternative.11