When you have the experience of a professional florist who has created hundreds of bridal bouquets behind you, making your own wedding bouquets is not only easy, but fun! Never mind that you will save hundreds and sometimes thousands of dollars too!

If you have been looking through those bridal magazines and admiring all of those reception table arrangements and bridal bouquets, you know that flowers are a very important part of any wedding event. Maybe you have even watched shows on TV like Platinum Weddings or Rich Bride--Poor Bride and seen some of the outrageous costs that brides and grooms have to pay for a florist. And, with the average cost of a wedding pushing $30,000, budgeting for flowers can be a little overwhelming. If you are a savvy bride-to-be, choosing to make your own wedding bouquets will slash your florist bill in half.

But before we go any further, you should know that choosing do it yourself wedding flowers can turn out to be one of the best decisions you could make toward planning your wedding. But a word of caution, if you don't get some profesional guidelines your big day could turn into a stressful disaster. If you are going to make your own wedding bouquet, the best approach is to get some advice from an experienced florist. One that has thousands of hours invested into the creation of Wedding Flower Arrangements.

If you could actually speak to a professional off the cuff, he or she would tell you that the secrets to good floral designs for weddings is really quite simple. And almost every picture of those gorgeous bridal flowers that you see in the magazines and on TV are built using these same design methods. And that is because generally speaking;

  • There are just 3 different types of Bridal Bouquets
  • There are 2 kinds of Men's Boutonniere's
  • And 6 basic designs for wedding table arrangements
And yes, anyone that wants to can master these techniques. You do not have to have any special skills or previous experience.

Once you understand these simple concepts, you will have the building blocks to creating your own master pieces that will save you thousands. Think about it, what will you do with the extra money? And the best part, designing your own wedding flower arrangements is actually fun, once you know the tricks of the trade!