As a blushing bride, it is a popular custom performed at many beautiful and classic weddings that is, the throwing the hand tied wedding bouquet. It is a tradition that you, the blushing bride can choose to do before or after your ceremony. Some brides choose to toss their hand tied wedding bouquet before the reception so she and her new husband can leave the wedding reception whenever they want without the pressure of having to throw the hand tied wedding bouquet right before they leave.

The throwing of the hand tied wedding bouquet states that the single woman who catches the hand tied wedding bouquet will be the next single woman to get married. This custom extends to the fact that the single man who catches the garter, is also to wed soon, and possibly to the single woman who caught the hand tied wedding bouquet at the same wedding. It is very exciting.

Even if there is no proof of the single woman's fate, throwing the hand tied wedding bouquet is an entertaining event for all the guests, and the lucky lady always gets to take home a one-of-a-kind hand tied wedding bouquet as a symbol for the event's memory.

The custom of throwing the hand tied wedding bouquet began with the faith that good luck herbs were located inside the beautiful hand tied wedding bouquet. So that the bride could offer her good fortune on to her wedding guests, the bride would toss her bouquet to one fortunate single female during the wedding reception. These days, which faith remains unbroken and it is recommended that a bride who plans to toss the hand tied wedding bouquet, should have a small, matching hand tied bridal bouquet created in particular for this practice so that she can keep her original hand tied wedding bouquet.

When throwing the hand tied wedding bouquet the bride should consider a few things. First, if there is a particular person that she wishes to present her hand tied wedding bouquet to, she should let her friend know in advance perhaps before the wedding. This way, it is set-up nicely and performed beautifully when the hand tied wedding bouquet is tossed out.

Secondly, a different yet exciting alternative to throwing the hand tied wedding bouquet is a pretend toss before a real one. In this case, the bride would select a female guest who she wishes to catch the hand tied wedding bouquet and seek her with the hand tied wedding bouquet. She would throw it directly to her.