Flowers are a huge part of a wedding, from your bridal bouquet to the wedding reception decor. If you want them. Today I’m taking all about wedding bouquet styles:

Shower or Teardrop Wedding Bouquet

This beautiful bouquet starts big and full at the top. It cascades down to the bottom with less flowers in the shape of a tear drop. These can be simple or extravagant.


Pomander Bouquet Style

A pomander bouquet comes in an elegant round shape. A ball of flowers if you like. They can be held or hung on your wrist via ribbon.


Hand Tied Wedding Bouquet

Hand tied bouquets are individual stems of your chosen flowers. Arranged loosely and all tied together, by ribbon usually. The stems are comfortably held in your hand.


Over the Arm Bouquet

Over arm bouquets are sprays of flowers, carried over your bent arm. With the top of the bouquet resting on the inside of your elbow. Don’t forget the more extravagant you go with the choice of flowers, the heavier the bouquet will be.


Wild Flower Wedding Bouquet

Perfect for your rustic or outdoor woodland wedding and popular with the boho bride. A wild flower bouquet is a much bigger arrangement of wild flowers. Normally adorned with ribbons, feathers and pampas grass.

Top Tip: Hold the bouquet at your belly button slightly tipped forward so the front of the flowers can be seen by your guests and your arms slightly bent and relaxed.

Photo by: Big Fish Photography

And for the Guests

Corsages and Buttonholes

A Corsage is a delicate arrangement of a few flowers that match the main bouquet. For your wedding party. Pinned to their outfit on the right and facing downwards with the stem pointing up. Or you can have a wrist corsage tied on with ribbon like a bracelet.


A Buttonhole is a matching arrangement but with fewer flowers. Pinned on the left lapel and facing upwards with the stem pointing down.


Not forgetting the kiddies of course who could have a smaller bouquet, a wand, flower basket or flower crown.


Want something different for your wedding day? Read my blog on Alternative Wedding Bouquets for non-tradtional couples

Thanks for reading

x Jodie x

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