How to Choose Your Wedding Flowers

How to Choose Your Wedding Flowers

As you’re planning out all of the little details of your wedding, one of the decisions you’ll have to make will concern your wedding flowers. Some people know exactly what they want, but if you’re like most people, you’re probably struggling a bit. Thankfully, we’ve put together some basic tips that will help you get through the process pain-free.

Do your homeworkHow to Choose Your Wedding Flowers

Before you sit down with a florist, you should try to figure out what you like and don’t like. Look through Pinterest for some inspiration, and then familiarize yourself with the names of the flowers you like. Knowing the flower lingo will help when you finally sit down with your florist and start brainstorming ideas for your wedding.

Use your venue

The décor of your wedding should go with the venue; this includes your flowers. For example, if your wedding is more rustic you could opt for wildflowers, but if it’s more formal then orchids or white hydrangea would work better. And whether your wedding will be outdoors or indoors will have an impact. As a rule of thumb, outdoor weddings need less flowers, especially if you’re holding it at a botanical garden, while indoor weddings need more.

…And your color scheme

To help you narrow down on your choices, keep your color scheme front and center as you look through possible floral options. They don’t have to be an exact match, but you should try and get flowers that complement the colors in your venue and the rest of your décor. When you talk with your florist, bring in some fabric samples and photos to help them find complementing colors.

Budget it out

Your budget will determine what kinds of flowers and how many you buy. Flowers take up about 10% of your total wedding budget, so keep that in mind as you’re looking through Pinterest boards or talking with your florist.

Now that you’ve made the first steps towards picking your wedding flowers, it’s time to sit down with a florist. If you’re in the Palo Alto area, then contact Mills Florist. Our wedding pre-consultations will help you navigate the wedding flowers process with ease. So fill out our questionnaire and get started today!

The Best Flowers for Each Room

The Best Flowers for Each Room

While many people opt for a typical, green plant to place in one of their rooms, flowers give a pop of color and life to an otherwise plain room. You really can’t go wrong with flowers, but some types are better for certain rooms than others. Here’s a quick run down of some of the… Continue Reading

Tips for Picking a Floral Centerpiece

Tips for Picking a Floral Centerpiece

Are you looking for a floral centerpiece to put at the center of your dining room table during an intimate dinner party? Or are you in search of the perfect floral centerpieces for your wedding reception? Either way, there are some things to keep in mind when shopping around for floral centerpieces. Check out some… Continue Reading

A Highlight of Our Valentine’s Day Arrangements

A Highlight of Our Valentine’s Day Arrangements

At Mill’s Florist, our Valentine’s Day arrangements are beautifully crafted to represent love and affection. We are also offering free delivery from February 11th to February 13th so you can relax knowing that your order, and your special someone, will be our top priority. Check out a highlight of our Valentine’s Day arrangements at Mill’s… Continue Reading

Most Commonly Purchased Flowers

Most Commonly Purchased Flowers

Whether you are celebrating a holiday, special occasion, or a “just because” moment, flowers often make the perfect gift. Flowers spread happiness, offering special signs of hope and goodwill. If you are planning to give someone with a fresh bouquet of flowers, below are some of the most commonly purchased blossoms. Roses When you consider… Continue Reading

Tips on Meeting with Your Wedding Florist

Tips on Meeting with Your Wedding Florist

Congratulations! You’ve gotten engaged and it is time to start planning your big day! Mills Florist put together some helpful hints, questions to ask, and details to cover when you consult with potential wedding florists. When is the Right Time to Reach Out? In general, the earlier you can meet with your wedding florist, the… Continue Reading