Flowers are something wonderful: every celebration and every occasion can be made into something very special with beautiful and well thought-out floral decorations. No matter whether the wedding, a birthday or a reunion after a very long time – such beautiful and important moments are given a special shine and a special flair with beautiful flower arrangements. The great thing: with every type of flower, magical and above all wonderfully fragrant arrangements can be put together. We at Westwing show you the best ideas today and give you helpful tips. Be inspired and create a colorful ambience at your party or in your home with a beautiful flower arrangement!
Flower arrangements for the wedding
There is hardly another festivity in which flowers play such an important role as in a wedding. If two people give each other the “yes” word, the whole ceremony and the subsequent ceremony with flower decoration will be accompanied in elaborate and pompous arrangements. Wherever you look, floral decorations can be seen everywhere:
- In the hand of the bride in the form of the Bridal bouquet
- As Table decoration in the ballroom
- Draped in the form of small bouquets on the benches in the church
- Very romantic: elaborate flower arrangements along one Rosenbuch, under which the bride and groom give themselves the “yes” word outdoors
- As the icing on the cake wedding cake
Flowers accompany the bride and groom and the wedding guests throughout the day. At the same time, they ensure the beautiful and elegant ambience that simply belongs to this celebration. In order to create a coherent and harmonious overall picture, you should adapt the floral decoration to the rest of the wedding decoration.
Bouquet – a classic among flower arrangements
When it comes to a birthday, it almost belongs to the compulsory program – the bouquet. It is probably one of the most classic forms of flower arrangements and can be used in the most different Sizes and combinations to be given to the birthday child. Would you like to make special friends for the birthday child? Then when choosing the flowers for the bouquet, you should particularly refer to the person’s favorite flowers. Combined with a few green branches, some ferns or gypsophila, the bouquet looks particularly cheerful and a little more colorful.
The best known form among the bouquets is the hemisphere. However, there are other shapes for the bouquets that are stylish and striking at the same time:
- Drop shape: These bouquets have a round base bouquet at the top, with elongated plant tendrils hanging down.
- Waterfall bouquet: A flower arrangement in this style is called for the simple reason that it resembles a waterfall.
- Rod made of flowers: This is also a variant for the bridal bouquet. For this, a few long-stemmed fresh flowers are grouped together and this bouquet is in the bride’s arms on the way to the altar.
A little extra tip to keep your floral decor fresh for longer: Be sure to put the fresh flowers in a cool place. Change the water regularly and cut the stems from time to time.
Tie the bouquet yourself
Did you know that bouquets are relatively easy to tie yourself? To do this, simply pick up your favorite flowers and trim them to the same length. Now free the lower third of thorns and leaves and bind the plants together in a spiral. The flower heads should now be at the same height and have a uniform dome shape. Twigs and grasses also provide a little more fullness. And your DIY bouquet of flowers is ready!
Designing the apartment with flowers and arrangements: our most beautiful ideas
Flower decorations and houseplants are a great and easy idea to make your four walls simple and individual. The cool thing about it: There are endless possibilities here! It does not always have to be complex arrangements or opulent arrangements. Even simple bouquets or individual plants can set exciting accents in your home.
As differently as apartments are designed, the floral decoration can be individually adapted to the interior. A modern style of living for example, benefits from the clean and exotic look of the orchids. Especially in a cylindrical vase or a pot made of crystal glass, the exclusive tropical plant is beautifully displayed. Do you have a Furnishing in a rustic country style rather tulips, daffodils, hyacinths and hydrangeas are recommended. Underline the natural look of the wooden furniture by arranging the plants in an old wine box or wicker basket. Or you can decorate the flowers in a stoneware jug. This not only looks incredibly cool, but also radiates a rural flair!
Where you drape your flower decoration is always a question of taste. Would you like to give your guests a particularly warm welcome? Then there are small arrangements of roses or peonies on your Consoles the highlight of your hallway, a nice idea. You can also easily do this yourself by putting the plants in special potting compound. On the Dining table you can arrange a beautiful spring bouquet with your favorite flowers. In contrast, small vase sets with individual cut flowers work in the living room Windowsill very modern. And if you have yours coffee table want to stage creatively, then you are well served with a romantic decoration in a floating variant. All you need is a bowl filled with water, a few flowers and floating tea lights.
Decoration tip: If you want to combine different types of flowers with each other, you should make sure that a thread runs through the decoration. The different varieties should be similar either in color, shape or size. The same applies to the vases and vessels.
Arrangements of flowers for the garden
But even without a special occasion, a flower arrangement can turn your apartment into one wonderfully fragrant oasis of wellbeing transform. Not only indoors, in the form of bouquets, for example, but especially in the garden, these colorful marvels can make for a great sight. The classic variant for this is flower bed. If you plant different flowers, perhaps even according to the season, in a very specific arrangement, you create particularly natural-looking arrangements. A more unusual variant would be to use one Rank pavilions. This can be cleverly placed in your local wildlife park. With the selection of flowers that you drape along the pavilion, they make for a wonderful eye-catcher in your garden.
You can also enhance the effect of flower arrangements by using furniture. An old and rusted garden chair made of metal struts, which has clearly worn out as a seat, can now be used wonderfully as a storage space for great arrangements.
You can see that there are no limits to the imagination when it comes to flower arrangements. No matter whether for a wedding, a birthday or just to decorate your own home – Flower arrangements conjure up a wonderful ambience in any case.
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