Wedding Flowers

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Wedding Flowers

In the enchanting world of weddings, flowers are like the paint on an artist's palette, adding vibrancy, romance, and a touch of magic to every celebration. As you embark on your journey towards marital bliss, let the blooms of each season guide you in creating a floral symphony that reflects the essence of your love story. In this comprehensive guide, we'll explore the perfect flowers for every season, offer tips on planning a dreamy wedding flower consultation, and provide insights into the cost, preservation, and significance of wedding flowers.


Wedding Flowers for Every Season


Summer weddings are bathed in golden sunlight and kissed by warm breezes, making it the perfect season for vibrant, cheerful blooms. Think of lush peonies, fragrant roses, and vibrant sunflowers. Delicate daisies and elegant hydrangeas also thrive in the summer heat, adding a touch of whimsy and romance to your floral arrangements.


As nature awakens from its winter slumber, spring weddings burst with the promise of new beginnings and blooming beauty. Embrace the season's charm with delicate cherry blossoms, fragrant lilacs, and soft pastel roses. Tulips, daffodils, and lilies of the valley are also popular choices, symbolising renewal and the eternal bond of love.


Autumn weddings are a celebration of nature's rich tapestry, adorned with warm hues and rustic elegance. Choose flowers that reflect the season's bounty, such as deep burgundy dahlias, fiery orange marigolds, and rich, earthy-toned chrysanthemums. Incorporating seasonal foliage like eucalyptus, oak leaves, and berries adds depth and texture to your arrangements, evoking the cosy charm of fall.


Winter weddings exude an aura of enchantment and timeless elegance, with sparkling snowflakes and twinkling lights setting the stage for romance. Opt for blooms that capture the season's frosty allure, such as pristine white roses, velvety red amaryllis, and ethereal hellebores. Evergreen accents like pine branches, juniper berries, and cedar sprigs infuse a hint of woodland charm, creating a winter wonderland ambiance.

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Planning Your Dreamy Wedding Flower Consultation

Preparing for a wedding flower consultation is an exciting and crucial step in bringing your floral vision to life. Here are some tips to ensure a successful and dreamy consultation:


  • Gather inspiration: Browse through bridal magazines, Pinterest boards, and floral websites to gather inspiration for your wedding flowers. Save photos of bouquets, centerpieces, and floral arrangements that resonate with your style and theme.

  • Know your budget: Establishing a budget for your wedding flowers will help guide your discussions with the florist. Be transparent about your budgetary constraints and priorities to ensure that the florist can offer suitable options that align with your financial plan.

  • Bring essential details: Provide the florist with key details such as your wedding date, venue, colour scheme, and any specific flower preferences or allergies. This information will help the florist tailor their recommendations to suit your needs and vision.

  • Be open to suggestions: While it's essential to have a vision for your wedding flowers, be open to the florist's expertise and creative input. They may offer valuable insights and alternative options that you hadn't considered, ultimately enhancing the overall design and impact of your floral arrangements.

  • Ask questions: Don't hesitate to ask questions about flower availability, seasonal trends, and pricing options during your consultation. The florist is there to guide you through the process and address any concerns or queries you may have.

The Ultimate Wedding Flowers List:

Many Irish couples don’t know where to start when planning their Wedding Flowers! This is why we have a list compiled to help demystify the process for an Irish Wedding Flowers.

  • Brides Bouquet:
  • Bridesmaid's Bouquets
  • Buttonholes/Boutonnières and Corsages for the Groom, Groomsmen and parents.
  • Ceremony Flowers (we often advise couples often use this as their Head Table Flowers also)
  • Thank You Bouquets (for the Mums, usually given out after the speeches)
  • Floral Crowns (these have become fashionable for Flower Girls)
  • Floral Arches (these have become popular for the photo opportunities)
  • Wedding Reception Table Centres
  • Tossing Bouquet

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Embracing the Romance 

How Much Do Wedding Flowers Cost?

The cost of wedding flowers can vary depending on factors such as the types of flowers chosen, the size and complexity of arrangements, and the florist's pricing structure. On average, couples in Ireland allocate between €1,000 to €2,000 for their wedding flowers. However, this amount can fluctuate based on individual preferences and budget constraints.

How to Preserve Wedding Flowers

Preserving wedding flowers allows you to cherish the memories of your special day long after the event has passed. There are several methods for preserving flowers, including air-drying, pressing, and professional preservation services like freeze-drying. Choose the method that best suits your preferences and budget to ensure that your wedding flowers remain a timeless memento of your love story.

How Many Flowers in a Wedding Bouquet?

The number of flowers in a wedding bouquet can vary depending on factors such as the size, style, and personal preferences of the bride. Typically, bridal bouquets contain anywhere from 20 to 50 flowers, though this can vary significantly based on the desired aesthetic. Collaborate closely with your florist to design a bouquet that captures the essence of your love and reflects your unique style and personality.

How to Save Money on Wedding Flowers

While wedding flowers can be a significant expense, there are several ways to save money without compromising on style or quality. Consider choosing in-season flowers, opting for greenery or filler flowers to add volume to arrangements, and repurposing ceremony flowers for the reception. Renting centerpiece vases and exploring DIY options for non-floral decor elements can also help stretch your budget and make your wedding flowers more affordable.

Who Gets Flowers at a Wedding?

Traditionally, flowers are allocated to the bride, bridesmaids, groom, groomsmen, flower girl, and ring bearer as part of the wedding party. Additionally, parents and grandparents of the couple may receive corsages or boutonnieres as a gesture of honor and appreciation. However, there are no strict rules, and the distribution of flowers can be customised to suit your preferences and cultural traditions.

Who Pays for Wedding Flowers?

The responsibility for paying for wedding flowers typically falls on the couple getting married. However, in some cases, family members may offer to contribute to the cost as part of their wedding expenses. It's essential to discuss budgeting and financial expectations with all parties involved to ensure clarity and avoid misunderstandings.

What to Do with Flowers After the Wedding

After the wedding festivities have come to an end, there are several options for repurposing or preserving your wedding flowers. Consider drying your bouquet to create a lasting memento, donating the flowers to a local nursing home or hospital to spread joy, or composting the flowers to return them to the earth. Whatever you choose, let your wedding flowers continue to inspire beauty and romance long after your special day.

Do you offer specific packages or is everything customised?

We design your wedding flowers just for you, reflecting your individuality, personality and taste. We happily work within your budget and also share tips on what’s in season to help you achieve the look you want without breaking the bank.

Can I view your wedding arrangements online?

Yes! Follow our Instagram page or Facebook Page @flowersie or e-mail us on to request recent wedding images! Many of our creations are never shared on social media in order to protect the privacy of the happy couple!

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