I was recently reading a list of things that brides would consider worthy of a splurge for their big day.
Lots of things made the list for these brides to be.
Photography led by a mile.
Flowers, not so much.
Look back up at the picture above.
I just want you to imagine the picture above with each girl holding a single gerbera daisy.
And the bride with a bouquet the size of the bridesmaids.
Even photographers, will tell you if you are trimming your budget,
avoid cutting down on the flowers.
Flowers are the transition between brides and the environment AROUND the bride.
They transform not only the space, but the bride.
They are an accessory to the people, the places, the day.
They tell the world “This is not business as ususal, this day is sacred, set apart!”
The pictures above are from one of my favorite brides from last year.
She works very very hard. She is a full time student and full time employee.
Was her wedding my biggest?
With the most flowers?
And I don’t really care.
She had heart.
She made it happen.
THIS little dynamo wanted flowers, and plenty of ’em.
It was a priority to her, and she carved out space from her VERY hard earned money to have flowers.
Good for her.
And look at this beautiful bride, with her beautiful flowerS!
I love her.
Glad the groom does, too.
He has good taste.