Thursday, July 17, 2008

Centerpiece help

Centerpieces are the most important thing at the table! Ladies, please don't skimp when it comes to your centerpieces. They are the focal point, where the eye is drawn when your guests walk into that expensive room you just rented for the night. You must put most of your emphasis into them. My big tip is to be sure and find out what your venue provides. If they provide glass tiles, mirrors, candles, vases, or table runners......then use them. Let your floral designer know what you will be able to get from the venue and they can be sure and take advantage of those items and use them on your tables, or even on the cake table, or wherever you might need some flair. Us designers can get pretty creative with that too.

When choosing your centerpieces:
1) Choose flowers that compliment the bridal/bridesmaid bouquets.
2) Know how many tables you will be needing so that you can give your florist the correct count.
3) Have a budget in place so that you know what your limit per centerpiece will be.
4) Know what size the area the centerpiece will be placed.
5) Never be afraid to ask your florist for some of her own ideas!!!!
Above photo: All white flowers, stargazers, dendrobium orchids, stocks, curly willow tips in Mikasa vases. Photo provided by: Ever After Floral Creations