Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Wedding Flowers – Carnations

I know when some brides hear the word carnations they cringe at the thought but you should reconsider carnations for your wedding. I’m not talking about the ones from your local grocery store that you pass on the way home. I’m talking about quality, fresh picked carnations that when they bloom are just delightful and so feminine. Carnations are an inexpensive flower that goes a long way. So when you are considering your wedding flowers, consider carnations. Here is some carnations inspiration.

Photo Credit:

Photo Credit: Project Weddings

Photo Credit: Project Weddings

Photo Credit: Style Me Pretty

Photo Credit: Southern Wedding Magazine

Tips on how to use carnations:
Carnations can be combined with other blooms to add fullness without taking you over budget.

Budget Tip:
Try using carnations in place of peonies. Peonies can run from $5.00 to $7.00 a stem versus the carnation that is a fraction of the price.

Décor Tip:
You can have an arrangement of all carnations for a full and luxurious centerpiece. Or you can use them as accents for some floral designs that may use a lot of flowers.

Happy Planning,

Deniesha Joseph
Wedded Luxe - Luxury Wedding Planning & Couture Designs


Ebony of Sparkling Events & Designs, LLC. said...

Great pics! Everyone always thinks that carnations can't be beautiful but they most certainly can! I love the orange bunch with the peacock flowers popping out!


Land and Sea Event Planning said...

Yes - I love carnations when they're bunched up in volume - very lush!

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