I went to see our florist last night to discuss the finer details and to tell her about any changes I had made since the last time I saw her. (Which was the day Has went to India for a month can you believe!?!!)
We arrived at her house and knocked the door…. no answer… knock a little louder… still no answer. Hmmm tried ringing her…. no answer.
I’m started to get a little confused at this point thinking things like “this is the right house isn’t it?” and “I do have the right day don’t I?” Luckily I was able to check my emails on my phone to reassure myself I wasn’t going mad and I did indeed have the correct date, time and address. After ringing another couple of times – I received a text message telling me she was at work doing a wedding appointment and she’d call me later… erm what?! I text her back explaining I was outside her house waiting for my appointment!
With that she came out of the house looking rather embarrassed - apparently she hadn’t heard us knocking and had thought the phone calls were from a different Laura she knew!!!
Despite the initial heart attack she gave me, the meeting went very well. We went over what we had decided at the first meeting and to be honest I hadn’t changed my mind too much.
I still want my poofy, messy and very natural looking bouquet filled with ivory avalanche roses, purple roses, lisianthusm, freesias and hypericum berries.
I bookmarked this bouquet ages ago and I still love it. I gave it to our florist as an example of how I wanted mine to look. I have a gorgeous Yarwood-White brooch to pin to the stem of my bouquet, which will be wrapped in an ivory lace ribbon.
The bridesmaids are having smaller bouquets made up of the ivory avalanche roses, a purple rose and purple freesias.
Has’ button hole will be a purple rose with dark green foliage and the rest of the wedding party (best men, ushers and dads) will have a white rose with dark green foliage.
Our mom’s are going to have a corsage made up of a selection of our wedding flowers in ivory, so the purple doesn’t clash with their carefully chosen outfits!
Our table arrangements have all stayed the same apart from our top table ones. We decided to have 4 small square vases with a small arrangement of our wedding flowers to go along the length of the table. Our top table will be used as the buffet table during the evening so those little vases can either sit on their or they can be moved into the quite room just outside of our marquee.
So ignoring the initial heart-stopping-panic moment it was all in all a very good meeting!