How To Choose the Right Flowers for Your Party

Flowers come in various types and colors, and choosing the right ones for the occasion can sometimes seem overwhelming. Roses in pink, white, or red; marigolds or sunflowers for a more natural-looking setting. How do you choose?

Your flower choice should always enhance the theme of your setting and bring your décor alive.

Here are a few tips to help you choose the perfect flowers for your next party!

Choose Flowers with a Subtle Scent

Highly scented flowers all over a room can disturb some of your guests, particularly during a social gathering or cocktail party where many will be wearing their own fragrances. The floral fragrance that exudes from an abundance of flowers can be overpowering and may irritate those with allergies.

Consult with your florist to find out which flowers have more subtle scents and would be more appropriate for a social gathering!

Be Cautious with Tall Flowers, Trees, and Plants

Remember that flowers or plants that are too tall should not be used for dinner party centerpieces. They will obstruct the view of your guests and get in the way of natural socializing during dinner. Tall flowers and plants can be used for walk-around gatherings, where your guests are less likely to sit down the entire evening.

Small bouquets of multiple varieties or striking single flowers work well on dinner tables. There is enough of a floral décor to be noticed and admired by your guests, but not enough to be distracting.

Consider Your Décor Colors

If your party décor is minimalist or natural, flowers can be used to add that splash of color every design craves. White flowers can be stunning and elegant if you are throwing a more fabulous and colorful event. When you contrast the colors of your flowers with your décor, you create a powerful and stylish look where no aspect of your design goes unnoticed.

No matter what kind of party you are hosting, the season, occasion, or holiday, Cole’s Flowers can help plan the perfect floral arrangements! Our talented designers will work with you to determine the best color scheme and flower type to make a lasting impression on your guests while staying within your budget!

Contact us at (802)388-4003 for more information on our services.

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