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There are many wonderful opportunities to use and give away flowers during the fall season. It could be a wedding, pumpkin decorations or simply flower garlands and autumn-themed decorations of our homes for those with a sense of aesthetic. For that reason we are ready to give you some great ideas on how to enjoy preparing a beautiful gift for your friends, family or yourself by pointing out the best fall season flowers and their respective occasions. Thanks to Flower Delivery in the UK for these great ideas!
Wedding Flower Ideas
Although years ago summer was the preferred season for weddings because of its favorable weather and bright, sunny days it is now fall which is becoming increasingly popular due to its particular charm. The best thing about this season are the scents, the vibrant colors and clean, crisp air far removed from the heat and humidity of summer.
The best way to go about decorating bouquets and arches of flowers is by combining them with dried leaves and twigs. They will symbolize the change of seasons and will feel more than natural in these environments. Remember yellows, reds and browns are your friends, however you can always combine this with flowers such as daisies, the gorgeous calla lily, hydrangeas, red roses and combinations of berries, rye grass and vines are a great way to combine all of these in a work of art.
Reception tables often need something to keep them good at attracting attention. For that reason bouquet centerpieces are a great way to catch the eye. Add some autumn leaves to the arrangement of flowers since they will be easily available. On the other hand, adding a yellow or brown ribbon also works well. Use your imagination and trust your inner sense of aesthetic beauty when arranging the bouquet for the best results possible.
Although these may not be extremely popular in other countries outside North America where Halloween is not celebrated they are a traditional idea and their symbolism as a representation of autumn is well-known. You can carve up pumpkins filling them with fall leaves and flowers in nice bright orange, yellow or red colors. You can use mini calla lilies in red and orange colors or hydrangeas as a nice, classic flower arrangement. These decorations will easily add color to your table and they will spark the autumn mood and lift the spirits.
Table Runner Flower Garland
This is a great way to put some color and life on your table by placing such a flower garland running around the whole table. You can use flowers such as the Gerber daisy, orange roses and hypericum berry. You can place those on a wall or arching over a doorway, or even on the table in such a manner which will spark the attention and tease the imagination.
Other Flowers You Might Use
You can always use more than what we mentioned here of course, there are plenty of chances to use flowers such as Gloriosa lily, red astilbe, sunflowers, daisies, peonies, gardenias and pretty much anything your heart desires. If you go to a flower shop simply trust your inner feeling on what you’d like to place there for your event. Don’t go traditional even, just do what feels natural to you and be unique!
Written by Daisy Hart
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Now that spring is here and summer is right around the corner, Dan and I have been working on our backyard so it looks beautiful for the warmer seasons. From our garden to the patio, we have transformed the space with the determination and love. When we moved in this past February the backyard was a great example of neglect. It was sad how people could let such a gorgeous space go to ruins. Then we came along and gave it life.
So here is a little preview of what it was like before. I know fall was coming to an end but there were leaves everywhere and dead bushes and plants all over. The fence they put up around the patio seemed silly and just blocked the beautiful view. The whole yard needed work for sure.
Then slowly we did our magic and turned this backyard disaster into our heaven. Even though there is a little more to do, we are so happy with how it has turned out. Since the nice weather is here we were able to get more done and now that the wedding is over we can dedicate more time to making it perfect.
As soon as spring came around, the weeds came popping up! So the first step was to get everything pulled out and cleaned up. But it sure looked nice with actual greenery showing its face.
The end of our yard is beautiful on its own. We love the overgrown greenery and pretty rose bushes and flowers that love blooming for us to see. It reminds me of the secret garden. This is where we plan to have our vegetable gardens next year. So excited! Our cherry trees are finally showing some fruit as well.
The next step was to pick out various flowers and plants that would thrive in our garden and bring life to the space. We chose hydrangeas, hollyhocks, tulips, peonies and other tiny colorful flowers. We already had roses and iris which was a nice bonus. For some green and other color we added some small bushes, my Grandmother’s hosta, dusty miller and low foliage around the edge.
In between everything I planted some wildflower seed bombs we had left over from the wedding in hopes they would help to fill in the space. Although it needs some time to all grow in, I think its a huge improvement! I wanted it to feel whimsy, pretty and romantic while also looking wild and free. This is why I chose a number of delicate bushes and flowers along with some that are lush and elegant.
The patio was our next project and we were excited to get it ready for summer. First, we took the fence down which was an improvement all by itself. Then we cleaned it up and painted the cement gray. As soon as we purchased our patio set (from West Elm) we worked our butts off to bring beauty to the space.
With the addition of some greenery and flowers, the patio now looks like a patio. We chose to surround the space with nature and border it off with a small cedar garden fence. We also through in some solar lights and created a small path into the yard with slate stones the previous owners left behind. The dirt area has been seeded so we are crossing our fingers grass shows its face soon. Add in a charcoal grill and we are good to go!
I hope this project will inspire you all to get our there and make Mother Earth shine even brighter. Even if you have a small space to work with there are tons of things you can do to enhance the look and feel. I know as the days pass by it will look even better in our yard so I plan to post photos for all of you to see the progress. Happy Gardening!