Ivory, Purple and Green Bouquet

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Several months ago, a friend from my old church got engaged and asked me if I would be willing to create her wedding bouquet. Chris was one of the worship music leaders and she also taught the VBS my son attended. She is such a wonderful person and gives so much in the name of Christ. She knew she wanted ivory gardenias and hydrangeas in deep purple, but also liked some green. She had a limited budget, but I decided to go a little bit above what she could afford to ensure that she had a wonderful bouquet.

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I took this opportunity to really push my creativity. My bouquets tend to be very round, but I decided to make it a little more organic, if you will. Varying heights, textures and colors. I really enjoyed stretching my creativity and thinking outside of my typical wedding bouquet box. I included sweet peas, lily of the valley, viburnum, vines, and leaves in addition to the hydrangeas and gardenias.

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Chris also asked me if I could make some boutonnieres and corsages for her family. She just wanted simple gardenias with leaves and purple ribbon.

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Best wishes and many blessings to you, Chris and your fiance on your wedding day.

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