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bouquet help please! I can't decide!

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smithneejones Wed 28-Jan-15 05:33:14

Planning an English seaside wedding.

smithneejones Wed 28-Jan-15 05:35:56

OK, posted too soon. Dress is creamish, taupe, slim fit to the floor.

Flower girls will be holding large pink round twirl lollies.
Its between

smithneejones Wed 28-Jan-15 05:37:49

smithneejones Wed 28-Jan-15 05:40:16

smithneejones Wed 28-Jan-15 05:42:28

This is the dress.

smithneejones Wed 28-Jan-15 05:44:12

Or does it all look a bit odd? confused

nooka Wed 28-Jan-15 05:45:29

Not sure which of the second link's bouquets you were thinking of, but the buttons are fun, and a bit more eye catchingly different.

I think the first one might just fade into the background of your dress. Could the balls be made to match the twirl lollies?

nooka Wed 28-Jan-15 05:48:20

Looking at the dress I definitely think buttons. Are you very chic smithneejones? What is your fiance going to wear?

smithneejones Wed 28-Jan-15 05:53:09

Very chic?! In my head I am. My feet say different!

Fiance will wear a black or brown suit. I can make bouquet brighter. The trouble is I can't find a matching button boutonniere. So the seashell cream one is out? That's my least fave anyway.
I like button best but billyball one matches better with groom and flower girls...confused

nooka Wed 28-Jan-15 06:26:56

I thought that the seashell one was a bit dull. If your fiance wears a black suit and the right sort of shade of pink cummerband/tie/flower/handkerchief I think that would work, no need to be completely matchy matchy smile I think if you are going to go different with your bouquet you might as well go really different!

The button person seems to do quite a few interesting bouquets, would it be worth emailing her and asking if should could make you a button boutonniere too?

ChippingInLatteLover Wed 28-Jan-15 06:27:10

Google 'lollipop bouquet' & choose 'images' there are some great bouquets on there.

Are you having fish & chips in paper?

I hope you have a lovely day!

smithneejones Wed 28-Jan-15 06:41:31

Pie shop for tea!

Also what kind of jacket, shrug, shawl? I was thinking black leather, biker style!

Good idea Nooka about pink or peach flower for groom. No need for totally matching smile

nooka Wed 28-Jan-15 06:46:42

I suspect that whatever happens you are going to rock your wedding! Biker chic grin

ChippingInLatteLover Wed 28-Jan-15 07:02:26

'Pie shop for tea'. Love it!!

What's the guest dress code?

ChippingInLatteLover Wed 28-Jan-15 07:03:14

Cream cashmere, ultra soft, wrap?

smithneejones Wed 28-Jan-15 07:30:47

No dress code! Oh dear, I've not even thought of that! Its like a runaway train!

ChippingInLatteLover Wed 28-Jan-15 07:44:33

No dress code?

Beach, pie shop... Surely means I can wear jeans very casual clothes?

smithneejones Wed 28-Jan-15 08:02:03

Of course! I thought that too! blush or as sailors...
Perhaps not. So chippin billy balls or button?

youmakemydreams Wed 28-Jan-15 08:08:31

Billy balls. I love that it's a bit quirky. Button bouquets are everywhere.
Me and my mum are madly crocheting flowers for mine and it will have a few flowers in it made by family and friends and dp's late granny.

wobblebobblehat Wed 28-Jan-15 08:11:57

I don't like any of them and I really don't get those button bouquets.

Fresh flowers every time...

addictedtosugar Wed 28-Jan-15 08:39:59

When you first said seeside, I thought sea thistles, however I think that wouldn't fit with your style.

Give the flower girl lollies, I think I'd get the pink or pastel from the second link, and get the groom in a colour that matches.

I agree the first link will disappear against your dress.

Third link could work if groom in brown?

ThinkIveBeenHacked Wed 28-Jan-15 08:44:00

I really like the top one but agree, against the dress and with the BMs lollipops I think it may look plain.

ThinkIveBeenHacked Wed 28-Jan-15 09:27:42

what about a sweetie one for you?

smithneejones Wed 28-Jan-15 10:07:26

Another one I found...

smithneejones Wed 28-Jan-15 10:08:28

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