Our Blog

Pale pink protea wedding flowers

Finding the Right Flowers for Your Favorite DIY Wedding Style

Planning a DIY wedding or event always begins with finding your perfect style, theme, look, and feel. While this sounds like the most exciting part of wedding or event planning, it can also be overwhelming with so many trends and aesthetics to choose from. Don’t fret! The experts here at Cascade Floral Wholesale are here to guide you in the right direction and offer the best florals to bring your event to life. Set the tone for your day with gorgeous DIY flower creations that you and your guests will swoon over.

Victorian inspired wedding bouquet

Victorian or Bridgerton Inspired

If you consider yourself a big fan of the hit Netflix show Bridgerton or are entranced by vintage floral designs, a Victorian or Bridgerton-themed wedding might be up your alley. Romantic and timeless blooms like roses, peonies, hydrangea, and amaranthus in muted pink tones, creams, lavender, and mixed with delicate foliage, will capture the essence of the era. For added drama and moodiness, incorporate deep blues, fierce purples, and bold burgundy hues. From dusty miller to seeded eucalyptus, choose flowing stems that can drape, cascade, and create a luxurious ambiance.

Bright boho retro wedding bouquet

Boho Vintage 

Jump back in time to the land of peace, love, and happiness that the ’60s and ’70s embodied. For a relaxed and carefree retro wedding style, turn to bright blooms like sunflowers, daisies, gerbera daisies, carnations, delphinium, lilies, and mums. The cheerful mix of bright colors and fun textures will allow whimsical and eclectic vibes to shine. Whether arranged in a collection of vintage bottles, turned into flower crowns, or utilized in free-flowing bouquets, don’t be afraid to get creative and have fun with this special and unique DIY project.

Black tie formal wedding bouquet

Black Tie Formal

Black tie weddings are all about sophistication and glamour. Elegant blooms like calla lilies, orchids, roses, and ranunculus are refined and classic choices. From winter whites and crisp greenery to rich merlot and passionate red, accenting your DIY flower designs with silver or gold metallics, crystals, or pearls will elevate their allure. While guests dress in evening gowns and tuxedos, your chic blooms are sure to be a stunning focal point of the evening.

Modern minimalist bridal bouquet

Modern Minimalist 

If you love sleek and simple, a modern minimalist style is for you. Brilliant yet understated flowers such as white stock, anemones, peonies, ranunculus, and roses will look exceptionally graceful among lush greenery, especially silver dollar eucalyptus. These quintessential blooms are ideal for any bouquet, geometric container, or artistic vase for a chic and contemporary touch to your event. Consider incorporating your one-of-a-kind personality through unexpected decor, mixed metallic accents, or natural textures such as pods and berries.

Rustic southwest free style wedding bouquet

Rustic Southwest 

A rustic southwest DIY wedding style can be summed up in one word — effortless. This aesthetic heavily relies on the natural beauty of the captivating outdoors, which means earthy tones like rust, terracotta, burgundy, tan, earthy greens, and pastels will be the go-to colors. While embracing Mother Nature, untamed or wild blooms like protea, wax flower, spray roses, scabiosa scoop, veronica, lilies, and thistle are the type of free-spirited flowers you might select. These DIY southwest-style bouquets are sure to be loose and unstructured, and rustic centerpieces or ceremony arrangements can be arranged in woven baskets, wooden crates, mason jars, or milk jugs. Don’t forget the pampas grass for the finishing touch!

With so many unique, inspiring, and beautiful wedding styles and themes, you cannot go wrong when putting together the aesthetic for your dream wedding. To achieve the perfect look through DIY floral designs, check out Cascade Floral Wholesale’s DIY flower combos or shop by style to find the ideal blooms. Then, get creative, experiment, and let your imagination run wild to bring your wedding or event to life.