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A Florist's Guide to the Perfect Minimalist Modern Wedding Flowers

Flowers are an integral part of any wedding, and choosing the perfect arrangements for your minimalist modern wedding can be a daunting task. But fear not! With the right guidance, you can work with your florist to conceptualize stunning floral arrangements that perfectly complement your wedding theme.

Here are some expert tips from a florist for choosing the perfect minimalist modern wedding flowers.

Photo by Amariah Roderick. @amariahroderickphoto

Stick to a neutral or analogous color palette

Neutral color palettes are a hallmark of minimalist modern weddings, but that is beginning to expand to include pastels and analogous bold palettes. If you're going classic and sticking with neutrals, opt for flowers in shades of white, ivory, blush to keep the look simple and elegant. If you are embracing current trends for bolder color palettes, stick with an analogous color palette to streamline your look and maintain the simple essence of the minimalist modern theme.

Choose bold, architectural blooms

Minimalist modern weddings are all about clean lines and strong shapes, so choose flowers that reflect that aesthetic. Bold, architectural blooms like protea, anthurium, or bird of paradise are perfect for creating modern, sculptural arrangements. Large roses, peonies, and carnations are all popular choices with lots of ruffles and texture. Blending sharper, architectural blooms with softer blooms like roses is a beautiful combination that honors the minimal modern aesthetic. Work with your florist to convey your ideas and your vision. The right florist will know exactly how to execute on this theme.

Focus on simplicity

Remember, less is more when it comes to minimalist modern wedding flowers. Opt for simple arrangements with just a few statement blooms for a sleek and sophisticated look.

Consider non-traditional options

Who says you have to stick to traditional flowers for your wedding? Consider using non-traditional options like dried flowers & everlasting flowers for a modern twist on classic floral arrangements. If you're interested in dried and everlasting designs, check out my wedding flower boutique for inspiration. I specialize in boho and minimalist modern aesthetics for design-oriented modern couples. You can order your florals directly from me online and they last for years beyond your wedding day!

Embrace negative space

Negative space is an important aspect of minimalist modern design. Don't be afraid to leave some space between your flower arrangements, or to use unconventional vases or containers. This will create a sense of elegance and simplicity that perfectly matches the minimalist modern aesthetic. Less is more.

Use texture to add interest

Minimalist modern flower arrangements don't have to be boring just because they're simple. Use texture to add interest and depth to your arrangements. Incorporate orchids for a touch of elegance, or mix different types of flowers like dried and fresh to create stunning arrangements that are both minimalist and eye-catching.

In conclusion, minimalist modern wedding flowers should reflect the clean, sleek aesthetic of your wedding theme. Stick to a neutral or analogous color palette, choose bold, architectural blooms, experiment with textures, focus on simplicity, and consider non-traditional options to create the perfect arrangements for your special day. With these tips, you're sure to have stunning floral arrangements that perfectly complement your minimalist modern wedding.

I'm wishing you all the best with your wedding flowers!




P.S. All photos featured in this article are by Amariah Roderick Photography. I highly recommend her for your wedding, elopement, and engagement photos. She is an expert in dreamy romantic & editorial style.

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