Is It Crazy For a Bride to Carry A Single-Bloom Bouquet Down the Aisle?

Etiquette, Flowers

Many brides choose big, bold wedding bouquets, while others prefer a more understated arrangement. For those planning a wedding with simple centerpieces and other low-key elements, is a single-bloom bouquet a good idea? Our wedding etiquette experts are here to answer your flower questions in our daily post.

I love the idea of carrying just one flower down the aisle. Am I crazy?

"It probably won't work in a huge cathedral, but a single bloom is perfect for a garden-y outdoor ceremony," says florist Alicia Tomlin of Mulberry Row in Sherman Oaks, California, For that wow factor, choose a large, striking bloom (like the peony above, an allium, a magnolia, a sunflower, or a dahlia) and ask your florist to accent the stem with leaves or ribbon.

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