Victoria & David

by | Apr 24, 2022 | Real Weddings

Couple: David & Victoria
Location: Whonnock Hall in Maple Ridge, BC

David & Victoria had a beautiful whites and greens themed wedding in Spring 2022, I touched base with Victoria after to hear her thoughts on the day and her DIY experience with You Floral, she has some great advice I thought you guys might be interested in!

Thanks for reading!

xoxo

Sarah

Their Recipe:

  • Eucalyptus – Parvifolia x 3 bunches
  • Eucalyptus – Feather x 3 bunches
  • Eucalyptus – Silver Dollar x 3 bunches
  • Salal x 3 bunches
  • Ruscus – Italian x 3 bunches
  • Olive x 1 bunch
  • Eucalyptus – Seeded x 3 bunches
  • Babies Breath x 2 bunches
  • Cream Roses – Spray x 1 bunch
  • White Lisianthus x 1 bunch
  • Queen Anne’s Lace x 1 bunch
  • White Astrantia x 1 bunch
  • White Statice x 1 bunch
  • White/Cream Hypericum x 1 bunch
  • White Roses – Spray x 2 bunches
  • Pink (Quicksand) Roses – Standard x 1 bunch
  • White Ranunculus x 1 bunch

Reason For DIY’ing:

I love to create, even if I don’t know what I’m doing. For me, it was very special to get to choose the flowers and greenery, assemble, and carry them with me throughout the day. (And I was able to make a bouquet 3x the size compared to paying a professional). DIYing the flowers were a major highlight from the wedding planning experience.

My one regret:

Failing to ask for an estimate of quantity needed. I ended up with quite a few extra flowers, and could’ve saved a bit on that. We ended up making boutonnières with leftovers, but still had more.

Theme:

Simply green – natural metals (brass and gold) and a lot of earth tones with greenery.

Credits:

Photos by: @prestonwongphotography

About The Author
Sarah F.

Sarah F.

Sarah is the owner of You Floral based out of Victoria BC. She specializes in curating flower arrangements for life's most treasured moments. From weddings to celebrations she's widely recognized for her artistic floral selections and for providing DIY insights for many that love the idea of crafting their own bouquets.
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