Flowers are beautiful creations of God; arranging flowers in various patterns is an excellent method to enhance their beauty. Flower arrangement has been used since a long time in the past to enhance the ambiance of birthdays, weddings, etc. Flower arrangement ranges from simple ones such as a few flowers on your table to the elaborate ones like those used in weddings. Have a look at some wonderful flower arrangements in Fleuriste Facebook Page!
Flower arrangements can be done using fresh flowers, dried flowers or artificial flowers. According to www.theknot.com, fresh flowers are the ones which are most popular for wedding decorations, bridal bouquets, etc. On the other hand, there are some people who prefer artificial flowers mainly due to budget restrictions. Whatever the type of flowers used is, flower arrangements are undoubtedly beautiful if done rightly.
Flower designing- The roots
Garlands, wreaths, etc. made of flowers were commonly used in the past by people around the world. It was the Chinese who tried a different kind of flower arrangement at first. It was nothing but arranging flowers beautifully in a vase containing water. Later on, this technique was adopted by Japan and other countries as well. The flower arrangements of Japanese are closely interwoven with their meditation practices.
Types of flower arrangements
Depending on the style of the arrangement, flower arrangements can be classified into the following categories.
· Traditional style-In this style, the focus is to use more flowers. The arrangements under this style incorporate a lot of flowers. So many flowers of different colors and types, when arranged together, to create an excellent visual appeal.
· Modern style- The modern flower arrangement style comes without any defined set of rules or restrictions. Under this style, a florist has the complete freedom to arrange flowers according to his ideas and interest.
· Oriental style- Oriental style is a more defined form of flower arrangement. Here, the focus is on the orientation of the flowers, that is how perfectly they are arranged in a line.
What makes a good flower arrangement?
A flower arrangement is said to be good if it possesses the following qualities.
Consistency and order of flowers- Flowers are of course beautiful, but randomly putting together a few flowers would not make an excellent flower arrangement. The order of the flowers is important. There should be a consistency throughout the pattern.
Plan- A proper plan or design is must for a good floral arrangement. You should have a visual idea about how the arrangement would look like after completion.
Stability- A good flower arrangement would not be just beautiful, but highly stable as well. For a flower arrangement to stay stable for a long time, the weight of the materials used for the arrangement should be distributed wisely.
Proportion- Different materials like flowers, buds, foliage, etc. are used in flower arrangements. The proportion of the materials are important when it comes to the overall appearance and stability of the arrangement.
Pattern flow- The arrangement should be in such a way that any viewer gets to see and understand the complete pattern in its full awesomeness.