We reflect on the best bouquets of 2012. Which one is your favourite?
– by Erin Whitty
Roxy & Oliver: A Harbourside Wedding
The bridesmaids carried a full stem of elegant white orchids.
Photography: Blumenthal Photography
Kim & Paris: An Outdoor Eco Wedding
The bouquets were made with native flowers by Flowers by Entwine in Northcote.
Flowers: Flowers by Entwine
Photographer: Erin & Tara Photography
Kelly & Michael: A Formal Indoor Wedding
The bride’s bouquet was a cluster of cream and apricot David Austin roses in a bed of soft foliage.
Flowers: Rococo Flowers
Karina & Matt: An Indoor Vintage Wedding
The bridesmaid bouquets featured peonies, David Austin roses, dusty miller and ranunculus.
Flowers: Sally Thompson at Blushing Blooms
Photographer: Michelle Fiona Photography
Kara & Schalk: A Quirky Beachside Wedding
Kara’s girls carried a casual cluster of baby’s breath and dusty millar.
Flowers: White Ivy Design
Photographer: Naomi V Photography
Jess & Dave: A Casual Country Wedding
Jess wanted native flowers and loose, interesting posies. The florist rose to the occasion and created an artful, very beautiful arrangement for her.
Flowers: Poppies Flowers
Jenna & Kane’s Vintage Glam-Themed Wedding
All the bouquets featured Dahlias, antique roses, white lisianthus, white ranunculus, and apricot David Austin roses. The bridal bouquet was bound in her nan’s embroidered handkerchief.
Flowers: Valley Fresh Flowers
Photographer: Popcorn Photography
Janise & Adam: A Vintage Garden Wedding
Janise carried a bouquet of delphiniums, bovardia and cream roses.
Ceremony: The Briars Inn & Lodge
Flowers: Blooms in Bowral
Photographer: Anna Zhu Photography
Lisa & Matthew: A Homespun Vintage Wedding
The bridesmaid bouquets consisted of small roses, tulips and white status flowers in shades of cream, orange, pale yellow and apricot.
Photography: Cassie Bedford
Jacqueline & Ben: A Modern Outdoor Wedding
A brightly-coloured bouquet stood out against the bride’s ivory gown. The flowers included green mini chrysanthemums, pink gerberas and light pink and orange roses.
Flowers: Flowers by Corrina
Photography: Yulia Curly
Sarah & Benjamin: 50s Glamour Wedding
The bridal bouquet featured variegated roses in pink, light pink and yellow.
Flowers: Banora Flowers
Photographer: Angie Branch
Connar & Dion: An Elegant Garden Wedding
The bride’s bouquet featured seasonal cream and white flowers and was bound with navy blue ribbon.
Photographer: Richard Grainger
Clare & Glenn: A Destination Wedding
The bridal and bridesmaid bouquets consisted of Holland roses, white tuberose and imported white freesias.
Photographer: Richard Watson Photography
Belinda & Peter: Indoor Modern Wedding
Each of the bouquets featured a different, single bloom.
Flowers: Susan Avery
Photography: Peter Diakonikolis
Anna & Brett: An Outdoor Green Wedding
The bridesmaids held bouquets of David Austin roses, freesias and garden roses, all in white.
Florist: Plumbago Flowers
Photographer: Anna Zhu Photography
Amy & Michael: A Destination Wedding
Amy’s bouquet contained white and pale pink lisianthus, green hydrangea, white tuberoses and green cymbidium orchid.
Photography: Richard Watson
Amanda & Todd
The bride’s bouquet featured white lotus flower buds.
Photographer: Tony Potts Photography
Amanda & Kingsley: A Pink Parisian Wedding
The bride and bridesmaids all carried bouquets of ivory, dusty pink and coffee coloured roses surrounded by dodder vine.
Florist: Kiss Chasey Wedding Flowers
Photographer: Angela Higgins Photography
Ally & Sam: An Elegant Wedding
Light pink and ivory roses plus tiny green rose buds gave this bridal bouquet a more traditional feel.
Flowers: Lazy Tulip Floral Design
Photographer: Inlighten Photography
Carrie & Peter: A Mulberry Wedding
The bridal bouquet was a simple bouquet of burgundy and white calla lilies wrapped in ivory satin ribbon.
Photographer: Natasja Kremers Photography
by Erin Whitty