Your birth flower is unique to the month you were born. Each month has a different one with its own special meaning. Some months have several that relate. This can be a fun way of choosing centerpieces and other unique ideas for your bridal shower.
When was the bride-to-be born?
Find her month below, to determine her flowers. Then, check the ideas listed to see if you can add any to your event.
• January...Carnation, Snowdrop
• February...Violet, Primrose
• March...Jonquil, Daffodil
• April...Sweet Pea, Daisy, Day lily
• May...Lily of the Valley, Hawthorn
• June...Rose, Honeysuckle
• July...Larkspur, Tulip, Water Lily
• August...Poppy, Gladiolus
• September...Aster, Morning Glory
• October...Calendula, Marigold, Cosmos
• November ...Chrysanthemum
• December...Narcissus, Holly, Poinsettia, Orchid
• Is she a floral lover? Base the whole theme around this idea. Choose visually appealing displays of color around the room.
• Combine the couples birthdays, by adding his month to the arrangements.
• Select party invitations with this design. They can be elegant or whimsical.
• Your decorations can include the colors of her month.
• Choose paper goods with her flower, then choose complementary decorations. • Have guests wear floral prints or hats with flowers.
• Let guests take home a mini version as a favor, for a personal touch.
• Find a song that includes the name of the flower. • Come up with some creative names for your party food using this theme. If you are having a buffet, display the names at each dish.
• Have a gardener come and give a talk, answer questions from guests, and give tips. • Invite a florist to demonstrate his or her trade. If your guest list is small, each guest may be able to learn a new skill by participating in the demonstration.
• Give the bride a bouquet to take home.
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