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#1 LadyP

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    Posted 19 July 2007 - 12:21 PM

    You are about to make a decision to pick out a design for just the right bridal bouquet for you. Why not add a personal message in the flowers that only you and the groom will know about on your wedding day!

    In the past, flowers were an intimate part of the courtship. A hopeful suitor would bring flowers to the girl he was wooing,the bouquet artfully chosen to deliver hidden messages that he could not say aloud. Many clever young maids indicated their feelings in the choice of flowers they wore in their hair or carried.

    Now, on your wedding day, add a floral message within your bouquet by choosing just the right flowers that will speak for your heart. Think how much fun it will be to share the hidden meanings with your groom!

    MEANINGS OF FLOWERS

    Aster: Elegance & Love
    Alstroemeria: Devotion
    Anemone: Expectations
    Azalea: Temperance
    Baby's Breath: Innocence
    Begonia: A Fanciful Nature
    Calla Lily: Magnificent Beauty
    Camelia: Perfection & Loveliness
    Carnation: Fascination & Devoted Love
    Chrysanthemum: Abundance & Wealth
    Coreopsis: Cheerfulness
    Dahlia: Dignity & Elegance
    Daisy: Innocence, Purity, Romance
    Fern: Sincerity
    Forget Me Not: True Love
    Freesia: Innocence
    Gardenia: Secret Love
    Gladiola: Generosity
    Hawthorne: Hope
    Heather: Admiration
    Hibiscus: Delicate Beauty
    Hyacinth: Playful Joy
    Iris: Faith & Wisdom
    Ivy: Fidelity, Marriage
    Jasmine: Amiability
    Larkspur: An open Heart
    Lilac: Modesty
    Lily: Majesty, Purity of Heart
    Lily, Day: Coquetry & Flirtatious
    Lily of Valley: Happiness
    Magnolia: Love of Nature
    Mint: Virtue
    Money Plant: Honesty
    Morning Glory: Affection
    Myrtle: Joyous Love
    Orange Blossom: Happiness & Fertility
    Orchid: Love & Beauty
    Pansy: Thoughtful Reflection
    Primrose: Young Love
    Ranunculus: Radiant, Charming
    Rose: Love & Beauty
    Rose, Orange: Passion
    Rose, Pink: Perfect Happiness
    Rose, Red: Love & Desire
    Rose, White: Charm & Innocence
    Rose, white & Red: Unity
    Rose, Yellow: Joy
    Rosebud: Beauty & Youth
    Rosemary: Remembrance
    Sage: Good Health & Esteem
    Stephanotis: Marital Happiness
    Sweet Pea: Departure
    Tuberose: Dangerous Pleasure
    Tulip: Love & Passion
    Veronica: Fidelity
    Violet: Faithfulness

    #2 MsShelley

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      Posted 19 July 2007 - 12:42 PM

      this is great, I never knew different flowers meant different things!

      #3 TammyB

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        Posted 19 July 2007 - 01:05 PM

        Mine means... Love, Beauty & Unity

        #4 LadyP

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          Posted 19 July 2007 - 01:57 PM

          Quote:
          Originally Posted by TammyB
          Mine means... Love, Beauty & Unity
          That speaks for you 100%

          #5 CourtneyV

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            Posted 19 July 2007 - 02:24 PM

            Oh I love that. I love the little hidden meanings - I'll keep this one bookmarked! Thanks for posting this, it's a good idea! :)
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            Proud Mama to Evelyn Eileen since June 8, 2010

            #6 BRIDEZILLA

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              Posted 19 July 2007 - 03:57 PM

              How neat! Thanks LadyP!!!
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              #7 starchild

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                Posted 20 July 2007 - 12:58 AM

                This is cool. Mine means magnificent beauty and passion...I'LL TAKE IT!!!!

                #8 dragonfly

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                  Posted 20 July 2007 - 01:13 AM

                  I want to add iris's now, I like the idea of a flower that mean's faith, & wisdom. The flowers I have chosen mean Love & Passion. I think this describe's Everton and I perfectly~

                  #9 *JillD*

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                    Posted 20 July 2007 - 11:27 AM

                    My flowers will mean "perfect happiness"




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