Love and marriage - Ideas to inspire your big day
TV wedding: Alice Tinker and Hugo Horton from The Vicar of Dibley
Orange blossoms have long been the flower of choice for a girl getting married in Spain. Since the orange tree bears fruit and blossoms at the same time it’s flowers represent happiness and fulfillment.
This would serve well for a bridesmaid or a bride who likes to do it differently. What do you think?
Celebrity wedding: Liv Tyler and Royston Langdon
In France, the custom of having fragrant flowers as decorations and bridal bouquets has also been popular for centuries. Each flower represents a special and unique meaning to the bride and groom, and especially fragrant flowers helped freshen things up a bit, before deodorant and perfumes were invented. Wedding bells in France were usually heard in spring and summer when it was warm enough for everyone to bathe!