Aisle Dash wrote a blog entry about our boutonnieres!
Boutonniere art by Ilona Peltz on Apr 22nd 2008 11:58AM Filed under: Flowers Sometimes it can seem like the men are afterthoughts to a wedding (even the groom!). The women get the color — the men, if they’re lucky, get a pocket handkerchief, or maybe a cummerbund. The women get the showers and the parties; the men might get a stag. The women get lavish bouquets, the men get boutonnieres.
Boutonnieres. Let’s stop there. Just because they’re small doesn’t mean they’re unimportant. Often undervalued, these small delights add punch to the less flamboyant side of the wedding party.
More than just a rose and a bit of greenery, today’s boutonnieres can be floral, textural, even sculptural. In the words of Shannon Cosgrove-Rivas, owner and head designer at Flourish, they are “a little world unto themselves.”
Take a look through the gallery, and we’re sure you’ll see what she means. Gallery: Boutonnieres as art