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Editors' Picks: 30 Best Bouquets

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Corsages and Handheld Bouquets

Harmonize with the wedding's color scheme or ask each woman about her dress color before selecting flowers for corsages. Similar corsage styles or a repeating ribbon decoration can tie a group of corsages together.

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    • Roses & Jewels

      Orchids dress up this small handheld bouquet given to the mother of the bride. This is a nice alternative to a heavy corsage, especially when a dress may be made of sheer fabric. The keepsake pin will also be a lovely memory of the day.

    • Glorious Lilies

      Corsages are a beautiful way to honor those women who play an important role in your life. Corsages don't need to reflect the bridal bouquet or the bridesmaids' flowers -- they simply need to fit the style of the wedding and the wearer. This corsage includes magenta gloriosa lilies, yellow billy buttons, nerine lilies, and kangaroo paws.

      Photographer Scott Little; Floral designer Dan Brabec

    • Colorful Nosegay

      Handheld posies like this are popular alternatives to pin-on corsages, which have a tendency to sag when pinned on flimsy or silk material. Purple anemones, orange tulips, and gloriosa lilies are the stars of this petite bouquet. Note the coordinating ribbon wrap on the stems.

      --Photographer Scott Little; Floral designer Dan Brabec

    • Handheld in White

      Small bouquets can make any wedding guest feel special. These are easily created using just a few flowers and leaf stems held together with floral tape. Cut stems to about 5 inches, keeping the flowers in water until the ceremony. Make the bows weeks ahead of the wedding and tie them onto the nosegays the morning of the wedding. (Be sure to dry stems with toweling to avoid drips on pretty dresses.)

      --Photographer Scott Little; Floral designer Dan Brabec

    • On the Hand

      Wrist corsages, like handheld posies, are great alternatives to the pin-on corsage. An elastic band keeps the arrangement in place. Lisianthus, dusty miller, rosemary, and coffee foliage make up this corsage.

      --Photographer Scott Little; Floral designer Dan Brabec

    • Orchids and Berries

      Lavender, snowberries, rosemary, and lambs' ears make this a sweet-scented and texture-rich corsage. Orchids, wired faux jewels, and shimmery ribbon give it a glamorous touch.

      --Photographer Scott Little; Floral designer Dan Brabec

    • Tiny Bouquet

      Another demure bouquet, this one features miniature roses, leafy loops, and a jeweled pin.

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