Wedding Ideas by Colour: Cream Wedding Flowers

Wedding Ideas by Colour: Cream Wedding Flowers | CHWV

With many brides wearing ivory gowns, cream is a popular choice for wedding flowers. Softer than pure white, cream flowers are available in many varieties and tones, working beautifully on their own or combining with other colours.

Let’s take a look at some of our favourite cream blooms, and effective designs.

Chrysanthemums

Chrysanthemums are large, bold flowers and the cream variety look stunning used in bridal bouquets. Here we see a beautiful peach and cream bouquet with just a touch of foliage.


Image Courtesy of Mirelle Carmichael Photography

 

On their own, cream chrysanthemums make a real statement. This bouquet is simple and sophisticated.


Image Courtesy of Sarah Bradshaw Photography

Freesia

Freesias are beautifully delicate and available in an abundance of colours including cream. Their fragrance makes them a popular choice for bouquets and posies. This pretty bouquet combines cream freesias with pink roses.


Image Courtesy of Anna Kathrin Koch Photography

 

This very natural bouquet of foliage features just a few delicate freesias.


Image Courtesy of Bethany Small Photography

Gerbera

If you’re looking to add a contemporary touch to your wedding, consider using gerberas in your arrangements. Large daisies, they are available in cream and look great in table arrangements and bouquets.


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This cream gerbera bouquet would look beautiful at a country wedding.


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For a more contemporary bouquet with a hint of yellow, we love this style.


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Cream gerberas can also be added to centrepieces.


Image Courtesy of The Fine Flowers Company

Narcissus

Narcissus (daffodils) are available in creamy shades as well as the more common yellow. This bouquet is a lovely choice for spring.


Image Courtesy of Springwell Gardens

 

This blowsy bouquet of peonies and narcissus is breath-taking.


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Rose

With so many roses to choose from, if you’re looking for a flower in cream or ivory, it’s always a good idea to know a few different varieties. ‘Avalanche’ roses are a popular choice, with a hint of green to their petals and sometimes tiny deep pink spots.


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These David Austin Avalanche roses are combined with delicate blush pink.


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The Avalanche rose also makes a beautiful buttonhole.


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The David Austin ‘Patience’ rose might just be our favourite, with its lovely buttermilk shade and ruffled petals.


Image Courtesy of Parfum Flower Company

Tulip

And finally, for spring weddings, tulips fit the bill when it comes to cream flowers. This table centre is simple but stunning.


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The ivory parrot tulip makes a great buttonhole.


Image Courtesy of Smileys Floral Designs

 

Contemporary and elegant, this bouquet would suit a city bride.


Image Courtesy of Lloyd Photography

Other cream wedding flowers…

Hydrangeas can be found in shades of cream. This mantelpiece display is a real focal point.


Image Courtesy of Petal to the Metal Flowers

 

Orchids meet roses in these elaborate settings. Gold vases and candelabra bring out any hint of yellow or cream in a flower.


Image Courtesy of Stephanie Saunders Flowers


Image Courtesy of Aaron Delesie Photographer

 

Looking for more cream wedding ideas? Then check out the rest of our blog posts and be inspired for your own wedding day!

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