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May wedding florals: Inspiration for a beautiful Spring wedding


Are you dreaming of lush, romantic blooms for your May wedding but struggling to picture what will actually be in season? As a floral designer, I get it - imagining those vibrant spring arrangements with little flower knowledge or a reference point can leave you feeling a bit stuck, but I promise you are in for a treat. I absolutely adore what nature has to offer in May.


Let me show you two of my favorite pastime May weddings.


The florals I created for these two events were completely contrasting in aesthetic, yet both showcase the beauty and varieties that can be achieved for your spring Wedding.



This time of year can seem equal parts exciting and daunting when it comes to choosing the perfect wedding flowers, it might seem like the Season is just getting going but trust me, there is so much available.


Wether you are aiming for colourful wedding flowers or would prefer to keep the tone more neutral, there are plenty of options for you.




Fairytale Soft pastels for J&R at Millbridge court.

Light tonal pink, peach & subtle purple. The perfect colour palette for a May wedding.

Footed bowl teamed with elegant tapered candles
Pastel wedding flowers with movement

Flowers in these arrangements include: Ranunculus, clematis, delphiniums, alliums, jasmine, scabius, forget me not's & lisianthus.

Textured spring wedding flowers
The perfect spring bridal bouquet

Taller blooms such as alliums and delphiniums are great for creating height and three dimension.

Elegant footed bowls are a perfect low level table centerpiece vessel and are pictured above alongside tonal tapered dinner candles.

Vintage Milk churn arrangements
Romantic May wedding flowers



Elegant textural whites for M&M at Kew.

Textured spindly foliage and tall elegant blooms.

Botanical wedding flowers
Magical Kew wedding flowers
Bud vases in the Nash conservatory
Elegant ribbed glass bud vases

Flowers in these arrangements include: Delphiniums, siergrass, peonies, lisianthus, alliums, olive, sweeteas, ammi, nigella & majolika spray roses.

Kew gardens wedding flowers
Nash conservatory meadow flowers

Above photos by: Poppy Carter Portraits

Relocating wedding flowers
Wedding flowers on the move at Kew Gardens

Above photo by: My phone!

Venue: Kew Gardens



I hope this floral inspiration has ignited your imagination and helped bring your floral visions to life. If you are ready to discuss your own wedding flowers I would be delighted to chat with you.


Poppy x



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