One very important detail of the quinceanera is el ramo de la quinceanera–the bouquet carried by the quinceanera. The bouquet is usually selected by the quinceanera herself. Depending on the type of arrangement she chooses, it can be a momento that she will treasure forever.
Types of bouquets used by quinceaneras
Real flower quinceanera bouquet
This is a classic choice for important events, including quinceaneras. Beautiful and fragrant, real flowers are always a good option. Some flowers to consider are roses, peonies, lilies and orchids. You can work with a florist to design an arrangement that flows well with the dress and quinceanera theme. Price will vary based on factors such as the size of bouquet and flowers used. Expect a custom bouquet to cost around $60 minimally, although the price could be much higher.
Silk flowers bouquets
Deciding to go with silk flowers means opening up your options. You will not have to rely on what is in season, and as an added bonus, your bouquet will last forever. Don’t expect to pay less–silk flowers often cost close to the same as real flowers. Also, if you are super crafty, there are tutorials that show the step-by-step process of making your own ramo.
Paper flower quinceanera bouquet
Paper flowers offer a timeless take on the a bouquet. The customizations for this type of bouquet are truly limitless. Any flower can be made, and the materials can be customized to exactly what you are looking for. The bouquet below is from Anemone, and was used as a quinceanera bouquet. It was a real show stopper–the bouquet received compliments all day long! Also, it now serves as a decoration and memento from that day.
Selecting and ordering the quinceanera bouquet should take place at least 6 weeks before the big day. You don’t want to pay more for a last minute order, or worry about your bouquet being in your hands on time. The options are endless, and your bouquet should reflect your uniqueness, creativity and sense of style.