So I'm thinking orange dahlias. They are bright, beautiful and remind me of fall in New Hampshire, my favorite time of the year. To support a local grower, I want to make sure I purchase the flowers from one. The other colors I am thinking of are green, thinking of the natural green of the flower itself and blue, Joe's favorite color.
Here's what I am thinking for centerpieces:
I like the idea of using mismatching vases/containers. It adds variety and uniqueness to the centerpieces. I've never been a "matchy" kind of girl - I like randomness. Keeps people on their toes. I bought this little number at the Salvation Army for 50 cents - it happened to be 50% off everything in the store the day I popped in, so I got two vases for $1. Fantastic! I want to keep my eye out for mason jars and old tea tin containers, like these: