Floral bouquet alternatives

Floral bouquet alternatives

Bouquets are a common tradition for weddings. Typically made out of seasonal flowers, bouquets are held while walking down the aisle. Want the tradition of holding a statement piece, but aren’t interested in a floral arrangement? There are bouquet alternatives. Bonus points to these options because they will last a lifetime, unlike floral bouquets which need to be dried. 

Brooch bouquets

Shop new brooches you like. Go on a thrift store shopping spree. Gather your favorite brooches from your friends and family. Include a combination of all three. Design your brooch bouquet to match your style and the theme of your wedding. 

Photo via DIY Network

Photo via DIY Network

Feather bouquet

Love birds? Having a boho wedding? Just really enjoy feathers? Make a bouquet out of them! Choose from natural feathers, feathers dyed to match the color of your wedding, peacock feathers or the feathers from your favorite bird. 

Photo via Love & Lavender

Photo via Love & Lavender

Fabric bouquets

If you love the floral look but don’t want to sneeze down the aisle over flower allergies, opt for a fabric bouquet. These can be white or colorful and include fancy pins or gems depending on your style. 

Photo via weddingbells

Photo via weddingbells

Muff

Getting married in a cool climate? Slip your hands into a muff and keep them warm as you walk down the aisle. A muff is a stylish accessory that can also used in photos and gives you something to do with your hands in lieu of holding an accessory as you walk down the aisle. 

Tissue paper

Making flowers out of tissue paper can be a great DIY project for wedding parties to do together.  Tissue paper flowers are a cost effective alternative to traditional floral bouquets and are fun to make and customize. 

Other materials

Bouquets can come in any medium. Make flowers out of yarn or felt, fold a special origami piece out of your favorite craft paper, hold a candle as you walk down the aisle. Choose an item that has significance to you and style it into a fashion that allows you to walk comfortably with it, whether you hold it, wear it or otherwise. 

Photo via Wedding Bee

Photo via Wedding Bee


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