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Incorporating flowers on the wedding day is a long held tradition, but in what ways can you include flowers that will be elegant and unexpected? We are loving dried florals as elements of wedding decor as they are natural, eco-friendly, beautiful, and they smell amazing. Who doesn’t love the idea of having flowers that will last a lifetime on their wedding day. There is a beautiful symbolism to these forever preserved flowers that are an amazing parallel to the relationship you are entering on the wedding day. From food to accessories, you and your wedding guests will love being surrounded by this magical aesthetic.
Floral drinks will elevate your signature drink to new levels. Not only will it taste amazing, these garnishes will make your drink really come to life. People will go crazy over this trendy choice, and the photographer will be able to capture some amazing photos of your friends and family sipping these elegant cocktails. You can choose to freeze flowers into ice cubes, or float them on the drink, but either way the results are stunning.
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Bouquets are traditionally expected in a wedding ceremony, but that doesn’t mean your bouquet has to look traditional. Brides are choosing to switch out fresh cut flowers for dried ones. These flowers are guaranteed to look good all day long, and not wilt as you carry them around. Dried flowers don’t have to be brown either, you can look into flowers that keep their color as they dry. Bonus, saving your bouquet is a hundred times easier too, as it is already dried and ready to store in a shadow box.
Place settings are easily dressed up when you carry your love of florals into the table design. Decorating the plates and name cards with dried flowers to match your decor, and possibly, the bride’s bouquet is a creative touch to the table setting. Even if you choose to opt for just dried leaves, this look is natural and rustic.
Centerpieces are a big part of the decor of your wedding, so if you are loving this natural decorating style as much as we are, you are sure to love these centerpiece ideas. Just because the flowers are dry, doesn’t mean they can’t look lush and luxurious. Choosing flowers that you love the look or smell of is sure to make you happy with your arrangements. These dried flowers can fit so many aesthetics from simple minimalism to lavish and over the top. Dried flowers are a centerpiece alternative for every bride.
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Jewelry can be a fun way to incorporate dried flowers into your wedding day ensemble, or your bridesmaids looks. It is even a fun way for you to be able to match your bridesmaids. Wearing your flowers is a great way to tie your bouquet into your wedding look. Some of these pieces can hold the flowers in resin, or you can choose to DIY them with your friends and family for a more personal touch on the wedding day.
Hair accessories are a perfect way to look ethereal and delicate on your wedding day. These flower crowns and flower combs decorate any hairstyle and compliment every brides look. For down to earth brides this style is highly recommended, and will make you feel like a natural beauty. Tucking these flowers into the hair, or wearing around the head as a crown brings out natural beauty and elegance.
Table numbers are a necessary element for any wedding, but it is had to make them fun and unique. With dried flowers, there is an easy way to make table numbers effortlessly blend with the decor. By pressing dried flowers between glass or acrylic panels, you can create chic table numbers that will help guest find their seats without disrupting your decor. Writing numbers is a simple way to label tables, but you can be extra creative and label tables with a flower type.
Invitations will be the first introduction of your guests to your wedding, and it’s theme. Incorporating dried flowers into the invitation gives guests and immediate feeling of how naturally beautiful your wedding day will be. By using flowers on your invitation it dresses up the simple invitation and gives a personal touch to even the smallest of details.
Boutonnieres are a great way to get your groom in on the floral action. Including dried flowers will not only give a unique aesthetic to the boutonniere, but it will also last forever. If you are hoping to save your bouquet a shadow box, who not save your significant others boutonniere as well. With dried flowers, the arrangement is sure to stay together, and be preserved for years after the wedding.
Cakes are an important part of the wedding day decor, and many modern brides are pushing the boundaries of the traditional white wedding cake. With edible dried flowers becoming a trend in the food industry, it is becoming easier to incorporate them into wedding cakes, or wedding desserts. This addition can bring colorful pops to the desert table, and help you have a cake that seamlessly matches the floral vibe of your wedding.
Photo stations are another upcoming and continuing trend. With the importance of social media such as instagram in modern society, photo booth styled decor has become popular for events as it gives guest an aesthetic place to photograph themselves with other friends and family. For brides and grooms with a wedding hashtag in mind this can be a great addition as it encourages guests to take photos and share them online.
Flower girl petals don’t have to be fresh cut. There is a charm to using dried flowers or petals, as the drying process makes the flower so much more delicate. This elegant choice replaces artificial petals that can be cheap looking and harmful for the environment, and are more natural looking than an alternate confetti choice. Choosing flowers that have a strong scent like lavender is also a great way to create a magical moment for you as you walk down the aisle.