Instead of throwing your bouquet, lock it up in a birdcage for one lucky keyholder #Reception Advice#bouquet#reception#steal-this-idea April 26 | Catherine Clark bijouxandbits Photos by: Katie Kelleher Photos by Katie Kelleher Related Post Toss two-player plushies instead of garters and flowers I am squicked out by the idea of my husband reaching up my skirts to remove a garter to throw to the male people of... Read more Holly and Matt's gloriously foggy mountain top wedding had some truly fabulous elements like the group bus shots and the craft beer named "For Richer or Porter" and "Wedding Bliss Weiss." One of their most innovative wedding alternatives was their alternative to tossing the wedding bouquet: they tied in a love lock theme! Here's how they did it: We came up with a different way to incorporate the throwing of the bridal bouquet. Because we already had a love lock theme going, we locked the bouquet in a birdcage and got a bunch of random keys. Each of the single ladies in attendance grabbed a key and attempted to unlock it! I love that this allows everyone a sneaky chance to win without a huge display. Shy guests FTW! Plus, hello adorable key concept with notes! Can you imagine this at a Harry Potter-themed wedding with the winged keys from book one? And then you could free Hedwig from the cage?! Swoon. DA WINNAH! Fake out your guests with a bouquet toss switcheroo Katie (of Katie & Clinton's photo-tastic family fun farm wedding fame) is quite the jokester. So when she decided to participate in the bouquet toss ritual, she decided to throw… Read More Are you opting to toss your bouquet or try out an alternative like this? Go see what other traditions Holly and Matt bucked! Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Catherine Clark Catherine Clark is Offbeat Bride's Senior Editor. In her spare time she loiters at her local library, makes art, watches movies en masse, plays video and tabletop games, poorly cooks healthy things, cuddles with her feline fur baby, and blogs at BijouxandBits.com. @enidjcoleslaw @bijouxandbits @bijouxandbits PREVIOUS BIFF! BAM! POW! A superhero and pop culture-infused scout camp wedding NEXT Let's get #marriedinModCloth: The new bridal looks from ModCloth are here! Show/Hide comments [ 1 ] That's really cute, and it makes it so much more opt in than tosses often are. 4 agree Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.