Instead of throwing your bouquet, lock it up in a birdcage for one lucky keyholder

April 26 | bijouxandbits  
Photos by: Katie Kelleher
Birdcage love lock bouquet toss alternative
Photos by Katie Kelleher

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!

Birdcage love lock bouquet toss alternative as seen on @offbeatbride

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.

Birdcage love lock bouquet toss alternative as seen on @offbeatbride

Birdcage love lock bouquet toss alternative as seen on @offbeatbride
DA WINNAH!

Are you opting to toss your bouquet or try out an alternative like this? Go see what other traditions Holly and Matt bucked!

  1. That's really cute, and it makes it so much more opt in than tosses often are.

    4 agree

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