A few days ago, I had an idea for the bridesmaids' bouquets to have a sword hilt for a handle.I just finished the first one, version 1.0, and there are some things I want to tweak and change. But for the most part, this is it! Now, let me show you how I made it so that you too can wield your flowers on your special day.
This is Offbeat Bride's archive of bouquet posts.
I love flowers and definitely wanted to have something to carry to our ceremony, but my flowers had to survive a road trip from Seattle to Moab, the desert environment, a trip back, and still had to look good a month later at our reception! That's a tall order for a bouquet. I ended up inventing my own method for making paper flowers…
You guys know I have deep love of the sequined multi-colored full-frontal freak-out wedding gowns, and this photo of Sara's glittering multi-colored wedding dress fully feeds that hunger. The sparkles, the colors, the boldness of the floral bouquet… I'm moving in.
Some brides choose to make their bouquets out of brooches or buttons. Some are classicists — flowers, the kind that really lived in the ground once. Some lovingly craft their flowers out of paper. Me? I prefer my bouquet to be capable of inflicting blunt force trauma. That right there is seven pounds of bridal awesomeness, hand-forged out of motherfucking iron.
One of my favorite things about Halloween is the candy; you can just imagine how excited I got over Offbeat Bride Leslie's Halloween lollipop bouquet. The bouquet was made from lollipops bought at Candy Warehouse, the sticks are covered in pretty printed tapes. There's more wedding candy, and dark Halloween-themed fun where that came from in this special Halloween week reader round-up!
Whether your style is classically elegant, girly with a touch of vintage, beautifully bohemian, glitzy glam, or rocker chic, Cocroft and Delbridge is going to hook you up with fabric flowers that'll make you think twice before throwing that bouquet. Speaking of bouquets, let's take a look at all the ways Cocroft and Delbridge can outfit your wedding with flowers that'll never say die…
Paper flowers are rad — there is no doubt — and there are so many kinds and so many ways to incorporate them into your wedding. On this very special Offbeat Bride reader roundup, we'll be showcasing a butt-load of paper wedding flowers.