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big crepe paper flower tutorial

Supersize your wedding flora with this big crepe paper flower tutorial

We know HUGE bouquets are super popular right now, but what if we mega-size the actual flowers instead of just the bouquet size? We love a good huge flower bouquet, headpiece, centerpiece, or ceremony backdrop.

The best part? You can totally make these yourself.

offbeat bouquets and flowers

Cacti, skulls, & rainbows: what’s hot in offbeat bouquets and flowers

Looking for inspiration to take your bouquet or wedding flower game up to eleven? We tapped the talents of our offbeat wedding vendors to see what new trends were popping up in wedding flowers. We found some fabulously offbeat bouquets and flowers that played with colors, textures, and all kinds of details.

From ombre rainbows and underwater scenes to baby cacti and comic book paper flowers, there was a TON to see. Here are a few of my favorite unique wedding flowers and bouquets…

Foodie wedding centerpieces so good you could eat them (and we did!)

I went from a bride who didn’t give a crap about having a florist, to LOSING MY GAWDDAMNED MIND when I saw the edible centerpiece arrangements that California Sister created. We loved them so much we enjoyed them as our wedding table decor AND as dinner the next night.

First check out these amazing edible centerpieces, and then see how we enjoyed them AGAIN with our tummies…

Styling centerpieces by the book: books as centerpieces is a bibliophile's dream

Styling centerpieces by the book: books as centerpieces is a bibliophile’s dream

Bibliophile? Academic? Just a big reader? You can take that love of the written word and inject some serious style into your wedding decor. From vintage travel books to graphic novels and comic books to books as favors, we love books as centerpieces.

Here are ten creative ways to style your wedding with books.

Whether gift or decor, these embroidered vintage photos are AWESOME

Whether gift or decor, these DIY embroidered vintage photos are AWESOME

I once found an old photo album at a thrift store and I remember feeling captivated looking through the photos of those strangers’ lives. The last photo I saw was a wedding photo. Since then I’ve had a fascination with vintage photos as well as incorporating something of myself creatively, like weaving myself into the scene in a way. So I tried embroidering right onto a copy of the photo!

I could see these DIY embroidered vintage photos as a beautiful gift for an engaged couple, a creative way to display your own family wedding photos, or as lovely wedding decor and centerpieces.

Romantic geeks need to DIY these geeky wedding candles for centerpieces or a unity candle

DIY these geeky wedding candles for centerpieces or a unity candle

Remember these easy-peasy DIY menu candles we created a while back? Here’s a spin on that project that your geeky self can use for a unity candle ceremony and/or for your geeky centerpieces. They’re tall jar candles wrapped in lovely romantic and geeky quotes from your favorite movies and TV shows.