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paper flowers

“Til Death Do Us Part” takes on new meaning

The meaning of “Til Death Do Us Part” is a little more intense when the bride is a funeral director and mental health advocate. Wait until you see all the skull wedding details, black wedding dress, and heavy metal touches!

A wild zoo wedding — don’t miss the animal-print shoes!

This Pennsylvania couple had their kid-friendly zoo wedding … complete with animal print shoes, and animal masks.

What’s new in alternative wedding bouquets? 34 ideas that go beyond the flower

What if you stepped away from real flowers and saw what other alternative wedding bouquets were out there? We’re not strangers to non-floral bouquets, but I wanted to expand my search into a few newer territories: fruits, candy, pearls, beads, wheat, paper, balloons, fans, buttons, brooches, wooden flowers, felt, and more.

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…

Paper, fabric, brooches, and dried flowers: alternative artificial wedding bouquets that will last forever

Paper, silk, brooches, and dried flowers: alternative wedding bouquets that will last forever

We’ve been featuring non-floral bouquets made of paper flowers, silk flowers, brooches, dried flowers, leather flowers, buttons, and more for YEARS. And with good reason: they last forever, can be much cheaper than real flower bouquets, and can be passed along to others. Win-win. I decided to see what was new in the market for artificial flower bouquets and other materials that can make up that thing you can hold down the aisle… if you wan to. I know, it’s both optional and something I LOVE.

Let’s explore the market for alternative wedding bouquets that will last forever…