Who needs flowers when tambourine bouquets are a thing? #Favors & Flowers#bouquet#bouquet alternatives#diy bouquet#non-floral bouquet May 10 2016 | Catherine Clark bijouxandbits Photos by: Sonya Yruel Photos by Sonya Yruel Related Post Mini birdcages as bouquets? Yep, put a bird right on that Remember the steampunk-y goodness that was Greta and Erty's Victorian-styled wedding weekend? Greta's bridesmaids carried some bird-iful alternative bouquets -- birdcages, natch! Let's take a... Read more Have we got a killer Half Moon Bay wedding coming up later this week for you full of loveliness, but I couldn't wait to share this one particular detail with you. The bridesmaids had TAMBOURINE BOUQUETS! We love us some non-floral bouquet ideas, and this one is just so rad. Imagine walking down the aisle, gently shaking the tambourines and making such a lovely sound. Guh. Love. The best part? This was a DIY project by the bride and her crew to represent the musical portion of the theme. There's a whole lot more DIY magic in store (think embroidery hoops, bud vases, and even coffee beans as decor) when we share Angelica and Brian's full wedding later this week. The ceremony backdrop alone may give you heart palpitations. Watch this space! Shake it, ladies… literally. Also OMG yellow mismatched dresses FTW. I love how they're distinct from the bride's floral bouquet. Matchy without being too matchy. So perf. More bouquets that aren't flowers! These papier-mâché animal bouquets will make you weep with beastly joy Narwhals, unicorns, lemurs, elephants, and woozles, oh my! These papier-mâché animal bouquets were made by artist and bride Mercedes from an upcoming wedding for which you're going to go wild.… Read More How to make fabulous paper rose bouquets My fiancé is allergic to all the pollen from essentially ALL the flowers. Therefore, standard wedding decor, typically involving floral arrangements was a challenge. I’m resourceful, crafty, and obsessed with… Read More Are you ready for the rest of this boho chic wedding in Half Moon Bay? It's a doozy. 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 Hunka hunka awesome: a carnival wedding with surprise Elvis officiant NEXT Badgerface Beauty Supply: bachelorette gifts to "melt the hardest of bitches" Show/Hide comments [ 3 ] This is a fab and fun post. First off all I just love all the vibrant colors on display, but what I really love is the originality. Reply So nice! Now I'm wondering whether my bridesmaids could carry hand bells, keeping them silent on the way in but ringing them on the way out. Reply I love the tambourines! I'd also worry about the noise though… 1 agrees Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Sign me up for your offbeat awesomeness newsletter! 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.